rom their centre lines of temporary works into the inner lines, which they evacuated during the night, leaving their dead, and wounded in our possession, and retired to Nashville, closely pursued by our cavalry.
"We captured several stands of colors and about one thousand prisoners.
"Our troops fought with great gallantry.
"We have to lament the less of many gallant officers and brave men.
"Major-General Cleburne, Brigadier-Generals John Williams, Adams, Gist, Strahi and Granburg were killed; Major-General John Brown and Brigadier-Generals Carter, Manignauir, Quaries Cockerell and Scott were wounded.
Brigadier-General Gordon was captured. "J. B. Hood, General."
A subsequent telegram from General Hood says that our loss of officers was excessively large in proportion to the loss of men.
From Georgia--Fort McAllister taken by Sherman.
Official intelligence was received yesterday that the enemy, on Wednesday, carried Fort McAllister by storm.