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Capture of Fort Henry by the Yankees.
Confederates retreating to Fort Donelson.
destruction of Tennessee river bridge.
communication between Columbus and Bowling Green cut off.


Nashville, Feb. 7.
--A special dispatch to the Union and American, from Clarksville, 2 o'clock, A. M., says Fort Henry has fallen into the hands of the enemy. Our force is retreating to Fort Donelson.

Federal gunboats are at Danville.

The Tennessee river bridge, at that place, is destroyed by the Yankees. 20,000 Federals formed the attacking column. No further particulars.


Memphis, Feb. 7.
--Fort Henry was captured by the Federals yesterday, after two hours firing. The Federals advanced and destroyed the Tennessee river bridge, thereby cutting off communication between Columbus and Bowling Green. No details yet.

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