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erfectly fearless. When last heard from, he was in rear of the Federal army, which is rapidly advancing on Charleston; he may be cut off, but most likely his mother mountains will fold him safely within their bosoms. As to the advance upon Charleston, the following is authentic: On yesterday, at 8 A. M., the Federal forces passed through Buffalo in force, estimated at 3,000, and later in the day 2,000 more arrived at that place. On the day before, they had taken possession of Point Pleasant, captured two of Capt. Jenkins' men, and fired into a crowd of retreating citizens, killing Mr. S. H. Miller. On the same day, (Thursday,) they landed at Guyandotte in force, estimated by an eyewitness at 400, and also dropped 100 at Meadow Bottom. This force is now on the advance, magnified to 1,500. From Ripley, the county seat of Jackson, they are advancing also, in numbers estimated at not less than 1,200, while Glenville is in the hands of the hostile force, which I informed