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Chapter 19: days of depression. Reverses on all lines Zollicoffer's death Mr. Benjamin, Secretary of war transportation dangers the Tennessee river forts Forrest, and Morgan gloom follows Nashville's fall Government blamed by people the permanent Government Mr. Davis' typical inaugural its effect and its Sequence Cabinet changes. The proverb that misfortunes never come singly soon became a painful verity in the South; and a terrible reaction began to still the high-beating
The result being known, it: naturally followed that this city-undefended by works of any description and with an army inadequate to its protection-had to be abandoned.
The retreat was at once commenced; and it was on that: gloomy march that Forrest first made the name that now stands with so few rivals among the cavalry leaders of the world.
Commanding a regiment of cavalry from his own section, he seemed as ubiquitous as untiring.
Keeping a constant front to the enemy-now here, now ther