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e General commanding this military district returns his thanks to the troops under his command at the battle of Belmont on yesterday. It has been his fortune to have been in all the battles fought in Mexico by Generals Scott and Taylor save Buena Vista, and he never saw one more hotly contested or where troops behaved with more gallantry. Such courage will insure victory wherever our flag may be borne and protected by such a class of men. To the brave men who fell the sympathy of the cehoods that ever blistered a tongue. But so far from this being a repulse, from the evidences now accumulated, it proves to have been one of the most signal and brilliant victories that have graced the pages of our history since the record of Buena Vista. It will be seen from the official report of General Grant, that the object of the expedition was not for the attack of Columbus, but for the purpose of diverting the enemy from sending reinforcements to Thompson, Price, or Buckner, and I hav