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(16th and 17th). Logan's corps is at Decatur, six miles east of Atlanta and nine miles from the force at Stone Mountain. It was apprehended that McPherson's corps, strongly supported, would swing around to their left still further and strike East Point, the junction of the Atlanta and West Point and Macon and Western railroads, which join about ten miles south of Atlanta. It was doubtless while making this movement that Hardee attacked him on the 22d. To cover this movement it appears thatht with great gallantry. J. B. Hood, General. The "Associated Press" dispatch is very muddy, though we presume that the Gens. Smith and Giles mentioned in it are Gens. Smith and Gist mentioned by Gen. Hood. Had the enemy captured East Point that would have completely invested the city, and Sherman could have commenced his siege. The brilliant movement of Wheeler, who is now, it appears, operation on the enemy, 'instead of covering our retreats, if correctly reported, is very