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The battles before Richmond. [From the London Times, July 11.] The "strategical motives" which have led a General to retire after an attack of the enemy from a position which he had occupied in order to make an assault upon his capital, are purely unintelligible. It is quite obvious that a retrograde movement on the part of a besieging army means an untenable position, a confession of weakness, a measure of safety. If the English army before Delhi had thrown then right beyond the Subsee Mundee, and then had reined across it after two hard fights against a tle of the Sepoys, so that their right was obliged to double back and cover itself behind the left on the Junma, even our affection, our hopes, and our fears, could not deceive us into the belief that the retrograde movement was made in consequence of any premeditated strategy, and that the attack was an expected result which must lead to the strengthening of the new position. If for a moment we take the Thames as r