War of the Rebellion: Serial 038 Page 0806 Mississippi, WEST TENNESSEE, ETC. Chapter XXXVI.

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Vicksburg, April 30, 1863.

Lieutenant-General PEMBERTON, Jackson:

The enemy have been shelling Snyder's at long range most of the day. Forney thinks that five regiments have landed at Blake's lower quarters.

C. L. STEVENSON.

GRAND GULF, April 30, 1863.

Lieutenant-General PEMBERTON:

Three thousand Federals were at Bethel Church, 10 miles from Port Gibson, at 3 p. m., advancing. They are still landing at Bruinsburg.

JNumber S. BOWEN,

Brigadier-General.

GRENADA, April 30, 1863.

Lieutenant-General PEMBERTON:

Voorhies reports from Holly Springs 500 mounted infantry left LA Grange yesterday morning for Pontotoc [to] re-enforce Colonel Prince. Additional force going to-day.

SAM. HENDERSON,

Commanding Scouts.

Reports of stores at Snyder's Bluff, April 20, 1863.

Articles. Rations. Rations saved Rations

at evacuation destroyed by

of Snyder's fire for want

Bluff, and of

sent to transportation

Vicksburg

Bacon 28,000 20,000 16,000

Lard 1,050 - -

Beef 8,400 - -

Flour 1,323 348 -

Corn meal 12,444 24,778 -

Corn 157,500 360,000 -

Peas 37,200 - -

Rice 42,000 - 120,000

Sugar 40,000 - -

Molasses 4,200 - -

Salt 160,000 - 170,666

Vinegar 3,600 - -

Soap 11,500 - -

Twenty-five thousand bushels corn sent up Yazoo River on night of evacuation, May 18, 1863.

The above statement is taken from letter of Captain E. P. Rareshide,

assistant commissary of subsistence.