al man, not to make a figure of the fancy; to present an accurate likeness of General Beauregard as he appeared to us of Virginia in those first months of the war, not to drape the individual in historic robes, making him an actor or a myth.
He wood the Texan; Beauregard is the marshal of Napoleon-or at least he looked thus in those early days when the soldiers of Virginia, gathering at Manassas, closely scanned the form and features of their new commander.
From Virginia the great captaiVirginia the great captain went to the West, where, as the world knows, he won new laurels; and to the end he continued to justify his title of The fortunate.
That is only, however, another name for The Able, The Skilful, The Master of events — not by luck, but by brains.
rificing patriot-one of the great props of the mighty edifice then tottering beneath the heavy blows it was receiving in Virginia and the West.
The self-sacrificing patriot.
If any one doubts his claim to that title, it will not be doubted when