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as under orders and in readiness to retreat Friday evening. It is now at Morton. The division had been hold in reserve on the east bank of Pearl river. Neither is nor Loring's division took part in any of the engagements. The latter was held at Canton to watch the movements of the column which had started from the Yazoo. Gen. Lee's cavalry did nobly, but they were not able to contend against twenty to one.--The conduct of Gen. Adams's brigade, and a portion of the brigade commanded by Col. Starke, is beyond all praise. On Friday they permitted the enemy to advance only four miles. In Gen. Adams's old regiment alone, ten were reported killed end sixty wounded. Maj Bridges, of Gen. Lee's Staff, was mortally wounded. Our army felt back to Pearl river by way of Grant's Ferry, which is about twelve miles above Jackson. Large conflagrations were visible in the vicinity of Jackson and Madison Station at 10 o'clock Saturday night. Before General French retired he caused a large