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ort Sherman's army, and their destruction must very much embarrass its movements. Johnsonville, which is named after Andy Johnson, Military Governor of Tennessee and Vice- President elect of the United States, is on the east bank of the Tennessee river, four miles above Reynoldsburg, and is the terminus of the Northwestern railroad, which connects Nashville with the river at that point. Andy Johnson caused the Northwestern railroad to be completed to this place in order to supply Nashville by the Tennessee river whenever the Cumberland should be too low for steamboat navigation. Since the completion of the railroad it has grown to be a place of great importance, being the depot of supplies for Nashville, Knoxville, Chattanooga and Atlanta. General Forrest attacked the place from above and below at the same time. Having planted his batteries during the night of the 4th, he, the next morning, opened a concentrated fire with eight pieces upon the four gunboats lying at the
er, newsmen, who furnish Sheridan's army with newspapers as newsboys, were captured by guerrillas a day or two since while on their way from Middletown to Newtown with papers. McBride and Lyons had about five hundred dollars with them belonging to themselves. Hart had just been released from Richmond, having been captured in August last. Hood across the Tennessee River. A Nashville correspondent of the New York Herald, after stating that Hood's entire army is now north of the Tennessee river, having effected a crossing at Cypress creek, two and a half miles below Florence, Alabama, gives his entire force as thirty-three thousand five hundred, five thousand of which are cavalry. He is said to have sixty-one pieces of artillery, chiefly six and twelve pounders. From the important dispositions recently made of his troops by Sherman, the Herald thinks there is no doubt that he now has Hood in that favorable position in which the rebels used to boast of Johnston having him--"j