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Additional from the North. We take from our latest Northern files some additional items concerning affairs in the United States: General M'Clellan's friends Deserting him. A telegram from Washington, dated the 6th, says the pressure on Lincoln to restore General McClelland to command, and put him in charge of the army and defences of Washington, is constantly increasing, and adds: Leading and influential Republicans are constantly urging, personally and by letter, the necessity of something of the kind being done. The President, it is understood, is disposed to yield, at least so far as to authorize him to raise at once fifty thousand men for the special service. indicated; but a leading member of the Cabinet opposes it. There is a very lively row going on about this matter, and its importance is by no means underestimated by either the friends or enemies of McClellan. The result is yet uncertain; but if the opposition of the individual referred to were overcome,
From the North. Petersburg, August 12. --Northern papers of the 10th have been received. Unofficial dispatches claim a great victory for Averill over McCausland and Bradley Johnson, on the 7th, near Moorefield, Hardy county. Johnson and staff were captured, but escaped. They also claim between five and six hundred prisoners, trains, colors and small arms to have been captured. The Commercial of the says Sherman and Thomas both telegraphed to Washington that Atlanta will fall this week certainly. A rebel wagon train of thirty-five wagons was captured in Loudoun county. There is nothing from the Army of the Potomac. Four expeditions entered Florida and destroyed railroads, burning bridges and committing other depredations. Gold 254½.