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waiting for orders. The telegraph has caught the general infection, and after getting within eight miles or us has stopped, waiting for insulators. The late Gen. Felix K. Zollicoffer. From the Philadelphia Press, of the 21st inst., we extract the following: Gen. Zollicoffer was well known to the public as a politician and editor. He was born in Mewry county, Tenn., on the 19th of May, 1812. He was a printer by trade, and when quite a young man he published a paper at Paris, in Tennessee, and subsequently was proprietor of the Columbian Observer. Being elected State Printer, he held that office till 1842, when he removed to Nashville, where for some time he was editor of an old-line whig newspaper of that city, called the Banner, using his position as a stepping stone to a membership in the Federal Congress. That position he finally attained in 1853, and continued for three sucsuccessive terms to hold it. Affairs in Missouri--reported battle near Ironton — succ
roads almost impassable, and greatly impeded their movements. The intelligence direct from Green river is, that the Federals intend making early forward movements, and they have commenced the erection of fortifications on the South bank of the river. The heavy freshet in the Green river had washed away Gen. Buell's pontoon bridges, and also damaged the wood work on the repairs made to the railroad bridge. [second Dispatch.] Memphis, Jan. 23. --Intelligence received from Paris, Tenn., and of yesterdays date, states that it was reported on Saturday afternoon that ten Federal regiments of infantry, 1,800 cavalry, and 30 pieces of artillery went to Muldray and took possession of the court-house there, destroying the books and papers and released six negroes from jail.--At the same time 600 Federals landed from gun-boats at the highlands. It was understood that a Federal force of 30,000 would rendezvous at Murray on Tuesday. The Federals have taken possession of Boy