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From Washington. Washington, June 17. --Tuesday's Intelligencer says that no official instructions as to the fate of the Savannah's crew have been given, but the impression prevails that they will be hung. The War Department has ordered the rebuilding of the Harper's Ferry bridge. Col. Stone occupies Leesburg. At Fortress Monroe, Sawyer's American rifle cannon has been mounted at the RipRaps, which will reach Sewell's Point. Gen. Scott boasts that the evacuation of Harper's Ferry was in perfect accordance with his plans, and that no Southern movements will in the slightest degree affect his programme. The Government has information that the Southerners have a trap set for them fifteen miles from Alexandria, into which they expect to draw the Federalists. Some scout reports that the Indians are lurking in the neighborhood of the alleged trap. Point Lookout and Fortress Monroe are to be connected by a submarine telegraph. A dozen rifle cannon
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The battle at Bethel.official report of the Yankee General. The following report of Gen. Butler to his superior at Washington, was written on the evening of the day on which the battle was fought. The reader will readily detect its falsehoods, and comment on our part is unnecessary: Headquarters, Department of Virginia, Fortress Monroe, June 10, 1861. To Licut. Gen.Scott: General:Having learned that the enemy had established an outpost of some strength at a place called Little Bethel, a small church, about eight miles from Newport News, and the same distance from Hampton, from whence they were accustomed nightly to advance both on New port News and the picket guards of Hampton to anney them, and also from whence they had come down in small squads of cavalry and taken a number of Union men, some of whom had the sateguard and protection of the troops of the United Staes; and forced them into the rebel ranks, and that they were also gathering up the slaves of citizens w