--A special dispatch from Jefferson City
to the St. Louis Democrat
dated Nov. 29th, says that Gen. McCulloch
is moving with a large force to that place.
A special dispatch from Rolla
, under date of Nov. 28th, and published in the St. Louis Republican
, of the 29th, says that Gen. McCulloch
regards the retrograde movement of the Federal
army as an attempt to get in his rear.
is encamped at Springfield
with a force of 4,000. Gen. Raines
on the 25th Nov., to join McCulloch
, with a force of 7,000. Gen. Price
on the 25th Nov. The balance of the Confederate army is marching northward to join McCulloch
has destroyed everything in his route to prevent the Federals
from getting in and annoying his rear.