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The battle in Kentucky
our victory confirmed.

Knoxville, Oct. 16
--The Register publisher the following in an extra to-day:

The fight in Kentucky has been confirmed by the arrival of two couriers, who state that the fight commenced at Perryville on Monday, the 6th inst., Gen. Hardee commanding the left, Gen. Buckner the centre, and Gens. Marshall and Morgan the right. The result of the first day's fight was, that Hardee captured 1,500 prisoners, with heavy slaughter of the enemy. On Tuesday the fight was renewed, with still greater slaughter to the enemy, Gen. Hardee capturing 4,000 prisoners. Marshall and Morgan captured 3,200. The enemy was driven back twelve miles, with tremendous slaughter.--Our loss in the whole engagement was very small.

We are not posted as to who were in command of the Yankee forces, except Gen. Thomas, who encountered Gen. Hardee. We also captured forty pieces of cannon. The following is an extract from a letter from Col. Palmer, received last night from the Gap:

‘"Wounded soldiers are here from the battle of Perryville. Also a Captain of a Tennessee regiment. They report that on Tuesday and Wednesday Bragg and Hardee fought the enemy at 2,000 prisoners, and killing and wounding about 1,500, that the next day Wethers division engaged the enemy, and captured 9,000 prisoners; and that, on Friday, Kirby Smith engaged them on the right and loss them back, capturing 500 prisoners, killing Gen. Jackson, and capturing Gen. Tom Crittenden. I give these statements for what they are worth. He says the enemy had 15,000 men opposed to Gen. Bragg"’

A dispatch from Gen. Forrest dated Murfreesboro, 13th, says that he was a participant in the battle of the 9th, and that he estimates the enemy's loss at from 20,000 to 23,000 killed, wounded, and prisoners. Our loss about 5,000. A complete victory.

The Louisville Journal, of the 11th, says ens. Jackson, Terry, and Webster, were killed on the Federal side. Gen. P. Tonett, of Lexington, and Maj. W. H. Campbell, of Louisville, were also killed. Gens Rousseau and Curran Pope. of Louisville, were wounded. The Journal a victory over Bragg.

Holly Springs, Oct. 16.--The Cincinnati Commercial, of the 11th, says that Bragg has whipped Buell and driven him across Kentucky river, and is in hot pursuit.

The above telegrams were received at 11 o'clock last night.

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