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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 heavy. The Federal loss is from three to five hundred in killed, wounded and missing. Further particulars of the battle. Chicago, Nov. 8. --A special Cairo dispatch says that the Federal troops cut every step of their way to the rebel camp, doing sad havoc among the enemy, capturing twelve pieces of cannon, two of whiegiments. The entire loss is not yet ascertained. We lost also one gun, but took two hundred and fifty prisoners. A flag of truce was sent to Columbus, from Cairo, with fifty wounded rebels. Col. Lamon, of the Federal troops, is dangerously wounded. Major McClerken was wounded and taken prisoner. Col. Wright,