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Gen. Forrest's expedition to Kentucky.

--The Tennessee river in the latter part of its course crosses the State of Tennessee almost due North in direction, and also nearly parallel to the Mississippi, which is about a hundred miles distant on the West. Forrest's rout lay about midway between these two rivers, and terminated at Paducah, on the Ohio river, at the month of the Tennessee. Dresden, from which his dispatch to Gen. Polk was dated, when on his return from Paducah, is near the northern boundaries of Tennessee, 199 miles west of Nashville Riplay, at which the prisoners have arrived, is in the northern part of Mississippi. In contemplating this great advance of Forrest, one cannot but ask where is that mighty cavalry best under Greerson and Smith that lately moved down from Memphis to co-operate with Sherman? Forrest seems to have everything his own way.

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