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ic officer. He is a gentleman of the first order of intelligence, and we beg to say to you that you may rely with great confidence on his statements, and his suggestions may be valuable. Respectfully, your obedient servant, W. P. Chilton. F. S. Lyon. J. L. M. Curry. [Inclosure.]Hdqrs. Twentieth regiment Alabama Volunteers, Knoxville, Tenn., March 1, 1862. Hons. W. P. Chilton, F. S. Lyon, J. L. M. Curry, Richmond: gentlemen: I arrived here yesterday, and find things in such conditF. S. Lyon, J. L. M. Curry, Richmond: gentlemen: I arrived here yesterday, and find things in such condition that I deem it my duty to make it known to you and through you to the Government. I hope our authorities are better advised than I am, and that this region is not so defenseless against the well-appointed army of the Lincolnites as I suppose it to be. It may be, too, that I estimate too highly the force and courage of the enemy and too lowly our own numbers and resources. But one fact stands out with great prominence, viz, that with a line of railroad of momentous importance to our cause,