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It is now apparent that where our forces in the field have been sustained by lines of railway reaching to them, they have over-matched the enemy; and where they have had to rely for their transportation on dirt roads, they have been driven back by the well-prepared and outnumbering force of their adversaries. At Manassas, Bowling Green, and Belmont, our troops were in communication with their supplies and reinforcements by rail, and have beaten the enemy or held their positions. At Sewell Mountain, Cotton Hill, and Somerset, our troops relied on dirt roads, and were obliged to withdraw. It is no fault of generalship that disasters have happened under such conditions, but of the roads. The Republic has been prodigal of the lives of her sons on these lines, but has been stingy of the means of sustaining them in their remote positions, and therefore has failed. It is notorious that the Pierpoint Government exists in Trans Allegheny to-day, only because the State has neglected to