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of the New York Herald, writing under date of the 17th inst., says: Gen. Sumner has had several interviews with Gen. McClellan since his arrival here yesterday morning. He has not yet been assigned to a command, but in view of his long experience and late distinguished services in California, all of which are duly appreciated by Gen. McClellan, the latter, who was formerly a captain under Gen. Sumner, will detail him to some responsible post without delay. When the two Generals met yesterday, Gen. Sumner, who had been six years in the army when Gen. McClellan was born, congratulated the latter most heartily upon his elevation. Applications from officers to join the Southern expeditions. Within the last few days there has b the regular Army, stationed at Fort McHenry. The division of General Franklin, over the river, was reviewed by General McClellan to-day. He was accompanied by a portion of his staff and the usual body of cavalry. The division is located near
movements, till the present hour, he has shown himself a great strategist as well as gallant soldier and the master of McClellan in the difficult science of war. We have no disposition to underrate Gen. McClellan. He is a fine engineer, an able ofGen. McClellan. He is a fine engineer, an able officer, and we believe a gentleman as well as soldier, but he has himself ingenuously confessed that he has done nothing to merit his present distinctions. That he is confronting his superior in the military art is evident from the successful stoppage demonstration at Leesburg. We hazard little in predicting that the loss of a battle on the Potomac would consign General McClellan to the same infernal shades with his illustrious predecessors. He may find consolation in the plenty of good compaSchenck, Patterson, McKinstry, and other weeping and wailing spirits, give him the right hand of fellowship. No wonder McClellan is slow to advance upon those "masked batteries," which are found as fatal to the reputation of Federal Generals as to