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Chapter 34: the beginning of the end. Gradual Weakening of the South the wearing-out process Sequelae of Vicksburg and Gettysburg Congress vs. President Mr. Foote and his following drain of men and material home guards the speculator squad dire straits in camp and home carpet blankets raids and their results breaki him. With the stolid obstinacy of stupidity it now refused to see any good in any measure, or in any man, approved by the Executive. Under the leadership of Mr. Foote--who wasted the precious time of Congress in windy personal diatribes against Mr. Davis and his pets --nothing was done to combine and strengthen the rapidly sun the currency-alike determined to work on as steadily, if not so cheerily, as before. And still Congress wrangled on with Government and within itself; still Mr. Foote blew clouds of vituperative gas at President and Cabinet; still Mr. Davis retained, in council and field, the men he had chosen. And daily he grew more unpopula