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reen, Kentucky, correspondent of the Nashville Republican, writing under date of the 2d inst, given the following particulars of the engagement near Rumeay, Kentucky: News of the brilliant achievement of some of our cavalry have already reached you. The partitioners of the engagement are about these. On the afternoon of the 28th, about three hundred of Colonel Forrest's cavalry encountered near the same number of Jim Jackson's (Federal) cavalry, about 9 miles south of the town of Rumsey, on Green river. The Federals were led by Major, formerly Captain W. S. D. Megowan, who you remember was at one time high sheriff of the city of Louisville. As the two narlies met warm work immediately commenced, our men cutting and slashing right and left. Our boys made quick work of the job before them. The enemy could not stand their daring and impetuous charge, and fled in every direction, their Valliant little Captain leading in the stampede. Our loss was Capt. H. C. Meriwether