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. All our wounded are brought off, but our dead are unburied. "I have instructed Gregg to make an effort to send a party to the field and bury our dead. "[Signed] G. G. Meade, Major-General. "U. S. Grant, Lieutenant-General." Stanton's official dispatch says: "Our forces held the Weldon railroad; and in a dispatch dated three P. M., yesterday, General Grant says that 'their loss of this road seems to be a blow to the enemy he cannot stand.' I think I do not over-rate tablished their line. "'The result was One killed, sixteen wounded and fourteen missing on our side, 'Fifty-nine enlisted men were captured from the enemy. What their casualties were in killed and wounded we do not know.'" "[Signed] Edwin M. Stanton, "Secretary of War." The New York Tribune puts their loss at two thousand then and eight guns. The Washington Star says: It seems that Hancock's withdrawal on the night of the battle was in accordance with previous orders f
s depended on the do the rest. The occasion was so serious that the talents of the great liar, Stanton, were put in requisition without, we think, sufficient cause; for Grant could have been dependedistrusted his own invention, he has two very promising subordinates in Hancock and Meade. Stanton, it seems, telegraphs to Dix, that "on Thursday, the 25th, General Hancock, who was at Reams's s so shameless, so impudent, and so bold, that we should feel disposed to credit it entirely to Stanton did not the telegraph further inform us that Hancock had his full share in the invention.--Thatan engagement of two hours only, tell a tale which defies the combined ingenuity of Hancock and Stanton. Their meaning is too plain to be mistaken. They signify a complete rout; and so it was, if wd the losses on the Weldon railroad! Those losses do not exceed two or three thousand men, but Stanton says they foot up ten thousand. Grant's statements are not gospel, and his predictions do not