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coming from a public officer anxious for the good of the service. It has accomplished its object. Fremont is removed, but the end is not yet. A battle at Guyandotte — the Federals Badly Whipped — the town subsequently burnt by the Yankees. Gallipolis, Ohio, Nov. 11. --Guyandotte, Va., on the Ohio river, thirty-six mGuyandotte, Va., on the Ohio river, thirty-six miles below here, was attacked last night by 600 rebels, and out of 150 Union troops stationed there, only about 50 escaped; the rest were killed or taken prisoners. The rebels, both male and female, fired from the houses on our men. Three steamers, which passed down last night, were compelled to put back. These steamers went back to Guyandotte at ten o'clock this morning with 400 Unionists, from Point Pleasant, but nothing has been heard from them since. Three steamers have passed up since the skirmish, and report not a person to be seen in town. Gallipolis, Ohio, Nov. 11, P. M. --The steamer Empire City has just arrived from Guyandotte The
From Western Virginia. Cincinnati, Nov. 12. --The defeat of the Union troops at Guyandotte, Va., was accomplished by the treachery of the inhabitants conspiring with a force of rebels, variously estimated at from five hundred to one thousand men, who concentrated in the country back of the town. These troops proposed, with the assistance of the rebel to habitants of Guyandotte, to annihilate the Federal troops stationed at the town, consisting of 250 men, port of a Virginia regiment aGuyandotte, to annihilate the Federal troops stationed at the town, consisting of 250 men, port of a Virginia regiment and a few of Col. Zeigler's Virginia cavalry. It was arranged between the rebel cavalry and rebel citizens to massacre our troops in cold blood. Accordingly these rebel citizens assumed a very friendly manner to our troops last Sunday evening, and invited them to their houses on various precepts, and all who were off duty accepted the invitations.--While being thus entertained the rebel cavalry dashed into the town. Signals were displayed from every house where the General soldiers were an