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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 1. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Report of Colonel D. T. Chandler, (search)
d for the thousands of prisoners which were captured by these emaciated skeletons? And what shall we say of General Grant and his splendid army of two hundred thousand hale, hearty, well equipped men, who, in the campaign of 1864, were beaten on every field by forty thousand of these emaciated and reduced creatures, until, after losing over a third of their men, they were compelled to skulk behind their fortifications at Petersburg, and absolutely refused the open field and fair fight, which Lee and his ragamuffins offered them at every point from the Wilderness to Petersburg? But, of course, the whole thing is absurd. Our men were on half rations, and in rags, it is true; but a healthier, hardier set of fellows never marched or fought, and they died in Northern prisons (as we shall hereafter show) because of inexcusably harsh treatment. These official figures of Mr. Stanton and Surgeon-General Barnes tell the whole story, and nail to the counter the base slander against the C
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 1. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Book notices. (search)
es Barron Hope, Esq. Mr. Walker has done his work admirably. He has called to his aid the pens of some of our most distinguished men, and has made a record of self-denying heroism and high military skill which reflects the highest credit upon the Institute, and should find a place in every home in the South, that our youth may study the characters and imitate the virtues of these noble men who freely yielded up their lives at the call of native land. The Confederate currency. By William Lee, M. D., of Washington, D. C. The author has kindly sent us a copy of this pamphlet, together with plates illustrating the various issues of Confederate notes. It is a publication of rare interest and value, and we are not supprised to learn that a new edition has been called for. Our living and our dead. The editor and proprietor, Colonel S. D. Pool, has donated to our library three beautifully bound volumes of this magazine, which he has been publishing in Raleigh, North Ca