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ral battle, in which Hood and his veterans displayed great spirit and resolution. Gen. Bragg advanced upon the enemy, driving in his outposts and skirmishers, and gaining important advantages. He considered it best, probably, to strike before Rosecrans could be reinforced, and even before all his own reinforcements could arrive. The Federal commander was evidently surprised by the vigorous movements of Bragg, from whom he expected only a feeble resistance. Even as late as Sunday morning, whtruggle was going on. He engaged the enemy in his front, and after a fierce encounter compelled him to retire along with the rest of the Yankee forces. The advantages which Longstreet had gained on the left could but arrest the attention of Rosecrans, who consequently detached a heavy force from his left wing and centre and sent it to the support of his right.--This important movement did not escape the vigilant eyes of the Confederates. Gen. Law, who succeeded to the command of Hood's div
er city of its publication, now in the occupation of the beleaguered Rosecrans. It obtains them from a well-known merchant who left there the Monday night after Rosecrans's defeat: There are no trains running to Chattanooga from Nashville over the bridge at Bridgeport, as was at first stated. The Yankees have no pontoons oppcted any new earthworks around Chattanooga, but had materially strengthened our old deserted forts. The fort beyond the cemetery was mounted with six guns. Rosecrans had been in Chattanooga nearly all the time since its first occupation by his forces. The Yankees have left no provisions for any one, save the Abolition sy are used for a prison. Mails arrive and depart daily. On last Wednesday the Catholic portion of the Yankee army held services, with high mass, in honor of Rosecrans and his advance into East Tennessee. We are gratified to learn that the citizens generally have kept aloof from the Yankees, and have remained within their
y more than we lost on the first day. Gen. Thomas had defeated Longstreet, and on the second day he saved the army of Gen. Rosecrans from annihilation. From ten to twelve o'clock on Sunday he fought the enemy, and repulsed him in three charges, ll covered his retreat to Rossville. Mr. Shanks left Rossville at 7 P. M. on Sunday, and Chattanooga on Monday. Gen. Rosecrans was falling back on Chattanooga, where he was perfectly safe from all that Bragg could do. His lines of communicationy receipts for twenty. The rebel loss in killed and wounded will exceed our own. In killed he lost double our number. Rosecrans is in no danger, but at the time Mr. Shanks left Chattanooga the danger to Gen. Burnside was imminent. The Russianbels, and provided with snug quarters in the Old Capitol Prison at Washington. During the recent fights in Georgia Rosecrans had his headquarters four miles from the battle-field, and in the rear of his centre. Capt. Thos. F. Murdoch, a so