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rthy sources, would be found that the panic into which our people had been thrown by the Yankee reports was greatly disproportion to the actual facts of the case.
Corresponding so well as the intelligence in question does with our own preconceived views of the matter, we cannot but place a certain degree of reliance upon it. If, on the 20th of December, there was another battle, in which Hood obtained a signal victory and captured one whole Yankee brigade; and if, about the same time, Forrest captured another entire brigade, with a train of six hundred wagons, we can easily account for what would be altogether unaccountable upon the supposition that the Yankees told the truth — namely: the tardiness of their pursuit.
It is absolutely impossible that an army which had routed another army, taken from it eight hundred prisoners on the field of battle and ten thousand more in the pursuit, should, at the end of ten days, find itself still fifteen miles from that routed and disorgani