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wn counsel, and whether the Army of the Potomac is destined to be before Petersburg until the hundred thousand men which General Grant has called for shall have been provided, or whether a change of base is contemplated, with a view to a more vigorous prosecution of the campaign in the Valley, are questions which must be left to the future to decide. Anticipated Invasion of Missouri. The following telegrams disclose a speck of war in the far West: Cairo, September 15.--General A. J. Smith's advance arrived at Sulphur Springs about twenty miles below here to-day, where they will go into camp, and probably await the developments of the enemy. Shelby's advance is in Southeast Missouri, but nothing definite is known in regard to his designs. St. Louis, September 16.--Reliable information received here reports that General Price crossed the Arkansas river at Dardanelle, about half way between Little Rock and Fort Smith, on the 8th, with five thousand cavalry, evidentl
ho have "enjoyed" several days' observation and inquiry since the enemy occupied the place,--report that the force of Sherman now there consists of three distinct armies, divided into ten army corps, and embracing, altogether, a strength of one hundred and twenty thousand. They give the number and position of these armies as follows: Army of the Cumberland, commanded by General Schofield, quartered at Decatur, twenty to thirty thousand strong. Army of Mississippi, commanded by General Smith, at East Point, twenty to thirty thousand strong. Army of Tennessee, commanded by General Thomas, quartered in Atlanta, fifty to sixty thousand strong. They report that Sherman is now running eight trains daily to and from Chattanooga. Already many warehouses in the city are filled with commissary, quartermaster and ordnance stores, and the immense railroad passenger depot is so crammed with them that the trains are discharged outside of the house. Before the ten days armisti