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camp, drove in their picke s, who run a la Bull Run full tilt to hum, captured one, a regular down Easter, broke up some of their wagons, and demolished their telegraph line for some distance. They did not come out. Thus it seems that they are so sure of becoming shortly impossession of this stronghold of the three-cornering States, that they are erecting a telegraph line on the road leading to the gap. This is impudence, and is equal to the begus assumption of military governorship, by Andy Johnson, over Tennessee--only on a smaller scale. So much has been said about the taking of Cumberland Gap, and the ruin that would follow such a catastrophe, that I deem it necessary to state that it will take more than the fifteen regiments the Yankees have in the vicinity to accomplish such a feat. It can never be taken by cannon, for we have the elevation; whilst deep holes have to be dug for the trails of their pieces to rest in, in order to give them the desired elevation. Accounts h
f the most prominent politicians of the old Whig party. Being true to the land of his birth, and with a heart ever loyal to every manly impulse, in his old age he has left his home and family to perform his part in the noble struggle in which we are now engaged. His noble example is worthy of imitation by men of fewer years. He has been elected Provisional Governor of the State of Kentucky by the Legislative Council, to fill the vacancy occasioned by the death of the lamented Governor Johnson, who fell gallantly fighting in the ranks at Corinth. The Legislative Council could have selected no citizen of their States more eminently qualified for the position — none who will discharge its duties with more fidelity, and none whose pure and unsullied life could furnish a higher guaranty to the public, that the highest interest of the State in this movable struggle will be safe in his hands. Major Hawes has four sons now in the Confederate army--one a Brigadier General, two