Still dark and gloomy but no rain. The papers say that Lee is concentrating on the old Antietam battlefield and Meade is concentrating to fight him probably to-day & tomorrow. How solemn the thoughts that a nation’s destinies depend on the struggle. God help & deliver us.
A victory at Helena, Ark. on the 4th of July is reported.
For more information at the battle of Helena, Arkansas, see this account from the Encyclopedia of Arkansas.