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last Lounge of base. The tsconsider McClellan's last strategic movement as the grandest he has yet achieved. To run off clear away from that improved position from which he was so recently to capture Richmond, and to do so without being attacked by our troops and without the loss of a large portion of his diminished army, is a feat of Generalship in Yankee eyes that would have done honor to the First Napoleon! The rapid advancement to pre-eminence of the most famous Yankee General of the day by a series of beautiful manæuvres in running away, leave nothing to add to his renown save, it may be the loss of his entire army. That ought to be considered the most brilliant act in a military career distinguished alone for failure and disaster. The Yankees affect surprise at our failure to pursue McClellan. and essay to conceal their own mortification at the disgraceful retirement of the grand army, by directing attention to the alleged apathy of the Confederates. From the mom