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ctorious, took place in East Georgia on Tuesday. The Yankee cavalry, under Kilpatrick, were attempting to cross the Savannah river, when they were attacked by Wheeler, and, after an obstinate fight, driven back in the direction of Millen, losing very heavily. Kilpatrick himself was at one time so closely pressed as to lose his hat, which was recovered by one of our troopers. This trophy should be laid up in lavender with Pope's coat, Washburne's pantaloons and Dahlgren's wooden leg. Sherman's main army is moving towards the coast, and a battle is expected. From North Alabama. The following official dispatch was received yesterday. "Macon, November 27, 1864. "General S. Cooper. "General Roddy reports from Corinth, on the 26th that the enemy evacuated Decatur, burning his large storehouse, filled with provisions and ammunition, harness and pack saddles. Fifteen pontoon boats were accrued by Colonel Wind, who pressed the enemy closely. G. T. Beauregard."
We have received New York papers of Tuesday, the 29th instant. Gold had gone up to 232 under the fears about Sherman and the intelligence of Beauregard's movements in Tennessee. General Beauregard's movements in Tennessee--Thomas Falls back again. A correspondent of the New York Times, writing from Nashville on the 25th, gives some interesting news about the movements of General Beauregard's army. He says: On Saturday last, Beauregard's advance was at Waynesboro', Tenness in and whip Thomas and take Nashville. Others think that he is going to pitch right in and not whip Thomas and not take Nashville. Some think that, at this late day, he will make an attempt, via Huntsville and the Cherokee country, to catch Sherman; while others think that he will pass to our left and attempt to place his army upon the Chattanooga railroad, between our forces here and those at Bridgeport. The most serious aspect presented thus far is the loss to us again of North Alab
From Georgia. The Georgia papers of the 27th contain some facts about the raid through that State. Seven hundred prisoners have been received at Augusta, who were captured while foraging for Sherman's army. The following extract from a letter in the Augusta Chronicle, from a writer who fled with the Legislature from Milledgeville, shows how the country is being devastated along the route of the invading army: "Leaving our baggage, we took a hasty dinner, determined to keep the road to Madison until our pickets should notify us of the approach of the Yankees.--About 3 o'clock, a south came dashing down the road at a Gilpin speed, crying "to the woods," "to the woods"; and we wooded. Waiting several hours in the rain, under a rail pen improvised for the occasion, we determined to go out on the road and see what was going on. --We had not traveled a hundred yards before a party of cerulean-clad equestrian came dashing up, and in a very polite and insinuating manner briefly