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econd corps, in the Army of the Potomac, is to take charge of it, and it will be composed of at least twenty thousand infantry. Its formation will commence on the 1st of December proximo, and be continued till the 1st of January next. The privates admitted to it are all to be able-bodied men, who have served honorably not less than two years in the army, and are to be enlisted for one year's service. Of the burning of the Greyhound, a letter says: The Greyhound had been up to City Point, and was on her return when the accident took place. General Butler and his friends were at dinner at the time.--Suddenly the furnace doors flew open and scattered the coals all over the floor, driving the firemen and engineers from their rooms. The Greyhound was almost immediately enveloped in flames; and notwithstanding every effort to save her, she was burned to the water's edge. Ten horses, belonging to General Butler and staff, were burned to death. Shortly before the accident the