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; stating that General Pillow had just received an express from Gen. Jeff. Thompson, of Missouri, announcing that General Ben. McCulloch had on Wednesday last made an attack on Springfield, and achieved a brilliant victory over the Federal forces, whtrongly fortified at that place under Gen. Lyon. It was represented as a hard fight, and the loss reported at 600 from McCulloch's command, against 900 of the enemy, with many Federal prisoners taken. The further statement is made, that after theiity,) according to the estimate of the St. Louis papers, did not exceed 12,000 men, nearly all of whom were Germans. Gen. McCulloch, as we learn from a gentleman who arrived from his camp a few days since, had 8,000 men under him, encamped in Northwssouri State line. Gen. Pearce was encamped only a few miles west of him with a force of 10,000, which may have joined McCulloch's column, and participated in the attack. We shall await further intelligence regarding this rumor with great inte
Missouri. --From the tenor of the telegraphic dispatches we infer that there is truth in the rumor of McCulloch's victory at Springfield, Mo. The rigid censorship established in St. Louis explains the rerson why we get no reliable news from that quarter. We publish this morning an extract from the Memphis Appeal, giving an account of the fight.
received there from Springfield, but had been suppressed. All telegraph messages go direct to Gen. Fremont's headquarters, where the most absolute censorship is exercised over them. A dispatch, dated at Springfield, Mo., July 29, says: Gen. McCulloch is moving slowly forward. His forces are divided into three columns, the better to subsist by forage. The Federal troops are quietly awaiting McCulloch's approach. Gen. Lyon has officially applauded Zeigle. [This dispatch was probably wriMcCulloch's approach. Gen. Lyon has officially applauded Zeigle. [This dispatch was probably written in St. Louis.] Louisville, Aug. 3.--The St. Louis Democrat, just received, says that Generals Solomon and Zeigle's troops made the first three hundred and fifty miles' travel from Springfield in three days, but does not state under what impulse the time was made. In the course of some remarks about a battle which had occurred, but whether in reference to the battle at Carthage, or to the recently reported one at Springfield, the paper does not state, the editor says: "The repor