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order. We ambushed them at every turn of the road, cornfield and thicket, and are here (at Greenville, Mo.,) with more men than we started with, and the whole force in one thousand per cent, better spirits than when the campaign commenced." Sympathy for the South on the increase in Kentucky. A correspondent, writing from Hopkinsville, Ky., under date of October 23, says: When Gen. Alcorn marched his troops to this place it was in the possession of one of Abe's servants, Captain Jackson, who had under his command six or seven hundred troops; but on the approach of our gallant little band of Mississippians, amounting to some 500, they made good their escape, and are now far up in the inferior of the State. This brigade is composed of the first and third Mississippi regiments, one Kentucky regiment, and some 300 cavalry, mostly Kentuckians. Within the last week there has been quite a turn-out of Kentucky volunteers. To-day two companies came into camp, numbering n
gramme on the part of the enemy. It would give the South a mach more troublesome winter's batch of work than if he concentrated his whole force before Alexandria with a view to an advance. It will require more men and infinitely more difficult transportation on our side, than if we could neglect other fields for that before Manassas We shall have to throw a strong column into the lower Valley to strengthen Gen. Thomas Jackson, at Winchester. We shall have to reinforce Gens. Loring and Henry Jackson on the Greenbrier, and General Floyd on the Kanawha. We shall have to throw every man and every gun into Kentucky that we can rake and scrape through the whole country and we shall have to be prepared for the grand armada on our seaboard. All this needful work will tax Mr. Benjamin's rare activity the highest point. We trust that no pains will be spared to meet these varied emergencies. so many points around the horizon. We suppose the most important part of our counter programme w
no attack will be made. Their reception on the 3d was not such as to encourage a renewal. We see accounts of numerous promotions in the army around about Manassas; why should not Colonels Johnson and Taliaferro be made brigadiers, and Lt. Cols. Jackson and Hansborough, (who have all the campaign commanded efficiently brave though small bands of starwar textiles from the Northwest,) be promoted to full Colonelcy? By the way, the superseding of Col. Jackson in the command of the 31st RegimCol. Jackson in the command of the 31st Regiment, is deemed a strange proceeding by his friends and the army generally, and we understand he has resigned. Col. J.'s popularity in his own section is a source of strength to our cause in that quarter. He is brave and prudent, and inspires his men with perfect confidence. A farce of an election was held here on the 24th, to fill vacancies in the Convention — that effete body, which being long since functus officia, should adjourn sine die Perfect your little before you improve your land
trict. Augusta, Rockingham, Rockbridge, Penncon Highland, Bath, Pœcahontas, and Alatany shall constitute the Eleventh District. Botetourt, Roanoke, Montgomery, Floyd, Pulaski, Giles, Craig, Mercer, Monroe, Greenbrier Raleigh, and Fayette shall confederate the Twelfth District. Wythe, Smyth, Gravson, Washington, Scott, Lee, Wise, Bachanan, Mellowell, Hogewell, Bland, and Russell shall constitute the Thirteenth District. Kanawha, Legan, Boone, Wayne, Cabell, Putasm, Mason, Jackson, Roane, Clay, Scholng, Braxton, Wirt, and Wyoming shall constitute the Fourteenth District. Lewis, Wood, Pleasants, Tyler, Ritchie, Rockdridge, Upshur, Randolph, Webster, Bulger Barbour, Harrison, Taylor, Gilmer, and Calboun shall constitute the Fifteenth District. Ohio, Hancock, Brooke, Marshall, Wetzel, Marion, Monongalia, and Preston shall confederate the Sixteenth District. Each of said districts shall choose one representative in the Congress of the Confederate States.