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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 the greater part of his army to Pope's assistance, leaving below only a force sufficient, with the aid of his gunboats, to keep up the system of plunder which he has inaugurated in Virginia. Berkeley, it seems, is after all, no better base than York river was, and the small Napoleon is no nearer Richmond there than he was at Mechanicsville. A contemporary asks what is to be said now in support of the subterfuge he resorted to when he wished to cover up his disastrous and disgraceful rout before Richmond! We cannot imagine. The facts are simply these: In March he set cut from Washington with an army 120,000 strong to take Richmond. On the Peninsula he was reinforced by 38,000 fresh troops, making 138,000 in all. There never has been such a flourishing of trumpets as that by which his advance was heralded. The Yanke