We perceive that Grant's column was estimated by Federal authority at 60,000 men. How many Buell has, we are unable to say; but conjecture that his column cannot much exceed that under Gen. Grant, which included, we believe, a considerable force from Halleck's division.
Whatever it be, we cannot doubt that it will meet a fate similar to that just submitted to by the 60,000 or more under Gen. Grant.
We apprehend Buell will not hazard an engagement with our victorious forces under Beauregard, but will find it necessary to withdraw to some position nearer his base of operations.
He is a very accomplished officer and a very cautious General.
The victory at Shiloh is grand in its consequences.
It is full of satisfaction to the Southern mind.
The rapidity of the preparation for it — in which we find a small retreating force almost magically recruited, increased to a large army, and equipped for a grand battle with an army powerful in numbers, admirably equipped, and encour