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Burnside's Military Executions. "They were both killed by the first fire, and died without a struggle. Their bodies were delivered to their friends from Kentucky by order of Gen. Burnside!" Thus read the telegram from Sandusky, Ohio, announcing the execution of T. P. McGraw and Wm. Corbin, who were sentenced to death, we believe, for endeavoring to enlist men in Kentucky for the Southern cause. They "died without a struggle," is the consoling announcement; and Gen. Burnside most graciously ordered their lifeless bodies to be"delivered to their friends! " That man, at the beginning of the war, put on the sir of the humane gentleman; but finding that not popular with the Yankees, he essays now a shorter road to favor and thrift in the Northern mind, by throwing off all hypocrisy and becoming the unrelieved and unmitigated brute. He sees how Butler has thriven in Yankee esteem — how he has firmly fixed himself on a granite base on the very rock of Plymouth, where he cannot be sha