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Narrow escape of Gen Morgan. A correspondent of the Atlanta Confederacy writes the following account of a narrow escape from the Yankees, made by the dashing Morgan, and vouches for its truth. We see statements of the same affair in other papers: While Gen. Morgan's command was at Gallatin he received information that a large division of the Abolition army was approaching Nashville by the way of Tyree Springs. He accordingly selected three hundred men from the brigade for the purpoor a column of infantry which he was going back to bring up. The officer touched his hat, and immediately gave way, while Morgan rode through their column As he would ride along he would address the stragglers, ordering them to "move up." that they were no better than deserters, and only wanted Morgan to catch them. They would touch their hats and move up briskly. In the meantime the prisoners who were following the General were convulsed with laughter thinking no doubt that he was their priso