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deral levies can be raised, drilled and brought into the field. All this time the increasing debt on both sides and mutual hatred are tending to make a new Union more and more impracticable. The London News treats the defeat of General Banks as unimportant, and shows that it can have to serious effect upon the ultimate result of the campaign. The attack of the Confederates it regards as a raid and nothing more, and not in the slightest degree calculated to disconcert the plans of General McClellan. The news of the evacuation of Corinth was not received in time for its effect to be fully developed and commented upon prior to the departure of the Etna from Liverpool. Butler's Rule in New Orleans — important debate in Parliament. The London Post, of June 11, denounces in the strongest terms the proclamation of General Butler relative to the ladies of New Orleans. It regards it as the greatest insult that could be offered to the Federal army, and thinks the Government
f the Valley Army — it was ascertained that we might expect stout resistance at Gaines's Mills, since three or four whole divisions were strongly encamped there, McClellan commanding in person, with Major Generals McCall, Porter, Sedgewick, and others — their estimated force being not less than thirty-odd thousand men. As our threegewick's "crack" divisions melted away before our advance, however; and had the fight lasted one half hour longer, not one whole regiment would have survived it. McClellan, prisoners say, repeatedly was present, and directed movements, but when the three brigades to our left emerged from the woods, such confusion and havoc ensued, ers (prisoners) believe the report that he was on the field is undoubtedly true; for everything had been previously prepared for a grand fight at Gaines's Mills, McClellan even promising to capture our whole force, should we attempt to storm his camps. Results were different, and so the Fates reward the greatest Liar of his
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g in good order, however, but it cannot be long maintained; they seem totally demoralized. McClellan says "he has got us just where he wants us;" but, as some of the prisoners remark, "it mand are hourly hemming him in. An Armistice of two days, it is reported, was asked by McClellan to bury the dead, &c., but Gen. L it is said, replied, "There is no time now to think of the dead — let the dead bury the dead The only proposition I can receive from Gen. McClellan is for an unconditional surrender. We know not if this be true, but give the report for what it is worth. rk, for twenty feet long, having thirteen stripes and thirty-two stars thereon! We understand McClellan received it as a present from the ladies of the city of Boston, and promised plant it on the ve it, with all military honors on the Capitol at Richmond. How are the fallen! Verily, George B. McClellan will be decapitated, and such is the fate of the Greatest living Liar! A communicati
the appointment of General Pope to some important command in Virginia. Since the derangement in that quarter of the original plans of General Scott and General McClellan, our "Onward to Richmond" movement has been embarrassed in every possible way. We have suffered the costly humiliation of the expulsion of General Banks fromf Gen. Banks has operated very much to delay the decisive conflict with the main rebel army at Richmond, in delaying the reinforcements which were required by Gen. McClellan. In a word, we apprehend that the present posture of the campaign in Virginia has carried the President to West Point, and that with his return to Washingtons second in command to Gen. Joe Johnston. It was generally understood in the rebel camps that a number of his troops had arrived, and were with them, opposed to McClellan. My informant was an intelligent man, an old acquaintance of mine, and one I do not think would falsify the matter. He says the food the Virginia soldiers get