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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore), chapter 192 (search)
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore),
77. is coming, O! O! (search)
77. Jeff. Davis is coming, O! O! Air--Campbells are Coming. Jeff. Davis is coming, O! 0! When shall we see him, O! O? When the river is rising? Oh, No! He will wait till the river is low. And Johnston is coming, O! O! Go get me a trumpet to blow-- His movements are dreadfully slow, And when, if he comes, will he go? Beauregard is coming, O! O! On a charger as white as the snow Col. Thing-a-mee gave him for show-- He will free us (of money) I know. There they are, all three in a row, Brave Johnston, and Jeff., and the Beau.; Will they wade, if the river is low? Or wait till it ceases to flow? --Baltimore American.
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore), chapter 195 (search)
The Ancestry of Gen. Beauregard.--When Col. Fremont became a kind of great man and was a candidate to the Presidency of the United States, the Canadians were loud in claiming the adventurous Pathfinder of the Rocky mountains as a countryman of t
nce with a brother of his, a savage, settled near the thriving little city of St. Hyacinthe.
Now that the name of Gen. Beauregard begins to be famous, he could not escape being dubbed a Canadian by our friends on the other side of the lakes.
Pierre G. Toutan.
In the mean time, he bought, in the vicinity of New Orleans, an estate to which he gave the name of Beauregard, (fine sight.) When the son got his commission of officer in the army, he half dropped his modest name of Toutan, to adopt the more aristocratic one of Beauregard, and henceforth signed Pierre Toutan de Beauregard.
Thus, we may see one day, two generals of alleged French Canadian extraction-Jean Charles Fremont and Pierre Toutan de Beauregard-at the head of powerf