ng through extensive camps just vacated, soon reached Corinth and found half of it in flames.
Beauregard and Bragg had left the afternoon before, and the rearguard had passed out of the town before d.
Nothing surprised me more than the character of the rebel works.
From the length of time Beauregard's army had been occupying the place, with a view to its defence, and from the importance the rhension.
Here is a place commanding several important railroads; a place the seizure of which Beauregard confessed in his celebrated despatch to Davis, would open to us the Valley of the Mississippi;ll had their headquarters in houses — generally occupying the finest residences in the place.
Beauregard's was on the east of the Purdy road, and at the outskirts of the place.
The rebel chieftain wtwenty-seventh, an intelligent deserter came into camp, and on being questioned stated that Gen. Beauregard had been at Holly Springs, Miss., for several days, recruiting his health, as he alleged, b