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e admission of Virginia to the Confederacy, General Lee was detailed as military adviser to the Preke. Owing to the importance of Richmond, General Lee found himself always compelled to keep the call the governor's attention to the matter. Lee had, during the previous month, taken the precantil June 2d, when President Davis assigned General Lee to the command of the Army of Northern Virginia. Lee felt that if McClellan could not be driven out of his entrenchments, there was danger s of Petersburg were strengthened also. When Lee started for the Rapidan to enter on the campaig battery Brooke Previous to the movement of Lee's army, every effort had been made to advance the Capital on the James until the withdrawal of Lee with his remnant of the Army of Northern Virginll Sunday morning when the news of the break in Lee's lines reached Richmond, the city again lay qut, by mining, by flanking, and by bombardment. Lee's genius, seconded by that of his officers, and[8 more...]