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ning light appeared in the eastern horizon, whilst the forms of the retreating rebels could be seen flying, with the prey mist, across the marshes on the other side of the river. In two days more we should have had a division operating with Foster upon Savannah by way of Broad river, which would have rendered escape impossible. Practically, all avenues to the city were closed up by our army, which stretched from the Savannah to the Ogeeches rivers, and Foster's troops, which covered the SFoster's troops, which covered the Savannah and Charleston railroad. The path by which Hardee finally escaped led through swamps which were heretofore considered impenetrable. Hardee obtained knowledge of this movement through his spies, who swarmed in our camp. When our troops came into the city they found none of the better class of citizens in the streets; but the poorer classes were well represented, and mobs, composed of Irish and Dutch women, negroes and the thievish soldiers gathered here and there, broke open st