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hattanooga--one of them in irons; that they left Chattanooga on Monday last, with five train loads of troops for Sherman's front, and that the whole body of reinforcements passed through without hearing of Wheeler or being detained by any break in the road. They also said they were not assigned to any command until they reached the front, as was the case with many of those who came down with them. They made no complaints of the subsistence furnished the army, which they said was abundant; but said they deserted because they were opposed to the objects for which the war is now being prosecuted, and would not serve. On the other hand prisoners brought in the next day affirm that they have been on short rations several days — having received but a single cracker per day, and no meal or flour. Beef they report abundant, with but little bacon. General Hood has ordered any man detected exchanging tobacco, papers, or anything else, with the enemy's pickets to be instantly executed.
pose of the state of affairs in the United States: The Siege of Atlanta. Northern press telegrams speak of the demonstration of Sherman against the Macon and Atlanta road, and the massing of his forces southwest of Atlanta, "in the rear of Hood's forces, " as they are pleased to style the position. The Cincinnati Gazette has a long gassing letter from Sherman's army, dated August 19th. The writer says: If the rebels should conclude to resign their cherished city (Atlanta) to theould have been concluded long ago, for there has not been a day in the past four weeks when our army could not have occupied it by one of the most simple movements known to military men. But Sherman does not want Atlanta unless he can also receive Hood's whole army within his lines as prisoners of war. * * * * * * * A few more days must be passed just as the past few days have been spent, and the rebels in our front will be rebels only in name. * * * * * * * The Defences of Mo