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its, his unbounded authority and his dictatorial character. With the decease of Davis, Alexander H. Stephens — a superior debater and politician, although a jaundiced, dried up and very feeble little man, of about ninety pounds in weight — succeeds to the office of Provisional President of the rebel States. For the paramount duties of this office — those of dictator of the rebel armies — Stephens, we apprehend, is no better qualified than is Horace Greeley to stand in the shoes of General Scott. Stephens is an able lawyer, an able stump speaker, a skillful, intriguing politician, and withal, a man of strikingly conservative antecedents, opposing to the last gasp the secession of Georgia. But this is not the man to hold the helm of this Southern rebellion. He is not the man to hold in check the rival political factions and the rival ambitious military chiefs starting up in the rebel States. To be sure, the provisional term of Davis and Stephens expires in February, when a r
Notes of the war. The Enquirer publishes the following 11st of Virginia Officer in Lincoln's Army: 1. Brevet Lieutenant General Winfield Scott. 2. Colonel P. St. George Cooke, Second Cavalry. 3. Lieutenant-Colonel Washington Sea well, Eighth Infantry. 4. Lieutenant-Colonel Edward J. Steptor, Ninth Infantry. 5. Lieutenant-Colonel James D. Graham, Engineers. 6. Major Campbell Graham, Engineers. 7. Major Lawrence P. Graham, Second Dragoons. 8. Major George H. Thomastiny with his native land for weal or woe. Possibly he may yet do so. The friends of Col. Steptoe have asserted with confidence that he, too, would be true to his State and to his name, and we are still unwilling to place his name on the list of Scott traitors. Before the commencement of our present troubles, in consequence of ill health, he obtained a furlough with a view to a somewhat protracted absence from the country. He returned from Europe, however, some weeks since, and was in Montre