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authorities in California.-Declares for the Southern Confederacy, and "annexes" Arizona.-In command of the Western armies.-Picture of a hero. —Proclamation on the occupation of Kentucky.-Foolish exaltation of Southern hopes.-True situation of Gen. Johnston.-His noble silence in the face of clamour.-Letter on the fall of Fort Donelson.-A glance at the Western map of the war.-The Confederate line broken and the campaign transferred to the southern bank of the Tennessee river.-Battle of Shiloh. -Gen. Johnston riding on to victory.-His death-wound.-Lamentations in the South.-Tributes to his memory.-A classic inscription,
GEN. BRAXTON BRAGG.
Equivocal reputation of Gen. Bragg in the war.-His services in Mexico.Offers his sword to Louisiana.-His command at Pensacola.-Gallant participation in the battle of Shiloh.--His reflections upon Gen. Beauregard. -In command of the Western forces.-His Kentucky campaign, as correspondent to the Virginia campaign of 1862.-Battle of Perrysville.-Gen. Bragg's retreat through Cumberland Gap.-Criticisms and recriminations touching the campaign,
Battle of Murfreesboro.-Interval of repose.-Retreat to Chattanooga.-Gen. Bragg refuses to fight at the instance of the War Department.-Reinforced from the Army of Northern Virginia.-Battle of Chickamauga.-A_commentary in the Richmond Whig.-Violent quarrel between Gens. Bragg and Longstreet.-The disaster of Missionary Ridge.-Gen. Bragg relieved from command and appointed "military adviser" of President Davis.Explanations in a Richmond journal.-Gen. Bragg's last service in the field. -Fall of Wilmington.-Gen. Bragg's military career criticised.-His ardent Southern patriotism, 295
MAJ.-GEN. STERLING PRICE.
Anomaly of the Missouri Campaign.-Early life of Sterling Price.-Governor of Missouri.-His Politics.-Formation of "The Missouri State Guard."Personal appearance of the Commander.-His correspondence with Gen. Harney.-Affair at Booneville.-Gen. Price reinforced by Gens. McCulloch and Pearce.Battle of Oak Hill or Wilson's Creek.-Gen. Price's movement upon Lexington.-His success.-Designs against St. Louis.-Why they were abandoned.-Retreat of the Patriot Army of Missouri.-The State joins the Southern Confederacy.-Gen. Price's Proclamation at Neosho, 309
Gen. Price at the head of ten thousand men.-McCulloch refuses to coöperate. -Admirable retreat of Price's army to Boston Mountains.-Hardihood of his troops. A message from Gen. Halleck.—Gen. Van Dorn appointed Confederate Commander of the Trans-Mississippi.-Battle of Elk Horn.-Its importance.-Heroism of Gen. Price on the field.-The Missouri troops cross the Mississippi River.-Gen. Price's eloquent address to "the State Guard," 321