eds of men was the subject of unmitigated loathing.
Grown up men would tell you the enemy would be in the city in two hours, when he was at least 60 or 70 miles distant.
Our loss in the fall of Nashville is very great.
It was one of our largest depots of provisions, and the quantity of bacon sacrificed is immense.
But it will not fall into the hands of the enemy, but be destroyed.--Indeed, the whole city should be fired by its people, so that the enemy would only match into a burning Moscow.
Generals Pillow and Floyd and their staffs reached Nashville Sunday night. They are undismayed by their defeat, and will soon put the enemy to a severer test.
These two men are the idols of the people and the army in this section.
Universal confidence is put in them, and "Old Floyd" especially is pronounced to be one of the best Generals in the field.
He was the only one who marched off any respectable portion of his brigade.
R. H. G.
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