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General, Very respectfully, Your obedient servant, A. E. Burnside, Major-Gen Com'g the Army of the Potomac. Lincoln Refuses to accept Burnside's resignation. Burnside arrived in Washington on the 20th and tendered his resignation, which Lincoln refused to accept. Burnside left for the Army of the Potomac on the 22d. Another statement from Burnside. Washington, Dec. 23. --The following has been received at Headquarters: Headq's Army of the Potomac, December 23, 1862. To Major-General H. W. Halleck, General in Chief: In my report to you of the 19th inst. the number of wounded was stated at about 9,000, and the number receiving hospital treatment at 1,680. Both 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 t