McClellan's Address to his Troops.


Gen. McClellan has issued an address to the army on the achievements of the last ten days saying:

"You have succeded in changing your base of operations by a flank movement, always regarded as the most hazardous of military expedients. You have saved all your material, all your trains, and all your guns, except a few lost in battle, taking in return guns and colors from the enemy. Under every disadvantage of numbers, and necessarily of position, you have in every conflict beaten back your foes, with enormous slaughter. We are prepared to meet the enemy who may attack you. Let them come, and we will convert their repulse into a final defeat. Your Government is strengthening you with the resources of a great people. On this, our national birthday, we declare to our foes, who are rebels against the best interests of mankind, that this army shall enter the capital of the so-called Confederacy; that our national Constitution shall prevail; and that the Union, which alone can insure internal security and peace to each State, must and shall be preserved, cost what it may, in time, treasure, and blood."