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Pursuit of rebels from Yorktown...

160

CHAPTER XIX.

Rain and muddy roads, slow advance....

161

Capture of Norfolk-Drury's Bluff, etc.......

1862.

161, 162

Approach towards Richmond......

163 THE SEVEN DAYS' BATTLES : RETREAT FROM

Chickahominy crosséd, Casey in advance..... 163, 164

THE PENINSULA.

F. J. Porter at Hanover Court House...

164 McClellan's hopes, etc.—Lee's activity.

196

Rebel plan to keep back McDowell....

165 | Stuart's raid-Jackson's movement... 197, 198

Battle of Seven Pines, fierce and bloody..... 166, 167 | Oak Grove and Mechanicsville ...

198

McClellan's change of base, judicious...

199

CHAPTER XV.

Attack by the rebels, fierce, etc......

200

1862.

McClellan's plans, White Oak Swamp, etc.. 201

Savage Station encounter-Glendale....

202

BANKS AND FREMONT IN THE SHENANDOAN VALLEY.

Malvern Hill-McClellan's generalship..

202

Banks in command-Jackson, etc...... 168, 169 Southern views, etc......

203, 204
Banks retreats across the Potomac..

170, 171

Fremont and Mountain Department..

171, 172

CHAPTER XX.

Battle at Cross Keys, the bridge, etc.

174

1862.

Rebel success-Fremont resigns, etc.. 174, 175

GENERAL POPE'S CAMPAIGN IN VIRGINIA,

CHAPTER XVI.

Army at Harrison's Landing......

204

McClellan's plans-Adverse influences, etc... 205

1862.

McClellan's entreaty-Superseded..... 206, 207

MITCHEL IN TENNESSEE : CORINTH : MEMPHIS. Pope's address-Rebel plans, etc.

207, 208

Halleck's and Beauregard's positions...... .... 175 Cedar Mountain-Pope on the Rappahannock.... 209

General Mitchel's movements and strategy... 176, 177 Jackson nearly caught.....

211

Occupies Huntsville, Ala.......

177 Attack on rebels at Groveton...

212

Halleck's advance-Corinth invested. 178, 179 Second Bull Run battle, losses, etc.. 213, 214

Beauregard pursued by our troops..

180

Fort Pillow abandoned by rebels...

180, 181

CHAPTER XXI.

Naval battle-Memphis surrenders...

181

1862.

Espedition up the White River......

182

KENTUCKY: WESTERN TENNESSEE : IUKA AND

CORINTH.

CHAPTER XVII.

Position of our forces under Grant, etc....

215

1862.

Murfreesborough taken by Forrest...

216

DEPARTMENT OF THE GULF : EVENTS ON THE John Morgan's raid-Pursuit of...

216, 217

Kirby Smith enters Kentucky..

217, 218

Butler in New Orleans, state of affairs, etc....... 183 Guerrilla robbers and murderers..

219

The poor of the city, steps taken....... 184, 185 Bragg marches into Kentucky.....

220

New Orleans women, conduct of..

186 Bragg's retreat-Invasion a failure.. 221, 222

The famous order No. 28, effect of..... 186, 187 Western Tennessee-Battle of Iuka...

222, 223

Farragut on the Mississippi...

188 Van Dorn and Price attack Corinth..

224

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McClellan recalled to command....

226 New state, West Virginia...

273

Lee enters Frederick, Maryland.

227 Wheeling convention, etc...

273, 274

McClellan enters Frederick...

229 Rebel Congress, Davis's complaints.... 275, 276

Valuable paper found by McClellan.. 229, 230 The Navy-Loss of the Harriet Lane, etc.... 277, 278

Rebels gain Harper's Ferry....
230 Hooker's plans, movement, etc......

279, 280

Lee's position at Antietam creek.

232 Advance to Chancellorsville.....

... 281

Battle of 16th and 17th of September-Result .232–234 Lee's course, demonstration, etc...... 281, 282

Jackson's movement Panic of the 11th corps .282, 283

Jackson killed by his own men..

284

CHAPTER XXIII.

Battle of Chancellorsville...

285, 286

Stoneman's cavalry raid, etc....

287, 288

CLOSE OF M'CLELLAN'S CAREER : BURNSIDE'S

CAMPAIGN.

