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General Longstreet. This gallant and experienced officer, in whom so much confidence is placed by the people of the South, did not participate in the recent triumphs near the Rappahannock. Many persons, in reading General Lee's brief dispatch announcing our victory, received the impression that he commanded the divisions attacking the enemy's front at Chancellorsville. He was not present. Two of his divisions were there, and maintained their good fame by their intrepid and successful assaults upon the foe.--It is not an unpleasant reflection, however, that we had such men absent when such achievements were accomplished for the national reputation.
en the heights were assailed and car- ried, and our artillery recaptures. Soon after our troops regained possession of the town which at last accounts was held by Gen. Law ton's brigade. The fighting on the end of the line of Monday was very Maryland prisoners who were captured report that they lost in the several engagements three Major-Generals viz: Slocum, Birney and Howood. Since Monday there has been no heavy fighting on either end of the line. The following telegram from Gen. Lee will beat explain the present whereabouts of the enemy. Chancellorsville May 7, 1862 To His Excellency President Davis: After driving General Sedgwick across the Rappahannock, on the night of the 4th inst. I returned on the 5th to Chancellorsville. The march was delayed by a stores, which continued all night and the following day. In placing the troops in position on the morning of the 6th to attack Gen. Hooker, it was ascertained he had abandoned his fortified position. The