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The destruction of the Virginia.a reply to Commodore Tatnall's report. [published by Request.] Richmond, May 21st, 1862. Gentlemen: d Enquirer, of May the 19th, the Afterthought communication of Josiah Tatnall, late Flag Officer commanding the steamer Virginia, as it was tcked Drury's Bluff, below Richmond. But it will be said that Commodore Tatnall had to go to Norfolk with the Virginia, to get water, provisiRichmond and Norfolk. We now come to the assertion where Commodore Tatnall says, "The pilots had assured me that they could take the shid, which would have placed her at the mercy of the enemy, and Commodore Tatnall ought to have known, it before he attempted to lighten her. nd, when, for the first time, we are charged with deception. Commodore Tatnall says: "I have seen no reason to distract their good faith to te answer could have exposed the fallacy and inconsistency of Commodore Tatnall's communication, yet we hope enough has been said to open the