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rave and dignified, he is yet modest and painfully distrustful of his own abilities. The descendant of a gallant officer of the older revolution, the husband of the grand-daughter (by adoption,) of General Washington, the inheritor of a large estate, and the trusted leader of a great and victorious army, he is nevertheless accessible to the humblest and most ragged soldier in the ranks, courteous to his officers. just and kind to the citizen, and with all and above all, a meek and humble Christian. During the time the army was in Maryland an officer of high position in the country suggested a number of reasons to Gen. Lee in support of a grave measure then under discussion. Among others, he remarked to him that he was trusted by his Government, had the hearts of his soldiers, and possessed the entire confidence of his country, and that the army, the Government, and people, relied implicitly upon his patriotism and genius. Tears rushed to his eyes and he exclaimed--"Do not say