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pture of some three hundred and fifty Yankee non- commissioned officers and privates, and seventeen commissioned officers, including one Colonel, three Captains and a Quartermaster, in addition to these, they also captured the uniform coat of Maj. Gen. Pope, his sword, two horses, and his servant, and some sixty thousand 1 dollars in specie and Treasury notes. After this haul our wearied troops were permitted to rest until about four o'clock on Saturday morning, the enemy having rallied, vigoroing, if not in actual progress. Parties from Gordonsville as late as yesterday morning, state that it was reliably ascertained at that point on Monday, that McClellan, with 40,000 men, had arrived at Fredericksburg, and was attempting to join Pope, having come up in time to prevent Burnside's retreat from becoming a total rout. It is stated that the demoralization in the Yankee army is great, the officers fearing to enter up on a battle, lest they might be captured and subjected to the
ond.--Washington in Danger, Etc. It will be seen from the following that the Yankees are by no means certain that Washington is safe. This was written ten days ago, when Stone-wall and his army were at Gordonsville; but now that he is driving Pope before him, and no great distance from Washington, we can well imagine the fears of Lincoln, Seward & Co.: Fortress Monroe, August 14.--The sudden interruption of telegraphic communication between Harrison's Landing and Washington, caused by clock this morning, and proceeded immediately to Harrison's Landing. This brief absence from the army is the first that Gen. McClellan has indulged in since he joined it. He is in excellent health. Speculating upon the probable defeat of Pope, and loss of Washington, the writer says: Between the two, the security of Washington rather than the capture of Richmond, will be the paramount object and the ruling idea in the disposition, the withdrawal, the advance, the movements of tro