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Secretary of War about McClellan to, 345; order releasing, 350; appoint-
partment, 399; President's instructions sion, 60; statement of objects of the
to, 407; removal from command, 408. Confederacy, 62.
Mr. Stephens's speech against it, 60.
Taussig, James, his account of an inter-
England, 133; reply to French offer of
ny meeting concerning, 854; Presi-
ing, 362; nominated for Governor of
Vicksburg-siege and surrender, 382.
to the rebellion, 151; employment of reply to commissioners, 131; admis-
Yorktown-McClellan's report of rebel
evacuation of, 234.
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