> LOUISVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, September 29, 1862.
> The Army of the Potomac still remains on the Northern shore of that
> river. It is, as the Philadelphia Press says, being recuperated,
> reorganized, and reinforced. This is necessary. It is true that the
> universal desire of the American people is that our army should advance, now
> and henceforward, following up, and using the advantages gained in Maryland,
> but now, as before they must be patient and confiding. The dead of
> Sharpsburg, of Antietam, of Shepherdstown, are not yet buried. Heeps [sic]
> of decomposed bodies are burning in the Cumberland Valley. We have slain
> the enemy until our right arm is weary - we need a little rest. Though the
> Potomac runs blood even now, and though the soil of Maryland be sprinkled
> with the ashes of thousands of our loyal brethren, yet we will not stay the
> hand of the destroying angel long. Our great Generals have been wounded -
> they are rapidly improving - in a few days they will again be in the saddle.
> Gen. McClellan needs those able men with him when he advances. He needs
> much more, but he will soon have all that he wants. The fall campaign of
> the Army of the Potomac will be a brilliant one - short, sharp, and
> decisive. The enemy is marshalling his hosts for a desperate stand in
> Virginia, but it is all in vain, for he will assuredly be dislodged and
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