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From the Southwest.Yankees have met with a severe reverse near New Iberia--two regiments reported captured. All the gunboats except eight have left for Red river.--It is reported that Fort De Russey was taken by assault on the 14th inst., but the report is not credited. On the 18th inst., Col. Holland, with the 31st Mississippi regiment, attacked the enemy on Choctaw Hatchie bay. An entire boat's crew of about twenty-five were killed or drowned. No loss on our side. Col. Holland captured over five hundred head of cattle and some twenty horses.
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