From Tennessee — late Northern news.
--All quiet in front.
The Nashville Union
, of the 6th, states that a rebel force of 20,000 was attacking Franklin
yesterday; that there was fighting all day, but the results are unknown.
The Cincinnati Commercial
, of the 4th, has a special dispatch from Vicksburg
, dated May 30th which says: ‘"Spades are trumps again.
We are erecting earthworks to protect our men, and mining to blow the face out of two prominent forts, otherwise unapproachable.--The idea of carrying the place by storm is abandoned.
A safer and surer plan than storming Pemberton
into submission is favored everywhere."’
has been ovate at Nashville
is constructing a railroad as a military necessity from Nicholasville
to Danville, Ky.
Reliable information has been received of the suppression of two papers at Nashville