t be made to suffer for his deed.
They say we have two of Burnside's captains at Atlanta (and they give their names) who would be the proper victims.
I saw a paper to-day, sent to the department, with a list of the United States officers at Memphis who are said to have taken bribes; among them is Col. H — r, of Illinois, Provost Marshal General (Grant's staff); Col. A- , Illinois, ex-Provost Marshal; Capt. W--, Illinois, Assistant Provost Marshal; Capt. C-- (Gen. Herbert's staff), and Dan Ross, citizen of Illinois, procurer.
On the 9th instant Gen. D. H. Hill (now lieutenant-general, and assigned to Mississippi) asks if troops are to be sent to cover Lee's retreat; and fears, if the enemy establish themselves at Winchester, they will starve Lee to death.
Speaking of the raid of the enemy to the North Carolina Railroad, he said they would do the State infinite service by dashing into Raleigh and capturing all the members of the legislature.
He also hits at the local newspape