dyes his reeking sword, and strews the ground With headless ranks.
What can they do?
Or how Withstand his wide destroying sword?
And now, in conclusion, I challenge those who have brought on this discussion to make up the issue tangibly as one purely of historical and military import and concern—that is, divested of all family vanities and personal ambitions, for submission, in effect, to the judicial decision of a few such men as Judge Campbell, Secretary Lamar, Senators Vance, Pugh, Colquitt and Eustis, Governor Haygood, General E. P. Alexander, or many score of such other gentlemen of the South whom I could name as capable of deciding according to the clear documentary evidence.
But let the issue be made so broad as to embrace several subjects which have not been touched upon in my papers.
For example to begin with, Was the military situation on the part of the Confederates in the department under the command of General A. S. Johnston such as to make the loss of Fort Donelso
Cleburne, Gen. P. R., 309, 365; Daring of, 374.
Clemens, inventor of the telegraph, Dr., 428.
Clements, Lt., 404.
Cleveland, Capt. J. S., 381.
Clyburne, Major T. F., 21.
Cobb's Mill, Battle of, 312.
Cochran, Lt., J. Henry, 65, 68.
Cockburn, Admiral, 434.
Cold Harbor, Battle of, 19, 21, 54, 258, 377.
Coleman, Capt. W. P., 22.
Coles' Island 120, 126, 131.
Coles' Plan of Monitor, Capt., 219.
Collart, Col., 299.
Colleges and schools in S. C., 3.
Colquitt, Gen., 132, 156, 298, 349.
Columbia, S. C., 30.
Columbus, Ky., 81.
Cone, Capt., 141.
Confederate Army 1861-1861, numbers of 256; contrasted with Federal, 257; cause, 410; constitution and government, 294; currency, 177; generals, ability of, 252; humanity, 232; navy, 439; soldier, armaments of, 129; grim humor of, 48; rations of green corn to, 257; truce flag, trading of, 52; sufferings of, 416; valor of, 342.
Confederates, post-bellum mortality among, 270.
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