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The redoubtable Gen. Butler. The following scathing resume of the Massachusetts General's expred in this war have been plucked by General Benjamin F. Butler, of Massachusetts.--The earliest chi of the campaign. He has ennobled the name of Butler and of Benjamin also, and has added lustre to turday last, as our readers will remember, General Butler assaulted and carried the heights surroundthe peculiar difficulties and perils which General Butler overcame, are alone able to do him full jul to some great men, and we, of course, judge General Butler as he stands upon the heights commandinits of the Alps. But there is one part of General Butler's order which we cannot afford to pass oveom four or five to the number mentioned by General Butler, and all who have undertaken to investigatbt. But so far from pursuing this course, General Butler seems to have caught at the opportunity to are, consequently, likely to assume. Let General Butler undeceive himself in this matter, and that
d his readiness to take his place in the ranks and march in defence of the South. The wheat crop in the upper part of Loudoun county, Va., looks uncommonly promising. Corn planting is progressing rapidly. Edward Dangerfield, Esq., died suddenly at his country seat, near Alexandria, Va., on Sunday morning. Texas has made provision for large quantities of brass cannon and other arms, for the defence of the State. The Massachusetts women talk of nothing but the "gallant General Butler." He is a great hero — on paper. Prince George co., Va., has appropriated $5,000 for the volunteers and the support of their families. The Portsmouth and Norfolk people manage to get fresh pine-apples and cocoa nuts, in spite of the blockade. A man in New York has invented a steam gun, which, he says, will shoot 480 balls per minute. It is the opinion of the doctor that the lawyer gets his living by plunder, while the lawyer thinks the doctor gets his by "pillage,"
required for home protection. This action on their part is clearly indicative of the good feeling and sympathy entertained by them for the North in their struggle with the South. John Bradford, who was arrested by the Massachusetts General, Butler, together with two male drivers and a steam gun, has been committed to jail at Annapolis by that ambitions officer. The drivers were released.--Bradford is said to have acknowledged that he was on his way to Harper's Ferry, to sell the gun on speculation. The paper which these circumstances also says that Bradford has been a citizen of Louisa county, Va. Gen. Butler seems to be under constant apprehension of an attack at the Relay House. The New York Herald, of Monday, under the heading of "a captured privateer," says: Mr. Thomas Chisholm prize master of the schooner George M. Smith, arrived here yesterday, from Hampton Roads, and will deliver that vessel to Commodore Breese, of the Brooklyn Navy-Yard. He reports a