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se unacquainted with morbid anatomy might easily imagine that it was quite impossible for the monster to stand erect. But he does stand, nevertheless, and it is wisest for us neither to ignore his vitality nor his power. As long as the armies of Lee and Johnson exist, we shall have a great dezi of work to do; and even they, we fear, will have to be killed half a dozen times before they can be accounted dead." The whereabouts of Kilpatrick. We find the following in the Yankee papers, th, Kilpatrick was returning down the Peninsula from as unsuccessful effort to cross the Rappahannock at Dragon's Ford: A letter from Fortress Monroe, dated 7th March, says: The cavalry under Kilpatrick, which made the recent raid around Lee's army and came down to Yorktown, have marched across the Peninsula to Newport News Point, and are to-day embarking for Portsmouth, Va., from which place they will march on Suffolk, where General Heckman is quite seriously threatened by the enemy,
Northern District of Georgia. From the Southwest Shreveport, La. March 2, Via Mobile March 16. --All quiet in this department. A passive campaign on the part of the Yankees is anticipated. The enemy is now making a reconnaissance up Red river. Gen. Tyler is anxious to meet them. The action on the part of Congress on the currency question is anxiously looked for. The department is self-sustaining, and could feed our army for twenty years. It is had poncy to furlough any to cross to this side of the Mississippi river.-- Gens. Lee, Johnston, and Longstreet are constantly losing men, who cannot or will not return east of the river. The people everywhere in the department are buoyant and expect to win our freedom before March, 1865. Stonewall Jackson's Commissary, Banks, is no more respected or favored here than when he made his disastrous flight from the Valley of Virginia. The people and army have entire confidence in Lieut. Gen. E. Kirby Smith.