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d General said, when he started on his campaign, that he went there to maintain the Confederate Government in the State, and on his own dear soil, or his bones should be there to whiten on the prairie. He is treading with a determined step. Jeff. Thompson, the wily swamp fox, is on his old trail. He will not forget his imprisonment at Johnson's Island and his having been placed under fire at Charleston. He has taken Sedalia. The Yankees say he paroled or shot the militia captured there. If taken Sedalia. The Yankees say he paroled or shot the militia captured there. If the militia were Missourians, Jeff. Thompson would not shoot them; but they were, doubtless, an accursed and thieving set, who have come into Missouri since the war and taken quiet and unlawful possession of the homes of true Missourians, who have either been murdered or are in the Southern army. Missouri will doubtless be redeemed; and any Yankee will rue the day he ever set foot in a Missouri homestead.
rman and Grant look out for it. Jeff Davis, when he visits the rebel Army of the Tennessee, always sends a large part of it to some distant point. Take care that he don't send this part to Virginia. Capture of Sedalia, Missouri, by General Jeff. Thompson--General Price moving on Lexington. A telegram from St. Louis, dated the 16th, gives the intelligence that Sedalia has been captured by the Confederates. It says: About two thousand rebels, with two pieces of artillery, under JJeff. Thompson, attacked Sedalia at 2 o'clock yesterday, and drove the militia out of the place. A few of the militia in the fort resisted the attack, but finally surrendered, and were paroled or shot. The citizens were released without parole.--The rebels left during the night, and a Union infantry force arrived there this morning. The rebels robbed stores of several thousand dollars' worth of clothing, boots, shoes, &c., burned the water station, but did no other injury to the railroad. The