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icate it to the Lincoln Government.
It will be seen, then, that it becomes necessary to act with the greatest caution, to withhold for a time all important movements, and to keep the secrets of the campaign from all, except the commanding Generals.
If the people have confidence in their Generals, they will be perfectly willing to submit to anything that the good of the country requires — and who is there that does not have confidence in such men as Johnston, Beauregard, Smith, Longstreet, Van Dorn, Stuart, and their confreres?
Some time ago, while speaking of the occupation of Munson's hill, I remarked that it, together with the neighboring eminences, could be made, by the erection of field fortifications, a good line for defensive operations, and that counter works could be made opposite those of the enemy that would be valuable to check his advance.
The whole chain of hills from Lewinsville to Springfield would make an admirable base for defensive operations, but would be of