The capture of Curtis.
Our Dispatches this morning confirm previous reports of the capture of Curtis
His situation is known to have been critical for some weeks.
This fact has been confessed by the Federal
journals, and the Louisville Express,
of the 3d says that "the expedition up White river
was compelled to abandon the idea of supplying Curtis
He is 80 miles above Little Rock
, in a perilous position.
The Confederate General Rains
is pressing him in the rear with a force of 12,000 men, and fears are entertained that Curtis
will be defeated."