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THE

REBELLION RECORD: ;

A Diary of American Events,

WITH

DOCUMENTS, NARRATIVES, ILLUSTRATIVE INCIDENTS,

POETRY, ETC.

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WITH FOURTEEN PORTRAITS ON STEEL, AND VARIOUS MAPS AND DIAGRAMS.

NEW YORK:

D. VAN NOSTRAND, PUBLISHER, No. 192 BROADWAY.

1865.

ENTERED, according to act of Congress, in the year 1865, by

D. VAN NOSTRAND,

in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of

New-York.

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II.-DOCUMENTS,

... DOCUMENT Page

DOC. PAGE,

Gen. Sherman's Report,

. 198

1. Fort Pillow Massacre. Report of the Commit-

Gen. Thomas's Report, .

...206

tee on the Conduct of the War,. ......... 1

General Hooker's Report,.

..210

2. The Returned Prisoners. Report of the Commit-

Gen. W. F. Smith's Report, .

..217

tee on the Conduct of the War,......... 80

Gen. Whittaker's Report,.

219

3. Attack on the Defences of Mobile. Official

Gen. Hazen's Report,..

222

Reports, .....

98

Gen. Hazen's Order,....

.224

4. Enlistment of Colored Troops. General Orders, .145

Captain Bayler's Report,..

.210

5. Fight near Waynesville, Missouri,.............145

Col. Berry's Report, .

.221

6. The Tecan Expedition, November second to

Lieut.-Col. Kimberly's Report,

225

fourth,..

..146

Major Stafford's Report,...

.227

7. Battle of Grand Coteau, Louisiana,.

149

Cincinnati “Gazette" Account,

.228

Gen. Ord's Report,

.149

Richmond “Despatch ” Account, . .236

Gen. Washburne's Report,.

.149 | 15. Movements on the Rapidan River,....

239

Wisconsin “Journal" Account,........151

National and Rebel Accounts,.

243

8. Fight at Rogersville, Tennessee. Rebel and 16. Gen. Magruder's Address to the Planters of

National Accounts,.

..153 Texas,....

.244

9. Operations in West-Virginia. Mill Point, .....155 17. Reduction of Fort Esperanza, November 27–30:

Gen. Kelly's Report,.

.155

Gen. Washburne's Report, .

.245

Gen. Averill's Report,..

.155

Gen. Ransom's Report,

.246

National and Rebel Accounts,. ..156

Col. Washburne's Report,.

.246

10. Fights on the Rappahannock River,.. ..160 18. Gen. Geary's Order on Lookout Mountain, . ... 248

Fight at Kelly's Ford,....

...161 | 19. The Siege of Knoxville, Tennessee :

Fight at Rappahannock Station,.........161 Official Narrative,....

248

Col. Edwards's Report and Boston “Jour- 20. Government of the Contrabands. Gen. Butler's

pal" Account,...

...162

Order,...

..261

Rebel Account. Hoke's Brigade, ...165 21. Message of Jefferson Davis, December 7, .....264

Gen. Meade's Order,..

..166 22. Negro Troops at Fort Wagner,...

..279

Gen. Russell's Order,

166 23. Operations in Florida. Rear-Admiral Bailey's

11. Rebel Privateers. Official Correspondence,. ... 167 Report,.....

12. Gen. Halleck's Report of Operations in 1863,..168 24. Gen. Grant and the Rebel Deserters. Gener-

13. Fight at Campbell's Station, Tennessee, ......189 al Order,.....

.281

14. Batlles at Chattanooga, Tennessee, November

25. Gen. Averill's Expedition,.

.281

23–27,

190

Gen. Averill's Report,

.281

Despatches to the War Department,....190

National and Rebel Reports, ...........282
Gen. Grant's Report,.

.191 | 26. Erpedition to Charles City Court-House, Va.,. 287

..280

DOC. PAGE

DOC. PAGE

.......351

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Gens. Butler's and Wistar's Reports,....287 61. Battle of Gettysburgh, Pa.,. ..

345
National Account, .

.287 62. Gen. Dana's Proclamation.--Amnesty,.......351

27. Efficiency of the Blockade. Admiral Lee's Re- 63. Treatment of Southerners. Gen. Sherman's

port,..

.289

Letter,....

28. Expedition through Page Valley, Virginia,.. ..289 64. Operations in New Mexico by Kit Carson,....353

29. Fight in Stono River, South-Carolina, .

.291 65. Destruction of the Steamer Dare:

30. Battle at Charlestown, Tennessee,.

.292

Admiral Lee's Report,

.354

Gen. Thomas's Report,...

