e and respect by the troops, but without any manifestations of enthusiasm.
Even before the news of Lee's surrender reached Texas there had been signs of discontent apparent among some of the soldiers who were scattered in regimental and brigade camps principally throughout the southern and what was then the western part of the State—the section of greatest abundance of food supplies.
While none openly admitted that the fall of the Confederacy was a possibility, many read in the march of Sheridan through the Valley of Virginia, of Sherman through Georgia, and in Lee's reverses the presage of coming disaster.
In some regiments acts of open insubordination had been committed during the early spring.
In one instance quite a number of cavalry took a furlough without leave, not deserting, but openly leaving with the avowed intention of visiting their families more than a hundred miles away, and of returning when it should suit their pleasure.
They reached their homes, but were not p
f monument to, laid with Masonic services, 364; his remarkable career, 367; beauty of is character, 370; his gentleness and fidelity to principle, 371; his tenderness, 372; his public service 373; his capacity for government, 375: demeanor in prison, 377.
De Lagnel, Colonel J. A., 233.
Donelson, Fall of Fort, 317.
Donohoe, John C., 138
Duel of Clingman and W. L. Yancey, 304.
Duke, Colonel Basil, 194.
Early, General Jubal A.; an unrepentant rebel, 176; disparity between his and Sheridan's forces, 179.
Ellyson, Hon., J. Taylor, 365.
Essex Sharpshooters at Chancellorsville, 206.
Fayetteville Arsenal; its history, and that of the 6th N. C. Battalion, Armory Guards, with roster, 231.
Flag, History and description of the Confederate, 117.
Flournoy, Colonel T. S., 133.
Ford, Captain N. P., 284.
Forrest. Dispatch of General N. B., to General L. Polk, 92.
Forts; Curtis, 197.
Donelson, 197, 317.
Fisher, 276, Henry, 198. Morris' Island, 228.
Sumter, 14, 228.