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aper:" Gradually, also, the facts of General McClellan's great strategic victories will ooze out, and gradually the facts of that victory of the 27th are now oozing out — for even the American Government cannot destroy truth forever, and must be content with the advantages they can gain by putting out a first false impression. Somebody used to say that a lie had done its work if it could live for forty-eight hours. In this instance the falsehood has died a very gentle death. On the 2d of July, then, Gen. McClellan was telegraphed by the American Government to have stated that he had lost but one gun and one wagon, and even this admission was eased off by a false report put about that General "Stonewall" Jackson had been killed before Richmond. Just, however, to prepare the way for the future, it was admitted that the Federal army had retreated 17 miles. On the 5th of July the old story is still repeated, and it is re-asserted with obstinate persistency that "the Federal force