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burning of Mayfield by the Yankees — advance of the Federal Skirmishers — appointment of a Federal Judge, &c., &c.

Nashville, Oct. 24
--A private dispatch from Paris, Tenn., says that Mayfield, Ky., was burnt on the 22d inst., by 2,000 Federals.

Knoxville, Tenn., Oct. 23
--The Register, 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.

Bowling Green, Oct. 24.
--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 and Nolin number about 18,000 strong. Gen. Rosseau's force was mainly from Ohio and Indiana, and among whom considerable dissatisfaction exists, owing to the indifference manifested to their success.

Indianapolis, Oct. 17.
--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 cavalry.

Louisville, Ky., Oct. 23.
--Judge Ballard has been appointed U. S. District Judge of Kentucky, in the place of Judge Monroe, removed.

Nashville, Oct. 23.
--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 bridge.

Nashville, Oct. 24.
--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.

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