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The Daily Dispatch: April 12, 1861., [Electronic resource], Egmont keg light-house struck by Lightning. (search)
Tarlton's campaigns. We had occasion to state some time ago, that our enterprising fellow-citizen Adolphus Morris, Esq., was about to publish a new edition of Lee's Memoirs of the Southern war,be glad to see re-published here, under the supervision of some competent person.--We allude to Tarlton's campaigns. They are not written with the vigor and freshness of Lee's Memoirs, but they are We have been assured by those who lived near to the times, that for many years after the war, Tarlton was a name of terror in all the households of Virginia. Nurses frightened cross children with ictory, while his enemy suffered from victory all the evils of defeat. This is the sum of what Tarlton says about Greene's conduct in accepting the battle of Guilford. He is not so fair in describing the affair of the Cowpens, where he was himself defeated. Without attributing to Tarlton an impartiality which is hardly natural, it is easy to account for the fairness with which he related