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Position of the Army of the Potomac— Its condition, 17.—The Strength of the Army of the Potomac–Influence

of the Peace Faction, 18.- Army Officers opposed to the Policy of the Government concerning Slavery-

Reorganization of the Army-Condition of the Army, in April, 1863, 19.—Corps Badges—Condition of the

Confederate Army, 20.--Discipline and Equipment of the Confederate Army-Composition of the Opposing

Forces, 21.--Cavalry Battle at Kelly's Ford - Moseby, the Guerrilla Chief, 22.–Stoneman's Raid – Move.

ment for flanking the Confederates, 23.—Hooker's exultant Order— The Nationals at Chancellorsville-The

Movement masked by Sedgwick, 24.-Lee prepares for Battle-He moves on Chancellorsville, 25. – Battle

near Chancellorsville-Lee foiled, 26.- The Opposing Leaders in Council - Hooker on the Defensive-Bold

Project of “Stonewall Jackson," 27.-Flank Movement by Jackson—The Nationals deceived-Jackson's

Attack on Hooker's Right, 28.-Hooker's Right crumbles into Fragments, 29.--Flight and Pursuit of disor-

dered Troops, 30.-- Attack on Hooker's Left and Center-Death of "Stonewall Jackson," 81.-Hooker's new

Line of Battle, 32.- The Battle of Chancellorsville, 83.-Lee takes Chancellorsville, 84.—The Heights of

Fredericksburg Captured, 35.–Battle at Salem Church –Sedgwick in Peril, 36, 37.—The National Army

recrosses the Rappahannock, 88.- Another Raid by Stoneman, 89, 40.-National Troops at Suffolk-Fortif.

cations there, 41, 42.—The Siege of Suffolk by Longstreet, 43.- Peck's Defense of Suffolk-Longstreet driven

away-Services of the Army at Suffolk, 44.

The Opposing Armies compared— Hopes of the Confederates, 45.—British Interference desired by the Confeder.

ates-Movements in England in their Favor, 46.—Lord Lyons and the Peace Faction in New York—The

Confederacy Recognized by the Pope, 47.- Napoleon, Mexico, and the Confederates, 48.—Revolution in the

North expected-Confederate States' Seal, 49.—Events on the Rappahannock-Conflicts near Beverly and

Kelly's Fords, 50.-Ewell in the Shenandoah Valley-Milroy driven from Winchester-A great Disaster, 51.

-Lee marching rapidly Northward--Alarm- A Race for the Potomac, by Hooker and Lee, 52. —The Arinies

flanking the Blue Ridge- A Raid into Pennsylvania, 53.— Alarm in Pennsylvania-Lee's Errand and Orders, 54.

- Preparations for opposing Lee-Alarm in Philadelphia, 55.—Lee's Army across the Potomac-Hooker super-

seded by Meade, 56.—Meade invested with Discretionary Powers-Lee's March of Invasion checked, 57.-

Preparations for Battle-Cavalry Battle at Hanover, 58.—The hostile Armies concentrating at Gettysburg-

Opening of the Contest at Gettysburg, 59.—Death of General Reynolds, 60.- Battle of Seminary Ridge, 61.-

Defeat of the Nationals, 62.— Preparations for renewing the Struggle, 63.- Position of the Opposing Armies at

Gettysburg, 64. —Perilous Situation of the National Left, 65.— A Struggle for Little Round Top, 66. — Death of

Generals Vincent and Weed, 67.- Battle of Gettysburg. 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, and 78.-Flight of the Confederates,

74.—They escape into Virginia, 75. — The Author's Visit to the Battle-field at Gettysburg, 76, 77, 78, 79.-

Soldier's Cernetery at Gettysburg-Mr. Lincoln's Dedicatory Address, so.

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Character of the Victory at Gettysburg-A National Thanksgiving appointed, 81.-Secretary Seward's cheering

Letter–False Charges by Jefferson Davis, 52.-A Draft or Conscription ordered - Activity of the Peace

Faction, 83.- Arrest, Trial, Conviction, and Punishment of C. L. Vallandigham, for Treasonable Practices,

84.—The Government and the Peace Faction-A Seditious Letter written by Horatio Seymour, 85.- Organ-

ized Resistance to the Draft, 86.-Seditious Speeches of Franklin Pierce and Horatio Seymour, 87.-- Revolu-

tion in the North attempted, 88.---Great Riot in the City of New York-Seymour's Encouragement of the

Rioters, 89.–Attempt to postpone the Draft, 90.– The Work of the Peace Faction, 91.--Morgan's Raid in

