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t a rapid pace, which was not slackened until they came within the lines of the Twentieth Illinois, Col. Marsh. They represent that Columbus is strongly fortified, and that the troops are still at work day and night in the entrenchments.--They are in hourly expectation of an attack, and sleep at night — when they do sleep — upon their arms. The forces at Columbus number some 40,000 men, composed of all nationalities, and mainly from Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Louisiana. The Tennessee troops are well uniformed in "niggen cloth," and armed with improved muskets. The other troops, however, are wretchedly armed with shot-guns, and poorly uniformed, many of them barefooted, but all seem hopeful, contented, and confident of ultimate success. In the ranks are large numbers of Union men, who have been impressed into the service, and will seize the first opportunity to escape. Columbus is defended by eighty pieces of ordnance, commanding the river, the largest a 128- p
ll again be ready for the field. Federal movements on the Tennessee river. The Nashville Republican and Benner, of Saturday, gives taid that the Federal have a force of about 20,000 in and about Tennessee river. It is believed that their design is to surround and then to d succeed at the forts, it is believed that they will make for Tennessee river bridge, and either hold or destroy it, as the circumstances mant to meet them. There is also a large force now stationed at Tennessee river to protect the bridge. It is said that nearly the whole Federal army, in the vicinity of Cairo, have been sent toward Tennessee river. It is reliably stated that the Federal are under command oce, supposed to be 20,000 strong, were attempting to cross the Tennessee river at Callawaytown, about 12 miles from Fort Henry. This morningge force is sent to meet them, they will find their way up the Tennessee river to the railroad, and take the bridge. Federal outrages in