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ate capital its consequence can hardly be overrated. Upon the reception of the intelligence alluded to above, orders were immediately issued by Gen Lee for Longstreet's corps (or Anderson's, as I shall designate it hereafter,) to move at 11 o'clock that night rapidly to Spotsylvania Court House, and, if possible, head off the path of his antagonist. Had the ground been more favorable to military operations, or had the enemy delayed his attack on the second day an hour longer, until Longstreet could get in position our victory at the Wilderness would have been decisive and crushing. As it was, Gen Lee repulsed all Grant's assaults with heavy loss, anick, and Maj Gen Early has been assigned to the command of his corps, and Brig Gen Gordon takes. Early's division. Brig Gen Mahone commands Anderson's division since the assignment of the latter to the command of Longstreet's corps. Col DuBose, of the Fifteenth Georgia, succeeds to the command of Benning's brigade. Sallust.
official report of Gen. Lee of the operations of Friday. He says their loss in killed is not large, but they have many wounded. He grieves to announce that Gen. Longstreet was severely wounded, Gen. Jenkins killed, and Gen. Pegram badly wounded on Thursday, and that it is supposed that Gen. Stafford will recover. He thanks a mee report received here that Lee made the attack upon our army. Lee employs this language: "Thank God we have repulsed the attacks of the enemy." He states that Longstreet is badly wounded. Lee says nothing in his report about the fight on Friday. Dispatches state that Gen Butler is still holding the line of railroad bettter to the War Department, states that the rebel loss in killed is not large, but that many are wounded. Gen Lee also states that he regrets to say that Gen Longstreet is dangerously wounded; also, that Gen Pegram and Stafford are wounded, and that Gen Jenkins is killed. Gen Jones is also killed and his body is reported