ity of their political condition is lost.
Return of Lincoln to Washington — his speeches in Maryland.
Lincoln retuLincoln returned to Washington on the evening of the 4th inst., and immediately held a closet interview with his Secretary of War, and afate circles a here drinking is done — the common toast is "Lincoln's proclamation, little McClellan, Burnside, and the Union York Times, writing from Harper's Ferry about the visit of Lincoln to the army, laments the great change in it since the visie
I know not what reflections occupied the mind of Mr. Lincoln as be passed by the battle-scarred ensigns that met him ance which it would not otherwise possess.
He approves of Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation and recommends it to the electthe country into difficulty.
Who got it in difficulty?
Mr. Lincoln found the Government in difficulty, the army surrenderedtate of anarchy, that he, (the speaker,) standing behind Mr. Lincoln at the time of his inauguration, expected momentarily to