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s having left all their cannon, quartermaster's stores, tents, horses, and wagons, which fell into our hands. The rebels, in dispersing, had crossed the Cumberland river in a steamboat and nine barges, at White Oak creek, opposite their encampment at Mill Spring. Two hundred and seventy-five (275) rebels were killed and re. The scene of the victory. The scene of the late victory is Somerset, the capital of Pulaski county, Ky., and is situated six miles north of the Cumberland river, and ninety miles east of Frankfort, the capital of the State. Official dispatches.--the Feeling in Washington. Washington. Jan. 21. --The Goveoving toward Monticello, we may well imagine that if the enemy fights at all it will be with desperation. On our part, General Boyle is somewhere on the Cumberland river, near Burkesville, waiting for artillery. General Thomas is fifteen sides this side of Columbia, or was at last accounts, waiting till a creek runs down, an
was killed, and immediately on his fall, our army was seized with a panic and was utterly routed, losing all its artillery, baggage, and camp equipage, and leaving 500 in killed and wounded on the field. At last accounts, Gen. Crittenden was in full retreat on Knoxville. It is not stated whether or not the enemy was in pursuit. Somerset is situated in Pulaski county, Ky., and is, by an air line, about eighty miles Northwest of Knoxville, and miles probably over a hundred by the road hundred. The intervening country is mountainous, and might offer serious impediments to a pursuing force. The scene of the battle-field was North of the Cumberland river, which would interpose another obstacle to the advance of the enemy in case Gen. Crittenden has destroyed the bridges over that stream. Of course it is to be supposed that he has done so. The route from Somerset to Knoxville, Tenn., does not run through Cumberland Gap or any of the avenues leading into Virginia.