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all, and threatening the rend capital from the rear, and cutting it off from railway communication with the Southern States By way of Suffolk, through Nangemond, of Wight, Southampton, and Prince George counties, along excellent roads, through a level, well plain, seizing Blandford Heights, overlooking Petersburg. This it a march of 58 miles. In the latter movement we would have the cover gunboats in the James river, if needed, and the privilege of lauding reinforcements as high up as City Point, 12 miles below Petersburg, and Coggin's Raint, miles bellow that city. Such a course of procedure as the latter was designed for the army of the Potomac last spring but was claimed to be impracticable from the fact that the Merrimac was in existence; and the James river was not in our possession. A movement of this kind now would possess all the grandeur of that mapped out for General McClellan last spring, without the great difficulties which impeded our progress, and finally rendered