ar Winchester, is also ready.
Generals Rosecrans, Buell, and Halleck are not yet ready.
Commodore Foote is not ready.
The utmost diligence and industry are being excited to have a complete preparation Rosecrans, will be ready by the 20th, Buell by the 15th and Halleck and Foote by the 25th.
The Burnside expedition leave in about ten days on a mission that must necessarily be highly successful, while a fleck of boats will come up the Potomac, and McClellan will advance steadily on Manassas Banks and Rosecrans will take the enemy in their rear; Cox will strike out toward Lewisburg; Garfield will move toward Cumberland Gap; Buell, with his four divisions, toward Nashville H Wallace, Grant, Foote, and others toward Memphis, overland and down the Mississippi river, and the forces at Fortress Monroe and Beaufort will move inland, to take the enemy in the rear.
Gen. McClellan will not "forward" until he is entirely ready, so that a sudden and triumphant victory may be the crowning re