oyant.Critical situation of the Yankee forces.&c., &c., &c.,
Since the issue of our paper yesterday no information has reached us of the transactions of our own and the enemy's forces calculated to discourage the hope that the grand army of McClellan is completely discomfited.
The determined stands made by the Federal forces on Monday and Tuesday were only the last desperate struggles against ignominious capture or utter annihilation.
Their condition is one of desperation, and it is but nnt of Richmond.
View of the situation from the South side of the river — reinforcements.
The Petersburg Express of yesterday has the following intelligence, which is of much interest:
We have reliable information that a portion of McClellan's army sought safety in flight as far back as Monday afternoon. This we knew Monday night, and so stated yesterday, but further confirmation of this retreat is furnished in the following communication which Col. Pannill, the Provost Marshal of