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re them the Confederate armies in Missouri, Kentucky, and Tennessee.
The capture of 15,000 men, together with the strong position on the Cumberland river, is the greatest advantage that they have yet gained in the war. Having now the victory at Donelson to point to as a set off to the great disaster at Manassas, it is a pity, we think, that they do not make use of the first auspicious occasion for concluding terms with the so called rebels.
They have it now in their power to retire from a despe, that it had held its hand when the cards seemed all in its favor.
If a great man struggling with adversity is a spectacle for the gods, Mr. President Davis, delivering his inaugural address, almost on the morrow of the signal disaster of Donelson, may, perhaps, claim something of our sympathy.
In this speech there is no sign of hesitation, no recreant craving for terms with a triumphant enemy.
It is such an address as Washington himself might have penned — strong in the belief of the u