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emmed in between West Tennessee, Southern Missouri, and that portion of Illinois widely known as Egypt, and traversed by the great Southern rivers Tennessee and Cumberland, had, in fact, for more than a quarter of a century, been alien from Kentucky in character and sympathies, as it proved itself in this case. The residue of then fact, Gen. Zollicoffer, Zollicoffer telegraphed, Sept. 14th, to Magoffin as follows: The safety of Tennessee requiring, I occupy the mountain passes at Cumberland, and the three long mountains in Kentucky. For weeks, I have known that the Federal commander at Hoskins's Cross-Roads was threatening the invasion of East Tenates, from wholesale confiscation by his loosely organized and undisciplined banditti, who swept over the poor and thinly settled mountainous region wherein the Cumberland and Kentucky rivers have their sources, devouring and destroying all before them. Mr. Breckinridge, on finding himself safely within the Confederate lines, i