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rict, including the army corps of Tennessee, but in the present movements will act as second in command under the Major-General commanding the Department. Cincinnati. Friday May 2.--The Commercial has, from its correspondent with the army of Gen. Saileck, the following official figures of our loss at the battle of Pittsburg Landing: KilledWounded.Missing. McClernand's2511,351286 W H L Wallace's2281,0331,163 Lew Wallace's4225795 Hulburt's3131,449325 Sherman's4371,402482 Prentiss's1935621,802 Crittenden's8041037 Nelson's9364210 McCook's948064 Total1,7257,8324,044 The total killed wounded, and missing is 13,661. About 300 of the wounded have since died. [After this expense, we hope to hear no more of a Yankee victory at "Pittsburg Landing" --or properly Shiloh] From Yorktown. The following is the substance of the news from Yorktown, published in the Northern papers of May 2d: The intelligence from Yorktown is important, as indicating, to
Union feeling in Memphis, which will astonish the people of that enlightened city. The cheering of the Federal General, Prentiss, is characteristic of the elastic imagination of a Northern letter writer: Cairo, April 28.--There are 5,000 bales aphic dispatches. The Safety Committee talk of suppressing it. On Wednesday succeeding the battle of Pittsburg, Gen. Prentiss and 2,336 Union prisoners passed through Memphis, The men were in good spirits, and kindly treated by the inhabitants The citizens contented themselves with waving handkerchiefs and looking the interest they dare not openly express. Prentiss made a Union speech to his men, and the citizens cheered him. Provost Marshal E. D. McKisseck bade him remain silent. PPrentiss told him that he had four to one more friends in Memphis than he (McKissock,) and said to the citizens, keep quiet for a few weeks and you will have an opportunity to cheer the old flag to your heart's content. Our soldiers sang "The Star Sp