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engagements at Richmond I feel satisfied that General McClellan would not order such a brief sojourn. We are completely environed by hills, and the water is most excellent — a feature of camp life that is the more appreciated and enjoyed from the length of time the men have been obliged to drink miserable surface water. On the highest hill are the headquarters of Gen. McClellan, from whose summit a fine view is had of all the troops here. The General who has just assumed command of Gen. Fitzjohn Porter's old division had the entire division out on dress parade last night. A single call of the bugle called each regiment from its camp. Gen. McClellan and staff viewed the parade. It was a beautiful and imposing signet — the lines of regiments covering the plain so many bands playing in concert, and the gleam of the flashing swords and bayonets in the evening sunset. We have long had the coachman of Jeff. Davis. We have now one of the negro servants of Gen. Magruder. The latte