Federal troops Concentrating in Kentucky--arrest of Geo. D. Prentice's Son while on a visit to his father, &c.
--A gentleman who left Louisville
on the 22d inst., and who arrived here on yesterday, states that troops from the North
are rapidly reaching Louisville
, and that Gen. McCook
's forces between Louisville
number not less than 31,000 Three regiments from Pennsylvania
, with eight pieces of artillery, and one regiment from Indiana
, and another from Minnesota
arrived at Louisville
on the 21st and 22d inst. All regiments as they arrive are immediately sent to Gen. McCook
's command, which is now at Elizabethtown
Two regiments from Michigan
were hourly expected.
The Cincinnati Commercial
, of the 22d inst., says that at least one dozen additional Northern regiments will be sent to Kentucky
before the close of the month.
, the son of the editor of the Louisville Journal
, who has been with the Southern
troops at Greenville
, recently arrived at his father's place, at the mouth of Salt river
, whither he had gone on a visit.--He was immediately arrested, taken to Louisville
, and placed in jail.