aceably if permitted, but forciblely if they must.
He further says:
The war was then and there inaugurated and begun by the authorities at Washington. General Beauregard did not open fire upon Fort Sumter until this fleet was to his knowledge, very near the Harbor of Charleston, and until he had enquired of Major Anderson, and of the Fort, whether he would engage to take no part in the expected blow, then coming down upon him from the approaching fleet?
Governor Pickens and General Beauregard had been notified from Washington of the approach of this fleet, and the objects for which it was sent, but this notice did not reach them (owing to the treof every American citizen), until the fleet had neared its destination.
But Anderson refused to make any promise, and when he did this, it became necessary for Beauregard to reduce the fort as he did. Otherwise his command would have been exposed to two fires—one in front and the other in the rear.
Seward's treachery and dupli
attox Courthonse, Wants of the army at, 39; Last charge at, 41, 259; Last man killed at, 252.
April 9th, 1865, lines by Percy Greg, 376.
Arizona organized by the C. S. Government in 1862, 222.
Armistead Brigade transferred, 8
Army of Northern Virginia unparalleled, 113.
Artis Avis or Bird of Art, 304.
Attucks, Crispus, 157.
Barn-burners, Sheridan's, 98.
Bartlett, General William F., 47, 207.
Barton Jr., Lieut David R., 69.
Beale, General R. L. T., 253.
Beauregard, General P. G. T., 287; at Drewry's Bluff and Petersburg, 318.
Behan, Mrs. W. J 380.
Benton, Thomas A., Views of, 163.
Bermuda Hundred, 330. Bernard, George S., 204.
Bingen on the Rhine, 350.
Birthday of Lee, poem 238.
Blackford. Lieutenant L. M., 70.
Blakemore, The Bravest, 49
Bledsoe, Albert Taylor, 157.
Bouldin, Captain E. E., 71, 77, 250.
Bowie, Lieut., Walter, how he died, 135.
Boyd, Belle, 296.
Boyd, Lieutenant, E. Holmes, 69
Branch, Major, Thomas, 26.