the reported skirmish at Greensburg
's movements — the Strength of Lincoln
's forces, &c.
Nashville, Oct. 21.
--It is announced now that the reported skirmish at Greensburg, Ky.
, was premature.
The Bowling Green
correspondent of the Union and American
says that Gen. Hardee
's command did not reach there until the afternoon of the 18th inst. He was delayed by a sudden rise in the Little Barren.
fled several hours before Hardee
The town was almost deserted by the citizens.
has retreated from Muldraugh's hill
, where from Sherman
's manœnvring no stand could be made.
still occupies Nolin
, with several thousand men, and does not seem able or disposed to make an advance.
The entire Lincoln
force between Louisville
does not exceed fifteen hundred men.