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From Yankeedom.

Petersburg, May 24.
--Northern dates to the 21st have been received.

Grant telegraphs that an effort was made on Thursday evening by Ewell's corps to turn the Yankee right, which was promptly repulsed. Three hundred prisoners fell into Yankee hands, besides many killed and wounded. Yankee loss 600 wounded, 150 killed and missing.

Stanton assures the Northern press that over 25,000 veteran reinforcements have been sent to Grant.

There are no reports from Butler.

The Red river is blockaded at many points by rebel shore batteries. Gen. Canby, who is about to assume command, promises to remove them early.

Sigel has been removed, and Major General Hunter succeeds him.

A dispatch from Sherman, dated Thursday night, at Kinston, states that during that day he had pushed a column round Kinston, in pursuit of Johnston, as far as Cassville.

A hard fight for Atlanta is looked for.

The Herald states that among the passengers on board the prize rebel steamer Greyhound, just arrived at Boston, was Edward A. Pullard, of Richmond, and he is now probably in Fort Warren.

Gold 181½.

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