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The Federals caught in a Trap — Abandonment of Fort Henry. Our loss at Fort Henry.

New Orleans, Feb. 12.
--A dispatch just received from Memphis states that the latest advices received from the Tennessee river, report that Gen. Pillow has got the Federal forces hemined in near Fort Donelson.

The river is still rising, and Fort Henry is completely submerged. It was, of course, abandoned by the Federals.

One Federal gunboat returned to the Tennessee river bridge from Flor The bridge is guarded by 500 Federals. There is a large Confederate cavalry force between them and Paris.

The Union men in Wakely county are cheering loudly for the success of the Lincolnites.

The people of Paris are preparing to leave.

The latest advices from Paducah state that steamers are constantly arriving with troops, destined for the Tennessee river. Fourteen steamers have already gone towards Fort Donelson with troops. Heavy firing was heard in that direction on Tuesday.

The Confederate loss at Fort Henry was five killed and ten wounded. Gen. Tilghman and fifty-four others surrendered.

Gen. Tilghman is a prisoner at Paducah.

The Federal gunboat Essex was injured, and thirty-two on board of her were scalded to death. The aggregate Federal loss was about one hundred.

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