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Telegraphic dispatches.

The following dispatches from the West were received last Friday night, too late for insertion in Saturday's paper:

Memphis, March 20.--The enemy commenced shelling the works at Island No.10, at long distance, on Saturday, the 15th, which was kept up during that day and the succeeding one (Sunday.)

On Monday, eight gunboats and six mortars were brought down, when the attack was again renewed. Three gunboats were lashed together, and made a desperate attack on Capt. Buckner's Battery.

Lieut. Clarke, of Captain Buckner's battery, was killed. No others

The battery sustained considerable injury during the four days bombardment.

One of the enemy's gunboats was disabled and towed back on Monday. The other boats were struck, but the extent of damage done is not known.

Our troops conducted themselves with great spirit and resolution.

The river is falling slowly at the Island.


Memphis, March 21.
--A special dispatch to the city papers states that Sergeant Kottle, of the McCulloch Brigade, having escaped from the Yankees, reached Fort Smith on the 19th. He reports that the enemy's loss, in the battle at Pea Ridge, was two thousand killed and wounded. They captured three hundred prisoners, many of whom are citizens.

The Yankees are preparing for another attack.

General Seigel was wounded in the arm slightly.

Two Texas regiments, which were sent to bury our dead under a flag of truce, were fired on by the enemy.

Three thousand Yankees are on route to reinforce Gen. Curtis.


Memphis, March 21.
--Information received here from Corinth, Mississippi, states that the Yankees are retreating to Tennessee river.


Memphis, March 21.
--A steamer from up the river brings intelligence that the Yankees are slowly moving down the west bank of the Mississippi.

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