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Grant, and was possessed of great caution and much ability. He is the man who has led all the flank movements which have resulted in the flanking of Gen. Johnston from Dalton back to the rear of the Chattahoochee river. It was in making a flank movement on East Point — which, had it been successful, would have insured the isolation and siege of Atlanta — that he was himself struck in the flank by Hardee and lost his life. There is no man in Sherman's army who approaches him as a commander except Thomas, who though successful as a fighting General, has no reputation as a strategist. The Valley. There is nothing further from the Valley, except the report that we get through Northern papers that Gen. Averill, notorious as a raider and spoon thief in Western Virginia, was killed in the recent Confederate victory by Gen. Early. Petersburg was yesterday represented by passengers who came over as quiet, with the exception of occasional firing from the enemy's batteries
d, and telegraphic communications are soon restored — Destruction of property and robbery of stores do not involve impoverishment. Moreover, they have no natural effect upon the main movements of the armies. They are at most an interruption. We do not know of an instance in which they have compelled an enemy to retreat or to yield a strong position. Our own raids have been more or less failures. At the time of their occurrence we had glowing accounts of the raids of Stoneman, Sheridan, Averill, Wilson, and Kautz, and of the dash and brilliancy of their opponents. But beyond the loss of hundreds of gallant men, and some of our finest officers, and horses without number, to what did they practically amount? How will the columns of profit and loss when added up balance? We can have no better illustration of the practical result of these expeditions than that afforded by the recent visit to our doors. On the one hand, we have lost property, but we are very far from being ruined.
xpected manner, and have inflicted a serious disaster upon Federal arms. On Sunday morning they attacked, in the vicinity of Winchester, 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 e 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 a portion of his cavalry. It is reported that Major Gen Averill and Brig Gen Mulligan were killed. From Georgia. After reMajor 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