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ty and destroyed a large cotton warehouse and other buildings. Deserters say there are but twenty five men in Sumter, and that it will be blown up as soon as an attempt is made to take possession. [This doubtless accounts for the Yankee assault on Tuesday night in barges.] A special dispatch from Memphis says: The steamer Progress, from White river, brings the news that Gen. Davidson, with cavalry and artillery, constituting the advance of Gen. Steele's army, on the 28th of August, drove the enemy, seven thousand strong, across Bayon Metallic bridge, killing and wounding about one hundred and capturing two hundred. Our loss was thirty.--The rebels burned the bridge after crossing. Gen. Steele was at Duval's Bluff on the 31st ult. Relative to movements in Gen. Meade's department, the Herald says: The intelligence from the army of General Meade is not indicative of any immediate movement. Information comes from deserters that Gen. Lee's army is sc
may see on the stocks. For the sake of the South, however, I hope the rumor may turn out true. The Emperor of the French will, in such a case, reap all the advantages his good will and material support have entitled him to expect from the Southerners; whilst England, though far more unanimous in her sympathies, will have contrived to lose the opportunity of securing a valuable ally without disarming the bitter hostility which prevails against her in the North. [from the London news, August 28.] It will be seen from the memorial to Earl Russell, which appears in another column, that there is reason to believe that the builders of the Alabama, undeterred by the declaration of the legal representatives of the crown that the building of that vessel was an offence against the laws of the country, are about to launch two powerful iron plated rams to prey upon the commerce of the United States. It will be a disgrace to the country and to the administration of our laws if these vess