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he rescue in a manner that excited the admiration of every beholder, including Gen Lee. The enemy swarmed over the hill and rushed against the lines to the right andread artillery of the skies" It was now manifest that Grant's real assault, as Gen Lee had believed, would be launched against our right wing, and to that point the M. Our men were anxious to follow up the enemy when he was repulsed, but Gen Lee's plan was to act on the defensive, and not to strike until the right time camom of the policy adopted. Grant has already well high exhausted himself, whilst Lee's army remains almost intact, ready to assume the offensive or to continue to of their duty on the field; and Captain Owen, of Texas, who carried the news to Gen Lee at Chancellorsville that Sedgwick was moving on his rear from Fredericksburg, ptured: Maj Gen Edward Johnson of Ga, and Brig Gen. Geo H Stewart of Md. Gen Lee made more than one narrow escape, his clothing being covered with mud thrown u
about over the field. As usual, their clothing had been stripped from them, and they lay with their swollen forms stretched at full length upon that soil which they had come to desecrate and desolate, and with their faces upturned towards that Heaven whose religion they have mocked and whose God they have defied. Their punishment was swift and sure. Would to God that their misguided companions in arms may be profited by the sad scene through which they are called to pass. Yesterday Gen Lee issued the following general orders to his troops, which in the absence of newspapers for a week past, was well received, for the news it contained no less than for the words of cheer spoken by their beloved commander-in-chief: "Headq'rs army Northern Va.,May 14th, 1864. "General Orders-no. 41. "I. The General commanding takes great pleasure in announcing to the army the series of successes that by the favor of God have been achieved by our armies. "II. A part of the enemy's f