is, Sept. 3. --Later dates from Lexington confirm the safety of that place, and the withdrawal of the Confederates.
There is much disaffection in McCulloch's army.
He is now in Arkansas.
This is reliable.
A party of the Dout County Home Guards were surprised early on Sunday morning at Burnett's Mills, by three hundred and fifty Confederates.
Two of the Guards were killed and wounded, and the Confederates also had several killed and wounded.
A dispatch from St. Louis reports that Col. Dohena, of the Indiana Legion, has been court-martialed on the charge of conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman, and sentenced to be dismissed from the service of the United States.
The court was presided over by General Pope, and the finding was approved by General Fremont.
Engagement between Gunboats.
Under date of Cairo, September 4th, the Northern papers have the following:
The Federal gunboats Taylor and Lexington had an engagement off Hickman, Kentucky, this afternoo