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Military movements in Arkansas. --We learn from the officers of the steamer Chester Ashley, who arrived last evening, that General Ben McCulloch took up his line of march from Fort Smith for Fayetteville, a few days since. His command consisted of five thousand Confederate troops, eight hundred Choctaw Indians and a company of half-breed Cherokees, eighty strong, commanded by Chief George Johnson. It was expected that the advancing force would be ten or twelve thousand strong on its arrival at the State line. We also learn from the Fort Smith Times, of the 28th, that a considerable force of Confederates were at Camp. Walker, that Gen. Price, with 1,000 Missourians, who were poorly armed, was within thirty miles, and Gov. Jackson, with 1,500 men, within eighty miles of that point. The Federal forces marching for the State line, in pursuit of Gov. Jackson, number 3,000, and are said to be well armed.--It appears that the Federal troops are advancing on the State line at t