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-Give him the change, and he will show the country what an Illinois General is made of I am assured by respectable citizens of Kentucky that, if General Prentiss was ordered there, the Union element, now overawed, would rush to his standard in numbers that would astonish the entire country. Columbus, considered as a military post, is second only to Cairo, on the Western waters. Located on the northern terminus of the Mobile and Ohio Railroad, and on the direct road to Memphis, Jackson, Grand Junction, &c., it will to the party who can hold and occupy it, be a position of vast importance; and I have been informed on "high authority," that Gen. Prentiss thinks it should long ago have been in our possession. Although in a Secession district, still there are many strong Union man there, and if once assured of the support of the Government, they would at once so avow them elves. This they cannot now do, and I therefore close this letter as I began it-- "Forward to Columbus !"