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Federal Victory At Corinth

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.Wasiiixuton, Oct. 5. Official informatioi) s roceived here that ilie rebels under Van Dofn, Price and Lovell yesterday attacked our forces at Corinih, hut were repulsud witli great tlttngliter, and retreated, leaving their killed and wounded on the field. 'Uur forces are in full pursuit. Cairo, Sept. 7. As yet we can only state the general resulta of the fighting at Corinth. Skirmishing cominenced on Tuesday lost, and tliere bas boen moro or less firhtin every Oay since. The rebel loss is about 800 killed, and 1,500 to 1,800 wounded. Wc have 1,500 prisoners at Coriuth, 300 on the Hatchie, and more are constantly copjing in, Wo bave taken sevoral tliuuand stand of aiii)3 tlirowu fiwaj ly the rubt-ls in the iliglit, They are mostly new, and of English ïnakü. loss is believed to be 300 killed and 1,000 wounded Many bousea in the town were badly sha'tercd by shot and shell. On Sunday Gen Ord drovétho enemy live miles over Inlls, tlirough woods and vallovs, the rwbola takipg advantago of ■very wood for their iufautry, and evcry hiil for thir irtlll.-ry. TIn; fight Jasted suven hours. The mbol Ge. Roberts was killed. Gen Oglesby lias died of his wotitids. (ren. Ord was slililly womuJod. Prisoncrs taken say tlicir effeotive force D i'icitiity was 05,000. Tliis is probably overustimatcd, but it is certaiti tliey havo outrmmbered ustwo to oue.


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