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The question of Ranking Yankee Major General.

--The board of officers on the relative rank of Generals have decided adversely to the claim of Gen. Butler to outrank Gen. Fremont. It is understood that General Banks allows Gen Dix to rank him by his own cannot, although legitimately, General Banks ranks Dixon account of priority of by the President and confirmation by the Senate. The five Major Generals now rank as follows:

Major Gen'l McClellan, appointed May 14, 1861, to take rank from same date; Major Gen'l Fremont, appointed July 1, to take rank from May 14, 1861; Major Gen'l Dix, appointed June 14, to take rank May 16, 1861; Major Gen'l Ranks, appointed June 5, to take rank May 16, 1861; Major.-Gen'l Butler, appointed May 16, to take rank May 16, 1861.

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