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The Baltimore American, of the 27th ult., has been received. The following is a summary of the news: The Yankees had not heard, up to the 27th ult., of the retreat of Sherman, the defeat of Seymour in Florida, or of the repulse of Grant's forces at Tunnel Hill. The Democratic State Convention of Connecticut has nominated Mr. Orizen S. Seymour, of Litchfield, for Governor. The New York Democratic State Convention met at Albany, Wednesday. After completing the preliminary organization, a committee on credentials was appointed, who reported in favor of admitting six delegates from each of the New York city factions — Tammany, Mozart and McKeon. A squally time ensued, the opposing factions charging each other with all sorts of vileness and trickery. The quarrel revealed the fact that with the exception of the Tammanyites, the leaders of the Democracy in New York city are thoroughly impregnated with the peace delusion. Finally the report of the committee was ad
ring the railroads destroyed by the enemy is progressing rapidly. Three miles of track and three bridges were destroyed on the Southern road, ten miles of track on the Selma road, and thirty-five miles of track on the Mobile and Ohio road. Sherman burned a great deal of property here, and at Marion, Enterprise, Lockhart, and Lauderdale Stations. All the public buildings at this place were destroyed, and a number of private houses. The Barton House, Ragsdale House, and railroad depots were burned, as also the office of the Daily Clarion. The enemy pillaged every house, carrying off everything of any value. Provisions were taken from almost every family. Sherman laid waste all the country through which his army passed on his return to Vicksburg. He occupied the Ragsdale House for his headquarters while here, and McPherson occupied Gen. Polk's old headquarters. Demopolis, March 4.--A dispatch from Gen. Jackson, dated Sharon, seven miles from Canton, Feb. 23, says he
Sherman's Mississippi expedition. [from our own Correspondent. Montgomery, Ala., Feb. 26, 1864.ole plan must come to naught. The advance of Sherman's army was full of danger, as in the event of the naval attack upon Mobile, the advance of Sherman upon Meridian, and the forward movement upon ley! There is reason to believe that Gen. Sherman expected when he marched out of Vicksburg tossible, force him down towards Mobile, while Sherman rushed upon him in front. Had Gen. Polk retrf not designed to draw him in that direction, Sherman would have occupied Meridian, Demopolis, and icksburg. Had Gen. Polk retired upon Mobile, Sherman would have thrown himself in his rear and cutn Atlanta, against which it was finally hoped Sherman would be able to advance from the west, whileas he must in the course of a few hours, that Sherman has been failed, he will probably retire to Cst bank of that stream, it was impossible for Sherman to move upon Mobile without exposing his flan