--A special dispatch to the Register,
, June 17th, states that Morgan
's forces, estimated at from three to five thousand, whipped Gen Hobson
, capturing his whole command of 1,500 at Cynthiana
had been attacked and the barracks burned, but the attacking party were repulsed.
It is reported that Burbridge
on the 12th, but the report is not credited.
There was wild excitement in Louisville
, as Morgan
had dispatched a note to the city authorities stating that he should attack them.
The Federal force there was inadequate for its defence.
, it is reported, has been arrested on charges preferred by Grierson