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Interesting from the Southwest--Grant's army Retreating. After our force had gone to press Wednesday night a telegram from Mobile came to hand stating that Gen. Van. Dorn, with a large cavalry force, and capture. Holly Springs with fifteen hundred pickets and large quantity of small arms, and had also destroyed a millions of dollars worth of Yankee Gen. J. H. Margin was acting in order with Gen. Van Dorn. He reached Jackson at about the same time and Dorn got to Holly Spring. Yankee communication with Grant's army were entirely cutoff and at last accounts Grant was as fast as possible. Another dispatched says that the enemy's gunboats assented the Yazte river on the 22d instant, and finally destroyed the residence and negro quarters in Johnson's place.
Later from the Southwest. Mobile Dec. 25. --A special dispatch to the Advertiser, dated Grenada, 24th instant, says: Gen Van Dorn's attack upon Holly Springs was made at daylight on Monday last, and was a complete success, without the loss of more than fifteen man on our side. The enemy's killed and wounded, besides the prisoners already reported, is estimated at 400. Four trains and $1,500,000 worth of army stores were destroyed. General Grant, the Abolition commander, barely escaped capture.