CHAPTER XXVII.

Views and plans of McClellan-Delays...... 234, 235

1863.

Advance into Virginia–Superseded, etc..... 236, 237

Burnside, and change of plan......

238 DEPARTMENT OF THE SOUTH : BANKS AND PORT

Nr. Lincoln's order as to the Sabbath.....

239

Doubts where to cross the Rappahannock.. 240 General Hunter at Port Royal...

289

Pontoon bridges, sharpshooters, etc....... 241 Iron-clads in the Ogeechee.....

290

Fredericksburg occupied—Sumner's attack... 241, 242 Attack on the blockading squadron... 291, 292

Terrible loşs and failure-Effects, etc...

243

Projected attack on Charleston....

293

Hooker takes the place of Burnside...

244 Bombardment by the fleet.....

295

Banks at New Orleans, address, etc..... 297, 298

CHAPTER XXIV.

Farragut runs the batteries at Port Hudson...... 299

Operatiors west of New Orleans

300, 301
Siege of Port Hudson-Surrender.

302, 303

SOUTIWEST: VICKSBURG, MURFREESBOROUGH,

ETC.

General Schofield in Missouri.....

245

CHAPTER XXVIII.

State of affairs, guerrilla bands, etc..

246

1963,

Rebels under Hindman-The Sioux.

247, 248

Sherman's attack on Haines's Bluff.

249

OPERATIONS IN THE MISSISSIPPI : FALL OF VICKS-

Rosecrans advances against Bragg.

251

BURG.

Plan of battle of Murfreesborough.

251 Arkansas Post, Fort Hindman...

303, 304

Rebel attack-Result, etc....

252–254 Running the Vicksburg batteries..

305

Foster in North Carolina...
255, 256 Plans for approaching Vicksburg..

306, 307

Attack on Grand Gulf....

308, 309

310

CHAPTER XXV.

.

Grant's daring plan....

Jackson, Mississippi, captured, etc..

311, 312

1862.

Rebel defeat at the Big Black...,

313

CLOSE OF THE YEAR : HABEAS CORPUS, EMANCIPA. Porter's operations....

313, 314

TION, ETC.

Assaults on Vicksburg-Siege operations.... 314, 315

Position of affairs at this date, etc...... 257, 258 Pemberton surrenders....

316

Military arrests, etc.....

259 Grant's report, etc....

317

Policy of the government..

260, 261
Mr. Lincoln's emancipation plans...

262

Congress in session. ....

263

CHAPTER XXIX.

Message, action, reports, etc....

263, 264

1863.

Financial measures-Foreign relations.. 265, 266

CAMPAIGN ON THE POTOAAC: BATTLE OF GETTYS

Case of piratical cruisers...

267, 268

BURG.

Public opinion in England...

268, 269

Louis Napoleon's attempt..

269, 270 Rebels resolve to invade the North.... 319, 320

APPENDIX TO CHAPTER XXV.

271, 272 | Lee sets out for the purpose. ...

320, 321

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CHAPTER I.

CHAPTER VI,

1863.

1863.

DEPARTMENT OF THE OHIO : MORGAN'S RAID: ETC.

THIRTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS : CLOSE OF THE YEAR.
General state of affairs-Peace, etc...... 337, 338 Opening of Congress The message, etc..... 388, 389
Burnside's general order-Vallandingham..... 339 The army and navy.

390-392

Morgan's raid into Kentucky, etc.... 341, 342 Report on the finances, resolutions, etc.. 392-394

Exciting race-Caught at last...

343, 344 Résumé of affairs at date......

... 395

Burnside marches to Knoxville...

345 Course of England and France, etc.

396, 397

Position of our forces, etc...

346, 347 | APPENDIX TO CHAPTER VI....

397-399

429

CHAPTER V.

Sheridan's expedition-Success..

432, 433

1863,

DRAFT RIOTS : MR. LINCOLN'S COURSE: ETC.

CHAPTER X.

Diplomatic circular, enrollment, etc.......... 375, 376

1864,

Draft unpopular-Riot in New York.. 377, 378

GRANT'S ONWARD MOVEMENTS.

Riots attempted elsewhere........

380, 381 | Movement to the North Anna....... 434, 435

Proclamation as to habeas corpus.
382 Crook, Averill, Sigel, etc ....

