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late movements of Sherman near Atlanta and the defeat of McPherson's corps there. The correspondent of the Cincinnati Gazet On the morning of the 18th the whole line advanced, McPherson taking position on the extreme left, Schofield having thee extreme left our operations were equally successful, Gen. McPherson driving the enemy for several miles. Gen. Blair'sew York Tribune telegraphs that paper the following about McPherson's defeat and death: The Government has received dispmassed a heavy force against his left wing, consisting of McPherson's grand division, composed of Logan's and Blair's corps, ughter and driven into their fortifications. Major General McPherson, during the battle, became separated from his stafby sharpshooters firing from an ambuscade. The loss of Gen McPherson is deeply deplored by the Government, and will fill the hearts of all loyalists with sadness and gloom. After Gen McPherson's death Gen Logan assumed command of his grand division