aid of the cause of the overthrow of the Confederate States in their great contest for independence.uld have been much richer than that of the United States.
By applying the first money obtained in hern borders of the Confederacy before the United States had brought a fourth of the number into therate money was not much below that of the United States in value, our troops were paid with some rch the reputation of any public man of the United States ever suffered — the accusation against Johell known by the principal officers of the United States Ordnance Bureau, and recorded in that Burerehended, by the people of any part of the United States.
The seceding States, in general, madeossession of, the military property of the United States within its limits.
They obtained, in that began the war.
To recapitulate: the Confederate States began the war with one hundred and twenty adopted weapons, rifled muskets; and the United States with about four hundred and fifty thousand