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s" for a week past. The other night the picket guard at Bird's Point came running into camp at the same speed as their going from Manassas to Washington. The picket guard were terribly excited — They brought in intelligence that Gen. Pillow was within half a mile with thirty thousand well armed men, moving on Bird's Point — The soldiers in camp were thrown into a state of confusion, which existed for some time.--They were contemplating a retreat when news came that there was nothing of Gen. Pillow's movements towards Bird's Point. General Prentiss, who has been instrumental in stealing negroes for several months, is fearful that he cannot maintain his position at Cairo, and has it in contemplation to evacuate Bird's Point and put his entire force in Cairo. General John Charles Fremont will visit Cairo in a short time; so he has informed General Prentiss. He is now in St. Louis. A few balls thrown into Cairo would cause a stampede equal to the "Virginia races.
From Missouri.Suppression of News by the Federalists — the reported battle, &c. Louisville, August 3. --A gentleman who has just reached here from St. Louis reports that important dispatches had been received there from Springfield, but had been suppressed. All telegraph messages go direct to Gen. Fremont's headquarters, where the most absolute censorship is exercised over them. A dispatch, dated at Springfield, Mo., July 29, says: Gen. McCulloch is moving slowly forward. His forces are divided into three columns, the better to subsist by forage. The Federal troops are quietly awaiting McCulloch's approach. Gen. Lyon has officially applauded Zeigle. [This dispatch was probably written in St. Louis.] Louisville, Aug. 3.--The St. Louis Democrat, just received, says that Generals Solomon and Zeigle's troops made the first three hundred and fifty miles' travel from Springfield in three days, but does not state under what impulse the time was made. In the course of