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s so, and they vociferously cheered him. He become much excited and completely lost control of himself. Gen. Robert E Lee, commander-in-chief, arrived at Yorktown on Wednesday, and minutely examined the works of McClellan, when he is supposed tloaded with troops, who will effect a landing above. It is said that Magruder said he was not afraid of McClellan, if Lee was, and that if he could not successfully fight him here, he could do it nowhere. Only one man was left in Yorktown, The ordnance stores were also lest. Another deserter has just come in, and reports that Jefferson Davis came with Gen. Lee on Wednesday last, and after a consultation with Lee and the most prominent officers, all were agreed to the evacuation Lee and the most prominent officers, all were agreed to the evacuation except Gen. Magruder. Capture of General Johnston's baggage.Headquarters Army Potomac, May 4, 9 P. M. --it in certain that the rebe s received reinforcements by steamers from Richmond on Thursday, but did not disembark them. The enemy'
Exchange of prisoners. We find in the Baltimore Sun, of the 5th of the present month, a statement that Lincoln's Secretary of War has authorized an exchange of Austin E. Smith, late navy agent at San Francisco, and now prisoner at Fort Warren, for William Ayres, of Philadelphia. The order for the release of Mr. Smith was given on Wednesday. He is a son of ex Gov. Smith of Virginia. Col. Lee, of Massachusetts, Captured at Ball's Bluff; has been exchanged for Colonel Baldwin, of the 31st Virginia regiment, taken in Western Virginia; Major Revere, of Massachusetts, for Maj. McAlexander, of the 27th Alabama, taken at Fort Donelson, and Dr. Revere, also of Massachusetts, for Major Brown, of the 14th Mississippi, also of Fort Donelson.
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