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Lieut. Gen. Wm. J. Hardee. --This distinguished soldier having succeeded, temporarily, to the command of the army of Tennessee, a brief biographical sketch of him may not be uninteresting to our readers: Gen. Hardee is a native of Appling, in the State of Georgia. He graduated at West Point in 1838; reared under Gen Taylor in Florida, as Lieutenant commanding the 2d Dragoons, and also under Gen Scott in Mexico, being present at all the great battles, he so distinguished himself for skill and gallantry that he was twice breveted. He was subsequently commissioned to visit Europe for the purpose of perfecting tactics, and we have the result in his well known work on the subject. He was next appointed commandant at West Point, and occupied that position when Fort Sumter surrendered in 1861. On the happening of this important event, he resigned from the United States service, returned to Georgia, and was placed next in command to Gen Twiggs. Shortly afterwards he was appoin