Seige at Vicksburg heard all the way in Monroe!

This just blew me away when I found it!   Washington Telegraph (Washington, AR) June 10, 1863, Page 2 The Monroe Register of the 2d estimates our forces within the works at Vicksburg, at 25,000, under command of General Stephenson:  Grant's at 60,000, completely surrounding the city, and Johnston in his rear at 35,000.  No … Continue reading Seige at Vicksburg heard all the way in Monroe!