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From Trans Mississippi.

Mobile, April 23.
--Western dispatches report that Banks is retreating on Natcher, and Gen. Taylor pursuing. Transports are coming out of Red river loaded with wounded. It is reported that we captured fourteen gunboats that were aground above the Red river falls. Official news has been received of the capture of a gunboat on the Yazoo river carrying eight 24 pounders. Her guns and stores were removed, and the boat burnt.


[Second Dispatch.]

Demopolis, April 23.
--A dispatch from Canton, 22d, says: ‘Gen. Taylor captured 7,000 prisoners, 400 negroes, and 19 pieces of artillery in Louisiana.’

Two hundred and twelve Federal prisoners, captured by Forrest at Fort Pillow, and by Cols. Ives and Jackson near Florence, were brought here to-day.

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