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The Potomac. We have received from Sergeant-Maj. Parker (Gen. Whiting's Staff Orderly) some interesting intelligence respecting the blockade of the Potomac; and though it is not our purpose at present to make any revelations upon the matter which has been abundantly discussed in the Northern journals for weeks past the public need not be surprise to learn at any time that the worst apprehensions of the enemy are realized. Gen. Whiting's Brigade the third is in excellent condition, and theGen. Whiting's Brigade the third is in excellent condition, and the gallant commander is looking eagerly for a chance to cross the river. His staff consist of A. Vanderhorst, J. W. Hill, (old army) Col. Upton, of Texas, and J. S. Stanley, Mississippi regiment. A gentleman who left Fairfax yesterday morning reports that there is now no sickness in the camps, and the troops are in fin spirits and anxious for a fight; but as the enemy seems determined to remain in his strongholds, it is impossible to say when the will be accommodated. The weather is thoug