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egiments were among the forces which left with Pillow and Floyd in the night. The rebel surgeons place their loss in killed and wounded at between three and four hundred killed and double the number wounded. The following are the names of some of the rebel officers captured: Col. Gantt, Col. Voorhees, Col. Forrest, Col. Brown, and Col. Abernathy. The following dispatch shows that the Federalists have discovered that they have not captured Gen. A. S. Johnston: Cairo, Feb. 17.--The steamer Memphis arrived from Fort Donelson this evening, bringing a Mississippi regiment of prisoners and some fifty or sixty wounded soldiers who were left at Mound City. Eight or nine others boats were on their way up with prisoners. The rebels who escaped from Fort Donelson went to Nashville or Clarksville, where it is supposed the rebels will make another stand. The prisoners from Fort Donelson will probably be sent to Camp Douglas, Chicago. It appears that the General J
face they might recognize. Many were under the impression that they would be paroled; but when they found they were to be sent North they were ready to take any oath. Two-thirds of the prisoners manifest a desire to return to their allegiance, and some acknowledge that they had been humbugged into their present unfortunate position. Six thousand prisoners have already arrived here, and others will be brought down as soon as transportation can be procured. Fort Donelson, Feb. 17.--Gen. Grant has promulgated a most stringent order against plundering from the inhabitants, also against stealing property taken in battle. Before surrendering the rebels threw most of their late mails into the river. Col. Markland, postal director, however, succeeded in seizing a number of mail bags and some outside letters, supposed to contain important information. Captain Dixon, the rebel Chief of Artillery, and the engineer who constructed the fortifications, was killed in t