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e American Chinese began this war with a sounding of gongs, the like of which had never been heard this side of Canton. They were going to march to Richmond. Old Scott indicated the grip he intended to take upon this devoted city, by slowly closing his hand until his fist was doubled. The several routes indicated the fingers ofe from the Tennessee Railroad was to be the fifth. Well, the march began in military state. Butler got as far as Bethel, McClellan got to Cheat Mountain, and old Scott got to Bull Run. Baffled, defeated, surrounded, out up in all directions, the Mandarins are, even now, giving forth to the world that they are preparing a mightieis not to be in a hurry. It is to take its own time.--Bennett has allowed it until October. For a month or two, we are told, it will be as much as can be done by Scott, McClellan, Wool, Rosencranz, Anderson, Prentiss, Fremont, and the other Generals, so make the needful preparations, &c. We should suppose it would. At the end of
which left Louisville at 11:30 were advertised to reach Cincinnati at daylight next morning. The train was behind time, and when I was searching for an omnibus to take me to the country place where my wife was adjourning, I was arrested by Col. Guthrie, who, I understand, his just returned front service in Western Virginia. He carried me before the U. S. Attorney General, who decided that I should be turned over to the military authorities. Adj't Gen'l McClellan telegraphed to Gen. Scott, who directed I should be sent to these barracks in confinement. Subsequent rumors Indicate that I shall be sent to Fort Lafayette, New York. An attempt has been made by, Kentuckians to have me released by a writ of habeas corpus; but the civil authorities were prohibited the garrison. I am closely guarded, but treated with courtesy and kindness. The news of my arrest created intense excitement, and for a time an apprehension of a mob was general. My captor, Col. Guthrie. assigne
The Daily Dispatch: August 30, 1861., [Electronic resource], Mr. Russell's second letter on the Manassas rout — an editorial from the London Times. (search)
he tone of New York indicates that a second defeat would cost them their political existence. They can resist such pressure in future as has been brought on them hitherto by pointing to Bull Run, and by saying, "See the result of forcing General Scott against his wishes. " Of the Cabinet, Mr. Chase, the Secretary of the Treasury, is perhaps the only man who bore up against the disheartening intelligence of Monday morning; but Mr. Seward and others are recovering their spirits as they find rebellion, claim exemption from the universal law which they did so much to establish? Whatever the feelings of the North may be now, there can be no doubt that the reverse of Manassas caused deep mortification and despondency in Washington. Gen. Scott, whether he disapproved, as it is said, the movement onward, or not, was certain that the Confederates would be defeated. The Union troops made no bayonet charge, took no batteries, nor Annihilated any cavalry. When the statements in t