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om Georgia show that Sherman's situation is becoming hourly more perilous. No army, in the history of this war, has occupied so dangerous a position. The hope of succor from the diversion made by Smith has been blasted by the diversion made by Forrest on Memphis, which has sent Smith at a double-quick back to that city, pursued and harassed by that portion of Forrest's cavalry which was in his front. The most important intelligence we can now look for must come from Wheeler. It is not so imForrest's cavalry which was in his front. The most important intelligence we can now look for must come from Wheeler. It is not so important that he should do so much damage to the roads in Sherman's rear as it is that he should remain on them, giving them a tapping every day. Two weeks (if he can stay so long) will settle the question of the enemy's remaining on this side of the Chattahoochee, and then the question as to whether his army will ever get home again becomes open to discussion. Our scouts report that some portions of Sherman's forces are already reduced to green corn for rations, and we know that the country fr
1,200 men. A part of Murrier's troops were badly cut up below Fort Donelson. Arms are being clandestinely carried into Indiana for disloyalists. On the 23d, considerable excitement prevailed in Memphis on account of a report that Forrest, Dick Taylor and Loring were about to attack the city.--The populace were wild, and ran under the bluff.--The military took to the boats. Another report, that Taylor was planting batteries on the Arkansas shore, increased the confusion and o Indiana for disloyalists. On the 23d, considerable excitement prevailed in Memphis on account of a report that Forrest, Dick Taylor and Loring were about to attack the city.--The populace were wild, and ran under the bluff.--The military took to the boats. Another report, that Taylor was planting batteries on the Arkansas shore, increased the confusion and the military burned out. The excitement prevailed for several hours. Many persons were arrested for carrying news to Forrest.