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General Mcclellan's War Preparations

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We lcarn from a private souree, worthy of crcdenec, tliat Gen. MeClellan, on lust Taeedajr morning, vMjifty-six balttrie of artillery of six guns. each, of various calibré, and about 160,000 men, at and [ ncar Wasfiington, and tbat this anny will ia increased to at lenst 800,090 mcu ''■ befora the ead of tlio pKSODt weok. The organitation and drill of these troops aro coing forward witli industry and care, and the degree of discipline alrcady apparent iu every compauy, regiment, and brigade, is in the higkest degree oreditable to the offieers and men, and promises : great efiectiienees ia any future operations that may be undertaken agaiust tbe ; oncmy. The niovcments of troops, and everything connected with the anny preparationa, aro Oarefully kept from public kuowledge, bat the facts above given - to state which eau be nc harm now, bilt will gratify public interest - may be relied opon, coniing, aa thcy do, from one who kuows whercof he speaka.


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Michigan Argus