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From The South

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New York, June 2. Piles of the New Orleans Era are reeeived to the 24th. An Alcxandria letter of the 12th gives details of the taking of that place by Admiral Porter aud the arrival of Banks. Plantations on the way there had a large amount of cotton, and a large warehouse was fouud full of sugar and molasses. AU our troops had arrived. Banks was planning another raovement. It is rumored 7,000 reinforcements are coming from Arkansas to the rebel Gen. Taylor. Banks issuedan order offering bouuties for re-enlistments. The First Texas Cavalry, Col, Parig, made a raid on the Jackson Railroad frota .Tickfaw Station to Camp Moore destroying every bridge on tlie road ïncluding a large one over the Tangapahoo lïiver; also all the stations and a car factory, near Independence, with a shoe faetory, tannery, saw and grist mili near Tickfaw, A Baton Rouge letter of the 14th states that General Dudley, with two brigades, made an expedition to Port Hudson, up Clinton E,öad, reaching Bayou Sava. The rebel pickets were driveu withiu two miles of Port Hudson. A raid by Col. Grierson toro up the railroad between Clinton and Port Hudson, cut the telegraph wires and burned the rebel camp.


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