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The defence of Mobile in 1865. By General Dabney H. Maury. [We deem it a valuable service to the cause of historic truth to be able to present from time to time careful reviews of books about the war. And our readers will consider us fortunate in having secured the following review of General Andrews' book from the pen of the able soldier who made the gallant defence of Mobile against such overwhelming odds.] History of the campaign of Mobile. by brevet Major-General C. C. Andrews. D. Van Nostrand, publisher, &c. This is an octavo volume of more than 250 pages, prepared in 1865-6, and entirely devoted to the campaign of Mobile. The author manifests extreme pride in the success accomplished by the Federal army, in which he held high command. He has avowedly endeavored to set forth fairly the facts of the history he has undertaken to record, but has shown how difficult was the task when the passions of the recent strife were so fresh. The first and second chapters are
The defence of Mobile in 1865. By General Dabney H. Maury. [We deem it a valuable service to the cause of historic truth to be able to present from time to time careful reviews of books about the war. And our readers will consider us fortunate
battle which has yet been fought to uphold the rights of the States against the encroachments of the Federal power. Dabney H. Maury, Major-General late Confederate Army.
New Orleans, Louisiana, December 25, 1871. To Hon. Jefferson Davis, Lat at those troops behaved to the last with so much courage and dignity.
With highest respect, I remain truly yours, Dabney H. Maury, Major-General late Confederate Army, Prisoner of War on Parole.
During the siege of Spanish Fo , and without despair of the future, let us to-morrow, with the dignity of the veterans who are the last to surrender, perform the sad duty which has been assigned to us.
Your friend and comrade, Dabney H. Maury, Major-General Confederate Army.