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s Taylor and Lexington had an engagement off Hickman, Kentucky, this afternoon with the Confederate gunboat Yankee and two batteries on the Missouri shore, supported by about 1,500. Confederates, who also fired upon our boats. None of the enemy's shot took effect. The Taylor and Lexington fired about twenty shots, with what effect is not yet known, and returned to Cairo this evening. On their way up they were fired at with small arms from Columbus and Chalk Bluffs, Kentucky. Colonel Hicks, of the Illinois Regiment, who was sent to arrange an exchange of prisoners, returned last night from Charleston, Missouri. The Confederates had but three Federal prisoners. It is reported that the Confederates have fallen back from Sikestown to Madrid. General Grant took command of the post to-day. The engagement at Hatteras Inlet. Commodore Stringham, who commanded the Federal fleet at Hatteras, has made his official report. It contains no facts additional to those al