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rmy. The only drawback to this is the fact that our commissioners to take the vote of the soldiers have failed to reach Sherman's army. They sent their rolls and documents back, announcing that, owing to the advent of Forrest between them and Atlanta, they were unable to get through his lines to Sherman in time to poll that army vote. This will have a most important bearing upon the army returns, as there are many thousands of Pennsylvanians in Sherman's army. A painful report prevailsSherman's army. A painful report prevails that the commissioners also failed to reach the army of Sheridan in the Valley; that the rebel guerrillas had effectually obstructed their passage to Strasburg. This if true, would indeed be unfortunate, as there are at least twenty-five thousand , October 12, 8:40 P. M. Major-General Dix, New York: Dispatches have been received to-day from General Grant, General Sherman and General Sheridan, but no military movements since my last telegram are reported. The following details of t
the efforts of the two parties to secure the votes of the Pennsylvania, Ohio and Indiana soldiers. Firing between the opposing pickets on the right wing has entirely ceased lately, and officers can now ride along the front in perfect safety. Rebel veterans have supplanted the raw troops at one time manning the works in front of the Tenth and Eighteenth corps. From the Shenandoah Valley there is no new movement to report this morning. Though we have no fresh dispatches from General Sherman's headquarters to give this morning, matters will doubtless soon assume an interesting and decisive phase in that region. From Missouri we have nothing additional relative to the raid of the rebel General Price. General Rosecrans left St. Louis on Wednesday night for the front of the field of operations in his department. Natchez, Mississippi, advices of the 4th instant state that Colonel McCable, who, with a small force of Union troops, left Vidalia on the 26th ultimo on an e
bring us some intelligence from the two armies confronting each other in that State: When Sherman heard that Hood had left his front and gone northward, he crossed the river with two corps and e 3d and 4th, the two armies held this relation to each other without firing a gun. On the 5th, Sherman withdrew and returned to Atlanta. The enemy thus disposed of, our army set to work with axo Dalton. In General Hood's battle order, he says his word is "forward." He announces that Sherman has sent two corps to Chattanooga; that he will leave one corps to hold Atlanta, and that the rThese licks, together with those struck by Forrest, will soon have the desired effect in moving Sherman from Atlanta. General Beauregard and staff passed through Opelika on Friday, on his way tolly ceased. The situation on both sides is critical; but if Hood can keep up his supplies, Sherman must evacuate Georgia in no great length of time. The Appoints Grenada correspondent the