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letter written at Gatesville, Saturday night at 10 o'clock. The writer says: "We are again victorious on the classic plains of Manassas. This morning we were anxious, but not uneasy. We fought and won yesterday, but heard of immense reinforcements to the enemy during the night, while ours could not come up in time to participate in to day's fight. But it began, and tonight while I write the enemy are fleeing and our troops after them. So the combined armies of Pope, McClellan, and Burnside, are driven ingloriously from the field. Several of their regiments were cut to pieces, and in ten minutes all but three of the 1st Pennsylvania were killed or wounded. Kemper a division of our corps captured three batteries; Hood a division passed over thirty pieces of artillery, Gen. Jenkins, of South Caroline, was wounded, Col. Skinner mortally wounded; and many others whose names I have not learned. They outnumbered us by their own account, nearly three to one Anderson's division was
of things in that neighborhood, and to meet the emergency it is announced that McClellan takes the immediate command of the whole Army of Virginia, with Pope and Burnside at the head of the two auxiliary armies of the Rappahannock and Potomac. Our abolition disorganizing radicals may sneer at this reorganization of the several armies of McClellan, Pope, and Burnside; they may say that the best we can now look for is the retreat of all these armies behind the fortifications of Arlington Heights, the dropping of the musket, the resumption of the spade, and another winter siege of Washington and blockade of the Potomac by the rebel army. But we expect neneral Pope to be most effectively put out of the way, but how is an engagement to be avoided without having to fight the superior forces of Pope, McClellan, and Burnside combined? This is the battle which we now anticipate, with or without the choice of Gen. Lee, and there is no reason to apprehend any other than the best re