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of communication is somewhat annoying to us, it is exceedingly expensive amusement to the enemy. Again, in the early engagements before Petersburg Grant lost ten thousand men, according to the admission of war journals at the North. At the explosion of the mine, we have the same authority for stating that he sustained a ther loss of five thousand, which, added to the above, makes his aggregate loss during the short siege of Petersburg thirty thousand. Nor does this include the loss in Butler's department, or in the engagements on the north side of the James river. If the abolition journals of the North, instead of publishing lying bulletins of the favorable progress of the siege, were to lay before their readers such undeniable facts as the foregoing, the people might well stand appalled, and they would soon be as clamorous for peace as they have ever been for pushing on the war. The enemy's works at Reams' captured by our troops on Thursday, were very strong, and const
y newspaper a certain local paragraph with reference to the testimony of Mr. George W. Butler, in which it alleged that that gentleman testified that, from a conversheard Mr. Elmore say that he had had a hostile meeting with mr. Daniel. Mr. Butler, upon being called to the stand, remarked that he thought the reporter was mire informed him that he had met Mr. Daniel; but as to the manner and place, he (Butler) was unwilling to say that he received any information from him. It was impossid, on Saturday last, to a report in one of the daily papers with reference to Mr. Butler's testimony, in order to set his own recollection of the testimony given right, he only desired to produce said report of the evidence and re- question Mr. Butler as to its accuracy. Mr. Butler was then released from the witness's stand. Mr. Butler was then released from the witness's stand. Dr. Peticolas, who refused on Saturday to testify with reference to the duel, was then called to the stand and asked by Mr. Young, the prosecutor, whether, of his kn