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CHAPTER XIIL CONCLUSION. PronpeeU of the War. -The Extremity of the South. Lights and Shadow of ths Campaign in Virginia. Jaekxon'a Cnmpalgn in the Valley. The Poliey of Coneentration. Sketeh of the Buttles around Riehmond. Effeet of MeClellan's Defeat upon the North. president Davis's eongratulatory Order. The War Ax a great Money Job. Xott: Gen. Waxhington's Opinion of the Northern People. Statement of the Northern Finanees. Yankee Venom. Gen. Pope's Military Orders. Summary ol the War Ltgislalion of the Northern Congress. Retaliation'on the part of the Cou- fudenicy. The Cartel. Prospeets of European Interferenee. English Statesmanship. Progress of the War in the Went. The Defenee of Vleksbnrg. Morgan's great Roid.-rThe TennesBee-Virginm Frontier. A Glanee at the Confederate Congress. Mr. Footo a'.d the Cabinet. The Campaign In Virginia ocain. Rapid Movementa and fnmous Mareh of the Southern Troops. The tiynal Vietory of tht Tkirlietk oj Auyvtt on tht limn if JAtnamu. Refleetion on the War. Some of its Charneter- iHiii'n. A Review of iu Military Keanlta. Three Moral Benefits of the War. I'roa- peeta and Proniitoa of the Future. havo ehesen the memorable epoeli of the fall of New Orleans, properly dated from the oeeupation of the enemy on the 1st of May, 1862, as an appropriate period for the eonelusion of our historieal narrative of the events of the first year of the war. Hereafter, in the future eontinuation of the narrative, whieh wo promise to ourselves, wo shall have to direet the attention of the reader to the important movements, the sorrowful disasters, and the splendid aehievements, that more than eompensated the inflietions of misfortune, in the famous summereampaign in Virginia. In these we shall find full eo...
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