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rom the world that he is in no respect a well-bred man; and, what is far worse, has none of the instincts of a gentleman. Like the master is his following, and never, we suppose, since the world begun, were as many blackguards collected together under the banners of civilzation as the scrapings of all Christendom, the multitudinous "lewd fellows of the baser sort"--who have undertaken to subjugate this beautiful land.--That there are gentlemen among their military leaders, no one doubts. McClellan has that reputation; but it has been a serious draw back to him with his party. The genuine Republican journals abuse him all the time, and indeed it is impossible that any public sentiment and public taste, of which Horace Greeley is the recognized exponent, should pardon any man who is suspected of the double crimes of humanity and good manners. In taking such trouble to explain why the ladies are so universally with the South, the American evidently feels the moral weight in our f
dozen swell to six thousand. Yankee prisoners are no small hands at a rumor. From them came, no doubt, that notable one which was current a few days ago, that McClellan had prepared to throw 50,000 shells a minute into York, when it was evacuated. As this is a fair example by which to estimate the size to which a rumor may growr minute. Then it would take a dozen men to man each piece, or 300,000 men to man the whole 25,000. Suppose the bombardment to last an hour. Then in one hour, McClellan would have fired at our lines, three millions of shells, or 600,000,000 pounds of iron, and 120,000,000 pounds of powder. Suppose it lasted twelve hours, he wou lines, three millions of shells, or 600,000,000 pounds of iron, and 120,000,000 pounds of powder. Suppose it lasted twelve hours, he would have fired thirty-six millions of shells, 7,200,000,000 of pounds of iron, 1,800,000,000 pounds of powder. If McClellan had bombarded Yorktown, wouldn't he have made "a noise in the world?"
The battle of Williamsburg.Yankee account — Wholesale lying.McClellan's Dispatch to the War Department, &c. We received last night a copy of the New York Heral: It is announced, by steamer from Yorktown at Fortress Monroe, that General McClellan had advanced twelve miles beyond Williamsburg, and has had several skirmivoluminous and incorrect that it will be necessary to await the report of General McClellan, which is now being prepared. The official report of the killed and he navy will receive prompt support, whenever and wherever required. Geo. B. McClellan, Major General Commanding. The battle of West Point. [Special Coro their rear, and, if we have, we intend halting them for a few hours until Gen. McClellan can come up to carry them back to their deserted quarters at Yorktown. mmand of Gen. Robert E. Lee. Gen. Franklin has just sent a dispatch to Gen. McClellan announcing the battle of to-day. You have, no doubt, received it by telegr
From the North. Aususta, May 13. --The Savannah papers of this morning contain extracts from Northern papers of the 6th, brought by flag of truce from Fort Pulaski. Gen. McClellan says that in Sunday's fight, at Williamsburg, he lost no prisoners, but captured twenty-five. Accounts from European papers report terrible suffering in England and Belgium, owing to the dearth of cotton.