--The gale of Friday night and Saturday morning proved somewhat destructive in its effects upon the tents of the soldiers, both here and in the neighborhood of Manassas
On the river it was still more severe.
We can from the Captain
of the Curtis Peck
that he wind blew so furiously while he was waiting for passengers at Grove Wharf, that the moorings proved inefficient and the steamer became almost unmanageable, and he was compelled to leave one of the small boats on there and steam up the river.
Passengers from the South
represent that a fierce gale blew in from the sea, and the supposition is not there were sections disasters on the coast.
low far it affected the plans of the Federal
naval expedition has not yet been ascertained.