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McClellan and Bennett, Bennett tells us that McClellan is again in the saddle; so he, himself, of course, is again on his high horse. He says McClellan is fifty miles nearer Richmond than Gen.Bennett tells us that McClellan is again in the saddle; so he, himself, of course, is again on his high horse. He says McClellan is fifty miles nearer Richmond than Gen. Lee is. He was once within five miles of it, but he did not get here. It is not wonderful that he should be so near now. He was nearer at Berkeley than he was at Mechanicville, though Berkeley itself is thirty miles off, and Mechanicville but five. Bennett lauds what he calls McClellan's "marvellous strategic powers."--They are indeed wonderful. He contrived to "change his base" before Richmond, without running more than thirty miles. "Slowly and surely," Bennett says, "our army is moving on to Richmond." Sennett The very words the Herald used when McClellan was advancing from thecClellan was advancing from the Peninsula. A wonderful man is Mr. Bennett, to gain victories for McClellan on paper. It is fortunate for us that paper victories do not rout armies or take cities.