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correspondent. It occurs in a letter from the correspondent in question, dated Mongohick, May 27th: "Let me break the thread of narrative and say a word of Meade's position. He is as much the commander of the Army of the Potomac as he ever was. Grant plans and exercises a supervisory control over the army, but to Meade belMeade belongs everything of detail. He is entitled to great credit for the magnificent movements of the army since we left Brandy, for they have been directed by him. In battle he puts troops in action and controls their movements; in a word, he commands the army. General Grant is here only because he deems the present campaign the vital History will record, but newspapers cannot, that on one eventful night during the present campaign Grant's presence saved the army and the nation too; not that General Meade was on the point of committing a blunder unwillingly, but his devotion to his country made him loth to risk her last army on what he deemed a chance. Grant as