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The Daily Dispatch: May 10, 1864., [Electronic resource], The movement on Richmond--two more Repulses of the enemy by Gen Lee — affairs on the Southside — feint at Drewry's Bluff — fight expected near Petersburg Today — the Central Railroad Tapped, &c, &c. (search)
ompetent to judge as Gen Sherman, proves this. In that line he can serve both the country and himself more profitably than be could as a member of Congress upon the floor. The foregoing is what I would say if Frank Blair was my brother instead of yours. [Signed] A. Lincoln. The "Reconstruction" of the Union--the army to help a little. In the Pajaro Times, published at Watsonville, California, we find the following extracts from a private letter written by the newly elected Yankee Senator Conness to a friend in Sacramento city: As to "reconstruction," I am for keeping out every rebel State until it comes in with a constitution prohibiting slavery; and, in States where there are not enough Union men to make such a constitution, I am for letting the army help them a little, and as to confiscation I am for the extremest constitutional remedy that we have power to adopt. * * * * * Concerning changes in office I have but one concern — nor shall it be lost si