--A deserter from one of the renegade Tennessee
regiments informs the Knoxville Register
that there is great dissatisfaction among the Tennessean in the Federal
A large number are kept under guard from the apprehension that they will desert.
The same authority says that since the formation of the Tennessee
regiments near 1,000 have deserted.
Our regiment numbers only about . The deserter confirms the report given several days since, that the Federal
force now in Postal Valley does not exceed 10,000.
with perhaps come eighteen or twenty pieces of cannot.