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the battles of the 15th and 16th. We are not in a position to disprove these statements, but we have repeatedly known quite as positive announcements to turn out absolutely false and unfounded. Perhaps the telegraph is again to blame, as, from Stanton's bulletin, it appears to have been in diminishing Thomas's casualties from three thousand to three hundred. It is noticeable that Thomas sends no telegram on the 17th, and that the "unofficial" telegrams say nothing of what is going on, ano rejoin Hood, even though he were at Murfreesboro' when the fight began; and we think there is little doubt he has done so. This assurance, and the knowledge of the weight of Forrest's sword and presence, together with the certain conviction that Thomas would have telegraphed Stanton had he had anything agreeable to communicate, cause us still to hope that General Hood's condition is by no means hopeless; and that his army is not, as the enemy express the hope, in danger of being "crushed."
casualties. The dispatch, written by General Thomas, stated that his whole loss would not exceed three thousand, and very few were killed. A dispatch from Lexington, this evening, states that, on the 13th instant, at Kingsport, Tennessee, General Burbridge had a fight with Basil Duke's brigade, formerly John Morgan's, and routed it, with a loss to the enemy of one hundred and fifty killed, wounded and prisoners, and their train.--Dick Morgan, brother of John, was captured. Edwin M. Stanton, Secretary of War. The St. Albans raiders--General Dix's order revoked. General Dix has issued the following: Headquarters Department of the East, New York City, December 17, 1864. General Orders, No. 100. The President of the United States having disapproved of that portion of Department General Order, No. 97, current series, which instructs all military commanders on the frontier, in certain cases therein specified, to cross the boundary line between the Un