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Affairs At Richmond

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subject, recently esqapcd (rom Richmond, SftTC Rjohmond is ono vast hospital. T.vo hundrcd and twelve wero bnried from a single hospital in ono day, DOgroea buing compelled to perform the work. Aftcr tha late battles ever y man in Kiclimond possessed of three shirts was compellcd to give ore to the army - such was the eoaroity of olothing. It was stated in tho Examincr office in my hearing tliat Lee had 220,000 men in the late" battles, and 40,000 in Richmond as a reserve. Even the rebels cord to McClellau thegreatcst praise f'or lus masterly retreat. On the 2d of July the Examiner announced that lic was sar; rounded, driven into a swamp, and Lis stores, ammuuition, artillery and wagons capturcd. Jackson, it was said, was in Iris rcar, Huger on bis left, Hill and Longstreet on liis frout, and Magrudfion lus right, aud tlie i.ext day, it v;is confidently espected, lie would be escorted through the streets in a enge ! Next day, howevcr, the tune had changed, and the Examiner begun its display head to the news with tliis lino, "The Bird has Flowrj. The ri:bc]g wcre out-gen eraled, anti McClellan all right.


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Michigan Argus