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le Union gives the particulars of the Yankee defeat at Tunnel Hill. The account is a glowing one, but some truth comes out in its summary of the results: Gen. Thomas was present, and superintended matters in person; and after discovering the enemy's position, became convinced that it was too strong to be carried by assault, e of attack by the combined forces south of his present position, and, reinforced by Logan's corps, he may safely attack even Johnston's army. The movement of Thomas to Dalton is adding strength to Sherman's position, and threatens the rebel position at Atlanta. The expedition into Florida is intended to attract the enemy in that direction, while Sherman and Thomas move into the heart of Alabama and Georgia There is the utmost confidence here that this brilliant movement, attended with such signal success, insures the early termination of the war. Price resolutions in the Yankee Congress. In the Yankee Congress last week the old peace commiss
Negro soldiers. --Four negro soldiers, dressed in full United States uniforms, were brought to this city and lodged in the Libby prison on Sunday night last. These negroes were captured on the 2d of March, near Williamsburg, and were attached to Butter's infantry command, who were on their way to cover Col. Dahlgren's retreat. Maj. Turner, in command of the prisoners in this city, very properly placed them in the same cells in which the officers captured among the raiders were confined. The following are their names: Privates Jas W Corn, co C, 5th U S vols; P F Lowis, co I, 5th U S volge R P Armistead, co H, 6th U S vols; John Thomas, co H, 6th U S vols.