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t. It will be grateful news to the public to know that Gen Longstreet is rapidly improving. hear from Lynchburg that be was sitting up on Saturday, and his Surgeon expects that he will the in the saddle again by the first of July. His right arm is partially paralyzed, but it is expected that time will restore to the limb the usual vitality power. The losses in Gen. Lee's army. Our losses up to Saturday night last, in the battles between Lee and Grant, commencing on Thursday, 5th of May, were comparatively slight. The Charlottesville Chronicle understands that Dr. Gill, Gen Lee's Medical Director, instructed our authorities at Orange C H, not to approve of any telegram which should estimate our loss up to Saturday night at a higher figure than six thousand in killed, wounded and missing; and the Doctor said that he felt convinced that forty-five hundred would cover our whole loss up to that time. We have it from high authority that Gen Lee himself estimated the enemy's