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BY COALE At BARR, Friday, Oct. 16, 1863. _-_-Tf T r~- -. . 1 ■ Affairs In Tennessee. | Notwithstanding the misgivings expressed by j many, and the desponding murmurs of others, we can see nothing discouraging in the situation ) at Chattanooga. Rosecrans, nltbo' shielded by impregnable fortifications, is like a fox ia a ] trap, and cannot move except at the will of Gen. Bragg. The latter occupies a position that holds Chattanooga and its outgoings, and he knows very well that Rosecrans cannot get away without ruin to his army. It was rumored that, on Tuesday of last week, Bragg had thrown a few shells into Chattanooga, but we have had no confirmation of the report, nor have we heard any thing farther upon the subject. Lookout Mountain, where our main batteries are plant ed, is said to be 1800 feet above the level of Chattanooga, and but a fractioa over two miles from it by an air !iae It commands, therefore, the town, as well as the railroads and the river. Rosecrans' supplies still reach him from Bridge port, a distance of some 30 miles, by wagon transportation, and these, we imagine, by the outgivings of the telegraph, will not feed his men much longer, as we have a considerable ca valry force on that side of the river, that will be very apt to interfere with the arrangement be fore many days. / After Forest retired from Athens, Term , the Yankees again moved back to that point, and at Lot accounts were holding precarious posses sion of McMinn and the adjacent country.— They had pickets as far down as Charleston, where the £. Term. & Ga. road crosses the Hi wassie, but they scamper at the crack of a stick or the rustle of a leaf, momentarijy expecting an advance of rebels from the direction' of Cleve land. In Upper East they are a little b-tlder. and have had somewhat better success. Gen. Williams' cavalry had driven them from Zollicoffer to Bull's Gap—a distance of about t>3 miles—but being reinforced they made ano ther advance, and it is said surrounded General Williams at .r near Rheatown, 10 miles oast of Greeneville, a few days ago, but that he cut hi* way out losing one of his wagon trains, and a number of his men. At the present writing, the enemy are said to be at Johnson's Station, 7 mijes this side of Joncsborough, and the ad vance of our forces at Carter's Depot,'s miles this side, having fallen back from Greeneville since Saturday morning. When our little force hail gotten about 2 miles from the latter place, . the Yankees fired a few shots at our wagon train. Gen. Jackson then ordered Thomas' Le gion to the front. They marched up to within ten feet of the enemy before they saw them, and commenced firing. Levi's Battery was then or dered te open, and at the first fire the Yankees commenced falling back. The fight lasted seve ral hours, aud the Yankees were driven back seven miles. In the afternoon, the enemy made another attack, aSd it was at one time thought, had captured Gen. Jackson with 400 infantry and Levi's B-.ttery, which he had taken to the enemy's rear, but it was a mistake. It may be that, before ow paper goes to press, we will have farther tiling, from that direction, amd if aft, it will be found on the next page. « The Federal journals state that they have 15,000 men in Upper East Tennessee, and if so, or the half of that number, the wonder is that our little haEdf«_ll of men fought .them as suc cessfully as they did. We have no idea they will be permitted to come this side of Zollicoffer, if even that far, and we have every reason to lieve that Gens. Jackson and William- will be adequately reinforced in tjme to make them take the back track. j »• 4> » , ggTMr. Robert Thayer, a citizen of this county, and a member of Davidson's Battery, was captured at the late fight at Blount ville, and taken to Knoxville. He was paroled a few days ago, and has returned home. He says he was paroled through the influence of. Connally F. Trigg, who is now at Knoxville, in command of | the 9th Ohio regiment. He saya that Col. Da vid Cummings was ia the same prison with him self, but thinks he had been paroled through the inferposifion of Brownlow, who waa also in Knoxville. He gives no estimate of the enemy's numbers, but says they are in strong force, b• th at Knoxville and at Rogersville. Of the ._ i prisoners captured by the Yankees in Upper East Tennessee, Mr. Thayer says that 20 had i taken the Yankee oath and Yankee bounty, and j had entered the Yankee army. God have nier ej upon their souls if they have any souls, but we hope our boys will not spare their hodies if they ever get a chance at them. The poor miserable devil that would turn traitor to"his home, his country and his friends, deserves no more favor than a reptile, and should be treated M such. « » » m > S@g~ A great many persons are very much distressed and perplefedf because soldiers occa sionally enter their gardens and help themselves to potatoes, cabbage, _c. Now, while we do' ! not, of course, approve of stealing, it is abso- | lutely necessary that soldiers should sometimes have vegetable diet, and if persons will not give nor sell them vegetables, they are driven to the "necessity of P pressing" them, as the j new name for stealing has it. . Man can no more j live Without vegetables, than a fish can live * ithout water, and he who attempts to live upon bread and meat alone, is just as sure to die v ith the scurvy as ho tries it Let those who luve vegetables, therefore, divide with the sol di <-", and there will be better health in the ar my. ..