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Doc. 134.--the attack on Washington. On the 12th of April last the honorable Mr. Walker, Secretary of War of the Confederate States, held the following language at Montgomery, Alabama: No man, he said, could tell where the war this day commenced would end, but he would prophesy that the flag which now flaunts the bree
xtent of Southern resources, and it might float eventually over Faneuil Hall itself.
Such being the publicly avowed belief of the Secretary of War of the Confederate States, we quote in illustration of similar threats, the following excerpts taken from leading Southern journals, merely premising that we could greatly add to the the South.
What fool could have put in circulation such a report!
From the Milledgeville (Ga.) Southern Recorder, of April 30.
The government of the Confederate States must possess the city of Washington. It is folly to think it can be used any longer as the headquarters of the Lincoln Government, as no access can be had t