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n. Hocker, were ordered to make a reconnaissance towards the enemy's lines. At 4 o'clock they left the encampment and proceeded out the Charles City road; after following it a few miles they struck off into the by roads, and about to reached Nelson's farm, where they bivouacked for the night. Early in the morning they were again on their way, and still following a roundabout way; in an hour after this second start they found themselves in the rear of Malvern Hill, and the rebels there stat Meats are somewhat scarce.--Butter, eggs, and poultry are very scarce. The kind of fish known as "spots" are plenty. There are some few cabbages of a mean quality. Late and interesting from Tennessee. Nashville, August. 5. --General Nelson occupied McMinnville on Sunday, with six thousand troops. The rebel Forrest fled on his approach, leaving 40 strugglers to fall into our hands. The rebel Morgan is not there. Forrest is supposed to be at Sparta, with 2,000 cavalry.
tiser and Register from Knoxville, dated 9th inst., says that the enemy's loss in the battle at Tazewell is estimated at 36 killed, 120 wounded, and fifty prisoners. Our loss was eight killed and 30 wounded, which fell mostly upon Vaughan's 3d Tennessee regiment, who behaved heroically. Gen. Forrest arrived here Wednesday. Two hundred of the 2d Kentucky regiment (Federal) left Rock Island, Tenn., and came over to our lines Desertions from the Federal army are continually taking place. The Federals have no confidence in the troops in Middle Tennessee. Bull Nelson's forces are at McMinnville. All the turnpikes between Murfreesboro' and McMinnville are strongly barricaded. Jackson, Aug. 10. --Twenty-seven Federal prisoners arrived here to-day from Baton Rouge. The Yankees are visiting the plantations on the Mississippi river, and plundering generally. Several of the thieves have been captured. Confederate guerrillas are very active and successful in Arkansas.