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Glorious News.

VICKSBURG SURRENDERS

THE REBEL CONFEDERACY BISECTED

THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER OPENED

THE REBELLION IN COLLAPSE

THE NORTHWESTERN CONFEDERACY STRANGLED.

COPPERHEADISM DEFUNCT

LOYALTY TRIUMPHS OVER TREASON

"The Union Now and Forever — One and Inseparable."

The information contained in our dispatches this morning causes a thrill of joy throughout the nation, Vicksburg is ours. The long agony is over, and the Flag of the free again floats in triumph over the boasted rebel stronghold.

The consequences of this triumph of the Union arms, it is impossible to over-estimate. It is almost the last stroke which hopelessly divides the rebel confederacy. When Port Hudson shall have fallen (which must soon follow, if it has not already taken place) the Mississippi, the property of the nation, but so long closed by traitors, will be again open to the commerce of the world. The last hope of the rebels of a diversion in their favor through the traitorous scheme for a Northwestern Confederacy will be crushed out, Treason-shriekers and carpers at the Government about the manner of conducting the war will be silenced, and the most infamous and causeless rebellion ever known will hasten to its downfall.

At the time of writing (midnight) we are unable to give any details concerning the glorious event — though we may receive them before we go to press. A rumor places the number of prisoners at about 24,000, but with what truth we are unable to say. Enough is known, however, to quicken the pulse and inspire the enthusiasm of every loyal man. Let the whole nation rejoice.