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e dispatch from Enterprise dated last evening states that our forces evacuated Meridian yesterday (Sunday) morning. The government property was all saved, and nearlythe Bigbee river. The last train above on the Mobile and Ohio Railroad passed Meridian at 1 P. M., yesterday, and reported the enemy in full view, just entering the f both. We omitted to state above that the telegraph office was closed at Meridian at 12 o'clock noon Sunday--the operator bearing off his instruments and the var South. It is, however, the opinion of the last officers and others who left Meridian and Enterprise, that Sherman's principal force is pushing after Gen. Polk's re extraordinary energy, resulting in complete success. Everything was saved at Meridian, including 2,000 bales of Government cotton, several hundred hogsheads of sugast and most reliable rumor from the West says that the Yankee army is still at Meridian, and that ours is at Demopolis. Considerable excitement prevails in this city
Sherman's corps. Demopolis, Ala., Feb. 21. --The main column of the enemy is still at Meridian. A detachment has occupied Lauderdale, on the Mobile and Ohio Railroad. A portion of a column of mounted infantry have occupied Aberdeen.