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venting the enemy from getting between him and the capital. Jackson did not out him off from Washington, though he drove him for shelter to its walls; but there ends the Federal success. At every other point the Northerners have been foiled. McClellan's troops were not found available for Pope's support, the lines of the Rapidan and Rappahannock have been successively lost, and the Unionists have sustained a fresh series of demoralizing, though not disgraceful, defeats. Their conduct in the the very brink of the Potomac itself, and everything indicated that worse is at hand. Possibly, the defences of Washington, raised with so much care a twelvemonth ago, may prove too strong for the Confederates, and it is not unlikely that McClellan, who seems given to engineering, and who now commands at the capital may do better behind these fortifications than he did in an aggressive campaign. But a single glance at the map will show that Washington itself, with all its defences, may b
Richmond and feels warranted now in admitting that-- Seeing the actual condition of affairs at Richmond, witnessing the successive penica which attended the destruction of the Merrimac and the battle of Fair Oaks, and knowing the real condition of the Southern army during the spring and early summer, I confidently anticipated the reduction of Richmond, and was not unwilling to await the triumphant entrance of the national forces. At last Huribut, after the "national army," under McClellan, escaped, made his escape, too, "in a vehicle in open daylight." How he improved his leisure time in Richmond the following extracts from one of his letters will show: I wish, sir, that the worthy citizens who still dream of reconstructing the Union by "conciliating the South," and extending the hand of friendship to these "erring brethren," could have been with me in Richmond in January last to witness the receipt of this news from the Trent. The man who in the face of what I then h