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part of the Yankee Lieutenant-General. He might be carrying on some operations down the river that he wished to conceal, it is true; but that does not excuse an act of discourtesy towards a representative of the French Government, and we can only account for it by the supposition that Grant had indulged rather too freely in old Bourbon on Sunday and became vindictive under its effects. From Georgia. The news from Atlanta relates chiefly to the operations of a raiding party, under Kilpatrick's, sent out by Sherman to destroy our railway communications. There is a wide discrepancy between the two dispatches, the first estimating the raiding force at twenty-five to thirty thousand, and the second at two thousand five hundred. The latter is, doubtless, nearest the mark. Fairburn, the point at which they met with some success, is on the Atlanta and West Point railroad, nineteen miles from the former place. Lovejoy's, on the Macon railroad, is twenty- nine miles, and Jonesboro'
Texas cavalry. Two children and several ladies were wounded. No further damage was done. Kilpatrick is moving after Wheeler. As is supposed, he turned towards the Atlanta and West Point railroamy, then, is undoubtedly on half ration.] [Second Dispatch.] Atlanta, August 22. --Kilpatrick's raid, composed of twenty-five hundred men, crossed the Chattahoochee at Campbelton and struc Friday evening, and moving towards Jonesboro'. The Federal infantry support which accompanied Kilpatrick's cavalry to West Point returned, and the cavalry proceeded along towards the Macon road. Ross's brigade skirmished with Kilpatrick's advance, but was unable to hold the enemy in cheek. The raiders burned the depot and post-office at Jonesboro', destroying all the papers. Saturday eveniold's infantry brigade and Armstrong's and Ross's cavalry, and a sharp engagement ensued. Kilpatrick, charging at the head of a column of raiders, was completely routed. He then charged on Ross'