sir: I have just captured four men, who left Chattanooga this morning.
They report the arrival of a portion of Gen. Adams's cavalry, who reached Chattanooga last night.
This, with the statements of citizens living along the road, proves theattanooga — a distance of forty-three miles--without stopping.
An attempt was made to rally in Jasper, but they cursed Gen. Adams, and rushed on with their foaming horses.
Hundreds of Union men have flocked into Jasper from the mountains.
The enemuntain, which resulted in surprising and capturing the enemy's pickets at the ferry and preventing the further retreat of Adams's men over the river.
My main force came by Anderson's road.
Col. Scribner's command is occupying an important point, w stores.
The Union people are wild with joy, while the rebels are panic-stricken.
Col. Morgan is in Chattanooga, also Gen. Adams.
The enemy's force there is about three thousand with ten pieces of artillery.
The gunboat has not been heard from as