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Battle near Corinth.
the Confederates again victorious!

The following dispatches were received at the office of the Adjutant-General on Sunday night. Up to a late hour last night nothing further had been received. From these dispatches we reasonably conclude that our arms have again been victorious, and that a great victory over the forces of Rosecrans has been achieved:


Headquarters Cavalry,
Davis Bridge, 3d, via Holly Springs,
October 5th, 1862.

By direction of Major General Van-Dorn, I beg leave to forward to you, by telegraph, from Holly Springs, the following dispatch.

(Signed) Wirt Adams,
Colonel Commanding Cavalry.

Hdq'rs forces near Corinth,

October 3--5:30 P. M.
To Col. Wirt Adams:
Have driven the enemy from every position. We are within three quarters of a mile of Corinth. Enemy huddled together about town, some on the extreme left, trying to hold possession. So far, all glorious, and our men behaved nobly. Loss, I am afraid, is heavy. It is nearly night. Lovell's and Price's troops have our thanks.

(Signed) Earl. Van-Dorn,
Major General Commanding.

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