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s are fortifying themselves wherever they go. The Confederate force is made up of three Mississippi regiments seven Tennessee, and 12 of Kentucky, with Kentuckians rallying to their standard by whole regiments. Shortly after their advance to Bowling Green, Gen. Buckner found it necessary to send dispatches to Owensboro', on the Ohio river. The route lay through a hot Union district, and which was held by Federal troops from Evansville, Indiana. Mr. Burnam volunteered to carry the dispatcis 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 furnished by a friend in the enemy's ranks, he escaped, obtained a horse, and struck out for Bowling Green, 175 miles distant. On the road he met with both friends and foes, was re-arrested twice, and finally got home with the assistance of Mr. Todd, a brother-in-law of Lincoln, and brother of the two gentlemen now in the Confederate service in Vi
testants — Concentration of refugees, &c. A gentleman arrived in the city to-day from Eastern Kentucky, by way of Bowling Green, who reports that Camp Dick Robinson was evacuated, with the exception of the sick, on Sunday, the 22d ult. A portiony 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 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 elk, Pillow, Thompson, Cheatham, and McGown at the lead of operations here, Zollicoffer at Cumberland Gap — Buckner at Bowling Green, with thousands rallying to his standard daily — you may prepare to hear soon of the grand "smash" of the Lincoln pro<
--The Cumberland Ford correspondent of the Union and American, or this city, under date of Sept. 30th, says that Gen. Zollicoffer had broken up the Federal encampment at Laurel Bridge, in Laurel county, (which is 36 miles distant from Cumberland Ford,) capturing three prisoners and a lot of baggage, arms, and ammunition. The enemy fled. Gen. Zollicoffer also broke up the Federal encampment at Goose Creek Salt Works, in Clay county, and captured two hundred barrels of salt. Bowling Green, Ky., Oct. 5. --The Louisville Journal, of yesterday, has been received. It contains news from various points, and the most important telegraphic items are subjoined: Washington, Oct. 2. --Upon charges made by Col. Blair, Major General Fremont has been ordered to report himself for trial by court-martial. Gen. Wool, of Fortress Monroe, has been ordered to supersede Gen. Fremont in the command of the West. Gen. Mansfield left for Fortress Monroe this morning