burning of Mayfield
by the Yankees
— advance of the Federal Skirmishers
— appointment of a Federal Judge
, &c., &c.
--A private dispatch from Paris, Tenn.
, says that Mayfield, Ky.
, was burnt on the 22d inst., by 2,000 Federals.
of this morning, reports that the Federal
forces at Camp Dick Robinson
had advanced with in eight miles of Gen. Zollicoffer
's camp and that there had been some skirmishing between the pickets with a loss to the enemy of three killed, and a few prisoners.
One of the prisoners states that the Federal
force is 3,000.
An early battle is expected.
--The correspondent of the Nashville Union and American
says that a gentleman who left Louisville
on Saturday last reports that the Federal
troops between Louisville
number about 18,000 strong.
's force was mainly from Ohio
, and among whom considerable dissatisfaction exists, owing to the indifference manifested to their success.
--Dispatches received here announce that more troops are moving into Kentucky
It is said that the Federal Government
has been swindled out of about $64,000, by some new rascalities introduced by Col. Young
in the purchase of horses, Col. Young
has been put in jail in Indianapolis
He is connected with the Kentucky
has been appointed U. S. District Judge
, in the place of Judge Monroe
--A dispatch to the Baron
of this city, dated Bowling Green
, on the 22d inst., states that Gen. Rosseau
, with from eight to ten thousand troops, has advanced to Baron creek
, eight miles from Green river
--The Louisville Courier
of to-day, states that the Federal
pickets are at Baron creek
, and the main body of the army are scattered between that place and Muldrough's hill, and number about 17,000.