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From Norfolk. movements of the enemy on the North Carolina coast — gunboats in Albemarle — reported capture of Plymouth--Governor Wise--Affecting scene, &c. [special correspondence of the Dispatch.] Norfolk, Feb. 14. The information of the enemy in our rear has inspired our people with vigilance, and a determination to resist his aggressive movements to the best advantage, and with every possible means. Nine of the Federal gunboats are reported over the bar at the mouth of North river, in Currituck county, North Carolina, and several of their side-whell gunboats passed into the mouth of the Albemarle and Chesapeake yesterday, and three of them came up the Canal sufficiently far to fire shot and shell among the Confederate forces at the Canal bridge. Active preparations are going on to give the Yankees a reception that will be honorable and creditable to the defenders of the soil. Of the movements of our troops, I shall of course say but little now. Th
e balicons, apparently sent up from May field by the rebels, have been seen here the past three nights. Cincinnati, Feb. 12.--The weather is improving and the roads are drying. The Commercial says that our army in Central Kentucky is in motion. Gen. Nelson's division is marching along the Glasgow turnpike. General Mitchell's division had crossed Green river on Monday morning, taking the advance of the main column to Bowling Green. Reconnoisance of Fort Donelson. St. Louis, Feb. 14. --Four more regiments marched from Fort Henry last night on reconnoitering parties, and went within one mile of Fort Donelson, A squadron of our cavalry barely escaped capture by the nine hundred rebel cavalry, supported by infantry. Rejoicings over the recent Victories. The reception of the news from North Carlina and Tennessee has occasioned great rejoincing here. It is now understood that these movemente are only the beginning of what is to be done, and there is reason to
The attack on Fort Donelson.the enemy driven back with great slaughter.gunboats injured.Gen'l Johnston Changes front.Bowling Green evacuated by the Confederate troops.Hindman Falls back.200 Federals and four pieces of Artillery captured.&c., &c., &c., Nasrvills, Feb. 14 --Night.--The enemy's gunboats opened fire on Fort Donelson at half-past 3 o'clock this afternoon. There are only ten feet of water on Harpeth Shoala. The river is falling rapidly, and our pilots say that the Federal gunboats will not be able to pass over to-morrow. The special dispatch from Fort Donelson to the Nashville Union and American says that Fort Donelson was attacked by six gunboats this afternoon. A terrible fight for nearly two hours. Not a man or gun on our side was hurt. Two Federal gunboats were badly injured; a third was crippled, and all retired. No demonstrations were made by the infantry and land forces to-day. The enemy, it is believed, has received reinforcements. We expe