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Wednesday. These facts have already been laid before the public through our columns; but now that they are officially promulgated, they must strike the loyal people with double force.--The at my of the Potomac was originally 230,000 strong. Prior to the 5th of April, according to the testimony of the Assistant Secretary of War, Tucker, McClellan had 120,000 men at Yorktown. Subsequently, Franklin's division, 12,000; McCall's division, 10,000; 11,000 from Baltimore and Fortress Monroe, and Shield's division, 5,000, were sent to him, making a total of 158,000, Generals Meigs and Wadsworth testified that McClellan had all be asked for. Only nineteen regiments were left to guard Washington. The correspondent of the Commercial telegraphs that the responsibility for Bal Bluff is divided between Stone and McClellan; yet Stone was sent to Fort Warren, while McClellan has been suffered to hold in his hands the destinies of this great nation. It is known that the President said, on his
Wednesday. These facts have already been laid before the public through our columns; but now that they are officially promulgated, they must strike the loyal people with double force.--The at my of the Potomac was originally 230,000 strong. Prior to the 5th of April, according to the testimony of the Assistant Secretary of War, Tucker, McClellan had 120,000 men at Yorktown. Subsequently, Franklin's division, 12,000; McCall's division, 10,000; 11,000 from Baltimore and Fortress Monroe, and Shield's division, 5,000, were sent to him, making a total of 158,000, Generals Meigs and Wadsworth testified that McClellan had all be asked for. Only nineteen regiments were left to guard Washington. The correspondent of the Commercial telegraphs that the responsibility for Bal Bluff is divided between Stone and McClellan; yet Stone was sent to Fort Warren, while McClellan has been suffered to hold in his hands the destinies of this great nation. It is known that the President said, on his