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ief, with their commands broken up and scattered, and their principal leader safely housed within the hospitable gates of Camp Oglethorpe, where I saw him a few days since, looking the personation of object misery and despair. He was formerly General Hood's captain in the Second United States cavalry, and afterwards served upon the staff of General Hood in California, and was quite a favorite with the officers of the old army. The damage done to the Macon and Western road was insignificantGeneral Hood in California, and was quite a favorite with the officers of the old army. The damage done to the Macon and Western road was insignificant, and was speedily repaired, and once more we are in communication with the outer world, from which we have been for a time cut off. That to the West Point and Montgomery road was far greater, Rousseau having done his work well; but the repairs are being speedily pushed forward, and it is said the trains will be running as usual within the next two days. On the Georgia road no steps have been taken to repair the immense damage done us; that road is still liable to be cut at any time. So much fo
A few days after General Hood assumed the command of the Army of Tennessee, he, with his staff, visited all the hospitals at Atlanta, and the result of his strict inspection was a return of fifteen hundred men to the front.