Capture of Plymouth, N. C.--Twenty-five hundred prisoners and thirty pieces of artillery taken.

The following official telegram was received at the War Department yesterday:

Plymouth, N. C, April 20.
To Gen Bragg:
I have stormed and captured this place, capturing one Brigadier, one thousand six hundred men, stores, and twenty-five pieces of artillery.

R. F. Hoke, Brig. Gen'l.

In addition to the above the President received a telegram from Col. John Taylor Wood, Rocky Mount, April 21st, which furnishes some further particulars of this important affair. He states that the capture of the town was effected by the forces under Gen. Hoke, with naval cooperation; and that in the fight two Federal gunboats were sunk, another disabled, and a small steamer captured. Our loss he estimates at 300 in all. Among the killed was Col. Mercer.--The captures are thus estimated by Colonel Wood's dispatch: Twenty-five hundred prisoners, among them three or four hundred negroes; thirty pieces of artillery; one hundred thousand pounds of meat; one thousand barrels of flour; and a full garrison outfit.

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