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e we have no means of ascertaining how near these statements approximate the truth, we have every reason to be satisfied with the result of General Taylor's campaign in Louisiana, though, to be sure, we should have been better pleased had General Smith's grand coup succeeded. But we have heard still another reason assigned for General Taylor's withdrawal from his command: It is that he was anxious to pursue Banks and crush him, but General Smith detached two of his-divisions, thus placing it beyond his power. It was then that General Taylor was relieved, at his own request. The Yankee papers are in a complete muddle as to General Smith's movements, some of them asserting that a portion of his army has already crossed the Mississippi, and others urging that the gunboats closely guard every mile of the river to prevent it. They are evidently afraid that he will elude their vigilance, cross the river, reinforce Hood and send Sherman howling back upon the defences at Chattanooga.
ofesses to be a wise and discreet friend of General McClellan. We doubt its friendship very much. It continually declare that McClellan is the only great soldier in the country. We have always had large faith in the abilities of General McClellan, and have always earnestly desired that the public service should have the benefit of those abilities; but it is absurd to assort, in the face of the history of the last few years, and in view especially of the achievements of Generals Grant and Sherman, that General McClellan monopolizes the military genius of the country, Let not the real friends of McClellan be led to injure him through such mistaken real. The last Confederate visit to Hagerstown. A correspondent of the Baltimore American, writing from Hagerstown, Maryland, on the 3d instant, says: Our town has again been visited by the rebel raiders. On Friday afternoon last, about two o'clock, rebel cavalry, over two hundred in number, entered the town by the William
From the North. Petersburg, August 12. --Northern papers of the 10th have been received. Unofficial dispatches claim a great victory for Averill over McCausland and Bradley Johnson, on the 7th, near Moorefield, Hardy county. Johnson and staff were captured, but escaped. They also claim between five and six hundred prisoners, trains, colors and small arms to have been captured. The Commercial of the says Sherman and Thomas both telegraphed to Washington that Atlanta will fall this week certainly. A rebel wagon train of thirty-five wagons was captured in Loudoun county. There is nothing from the Army of the Potomac. Four expeditions entered Florida and destroyed railroads, burning bridges and committing other depredations. Gold 254½.