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enemy, are operating near Dalton and Knoxville, there are, extending westward from Chattanooga to the Mississippi river, several heavy Union flanking columns moving south ward, or awaiting their opportunity for a blow at some opposing rebel detachment. For instance, Generals Smith and Grierson, with a heavy body of cavalry, are reported by the rebels as advancing southward from the extreme northwestern corner of Mississippi supported by a column of six thousand infantry, which the rebel Gen. Forrest was vainly endeavoring to hold in check Thus. from the north, the commanding corner of Georgia, and the entire front of Alabama and Mississippi, are covered by the advancing forces of the Union. Thirdly, Admiral Farragn; with a powerful squadron, expressly prepared for the purpose, and with a co-operating land force, is in front of Mobile. The city, as a correspondent informs us, is defended by twenty thousand men, and by one or two form table iron-clad rams. The only serious impe
ry of the affair. The recent victory of Gen. Forrest in Northern Mississippi, by which the grandwant of arms and munitions, and other causes, Forrest could array a force of only 2,400 men to confalry the Yankees have ever put in the field. Forrest's men, too, were mostly new and untried, espeeral Maury, sent imperative orders to Lee and Forrest to unite their forces, and at every cost to cin a long and most imposing line, outflanking Forrest, and threatening the instant demolition of hit was their surprise when, as they approached Forrest's line, they observed his men slip from their valor and determination as augured badly for Forrest's infantry scouts, scattered through the bushbut even with more vigor and determination by Forrest's men, who had in a few hours become veteranse wildest confusion and dismay. By this time Forrest had exhausted his ammunition and the strengthevies hastily gathered, and took the place of Forrest's men — following up the Yankees for a great [4 more...]
A Yankee opinion of Gen. Forrest. --A gentleman who was inside the Federal lines just before the battle of Chickamauga, and in custody of the Yankee General, Jeff. C. Davis, says that the latter inquired most particularly after the whereabouts is, says that the latter inquired most particularly after the whereabouts of Forrest, and said Forrest was the most dangerous man in the rebel army. Said Davis: "Forrest is such a d — d fool he will attack anybody at any time and in any position. is, says that the latter inquired most particularly after the whereabouts of Forrest, and said Forrest was the most dangerous man in the rebel army. Said Davis: "Forrest is such a d — d fool he will attack anybody at any time and in any position. is, says that the latter inquired most particularly after the whereabouts of Forrest, and said Forrest was the most dangerous man in the rebel army. Said Davis: "Forrest is such a d — d fool he will attack anybody at any time and in any posit