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Officers of the army of Tennessee.[from our own correspondent.] Thomaston, Ga., Dec. 28th, 1863. Lieut.-General Harder. Lieut. General Wm. J. Hardee was born in Camden county, Ga., and not in Appling county, as has been stated by some, nor in St. Augustine, Fla., as has been stated by others. He entered West Point in 1834 and graduated in 1838. His first duty as a soldier, after graduating, was performed under Gen. Scott in the Cherokee country of Georgia, which is the same district that is now occupied by the army he commands. In the latter part of 1838 he went to Florida and engaged in the Indian war until the fall of 1840. He was then chosen by the War Department of the United States as one of three promising young officers to be sent to France to perfect themselves in cavalry tactics. His companions were Capt. Floyd Bell and Lieut. Newton, and they entered the military school of Saul Mur, where they remained until the fall of 1842, having acquired a thorough know