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Carthage, which originally was five thousand has been by desertions reduced to four thousand, and subsequently one regiment war withdrawn, leaving but three thousand there. These were so much demoralized that the radical. Abolitionists had to be put on the Southern side of the river to keep the others from running away. A party of these invaders who went to Wartrace to steal a lot of wheat belonging to our Government, were met by Maj. Hamilton, of Morgan's command, who drove them back, killing a number, with no casualties on our side except three slightly wounded. Gen. Pegram's command had passed safely into Kentucky, killing and capturing a number of bushwhackers. The last heard of him was at Somerset, Kentucky. The Yankees are fortifying strongly at Bowling Green and Gladgow, which indicates that Rosecrans contain places falling back upon these points. The Abolitionists are all making tracks Northwards, in anticipation of the advance of our . The Union men of Kentucky begin to concede that the State most go with the South.
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