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lls, 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 same evening the town of Potosi was captured by the Confederates. The headquarters of General A. J. Smith have been established at De Soto, where reinforcements were being sent to him. About eighteen thousand Missouri militia are reported to be under arms, together with a number of independent companies. All, or nearly all, of these, however, will most proemy. The towns of Granton, Arcadia, Mineral Paint and Potosi suffered great injury. The condition of affairs below De Soto are unknown. Later. The mail agent of the Southwest Branch railroad arrived to-night. He reports that General ut both sides of that point, severing communication with both St. Louis and Rolla. Escaped prisoners who arrived at De Soto to-day report that Pilot Knob is still held by the rebels, but their numbers and probable movements are not known.