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at you should strike for Lincoln and the abolition of slavery, against those struggling for the rights and intelligence of your kindred race. Strike with us for independence and the preservation of your property, and these Northern invaders of your soil will soon be driven across the Chic. F. K. Zollicoffer, Brig Gen. Late from the Indian country.--conduct of the Kenegage Cherokees — John Incensed. The following is an extract of a letter from Fort Gibson to a gentleman in Fort Smith, Ark, dated December 15, 1861. It gives some news that has never been published: "You have no doubt heard of the gallant Cherokee Regiment, which made a better run than the Bull Run; a great number went over to the enemy; the balance, that run home, are down here, with the exception of Col. Drew and about thirty men, who fought bravely under Cooper, amongst whom is friend Picken Benge, who behaved very brave and efficient. A very lucky thing that the battle turned out in our favor; if