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Preparing to Retaliate. --The Macon (Ga) Telegraph announces that fifteen Yankee officers have been brought from the vicinity of Murfreesboro', Tennessee, and placed in close confinement at Macon. The object is to make them answer, by their lives, if necessary, for some of the many horrid murders they have been perpetrating in Tennessee and Kentucky. The Chattanooga Rebel gives a list of the Abolition officers sent to Macon, and the cause of their detention. Gen. Bragg, it appears demanded of Rosecrans the release of citizens of Tennessee, held as prisoners for their loyally to the Confederate States. Rosecrans refused the demand, and Gen. Bragg then replied that he should hold all captured officers of the Federal army in close confinement as hostages for the safety of citizens so imprisoned. The following is the list: Col A B. Moore, Lieut-Col D. Hopmad, 104th, Illinois Infantry; Lieut-Col R. R. Stewart, 2d Ind Day; Maj L H Widmer, 104th Illinois infantry, Capt J. W. K