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ated being turned into a fort. Now the city is encircled by a chain of rifle pits and forts.--The streets have been barricaded and pitfalls made it is almost impossible to get in or out of the city. The next battle is expected to occur on Duck river, near Elk Ridge, about fifty miles south of unless the Confederates should advance on the city. A correspondent of the New York sends that paper a map, showing Morgan to be twenty miles from Nashville Forrest at Lavergne, the same distance Bpects to it, and one or two of their reconnaissances have resulted somewhat seriously. It will be seen by reference to the map that from the right and left positions of the army two turnpikes run nearly parallel to the rebel positions south of Duck river, a third central road converging with the eastern pike at Murfreesboro. It is by these roads that the rebels expect Gen. Rosecrans to operate, and it is very evident that they are making their preparations to oppose his march by these routes.