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Further from Missouri. St. Louis, Aug. 18. --A soldiers' train, near Palmyra, was fired into on yesterday, and one man was killed and several wounded. Gen. Pope has ordered a levy on mules, horses, and provisions for ten thousand men from St. Louis county; 5,000 from Palmyra was regarded sufficient. Enough soldiers are about Palmyra to control the county, and they are quartered in citizens' houses. Major Sturges has assumed the command of the army 30 miles east of Springfield, and has camped about eight miles South of Rolla. No intelligence yet received of Gen. Siegle's location. The 1st Iowa Regiment is being paid off and discharged. Their loss in the late battle was 30 killed and 134 wounded, and five missing. The Missouri Regiment lost 77 killed, 218 wounded, and 17 missing.