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The Daily Dispatch: December 6, 1864., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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old him he was mortally wounded. His men succeeded in carrying off the body. It is believed that Hood's main army is threatening Murfreesboro'. Forrest's rebel cavalry is demonstrating on our front and right flanks. Commander Fitch is here with a fleet of boats and iron clads. Sufficient forces have arrived to insure not only the safety of Nashville, but another Union victory, in case of a battle under any circumstances. There is no "confirmation" of the loss of either Generals Cleburne or Adams. Their reported death is probably about as true as that thirty stands of colors were taken, with a body of prisoners no larger than one thousand men. A telegram from Nashville says that Thomas is inside the fortifications. The dispatch is so entirely rich, as illustrating how a Yankee war dispatch may be written, that we publish it in full: Yesterday evening the two hostile armies were engaged in heavy skirmishing, and the rattle of musketry could plainly be heard in t