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otally demoralized, and could not have been rallied to the colors. Napoleon invaded Belgium in 1815 with 122,400 men. He carried into the battle of Waterloo the 2d and 5th corps of the French army, numbering, after their losses in the battles of Ligny and Lee Quatre Bras, 68,650 men. Of the rest 12,000 had been put hors de combat by the battles above mentioned, 34,500 were with Grouchy and did not come up, and 8,000 were left on the field of Ligny. The rout of Waterloo was the most completes Ligny. The rout of Waterloo was the most completes recorded in modern history. Yet the French lost only 29,000 men--4,000 less than the Yankees affirm that Lee lost in the battle of Gettysburg, while it is certain that Lee did not carry 120,000 with him into Pennsylvania. Like most habitual liars, these Yankees prove too much. If they killed and wounded such a number of men for Lee as they represent, they must have been the most miserable of all cowards to let him get off. But the Yankee army were not cowards. They did not follow Lee b