em are seriously hurt by splinters.
The Alps met Commodore Foots thirty miles below Donelson, with the gunboats Louisville, Conestoga, Tyler, St. Louis, and Pittsburg, and towed the two latter to within twenty-five miles of the fort, where she left them at three o'clock this morning.
A Cairo special to the Democrat says that Capt. Horton, from Fort Neary yesterday send reports to Manassas with plans .....
ed to be on the Cumberland river, at ten miles below Fort Donelson.
Beauregard John Bell are said to be at Donelson.
At $100,000 worth of tobacco reached here from Tennessee river.
A foraging party, which left Bird's Point yesterday, brought in several thousand bushels of corn, taken from Lieut. Col. Swank, of the rebel artillery.
Special dispatches to the Republican, dated Fort Donelson, last night, say that up to that time our loss was about 20 killed, and 250 wounded. The right wing of our army rested within 60 yards of one of the rebel redoubts, the enemy havin