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ing Northern news. The death of Major General McPherson (who won all the victories ever won by the Yankee army under Grant) is confirmed, and will prove a serious blow to the enemy's operations in Georgia. McPherson was the ruling adviser with Sherman, as he had been with Grant, and was possessed of great caution and much ability. He is the man who has led all the flank movements which have resulted in the flanking of Gen. Johnston from Dalton back to the rear of the Chattahoochee river. It was in making a flank movement on East Point — which, had it been successful, would have insured the isolation and siege of Atlanta — that he was himself struck in the flank by Hardee and lost his life. There is no man in Sherman's army who approaches him as a commander except Thomas, who though successful as a fighting General, has no reputation as a strategist. The Valley. There is nothing further from the Valley, except the report that we get through Northern papers that Gen. Averi
from Georgia, the Gazette say: All that we really know is that the fighting has been very heavy; that the losses have been severe on both sides, and that Gen Sherman, up to Saturday last, did not occupy Atlanta. In losing Gen McPherson, Gen Sherman has lost his best officer, and it is doubtful whether there now remainsGen Sherman has lost his best officer, and it is doubtful whether there now remains in the Army of Tennessee a commander who is capable of adequately filling his place. Dispatches from Gen Sherman have been received, in which he estimates his losses in the battle of Friday at 2,000 killed and wounded, and that of the enemy at 7,000. Financial. Secretary Fessenden has issued proposals for a popular lGen Sherman have been received, in which he estimates his losses in the battle of Friday at 2,000 killed and wounded, and that of the enemy at 7,000. Financial. Secretary Fessenden has issued proposals for a popular loan of $200,000,000, bearing 7.80 per cent interest for three years, payable in greenbacks and convertible bonds, at the option of the holder, at maturity into six per cent bonds, payable in gold, redeemable after five and payable in twenty years from the 15th of August. He has issued an appeal to the people of the United States,