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Effect of the Battle of Bull's Run, page 17.—The Story in both Sections—Scenes in Richmond and in Washing-

ton-A sad Picture, 18.—The Story in Europe-Hopes and Predictions of the Ruling Classes there-Relative

Position of the Combatants, 19.-Another Uprising of the People—The Esultation of the Confederates—The

“ United South,” how formed, 20.-Sufferings of Southern Unionists—The Confederate Army iminovable-

Jefferson Davis a Marplot, 21.-Why the Confederate Army was immovable-Alarm of the Conspirators,

22.-General McClellan at the Head of the Army of the Potomac-Reorganization of that Army, 23.--— The

Defenses of Washington, 24.-Purchase of Arms for the Government–Domestic Manufactures of Arms, 25.

- Prisoners taken at Bull's Run, in Richmond-Tobacco Warehouse Prison and Commissary Winder, 26.—

“ Richmond Prison Association "-Kind Women in Richmond, 27.—Object of the War declared by Congress

- Measures for crushing the Rebellion opposed, 28 — Thaddeus Stevens's Warnings—Peace Proposition, 29.

-A National Loan authorized, 30.— Appeal of the Secretary of the Treasury, and the Response—The Pro-

visional Congress of the Conspirators, 31.—Jefferson Davis's Misstatements, 82.– Determination of Davis

and his Fellow-Conspirators to wage War vigorously-Confiscations, 33.--Protection of Pirates—Davis's

so-called “ Departments," and their Heads, 34.–Persecution of Union Men, 85.—Outrages in East Tennes-

see, 86.--Brownlow and other Loyalists hunted-Blood-Hounds, 37.—Unionists in Prison-Brutal Order of

Judah P. Benjamin, 88.— Brownlow's Defiance-His Release, 39.—Writs of Garnishment-Denunciations

by Pettigru, 40.—Pettigru's Actions reviewed, 41.

to Springfield-Lyon's March Southward, 44.—He hastens toward Springfield-Confederates Marching on

that Town, 45.-Lyon goes out to meet them-Battle at Dug Springs, 46.-Price and McCulloch at variance

The Confederates at Wilson's Creek, 47.--Lyon marches out to attack them, 48.–Battle of Wilson's

Creek, 49.-Death of General Lyon—Major Sturgis in command—Sigel's Troops lost by a Trick of the Con-

federates, 63.- A Drawn Battle-Retreat of the National Troops Northward, 54.–Guerrillas in Missouri -

Activity of Union Troops-Civil Affairs in Missouri, 65.— Promises of Protection to Slavery-Movements

of the Missouri Traitors A Military Despotism proclaimed, 56. —Operations of Hardee, Thompson, and

Pillow, 57.—Measures for annexing Missouri to the Confederacy, 58. —General Fremont in command in the

Western Department-His Embarrassments, 69.— A spect of Affairs in his Department—Kentucky Neu-

trality a Help to the Insurgents, 60.-Cairo and its Vicinity strengthened--Pillow anxious for a Union of

Confederate Forces, 61.—The Confederates alarmed-Polk orders Pillow to fly from Missouri, 62. --Activity

of Missouri Secessionists—Guerrilla Bands, 63.— Fremont proclaims Martial Law throughout Missouri-

Secessionists rigorously treated— Fremont's Emancipation Proclamation, 64. —The Proclamation modified

by the President-Relations of the Government to Slavery, 65.

Ben, McCulloch's Proclamation-Price's Appeal to the Missourians, 66.- Lexington fortified- Price attacks the

Post, 67.-Siege of Lexington-Mulligan expects Re-enforcements-A Severe Struggle, 68.-Fremont called

upon for Troops-- Why Mulligan was not re-enforced, 70.– Fremont assailed-- IIe puts an Army in motion

-Pillow's Designs on Cairo, 71.--Kentucky Neutrality--Conference between McClellan and Buckner-

Magoflin encourages the Secessionists, T2.-Union Military Camps in Kentucky-Magollin rebuked by the

I'resident, 73. -The Confederates invade Kentucky-Seizure of Columbus, 74.--Zollicoffer invades Eastern

Kentucky- The Kentucky Legislature against the Confederates, 70.-General Grant takes Military Posses.

sion of Paducah-End of the Neutrality-Flight of Secessionists, 76.-Ex Vice-President Breckenridge

among the Traitors-Operations of Buckner-General Anderson's Counter-action, 77.-Seed of the Army

of the Cumberland plantel-The Confederate Forces in Missouri in check-Price retreats toward arkan-

sas, 78.-Fremont's Army pursues him---Passage of the Osage-Fremont's Plans, 79.—The Charge of Fre-

mont's Body-guard at Springfield, 80.-Fremont's Army at Springfield-Success of National Troops in Eastern

Missouri, 81.-Thompson's Guerrillas dispersedl-Complaints against Fremont, 82. --Fremont succeeded in

command by Hunter--Preparations for a Battle, 83.– Fremont returns to St. Louis-IIis Reception, 84.–

General Grant in Kentucky, S3.--Expedition down the Mississippi hy Land and Water-Columbus menaced,

86.–Battle at Belmont-Grant hard pressed, but escapes, 87.-Services of the Gun-Boats—The Confede-

rates at Columbus in peril, 88. — Zollicoffer's Advance in Kentucky—The Unionists aroused-Battle among

the Rock Castle Hills, 89.— Battle of Piketon, 90.– The East Tennessee Unionists disappointed–The Con-

federate Foothold in Tennessee and Kentucky, 91.

