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Late Northern news. Our Northern papers, of the 29th, furnish some additional items of news: The Federal disaster in the Valley--Yankee opinion. [From the New York Herald, May 29.] Where lies the responsibility for the late disastrous repulse of the remnant of the army of General Banks from the great Valley of Virginia. The newspapers of the indignant North, to a considerable extent, are pouring out their vials of wrath upon the head of Secretary Staunton. One of this class of journals, for instance, denounces his "management of the War Department" as "An intolerable nuisance which ought to be abated," while another describes the unfortunate Secretary "an official who possesses patriotism without discretion and enthusiasm without judgment, and who is as ready to exaggerate the terrors of his work to-day as he was to rush upon them yesterday. " But Mr. Senator Wilson, of Massachusetts, audacity saddles the whole responsibility in the premises upon the President, who has
s letters, showing a lack of Union feeling at the South, and treason swaggers everywhere, and their armies recruited by decrepit old men, unchristian ministers and malignant women. Treason should where it can no longer fight and loyalty implores where it ought to command. The bill was referred. Mr. Davis, (Union,) of Kentucky, referred to Gen. Hunter's proclamation, and to the sad policy of weakening Gen. Banks so as to leave him to be whipped by the rebels, and said he believed Secretary Staunton took charge of the armies. Mr. Wilson, (rep.,) of West., said the President was entirely responsible for these orders for the arrest of Gen. McDowell's progress towards Richmond, and for the withdrawal of troops General Banks. It was done by the President, and the approval of the Secretary of War and several Generals and military men. The President gave a written order that a certain number of men should be left for the defence of Washington, which should be agreed on by the com