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Gen. Lee. The appointment of Gen. Lee Commander-in-Chief is one which we hail with great satisfaction. In the old army he was justly regarded as second only to Gen. Scott, and we believe that was the opinion of the Lieutenant General himself. As an engineer officer, he has confessedly no superior, and in every respect, we are inclined to think, is the best selection that could have been made. The same objection that was made to Gen. Washington has been alleged against Gen. Lee--too much caution; but it proved an advantage in the first Revolution, and may be equally so in the second. The most cautions General in the Federal ranks in Buell, and he has been the most sucessful. Gen. Lee is a man of great modesty of character, but extraordinary energy, courage, and self-possession. In the early organization of our defences in. Virginia, he scarcely gave sleep to his eyes; yet so noiselessly and mostanatiously were his duties discharged, that do one knew, except by their results,