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a thorough war paper — says that President Lincoln, after his visit to McClellan at Berkley said to four gentlemen, only the Friday before the day on which he was writing, "with marked emphasis" I can't tell where the men have gone in that army. I have sent there, at one time and another, one hundred and--(perhaps prudence quires that I should leave the next two places for figures blank.) one hundred and.-- thousand and I can only find just half that many now. Where can they have gone! Burnside accounts to for every man he has taken — so many killed in so many wounded; so many sick in the hospital; so many absent on furlough. So does so does Buell, and so do others. But what has become of half the Army I down to the Peninsula." Now, the half of 158,000 is 79,000, and this is the actual loss of McClellan's army, according to Lincolns estimate. As we may be sure he did not exaggerate his own losses, we shall assume 1,000 more and put these losses at 80,000. our own es