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burg. Longstreet's division engaged. success of the Confederates. McClellan's whole army in peril. his flank movement on Johnston's retreat. engagement at Barhamsville. the line of the Chickahominy. Johnston's brilliant strategy. evacuation of Norfolk. destruction of the Virginia. her last challenge to the enemy. a gallYork River, and disembark a large force there to assail Johnston on the flank. On the 7th of May, Franklin attempted a landing under cover of his gunboats, at Barhamsville near West Point. The attempt was gallantly repulsed by Whiting's division of Texas troops. The fight was wild and confused. Franklin hurriedly fell back before an inferiour force, and did not halt until under the guns of his flotilla. The incidents of Williamsburg and Barhamsville had been Confederate successes; and Johnston's movement to the line of the Chickahominy turned out a most brilliant piece of strategy. He had secured the safe retreat of his army, together with his bag