er they annihilate that number of Sherman's Yankees to find their work signally incomplete.
General Sherman has been constantly in the saddle, and has displayed himself in front of Buzzard Roost, directing operations at points where the rebels could hardly fail to identify him. In company with General Thomas he has just moved to the right — the current that way being strong enough to carry along the heads of the army.
One of McPherson's couriers has just dropped the intelligence that Kilpatrick, under orders from McPherson, cut the enemy's rear last night, a few miles south of Resacca.
We are evidently moving to cut off their supplies, and so compel them to come out and attack us or beat a precipitate retreat.
The army will be closed up to-night, and to-morrow will make history.
If Johnston retreats he must not be long in doing it; and with the railroad in his rear severed, he must probably lose or destroy some of his heavy munitions.
General Sherman is pointedly hostile to