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The Confederate Generals — a Correction.

In the list of Confederate Generals recently published in this paper and copied from the Charleston Courier, there were some errors, two of which have been brought to our notice.

Brigadier General Wm. H. C. Whiting is reported in the list to be a native of Massachusetts. Gen. Whiting was born in Mississippi at the opposite extreme of the old Union from puritanical Massachusetts While good men have been, beyond question, born in that leading New England State, we cannot find fault with Gen. W. for not coveting that honor for himself!

By some strange oversight of the compiler of the list, Gen. Beauregard is left out of the list of West Point graduates. This noble officer, who enjoys so much of the confidence of the South, graduated in that institution with honor and entered the army as Lieutenant of Engineers in 1838.

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