Kentucky-Colored Troops, 92.—Morgan's Raid in Indiana, 93.—Morgan's Raid in Ohio, 94.— Morgan and

his Men in Peril, 95.- Capture of Morgan, 96.- Despotism of the Conspirators-Demonstration against Rich-

mond, 97.—Meade in Pursuit of Lee, in Virginia, 98.—The Opposing Armies at rest, 99.- Buford's Dash on

Stuart, near Brandy Station, 100.—Lee proposes to march on Washington-Auburn, 101.---Lee turns Meade's

Flanks-Another Race Northward, 103.-Stuart and his Staff in Peril-- A Race for Bristow Station, 104.-

Battle of Bristow Station, 105.--Lee falls back--Meade advances to the Rappahannock, 106.- Battle of Rap-

pahannock Station-Lee, alarmed, falls back, 107.— The Confederates on Mine Run, 108.- Meade moves toward

Mine Run-Lee's Position and Strength, 109.— The Nationals ready for Battle, 110.- Meade withdraws from

Mine Run, 111.-Operations in West Virginia, 112.-Averill's Raid in Virginia, 113.- Difficulties and Perils

encountered, 114.

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Bragg and his Subordinates-Suggestions of the Confederate “War Department," 143.— Troops sent to Rose-

crans-Chattanooga to be held, 144.--Sherman moves on Jackson, Mississippi, 145.--Johnston attacked at

and driven from Jackson, 146.-Destruction of Property at Jackson, 147.--Expedition to the Yazoo River-

Expedition against Helena, 148. – Battle at Helena, 149.-Confederate Cavalry Raids, 150.--General Grant at

Chattanooga-- Hooker's Corps at Bridgeport, 151.- Hooker marches toward Lookout Mountain, 152.- Battle

at Waubatchie, 153. -- The Soldiers' Steamboat, 154.--Battle of Blue Springs—Operations in East Tennessee,

155.-Longstreet invades the East Tennessee Valley, 156.—He invests Knoxville, 157.—Sherman's Troops

more eastward from the Mississippi River, 158.— They approach Chattanooga, 159.-Grant and Bragg pre-

pare for Battle-Thomas moves to attack, 160.-Seizure of Orchard Knob, 161.--The Nationals scale Look

out Mountain, 162.- Battle on Lookout Mountain, 163.-Sherman Crosses the Tennessee, 164.--Preparations

for another Battle, 165.- Battle on The Missionaries' Ridge, 166, 167.—Capture of The Missionaries' Ridge,

168.—Retreat of the Confederates-Pursuit by the Nationals, 109.- Battle of Ringgold-End of the Cam.

paign against Bragg, 170.



Burnside in Knoxville, 171.-Siege of Knoxville, 172— Attack on Fort Sanders, 173.-Siege of Knoxville Raised,

175.- Rejoicings of the Loyal People, 176.-- The Author's visit to Chattanooga, Lookout Mountain, and the

Battle-grounds in the Vicinity, 177, 178, 179, 180.- Confederates Active in North Carolina, Movements by

General Foster, 181.-Union Raiders in North Carolina, 188.-Siege of Little Washington, 184.-Prepara-

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Object of the Red River Expedition, 251.--Plan of the Expedition, 252.-Land and Naval Forces for the Expe-

dition, at Simms's Port, 253.—The Expedition to Alexandria-Franklin's Overland March— The Rapids at

Alexandria, 254.- Advance from Alexandria-Threatening Dangers, 255. -Advance upon Shreveport, 256. —

The Trans-Mississippi Confederate Army-Approach to Sabine Cross-Roads, 257.–Battle at Sabine Cross-
Roards, 258.- Battle of Pleasant Grove, 259.-Battle of Pleasant Hill, 261.-Retreat of the Nationals to
Grand Ecore ordered, 262.- Retreat of the War Vessels impeded, 263.-The Army and Navy at Grand
Ecore, 264.- Battle at Cane River, 265.-A Fight on the Red River, 266.—The Red River Dam, 267.— Pas-
sage of the Red River Rapids, 268.-End of the Shreveport or Red River Expedition, 269.-General Steele's
Army in Arkanass-Battle at Jenkinson's Ferry, 272.-Steele's Army at Little Rock, 278.

