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twithstanding the blazing telegrams of the Yankee press about the defeat of Price, it is extremely doubtful it there has been any reverse to our arms. A simple paragraph in a late Baltimore paper says: "It is rumored that Rosecrans has met with a reverse in Missouri. There is a report abroad in this city that Price, having been joined by his forces from the north side of the Missouri river, had met Rosecrans and defeated him in a general battle. that Shelby and Clarke had taken Kansas City, at the junction of the Missouri and Kansas rivers. This is a strong position, and completely commands the Missouri river. The Trans-Mississippi. The news from the Trans-Mississippi is encouraging. General Stand Watie, on the 19th ultimo, captured one of the enemy's posts north of the Arkansas river, with two hundred and fifty wagons and one hundred and twenty prisoners. General Magruder is in Arkansas, attending to Steele, and Shelby is on the Arkansas line, protecting the comm
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probable view of contesting Price's entrance into Arkansas. The Union loss in the battle of the 23d was seventy-five. The wounded were sent to Leavenworth on Monday. The rebels were chased all Sunday night. Constant fighting with their rear guard was kept up. At daylight, they made a stand, and were handsomely whipped again. Most of the Kansas militia have gone home. Martial law is abolished and business is resumed. General Rosecrans was at Little Santa Fe, twelve miles south of Kansas City, with his infantry, on Tuesday night. Dispatches in the border papers say that a train from Fort Smith was attacked by bushwhackers south of Fort Scott. Sixteen men were killed and a part of the train burned. About fifteen hundred refugees accompanied the train. About one hundred guerrillas, under Captain Taylor, entered Maramonton, a few miles from Fort Scott, at 12 o'clock on Saturday night, and murdered Colonels Knowles, Brown, Hawkins, McGonigle, Chadwick and Stout, who were en
eral Craig from Major McDynald. He had just reached the railroad from a trip four miles into Richmond county, Kansas. A battle had been fought between the Kansas troops, under Blount, and the Confederates, under Price, on the 19th. Blount was defeated, with the loss of nearly all of his artillery. After, the battle, Price marched into Lexington, and at last accounts was crossing a portion of his forces to the north side of the river. The Republican contains the following: "Kansas City, October 22. "I have been pressed all day. This afternoon the enemy passed around my right flank, when I gave him heavy blows for several hours. I have heard firing to the east, and have just received a message from Pleasanton, who is fighting on the other side. [Signed] S. A. Curtis, "Major-General." A dispatch from Cairo says troops passing down the river yesterday. on transports, were fired on at several points. Three privates were killed and wounded. Scarcely ab