-■ well as better morals. .ii en. Wm. I-]. Jones. It will be a softrcc of gratification to many of our readers'to learn, that Gen. Wm..E." Jones, by the 1-comn.endot.on of Gen. ft. E. Lee, has been assigned by the Secretary of War to the command of the cavalry forces in Southwestern Virginia and East Tennessee. ' Gen. Jones is a Graduate of West Point, was I formerly an officer in the United States Army, has been almost constantly in service from the time of his graduation to the present, and all the time connected with the cavalry*He entered the Confederate service among the first at the first call, and led the first company (the Wash ington Mounted Rifles) that left Southwestern Virginia for the field. In a short time he was elected Colonel of the Ist Va. Cavalry, in Gen. Stuart's command, and was with Gen. Johnston in all his Valley operations, at Manassas, on the Peninsula and at Seven Pines, Subsequent ly he was promoted to the rank of Brig. Gene ral, in which capacity he hss distinguished him self in several hard-fought battles, 'particularly during the battle of Gettysburg, when he en countered and routed the best .Yankee Cavalry Brigade on the field, and at Brandy Station, when Stuart's Division, as was thought by some, was saved by his forethought and skill, and the bravery an. endurance of his men. Many of our readers will doubtless remember an account published in these columns of his ex pedition to Northwestern Va., last Spring, one of the most hazardous, toilsome and successful raids that has been performed during "the war. In the space of 30 days he inarched 700 miles, through a rough, hostile and sterile country, gathering subsistence for man and beast by,tbe way, killed from 25 to 30 of the enemy, wound-, ed three times as many,.captured about 700 pri soners, with their small arms and one piece of artillery, two trains of cars on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, destroyed 1G railroad bridges and a tunnel, 150,000 barrels of coal oil, many engines and a large number of boats, tanks, &c, and brought out 1,000 head of cattle, and 1200 horses, with a loss of only 10 killed, 42 wound ed, and 12 or 15 missing. GeU. Jones, although he has been in a great many tight places, and fought a number o f hard contested battles, has never met with a reverse or any kind of mishap. This redounds the more to his honor and gallantry, when it is remember ed that, asa General, he was assigned to the command of wild, undisciplined and supposed unmanagable men. As a disciplinarian, he has, perhaps, no superior of his age and experincc, if at all. Hence we are the more gratified that he has been assigned to this department. With the splendid but crude material that he will here have to work upon, he will mould and fash ion it into, a body terrible to raiders and Yan kees in general. After he gets under way, and it is to be hoped he will immediately, we will hear of no more squads of stragglers, no more con plaints of depredations, no more wild and untrained cavalrymen roving and foraging at will. He will bring them up to'order and dis cipline, which is all they need to make them as effective soldiers as there are in the service. With all his strictness, Gen. Jones is exceed ingly popular with his men—particularly- so with such as are anxious to perform their duty. He knows that.strict discipline is the best pro tection to both the life and comfort of the sol der, and that a good soldier loves and values discipline. We have not penned these hasty lines for the purpose of eulogising Gen. Jones or undervalu-" ing the services of liis braye and worthy prede- cessors, but for the purpose of leading his men to a knowledge of what they may expect. His command, therefore, may take our'word for it, he will require soldierly'order and soldierly duty, and that tbey will cheerfully follow him where ever he may choose .to lead. In a word, no set ter selection could have been made for these mountains, and.raiders will always find him wide awake and ready for any emergency. Burn.ide'- Forces. The Philadelphia papers state that Burns'ide holds an important position in- East Tennessee with two army corps, and that, as soon as he drives the rebels back