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oops will play havoc among the ranks of the invaders who are brave enough to rout them from the sea shore. Our troops fought bravely in endeavoring to keep the enemy back, but were overpowered by numbers, and it became necessary to fall back. Col. Vance, a brother of G. B. Vance, former member of Congress, and now also a Colonel in the C. S. A., cut his way through the ranks of the enemy with but slight loss. The cry was, "victory or death." From Nashville. The latest intelligence fG. B. Vance, former member of Congress, and now also a Colonel in the C. S. A., cut his way through the ranks of the enemy with but slight loss. The cry was, "victory or death." From Nashville. The latest intelligence from Nashville is furnished by an Atlanta contemporary as follows: The Lincoln force around Nashville numbers some fifty thousand troops, to which additions are being made daily. They are engaged in repairing bridges on the Louisville Railroad, but are doing little or nothing in the way of fortifying the city or its approaches. Their pickets extend some six miles in nearly all directions, so that ingress and egress are difficult. The city is dull and gloomy, nearly all business being su
Fort Allen twenty-six gunboats were engaged. The prompt fire of the Marylanders put a stop to the chase up the river and protected the retreat. Our loss will not exceed 500 killed, wounded, and prisoners, while that of the enemy was acknowledged to be 1,200. The statement that the enemy commenced shelling the town while the women and children were running about frantic with fear, is confirmed. All the cotton in the place, with most of the Government stores, and several houses, including the Washington Hotel, were destroyed by fire, in pursuance of orders. The Gaston House was not burnt, and Gen. Burnside now has his headquarters there. Col Campbell, who was reported killed, returned safely with his regiment to Kingston on Sunday; also, Col. Vance. Our army arrived at Tusen in good order. The Maryland company lost but one man — Andrew O'Nell — who was sick at Newbern and taken prisoner. The enemy's attacking force is variously estimated from 20,000 to 25,00