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The Evacuation of Columbus Confirmed — The Federals near New Madrid--Com. Hollins and his Gunboats. Memphis, March 4.--Columbus was entirely evacuated on Sunday afternoon. Everything not carried away was burnt. Many buildings, including private residences, were burnt. The Federals, 19,000 strong, under the command of Gen. Pope, appeared in front of New Madrid, five miles from the river, on Monday afternoon. Com. Hollins and his gunboats fired upon and shelled them and kept themCom. Hollins and his gunboats fired upon and shelled them and kept them back. The Federal lines extend around the town for upwards of a mile. Up to four o'clock on Monday afternoon the Federals had made no response. We continued to shell them from our gunboats. It was supposed that the enemy would make an attack on Tuesday morning, and an attack from the enemy's gunboats was momentarily expected. Island No.10 has been fortified. It is reported from Nashville that large numbers of negroes have been taken off by the Federal gunboats. [Second Dis