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From Mobile. Mobile, August 9. --Last night a soldier train ran into a land slide between Pollards and Montgomery and killed twelve and wounded fifty-seven of the First Mississippi battalion of artillery. Last night two white men and one negro were arrested for cutting the wires. Some Federal vessels are crossing in the bay. The garrison in Fort Morgan are in fine spirits; otherwise all is quiet below. [second Dispatch.] Petersburg, August 10. --The explosion yesterday is still unexplained. The enemy are concentrating their lines on our right, their left, and receding from the direction of the Weldon railroad and showing themselves in diminished force. Everything indicates that the enemy are throwing themselves, on the defensive. There was little sharp-shooting and scarcely any mortar or artillery firing to- day.
From Petersburg. Petersburg, August 9. --About noon to-day a heavy explosion occurred in rear of the enemy's lines, on the City Point road. The cause is unexplained. There was rather more than the usual sharpshooting and mortar shelling this evening.--The weather is sultry. There was a slight rain to-day.
From Georgia. Atlanta, August 9. --Last night and this morning passed without any demonstration on the part of the enemy. Some few shells are still thrown into the city without doing any damage. The enemy evince a disposition to extend their right further, which rests near the Campbellton road. A captain and lieutenant, from McCook's raiders, who deserted from our army last winter, were captured yesterday.