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uring this campaign, and it affords me real pleasure to say that the Quartermaster, Commissary and Medical Departments have done all that could be done to promote the efficiency of the army and take care of the unfortunate wounded. On the Sunday evening after the Wilderness fights, Grant supposing Fredericksburg to be really in his possession, though not garrisoned by his troops, directed his wounded to go thither, or as many as could walk. About two hundred had gotten there, when Mayor Slaughter organized a force of boys and old men and brought them out to our lines. It is needless to say that Mayor S is now placarded as a "noted guerilla," and a price set upon him. All the accounts received from the Yankee lines confirm the estimate of the Yankee loss at 50,000, and it is not improbable that it will reach 60,000. Fifteen thousand is the estimate of our entire loss. Of this number one third will be able to report for duty in thirty days. The greatest drawback to us