are on foot in Alabama, Mississippi, etc., and that Thomas's army is rapidly advancing upon Virginia from East Tennessee, while no general has yet been designated to command our troops.
The papers say nothing of the flank movement commenced yesterday by Grant.
This reticence cannot be for the purpose of keeping the enemy in ignorance of it!
I am convalescent, but too weak to walk to the department today.
The deathly sick man, as the Emperor of Russia used to designate the Sultan of Turkey, is our President.
His mind has never yet comprehended the magnitude of the crisis.
Custis says letters still flow in asking authority to raise negro troops.
In the North the evacuation of Richmond is looked for between the 1st and 25th of April.
They may be fooled.
But if we lose the Danville Road, it will only be a question of time.
Yet there will remain too great a breadth of territory for subjugation — if the people choose to hold out, and soldiers can be made of negroes.