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Gen. Lee's Retrograde movement. Opinions are various with regard to the motives which induced Gen. Lee to withdraw his army to the Virginia side of the Potomac. All seem, however, to agree thatGen. Lee to withdraw his army to the Virginia side of the Potomac. All seem, however, to agree that the movement was proper, under the circumstances, whatever they might be, being guided in their opinions entirely by the profound confidence which they repose in the Commander's professional skill, a
the troops, and has not therefore the slightest bearing upon the wisdom of the measure.
Had General Lee destroyed the army of Meade, as there was every reason to hope we should then have seen how f he abject terror with which the Yankees were struck when they found their country invaded.
Had Gen. Lee destroyed the army of Meade — and this was what he aimed and expected to do — he would have hel the conception, unless the means should be ridiculously small.
They were not so in this case.
Gen. Lee believed them to be ample.
But this expedition has been of service in these respects.