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few days since, a Federal soldier stepped up to a citizen named Quiggen and demanded to know his politics. Quiggen replied in fitting terms, respectfully buturmly. The soldier cursed him, when Quiggen struck him on the head with a stone, crushing his skull, killing him instantly. He then turned to another soldier, the comrade of the first, and inquired if he wished also to know his political opinions. The soldier was satisfied, and replied in the negative. Quiggen then escaped. R. T. Durrett, who was arrested by the Federals with ex-Gov. Morehead and M. W, Barr, at Louisville, and with them has been confined since about the 20th of September in Fort Lafayette, has been released, it is said, at the instance of G. D. Prentice, and returned to Louisville on the 15th. Breckinridge's brigade is yet at Woodland, ten or twelve miles distant. On Sunday, in a cold and heavy rain, falling during the whole day, they were marched twelve miles in the direction of Glasgow, orders hav