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The New Orleans Disaster.-Its Consequences and Effects. - Public Opinion in
Europe.-Execution of Mumford.—Change in the Fortunes of the Confederacy.-
The Conscription Law.-Governor Brown of Georgia. - Reorganization of the Army.
-Abandonment of Frontier Defences.-Concentration.-First Movements of the
Sommer Campaign in Virginia.-Retreat from Yorktown.-Evacuation of Norfolk.-
Destruction of the “Virginia."--Commodore Tatuall's Report.—The Engagement
of Williamsburg.-The Affair of Barbamsville.—McClellan's Investment of the Lines
of the Chickahominy.-Alarm in Richmond.—The Water Avenue of the James.--
Consternation in the President's House.-President Davis and the Legislature of
Virginia.-Noble Resolutions of the Legislature.—Response of Richmond.—The
But bardment of Drewry's Bluff.-Renewal of Public Confidence. Jackson's Cax-
PAIGN IN THE VALLEY.—The Engagement of McDowell.—The Surprise at Front
Royal.-Banks' Retreat.-Port Republic. --Results.—Sufferings in the Valley of the
Shenandoah.-MEMOIR OF TURNER Ashby..

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Effect of McClollan's Defeat in the North.-Call for more Troops.—Why tie Nerib

was not easily dispirited.- The War as a Money Job.-Note: Gen. Washington

Opinion of New England.-The Yankee Finances.- Exasperation of Hostilities. The

Yankee Idea of a “ Vigorous Prosecution of the War.”Ascendancy of the Radicals.

-War Measures at Waghington. -Anti-Slavery Aspects of the War.-—Brutulity of the

Yankees.—The .nsensibility of Europe.-Yankee Chaplains in Virginia.--Seizures of

Private Property.—Pope's Orders in Virginia.-Steinwehr's Order respecting Host-

ages.—The Character and Services of Gen. John Pope.-The “ Army of Virginia."-

Irruption of the Northern Spoilsmen.—The Yaukee Trade in Counterfeit Confederate

Notes.-Pope's “ Chasing the Rebel Hordes.”—Movement against Pope by “Stone-

wall” Jackson.-BATTLE OF CEDAR MOUNTAIN.-McClellan recalled from the Penin-

sula.—The Third Grand Army of the North.—Jackson's Surprise of the Enemy at

Manassas.- A Rapid and Masterly Movement.-Change of the Situation.-Attack by

the Enemy upon Bristow Station and at Manassas Junction.- Marshalling of the

Hosts.—Longstreet's Passage of Thoroughfare Gap.- The Plans of Gen. Lee.-Spirit

of our Troops.-Their Painful Marches.--Thx SECOND BATTLE OF MANASSAS.-- A ter-

rible Bayonet Charge.---Rout of the Enemy.-A hideous Battle-field.—Gen. Lee and

the Summer Campaign of Virginia.--Jackson's Share in it.-Extent of the Great

Victory of Manassas.-Excitement in Washington.-The Yankee Army falls back

apon Alexandria and Washington.-Review of the Situation.- Rapid Change in our

Military Fortunes.—What the South had accomplished.-Comparison of Material

Strength between North and South.-Humiliating Result to the Warlike Reputation

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Movements in the West.-- The splendid Programme of the Yankees.-Kentucky
the critical Point.-Gen. Kirby Sunith's Advance into Kentucky.—THE BATTLE OF
RLOHMOND.—Re eption of the Confederates in Lexington.-Expectation of an Attack

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Our Lines in the Southwest.—Gen. Breckenridge's Attack on Baton Rouge. - De.

struction of the Ram Arkansas.-Gen. Price's Reverse at luka.—Desperate Fighting.-

THE BATTLE OF CORINTH.—Van Doru's hasty Exultations.—The Massacre of Collego

Hill.-Wild and terrible Courage of the Confederates. -Our Forces beaten Back.-

Our Lines of Retreat secured.—The Military Prospects of the South overshadowed.

-THE DEPARTMENT OF THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI.-Romance of the War in Missouri...

Schofield's Order calling out the Militia.-Atrocities of the Yankee Rule in Missouri.

-Robbery without “Red Tape.”—The Guerrilla Campaign.—The Affair of Kirks-

ville.-Execution of Col. McCullough.-The Affair of Lone Jack.–Timely Reinforce-

ment of Lexington by the Yankees.—The Palmyra Massacre.—The Question of Re-

taliation with the South.—THE MILITARY AND POLITICAL SITUATION.-Survey of the

Military Situation.-Capture of Galveston by the Yankees.—The Eneiny's Naval

Power.-His Iron-clads. Importance of Foundries in the South.-Prospect in the

Southwest.-Prospect in Tennessee.-Prospect in Virginia.--Stuart's Raid into Penn-

sylvania.—Souvenirs of Southern Chivalry.—The “Soft-mannered Rebels.”--Political

Complexion of the War in the North.--Lincoln's "Emancipation Proclamation.”-

History of Yankee Legislation in the War.–Political Error of the Emancipation Proo-

lamation. Its Effect on the South.–The Decay of European Sympathy with the

Abolitionists.—What the War accomplished for Negro Slavery in the South.-Yankee

Falsehoods and Bravadoes in Europe. -Delusion of Conquering the South by Starva-

tion.-Caricatures in the New York Pictorials.—The noble Eloquence of Hunger and

Rags-Manners in the South.-Yankee Warfare.—The Desolation of Virginia. —

The Lessons of harsh Necessity. - Improvement of the Civil Adininistration of
the Confederacy.-Ordnance, Manufacturing Resources, Quartermasters' Supplies,

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Close of the Second Year of the War. Propriety of an Outline of some succeed-
mg Events.-Cavalry Enterprises of the Enemy:--The raids in Mississippi and Vir.

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