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r the battle-field; besides, many wagon loads were carried off. I cannot tell at this time the number; but it was large. Col. Johnson, the commander of the post, was in the thickest of the fight. On foot, with a musket in his hand, he seemed ubiquitous. His clothes were shot through in several places; yet he escaped without a wound. The men all have great confidence in him. The 12th Georgia Regiment also distinguished itself. Yours, in haste, T. S. [by Telegraph] Lynchburg, Dec. 17. --A letter received by the publishers of the Republican, of this city, says that our loss was two captains, three lien tenants, and fifteen privates killed, and ninety-seven wounded. The Federal loss was fully 500. Gen. Miliroy commanded the Federals, and it is believed was killed, from the reports made by the prisoners and the people in the neighborhood. Col. Johnson acted most gallantly, and appeared on the field in the dress of a Wagener, with a musket in one hand and a club i
Latest from Kentucky. movements of the Yankees--Gen. Humphrey Marshall steadily advancing-- Gen Crittenden's position, &c. Nashville. Dec. 16. --(via New Orleans, Dec. 17.)--The Bowling Green correspondent of the Union and American says that the Yankee advance of from five to six thousand are at Green River with some artillery, but have shown no disposition to cross the river.--They are repairing the bridge. Paducah advices represent that Humphrey Marshall is steadily advancing towards Lexington, and meeting with little or no opposition. Gentlemen who left Paducah on the 11th instant, state that the Federals had only about 6,000 troops there, 10,000 at Cairo and Bird's Point, and 700 at Smithland. There are no movements at Cairo indicating a speedy movement down the Mississippi river. Lincoln's message and Cameron's report have produced a great change among the Union men about Smithland. Indianapolis, Dec. 9. --Several of our regime