Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Beauregard” in article 5 of The Daily Dispatch: January 10, 1862., [Electronic resource]:
... without narrating an occurrence which happened some days ago at Centreville.
It was this: Some negroes at work on the roads and fortifications took it into their heads, one night, to serenade Gen. Beauregard .
Pleased with their performance, he went to the window and asked them to sing "My Maryland," the sweetest and most touching song the war has yet produced.
They were unable to sing it.
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