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army. We are driving them back on the river, and shall kill or capture the entire army. The battle is still rasing with terrible fury. We have captured Gen. Prentiss and a large number of officers. Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston fell at half past 2. One of his legs was torn off by a shell and a Minnie ball struck him in tadvancing. The 1st Louisiana regiment has taken one Federal battery, and several others have been captured. Col. Williams, of Memphis, were killed. General Prentiss, who was captured, says they had 35,000 men on the field are eighteen batteries, nearly all of which have been captured. Gen. Buell had a portion of hision, stores, &c. The battle was a very severe one--loss on both sides very heavy. The fighting is still going on. Gen. Polk is in the advance. Generals Prentiss, Grant, Shernean, McClernand, Wallace, and Smith, command the Federals. Gen. Smith was sick. Two thousand prisoners have been taken and sent to our rea