rfare of all nations and became the terror of the seas, was fashioned out of old hulks or picked up in foreign places; see how a world in arms was held at bay by a people and a soldiery whom he held together with an iron will and hurled like a flaming thunderbolt at their foes.
The Cabinet of Jefferson Davis.
In his Cabinet he gathered the foremost civilians of the land— Toombs, Hunter, Benjamin, Bragg, Watts, Davis, Memminger, Trenholm, Walker, Randolph, Seddon, Breckenridge, Mallory, Reagan.
Good men and true were these, regardful of every duty.
His Generals and his armies.
To the leadership of his soldiers whom did he delegate?
If some Messioner could throw upon the canvas Jefferson Davis in the midst of those chiefs whom he created, what grander knighthood could history assemble?
Robert E. Lee, Albert Sidney Johnston, Joseph E. Johnston, G. T. Beauregard, Samuel Cooper, and Braxton Bragg were generals of the full rank.
Stonewall Jackson, Forrest, Polk, Hardee, E
, Drs. S. A. Goodwin, J. S. D. Cullen, J. B. McCaw, George Ross, C. W. P. Brock; Privates John Gill, W. J. Binford, Phil. Sutton, Thomas S. Walker, Joseph Parkinson, R. F. Vaughan, H. Clay Chamblin, John Gilliam, J. A. Lipscomb; U. S. Senator John H. Reagan, Hon. Charles T. O'Ferrall, Gen. D. A. Weisiger, Capt. C. F. M. Spotswood, C. S. Navy, Capt. R. B. Pegram, Gen. L. S. Baker, Hon. John Goode, Gen. H. H. Walker, Captains John Taylor Wood, John M. Booker, W. H. Murdaugh, and J. W. Pegram, Lt.-s D. Hoge, Speaker Cardwell, Mayor J. Taylor Ellyson, General W. B. Taliaferro of Virginia, Captain R. E. Lee, ex-Governor John Lee Carroll, of Maryland, Senator Randall Lee Gibson of Louisiana, General Wade Hampton, General James Longstreet, Senator Reagan of Texas, General W. H. Payne, Governor Gordon of Georgia, Governor Fowle of North Carolina, Governor Fleming of West Virginia, Governor Richardson of South Carolina, Governor Fleming of Florida, Senator Pasco of Florida, Senator Berry of Ark
4; Seige of, 331; Soldiers' Monument at, Unveiling of etc., 388.
Pickett's Division at the Dedication of the Lee Monument, 280.
Population of the United States-relative increase of the white and black races, 25.
Porcher, A. B., M. D., F. Peyre, 12.
Porter, Admiral D. D., 349.
Prisoner's Guard Reversed, The, 172.
Prisoners of War, Humanity of the Confederate Government to, 119, 378.
Race Problems, The, 21.
Rains, General, Geo. W., 72.
Randolph, Bishop A. M., 352.
Reagan, Hon. J. H., 349.
Revolution, The High Spirit of the, 6.
Rhett, Colonel, Alfred, Death of, 61.
Richmond College, Students of, 286.
Richmond, Evacuation of, 331; importance of, in the War, 238.
Savannah, Ga., The Siege and Evacuation of, December, 1864, by Colonel C. C. Jones, Jr., Ll.D., 60
Schofield, General J. M., 348.
Scotch-Irish, The, 5.
Scott's, General W., Estimate of Lee, 319.
Secession, Massachusetts the Mother of, 91; Right of 145; Opposition of