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fairs in Missouri--the Federals in a critical condition. The Federal troops occupying Pilot Knob, Missouri, under General Ewing, were, on Wednesday last, in a critical situation. Ewing had been previously ordered to withdraw his forces, but hisEwing had been previously ordered to withdraw his forces, but his communications were cut before he could get away. The Confederates has succeeded in planting a battery on Sheppard's Mount, which commands Ewing's position, and were throwing shells into the fort, which inflicted, as we are told, some injury to thEwing's position, and were throwing shells into the fort, which inflicted, as we are told, some injury to the garrison. The Federal post at Mineral Point was also attacked on Tuesday night. The commandant, Colonel Mills, is said to have repulsed the enemy; but it is also stated that he subsequently abandoned the place and retreated to De Soto. On the sa Soto are unknown. Later. The mail agent of the Southwest Branch railroad arrived to-night. He reports that General Ewing reached Harrison's station about 10 o'clock last night, closely pursued by the enemy. Fighting has been going on, bu