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a Lieutenant-Colonel and one Surgeon, and eight of their wounded. The Yankee loss otherwise, not known, but much greater than ours. Our army is eager for a general engagement, and apprehensive that the enemy will retreat to-night. Dallon,Feb. 27.--All Thursday night the enemy were occupied in removing their dead and wounded. Their loss is heavy.--They fell back yesterday two or three miles. This afternoon they are five miles beyond Tunnel Hill, Wheeler pursuing. They robbed the citizens of Tunnel Hill, and burnt several houses. Patton, Anderson, and Bate have been appointed Major-Generals. Tunnel Hill, via Dalton,Feb. 27. --The enemy passed through here last night at 12 o'clock, and will probably not make a stand this side of Chickamauga. One division of Hindman's corps has reached this place. --Our winter cabins at Tunnel Hill were not destroyed by the Federal. Several unburied Yankees have been left on the field. Our cavalry and skirmishers are advancing, but a
Northern news. Dalton, Feb. 27. --The Nashville papers of the 23d have been received. It is reported in Chattanooga that Johnston has advanced from Dalton, and that his lines are thrown forward ten miles. A dispatch from Huntsville, dated the 20th, says official information has been received that the rebels, supposed to be Roddy's command, had attempted to cross the Tennessee river at three different points, but were driven back by Dodge's troops. Swarms of guerillas are reported in the vicinity of Cairo, Ill, burning cotton gins. The Federal force at Vidalia, La, were recently attacked and driven in by Dick Taylor, but the gunboats came to their relief and scattered the rebels. The Nashville Union, of the 23d, says that Longstreet has not left East Tennessee, but is strengthening his position; that he is not such a fool as to abandon East Tennessee, the only strategies point from which the rebels can operate successfully during the spring campaign.
From Charleston — retreat of the enemy in Florida. Charleston, Feb. 26. --One hundred shells were fired at the city to-day. An official dispatch from Gen. Finnegan, dated Sanderson via Tallahassee, February 26th, says: --"My advance forces occupy Baldwin, and my main force will reach there this afternoon. The enemy have retreated to Jacksonville." [second Dispatch.] Charleston, Feb. 27. --A Yankee picketboat, containing one officer and five men, was captured last night by our picket boat commanded by Boatswain Smith. The prisoners have arrived in this city. They state that the vessel sunk off the harbor and reported lost in the gale, was the steam sloop of war Housatonic, carrying twelve guns and 300 men, and that she was blown up by our torpedo boat. The whole stern was blown off. Five men were lost, all the others were saved. The torpedo boat was commanded by Lt. Dixon, of Mobile. The enemy continue to shell the city.
Extra session of the Georgia Legislature. Macon, Feb. 27. --Gov. Brown has this day issued a proclamation convening the Legislature in special session on the off March.
Fifty dollars reward --Ranaway from the subscriber, on the morning of the 27th of February, my negro Taylor, Age about 20 years. Had on when he left a pair of light blue pants, slouchhe and gray sack coat. When spoken to has a down east look and speaks very slow. I will give fifty dollars reward for his delivery to James Kersey on 8th street, at Kessry & Davis's shop. Chas. Davis. fe 29--6t