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From Missouri. fight at Fredericktown — the loss on both sides — officers killed, &c. Memphis, Tenn., October 29. --A correspondent of the Appeal, of this city, in a letter dated at Greenville, Missouri, 22d instant, states that General Jeff. Thompson engaged the Federals at Fredericktown on the previous day (the 21st.) The enemy had a force of 5,000, and the Confederates were only 1,300 strong. After several hours of severe fighting General Thompson retreated with a los of 42 killed and wounded. The loss of the enemy is said to have been about 400. The Federals had five rifled cannon, and General Thompson only two common guns. Several officers on both sides were killed. [second Dispatch.] Memphis, Oct. 29. --Some details of the battle at Fredericktown, Missouri, have transpire from Federal sources. The Confederate force were under the command of Generals Thompson and Lowe, and numbered about 5,000--The Confederate loss was heavy, and the F
From Kentucky. Federal troops Concentrating in Kentucky--arrest of Geo. D. Prentice's Son while on a visit to his father, &c. Nashville, Oct. 29. --A gentleman who left Louisville on the 22d inst., and who arrived here on yesterday, states that troops from the North are rapidly reaching Louisville, and that Gen. McCook's forces between Louisville and Nolin number not less than 31,000 Three regiments from Pennsylvania, with eight pieces of artillery, and one regiment from Indiana, and another from Minnesota arrived at Louisville on the 21st and 22d inst. All regiments as they arrive are immediately sent to Gen. McCook's command, which is now at Elizabethtown. Two regiments from Michigan were hourly expected. The Cincinnati Commercial, of the 22d inst., says that at least one dozen additional Northern regiments will be sent to Kentucky before the close of the month. Courtney Prentice, the son of the editor of the Louisville Journal, who has been with t
From Charleston. the Federal fleet off Charleston — Conviction of a mail robber — capture of another prize, &c. Charleston, Oct. 29. --It was reported here on yesterday that a large Federal fleet was off this bar, but the report has not been confirmed. In the Confederate Court, Michael McNamara, charged with embezzling public money and robbing the mails, plead guilty, and was sentenced, on one indictment to three months imprisonment and a fine of one hundred dollars, on the second indictment he was sentenced to ten years imprisonment. The Couriers of this morning announces that an armed Confederate vessel has another prize in a safe harbor, and that the passengers arrived safely in Charleston on yesterday. Among them were Capt. Richard Bartlett, and lady, of the brig Betsy Ames, of Wells, Maine, Michael Teunesy, and six others. The Ames sailed from New York for Cardenas on the 6th of October, and was captured some days ago with an assorted carg