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journals. The case is too desperate even for there to put a good from no it, and with such evidence we know that an awful, overwhelming disaster has overtaken them. The Herald, characterizes the result as a decided repulse, and says that the finest and best equipped army the world ever saw has been defeated by half the number of "fifty, suchless, half-starved rebels." The officers in command are exonerated for this failure, but the Secretary of War gain it unsparingly. The Herald thinks Gen Lee would have selected the name taken by Burnside, if allowed a word in the matter, and that the latter has played right into the rebel Commands in Chief." It also admits the campaign in Virginia a nature for the winter. The papers estimate their less at 10,000--about half, we think. A gentleman just in from the North represents the feeling as very intense there, and says that the discussions over the defect are very angry and excited; one side urging the raising of more troops, and the oth
d strengthen our means of defence quite materially. In his allusion to the vast numbers of the North, the President said that upon any fair field we were willing to fight them two to one; we have often whipped them three to one; at Antietam Gen. Lee whipped them four to one; but this might not be the case always. As the enemy progressed in discipline, they approached nearer to our own troops in efficiency. Hence the necessity of providing something like a corresponding force to that which of peace. The President expressed his gratification that General Pemberton, whom he had sent here believing him eminently suited to this command, had sustained in a signal manner the high character he had given him. He also spoke of Brigadier-General Lee, to whom he had entrusted the defences of Vicksburg, in terms of hearty commendation. The Trans Mississippi Department. On the other side of the river our prospects are brighter than ever before, and are long he hoped that we wou