ition of Bragg's army in the West--reconnaissance by Buell.
A reconnaissance in force was made by General BGeneral Buell from Cave City, on the 18th inst, and a letter dated there the 23d gives the result of it. The reader wille dependence to be placed in Yankee letters:
Gen. Buell moved at an early hour on Thursday from Cave Cityonnoissance was persisted in for some miles, when Gen. Buell, surprised and mystified at finding no enemy, halnce is said to have at once astonished and gratified Buell, who was, however, chagrined at his delay in discovewithout fighting; for while he was engaged at Munfordsville Buell moved up to Cave City, and made a movement onn road, and fail in his attempt to destroy us before Buell comes up, he could shy off by the Shelbyville road ton, Richmond, and London, to East Tennessee.
Should Buell and this army pursue him, a few hours start or of fobetween him and his enemies; and should he find that Buell was moving to keep him north of the Kentucky river h