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Rebel accounts. General Polk's address. General orders, no. 22.headquarters, Demopolis, Ala., Feb. 26, 1861. The Lieutenant-General Commanding offers his congratulations to the army on the successful termination of the campaign just closed. The cheerfulness with which the troops have borne the fatigues and inconveniences of the march, and their ready acquiescence in the orders directing their movements, have entitled them to the highest commendation. To the firmness and good conduct of the men, and the skill and judgment of their officers in checking the enemy's march, the Commanding General is indebted for securing the public stores and depriving the enemy of the use of the railroads and other facilities for foraging and subsistence. The concentration of our cavalry on his column of cavalry from West-Tennessee formed the turning-point of the campaign. That concentration broke down the only means of subsisting his infantry. His column was defeated and route