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oth of these are wrong. On the authority of Dr. Betterman, our Medical Director, I learn the whole number of wounded is between six and seven thousand, and about one half of these are receiving treatment in hospital. (Signed) A. E. Burnside, Major General Commanding. Lincoln to the Army. Lincoln has just issued the following address to the Yankee army, in which it will be seen he attributes the recent defeat at Fredericksburg to accident: Executive Mansion, Washington, Dec. 22, 1862. To the Army of the Potomac: I have just read your Commanding General's preliminary report of the battle of Fredericksburg. Although you were not successful, the attempt was not an error, nor the failure other than an accident. The courage with which you, in an open field, maintained the contest against an entrenched foe, and the consummate skill and success with which you crossed and recrossed the river, in the face of the enemy, show that you possess all the qualities of a g