436, 437
Volunteers called for-General Meade ..... 383, 384 Bloody attacks on the rebels..

438, 439

Bristoe Station-Mine Run move..

384-386 Change of plan-Hunter's operations. 440, 441

Rebel piratical exploit...
887 Sheridan's raid, Grant's views, etc..

442, 443

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OPERATIONS IN VIRGINIA DURING THE BUMMER.

CHAPTER XVII.

Assault on Petersburg, unsuccessful...... 444-446

1864.

Early in the Valley-The Monocacy.. 447, 448

CLOSING OF THE YEAR: PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION, ETC.

Mine explosion at Petersburg...

450, 451

Battle at Reum's Station-Result..... 453, 454 The approaching election, canvassing, etc.... 502, 503

Lincoln re-elected—Jeff. Davis, etc.

504, 505

Thirty-eighth Congress, second session..

506

CHAPTER XII.

Price invades Missouri-Failure.. .

508

1864.

U. S. Sanitary Commission, report of. 509, 510

I'OLITICAL AFFAIRS : ACTION OF CONGRESS.

Attempt to fire New York city...

511

Condition of the country-Election, etc...... 454, 455

Lincoln nominated.....

457

CHAPTER XVIII.

Complaints against the government.

458

1865.

Peace longings—Greeley, etc.....

460, 461

Action in Congress, measures, etc...

463-466 PEACE PROPOSITIONS: INAUGURATION OF LINCOLN.

F. P, Blair goes to Richmond-Rebel agents. 512, 513

Rebels vote to arm the slaves....

514

CHAPTER XIII.

Constitutional amendment abolishing slavery..... 515

1864.

Mr. Lincoln's inaugural address...

..517, 518

SHERMAN IN GEORGIA : ATLANTA OCCUPIED,
Sherman's important command....

467

469

Moves in May, in three columns..

CHAPTER XIX.

Johnston retreats-Hood supersedes...

470, 471

1865.

Attack on Sherman-McPherson's death......... 472 SHERMAN'S MARCH : CHARLESTON AND WILMINGTON.

Sherman's flank movement...

473 475

Grant's orders to Sherman, etc...

519, 520

Columbia burned-Charleston taken..

521

CHAPTER XIV.

Fort Anderson-Wilmington captured...

522

Movement on Goldsborough....

524

1864.

Conclusion of Sherman's march..

525, 526

KEARSARGE AND ALABAMA : FARRAGUT, ETC.
The noted cruiser“ 290," or Alabama.....

477

The Kearsarge goes after her-Victory... 478, 479

CHAPTER XX.

The Florida destroyed.......

479

1865.

Mobile and its defences-Farragut, etc....

480, 481

FALL OF RICHMOND: SURRENDER OF LEE.

Grant anxious as to Lee's movements...

526

CHAPTER XV.

Sheridan's successful raid........

526, 527

1864.

Battle of Five Forks-Petersburg.

530, 531

TENNESSEE : FROM ATLANTA TO SAVANNAH,

Petersburg and Richmond occupied..

532

The raider Forrest's doings....

533

Davis runs away from Richmond....

483
Hood moves on Allatoona..

484
Lee hotly pursued-Surrender.

534-537
Hood invades Tennessee...

486
Other rebel surrenders..

537, 538
Routed at Nashville by Thomas..

487

March of Sherman's right and left wings.... 487-489

CHAPTER XXI.

Fort McAllister captured, etc......

491, 492

1865.

MURDER OF LINCOLN: ACCESSION OF JOHNSON,

CHAPTER XVI

General state of feeling in the country...

539

1864

The fatal day to Mr. Lincoln, April 14th..

541

BHERIDAN IN THE VALLEY: ARMY OF THE JAMES. Shot by J. W. Booth, in the theatre....

542

Sheridan's beginning-Defeat of Early...... 498, 494 Andrew Johnson's accession....

544
Rebel attack, Oct. 18th, at Cedar Creek.. 494 Close of the present work..

544
Sheridan arrives— Victory over Early.

495
Grant's plans-Fort Harrison-Hatcher's Run 496, 497

Book Eighth.

FROM THE

INAUGURATION OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN

TO THE

BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG.

1861–1863.

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