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transports. This is supposed to be for the purpose of reinforcing Grant, since there is no evidence of any intention to evacuate Bermuda Hu the cause of which has not been ascertained. The reports are that Grant proposes to make the White House, on the Pamunkey, his base, but th the two armies were drawn up in line of battle yesterday, and that Grant is entrenching. Since the death of that gallant cavalier, Gened is now reduced to 12,000. The writer expresses his pleasure that Grant is now going to try a little of his strategy, after "butting" useleicer of the prison, and told him that he was Mr. Francis, late of Gen. Grant's army; that he unfortunately ran into our picket line at Tunstale loss far exceeding ours. He also makes important developments of Grant's plan of operations:] Hanover FerrySouth of the Pamunkey,May to morrow some extracts from the letters found upon the person of the prisoner — so far as they relate to the movements of Grant's army.]
it, was a soldier. This is similar to the statements of many others, and possibly forms an exception to the generality of Yankee stories. There is no doubt of the fact that a popular method of filling up the ranks of the abolition army is to give the victim drugged whiskey, and while insensible from its effects, make a soldier of him, nolens volens. Another of the party was less communicative, and seemed averse to conversing upon his situation, or the movements of the Yankee army. A citizen finally asked him if Grant was retreating. The prisoner looked up, and replied in the true Yankee vernacular--"I guess he ain't." He was doubtless the most honest fellow in the lot, and his answer to the question furnished a key to his real feelings. The practice of conversing with prisoners is at best reprehensible, and should not be permitted by the guard having them in charge. There is little or no satisfaction to be derived from it, and it only gratifies the Yankee instinct for display.
ne; [applause;] he has been President of the North--he shall be President of the South--[great applause]--and then, with Lincoln at the head of the Government, and Grant at the head of the army, we will vindicate the Monroe doctrine, [cheers,] and hurl Maximilian, and the French bayonets which support him, into the sea. [Cheers.] d reserves are indispensable if we are to strike a final blow at the heart of the rebellion. Herein has been our error previously and it is a cheering sign that Gen Grant intends not to allow himself to be crippled, as our other commanders have heretofore been, unable to follow upon advantage or to properly retrieve a disaster. e ten miles beyond the point of starting, and the terrible slaughter has been entirely in vain. As it has been with other Generals in Virginia, so it will be with Grant. He is now as a demigod; he will in time be railed at as a hound that misses the scent. The war journals are as bitter in their disappointment as they are extra