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Federal reports from Southeastern Kentucky. a disastrous defeat — Sufferings of the Federal troops. [from the correspondence of the Cincinnati Commercial London, Ky., Nov. 14, 1861. There is a current rumor in camp that appeals of prominent Tennesseeans for an immediate movement into East Tennessee is about to be granted by the War Department Hon. Andy Johnson and Hon. Horace Maynard have been urging this movement vehemently, as essential to the salvation of the Union men of East Tennessee. Readers are supposed to be familiar with their arguments. I will not therefore, recapitulate. But the rumor of movements caused much enthusiasm among the Tennesseeans, whose anxiety to return to their homes is intense — Their desire is paramount. Every other feeling is merged in it. I placed no confidence in the report, because we cannot move. This column is not strong enough to invade Tennessee. To be sure there is no enemy at the Gap, excepting a small garrison,