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ds the "pushing to the wall" process a little more difficult than he and his Northern supporters anticipated. It is more than probable that he is availing himself of his favorite weapon, the spade, and that he will not make a forward movement until "pushed to the wall" by Northern clamor and impatience. Come when he may, he will find a hard road to travel, and every day that he delays will increase the difficulties of his undertaking. The river fleet is said to be quietly lying off City Point, perhaps awaiting the opportunity to co-operate with the grand army when an advance is determined upon. Their repulse on Thursday last, and the subsequent capture of a portion of the Monitor's crew, may came considerable delay in river operations — such, we hope, as will give us ample time to prepare for our defence. The dispatches from Corinth report heavy skirmishing along our front lines, but without any general result. It is needless to speculate as to the probabilities of an ea
fifteen miles South of Richmond, a short distauce above City Point on the James river. If the Navy Department had done its duty, it would have had gunboats up at City Point long ago, which could throw shells into that portion of the enemy. Iheir office. The capture and killing of Yankees at City Point. We find in the Petersburg Express of yesterday the annexed details of the exploit at City Point, which differs in some respcts from the brief account sent by telegraph and pubapers: Quite a brilliant little affair occurred at City Point yesterday afternoon, by which nine Yankee officers and mvessels lying in the James river approached the wharf at City Point, from which nine men were seen to land and proceed up tounderstand the immediate cause of the Surgeon's visit to City Point was in obedience to the request of a lady there, that he not at all expecting an attack from the Confederates at City Point. But for orders to the contrary, we understand, a large