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ir States. Even the Republican Senators treated the occasion with respect; the chamber was pervaded by an air of solemnity; and the galleries were crowded by a vast concourse of spectators, the intelligent of whom recognized in the scene transpiring before their eyes the ceremony of the first serious disintegration of the authority at Washington. The Senators who withdrew on this day were Mr. Jefferson Davis, of Mississippi, Messrs. Fitzpatrick and Clay, of Alabama, and Messrs Yulee and Mallory, of Florida. Most of them made temperate and courteous speeches in announcing the fact and occasion of their resignation. Mr. Davis, although at the time much prostrated by ill health, made a speech of remarkable force and dignity; and turning to different members, declared that he was the type of the general feelings of his constituents toward theirs; that he felt no hostility to them; that he went thence unencumbered by the remembrance of any injury received; but he said, if the North h
d return to Winchester. close of the first year's campaign in Virginia. naval operations in 1861. the enemy's immense advantage in his navy. statistics of the Federal navy. improvidence of the Confederates in coast and River defences. Secretary Mallory. the Confederacy to lose all her sea-ports. two naval expeditions down the Carolina coast. engagement at Hatteras Inlet. an unequal combat. the Port Royal expedition. capture of Port Royal. value of this Federal success. the Trent a In no respect was the improvidence of this Government more forcibly illustrated than in the administration of its naval affairs; or its unfortunate choice of ministers more signally displayed than in the selection as Secretary of the Navy of Mr. Mallory of Florida, a notoriously weak man, who was slow and blundering in his office, and a butt in Congress for his ignorance of the river geography of the country. The consequences of the defenceless and exposed condition of the Confederate sea-
the Confederate Administration. sense of security in New Orleans. strange error of the Richmond authorities. Gen. Lovell's correspondence with the war Department. startling disclosures. naval structures for the defence of New Orleans. Secretary Mallory's statement to the Confederate Congress. testimony of Gov. Moore, of Louisiana. his interposition with the shipbuilders. the ironclads Mississippi and Louisiana. condition of the defences of New Orleans in April, 1862. the river obstru one of them can be got ready before you are attacked, she will disperse and destroy any fleet the enemy can gather in the river, above or below. The naval officers say that Tift's steamer is far superiour to the Virginia. In the report of Mr. Mallory, Secretary of the Navy, made to the Confederate Congress on the 27th of February, 1862, he had made the following statement: There are now being constructed at New Orleans two large and formidable iron-plated steamships, of about fourteen hund