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At eleven o'clock A. M. Fitch, commanding the Indiana brigade, arrived and took military possession of the place. There are several prizes here, among them four large river-steamers, which will be brought at once into the service of the Government. I have the honor to be, very respectfully, your most obedient servant, C. H. Davis, Flag-Officer, Commanding Western Flotilla, Mississippi River, pro tem. Despatches from Colonel Ellett. opposite Memphis, June 6, 1862. To Hon. Edwin Stanton, Secretary of War: The rebel gunboats made a stand early this morning opposite Memphis, and opened a vigorous fire upon our gunboats, which was returned with equal spirit. I ordered the Queen, my flag-ship, to pass between the gunboats, and run down ahead of them upon the two rams of the enemy, which first boldly stood their ground. Col. Ellett, in the Monarch, of which Capt. Dryden is First Master, followed gallantly. The rebel rams endeavored to back down-stream, and then to