Further from Kentucky--Confirmatory Accounts of Bragg's victory.
Mobile, October 17.
--A special dispatch to the Advertiser and Register
from Holly Springs
has assumed command of the Department.
Our burial party of 300, sent to Corinth
, were seized and returned as prisoners.
The Cincinnati papers, of the 11th, are filled with accounts of the great battle between Gens. Bragg
The tenor of their account is that Buell
is badly defeated and driven across the Kentucky river
, and that Bragg
is pursuing vigorously.
Three hundred paroled prisoners arrived here this evening.
, Oct. 17.--The Rebel
has the following dispatch from Lavigne
All is uncertainty.
I believe the Yankees
are leaving Nashville
In addition to the above, I am satisfied there is something on hand.
Letters from Bragg
's army say that Buell
's army is the worst whipped and most badly cut up army of the war. There is no doubt but that we gained a most glorious victory.
, Oct. 17--A special dispatch to the Advertiser and Register,
Dispatches dated the 12th, from Indianapolis
to the Chicago Tribune
, say that intense excitement prevails there, caused by dispatches from General Boyle
, saying that Gen. Bragg
was in rear of Buell
, marching on Louisville
He urge Gov. Morton
to send him reinforcements, as there were only 2,000 troops in Louisville
The impression prevails at Louisville
was badly whipped.
The excitement in the city was intense.
The Cincinnati Commercial
, of the 13th, claims a victory, but the dispatches are very conflicting.