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attle of Mill Spring, Logan's cross roads, Fishing Creek, and Somerset. Official report of Generenth and eighteenth it rained so much that Fishing Creek could not be crossed, and so the Somerset the position. of the enemy unchanged, and Fishing Creek so full that it could not be passed on thegiven his services, and in whose cause, at Fishing Creek, he so coolly exposed his life. Given a c enemy, three thousand strong, had crossed Fishing Creek, ordered Gen. Zollicoffer to advance and gCrittenden, the commander of our forces at Fishing Creek, is a traitor of the deepest dye, and deseifteenth Mississippi, to meet the enemy at Fishing Creek, nine miles distant from our fortificationout eighty feet wide, just on this side of Fishing Creek. Five regiments of the enemy were in sightut they rallied and drove the enemy across Fishing Creek into their fortifications. The fight contve heard long since of the recent fight on Fishing Creek, between our forces and the Federals; cons
on, shall convene the Legislature, when he deems it necessary, at the place determined upon as the temporary seat of government, and the report of a Legislative Committee from the House, which called upon me upon the sixteenth inst., to inform me that the Legislature was ready to meet at such a time and place as I might designate, I deemed it my duty to remove the records of the government to and convene the Legislature at this city, for the following reasons: The disaster to our arms at Fishing Creek had turned the right flank of our army, and left the country from Cumberland Gap to Nashville exposed to the advance of the Union army. The fall of Fort Henry had given the enemy the free navigation of the Tennessee River, through which channel he had reached the southern boundary of Tennessee, and the fall of Fort Donelson left the Cumberland River open to his gunboats and transports, enabling him to penetrate the heart of the State, and reach its capital at any time within a few hou