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ards the Twenty-first Alabama regiment was raised, the troops composing it being for the most part from the most respectable families in Mobile, and a great many of them under the conscript age. The regiment was mustered in for a year, not to leave the limits of the State, but was soon sent to Mississippi, and engaged in the battle of Shiloh. The regiment was then sent back to Mobile, and a portion of it placed in Fort Gaines, under the command of its colonel, and the other part sent to Choctaw Bluff. --That portion in Fort Gaines is, by this disgraceful surrender, handed over to the enemy. Our informant, who gives us these particulars, is at a loss to account for Anderson's conduct, as in the army he was considered an officer of bravery and honor. In Petersburg, yesterday, there was nothing new. There was no shelling of consequence. The explosion which occurred on Tuesday was within the enemy's lines, on the City Point road, and was caused probably by some of Grant's mining m