Charleston, Sept. 15.
has a special dispatch from Knoxville
, dated yesterday which says:
A courier, who left Lexington, Ky.
, on the 6th, reports that Kirby Smith
was moving forward, and the people rising en masse
to join him. Three thousand were recruited in twenty-four hours.--Ten Kentucky
regiments are being raised under Gen. A. Buford
made a triumphant entry into Lexington
on the 1st instant.
He was received with popular demonstrations of gratification.
arrived on the 4th, and was also gladly welcomed.
cavalry took possession of Frankfort
on the 3d.
The Confederate flag was displayed from the dome of the Capitol
, and the troops received quite an ovation.
The enemy evacuated the place on the 2d.
pursued, and captured several prisoners and three hundred mules.
The Lexington Statesman,
of the 6th, contains a stirring address from Generals Smith
was expected to reach Paris
on the night of the 6th, and would encamp on his own farm.