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n Fairfax county there is an abundance of hay, corn and wheat, and it looks to me bad policy to abandon it to the enemy, when we have so few facilities for bringing such things from the South. I am of opinion that we had better show a little more foresight in such matters, and take a lesson from our Yankee enemies in prudence and economy. Soldiers will be improvident if their officers are and the sooner a good example is set them the better. Yesterday morning Gen. Johnston arrived in Dumfries, and, accompanied by Gens. Holmes, Whiting, Wigfall, and staff, visited Evansport and the batteries. He was present during a portion of the firing. The soldiers received him very cordially, his visit giving them both hope and confidence. But few of the troops stationed in this division of the army had ever seen him, and they were anxious to get a sight of the commander who was to lead them through the coming fight. In the evening he returned to Gen. Whiting's headquarters, and this morn