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The battle in Arkansas,

members, (via New Orleans) March. 11th --Fort Smith, March 9th,--Our troops, under Van- Dorn and Price, engaged the enemy for three days--the 5th, 6th and 7th of this month at Pea Ridge, Benton county, Ark., near the Missouri line. Our loss was heavy, including Gens. McCulloch and McIntosh killed. On the 7th, Glack was mortally wounded. Gen. Price was wounded in the arm, Col. McBae killed, and Col. Gerris wounded in the arm.

Our forces are in the rear of the Federals, and driving them southward, sanguine of success. We are looking for further news every hour.

The bodies of McCulloch and McIntosh were brought to Fort Smith for interment.

The following dispatch is to a gentleman in the city, and is reliable:

Memphis, March 11.--Van-Dorn and Price have been fighting the enemy three days. The fighting is desperate. Gen. McCulloch and Gen. McIntosh have been killed, and Gen. Price slightly wounded. Our force under Van-Dora are in the rear of the enemy, and are driving them southward. We are whipping them beyond a doubt. A great victory has been achieved.

The following was received at the War Office:

Our army under Van Dorn and Prices have been fighting on the 6th, 7th, and 8th, near the Missouri line. There are about 30,000 on each side. Our troops are badly armed, but fight like devils. They will, eventually, defeat the enemy. Generals McCulloch and McIntosh are both killed; their remains are on the road near here. Generals Price and Slack are wounded.

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