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TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. AMERICA Capture of Fort Morgan. NEW YORK, AUG. 30. On Thursday the Confederates attacked Hancock at the south of Reames Station, on the Weldon Railroad. A severe engagement ensued, in which the Federals were forced to relinquish four miles of the railroad. Their loss is estimated at 2,000 men and nine guns, while that of the Confederates is said to be 5,000 men. Atlanta papers announce that Fort Morgan and the garrison, including General Palge, with all the guns and ammunition, had surrendered to Farragut. Farragut has obtained the services of the men who- were engaged by the Confederates in setting the torpedoes, and is now occupied in raising them. Sherman is moving his army to a position on the Macon (Georgia) Railroad, in the rear of Hood's forces. It is reported that General Sherman has occupied Hood's lines of supplies. Colonel Kilpatrick has destroyed fourteen miles of the Macon Railroad. General Early has withdrawn from Sheridan's front, retreating towards Richmond. General Sheridan is in pursuit. NEW YORK, SEPT. 1. The Chicago Convention has nominated General M'Clellan for the Presidency, and Pendleton, of Ohio, for the Vice-Presidency, on the Union and peace plat- form. NEW YORK, SEPT. 3. Secretary Stanton reports that a corps of General Sherman's army had occupied Atlanta. Sherman's main army had a severe engagement on the Macon Road, in which he is reported to have been successful.

THE CATHOLIC CONGRESS AT MALINES.

SEVERAL DISTRESSING ACCIDENTS…

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