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ed the day before. It says: He states that on Thursday evening he accompanied a reconnoitering force to within six miles of the city. The Lunatic Asylum, on the Murfreesboro' turnpike, was the nearest point to the city to aided the rebels came. This place is visible from the Capitol with the naked eye, but it is hardly presumed that anything but the buildings can be seen. The force making the reconnaissance consisted of the First Tennessee cavalry, about twelve hundred strong, and Freeman's battery, consisting of six places. General Forrest of guerrilla fame, commanded. A general survey of the country was made, our picket line examined, and also the hedges and berricodes established beyond it. These barriers and obstructions are made by building a doubt line of parallel forces and filling the space between with brushwood. It is perfectly to passable to cavalry. Gen. Forrest remarked, on examining it, that "it must be the work of some damned Dutchman." The reconnaissance