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CHAPTER XXXVII.

NOVEMBER-DECEMBER, 1864.

Sherman prepares to March--Orders respecting Foraging Parties-Division of

the Army-Slocum's Wing-Howard's Wing-Kilpatrick's Cavalry-

March of the Former-Pillage of Madison-Slocum enters Milledgeville-

CHAPTER XXXVIII.

NOVEMBER-DECEMBER, 1861.

Expedition from Vicksburg-Grierson's Expedition-Breckenridge in East

Tennessee-Stoneman sent against Him-Ront of the Enemy-Destruc-

tion of Wytheville and the Salt-works at Saltville--Hood Advances

against Nashville-Schofield Falls Back before Him--Battle of Franklin

-Siege of Nashville--Impatience of Grant--Battle of Nashville-Retreat

pf Hood-Operations around Murfreesboro'-Close of the Campaign-

Events East-Plot to Burn the City of New York-Arrest and Execution

of Rebel Officers-Warren's Expedition-First Attempt to Capture Picas?
Fisher-Co-operative Movement from Plumouth-Loss of the Otsego..... 533

CHAPTER XXXIX.

JANUARY, 1865.

Guerrillas-Peace Rumors-Relief for the Destitute in Savannab-Grant

plans a Second Expedition Against Fort Fisher--Terry Commanda it -

The Bombardment-The Assault and Yictory-Evacuation of other Forts

in the Vicinity-Thomas' Army Broken Up-Smith's Command sent to

Join Canby-Schofield's Corps ordered East--North Carolina made a

separate Military Department-Narrow Escape of the Army of the Poto-

mac--Peace Commissioners appointed by Davis - Their interview with

the President and Secretary of State-Exchange of Prisoners--Southern

Prison Life-Inhumanity of the South-Andersonville Prison-Captain

Wirz, the Commandant, tried at Washington and Hung.....

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