Federal gun-boat off Eddyville
skirmish in Jackson county
The Lincolnotes Defeated — engagement between Gens. Hardee
and ward, &c.
Nashville, Tenn., Oct. 19.
--A private dispatch from Clarkesville
states there is a gun-boat, with 500 Federal troops on board, at Eddyville, Kentucky
, sixty miles below the former place.
There is a current report that a sharp skirmish occurred a few days since at Celina
, Jackson county, Tennessee
, near the Kentucky
line, between Tennessee
troops and Kentucky Unionists
The latter fied, leaving a large lot of guns and ammunition.
Nine Federals were killed, and two Tennesseeans wounded.
Passengers from Bowling Green
to-day report that an engagement took place on the 17th inst, at Greensburg
, on Green river
, 30 miles above Mundfordville, between the forces under Gen. Hardee
, 1,500 strong, and the forces under Gen. Ward
, 2,000 strong.
At Camp Andy Johnson the latter was repulsed after a sharp engagement.
No particulars received.
There has nothing been heard of Gen. Roussean
this side of Nolin
, where an advance arrived a week ago. The Federals are making no advance movements.
The Louisville Journal
, of yesterday, says four car-loads of arms, destined for the Kentucky
armies, arrived at Jeffersonville
on the 18th inst.
, who is commanding at Pajucah, issued a proclamation on the 10th inst., forbidding the outposts to pass out persons without written permission from headquarters, and those permissions are only given to persons of approved loyalty; nor will goods or stores of any description be permitted to pass without the same permission.
, of Michigan
, is dead.
Nashville, Oct. 20.
--The Bowling Green
correspondent of the Union and American
says that Henderson, Ky.
, is now occupied by 1,600 Indianians, and 1,500 more are expected.
The gun-boat Conestoga
was at Henderson
on the 12th inst. repairing.
Her wheel- house was disabled at an engagement with Confederate batteries near Columbus
T. W. Powell
and John Young Brown
were at Hopkinsville
a few days ago, having escaped from Lincoln
The Louisville Courier
learns that Thos. L. Crittenden
arrived at Henderson
on the 14th instant, took command of the Federal
forces, and proclaimed martial law.
, Oct. 13.--The Federal army at Paducah
does not fear an attack and can not hear of any large Confederate force this side of Columbus
All the Seccessionists have fied from Paducah
and locked up their houses.
will leave for Kentucky
on tomorrow, where he will at once enter upon the discharge of his duties.