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er, the forces of Crook, Averill, Mulligan, and Kelly, the whole being under the command of Major Gen Crook, and after a battle which is said to have tasted nearly the whole of the day, defeated the Federal troops and forced them to retreat to Martinsburg, and subsequently to Harper's Ferry, where Gen Hunter joined them with the other part of his force and took command. Partien from Martinsburg report that the Confederates hurled a large force upon Gen Averill, capturing his artillery and Martinsburg report that the Confederates hurled a large force upon Gen Averill, capturing his artillery and a portion of his cavalry. It is reported that Major Gen Averill and Brig Gen Mulligan were killed. From Georgia. After referring to the telegraphic reports 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 remains