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Fortress Monroe, ‘"Bombastes Furioso,"’ is to leave that post, and, as it is expressed, for one of ‘"more active service."’ This is refreshing intelligence. We would like to know why Butler does not find the service ‘"active"’ enough in the Peninsula? If he has been pining for employment, why did he not accompany Pierce to Bethel? Why has he not fulfilled his various threats of taking Richmond and Norfolk? What has he done at Fortress Monroe except capture contrabands, steal chickens, and defile and burn private property? The miserable pretender! In what other military service on the face of the earth could such an egregious humbug be tolerated? We learn that he was hugely delighted at the result of the great battle of Manassas, which proved that other people can lose a fight as well as Beauregard, and that Scott and he will go down to posterity in the same category,
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