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Observations and Reflections on the war — conduct of the war. Extracts from an article written for De Bow's Review, by Geo. Fitzhugh: Our people are strangely and criminally inconsistent in their treatment of the officers of our army and of the Executive head, that in great measure controls and directs those officers. We boast of the skill, courage, and superior ability and efficiency of our officers over those of the North. The North admits and deplores the fact, and all Europe reechoes the opinion. We point to Little Bethel, Bull Run, Springfield, and a hundred lesser battles or skirmishes, to show that this universal estimate of the superiority of our officers and our army is abundantly sustained by facts. We compare the Confederate Administration with that of the Union, and insist that the former is distinguished for good breeding, modesty, circumspection, foresight, and calm, quiet, determined courage; and that the latter is notorious for its vulgarity. its b