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The Daily Dispatch: December 23, 1862., [Electronic resource] 6 0 Browse Search
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hich the enemy immediately recognized, and the exchange of the dead bodies was resumed and continued until completed. On Monday afternoon Gen. Lee sent a flag of truce to Gen. Burnside, asking him to detail men to bury his dead in front of Gen Sumner's grand division. This was done. The wounded, with the exception of those the enemy obtained, have all been brought to this side of the Rappahannock, and as rapidly as possible are being sent to Washington. The loss in Franklin's grand division, which in- cluded two divisions of Stoneman's corps, is. In killed, 443; wounded, 3,343; missing, 1,900. There is reason to believe that the greater portion of the wounded are made prisoners. The loss in Gen. Sumner's and Hooker's grand divisions, which made the assault upon the enemy's works, cannot be fully ascertained as yet but sufficient is known to justify the assertion that our loss in killed and wounded will reach ten to twelve thousand in the battle of Saturday. Dur
Retribution. There can be no doubt that Burnside promises his army the pillage of Fredericksburg as an inducement to the assault. A variety of circumstances prove this fact. A gentleman whose house had been occupied, and was undergoing the process of rifling, asked a general officer, whom be believes to have been General Sumner, to protect his property. He was asked if he was a Union man, and upon his replying in the negative, he was told that he would, in that case, receive no protection, either for himself or his property. Another gentleman approached General Patrick, with whom he had been acquainted last summer, and offered him his hand. "I cannot shake hands with you," said that leader of thieves. "The day for that is gone by." When asked if he would not at least protect his house from pillage, he replied, "No; they may pillage and be d — d, for anything I care," Another asked a man in a Captain's uniform to protect him against personal violence. The man said, "I am fo