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e disobeyed orders and took the wrong road, thus giving Jackson an opportunity to escape. Not satisfied with the disasters that they had caused in the Valley, they commenced their attacks on the army on the Peninsula, and did all within their power to harass the Commanding General and divert him from the real work that he was there to accomplish. The work of this cabal was the more dangerous because it was secret and under the pretence of friendship. At every point their hate of General McClellan was made manifest, and every representation made and every scheme devised that could be to destroy him and build up some officer who would become their tool and be controlled by them. Like the Jacobine, with Robespierre at their head, they endeavored to build up their own faction at the peril of the Union cause; and we now see the result. From the brilliant victories in the early part of the season we have now to turn and witness the darkest hour of the Union cause since the rebellio
The evacuation of Berkeley. Since the evacuation of Berkeley by the enemy's forces a various statements have been given the public with reference to McClellan's movements. We yesterday met with a gentleman who witnessed the evacuation, and who has been over the ground recently occupied by the Federal forces since. He says that he inquired of one of the officers, on the morning they were leaving, where they intended to go. The reply was, that they were going where they would be heard from in good time. He estimates the force with McClellan at 50,000, and says they crossed the Chickahominy in three columns, and moved in the direction of Williamsburg. This gentleman confirms all that has heretofore been published with reference to the immense destruction of property, and the large amount left behind them uninjured. Axes, picks, guns, and everything that contributes to the efficient appointment of an army, were found on the field in profusion. The venerable Edmund Rufflin,