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rkansas, justifying himself against the reports which have gained circulation, "that the rumor of seven thousand troops descending upon Pocahontas was false — the officers at that point having been deceived by reports which were thought reliable." The Colonel insists in his communication that "there was an overwhelming superior force advancing upon his command, which constituted a part of a system of simultaneous attacks to be made by the enemy from Paducah and Cairo upon Columbus — from Cape Girardeau upon Bloomfield and from Ironton upon Pocahontas — and attributes their failure to advance further, to the disaster which they suffered at Columbus." A Lincoln Spy arrested. The Louisville (Bowling Green) Courier, of the 24th inst., says: A Lincoln spy was arrested a few days since in the neighborhood of Uniontown. His baggage was searched, and a complete plan of the fortifications at Dowling Green and Randolph, Tenn., was found. It is to be hoped that the vile miscreant<