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countenance. Gen. Johnston is very much respected, but as yet is not as well known as Gen. Beauregard. The soldiers have unbounded confidence in his ability and bravery, and speak of him in a very flattering manner. With two such Generals as these, and with the brave hearts and strong arms of the men, who can doubt the success of every battle, unless the odds are greater than at the battle of Marathon? I wrote you yesterday from Fairfax, and gave an account of the small fight near Great Falls. Since that time no reliable news has come in of any skirmishes, or of any firing, beyond that of the pickets, who keep up a continual fire upon each other. The many rumors of a general fight which I see have gained credence in Richmond are entirely untrue. Nothing can be learned from the passengers on the Manassas train, for they report the most extravagant lies with great prodigality. They do not willfully intend to deceive, but, of course, circulate such stories as are told to them