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of the Cumberland was of the slowest possible description. On the morning of Thursday, by about nine o'clock, we made Eddyville — a small town on the east bank of the river, and distant only about forty-five miles from Smithland. If one may judge from the demonstrations of those who stood on the shore watching our passage, a more loyal town than Eddyville exists nowhere beneath the sun. The women waved handkerchiefs of all colors, or in lieu of that an apron or bonnet; the men swung their hvociferated alternately Hurrah for the Union! and Hurrah for Lincoln! until hoarse beyond utterance; even the dogs of Eddyville were loyal, and barked and wagged their tails in patriotic joy at the national inundation. There was only one case, hofor the Union--the Union in which himself, his children, and his grandchildren had been born, reared, and protected. Eddyville is a nice little town, and probably is quite as good as that ancient scriptural city which numbered at least one righte