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OUR SPECIAL DISPATCHES.

A Big Fight at Corinth.
THE REBELS AGAIN DEFEATED.
GEN. DICK OGLESBY WOUNDED.
Buell said to Have the Secesh Tight.
RUMORS OF A FIGHT NEAR LOUISVILLE.
Big Fight at Corinth.

SPRINGFIELD, Oct. 6.

J. J. LANGDON: — Big fight at Corinth. The rebels under Price were defeated with great loss. Oglesby badly wounded.

A. JONAS.

[Special Dispatches to the Whig and Republican.]

CHICAGO, Oct. 6.

There was a terrible fight at Corinth on Friday and Saturday. Price, VanDorn and Lovell, with a force of 40,000, attacked the Federal position, and at one time had nearly penetrated the centre, but our troops drove the enemy out at the point of the bayonet, and the battle resulted in a glorious success for the Union cause. The rebels were utterly routed, and at last advices were being hotly pursued. The loss is reported as being heavy on both sides. We have as yet but few particulars of the engagement.

The fortifications at Winchester are said not to be formidable, and it is doubtful whether Lee will accept battle in his present position. The entire area of country within the rebel lines has been made a complete desert.

Buell is crowding the rebels into close quarters, and if they escape him it will only be by abandoning everything.

There are rumors at Louisville of a battle at Bardstown, Kentucky, but they are not credited.

Illinois has sent to the war 159,000 troops. We are 10,000 ahead of all calls made upon us. No other State can show so proud a record.