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Mr. Russell, the distinguished correspondent of the London Times, in his letter to that journal, written from Charleston, S. C., April 21st, thus describes his introduction to Gen. Beauregard: ‘ "In another moment we were ushered into a smaller room, and were presented to the General, who was also seated at his desk.--Any one accustomed to soldiers can readily detect the 'real article' from the counterfeit; and when General Beauregard stood up to welcome us, it was patent he was a man capable of greater things than taking Sumter.--He is a square-built, lean man, of about forty years of age, with broad shoulders and legs ‘"made to fit"’ a horse, of middle height, and his head is covered with thick hair, cropped close, and showing the bumps, which are reflective and combative, with a true Gallic air at the back of the skull; the forehead, broad and well developed, projects somewhat over the keen, eager dark eyes; the face is very thin, with very high cheek-bones a well-shaped nose, slightly aquiline, and a large, rigid, sharply-cut mouth, set above a full fighting chin. In the event of any important operations taking place, the name of this officer will, I feel assured, be heard often enough to be my excuse for this little sketch of his outward man." ’
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