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has two guns, the latter eight. The Monitor is our chief dependence. If any accident should befall her Newport News would be taken, probably depending on the land force. It is said Magruder has from 15,000 to 18,000 men extending from James river to Yorktown. I have almost 12,500 effective troops, including the garrison of Fortress Monroe, and only about 110 regulars artillery. I do not believe the channel could be blocked between Sewell's Point and Craney island without first taking Sewell's battery, consisting of from 25 to 30 guns, several of which are 10-inch. John E. Wool, Maj.-Gen. Heintzelman to McClellan.Fort Lyon, March 13. Gen. McClellan: Allow me to recommend to you to have a complete survey made, by the engineers, of the enemy's works at Centreville and Manassas, with a memoir to meet the false statements that will be made to your prejudice. S. P. Heintzelman, Brig.-Gen. Dennison to McClellan.Washington, March 14. Gen. McClellan: Have just l