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ny of our best citizens. But all the citizens did not follow the example. Colonel N. McC. Menefee had called around him thirty of his brave comrades, and they all, like him, swore they never wond his brave men held in check the whole Abolition army, amounting to twenty-seven hundred. Colonel Menefee's whole force did not amount to two hundred men; but braver and more daring men never drew their swords in the defence of liberty than Colonel Menefee and his little Spartan band. The enemy's pickets and foraging parties suffered terribly during their stay in Piketon The enemy, on the and children was carried away and destroyed.--Every horse in the country was taken off. Col. Menefee found that he could not overtake the flying enemy, and disbanded his men on the 21st inst., aook after their families and affairs. There is but one voice in regard to the conduct of Col. Menefee and his brave men, and that is eternal praise. There never was, since the days of Sparta, a