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spect, three years of war have made no difference in this vicinity, so far as guerrillas are concerned. In 1861, it was deemed unsafe to go from Alexandria to Mount Vernon, and there is the same danger now. The guerrillas are very bold around here, frequently coming to within five miles of the city limits; and if a courier is mettowards those very hills, be gazing therefrom with a covetous eye upon the city, and only kept from entering it by the Union troops stationed there. And as to Mount Vernon, it is now very rarely visited. --There are no longer tourists from all parts of the country gathering to do homage at the shrine of Washington.--The negro hace of Wales visited Washington's tomb before the war; for it would have been rather humiliating to have been obliged to send with him a large military escort to Mount Vernon to save him from the rebels prowling around in sight of the National Capital. Miscellaneous. Information has reached the Yankee Navy Department that t