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pose of preventing ingress or egress. I do not believe one word of it, as far as relates to the mouths of the York and the James. It is intended, doubtless, as a blind to the operatives on the Peninsula.--But they might as well expect to climb to Heaven on a rope ladder as to attempt to fool General Magruder. When the time comes, Wool will get a good wooling, and Old Point will point a moral, and adorn sundry tales (?) that will be turned for protection to that quarter. I see that Henry Wilson is to command a battalion of flying artillery. It is a good appointment by the Federal Government, for he will be au fait as a courier from the field of battle, as Manassas will testify. We are seemingly quiet in this quarter, but wide awake. I see from the Examiner that the Northern prints profess to give detailed accounts of the movements of the Southern army — their officers, locations, and munitions. Now, it is certain, not withstanding the errors of the Northern papers on the