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Confederate Generals—their ability. [from the Richmond, Va., Times, November 11, 1900.] Did General Lee counsel the abandonment of Richmond after the battle of the Wilderness? [To the imputation of remissness in Southern newspapers generally, in defending the history of the Confederacy protest may justly be made. It is felt that there is not one but by whom it is ardently cherished, and that every one is ready, at all times, to defend its history—the motives and actions of its people.—Editor.] Editor of the Times. Sir—I quote from your beautiful editorial, Robert E. Lee, of January 19th, ulto: The other Confederate armies had as good material in their ranks as Lee's army had, but they accomplished little in comparison with what his army accomplished, and why? Because they had no Lee to make the army as one man. This is the highest tribute that can be paid to man, and no other man that ever lived can claim it in the same proportion as Lee can. It is most depl