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r points where the enemy and Richmond are more accessible, and success more certain. Most assuredly to effect such an important change in the relative position of contending forces, without a move, and perhaps disastrous conflict, must have called forth the highest powers of a great General, or it must have resulted from the weakness of the enemy. One or the other cause gave to our arms this fortunate escape from disaster and, perhaps, destruction. To-day the old bridge across Hampton Creek was rebuilt, and a pontoon bridge was laid across near to it. A force of cavalry arrived at Hampton about noon to-day. A large number of troops are in camp about two miles this side of Newport News to-night. A large baggage train is now at Hampton. Gen. Burnside is now at Fortress Monroe, and there is some talk of his taking command of the army now in command of Gen. McClellan. That a portion of this army must remain on the Peninsula is evident, and between Hampton and Y