- General Beauregard is at Tupelo on the 7th of June. -- the main body of his army arrives on the 9th. -- telegrams sent by him to various points. -- his communication to General Cooper. -- he places Colonel Forrest in command of the cavalry regiments in middle Tennessee. -- General Beauregard's ill-health. -- he is urged by his physicians to take a short rest. -- he finally consents. -- order sent to General Bragg from Richmond. -- General Beauregard's despatch to General Cooper, June 14th. -- his letter to the war Department, June 15th. -- General Beauregard gives temporary command of his Department to General Bragg, and leaves Tupelo on the 17th. -- General Bragg notifies the government of the fact. -- President Davis removes General Beauregard, and gives permanent command of his army and Department to General Bragg. -- comments on President Davis. -- General Bragg's despatch to General Beauregard. -- his reply. -- Mr. Randolph's telegram. -- General Beauregard's letter to General Cooper. -- Misstatements contained in President Davis's book. -- public sympathy with General Beauregard. -- General Bragg's letter to Mr. Forsyth. -- his letter to General Beauregard. -- answer to the same. -- General Beauregard's plan of operations in Tennessee and Kentucky. -- interview of the Hon. Thomas J. Semmes and Edward Sparrow with President Davis, September 13th. -- petition of Senators and Representatives for General Beauregard's restoration to his command. -- President Davis's refusal. -- notes of the interview, by Mr. Semmes. -- comments upon President Davis in connection with these events. -- successful result of military operations from Bowling Green to the retreat to Tupelo.
General Beauregard arrived at Tupelo on the 7th of June. The main body of the army reached there on the 9th. The position had been previously reconnoitred, and no difficulty was encountered in the selection of the grounds whereon the different corps were to be encamped. Many orders and telegrams, forwarded and received from different parts, far and near, show the watchful supervision exercised by General Beauregard to complete the movement he had thus far successfully accomplished. Although paying little heed to the rumors circulated by his foiled adversary, still he used all necessary precaution to meet any advance that might be attempted against him the hoped that, once concentrated and reorganized in his new position, the enemy would