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e city of Mexico, and the best mode of effecting its capture, were the main subjects under discussion. Lieutenant Beauregard, in opposition to most of the general officers there present, and contrary to the views of all his comrades of the engineer corps, advocated an attack by the western approaches of Mexico. His suggestion, though very much combated at first and nearly discarded, was finally adopted, with what successful result is now a matter of history. Soon after this episode—on September 13th—Beauregard was twice wounded in the brilliant assault on the Garita de Belen, where so much dash was displayed by the American troops. On the expiration of the Mexican war, when Major Beauregard returned to his home in New Orleans, General Totten, as chief of the Engineer Department, forwarded him the following copy of Gen eral Orders, publishing the brevets he had won on the field of battle: 1. For gallant and meritorious behavior in the battles of Contreras and Churubusco, Mexi
n President Davis. General Bragg's despatch to General Beauregard. his reply. Mr. Randolph's telegram. General Beauregard's letter to General Cooper. Misstatements contained in President Davis's book. public sympathy with General Beauregard. General Bragg's letter to Mr. Forsyth. his letter to General Beauregard. answer to the same. General Beauregard's plan of operations in Tennessee and Kentucky. interview of the Hon. Thomas J. Semmes and Edward Sparrow with President Davis, September 13th. petition of Senators and Representatives for General Beauregard's restoration to his command. President Davis's refusal. notes of the interview, by Mr. Semmes. comments upon President Davis in connection with these events. successful result of military operations from Bowling Green to the retreat to Tupelo.> General Beauregard arrived at Tupelo on the 7th of June. The main body of the army reached there on the 9th. The position had been previously reconnoitred, and no difficul