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Gen. Prentiss had arrived and taken command of all the forces in this section. Rolla, Mo., August 18. --Captain Emmett McDonald was in town to-day. He reports that Capt. Charles C. Rodgers, aid-de-camp to Governor Jackson, and Capt A. Colmegel received his commission as Brigadier General on Saturday, and assumed command of the Federal forces yesterday. McDonald was escorted beyond the lines yesterday, and sent on his way to Springfield. He no doubt gained much valuable informaties the Provisional Government of Missouri will be considered as an enemy to the State, and dealt with accordingly. McDonald was very anxious to go to St. Louis, but his application was refused. He asked many questions, with a view of ascertain how many troops, cannon, &c., there are in that city, and what preparations are being made to resist an attack. Capt. McDonald reports that Generals Pike and Clarke were slightly, and Brigadier- Gen. Stack seriously wounded in the late engageme