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t — wheel — quick march," and away went bottle, officer, and men. It would be very unfair to assert that such officers are common, and such practices usual. McClellan. That much can be done by the judicious exercise of authority in enforcing military rules and regulations among them, as among the rest of mankind, is conclusively shown by the great improvements effected in the army of Washington, and, above all, in the city itself, by young General McClellan, who bids fair to be the next President, if his success is at all commensurate with the enormous praise and flattery which, much, against his will, are forced down his throat. Before his nominatwhich I give entire, lest it might be said the words I have used exaggerate the condition of affairs at the period in question. [Here Mr. Russell quotes General McClellan's General Orders No, 2, prohibiting officers and men frequenting the Washington hotels, etc.] Col. Porter. Col. Porter, an active officer of the regu
Gen. Wool. --We cannot imagine a more uncomfortable death-bed than has fallen to the lot of the venerable sinner, the late Lieutenant General of the U. S. forces. It was not enough that the "Grand Army" which he had raised and disciplined with such labor and care should be routed and demoralized; that the thunderbolt he imagined himself hurling from high Olympus should prove a mere flash in the pan; that Gen. McClellan, not half his age, should be placed in chief command; that the North should detect him as an impostor and humbug, every way worthy to take a place beside Joyce Heth, the Woolly Horse, and the Mermaid in Barnum's Museum, but; to crown all, old Wool, whom he hates worse than he ever did the devil, is resuscitated placed in command at Old Point, and actually captured several sand-banks in North Carolina. It is only a little while ago that Scott, aged 75, ordered Wool, also 75, to retire from New York to Troy, on account of his great age and infirmities. The Lieuten
enemy, if the latter has not executed another of Wise's favorite and famous "thorough-bred" movements (to the rear.) Yesterday afternoon, between 6 and 7 o'clock, Beauregard threw a considerable force within three-fourths of a mile of General McClellan's pickets in front of the Chain Bridge. The long roll was beaten, and every preparation was made to meet the enemy, not only by our troops in the immediate vicinity, but by all on both sides of the river. Up to noon to-day we have notd here or in any of the forts over the river last night, at any hour; nor had the Government in this city heard of any engagement there per telegraph, to-day, up to 2 P. M. So we need hardly say that Munson's Hill had not been taken by General McClellan up to that hour. How soon he may choose to take it, we know not. The Navy Department to-day received official information from two points in the Gulf, dated on the 13th ult., from which it is evident that three or four of our vessels