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Yankees in Gloucester. From gentlemen who arrived in this city yesterday from the lower end of King and Queen county, we learn that a Yankee force of some three or four thou and landed at Gloucester Point on Saturday morning, and took up the line of march in the direction of Fredericksburg. This force consisted of infantry, cavalry, and a battery of artillery. The sudden and unexpected appearance of a Yankee force in that locality, suggests an inquiry as to the whereabouts of McClellan and the remnant of his army who left Westover in the early part of last week. It is pretty certain that his army has never reached Fredericksburg. A gentlemen, who lives on the Rappahannock river, and who left his home on Friday afternoon, assures us that so troops had passed up the river since Burn-side's corps. It is, therefore, not at all improbable that the force landed at Gloucester Point on Saturday is but the advance guard of the army that recently evacuated the banks of James river.
her McC, told her the truth or not, it is impossible to know. But it is certain that she has what she heard him say. We can conceive of the motive he could have for exaggerating his losses to her. We therefore believe he told the truth, the more especially that all accounts from that part of the country to confirm his statement. The whole region to converted into a graveyard. The stench which loads the atmosphere for miles upon miles is perfectly overpowering. The magnificent estate of Westover, especially, is one huge Golgotha. Dead horses by the thousand strew the surface of the ground, and beneath is little else but the bodies of dead men. The whole estate was trenched up, or dug up in sinking wells. Many of these wells have been filled up with dead horses since the enemy left, and dirt thrown upon them. Had Johnson lived in these days he might have added a magnificent chapter to his Vanity of Human Wishes? Charles XII, himself did not meet with a catastrophe better cal