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The fight at Harrisburg, Mississippi. We have some further particulars of Forrest's fight at Harrisburg, near Tupelo, Mississippi, of which very brief notice has been made in official telegrams. On Tuesday, July 13th, our forces commenced marching towards Pontotoc to meet the enemy, who seemed afraid to come further South.
gagement, which lasted two hours, the Yankees admit a loss of 500 killed and wounded. On Friday the enemy commenced a retreat, which was admirably conducted.
General Forrest pursued and engaged them a few miles north of Tupelo, when he received a slight but painful wound in the foot.
Our loss in the several engagements will r lieve a victory as great as that of Tishomingo creek would have followed.
The people of this portion of the State owe a debt of gratitude to Generals Lee and Forrest, and the gallant officers and men of their commands, which they can never repay.
The destruction of property in the enemy's line of march far exceeds that of all