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Hood. The pursuit of Hood, it appears, was given up because the Yankee pontoons did not come up in time to cross Duck river. The truth of the matter is, that Forrest was on the other side of the river, and pontoons would not have done any good. A letter in the Tribune says: I believe it was not the policy of Thomas to dxertions to free himself from the dangers which were closing around him. After crossing Duck river, the troops moved forward to Pulaski, our cavalry meeting Forrest's forces a few miles this side of that town, strongly posted and prepared for resistance. This was on the afternoon of the 22d, and a brisk little fight ensued, informed, being in the advance. By the way, I learned last night, from rebel deserters who had just arrived here, that Hood was superseded a few days since, and Forrest has now supreme command. I think the story is quite probable. Before any considerable portion of the army had crossed over, our gunboats hove in sight from belo