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as up that to time uninjured. There is no doubt, however, that Mosby has been operating upon that line of communication. From Georgia. We were aware on Wednesday night that the authorities here were in possession of information that Gen. Johnston had fallen back from his position on Kennesaw Mountain, but we deemed it the part of prudence to suppress it. The news is announced this morning by telegraph, and there can now be no harm in alluding to it. An official dispatch received yestepatch received yesterday states that our army is about a mile this side of Chattahoochee river. That river presents a strong line of defence, which will probably be held by Gen Johnston. No doubt the wily Sherman was perfectly confident of success in his flank movement, but, as usual, was outwitted by a more able commander. Demonstration against Mobile. It is reported that the Yankees are threatening Mobile, but as yet the information concerning the movement is vague and uncertain.
Upwards of three thousand dollars have been subscribed in Lynchburg, towards a fund of three thousand five hundred dollars, designed to furnish Gen. McCausland with a horse, saddle and bridle, and sword. In the old temples, oracular revelations were received in sleep. A great many people seem to seek for oracular revelations in the same condition in our modern churches. The years pelt a young girl with red roses till her checks are all on fire. By and by they begin throwing white roses, and that morning flush passes away. Brig Gen. H. W. Mercer, of Savannah, has been made a Major General and assigned to a division in Johnston's army.
leave. They represent the army as being much dispirited and averse to prolonging hostilities. Many men whose terms of service expire in July and August have determined not to fight. [Fourth Dispatch.] In the Field Near Rufus Station, July 4. --In order to counteract a flank movement made in force by the enemy on our left, the army commenced to withdraw from the neighborhood of Marietta night before last. The movement was conducted in a successful manner characteristic of Gen. Johnston. Gen. Hardee's Corps, though in some places not more than 40 or 50 yards from the enemy's lines, did not begin to move until just before daylight yesterday, and the movement was conducted so quietly that the enemy was not aware of it until the evacuation was completed. Not a gun was fired along the line during the night except from Kennesaw Mountain. About sunrise the enemy hoisted their flag on Kennesaw. An hour or two later they advanced, leaving Marietta to the left and passed