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" A subsequent telegram from General Hood says that our loss of officers was excessively large in proportion to the loss of men. From Georgia--Fort McAllister taken by Sherman. Official intelligence was received yesterday that the enemy, on Wednesday, carried Fort McAllister by storm. The garrison of the fort cFort McAllister by storm. The garrison of the fort consisted of one hundred and fifty men. Fort McAllister is on the Ogechee, fifteen miles southwest of Savannah, at the point where the river is crossed by the Savannah, Albany and Gulf railroad. It is about six miles from the Ossabaw sound. The capture of this position puts Sherman in communication with the Yankee fleet. WiFort McAllister is on the Ogechee, fifteen miles southwest of Savannah, at the point where the river is crossed by the Savannah, Albany and Gulf railroad. It is about six miles from the Ossabaw sound. The capture of this position puts Sherman in communication with the Yankee fleet. Without attempting any military criticism, we cannot withhold the opinion, that exposing one hundred men to the assault of Sherman's whole army, was a piece of extravagance that our present military resources do not seem to warrant.