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We have by flag of truce Northern dates of October 5.

In the engagement of September 30, near Squirrel Level, the Federals acknowledge a loss of two thousand in killed, wounded and prisoners, more than half of whom were prisoners.

On Sunday last a shell from a rebel battery grazed General Meade's boot leg, took a piece from the tail of General Humphrey's horse, and entered the ground between Generals Bartlett and Griffin. The shell did not explode.

The Tribune is silent as regards operations north of the James, but says Farragut arrived at Fortress Monroe on the 4th and proceeded up James river.

A dispatch to the Tribune from Louisville, dated October 4th, says that ‘"a band of thirty-five guerrillas captured two upward- bound freight trains on the Nashville railroad at 10 o'clock last night, between Richland station and Fountainhead. They burned nineteen cars, but they contained no stores. To-day the trains will be slightly disarranged by the disaster."’

Accounts from Missouri state that General Price is moving on Rolla in three columns, the right under Shelby and Marmaduke, the centre under himself, and the left under Cooper — the latter being composed mainly of half-breed Indians. About five hundred rebels entered Union, the county seat of Franklin county, on Saturday, and captured about one hundred of the county militia.--Washington had a garrison of six hundred men, under Colonel Gale, who evacuated the place on the approach of the rebels, and took his men and stores across the Missouri river. The depot at Jacksonville, on the North Missouri railroad, was burned by guerrillas on Monday morning.

General Schofield has received information that General Burbridge captured the salt works near Abingdon, Virginia, with little resistance.

[He received a bloody repulse.--Dispatch.]

On Saturday last a portion of Forrest's command shelled Athens, Alabama.--Guerrilla bands are operating near that city, and last week two or three commissary trains were captured.

On Monday, Forrest appeared before Dalton, Georgia, and demanded its surrender.

On the 4th, gold opened at 192, fell to 189 1-2, and closed at 190 1-4.

Judge J. S. Baldwin, late chief justice of the California Supreme Court, died in San Francisco last Saturday. He was a native of Virginia.

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