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is not sending troops to Charleston.
He is sending them here for the defense of Richmond, which is now supposed to be the point of attack, by land and by water, and on both sides of the James River.
Well, they have striven to capture this city from every point of the compass but one-the south side.
Perhaps they will make an attempt from that direction; and I must confess that I have always apprehended the most danger from that quarter.
But we shall beat them, come whence they may!
Mr. H --‘s, another of Gen. Winder's detectives, has gone over to the enemy.
He went on a privateering cruise from Wilmington; the vessel he sailed in captured a brig, and H — s was put in command of the prize, to sail into a Confederate port.
Instead of this, however, H---s sailed away for one of the West India islands, and gave up his prize to Corn.
Wilkes, of the United States Navy.
One or two of the regiments of Gen. Lee's army were in the city last night.
The men were pal