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a Summit, confirms the account from trans Mississippi. The dispatch says: Gen. Taylor has Banks hemmed in at Alexandria, and a battery below, stopping all communication via Red river. Said battery is supported by Major Bridges's and a part of Polignac's infantry. It captured a transport with a valuable cargo of commismissary stores and 100 prisoners, and the "City Bell" with the 120th Ohio regiment, killing Col. Muda and Col. Bassett, of the Corps de Afrigue, and Col. Ogiel and one Lieut. Colonel in the fight. On the 5th they captured the Warner; also, gunboats 8 and 22 taking from them twenty-one pieces, including eight 32 pounder Parrotts. Their crews were also taken. It was reported at Shreveport that Gen. Smith and the enemy had a fight at Jenkins's Ford, in which we captured several hundred prisoners and many small arms, their pontoon bridges and all their trains. We lost Gen. Leary and Col. Green wood, killed; and Gens. Wall, Randall, and Clarke, wounded.