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s army. Rosecrans himself appears to be falling back, which renders this supposition still more probable. We presume that General Bragg will follow him closely, should he be moving, as reported, towards Nashville. An officer lately from Port Hudson reports our loss in the engagement there at six hundred. The negroes in the Yankee army were put in front, and they broke at the first fire. As many of them were killed by the Yankees as by the Confederates. The whereabouts of Kirby Smith is still in doubt, some saying that he crossed at Port Hudson with eighteen thousand men, whilst others contradict the news of his arrival. All accounts continue to agree in describing the Yankee loss before Vicksburg as unprecedentedly large — from thirty to forty thousand killed and wounded being the figures given by some correspondents. Five Yankee Generals are said to have been killed, among them Burbridge, who lately distinguished himself a la Butler, in the Deer Creek expedition,
re of the State." Gen. Burnsides returned to Cincinnati on the 8th inst. Letters from Ireland, dated at Limerick, Tuam, Longforth, Kilrush, Ballinasice, and other places, state that the tide of emigration to America continued with an unabated flow. Gold was quoted in New York on the 8th at 142½ The New Orleans papers are not allowed to publish anything about the Port Hudson battle. The New York Herald's correspondent says: A great mystery hangs over the fight at Port Hudson, on the 27th ultimo. Nothing concerning it is allowed to be published in any of the papers of this city, and no official information can be had from any one on the subject. Admittance to the hospitals is also refused, and although the wounded have been arriving here in large numbers, we have been thus far unable to obtain their names or condition. A correspondent of the Philadelphia Enquirer, writing from Murfreesboro' on the 1st instant, says: "Last night there was an at the head
hausted, particularly percussion caps." This is the substance of the message, although not its exact terms. Douglas volunteered also other valuable information which leaves no doubt of the ultimate capture of the rebel army. The news from Port Hudson is important. General Banks has entirely surrounded the place and is master of the situation. His lines extend from river to river, and the gunboats are investing the fort above and below. Not a man can escape. My informant left on the 29t Georgia regiment to break through our lines and escape, but they were repulsed with considerable loss. Gen. Banks, in an official dispatch, dated the 28th; after highly complimenting the negro troops, two-thirds of whom he got killed at Port Hudson, says: Our losses from the 23d to this date, in killed, wounded and missing, are nearly one thousand, including, I deeply regret to say, some of the ablest officers of the corps. The fight at Brandy Station — position of Affairs at