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d seventeen thousand men. The Yankee loss is fixed at seven thousand men and two general officers. A telegram gives some more of the same sort of stuff: Frank Cheatham told his aunt, Miss. Rage, that Hood was ordered to Nashville against his own wishes; but he lames Hood for not attacking Schofield at Spring Hill. Hood ordaccount of what Hood intended to do if General Thomas had not interfered with his plans: A few days since, General Hood and some of his staff, together with Cheatham, were at the house of a gentleman with whom I conversed to-day, and who was within their lines, and while there Hood stated that he had intended at first to assaknow that all the stories about his strength are false; his men are few and demoralized"; and all present concurred with him. No longer ago than Wednesday night, Cheatham stated, as I am positively informed, that he had no doubts about capturing this city. "We have taken stronger places," were his words, "and we will take Nashvill