..292

National Account,...

.355

Col. Laibold's Report,.

293 66. Capture of the Annie Thompson,

..356

National Account, and Laibold's Letter 67. Expedition into Alabama. Gen. Morgan L.

to Gen. Gray,..

..293 Smith,...

356

31. Fight at Mossy Creek, Tennessee. ...294 68. Reorganization in Tennessee, January 22. Re-

32. President Lincoln's Amnesty Proclamation,. ..295 solutions,...

..358

33. Gen. Wild's Expedition into North-Carolina,..297 69. Attack on Newbern, North-Carolina. Gen.

34. Operations of the Army of the Cumberland,

Palmer's Despatch,....

.358

January and February, 1864,..

1.305 70. Operations in West-Virginia,.

.361

Gen. Thomas's Report, .

..305 71. Battle of Chickamauga. Statement of Gen.

Col. Long's Report,..

.308

McCook,......

.364

Statement of a Refugee,.

..309

Defence of Gen. Negley,.

.367

Lieut.-Col. Porter's Report,.. ..309 72. Order for a Draft, February 1,..

..370

Table of Killed and Wounded, ...... 310 73. Labor in Louisiana. Gen. Banks's Order,....370

35. Siege of Cincinnati. Captain Dickson's Re- 74. Narrative of an Escape from Libby Prison,...372

port, .

.310 75. Order of Gen. Grant, February 6,..... .376

36. Operations in East-Tennessee of the Twenty- 76. Fight at Vidalia, Louisiana. National Account,377

seventh Kentucky Regiment,.... .313 77. Proclamation of Governor Watts, of Alabama,

37. Escape of John Morgan. Rebel Account,....318 February 6,

.378

38. The Rebel Commissariat. Official Circular,. .321 78. Erecutions of Unionists in North-Carolina,... ..379

39. The Rebel Bird of Art. Account of,.. 323 79. Attack on Freeman's Band. Lieut.-Col. Ste-

40. Restoration of Arkansas. Gen. Buford's Speech, 324 phens's Report, .......

..380

41. Raid in Ilardy County, Virginia. Rebel Ac- 80. Proclamation of Jefferson Davis, February 10,382

count,..

..326 81. Amnesty Proclamation, Mr. Coffey's Letter...383

42. Battle in New Mexico,......

.327 82. Operations at West-Bay, Florida. Official Re-

43. Guerrillas in Kentucky. Governor Bramlette's

port,

.384

Proclamation,...

.327 83. Address of the Rebel Congress, February 26...385

44. Rebel Barbarities. Gen. Thomas's Order, ....328 84. Loss of the Housatonic. Officers' Account,..391

45. The New Rebel Conscription, January 9, 1864, 329 85. Rebel Impressments. Adjutant-General's Or-

46. Fight on Loudon Heights, Virginia,.........329 ders, ...

.392

47. State Election in Louisiana. Gen. Banks's Pro- 86. State Rights at the South,.

.393

clamation, January 11,....

.331 | 87. Campaign in Florida Gen. Gillmore's De-

48. Marston's Expedition into Virginia,. .332

spatch,

394

49. Principles of the Strong Band,..

.333

National Account,...

.394

50. Gen. Forrest's Raid in Tennessee,.

.334

Gen. Seymour's Order, Congratulatory,..401

51. War Order relative to Colored Troops, .

.336

Gen. Gillmore's Report, (Olustee,).. .401

52. Gen. Vance's Expedition,.

1.337

Telegraphic Despatches, etc.,.

402

53. Seizure of Rebel Property:

President Lincoln's Letter,.

404

Gen. Butler's Order,.

..337

Gen. Gillmore's Order,.

.404

54. Fight near Dandridge, Tennessee, .

.338

National Account,...

405

65. Reorganization of Arkansas:

Lieut. Eddy's Account,...

408

President Lincoln's Instructions,..

.339

Philadelphia “Press” Account,

409

56. Gen. Lee's Order, January 22, 1864,. .339

New-York “Tribune" Account,.. .411

57. Gen. Graham's Expedition,.

.340

Defence of Gen. Seymour, .

413

58. Reorganization in Tennessee:

Action of Colored Troops,.

.415

Governor Johnson's Proclamation, .........340

Rebel Accounts,

..417

69. Speech of Howell Cobb, at Atlanta, Jan. 28,.341 88. Fight at Liverpool Heiglits, Mississippi :

60. Affair in St. Andrew's Bay, Florida :

A National Account,..

.417

Rear-Admiral Bailey's Report,. .345 | 89. Retaliation in North-Carolina,.

418

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