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he was driven on the 10th by General Early. The operations of Grant, thus far, had been attended with losses unparalleled in the history of this war. On the 9th of May, previously to the military operations of that day, the official paper in Washington stated the number of killed, wounded, and missing at 35,000--that is, 7,000 a day. There is little doubt that this statement was far below the mark; but as Gen. Lee gave no estimate, we have no means of correcting it. Grant was now on the Brook road. His first slide, instead of bringing him upon Gen. Lee's flank or rear, and enabling him to march uninterrupted to Richmond, had brought him directly upon his front at Spotsylvania Court House, where he found him strongly entrenched. On the 11th the direct attack was tried again, and resulted in the repulse of Grant and a fearful slaughter of his men. But the crowning slaughter was on the 12th, when the Yankees, ten columns deep, and maddened with whiskey, were urged upon Lee's breas