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lowing extracts: The fall of Donelson. We have this morning, through the "Associated Press," some stirring intelligence.--Fort Donelson, in Tennessee, is said to have surrendered to the Federal forces, with 15,000 prisoners, including Gens. Johnston, Buckner and Pillow. The captured fort was made of earth, and was constructed last summer; situated at Dover, on the west bank of the Cumberland, where that river washes an obtuse angle. It is 12 miles southeast of the latter fort, and, m Cairo informing him of the arrival of the gunboat Carondolet at that place this morning, bringing the news of the capture of Fort Donelson on yesterday by the land forces of the United States, with fifteen thousand prisoners, including Gen. A. Sidney Johnston and Gen. Buckner. Floyd ran and escaped. There has been very heavy loss on both sides. [When the fact of Floyd having ran was announced, it was greeted with applause and laughter.] [This dispatch appears to be about one ho
cut his way through the Federal lines, and were safe. A dispatch in the Atlanta, Confederacy, of this morning, says that General Buckner is in Nashville. [We hope that the above intelligence is true. It is well enough, however, to state that the safety of Brigadier General Buckner and his brigade is not confirmed by any dispatches received at the War Department up to half-past 9 o'clock, Wednesday night-- Reporter.] [record Dispatch.] Augusta, Feb. 19 --Passengers who reached here from Nashville to-night that Brigadier Generals Pillow, Floyd, and Buckner, after a gallant defence for two days, cut their way through the enemy, and are in the neighborhood of Nashville. General A. S. Johnston was at Gallatin, and had no idea of surrendering Nashville, [The passengers must have left Nashville early on Tuesday morning, provided they made all connections, in order to reach Augusta on Wednesday night. The news they communicate, then is up to Tuesday morning.--Rep.]