Holly Springs Miss Jan 4th 1863,
BRIG GENL C. S. HAMILTON
The Soldiers referred to should be tried by a Military commission 1 send the names of three Officers to compose it and the commission will at once be ordered
A Despatch of 29th or 30th date not given from Sherman and the Commander of naval fleet, says gunboats were then engageing enemies batteries Sherman was inland three miles from Vicksburg. hotly engaged the enemy not a word said of prospect. From secession sources I learn that the Grenada Appeal of 31st says the Yankees have taken Vicksburg
Eighty five bags of mail matter passed down to Memphis last night for the army
U. S. GRANT.
Telegram, copies, DLC-USG, V, 18, 30; DNA, RG 393, Dept. of the Tenn., Letters Sent.
Holly Springs, Miss. Jan. 4, 1863.
BRIG. GEN'L J. C. SULLIVAN,
Van Dorn has gone East from Potatoc, and is gathering all the Cavalry and Partizan Rangers he can. Roddy is about Tus