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am, with plenty of lumber sawed, and a large quantity of sawings all ready for the saw. Jeff. Thompson's fleet on the Mississippi. Telegraphic advices from Cairo, of May 14, state that in the naval engagement on Saturday with Jeff. Thompson's fleet, the gunboat Cincinnati was more seriously damaged by the frequent buttings she received from the rebel rams than was at first reported. She nteresting particulars of the grand naval battle which took place there on Saturday. Gen. Jeff. Thompson, who is in command of the gunboat fleet at Fort Pillow, on hearing that it was the intent hands of her Captain. There was no damage done to the hulls or machinery of our boats. Gen. Thompson was on board the Bragg, which made the first attack. All did their duty nobly, though specit the forecastle. We fired from our big gun not exceeding twenty shots, mostly from the Jeff. Thompson. Our loss in the engagement is two--the cook on the Bragg and the steward on the Van-Dorn.