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A French correspondent's view of the war in America. The following is an extract from the translation of an American correspondence, which appears in the Paris journal, L'Opinion Nationale, of the 19th August. It is interesting, and obtains some importance from the fact of its appearing exclusively in Prince Napoleon's home organ — a New York paper going so far as to assert that the letter was written by the Prince himself, or at his dictation.--The letter is dated New York, July 31st: In the United States the individual initiative is everything, just as in France the governmental initiative is everything. And so even the military organization rest naturally among Americans on principles entirely at variance with those on which we act. I confess that in this respect the system of self-government reaches almost the extreme limit of the possible. Up to the present the enrollment of volunteers goes on pretty well, but it cannot be expected that four hundred thousand fighting