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Doc. 95.-the escape of Lee's army. L. L. Crounse's account. Frederick, Thursday, July 16, 1862. The campaign no
My role is fact, not comment.
The rebel army under General Lee, repulsed with sanguinary loss, but not. literally defea rd Chambersburgh, which is almost south-west of Gettysburgh, Lee took a shorter line of retreat, and at once seized the two u the enemy had to go, and on Tues-day morning, two days after Lee had fully abandoned his position, the army was put upon forc ery strongly with some of the corps commanders, namely, that Lee would be compelled to attack us, because of the continued hi ed, afterward proved to have been well founded, namely, that Lee had obtained a number of pontoons from Winchester, and that condemned the position of much of the line.
The escape of Lee was reported at daylight on Tuesday morning, by a negro who personally cognizant, that the soldiers received the news of Lee's escape with feelings of bitter disappointment, and that th
Doc. 95.-the escape of Lee's army. L. L. Crounse's account. Frederick, Thursday, July 16, 1862. The campaign north of the Potomac is ended. The enemy has made an inglorious and hazardous escape across a river which we had fondly hoped was the great barrier to his retreat. The particulars of the retreat you have had in full. There remains, however, a brief history of the movements of both armies for the past ten days yet untold. The material portions of it I will give, as nearly as possible, and the public may draw its own conclusions. My role is fact, not comment. The rebel army under General Lee, repulsed with sanguinary loss, but not. literally defeated, began its retirement from the field of Gettysburgh on Friday night, July third. His left wing, which had fiercely assailed our right on that day, and had, in addition, occupied the village of Gettysburgh, was found to be withdrawn early on Saturday morning, when our forces, under General Howard, advanced and o