into Virginia, he will finish the work Rosecrans had commenced. We learn from gentlemen from Tennessee, that he had recruited six regiments of East Ten nessee tories, which, if true, added to the two corps comprising 0,000 each, weuld give him the 15,000 claimed by some ofthe Yankee jour nals. This is a pretty strong force, but were it doubled, they would not he able to hold Upper East Tennessee. It is understood that the Con federate authorities intend to re-possess alt that division of the State, and warm work may be ex. pected in that quarter before many days. —- —- ♦ 0 ♦ Wheeler's Cavalry. It has b'en rumored here for several days, that Gen. Wheeler had been doing good work in Rc-ecrans' rear. The Northern, papers now confirm these rumors. They say that he cross ed the Tennessee at Washington, 13 miles above Chattanooga, on the last day of September, and passed down Sequatchie Valley. They also confirm the rumor that our forces captured 50 wagons near Anderson's X Roads, burning a number of them, and killing 300 horses and mules, and that they captured a train load ed with ammunition, clothing, &c, and 40 wagons loaded with medical stores, and GO'sut lers' tctinrs. ♦-»,». BiSf-It will be recollected that Gen. Polk has been suspended lor not commencing the battle of Chickamauga at daylight on the second day, as ordered. The Savannah Republican learns that his failure w,as owing to the absence of his Aids, not one of whom could be found before 10 o'clock that morning. We presulhe they were in attendance on or preparing for a Pic Nie. •♦. » ' J Flag- Presentation. On Friday of last week, the ladies of Abing don, through Col. Wm. Munford, presented Col. Peters' Regiment beautiful Flag. A week or two previous, during the battle near Zollicof fer, the regiment had. gone into the fight with Ino flag but a handkerchief with a sword for a f staff. In presenting the Flag, Col. Munford said- Soldiers—l am honored by these your coun trywomen, with the request to present to you, in their name, this Flag. Lifting, for atime, the veil which hangs between the Southern woman and the public eye, they have ventured thus far with me to consecrate this scene with their pre-. sence, their- blessing and their prayers. The soldier could ask ho better boon —their earnest, trusting hearts could do no loss. When our country's name shall live in letters of gold upon the scroll of independent nationali ties, and the story of this our struggle shall, be told, how much of it all, was won by their sweet influence and all-pervading sympathy, the cold philosopher may fail to discover; bui while the harp can vibrate to the minstrel's lay, or the poet's song, "the echoes along the corridor of theme" will whisper of the sacrifices they have offered on the altar of our holy cause. Ever ready to cheer you with their smiles, to soothe you with their sweet comfortings, to sym pathize in your heroic trials, and more than all, to bless you with their prayers, they are here to-day, in the bright smiles of Heaven, to con secrate this sacred symbol of your country's ho nor. Be it yours to keep it as unsullied as their precious hearts, as untarnished as their lovely souls. Through you, then, Sir, (addressing Lt. Col. Edmondson,) who have borne from the bloody field a nobler badge of honor on youj body, than would be a jeweled star upon your breast, they bid me pass it to your men. And soldiers, in the tace of the once braggart foe, but now the "impregnable" skulker, amid the rattle of the guns and the wild fury of the charge—in all the scenes of glory—give but one moment to this fair scene, these soft and swelling hearts, these bright and blessed eyes, these lovely handmaids for only gallant men—with "God and the Right" your battle cry—it can never be stained with a single blot of shame, or yielded up with dishonor. Soldiers, I now commit it to your charge, and may the blessing of the God of Battles rest upon you while you have its holy keeping. In the absence of Col. Peters, the Flag was received by Capt. Crockett, in a brief and ap propriate response, and was borne off by the re giment with apparent satisfaction and pride. As we are Writing these lines, we have but little doubt that that Flag waves amid the smoke of battle, as the boom of cannon Is upon the wind, and Peters' regiment confronts the foe. _ » ♦ ♦ Mr. Dodamcad's Report. .We have before us the Annual Report of Mr. Dodamead, General Superintendent of the Va. & Term. Railroad. This report exhibits the Co. to be in a very prosperous condition, notwith standing the immense increase of expenses. The total earnings of the road for the fiscal year ending 30th of June, was $1,782,033.98 Total operating expenses 722,486.26 Leaving a net balance of earnings of 1,059,547.67 This gives a gross increase of earn ings over the previous year 0f... $729,847.04 The increase of expenses over the preceding