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rleans.--We have heard vague rumors for several days that New Orleans had been occupied by the Federal troops. Intelligence was received in this city last evening, by way of Nashville, which leads us to believe that the rumor has its foundation in fact. One report, in which we place confidence, says that the Federal forces took possession of the city on the 5th inst., without firing a gun. It is said that the fleet, after the desertion of Ship Island by the rebels, passed Mississippi city, Biloxi, and Pas Christian, which were evacuated, and made an easy conquest of the city. It was found that the incomplete fortifications at Bay St. Louis had been abandoned by the rebels, and, the city surrendered on the 5th inst., in compliance with the formal demand of the commander of the Federal forces. The above statement is the substance of a dispatch said to have been published in the Nashville papers of the 6th inst.--Louisville Journal. The Journal is rather fast. It will be dumb