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. Lee made a very unpopular and just remark: that the volunteer spirit of the country should be in a measure checked and moderated, and that he threw cold water on a rabble who hurrahed him at a railroad station, by telling them they had better go home. Gen. Lee's first task was to organize and equip the military forces that were from every direction flowing in upon his charge. The military council at the State House, Richmond, consisting of Governor Letcher, Lieut.-Gov. Montague, Lieut. M. F. Maury, of the Navy, Gen. Lee and others, was in almost constant session. The raw material promptly brought forward was to be effected for speedy service. The quartermaster and commissary departments were to be organized, to enable the immediate concentration of troops upon the borders of the State, wherever the movements of the enemy might demand the presence of troops. In fact, Gen. Lee had now all the duties of a minister of war to discharge, in addition to those more immediate of gener
f this failure to execute his orders, Gen. Van Dorn says, in his official report: A staff officer was sent to Hebert to inquire the cause. That officer could not be found. Another messenger was sent, and a third; and about seven o'clock Gen. Hebert came to my headquarters, and reported sick. Gen. Price then put Brig.-Gen. Green in command of the left wing; and it was eight o'clock before the proper dispositions for the attack at this point were made. In the mean time, the centre, held by Maury's division, became engaged with the enemy's sharpshooters, and the battle was brought on, and extended along the whole centre and left wing. One brigade after another went gallantly into the action, and, pushing forward through direct and cross-fire, over every obstacle, reached Corinth, and planted their colours on the last stronghold of the enemy. A hand to hand contest was being enacted in the very yard of Gen. Rosecrans' headquarters, and in the streets of the town. The enemy was follo
nts of his force. the works and garrison of Mobile. siege of Spanish Fort. Gen. Maury orders its evacuation. capture of Fort Blakely. evacuation of Mobile. how d from their camp on and near Fish River, against the positions occupied by Gen Maury at Spanish Fort and Blakely. The same day, a corps of infantry, with a stronry. The whole artillery and infantry effective force holding Mobile, under Gen. Maury's command, numbered less than eight thousand. His cavalry numbered less thanlose, every gun of the Confederates was easily silenced. On the 8th April, Gen. Maury, after conference with Gen. Gibson, decided that the defence had been protracd in overwhelming the little garrison, and capturing it with the position. Gen. Maury found his force now reduced to less than five thousand effective infantry andthe city. In the morning of the 12th April, the evacuation was completed. Gen. Maury, with his staff, and the rear-guard of three hundred Louisianians, under Col.