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Items from Manassas. A letter dated Manassas, August 31st, written by a member of the 8th Georgia regiment, says: "Fighting continues; we are driving the enemy back." The following casualties are mentioned as occurring in the regiment. Col. Towers and Capt. Dawson, Acting Major. wounded; Capt. Phenizy, killed; Capt. Huley, mortally wounded. The regiment went into the fight 150 to 200 strong, and had 56 killed and wounded. The Yankees have removed the monument erected in memory of the gallant Bartow, near Robertson's house. The Irish battalion, in the second brigade, went into action with about 60 men and eight officers. and lost 35 men killed and wounded. The battalion was under command of Capt. O. C. Henderson, of company G, who was wounded slightly with a shell. Among the officers wounded were; Acting Adjutant Oscar White, in the arm; Lieut. W. Duval Howard, of company A, through the lungs. mortally. Lieut. Geo. B. Herner, of company D, in the neck.
near Washington. Dispatches received from Fairfax Court-House, about seven miles from Centreville, state that no firing had been heard up to 11 o'clock to-day, (Sunday.) Gen. Banks's forces were heard from last night, in a favorable position for joining Pope's army. Miscellaneous. Major Gen. O. M. Mitchell is assigned to the command of the Department of the South. He will immediately repair to Hilton Head, S. C. A dispatch from Gen. Grant, dated Bolivar, Tennessee, Aug. 31. announces a victory over the rebels at that place. It says: "Col Hogg, in command of the 20th and 29th Ohio infantry and cavalry, was attacked by about 4,000 rebels yesterday. Our troops behaved well, driving the enemy, whose loss was over 100. Our loss was 25 men killed and wounded, Col. Hogg being one of the number."A dispatch from Gen. Grant, The report that Gen. Kearney was wounded in the recent battles is contradicted. A dispatch from Memphis reports the capture of a r