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g. "The bridge over the Meherrin was saved. Our loss, as far as known, is small. The garrison, under Garnett and the reserves, behaved well. "R. E. Lee." Sherman's Movements. The latest news from Sherman is, that on Saturday he was at Bloomingdale, on the Central Georgia railroad, fifteen miles west of Savannah. It was not absolutely certain whether it was in his programme to attack the city, to slide away down to the coast, or endeavor to force a passage of the Savannah river en route for Port Royal. Our position at Savannah is difficult, as involving the necessity of protecting both the city and some ten miles of the Savannah and Charleston railroad, which, leaving the city on the west, curves to the north and crosses the river eight miles above. Sherman, since he left Millen, has been felling timber behind him and otherwise obstructing the roads to protect his rear from the remorseless ravages of Wheeler, who has hunted and hung upon him like a bloodhound.
ons, etc., are to be indefinite also. The views of the latter seem to predominate, for the moment, in the Gold Room and in the Produce Exchange. Prices are all up, but before the close of the week the outside public will be disappointed if we do not have some good news from our brave boys in the field that will place the whole pack of secession sympathizers in William, street, and all the other operators for a rise, hors du combat. The Yankee defeat at Grahamsville. The Port Royal (South Carolina) Yankee Palmetto has the following account of the Federal defeat at Grahamsville: A hot engagement of some seven hours duration occurred. Charges and counter charges were unsuccessful; each side, when attempting to carry by storm, meeting with considerable loss. Night put a stop to the fighting, the lines on both sides remaining the same. We took a few prisoners and lost a few. Our casualties are variously estimated at from six hundred to one thousand, but we are sure the