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ho were greatly impeded by wires tied around stumps; but "not one on their side faltered — not a score of the gallant stormers escaped." The fighting is represented as desperate, but was over by sunrise. Gen. Burnside offered them an armistice from 10 A. M. to 5 P. M. to bury their dead, which was accepted. The Yankees state the Confederate loss at 1,000 killed and wounded, 250 prisoners, and 3 flags. Their own loss is put at 80. Col. Girarde, of the 13th Mississippi, was killed, and Lt. Col. O'Brien, brother of Mrs. Brownlow, is a prisoner. The N. Y. Tribune says: "Advices from Cumberland Gap to the 3d inst. say that Gen. Foster had driven the rebels under Longstreet from Clinch river, and was in hot pursuit of them. There was little hope felt, however, that the enemy would fail to make good his retreat, as our forces were checked on Wednesday and a wide distance put between the armies. The column sent to the relief of Gen. Burnside is under the command of Gen. Sherman, wh