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Gen Lee's losses. A statement was made in some of the Yankee newspapers, apparently upon the authority of Gen. Meade, that Gen. Lee's losses in the battle of Gettysburg amounted to 33,000 men!
nd prone to believe the worst, if the loss of Gen. Lee was so great, how comes it that a single man an army which had suffered so much?
Why was Gen. Lee allowed to withdraw without the loss of a gun 00 men--4,000 less than the Yankees affirm that Lee lost in the battle of Gettysburg, while it is certain that Lee did not carry 120,000 with him into Pennsylvania.
Like most habitual liars, these hey killed and wounded such a number of men for Lee as they represent, they must have been the most kee army were not cowards.
They did not follow Lee because they could not. They had been so badly hat pursuit was impossible.
The true loss of Gen Lee did not probably reach 12,000 men, while thei They were therefore in no condition to molest Gen. Lee in any movement he might choose to make.
Gen Lee's losses. A statement was made in some of the Yankee newspapers, apparently upon the authority of Gen. Meade, that Gen. Lee's losses in the battle of Gettysburg amounted to 33,000 men! A more monstrous falsehood was never published even in a Yankee newspaper. It contradicts itself, and is so plainly contradicted by
at a single man of his army was allowed to cross the Potomac?
Why was it not pursued sword in hand, and either killed or captured by the innumerable cavalry which Meade had at hand?
Why did the Yankees first leave the field of battle, and leave it in possession of an army which had suffered so much?
Why was Gen. Lee allowed to w would occasion the destruction of any army under 100,000 men strong, in such weather as we have had, and in the face of a force numerically so superior as that of Meade's. It would have been routed beyond the possibility of rallying.
It would have dissolved like a snow wreath in the warm rains of Spring.
It would have become tot