condensed from the North American review for May, 1886.
see also articles in Vol.
I., pp. 40-83, on the operations in Charleston harbor in 1861.--editors. by G. T. Beauregard, General, C. S. A.
On the Union picket line — relieving pickets.
A Telegram from General Cooper, dated Richmond, September 10th, 1862, reached me on that day in Mobile,
It was to Bladon Springs, 75 miles north of Mobile, that, on the 17th of June, 1862, General Beauregard had gone from Tupelo for his health, on a certificate of his physicians, leaving General Bragg in temporary command of the Western Department and of the army which had been withdrawn from Corinth before Halleck.
Beauregard having reported this action to the War Department, Bragg's assignment was made permanent by Mr. Davis on the 20th of June.
On the 25th of August General Beauregard officially reported for duty in the field.--editors. and contained the information that, by special orders issued August 29th, I