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The battles in Kentucky.

The following dispatch was received yesterday afternoon.


Knoxville, Oct. 16.
To General S. Coopper
A wounded officer arrived here this morning, says that the fight to Kentucky continued three days--the 7th, 18th and 6th. Gen. Bragg was succeeded with capturing many guns and over ten thousand military killing and wounding many. I have heard of Co-General officers killed on our side. The commanding officer at Cumberland Gap writes to day that the reports are all very favorable, but vague. A telegram, just received from Gen. Forrest says there is a strong rumor of the evacuation of Nashville. All the reports from Kentucky are still favorable. Nothing official from Gen. Bragg.

(signed,)Samuel Jones, Maj. Gen.

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