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oard and Roanoke railroad, with several pieces of artillery and a considerable number of infantry and cavalry. It is evidently a raiding party of some proportions. Our authorities in that section have made preparations to check them. From Forrest. Yankee papers report that on Tuesday night last General Buford (Confederate), with twelve hundred mounted men, crossed the Cumberland river at Harpeth shoals. In Colonel Kelley's affair, the Yankees say that they lost twenty killed, twenty six wounded and missing, a battery of four guns (all they had), and had two transports disabled. They say that Forrest commanded in person. From Georgia. Nothing has been heard from Hood for the last few days. The War Department is advised of his movements, but nothing has yet been made public. Returned officers. Among the officers who returned South by the last flag of truce were Major McKnight (Asa Hartz), Captain J. C. Bronaugh, of the Department battalion, and Actin
have failed to reach Sherman's army. They sent their rolls and documents back, announcing that, owing to the advent of Forrest between them and Atlanta, they were unable to get through his lines to Sherman in time to poll that army vote. This wilon board of three transports, convoyed by two gunboats, at 3 o'clock P. M., on the 10th instant, met the enemy under General Forrest, commanding in person, at East Point, with two batteries, and was repulsed with a loss of twenty killed and twenty-s All the guns of the battery were lost and two of the transports disabled. Two caissons were burned by the explosion of Forrest's shells. Forrest is supposed to have crossed the river. Colonel Hodge, with the balance of his force, had reaForrest is supposed to have crossed the river. Colonel Hodge, with the balance of his force, had reached Johnsonville river. There is eight feet of water on the shoals, and the river is falling. Clarksville, Tenn., October 12. --Lieutenant-Colonel Weaver, with ninety colored soldiers, was attacked yesterday morning, five miles below Fort
of thirty cars near Ackworth, on the 2d instant, loaded with supplies — coffee, five hundred barrels crackers, etc. On the 3d, they captured a train of cars loaded with beef cattle, which were burnt. -- These licks, together with those struck by Forrest, will soon have the desired effect in moving Sherman from Atlanta. General Beauregard and staff passed through Opelika on Friday, on his way to the Tennessee army to assume the command, and be will personally direct the movements and operatarmy to assume the command, and be will personally direct the movements and operations of the army until the fall campaign shall have been fully ceased. The situation on both sides is critical; but if Hood can keep up his supplies, Sherman must evacuate Georgia in no great length of time. The Appoints Grenada correspondent the President sent General Forrest fifteen hundred fine English carbines last week, for his men, as an appreciation of their service during the past few months.