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ct this war, we have nobody that can. If he cannot by strategy, skill and courage, save this Government, it is impossible to save it. On this matter I have said all I desire to say. Mr. Blair, (Rep.) of Mo — I desire to say a few words Generals Patterson and Cadwallader were appointed by the Administration, but General Butler came hither as a Brigadier General. It was Massachusetts who first conferred that honor on him, and he was made a Major General for putting down a mob, and for the Executive ability which he displayed. I understand that Gen. Patterson was appointed by the advice and on the recommendation of Gen. Scott. The gentleman said that Gen. Scott had been driven to risk a battle by gentlemen on this side, but nothing had been said here derogatory to that soldier. Is the Major General fit to command, if he can be forced to battle against his own best judgment, and at the outcry of outsiders? Nobody on this side has said aught against Gen. Scott. The charge cam
d through the streets — the soldiers told that Manassas has been taken — that Patterson and Butler have united their forces — and all such stuff; but it is all of li to Richmond" programme were silent. Words of censure were uttered because Gen. Patterson was not removed before, the chief cause of the defeat being laid entirely ttain how, before long, they may feel in that region of their corpses. Gen. Patterson in a hard place. General Banks and staff have arrived as Harper's Ferry and assumed the command recently enjoyed by General Patterson, who has returned to Baltimore. Before leaving General Patterson issued a proclamation, ing thatGeneral Patterson issued a proclamation, ing that as the term of most of the troops from Pennsylvania had expired, and nearly all of them were returning home, he, by order of the War Department, relinquishes his command. General Patterson has also published a letter, dated at Harper's Ferry on the 22d instant, explanatory of his movements while in command, in which he says:"G<