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tered that State with thirty thousand Confederate troops. A force of five thousand Confederate cavalry occupied Fredericktown, Missouri, on the 24th. A Telegram from St. Louis, date the 25th, says: St. Louis, September 25.--Joe Shelby's rebel cavalry are said to be four or five thousand strong, and occupied Fredericktown, twenty miles east of Pilot Knob, yesterday. Shelby's designs are not yet developed. General Ewing, commandant of the district of St. Louis, took a brigade of g Shelby in Northeastern Arkansas, and with their combined commands invade Missouri from the southeast. The force at Fredericktown is doubtless the advance of this column, which is estimated to be ten or twelve thousand strong. General Mower, with, who has some six or eight thousand men. Reports are circulating to-night that part of the force which occupied Fredericktown yesterday captured Cape Girardeau to-day; but they are very doubtful. The enemy may be demonstrating in that directi
command. General Price will soon unite with General Shelby. Their combined strength is from ten to twenty thousand men, with sixteen pieces of artillery.--Their advance reached Farmington, twenty miles northeast of Pilot Knob, yesterday. There is no information of the reported capture of Cape Girardeau. Preparations for offensive and defensive movements continue. Another and later dispatch from St. Louis says: Official information still puts Price's main force at Fredericktown, with the advance at Farmington, St. Francis county. The main body is estimated at from ten to twelve thousand strong, principally cavalry. The advance, about four thousand, are mounted. Light attacks were made on Pilot Knob and Ironton yesterday, which were easily repulsed. It now appears that Pilot Knob was not evacuated, as previously reported. Price's plans are yet undeveloped, but he seems to be massing his forces in Arcadia Valley. General Mower, who left Brownsville, Ark
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