we had so fiercely grappled at Shiloh, reorganized, reenforced, and commanded in chief by General Beauregard in place of Johnston, who had fallen at Shiloh.
But we were also reinforced by Buell's ansome rather foolish clamor for the first honors, but in fact there was no honor in the event.
Beauregard had made a clean retreat to the south, and was only seriously pursued by cavalry from General nd Junction, to take up the repairs from there toward Memphis.
The evacuation of Corinth by Beauregard, and the movements of General McClernand's force toward Memphis, had necessitated the evacuatieatly reenforced, and the most despotic power was granted to enforce discipline and supplies.
Beauregard was replaced by Bragg, a man of more ability — of greater powers of organization, of action, aebels displayed peculiar energy and military skill.
General Bragg had reorganized the army of Beauregard at Tupelo, carried it rapidly and skillfully toward Chattanooga, whence he boldly assumed the