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ing items of interest concerning the whereabouts and doings of the Confederate forces under the gallant Buckner. The General makes his headquarters at Bowling Green, and is at present occupying his force of some 20,000 men in clearing the Green river country of the Union camps, preparatory to an advance upon the Lincolnites at Elizabethtown, which they hold with 6,000 men under the turn-coat Rousseau.--Buckner has dispersed the Unionists at Glasgow, made them swim the river at Clover port,ere on their trail. Both regiments then retreated to Owensboro', where Mr. Burnam was fortunate enough to have an interview with the persons to whom the dispatches were addressed, and the objects of his journey were accomplished, the locks on Green river were blown up the next night and navigation stopped. He then turned his attention to his own safety. Col. Hawkins was a relative of his, and reprieved him for a short time; and by means of the countersign and a Federal uniform, kindly furnis
rted by the Louisville Journal, advanced to Manchester, in Clay county. He was fortifying Cumberland ford, with a view of making that a strong point before he advanced. From Bowling Green we learn that our troops have not advanced beyond Green river. They are busily engaged in throwing up fortifications at the latter point on both sides of the river. That beyond the river is nearer the town of Munfordville. The Federalists are fortifying Elizabethtown, where they have about 7,000 te accessions to their force; but within a few days their increase has been very small, showing that Kentuckians are not responding to the call of Gen. (Sumter) Anderson. There are about fifteen hundred refugees encamped in the vicinity of Green river, and one thousand at Bowling Green, embracing men of every age and condition in life. These men have been compelled to flee to save their lives or to escape an imprisonment little less intolerable than death itself. They represent that a per