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dy to perform more hazardous service, had it been requited to the fulfillment of the object of the expedition. I have the honor to be, very respectfully, &c., your servant, A. H. Foote, Flag-Officer. The attack on Union City, Tenn. The Federal account of this affair reads as follows: Hickman, Ky., March 31, via Cairo, April 1.--Col. Buford, of the 27th Illinois, accompanied by his regiment, the 42d Illinois the Douglas Brigade, Col. Roberts, and 400 of the 15th Wisconsin, Col. Heg, (Scandinavian,) all from Island No.10, and two companies of the Second Illinois cavalry, Col. Hogg, and a detachment of artillery — the last two from Hickman — made a reconnaissance in force and descent upon Union City, 20 miles from this place, and, after a forced march of 24 hours, to day discovered a large force of rebel cavalry and infantry, under the notorious Clay King. Our cavalry loathed into the place at a furious rate. The utmost consternation seized the rebels, and they fled h