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From Gen. Bragg's Army. [from our own Correspondent.] Army of Tennessee Near Chattanooga, Oct. 26, 1863. The Federal Government has just committed its second greatest blunder. I allude to the removal of Rosecrans and the appointment of as great, has just been made in the removal of the latter. The change is very popular with the Confederates, and even Gen. Bragg does not object to it. Officers who have known Rosecrans and Thomas both well for many years say we have made a gain byl. Clift, the chief of the tory bushwhackers in East Tennessee, who was captured by some of our scouts and brought into Gen. Bragg last night. The letter is given just as it was written: Headq'rs Dep't of the Cumberland, Chattanooga, Oct. 20thn. Burnside. R. H. J. Goddard, Capt. and A. D. C., A. A. A. G. Now what will the virtuous Burnside say If Gen. Bragg should hang the aforesaid Col. Clift by the neck until he be dead, in retaliation for his execution of Confederate offi
lways victorious, yet we have never in a single instance derived any benefit from our victories, and in all of them we have lost a vast number of men. We have not the least doubt that in his three battles, in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Georgia, General Bragg lost as many men as the victorious party lost in the three battles of Marengo, Austerlitz, and Jena, each of which struck down an Empire. Yet General Bragg, although victorious in all his battles, not only gained nothing, but lost ground. IGeneral Bragg, although victorious in all his battles, not only gained nothing, but lost ground. It is difficult to understand of what use such victories can be to us, when the results have been such. A defeat could hardly have produced a catastrophe more unfavorable to us. The enemy is vastly more numerous than we. He knows that in every battle we fight we lose large numbers of men, although we may be victorious, and that we find it difficult to replace them. He knows, too, that although he may lose two to one, he can more easily replace those two than we can replace that one. Thus he h