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In justice to General Lee, it deserves to be remembered hereafter that the employment of negro soldiers is not a recent suggestion of his, made at the eleventh hour. We believe that for a long time he has foreseen the necessity which has now to declare that negroes could not be made soldiers, and before that fact had been demonstrated in the Federal armies, General Lee understood their military capacities, and would gladly have availed himself of this unemployed element of military str the Federal service might be in our own ranks, and the result of this contest be no longer doubtful. The plan of General Lee has been, and still is, to hold out to this class of our population stronger inducements than can be presented by the s in the world, they are going to make a present of one of them to the blacks! We feel entirely confident that if General Lee's statesmanlike counsels had been adopted a year ago, the future freedom of Southern white men would be no longer a qu
indicating designs of some new enterprise on the part of General Lee; and it is surmised that, alarmed by the progress of Shel lines was displayed yesterday.--There are also rumors that Lee meditates an attack on Grant. All these matters, taken in cspecially those of New York. Grand Military Scheme--General Lee to be Penned up. The Philadelphia Bulletin's specialackson, and Canby from Pensacola. It is apprehended that if Lee is compelled to relinquish Richmond he will fall back on Lynt was rumored in Knoxville last week that a division of his (Lee's) army had already appeared in East Tennessee. The expeditnd, by again destroying the railroad, render the transfer of Lee's army west of the mountains impossible. The New York he great picture on one side; and on the other, we have only Lee trembling in his trenches, and Beauregard and Hardee straggl to the circumvention of designs on East Tennessee which General Lee is supposed to entertain, are reported to be in process