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day, the 23d. This conflict was the most terrible of the campaign. "The conflicts of Wednesday and Friday were emphatically the battles of Atlanta, and portions of the city were consumed while they raged." The number and extent of the blunders in this paragraph are surprising. It could not have been written by one who was in a decent degree informed of the history of the campaign. Our forces were not entrenched on the 20th of July, when the battle of Peachtree creek was fought. Newton's division, whose position was on the left of Hooker's corps, were building a barricade of rails when the enemy's columns rushed against them, but Hooker's men, on whom the heaviest of the fighting fell, had no protection. Ward's division, everybody who has read of the battle knows, met the enemy's charge by a counter-charge, and the opposing masses were in the open field and the hostile ranks were mixed, and the fighting hand- to-hand, before the rebels were routed.--If the Gazette's histo