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opkinsville. These commands reported to Buckner. Colonel Stanton's regiment, and some companies, watched the roads to Jamestown and Jacksboro, in Central Tennessee, and reported to Zollicoffer. In Eastern Kentucky a small force was recruiting. 00 infantry, half a section of artillery, and a squadron of Terry's Rangers, on a reconnaissance. He was to go to Jamestown, Kentucky, and Tompkinsville, while Zollicoffer was coming westward by Jacksboro and Jamestown, Tennessee. Five hundred of the enemy were reported at Jamestown, and 500 at Tompkinsville. His orders ran: If the enemy are there, attack and destroy them. . . . Create the impression in the country that this force is only an advanced guard. Cleburne marched as direleburne says: Everybody fled at our approach; but two people were left in Tompkinsvillenot a friend from there to Jamestown. One old woman met us with an open Bible, saying she was ready to die. Of course, he treated every one kindly. Tr