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ome of his forces at Lebanon, Ala., some twenty south of the Tennessee river. The cavalry expedition under Gens. Grierson and Smith, started from Memphis, moving across the country southwardly. It was understood (says the New York Times) that these columns were intended to act in conjunction, the one to attack, and the other to out off the retreat of Polk and Forrest, who were scouring Central and Northern Mississippi. This movement was generally regarded as a great flanking movement on Johnston's army. A Nashville dispatch to the Cincinnati Gazettes says that Gen. Sherman entered Jackson, Miss., on the 5th, the Confederates offering but little resistance, and falling back over Peart river. It was thought that the Confederates were receiving reinforcements from Dalton. There was a considerate fight at Clinton Miss., on the 4th. The Federal troops charged a rebel battery and just 15 killed and 30 wounded. The enemy were driven off, and the troops continued their advance. An
Press Gen. Johnston's army. Dalton, Feb. 17. --This morning, between one and two o'clock, the army commissary store was burnt. All the stores were saved except a few barrels of flour. The Confederate newspaper office, ever the also consumed. Nothing saved but four bundles of paper, books and files. Loss, $8,000. The fire resulted from incendiarism.