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From Missouri.

fight at Fredericktown — the loss on both sides — officers killed, &c.

Memphis, Tenn., October 29.
--A correspondent of the Appeal, of this city, in a letter dated at Greenville, Missouri, 22d instant, states that General Jeff. Thompson engaged the Federals at Fredericktown on the previous day (the 21st.) The enemy had a force of 5,000, and the Confederates were only 1,300 strong. After several hours of severe fighting General Thompson retreated with a loss of 42 killed and wounded. The loss of the enemy is said to have been about 400. The Federals had five rifled cannon, and General Thompson only two common guns.

Several officers on both sides were killed.

[second Dispatch.]

Memphis, Oct. 29.
--Some details of the battle at Fredericktown, Missouri, have transpire from Federal sources. The Confederate force were under the command of Generals Thompson and Lowe, and numbered about 5,000--The Confederate loss was heavy, and the Federals small. The Federals captured for heavy guns. Major Jorritt and Captain Hyman, of the Indiana Cavalry, were killed.

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