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have taken so much trouble to erect, when it would be the easiest thing in the world to waive this advantage in favor of the chivalrous adversary, who, it seems, is eager for the fray, but has no stomach for a fight in which the storming of redoubts is to be a part. Why should there be any false delicacy on this score? What adds to its strangeness is the recollection that our Southern contemporaries, soon after the battle of Bull Run, left it to be understood that the only reason why Gen. Beauregard did not instantly proceed to the capture of Washington was the inadequacy of his means of transportation and the paucity of his force — deficiencies which, it was said, would soon be supplied, and then "Forward to Washington" would be the watchword. Nothing was said at that time about any obstructions, such as forts, breastworks, or redoubts, with all and singular their appurtenances, in the shape of parapets, scarp walls, ditches, counter-scarps, covered ways, and glacis. Nor was it
agreeably surprised by a visit from President Davis. He was escorted through the town, to Gen. Beauregard's headquarters, by a troop of cavalry, and was greeted by a number of people, who were amazin citizen's clothes, rode Brig. Gen. Smith. Immediately following were Generals Johnston and Beauregard, and after them came Col. John S. Preston, Col. Thomas Preston, Col. Davis, Col. Randal, Prince Polignac, Capt. Ferguson, of Gen. Beauregard's staff, Capt. Peyton, Lt. Lane, son of Jo. Lane, of Oregon, Lt. Twiggs, and "Your Own. " Following was the Adam's Troop, dressed in a neat grey uniformat you may return home with a good account of yourselves." Three cheers were then given for Gen. Beauregard and three for Gen. Johnston. In the evening the President returned to Gen. Johnston's headquarters to dinner, and later passed through the streets to Gen. Beauregard's. During the day he has examined carefully the country for several miles around, and has a thorough understanding, pro
Grand review of the army by the President. Fairfax C. H. Oct. 3. --President Davis, is accompanied by Generals Johnston, Beauregard, and Smith, and their Aids, had a grand review of the troops this morning. General Walker, Longstreet, Cocke, and Jones were out with their brigades; also, Major Walton's battalion of Washington Artillery. The day was beautiful, and the troops were in high spirits. It was a magnificent affair, and occupied three hours and a half. The President left for Manassas at 5 o'clock this evening, en route for Richmond. The Yankees have made no further advance. The Federal flag can be seen on Taylor's hill. A column of smoke is still rising from the neighborhood of Falls Church. Bohemian