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ed of it by the conduct of the men then landing in boats. The reports made to me were that the enemy's force was 10,000 men. This I considered, as it proved to be, an exaggeration. Orders were then given to hold the island and establish a patrol on the tow-path from opposite the island to the line of pickets near the Monocracy, and I returned to the left to secure the troops there from disaster and make preparations for moving them as rapidly as possible. Orders arrived from General McClellan to hold the island and Virginia shore at Edwards's Ferry at all risks, indicating at the same time that reinforcements would be sent, and additional means of entrenching were forwarded, and Gen. Gorman was furnished with particular directions to hold out against any and every force of the enemy. During that time Gen. Hamilton, with his brigade, was on the march from Darnestown. Before I left to go to the right, I issued orders to intercept him, and instructed him to repair to Con
Unnatural and unjust. --The Lieutenant General, who has been unhorsed from hire once proud position by the battle of Manassas and compelled to yield his saddle to McClellan, has the effrontery in his letter of resignation to pronounce the secession of the Southern States an "unnatural and unjust rebellion." It is eminently natural and just, in his opinion, that the gentlemen of the South should be the subjects of Yankeedom; that the civilization which produced all the master statesmen and warriors of America should be subject to the civilization which is only prolific of shop men and pedlars; that the owners of a soil which brings forth all the great staples of American commerce should be hewers of wood and drawers of water to the trafficking and manufacturing dwellers of a soil which yields nothing that mankind cannot easily dispense with that the institutions property, and civil, social, and political right of half the American States should be overthrown, despoiled, and annih
Southers troops at Manassas. --If it is McClellan's calculation that Southern soldiers at Manassas will be decoyed from their post by the demonstrations upon the Southern coast, he will soon discover his mistake.--If he will venture to attack Beauregard on the Potomac, Southern soldiers can obtain vengeance more readily than by going to a point where men enough can be concentrated without their aid to sweep the invaders into the ocean. It is impossible for the Federalists to advance far into the interior with too force at their command. And as for cotton the great object of the expedition, it will, be given to the flames before the Yankees can get a bale of it.
scribing the progress and the mode of sailing of the vessels. They were close together, and moving at the rate of seven miles an hour. Expert navigators have calculated that at this rate the fleet must have passed beyond the known range of the storm before it commenced. No later authentic advices have been received here. The reputed dispatches since then are unquestionably only opinions or conjectures. The Change in the command. The change in the command of the army, by which Gen. McClellan assumes the position of Gen. Scott, has caused much conversation among all classes, and confident opinions are every where expressed, than the talents of the young General are equal to the position and the emergency in which the country is now placed. He remained to-day at his headquarters, and the few who were so fortunate as to be admitted to his presence, congratulated him upon the new mark of confidence he had received at the hands of his Government. A drenching rain storm.