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tlanta amount to only fifteen hundred men. Eight field pieces were lost by Hardee; some siege guns left by Hood in Atlanta; from five to eight locomotives; between one hundred and fifty and two hundred freight cars, and some ordnance, commissary and quartermaster stores destroyed. The blow, though undeniably heavy, is by no means disheartening.--The loss of one position, be it ever so strong, is not our death- blow; for we have, ere this, suffered reverses trebly severe, and still live through it all. Reports from Atlanta, previous to the issuing of Sherman's order, state that no outrages had been committed by the enemy, and the only annoyance felt was from pilfering and robbery by stragglers.--Some of the inhabitants who raised the white flag on the advent of the Yankees were met with volleys of abuse for their cowardice, and declarations that they (the enemy) would not trust those who, after living so long in a rebel city, had at length turned against their fellow-citizens.
es from Jonesboro' to the 2d instant were received this morning. General Hood's army was then retreating, with General Sherman's forces hanging closely on his rear. The head of the Union column was skirmishing with the rebel rear near Fayetteobject was to get between Hood and Hardee, and cut off one of them. The details of the occupation of Atlanta by General Sherman are given, including a note from Major Calhoun, asking protection for non-combatants and private property, which wasx, New York: This Department is still without say dispatches from south of Nashville. It is supposed to be General Sherman's design to withdraw his advanced columns and give his army rest in Atlanta, and establish himself securely there, a broken by Wheeler and Forrest, before making further advances. No operations by the armies of General Grant or General Sherman are reported to-day. The provost-marshal-general's office is busily engaged in arranging the credits of the sev
Sherman belongs to that nest of vipers which the South had been unconsciously nourishing in its bosom for eighty years before the commencement of this war. When it broke out he was president of a college in Louisiana, enjoying a large salary, and professing undying devotion to the South, to its institutions, and to its peoplh regard to those among whom he lived. It is to be hoped, however, it is not true of the world in general. Of the Yankees, however, it is eminently true, and to Sherman it applies with greater force than any other Yankee (even) of whom we recollect to have heard. --The favors he received at the hands of the South were not only fa Others have dealt harshly with the Southern people. Fortunately for her cause, there have been few exceptions among the Yankee Generals in this particular. But Sherman surpasses them all. He takes the law into his own hands — decides that we are rebels — declares that rebels have no rights — and insists upon it that his victims <