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Xvi. July, 1862 Terrific fighting. anxiety to visit the battle-field. Lee prepares for other battles. hope for the Union extinct. Gen. Lee brings forward conscripts. Gen. Cobb appointed to arrange exchange of prisoners. Mr. Ould as agent. Pope, the braggart, comes upon the stage. meets a braggart's fate. the war transferred to Northern Virginia. July 1 To-day Gen. Magruder led his division into action at Malvern Hill, it is said, contrary to the judgment of other comm
of Jackson's brilliant battles in the Valley.
But history will do him justice.
[My chronicles are designed to assist history, and to supply the smaller incidents and details which the grand historian would be likely to omit.] July 1 Ith.-Gen. Howell Cobb has been sent down the river under flag of truce to negotiate a cartel with Gen. I)ix for the exchange of prisoners.
It was decided that the exchange should be conducted on the basis agreed to between the United States and the British Gover
Xxxiv. January, 1864 Hospitalities of the city to Gen. Morgan. call for a Dictator. letter from Gen. Lee. letters from Gov. Vance. accusation against Gen. Winder. treatment of Confederate prisoners (from the Chicago times). change of Federal policy. efforts to remove Col. Northrop. breach between the President and Congress. destitution of our prisoners. appeal of Gen. Lee to the army. New Conscription act. letter from Gen. Cobb. January 1 A bright windy day, and not cold. The President has a reception to-day, and the City Councils have voted the hospitalities of the city to Brig.-Gen. J. H. Morgan, whose arrival is expected. If he comes, he will be the hero, and will have a larger crowd of admirers around him than the President. The Councils have also voted a sword to ex-Gov. Letcher, whose term of service ended yesterday. Gov. Wm. Smith-nicknamed Extra-Billy — is to be inaugurated to-day. Flour is now held at $150 per barrel. Capt. Warner has ju