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the Engineer and Superintendent, was equally anxious to repair it in the shortest possible time.--The larger portion of the railroad hands had fled in every direction on the approach of Gen Sherman's army, and another part on the appearance of Gens Smith and Grierson. The difficulties encountered in collecting hands in a country so completely desolated by the enemy will be easily understood.--Notwithstanding this an engine was run over the road Sherman had destroyed in 29½ days after the work act, the Mobile and Ohio road was in working order four days before the Selma road was ready to connect with it. As late as last week the Southern road was not yet in running order. In addition to the destruction effected by Sherman's Army Gens Smith and Grierson passed over thirty-two miles of the Mobile and Ohio road on the prairies, destroying all culverts, warehouses, and water stations. They also tore up the track at intervals and bent the rails. On this part of the road there is no