owever, Gen. K., hearing the shrill whistle of the locomotive, which told o the bringing up of reinforcements from Gen. Pickett's brigade at Dutton's bridge and vicinity, he reluctantly gave the order to move towards Mechanicsville.
On Monday Gen Butler received orders to send over a force to meet Gen. Kilpatrick and assist him if necessary.
This force was sent and the two returned to Williamsburg.
The force picked up on their way one of the escaped prisoners, a Col. Watson or Watkins, onths to the life of the rebellion; and the history of their campaigns is the history of what the President has done for our cause since he took command of our armies.
In addition, Gillmore has failed at Charleston, Seymour has failed in Florida, Butler has failed on the Peninsula, and Kilpatrick has nearly brought our soldiers into contempt.
After such a record as this, is it any wonder that the country has finally lost all fait in the Administration's management of the war, and has come to th