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Had never seen this complete list in print before, but it is the Seniority List of Generals in the Provisional Confederate Army, just prior to Battle of Bull Run (First Manassas). Of interest to SDG because of the many names associated with Fort Donelson, Shiloh and Siege of Corinth (and it is interesting to see a list of Confederate Generals without Albert Sidney Johnston's name near the top... but General Johnston was enroute from California when this list was printed in St. Mary's Beacon of Leonardtown, Maryland 18 July 1861.)

 

https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn89060119/1861-06-13/ed-1/seq-2/  St. Mary's Beacon of 18 July 1861 page 2.

 

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It took a while for the news from Tennessee to reach southern Maryland; but the 17 April 1862 edition of the weekly St. Mary's Beacon contains a report of the Battle of Shiloh on page 2 columns 2 & 3. Maryland newspapers were peculiar during the Civil War in that they had reasonably good access to information, from the North, and from the South. The Battle of Pittsburg Landing report presented is a commendable effort to combine the Northern and Southern versions of the Shiloh Story into one account:

https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn89060119/1862-04-17/ed-1/seq-2/   "News: near Pittsburg Landing" in St. Mary's Beacon

 

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