year is $266,050.45 There were but two accidents to passengers during the year, and neither of these would have occurred, if they had been ia the cars, where they ought to have been—both were upon the platform. We shall avail ourselves of farther reference to this report hereafter. ■■* ♦ » Highway Robbery. A few days ago, Mr. Wm. Dishman, of this ■ connty, went to Mr Gobble's, in the Gap, on leading te Russell, for the purpose of getting a pistol repaired. Whilst there, a sol dier who was there at the time, noticed that Mr. Dishman had some money. When Mr. Dishman started home the soldier made it convenient to go along the same way. After they started, the soldier intimated that he thought the pistol had not been well done, and asked to look at it.— Mr. D., "smelling a mise," refused to hand him the pistol; whereupon the soldier jerked it out of his hands, and demanded his money. D. protested, but all to no purpose. The soldier demanded his "money or his life." The money was surrendered —amounting to about eighty dollars—and the soldier went on his way, the possessor of' Mr. Dishman's pistol and money. " » ♦ » . Martha Washington College. It will be seen by the list of appointments for Holston Conference, that the Rev. Mr. Boring has been appointed agent for Martha Washimg ton College. The best selection that could have been made. We have the fullest confidence now that the heavy debt hanging over the institution will be cancelled. Messrs. Stuart, Buchanan _ Co., who hold the debt, have not only generously proposed to remit a portion of the debt, but are willing to take the common currency. As this institution has proved itself to be one of the best in the Confederacy or anywhere else,, and is disseminating an incalculable amount of good in the country, of course the people will respond liberally to the calls of Mr. Boring, and thus enlarge the sphere of the usefulness of the institution. • ; ♦ » » _-__0 A Liberal Offer. Mr. A. M. Shultz, of this county, proposes to give 10 pairs of shoes to the wives of poor soldiers in the service. We hope there will be enough of "the same sort" in every dis trict in the county,, to furnish shoes for every soldier's wife and child not able to purchase. A good example. Who will be next? 1 . » » -,— t&* Yesterday was the day that Brownlow was' to start his "Knoxville Whig and Rebel Ventilator." He'll have a happy time of it, if we are not mistaken in the signs of the times. About as happy as a toad under a ' harrow. 1 U-sT" The Northern journals say that Bui»- ! side Will sooa have possession of the whole : railroad between Knorville and-Richmond.— ; We have no doubffa goodly number of Burn side _ men will travel it in the next few days. ; « m > 1 Bgy* The Yankee papers announce that the j Rebels had attacked McMinnville, Term., cap turing the town and garrison, burning a train of cars, and destroying the railroad and tele graph. ♦ ♦ > fiST" President Davis reviewed Gen. Bragg's army and works before Chattanooga on the 10th, in full view of the enemy and within reach of their shells. _?hey seemed to be aware of his presence, but remained quiet. , « ♦ ♦ The Northern journals express the opinion that both Pennsylvania and Ohio have been carried by the Democrats—the former by 7,000. Vallandigham is supposed to have been elected by a large majority. 1 ♦ ♦ ♦ From the Philadelphia Age. Handcuffs for Freemen. A few days ago we saw iv the streets of this fair city a sight calculated to fill every heart with herror. Walking between a tile of soldiars, ia oae of our most crowded throughfares, were five white fre .men, hand cuffed and strongly guarded by their military escort. Over the iron manacles that bound the wrists of several, were thrown handker chiefs; and the downcast look and sorrowing eye ofthe conscripts told how deeply they felt the degradation they were compelled to suffer. These men had committed no crime. Their names had been drawn from the fatal wheel; and, |n agony of doubts, whether they should remain with their loved ones in these sore times of want and trial, or eagerly march to fill the ranks of the army in thia"war for the African and his race," they had not prompt ly reported to the provost marshal's office, and were called deserters. This sight, we are informed, is bo extraordinary one. It is of frequent and almost hourly occurrence.— Compelled to suffer the grossest indignities, thousands are daily tortured with the galling thought that in this land of freedom they must meet the fate of slaves. But, be patient! A few weeks more oily must pass away, be fore the freemea of Pennsylvania will have an opportunity of smitiag at _m-ballot box the miscreants who are now striving to de prive them ef their liberties. In going to the polls, remember, freemen, that the Abolition ists of this proud city have forged handcuffs .for white men, and givea shoulder straps te. negroes. » ♦ » Affairs in Texas. The Sabine Pass Victory — Military Enthusi asm of the People — The Currency — Slate Election. Houston*, September 28, via Jackson, Octo .ber 10.