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Affairs below Richmond. Although some persons were under the impression that they heard heavy firing down the river yesterday morning, we are quite safe in asserting that nothing has lately occurred to break the monotony of events in that direction. The portion of McClellan's army that was sent to the South side of the river continues to plunder the inhabitants without molestation, but we hear nothing further of an advance towards Richmond or Petersburg.--The "seat of war" has been suddenly transferred to a distance from the capital, and meanwhile the Yankee gunboats seem to be in no hurry to test the strength of our batteries at Drury's Bluff.
they attacked and dispersed a body of Federal troops at Taylorsville. Colonel Poindexter is reported near Hudson, with 1,200 partisans, threatening to capture that place. A dispatch from Shelban, reports Porter, with 2,400 men, encamped near Newark. He had bagged two companies of militia there, after slight resistance, with a large number of horses, guns, and a considerable amount of ammunition. Up to the 8th instant, 22,000 men were enrolled in the State of New York. Important army movements are anticipated at Washington. No one is allowed to pass McClellan's lines. A large number of negroes have been stolen by Pope, near Stenardsville, Va. The New York Commercial states that an important secret expedition, consisting of one steamer' with a picked crew, had left a Federal port, and would soon be heard of. It is announced that the Federal Government has contracted for another iron-clad Monitor, which will cost a million and a quarter of dollars.
on was given that he should probably never do it. He gave his reasons without any attempt at concealment. He felt it to be his duty to keep Kentucky in the Union. When Kentucky should withdraw the Union was lost, he said. When she withdrew, 50,000 bayonets, now on the side of the Union, would go over to the side of the rebellion, for when Kentucky became, traitorous the border slave States would all be apt to follow her example. Remarkable. A Yankee correspondent, writing from McClellan's army, communicates the following to the New York Tribune: Two rather singular cases of remarkable escape from living burial are related as having occurred subsequent to the battle of Fair Oaks. The body of a Colonel was found on the field and brought in Arrangements were made for embalming it. The process includes the use of galvanism. The shock was given. To the astonishment of all the Colonel rose and walked forth. The other case was that of a Colonel found dead on the field.
return. The Paris correspondent of the New York Evening Post says: McClellan's address to the army, on the 4th of July, is published in all the papers, an This journal winds up with quoting an article from the London Times in which McClellan is accused outright of simply lying in his speech to the army. What thes a dead and most portentous silence. In fact, it is felt that the defeat of McClellan's army has changed everything. But a fortnight before, a vast and well-provical of Mr. Lincoln's advisers. [from the London Herald.] Unfortunate McClellan. Who can venture to take a hopeful view of his position? Let him be reinford up to Fort Darling the Federal ground would be the worst for fighting which McClellan has yet chosen. Extrication by transports to Fort Monroe is still possible; ill be wrested from it as soon as Halleck's forces are withdrawn to reinforce McClellan, or to support Pope in the defence of Washington. [from the London Post,
Another change of base. All accounts from below represent McClellan as certainly evacuating his position at Berkeley. It is believed that he intends to carry kee" and ("hero,") that was not to be thought of. Being on the Peninsula McClellan had a choice of two routes to Richmond. He might either go by James river orohnston evacuated York and retired to Williamsburg without the loss of a man. McClellan halted long enough to write a lying dispatch, in which he claimed a great vicnd a rear-guard attack between Longstreet's division and the advance guard of McClellan, twenty thousand strong, took place. The Yankees were in the woods and had c who could not be removed. These, of course, were left behind, and fell into McClellan's hands, when he had plucked up courage enough to advance. Upon the strengtht at Barhamsville where the Yankees were again beaten into a jelly, and where McClellan again claimed a victory. He finally followed Johnston to the Chickahominy, w