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ered in imminent danger from a very large force that was pressing him from the direction of Camp Dick Robinson; and Nelson was at Prestonsburg and Piketon, preparing to cross the Cumberland Mountain into Virginia with ten thousand men. Finally, Rosencranz was in force five to one against us in the Kanawha. In four weeks the aspect of affairs has completely changed. The conduct of the enemy has been marvellous and even a musing. The bombardment of Pensacola proved to be a ridiculous failurthing has been effected beyond mere landing and entrenching at Port Royal. Evansport has not been bombarded; and the recollection of Leesburg, has taught McClellan and his army at Alexandria, that discretion which is the better part of valor. Rosencranz has gone off with all but two of his regiments from the Kanawha to winter in Wheeling; first putting Gen. West Point Benham under arrest for failing to capture Floyd's twenty-two hundred men with five to seven thousand. Nelson, frightened
Government. His forces were much less than Rosencranz's, and the latter had ample time to cut off s free from rebels, Floyd stole a march upon Rosencranz, suddenly appearing upon the opposite bank of the river, and throwing balls into Rosencranz's camp. For several days Floyd's cannon commanded te were told, and so was the Government, that Rosencranz was aware of Floyd's advance; that no resistance had been made because Rosencranz wished him to advance, and that now that Floyd was upon the Galley, Rosencranz had him just where he wanted him, and that in a few days Floyd would be bagged. Thsuffering a bombardment of several days, General Rosencranz adopted a plan to surround Floyd and cutaptured. As at Carnifax, he outgeneraled Gen. Rosencranz. At the former he drew off his forces safely with a small loss, while, to-day Rosencranz's forces have not recovered from the terrible forcete the opinion heretofore expressed, that Gen. Rosencranz can be superceded to advantage. We shoul