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News from the Potomac ne--Decisive victory for the Confederate arms. The news of a victory over the Federalists at Leesburg, Loudoun county, Va., was communicated to the War Department yesterday in the following dispatch: Centerville, Oct. 22.--Gen. Evans report that he was engaged most of the day on yesterday with twelve regiments and five battery of the enemy, near the Potomac — they crossed under cover of artillery fire. He gave them back with a heavy loss in killed and wounded, a. Six pieces of artillery are capture. Gen. Evans command consisted of four regiment and five cannon." In addition to the foregoing, we received of following dispatch from our special correspondent. [by Telegraph.] Manassas. Oct. 22.--A fight took place yesterday near Leesburg between Gen. Evans's Brigade consisting of four regiments and five and twelve regiments of the enemy, and five batteries of artillery. The Federals generally whipped with a loss of 75 killed, prisone
Later. Statements of Federal Prisoners.--Hundreds of the Enemy Killed and Drowned--One Loss Heavy — Baker Certainly killed. The following dispatch was received from correspondent at nine o'clock last night. [by Telegraph.] Manassas. Oct. 22--P. M.--The fight near was more serious than first realized. That account was sent from the of the engagement at dusk last night.--one hundred and twenty Federals were brought to Sudley Church this evening.--they say the fight commenced in the morning and continued at intervals during the Between four and five hundred of the enemy were killed, and three hundreds drowned in the Potomac. The prisoners will to morrow morning. The loss is also heavy — say three hundred killed and wounded. Baker, the "Beauty and booty Senator, is enemy's killed." We infer from the previous movements of Gen. Evans's brigade, that the Federal were into the belief that our forces had already withdrawn from the neighborhood of b
Battle near Leesburg. the forces engaged--Confederate victory — large number of prisoners — the killed and wounded, &c., &c. Manassas, Oct. 22. --Gen. Evans, with 2,500 Confederates, engaged Gen. Stone. with 10,000 Federals, at Leesburg, on yesterday. The battle lasted all day, and the Confederates were victorious. The Federal loss was 400 killed and wounded--520 were taken prisoners; and 300 Federals were drowned while trying to recross the Potomac. The Confederate loss was 300 killed and wounded. We took six cannon and six hundred small arms. [official.] Headquarters Army of Potomac, Centerville, Oct. 22, 10½ P. M. In addition concerning the victory of Genevan, I have to report the capture of nearly 600 prisoners, and 1,200 stand of arms. Their killed and wounded and prisoners amount to between 1,000 and 1,200. The rout was total. The fight was an infantry engagement exclusively. The forces engaged were the 8th Virginia,
Affairs at Key West. Augusta, Ga., Oct. 22. --The Charleston Courier, of this morning, says two gentlemen and a lady, who escaped from Key West, have arrived in that city, and report that there are about 10,000 Federals at Key West and Fort Jefferson. Among those compelled to take the oath of allegiance is Mr. F. J. Morena, the brother-in-law of Secretary Mallory. In the Point were two English and one French frigate. The yacht Wanderer is now used as a patrol and guard boat. It was reported that the English and French naval officers were to have a meeting to decide upon and report that the blockade is totally inefficient.
Charleston Blockading Squadron, &c. Charleston, Oct. 22. --The Courier says that a change has taken place among the blockaders. The Roanoke is now the flag ship. Captain Dupont, who is to take command of the Southern coast, has not yet arrived. There is cause to believe that the schooner recently captured off Stono was the British schooner Alite, from the West Indies, with a cargo of molasses, fruit, &c., &c.