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uards, and traveled on foot to Gillespie with the exciting intelligence. Infantry being the only available troops at Gillespie, they were buried, off to White Creek Shoals, with a view to intercept the guerilla chief, but they arrived a few moments too late. Morgan himself, mounted on a five-thousand- dollar stallion, presented him in Kentucky, and accompanied by one mounted man of his escort, dashed away just as the panting foot soldiers came in sight.--Two of his Captains — Robert and Wm. Cummings, of Lexington, Ky.--were not so successful, and were taken, together with fifteen of the rebel troopers who had lost their horses in the stream.--Intelligence was sent to Gen. Howard, at Athens, who attempted to arrest the bold johnny, but without success. A male cousin of Abraham Lincoln's, who resides near White Creek Shoals, was active in assisting the flying chief. Morgan will undoubtedly have some important cavalry command, although I do not see at present where his troopers are to