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aducah, Ky., Feb. 7. --Gen. Smith on the west, and Gen. Grant on the east side of the Tennessee river, are pursuing the retreating rebels. It is reported and credited by some of our officetaful to them. Description of Fort Henry. This fort, the only fortification on the Tennessee river of much importance, is situated near the line of Kentucky and Tennessee, on the east bank oing of 6,000 men, cavalry, artillery, and infantry, arrived at Crown Point — a point on the Tennessee river — from Paducah, having marched a distance of one hundred and twenty miles over muddy roads,rebel steamers were discovered lying off the mouth of the small creek that empties into the Tennessee river just above the fort. A well-directed shell was fired from the Lexington, striking one of t a prisoner of war in our hands, was in command of the rebel defences of the Cumberland and Tennessee rivers, on the line of Forts Donaldson and Henry, with his headquarters at Fort Donaldson, near Do
is afternoon the rebel flag of truce, in the hands of three of Baylor's men, came to the ferry, but were warned off by Colonel Geary. Large numbers of rebel pickets, mounted, were stationed all the afternoon near Bolivar. "the Cumberland river expedition" marching to attack Fort Donaldson. Louisville, Feb. 7. --General Grant will attack Fort Donaldson to-morrow. Three large steamers, Benjamin J. Adams, F. H. Fairchilds, and Baltic, left here for the Cumberland and Tennessee rivers this evening. All quiet along the line of the Louisville and Nashville railroad. A dispatch from General Halleck to Gen. Huell this evening says: We have taken Fort Henry. The enemy has retreated on Paris, leaving part of his guns. Our cavalry are in pursuit. A large expedition for the South. Of the reported firing at Red Bluff, near Savannah, last week, the Herald says: The arrival of the sloop-of-war Savannah at this port from Port Poyal yesterday, may throw som
The news from Tennessee. The reported raid of the enemy, by way of the Tennessee river, upon the town of Florence, is confirmed by dispatches received yesterday. We still cherish the hope that our forces in that quarter will thwart their design of getting possession of the railroad, and inflict summary chastisement upon the audacious invaders. We publish this morning the Federal accounts of the capture of Fort Henry, from which it will be seen that they are making the most of it.
t off between Chattanooga and Memphis. The Federals are landing at Eastport, Miss., 30 miles below Florence, on the Tennessee river. Memphis, Tenn., Feb. 10.--The Federal gunboats passed down the Tennessee river from Florence yesterday and carTennessee river from Florence yesterday and carried off large quantities of Government stores. The Florence steamers Robb and Dunbar are safe. They ran up Cypress creek at the enemy. No injury was done to private property or to the railroad. The enemy is expected back soon. About five hhe gun-boats. Savannah, Hardin County, Tenn., Feb. 10. About 10 o'clock yesterday, the railroad bridge over the Tennessee river was held by 250 Federals. The work had not been injured by the enemy. They say that within two weeks they will havw Orleans, Feb. 10.--Private and general dispatches sustain the report that reconnoitering gun-beats had gone up the Tennessee river as high as Florence. Nashville, Feb. 10.--A private dispatch received last night from Florence states that the