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The reported wounding of Gen. Meagher is a mistake. His horse fell upon him, but he was only slightly injured, and is still in command of what remains of his brigade. Matters in the West. Dates from Nashville to the 10th show that the dispatches to the press on that day, representing that the rebels had assumed the offensive, were founded upon skirmishing within ten miles of Nashville. Rosecrans, it is asserted, is nearly ready to move upon the enemy. Jeff. Davis and Bishop Polk spoke at Murfreesboro. Friday night, the former declaring that Tennessee should be held at all hazard. Less than forty thousand rebels were between Murfreesboro and Nashville. The rebels have increased their force at Nolensville, Tenn and the Federals are still at Clarksville. Dispatches from Louisville and Evansville represent that a strong rebel cavalry force was marching into Kentucky from Clarksville. It may or may not be so. From Cairo we learn that Gen. Hovey's expedition