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le on Wednesday for Mount Sterling, at which place it is thought Morgan's men are concentrating, with the intention of attacking Lexington. The position of affairs in the central part of the State to day is not known, as communications are broken with Lexington. It is thought that the intention of the rebels is to destroy all the railroads possible, and make their exit through Central Kentucky and Middle Tennessee. The Kentucky Central railroad is being repaired. Trains will run to Cynthiana to-morrow. Gen Hobson left Covington to day to open communication with Lexington. Cincinnati, June 10, 1864.--Gen Burbridge, who has been following the rebels since they left Pound Gap, came up with them yesterday at Mount Sterling and whipped-them handsomely. A portion of Morgan's command entered Lexington at two o'clock this morning, burned the Kentucky Central Railroad Depot, robbed a number of stores, and left at 10 o'clock, in the direction of Georgetown and Frankfort Burbr
ge of Railroad trains,&c. The Cincinnati papers of the 9th contain some of the particulars of Gen Morgan's raid into Kentucky. He begun his work on the Kentucky Central Railroad on the 8th, and proceeded to tap the stations, beginning near Cynthiana, and shortly afterwards reaching that town. The Gazette says: Citizens who came down from Cynthiana say that their neighbors of rebel proclivities, was had taken the President's amnesty oath, including some who had been in rebel service,Cynthiana say that their neighbors of rebel proclivities, was had taken the President's amnesty oath, including some who had been in rebel service, were rejoicing and shouting openly at the (to them) gratifying stare of things. The reports that the Paris bridge was burned, and that the train down from Lexington was captured, are untrue. The train came as fat as Paris and then returned. In reference to the means employed to capture or drive out the invaders it may not be well to speak in detail. Luckily, Gen Hobson had just arrived from Gen Burbridg's command, who had been seeking to prevent the progress of Morgan, and having
nition and was obliged to destroy and abandon his artillery. Many of his infantry were captured, but the exact number is not known. General Sturgis's force consisted of 3,000 cavalry and 5,000 infantry. The N. Y. Times says the above reads as though sent by the rebels themselves. Official dispatches refer to the defeat of Sturgis as a "disaster." Gen Morgans expedition. A telegram from Lexington, Ky, states that on the 12th inst. Gen Burbridge defeated the rebels at Cynthiana, killing some three hundred, and taking 400 prisoners. Morgan's command is utterly demoralized and scattered. Cols Hanson and Garrard are in pursuit. A telegram from Gov. Bramlette says that "no rebels in force are moving towards Louisville." After the Cynthiana defeat Gen. Hobson and part of his staff were sent under guard to Falmouth, but the whole were recaptured by a scouting party, and are now at Falmouth Miscellaneous. A gentleman who left Little Rock on the 3d of
From Gen Morgan. Mobile, June 18. --A special dispatch to the Register, dated Senatobia, 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. Frankfort had been attacked and the barracks burned, but the attacking party were repulsed. It is reported that Burbridge routed Morgan 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. Gen. Sturgis, it is reported, has been arrested on charges preferred by Grierson.
the 9th, a feint was made upon Lexington by the Confederates, but it was accompanied with no fighting, and on the 11th Cynthiana was captured. The Yankee account of this says: Logan, with about 3,000 rebels, attacked the 168th and 171st Ohio regiments, under Gen. Hobson, at Cynthiana, yesterday, and after a pretty severe fight compelled Hobson to surrender, on condition that his men should be immediately exchanged — The fighting took place principally in the streets of Cynthiana, and sCynthiana, and some of our troops took refuge in the court house, and in order to dislodge them, a stable near the hotel was set on fire. About twenty buildings were consumed before the fire was extinguished. Our loss was 15 killed, 50 wounded. Col. Benjaminhe following dispatch from General Burbridge, commanding in Kentucky, has just reached here: "I attacked Morgan at Cynthiana at daylight yesterday morning. "After an hour's hard fighting, I completely routed him, killing three hundred, wou
inate delegates to the Chicago Convention, and during its session the announcement of the arrival of Vallandigham in Ohio was received with great cheering, and resolutions were adopted pledging the Convention to stand by Ohio in protecting him. Latest from Morgan. The Cincinnati Times's correspondent at Flemingsburg, Ky, on the 12th, says the remount of Morgan's command, numbering seven hundred, passed through there on the morning of the 13th. They admit a loss of nearly 1,000 at Cynthiana. A Union force of 1,500, in pursuit, arrived at Flemingsburg, six hours after they left. Forrest's recent Victories — the losses of Gen Sturgis. Memphis advices of the 14th contain further accounts of the defeat of Sturgis by Gen Forrest in Mississippi. A telegram says: The troops comprising the expedition were two brigades of cavalry under Grierson, and two brigades of infantry, the 1st Illinois light artillery, and two regiments of colored infantry, all under command of
correspondent adds: When Gen Burbridge left Cynthiana he ordered the Mayor to bury the dead on both sideilty of this outrage, are Perry Wherritt, Mayor of Cynthiana, and the following Secessionists, who compose the ed cases we note the following: Felix Ashbrook, of Cynthiana, had some slaves who came to Covington to enlist. be returned to his master. When Ashbrook reached Cynthiana he put the slave in jail and ordered the jailor toircumstances and whipped him almost to death. Cynthiana is to day the headquarters for skulking rebels. Shut a meagre tribute to the Union men and women of Cynthiana to say that their devotion to their Government at men were drunk with exultation, the Union women of Cynthiana did their whole duty to their wounded and dying deupon them with no abatement, the rebel citizens of Cynthiana have merited it, and the loyal men of Kentucky and Ohio, whose sons have baptized the hills of Cynthiana with their blood, expected it to fall sternly and at onc
e enemy, seven hundred strong, at Pound Gap, and routed them, pursuing them twenty miles and causing them to destroy their stores. They next made a dash on Mount Sterling, and captured four hundred of the enemy and large supplies of military and medical stores. Three nights afterward they captured Lexington, where they succeeded in obtaining fifteen hundred horses, a sufficient number to mount the entire command and supply the places of broken down and jaded animals. Advancing then upon Cynthiana, the enemy took refuge in the houses, and a portion of the town was burnt. On the afternoon of the same day Gen. Hobson came up from Cincinnati with twelve hundred reinforcements. These men were surrounded, and surrendered without unnecessary delay. The next morning Morgan's command commenced the return to Virginia, and safely brought off the ambulance train with the wounded. From papers found upon the Yankee General Hobson it was ascertained that he was about to advance upon the s
that this class of citizens should bring all their "moral pressure" to bear on the present Congress. A train of six hundred bales of cotton was lately seized by the military authorities at Corinth, Miss. Part of it belonged to General Forrest, who was reported as having been shot by the guard. Forrest is now a partner of a cotton firm in Memphis, and the statement of his being shot was probably a ruse to cover a little more cotton thieving. All the prisoners in the jail at Cynthiana, Kentucky, consisting of four white men and two negroes, recently made their escape from that institution, leaving behind them a written request to "clean up the prison by the time they returned from their holiday excursion. " The New Bedford Mercury says "nothing is wider from the truth than the charge that the Republican party is more anxious for power than it is to hasten the reconstruction of the Union." The Mercury will have its joke. --Prentice. Sumner called President Johnson's
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