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Arkansas Overrun by the Confederates, 274.—Decline of the National Power there-Dangerous Secret Associa-

tions, 275.-A Conspiracy Discovered and Exposed-Plan for a Counter-Revolution, 276.-Price again
Invades Missouri - The Revolutionists Abashed, 277.— The Missouri Capital Threatened-Price moves
toward Kansas, 278.- Price hotly pursued, 279.-He and his Followers driven out of Missouri-The last
Lovasion of Missouri, 280.–Affairs in East Tennessee-Stirring Operations there, 281.-Longstreet returns

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Method of the Advance of the Army of the Potomac-Its Advance, 295.- The Confederates Move to Meet the

Nationals, 296.- Warren's advance attacked, 297.- Battle in the Wilderness begun, 298.- Battle of the Wil-

derness, 299, 300, 301, 302.-Lee, foiled, retires to his Intrenchments, 303.- The Union Army out of the Wil.

derness, 304.-Skirmishes near Spottsylvania Court-House, 305.- Battle of Spottsylvania Court-House, 306,

307, 308.-Character of the fighting in that Battle, 309. – Effects of these battles in Virginia, 310.-Grant

again attempts to tlank Lee's Army, 311.--Sheridan's Raid in Lee's rear, 312.-Events in West Virginia,

313.-Sigel in the Shenandoah Valley, 314.-Hunter's Expedition to Lynchburg, 315.—The ravages of

War, 316.



Movements of the Army of the James, 317.-Seizure of City Point and its vicinity, 318.-Operations in South-

eastern Virginia, 319.-Confederate Troops called from Charleston to the Defense of Petersburg and Rich-

mond, 330.– Events between Petersburg and Richinond, 321, 322.-Union Cavalry Raid under General Kautz,

323.-Advance of the Army of the Potomac from Spottsylvania Court-House, 324.—The Armies on the North

Anna in a race for Richmond, 325.–Battle of the North Anna, 326. — The Armies across the Pamunkey, 327.—

The National Troops at Cool Arbor, 328.–Battle of Cool Arbor, 329, 330.-Grant resolves to cross the

James River, 881.- Preparation for the Crossing. 332.—The passage of the James, 333. — The Defenses of Ber-

muda Hundred, 334.- Attempts to capture Petersburg, 335. — Attack on the Petersburg lines, 386.-Opera-

tions against Petersburg, 337.--Seizure of the Weldon Railway, 338.-Condition of the Army of the Potomac,

339.-Butler secures a Lodgment at Deep Bottom, 340.




Another Invasion of Maryland, by the Confederates, 341.-Confederates raiding and plundering, 342.-General

Lewis Wallace at Baltimore-Measures for saving Washington City, 343.—The Battle of the Monocacy, 344. —

How the National Capital was saved, 345.- Baltimore and Washington threatened, 346.— Retreat of the Con-

federates—The Nationals in pursuit, 347.— The Confederates in the Shenandoah Valley, 348.—The Burning

of Chambersburg-Retreat of the Confederates across the Potomac, 349.—The Army of the Potomac before

Petersburg, 350.-Richmond seriously menaceil-Lee inuch concerned, 351. -A mine under Confederate forts

at Petersburg, 352.—The advantages of its explosion not used-Movements against Richinond on the north

side of the James, 358.--Seizure of the Weldon Railroad, 355.—Battle at Reams's Station 856. — The Dutch Gap

Canal, 357.-Capture of Confederate works on New Market Heights, 358.-A struggle for Richmond-Move-

ment on Grant's left, 359.—The Nationals attack the Confederate right, west of the Weldon Road, 360.-

Battle of the Boydton Road, 361.-Grant's Campaign for 1864 and its results, 362.-Sheridan the Shenan-

doah Valley, 363.-His advance on Winchester, 364.- Battle of Winchester, 365.- Battle of Fisher's Hill,

366.— Ravages in the Shenandoah Valley, 367.-Events at and near Cedar Creek, 368.- Battle of Cedar Creek,

869.—Sheridan's Ride from Winchester, 870.—Defeat of the Confederates, and their disastrous flight to
Fisher's Hill, 371.-The Author's Visit to the Shenandoah Valley, 372, 878.



The opposing Armies in Northern Georgia, 374.-Sherman's advance-Battle of Resaca, 375.—The Nationals in

possession of Resaca-Flight and pursuit of the Confederates, 376.–A series of Battles and Skirmishes between
Resaca and Big Kenesaw, 877.—The Confederates on and around Kenesaw hard pressed, 378.-Operations

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Purther Designs against Fort Fisher, 484.–Second Expedition against Fort Fisher, 485.—Bombardment of Fort

Fisher, 486.- Fort Fisher to be Assaulted, 487.- Assault on the Fort by Land and Sea, 488.-Capture of the
Fort, 489.-Preparations for attacking Wilmington, 490.-A large Force at Fort Fisher, 491.-Capture of

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