ire ceased for an instant, the 5th Vermont and 26th New. Jersey regiments charged up the steep ascent, the rebels had no time to get away.
Execution of Confederate officers as
An official dispatch from Gen. Rosecrans communicates the following facts, furnished him by Col. Baird, Federal Commander of the Post at Franklin, Tenn.
Two men came into camp about dark, dressed in our uniforms, with horse equipments to correspond, saying they were Col. Auton, Inspector General, and Mater Dunlop, Assistant, having an order from Adjutant-General Townsend, and your order to inspect outposts; but their conduct was so singular that we arrested them, and they insisted that it was very important to go to Nashville to-night--Col. Baird asked if there were any such persons in the army; and if so, their descriptions.
I replied at once that they were probably spies, and directed him to order a court, and if they proved to be spies to execute them immediately, which was done; and they were