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ed on the second fire, killing two soldiers immediately, and wounding two more, one of whom has since died. We lost twenty-six prisoners, twenty-one of whom were sick in the hospital on the Missouri shore at the time of the attack. Gen. McClernand's portfolio, including his writing materials, a number of written orders to various subordinates, and an inkstand inscribed with his name, were taken by our men. A handsome iron-framed cot was also found, in which it is thought that McClernaMcClernand designed reposing during the night after his victory was achieved. The prisoners captured state that it was the design of the Federals to take possession of the Missouri shore and erect fortifications there — and also that an attack was projected on the Kentucky side, to be executed in case the other met with success. The enemy's troops are said to have fought with bravery and desperation. Latest from Columbus. The Appeal, of the 10th, says: A special dispatch, received l
Latest. We have received a copy of the Baltimore Sun, of the 9th inst. The following is a summary of the latest news taken from its columns: Federal Telegrams. Highly Important from Missouri--Federal report of the Engagement at Belmont — heavy Losses on both Sides. Cairo, Ill., Nov. 7.--The expedition under Gens. Grant and McClernand, from this point yesterday, landed at Belmont, Mo., three miles above Columbus, Ky., (which is on the opposite bank of the Mississippi river,) at 8 o'clock in the morning, to the number of 3,500 men. Our troops engaged the rebels, who were about 7,000 strong, at about 11 o'clock, the battle lasting until sundown, when the rebels were driven from their entrenchments across the river, with great loss. Their camp was burned, and their stores, with all their baggage, cannon, horses, mules, etc., and one hundred prisoners, fell into our hands. Subsequently our troops retired as the enemy received reinforcement from Columbus. Co