—The result of the Sabiae Pass fight shows it to be the most brilliant «»f the age.— Forty-two men, all told, were attacked in their battery by four gunboats, backed by a fleet of transports of twenty vessels, carrying over ten thousand men. We captured two of the gunboats, with all on board, crippled a third, which afterwards sunk at sea, and sent the whole force back where it started from.. The number of killed and wounded Yan kees was greater than our entire number.— The number of prisoners was eight times our entire force. The number of gun's captured was more than double the number we had, and five times the weight of metal. These men were the Jeff. Davis Guard, a company raised in, the city of Houston, in 1862, for the war. Silver medals have been presented to each member ofthe garrison by the citizens of this city. The gunboat Clifton, one of the captured boats, is now in as good condition as when the attack was made, and; is the headquarters, for the time being, of General'Magruder.— Commander Carkett, of the Clifton, and Cap tain Thompson, of the Sachem, together with the balance ef the officers captured, are con fined in tbe court housein this city. Another attempt to invade Texas is looked for. Our army is ready for the invasion at all points. Sabine Pass was the weakest point we had. The people are rallying at the call 6f dan ger in a most gratifying manner. The draft for State troops, which at first resulted in the enlistment of 5,000 men, has now produced 10,1)00 minute men. Companies of exempts are being formed all over the State. Captain Herbert, member of Congress for the Second District, has a splendid company of this sort in the field. John JR. Baylor, Congressman elect from the Fifth District, has a fine com pany of "still hunters" also in the field. The spirit of resistance is fully equal to that ofthe spring of 1861. Soldiers and citizeßS will give a good account of themselvgs when the enemy appears.' .. « The Indians on the frontier are trouble some. They are armed and provisioned by the Yankees. Full proof of this has been found on the bodies of the red devils that have been killed. Movements are on foot in every county of the State to furnish the families of soldiers with corn at the maximum price of fifty cents per bushel. In many of the counties it is given and delivered to families without any charge. The Currency has greatly improved. With in a few days it was down to fifteen for one in gold; and transactions were reported at seventeen for one in this city. Gold is now slow at eight for one, and in Brownsville, on the Mexican border, it was being, freely ex changed, at last'advices, at the rate of one for ten in Confederate notes. This is the re sult of the operations of the tax law. Houstox, September 28, via Jackson, Octo ber 10.—The result ofthe August election in this State is as follows; . Pendleton Murrah elected Governor over General T. T. Chambers by about 5,00. votes; F. S. Stockdale elected Lieutenant-Governer by about 2,000 majority ; S. Crosby* eleqted Lead Commissioner without opposition; Wil liam Steadman also elected. * For Congress—First District, J. A. Wilcox, re-elected ; Second, Claiborne C. Herbert, re elected ; Third, A. M. Branch, elected; Fourth, Frank B. Sexton, re-elected ; fifth, J. R. Baylor, elected ; Sixth, S. 11. Morgan, elected. The representatives in the Tast Congress not returned are Peter W. .Gray, M. D. Gra- I ham and William B. Wright. J-i-Upfpro-i- l'-a;_-erfeits. We have iust been sjm*' n two dangerous ' counterfeits, again*, which it is proper to guard the public. These counterfeits are es pecially dangerous, from the fact that spuri ous issues of en. of them were made a year ! awo or more, and the diserepaneies between ' the genuine and tbe counterfeits then pointed J out by the papers. This new sjonrious.issue has corrected all the errors and variations of the former counterfeits of the same date and denomination. Tbe first counterfeit is of the denomination of £100, interest-bearing note, dated Septem ber Ist, 1862, printed by Keatinge ft Ball, Columbia, S. C. The second is a Iloyer ft. Ludwig $20 bill, dated September 2d, 1861. In the hundred dollar counterfeit the face of Mr. Calhoun at the lower left band corner of the bill is very badly executed, especially the mouth which look* as if something were held in it causing the lips to protrude. The imprint immediately under is in larger letters than in the genuine, and the b in Columbia is defective, whereas it is perfect in. the genu ine. In the geauine the line, "with interest at two cents per day," is printed on the red word "Hundred." This shade does not show in the counterfeit, or if at all, too faintly tojbe noticed. The whola execution of the counter feit is inferior to that of the genuine, and the note a little smaller. Tbe date of the genuiae/ note is filled in Sept. Ist,, that of the eouater feit Septr. 