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It must not be forgotten that before Mr. Davis was brought to trial Messrs. Horace Greeley, Cornelius Vanderbilt, and Gerrit Smith offered themselves as bondsmen on any bail bond which might be required of him, and were among the obligors when it wabonds, was then given, Mr. Greeley signing first.
The sureties were Horace Greeley, Augustus Schell, Horace F. Clark, Gerrit Smith, and Cornelius Vanderbilt, of New York; Aristides Welsh and David K. Jackman, of Philadelphia; R. Barton Haxall, Isaaceen 67,000—or 3,000 more than the number of men with which Lee had entered upon the campaign.
Up to this time, including Smith's corps, Grant had received in reinforcements 51,000 muskets, Lee 14,000.
These statistics are pregnant with testimony aI would not fight over again under the circumstances.
While Grant was crossing the James on the 14th and 15th of June, Smith's corps assaulted the outer defenses of Petersburg and carried them for a considerable distance, as they were feebly mann