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nder Hurlbut and McPherson. The cavalry to attend the expedition left Memphis for Corinth on the 3d inst. The St Louis Republican, commenting upon the movements in that quarter, says: Promising activity is observable in Gen Sherman's and Gen Banks's department. Quite a number of troops have been concentrated in the vicinity of Vicksburg, and already our lines have been advanced towards Jackson, as far as the Big Black. Posts on the Memphis and Charleston Railroad have been abandoned, an order to co-operate with Gen. Thomas in a flank movement with Atlanta in view. Our own belief, which may go for what it is worth, is that with the indirect assistance of Gen. Sherman in occupying the attention of the rebels in Mississippi, General Banks will find himself amply strong enough, aided by the fleet in the gulf, to contend against the enemy at Mobile and capture that city. Should he do so, and our vessels secure the passage of the Alabama and Tombigbee rivers, a chain of communic