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Col. Mason, of the 71st Ohio, (the same regiment denounced by Gen. Sherman for cowardice at Shiloh,) with three hundred men, two cannon, and in strong entrancements at Clarksville, surrendered without resistance to the same number of guerrillas. The guerrillas were aided by rebels who had taken the oath of allegiance. A large amount of United States property was seized and 100 soldiers captured by guerrillas at Mansrow creek, near Edgefield Junction, and the bridge burned. General Nelson left Nashville for Louisville this morning. Russellville, Tenn., Aug. 21. --All that is known here of the capture of Clarksville is, that Col. Mason surrendered his whole command to a guerrilla force under A. R. Johnson, Woodward, and Osarth. Our most reliable reports represent Mason's force at 200; that of the rebels from 400 to 600. Not a gun was fired. Mason and his men were paroled, and went down the river. Further information from Clarksville shows the surr
The Daily Dispatch: August 29, 1862., [Electronic resource], From the Rappahannock — Occupation of Manassas Junction by our advance. (search)
--Gen. Maxey's brigade crossed the river last night and occupied Bridgeport, without firing a gun. Sunday morning the Yankees got frightened at McMinnville, and evacuated, burning an immense quantity of stores, munitions, &c. In three hours from the time the panic commenced, not a Yankee was in McMinnville. [Second Dispatch.] Knoxville Aug. 28. --In the fight at Gallatin, the enemy was commanded by Gen. Richard R. Johnson, formerly a lawyer of Paducah, Ky. They were routed, with the loss of sixty-four killed and a large number wounded. The loss in Morgan's command was five killed and eighteen wounded.--Col. George St. Leger Grenfel and Lieut. Colonel Duke greatly distinguished themselves. Bull Nelson is retreating from Nashville towards Bowling Green. Cumberland Gap is still invested by Gen. Kirby Smith's forces. The enemy cannot long withstand the siege, for want of provisions. --Gen. Smith has proclaimed amnesty to all Union men who return to Southern allegiance.