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Baltimore papers of the 20th inst., furnish the annexed items of news:

The Red river expedition.

The Chicago Evening Journal publishes letters from the Red river expedition giving the details of a severe Federal reverse at Pleasant Hill, De Soto Parish, La. The Federal cavalry of the third and fourth divisions of the 13th army corps, after a hard fought battle, were put to rout by the Confederates, with a loss of over two thousand men in killed, wounded and missing. Gen. Bansom, commanding the cavalry, was wounded. The enemy lost heavily. The letters of the Journal are dated Ecore, April 10th and 11th.

European news.

The peers in the British House of Lords have delivered judgment in the Alexandra case adverse to the Crown, and dismissed the appeal from the judgments of the Courts.

Mr. Stansfield, who was implicated in the Mazzini conspiracy against the Emperor Napoleon, has resigned his position in the Government.

Garibaldi was enthusiastically welcomed by the civil authorities and citizens on his arrival at Southampton, England, on the 4th inst.

The Courts of London, Rome, Vienna, Berlin, St. Petersburg, Spain and France have agreed to recognize the Emperor of Mexico on his accession. He would shortly take his departure for Vera Cruz.

In the House of Lords, Earl Russell incidentally referred to the spurious report of Mr. Mallory, the Secretary of the Confederate States Navy, and intimated that he was originally led by Mr. Seward to accept the report as genuine. But, said the Earl, Mr. Seward states that, having made further inquiry, he finds it to have been altogether a forgery.

Still Later.

Dalton, April 23
--Northern dates to the 21st are received here. New Orleans papers of the 16th were received in New York on the 20th. Banks's headquarters was at Natchitoches. Rebels are burning all the cotton on Red river and Ouachita. In a skirmish with the rebel cavalry near Shreveport we had some wounded. Another slight skirmish occurred near Natchitoches on Wednesday without results.

Chicago, April 20.
--The Journal says that the day after the disaster to the 13th army corps Gen. Corse engaged and defeated the enemy, capturing two thousand prisoners and twenty cannon.

Cairo, April 20
--Guerillas along the river declare that they will not allow Northern men to work on abandoned plantations. They recently made a raid on Tensas, La., capturing a large number of negroes and mules, killing Mr. Rollison and Mr. Matternalleth, after making them dig their own graves.

Cincinnati, April 20
--A Cattleburg, Ky., despatch of the 19th, says, Capt. Patrick has arrived with one hundred prisoners, captured at Paintsville. Hodges's rebel brigade attacked our forces at Paintsville, Tuesday, but were repulsed. Col. Gillespie pursued and surprised them at Half Mountain, capturing 70 prisoners and property, together with a wagon train. The rebels were commanded by Cols Clay, Prentice and Maj. Johnson. Col. Clay was among the prisoners. Brig. Gen. Prince has been ordered to the command of the district of Cairo, Paducah and Columbus.

New York, April 20.
--Cotton firmer and higher. Gold, 1.67¾.

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