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A Washington telegram, dated the 7th inst., says: Official information is received here from Gen. Burnside up to the 4th or 5th inst., stating that part of his cavalry forces had arrived at Knoxville, while others were at Morristown and Loudoun, on the line of the East Tennessee and Virginia railroad, which towns are northeast and southwest respectively from Knoxville. It is represented that when Gen. Burnside arrived before Kingston the enemy fell back and retreated. At this point a cavalry force, sent out from Gen. Rosecrans's army at Chattanooga, eighty miles to the south, joined Gen. Burnside's forces. The latter pushed on his column to Loudoun, where a sharp fight took place, but the enemy was completely routed, with considerable loss. Our casualties in all the skirmished were trifling. Gen. Burnside met with slight resistance before occupying Knoxville. Miscellaneous. Newbern (N. C.) advices to September 6th state that Hon. David Heaton, a representa
o Jonesboro' two days after they captured Knoxville, whereas without the trains they could not have made preparations to move there under two or three weeks by the ordinary roads, and they would no doubt have been assailed on their march by the loyal Southern men and some of their wagon trains out off. They now have command of the East Tennessee and Virginia railroad from Jonesboro' to Knoxville, a distance of a hundred miles, and of the East Tennessee and Georgia railroad from Knoxville to Loudoun, a distance of thirty miles, and have three trains to give them facilities for moving troops and supplies. Mr. Branner, the President of the East Tennesse and Virginia Railroad, has been much, censured for suffering three of his trains to be captured by the enemy, and some even suspect him or his conductors or engineers of disloyalty. We hope such is not the fact; but some one has been guilty of such gross blundering as to amount almost to a crime. We understand that a squad of