The different sentiments.--A correspondent of the Central Presbyterian, writing from a portion of the State which has been alternately in the possession of the enemy and of our own forces, says there are, evidently, three parties in the Federal army in political sentiment. He thus same them up:
- 1st. There is the Massachusetta party, who advocate complete subjugation, destruction of State Governments, and reducing the South to colonial dependence, and proceeding to this end by any and all means needed to effect it.
- 2nd. The party who also aim at ‘"the suppression of the rebellion"’ by unrelenting, uncomprising war, but then allowing political affairs to resume their old channels.
- 3d. The third party hopes to combine concillatory measures with military force. This is the and Republican party, who think that the Southern people are making war on the false idea that the North has become abolitionized, and would no longer do them juetice in the Union. Their hope is that the North will, by putting Republicans out of office, and in a variety of other ways, convince the South of its error, appeace their hostile feelings, and induce them freely to return. This party talk kindly to the people as they go along, and abuse the Messachusette party as roundly as the Southern people do.