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Confederate victory in Arkansas
Opothieyholo's army Completely routed
heavy loss of the enemy!

Memphis Jan. 3.
--A dispatch has been received from Little Rock, Ark., containing official information that Col. James McIntosh, in command of four regiments, had a fight with the forces under Opothleyholo, the Indian chief, about seventy-five miles northwest of Fort Gibson, on the 26th of December. The fight lasted four hours, and resulted in the total rout of the enemy, who lost 200 in killed, wounded, and missing--100 were taken prisoners. The Confederate loss was 12 killed and 20 wounded. Col. McIntosh was still pursuing Opothleyholo, and the latter was fleeing to Kansas.

The Confederates captured a large number of wagons, 100 horses, &c.

[The news in the above dispatch is substantially confirmed by dispatches to the Government here.]

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