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A Drunken Commander.

A gentleman who saw Gen. Butler in Baltimore, says that he was so inebriated that he required the assistance of two men to put him on his horse.

If the commanders of the enemy begin, at this early period, to keep their ‘"spirits up by pouring spirits down,"’ they will hardly be likely to preserve that sobriety in the hour of trial which is absolutely essential to military operations. In one of the few naval actions which we lost in the late war, the American commander was said to be under the influence of strong potations. We advise Gen. Butler to save his whiskey — it may be necessary to send him home in after his first battle in Virginia.

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