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Floyd's engagement with Rosencranz --Surgeon Clark, of Col. Wharton's Regiment, in Gen. Floyd's Brigade, and Adjutant Otey, of the same regiment, reached the city yesterday evening from the camp of Generals Floyd and Wise, at the foot of Sewell Mountain, which they left on Friday noon. They bring dispatches to the Government. The former gentleman relates to us the following particulars of the engement at Carnifax Ferry: Gen. Floyd had warning of the approach of Rosencranz, and had thrSmith, of Tompkins's regiment; and one man in McCauseland's regiment. Early on Wednesday morning, the enemy appeared on the river and fired a few shots. Gen. Floyd formed a junction with General Wise, and the combined force returned to Sewell Mountain. A message from Gen. Lee met them there about noon Friday, and they went into camp. What that message was is not known; but we may hope it indicates reinforcements. Thursday, Col. Hownshell, with 700 men, returned to the Gauley river