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ege of Matamoras.interesting Details. The Houston (Texas) Telegraph publishes a lengthy account of the siege of Matamoras, taken from an advanced copy of the Brownsville Flag, of November 28. We condense the following from the Flag's article, omitting merely such portions as would prove of no interest to our readers: On Thursday last, the fight was carried on with great energy, the forces of Carvajal, making some headway towards the main plaza, which is the decisive point. In all Mexican towns, the plaza is the main point of defence and attack; and while that is held, the assailants never consider themselves victorious. In the instance now under consideration, General Garcia is the commander of the city forces, and his headquarters are on the main plaza of the town. His position is fortified by barricades across the streets leading into the square, and by breastworks upon the tops of the surrounding houses. By means of these barricades and breastworks, he has command of