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en them, to number near four hundred, are coming from the direction of Florence and Huntsville. Buell is at Huntsville on his road to Stevenson and Bridgeport, and we may ere long, hear of something like war right here on the Tennessee river. Our forces are on the side of the river opposite the Yankees, and are anxious to see them on this side. The Yankees celebrated the 4th at Bridgeport and Battle Creek by a salute of thirty-four guns. On Saturday morning last a small party of Col. Davis's Florida troops went across the Tennessee, and, fording the Sequatchie on foot, surprised a scouting party of Yankee cavalry, numbering 27, taking five prisoners, killing and wounding nine, and capturing five horses and guns, which they brought into camp. A party of five Yankees, who had paddled over to Long Island to gather berries, were also captured by our men. A Yankee Major, who had swam over after a boat, was captured by our pickets. The opposing pickets have ceased to fire at eac
sacrifice to put down this rebellion, and he believed they would do it. Mr. Davis, (opp.) of Ky., was in favor of the resolution, but condemned the Secretary oity to Gen. McClellan. Mr. Morrill, (rep.) of Me., asked if the Senator (Mr. Davis) stated what he knew, or was it on mere information? rM. Davis said whatDavis said what he had stated he understood to be so, and if the Senator would give him (Mr. Davis) a committee he thought he could prove it. Mr. Chandler said that General McMr. Davis) a committee he thought he could prove it. Mr. Chandler said that General McClellan's plan, as submitted, was to leave the enemy at Manassas and the Potomac river blockaded, and the whole army was to be shipped off by the way of Annapolis. o be stated fairly. Mr. Wilson, of Mass, said the Senator from Kentucky (Mr. Davis) had made some statements which ought not to go to the country. He (Mr. Wilsn) said, without hesitation or qualification, that the Senator from Kentucky (Mr. Davis) was utterly mistaken. He (Mr. Wilson) did not believe that the Secretary of