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Fayetteville reports the noise horrible state of affairs existing there. The tyrant Mitchell is compelling all, both young and old, to take the oath. Under orders from his master, he is laying waste the country, pillaging and destroying what his minions cannot consume, and compensating with imprisonment and chains. The order of Gen. Hill concerning hucksters in Bragg's army, has had the effect of reducing prices. Fruits, which used to sell at two dollars per dozen, can now be had at fifty cents per dozen. Loyal residents of East Tennessee are promptly responding to the President's last call for troops. The Federals have not ventured up the Tennessee river farther than Battle Creek. He will hardly come farther unless he comes in force. Major-General Buckner has issued an order closing all liquor establishments at Knoxville. The rumored reinforcement of the Federals at Bridgeport is untrue. Rosecrans was at Murfreesboro' on Tuesday, Aug, 22. The report that Stanton and Halleck have been at Winchester is unfounded. Two regiments of Federal cavalry and two regiments of infantry are at Dunlop, 25 miles from Chattanooga. Our Generals have paid Springfield Junction, ten miles North of Nashville, a visit. A letter from near Chattanooga, Aug. 21st, gives an account of Rosecrans's advance movement: ‘ A heavy advance of the enemy was reported coming in the direction of Harrison yesterday evening. A scouting party of thirty were captured in the vicinity of Harrison last night. I have reliable information that a portion of Rosecrans's force occupied Duniap, in Sequatchie county, with a force of 15,000 strong yesterday. There is also a considerable force at Pikesville. Dunlop is a distance of thirty miles from this place. Rumor says they are rapidly advancing. Clayton's splendid Alabama brigade moved in that direction this morning. Bate's brigade is under arms awaiting orders. ’
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