a good position at Fort Henry from which to advance westward upon Columbus, or eastward upon Bowling Green, in the rear — the two strongholds of the rebels in Western Kentucky, and upon the maintenanwn to New Orleans.
This is why Beauregard has been transferred from Manassas to Columbus or Bowling Green; for the rebels have discovered that their immediate danger is more pressing on the line of ons of Gen. McClellan, the army of Gen. Buell is steadily encircling the great rebel camp at Bowling Green.
This is a strong defensive position, the village being surrounded by a circle of abrupt and batteries.
We are assured, however, that the programs of General Buel, for the capture of Bowling Green is one which cannot fall.
Before the expiration of the present month, therefore, with any is, we expect to hear the glorious news of the expulsion of the rebels from both Columbus and Bowling Green.
A rebel army, including both places, of over a hundred and twenty thousand men, will thus