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A Lean Trio. --The Richmond correspondent of the Knoxville Register perpetrates the following pleasantry at the expense of three of our highest officials: If the Yankees knew to what extent famine may be endured, and how very little can sustain human life, if they had all seen our President and Vice-President and our Secretary of War, the idea of resorting to famine as an agent of hostility to a people whose leaders are the very impersonations of hard times, would never have been adopted. President Davis is the shadow of a man; Vice-President Stephens who reached the capital to-day is imponderable, and Mr. Seddon's bones rattle when he descends the stairways of the Spotswood. The semi of famine conduct this revolution.
ion of the town which at last accounts was held by Gen. Law ton's brigade. The fighting on the end of the line of Monday was very Maryland prisoners who were captured report that they lost in the several engagements three Major-Generals viz: Slocum, Birney and Howood. Since Monday there has been no heavy fighting on either end of the line. The following telegram from Gen. Lee will beat explain the present whereabouts of the enemy. Chancellorsville May 7, 1862 To His Excellency President Davis: After driving General Sedgwick across the Rappahannock, on the night of the 4th inst. I returned on the 5th to Chancellorsville. The march was delayed by a stores, which continued all night and the following day. In placing the troops in position on the morning of the 6th to attack Gen. Hooker, it was ascertained he had abandoned his fortified position. The line of skirmishers was pressed forward until they came within ange of the enemy's batteries, planted fort of the Rapp