New Hope, June. 2
--The enemy still remain on our right.
There was skirmishing along our right and centre this morning, which still continues.
was evacuated yesterday by the enemy, who left our wounded prisoners behind.
The movement seems to have been made hastily.
--The movement of the Yankee
army towards the Etowah river
is generally accepted here as a relinquishment of the on to Atlanta
The Yankee loss since the commencement of the advance from Chattanooga
is estimated in well informed circles at 30,000 killed and wounded, and 15,000 sick, missing, and prisoners.
Persons from behind their lines report that no trains have been at Kingston
for several days; that the forage is all eaten out, and the country ravaged of every particle of food.
G W Smith
has been unanimously elected Major General
in command of the Georgia
is engaged here in preparing the State
troops for active service.
has tendered his services to Gen Johnston
, and has been here on important service.
He has left again for the front.