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aceful vocations, and went to Bowling Green a few days ago, under the full conviction they would be gratified. They returned, however, without smelling gunpowder. There is a continual flow and ebb of public opinion, with respect to a battle.--Now, again, it is thought, there will not be one on that line. To-morrow, perhaps, news may be brought in of the movements of troops that would creates another excitement. In fact, Buell and Johnston are checkmating each other in Kentucky, just as McClellan and Johnston have been doing in Virginia for some time past. The line of communication on which their armies rest is scarcely less important than that from Washington to Richmond. Should Johnston be defeated, Nashville would be in danger, and this city occupies a position strategically and geographically as important as Richmond. On the other hand, should Buell's army be routed the way would be open to Lexington and Frankfort, and may be to Louisville and Covington. Thus, it will b
Washington correspondent of the New York to speak card" with reference to the intentions of McClellan. We extract the following: is frequently asked by inexperienced members of Congress and other subordinate officers of the Government who ought to know better, Why don't General McClellan advances. The only reply to this question is, that Gen. McClellan is adv everyday and hour of thGen. McClellan is adv everyday and hour of the twenty-four that passes. He has his hands upon the oat of the rebel army of the Potomac, holding it where it is. He is advancing in drill, advancing in discipline, advancing in strength, advancinge men who now clamor for an immediate advance will be compelled to acknowledge the wisdom of Gen. McClellan's programmed. In this connection, it may not he impolitic to say that the reason why t. The settlement of the Trent affair has changed the face of things, and now the advance of Gen. McClellan will suddenly become more general on land and sea, and in good time, if the impatient will o
most outrageous attacks upon its integrity. We allude to the recent articles of Booby Brooks, of the Express, in which he says the 700,000 troops mentioned in the report of Mr. Cameron, Secretary of War; as having been raised by the Government to carry on the war for the Union share "soldiers on paper only," "men in buckram" and that "he has not near 500,000 men in arms," though "the treasury may be bleeding for them." In proof of this case, Booby says, for want of troops, Hatteras is in status quo Gen. Wool cannot three miles, McClellan is afraid to go ahead, Brownlow be relieved for of men by the General in Kentucky, Kelly stand at Romney, Hunter is quiet in Kansas, and Halleck retreats from Western M burg When's, concludes Books, Mr. Cameron's army only on the payroll, and not in the field." This is a fair specimen of ure Lin--a newspaper threatened with for daring to at there are really not quits 700,000 Yankees in the field, though they may be on the pay roll!