1, The $20 is more difficult to describe and detect than the $100, and is the most danger ous counterfeit we have ever seen. We have a counterfeit and a genuine bill before us,. and save th%t the conuterfeit has been printed with too mifch ink, and therefore looks much blurred, it would be very difficult to distin guish the one from the other; and we are not sure that this would be a reliable test, as even the genuine bills are not always uniform in color. The only obvious difference is 'that ia the genuine there is a clear space between the tops ofthe letters in the word ''America"" and the waves under the large shipjn the centre, whereas in tho counterfeit the heads of these letters run quite up to the waves.— .In the counterfeit we .have there is a plain, unshaded capital F.to the left of tbe large oc naaiented letter A, which indicates the issue ofthe note; in the genuine before us there, ia none, nor do we recollect to have seen any genuine notes with such letter. In the genu ine, just above the letter A, and a little to the right, is the number 22, which is net ia the counterfeit.— Wilmington Journal. .. i '# . Fare .veil Address of I-ietit- Gen* f-CO-li __.* Polk. - TO TIIE O-FICERS ANI) SOLDIERS OF POLK. S CORPS. Headq'iw, Polk's Corps, Term.,) Missionary Ridge. Sept. 30, 1803. J In consequence of an unfortunate disagree rn«nt between myself and the Commander-in- Chief of this ITepartyient, I have been reliev ed of my command, and am about to retira from the Army. Without attempting to ex plain the circumstances of this disagreement or prejudicing tke public mind, by a prema ture appeal to its judgment, I must be per mitted to express my unqualified conviction of the recitnde of my conduct, arid that time and investigation wilt amply vindicate my ' action on the field of the Chickamauga. . I cannot, however, part even temporarily with the. gallant officers and soldfers of my old Corps, without the deepest feeling of re gret and a heartfelt expression of my grati tude for tbe courage, conduct and devotion, they have always manifested while under my command. * * Belmont, Shiloh, Perryrille, Murfreeshoro'' and Chickamauga, all attest cm your part the very highest soldierly 'qualities, and are crowded with precious menmries. Contending with a numenms, well appoint ed and merciles enemy, for all that man bolde dear, you have borne unexampled privation* with fortitude, fought with undaunted brave ry, aud ever yielded a ready and cheerful obedience to your officers. Soldiers who struggle in such a cause, and with such hearts, "can never l*j Clouds and darkness may enshroud you for a time, but the sunlight of the future is bright . and glowing, the blood of Patriots is never sbed in vain, and our final victory is eertaitt and assured. ■ % Whoever commands vnu, my earnest ex hortations and request to you is, to fight oa and tight.ever with true hearts until your in dependence is achieved. Thousands of heart* may fall. crushed and bleeding- under tha weapons of the foe, or the passions or mis takes of friends, but the great cause must never be sacrificed, or our flag abandoned.— Our cause is just, and your duty to your coun try and God is as clear as the sun in th* heavens. I le..ve my command in the care of the bra vest of the brave, who has often led them in the darkest hour of their trials; he and you will have my hopes and prayers to the Ruler of the Universe, for your happiness and suc cess. Your kindness, devotion and respect for me exhibited durin* the years of our as sociation, both in camp and*on the field, ia graven on my heart, and will be treasured there until it ceases to beat. Your friend, • (Signed) _ L. POLK, Lieut. General. A Cavalry Fight in Tennessee. Rosecratis' Railroad Communications Cut. We announced some days ago that Major- General S. D. Lee with a con .derable body of cavalry, was operating against the Mem plus and Nashville railroads in Rosecrans' rear. Official information has been received here that Brigadier General Chalmers, of General Lee's command, had an encounter with the enemy, on Thursday, at Salem, .franklin- county, Tennessee, in which the atter were badly beaten and driven off. Our bss was three killed and thirty wounded; that ot the enemy more than three times as great. ' Salem is'midway between the railroads v ad ' n ?„ flom -Chattanooga to Memphis and Nashville, and some forty miles west of Chat tanooga. The fight, as We understand, occurred on lhursday the Bth instant. The Memphis road had be»n tapped, and comiminirn'i,, . I f it- interrupted on'the previons da; _J ' » Saturday, tbe 10th instant, General i u„i * expected to do tbepame for the Nas ~ ..,,! --j road.— Rixhmoud Examine}-.