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lition press and their Shaky Denials of it — Revelations of the "letter Villain," fresh from General Scott's dinner table. The battle having been duly fought and lost, the Federalists are employinn't know who. I never gave him authority. I won't shout anything any more." "Who urged General Scott to fight the battle, and never gave anybody any peace till he was ordered to do it?" "Nobodyrs may sometimes be in the wrong at this side of the Atlantic. The Tribune declares that General Scott, being absolute master of the situation, is responsible for the battle. But the New Yor Russell here furnishes Raymond's Washington letter to the New York Times, commencing with; "General Scott, it is said, discussed the whole subject of this war in all its parts, and with the utmost cnment meet a reaction?--General McClellan at work. It remains to be seen if the plans of General Scott can now be followed. The reaction along the Mississippi will be great, and Major General Fr
count of the defeat of Col. Tyler's Federal Regiment by a portion of General Floyd's brigade! An engagement took place to-day (August) 26th, between some eight hundred of the enemy under Col. Tyler, and General Floyd's forces, at a place called the "Cross Lanes," near the junction of Meadow and Gauley rivers, some twenty miles above the month of Gauley river. Gen. Floyd had the misfortune a few days ago to lose a boat and four of his men, viz: Dantel Mallory of Grayson, and Hugh Scott, John Jones and George Bare, of Symths, who were drowned by the boat going down into the rapids below the ferry. The enemy supposed that he had gotten over only a portion of his force, and seized the opportunity while they were thus "cut off," as they thought, to march upon them; but they reckoned without their host, for Gen. Floyd had had a new boat but it and his whole brigade over before they got up. The two forces encamped about two miles apart on Sunday night, and early on Monday mo
ints. It might be thought that we had had enough of such business, and that the President, by this time, had learned to turn a deaf ear to advice from any such quarter. Certainly, nothing is more ridiculous than the spectacle of civilians, in any rank of life, presuming to dictate to the Administration as to what disposition shall be made of the half million of men soon to be in the field; and, you may rely upon it, such attempts at interference will have no more effect upon the plans of Gen. Scott and Gen. McClellan than the blowing of the idle wind. The fact that these gentlemen represent the $50,000,000 which the banks have subscribed to the national loan gives them no prescriptive right to obtrude their views upon the Government. The enemy's camp fires. The Confederate camp fires can be seen from Georgetown Heights, near Falls Church, about six miles from Fort Corcoran. The entrenchments at Munson's Hill. The correspondent of the Washington Star writes: Nea