the river approaches
Beauregard bottles Butler
Grant sits down before Petersburg
Swapping with boot
feeling of the southern people
the lines in Georgia
different methods of Sherman and Grant
public confidence in Johnston
Hood relieves him
how received by the people
the army divweak by their presence and their courage.
But not alone the fierce sounds immediately around them claimed the attention of the people of the Capital.
From North Georgia came the hoarse echo of renewed strife; and they felt, in sober truth, more immediate anxiety for the result there than at their own doors.
Inured to danger s great ability, than their reception of this news.
They had watched his long retreat almost without a fight; had seen the enemy penetrate almost to the heart of Georgia, occupying rich tracts of our most pro-, ductive land, just ready for the harvest; and finally had heard him thundering at the very gates of Atlanta — to enter wh