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ll was so quiet and, apparently, peaceful, it had been difficult, except for the endless lines of fresh entrenchments and the distant roar of our cannon shelling Dutch Gap, to realize that we were in a state of war and that a huge hostile army was encamped not ten miles from the centre of the city of Richmond. Though noiselessace here. Mr. Richard McRae, taken prisoner some days ago and permitted by Butler to come to Richmond on business touching the treatment of our prisoners at Dutch gap, returned, according to his parole, into the enemy's lines on Sunday. On his return, Butler sent him back into our lines upon his parole not to take up arms untal. This great work, for the completion of which Grant and the Yankee army and navy are waiting, drags slowly. The cutting through the neck of land known as Dutch gap is of itself a big job; but this done, but half of the work towards making the canal is, if we are correctly informed, accomplished. It is said the channel of J
d says: Richmond papers to-day state that the Confederate authorities have withdrawn our prisoners of war from labor on their fortifications, in consequence of the retaliatory order of General Butler placing their soldiers in our hands at Dutch Gap under fire. This important concession on the part of the rebels will result in the immediate removal of their soldiers from Dutch Gap when General Butler shall have been officially notified of the truth of the newspaper announcements. ThDutch Gap when General Butler shall have been officially notified of the truth of the newspaper announcements. The wife and family of Mr. Libby, after whom the notorious Richmond prison was named, came inside our lines to-day from the rebel capital, and will, with a number of other secession women, be returned to their friends via Suffolk. Miscellaneous. Stanton telegraphs that the telegraph line to Atlanta is working, but no dispatches of importance have been received. The Peace Convention at Chicago adjourned without making any nominations. Gold was quoted in New York, Friday, at two