Robert E. Lee in command in Western Virginia–Disposition of his Troops, 92.-Floyd at Carnifes Ferry-

General Cox in the Kanawha Valley, 93.- Advance of Rosecrans-He crosses the Mountains and confronts

Floyd ai Carnifex Ferry, 94.–Battle of Carnifex Ferry, 95.-Gallantry of the Western Troops, 96.-Flight

and Escape of Floyd-Insubordination of Wise, 97.- Reynolds's Command-Lee plans for seizing and

Jlolding West Virginia–Reynolds wounded, 98.- Attempt to capture the Summit foiled-Lee repulsed at

Elkwater, 99.-lle joins Floyil at Meadow Bluff-Conflict near "Traveler's Repose," 100.- Rosecrans and

Lee between the Gauley and New Rivers-Floyd driven from New River, 101.-Bepham's unsuccessful

Pursuit of Floyol-Rosecrans retires--Kelley in Western Virginia, 102.---Battle near Romney-Milroy

holds the Cheat Mountain Region-Ile fights Johnston, of Georgia, at Alleghnny Summit, 103.--Espediiion

to Huntersville-Operations on the Seacoast, 104.—Burning of Hampton by Magruder-General Wool at

Fortress Monroe, 105.- Expedition to Hatteras Inlet, 107.--Captures of the Forts and Hatteras Island - But-

ler commissioned to raise Troops in New England, 108.- Naval Operations near Cape Hatteras--Perils of

the Nationals on Hatteras Island, 109.—Hawkins's Proclamation-Attempt to establish a loyal Civil Goy-

ernment in Eastern North Carolina, 110.--Stirring Events near Pensacola-Wilson's Zouaves on Santa

Rosa Island attacked, 111.- Battle on Santa Rosa Island, and Repuise of the Confederates—The Confede-

rates before Fort Pickens, 112.-Attack by Fort Pickens and War-vessels on the Confederate Works- Folly

of Hollins on the Mississippi, 113.-Naval Engagement at Southwest Pass-Incompetency of Hollins, 114.

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THE ARMY OF THE POTOMAC.--TIE TRENT AFFAIR. --OAPTURE OF ROANOKE ISLAND.

Immobility of the Grand Army of the Potomac, 150.—Confederate Incursions—A Battle near Drninsville, 151. -

Feeling in Europe in Favor of the Conspirators-Expression of Leading Men in Great Britain, 152.-Depar-

ture of Mason and Slidell for Europe as - Embassadors ” of the “ Confederate States," 153.— Their cordial

Reception at Havana—They embark for England in the Steamer Trent, and are captured by Captain

Wilkes, 151.–Mason and Slidell in Fort Warren-Wilkes's Act applauded by all loyal Men, 155.-Appro-

val of the Secretary of the Navy—The Wisdom of President Lincoln, 156.—British Theory and Practice

concerning Neutrais, 157.—The British demand the Release of the “ Embassadors "-Abuse of the American

People by the British Press and Orators, 153.— The Liberal Mind of England represented by John Bright

and a few others, 159.— The British Government demands the Release of Mason and Slidell, 160.-Concilia-

tory Action of the American Government met by Duplicity and Truculence, 161.- American Principles

concerning the Rights of Neutrals vindicated, 162.- Arguments of the Secretary of State, 163.–Surrender

of the “ Embassadors" to British Custody, 164.–Enemies of the Republic hopeful, 165.— The Government

strengthened, 166.— The “ Burnside Expedition "-A Terrible Storm, 167.—The Expedition at Hatteras

Inlet, 168.-- The Confederates on Roanoke Island, 169.-Attack on the Confederate Works there by the

National Fleet—Landing of National Troops, 170.- Battle of Roanoke Island, 171.-Capture of the Island

and the Confederate Ariny, 173.-Elizabeth City taken, 174.-Medals of Honor bestowed, 175.-The Nation-

als control Albemarle Sound, 176. — Appeals to the North Carolinians, 177.—Spirit of the Loyal and the

Disloyal, 178

Position of the Armies in the Mississippi Valley-General Halleck in command of the Department of Mis-

souri, 179. – His rigorous Treatment of influential Secessionists, 180.-Fugitive Slaves excluded from Mili-

tary Carops-Pope in Missouri-Price's Appeal to the Missourians, 181.-Activity of the Confederates-

Battle on the Blackwater, 182.-Halleck declares Martial Law in St. Louis-Price driven out of Missouri,

188.-Hunter's Operations in Kansas, 184.—Treason in New Mexico, 185.- Loyalty and Disloyalty within

its Borders-General Canby and Colonel Sibley, 156. - Battle of Valverde — Texas Rangers, 187.-Sibley's

Victories in, and final Expulsion from New Mexico, 188. -- Albert Sidney Johnston in the West-A Pro-

visional Government in Kentucky, 189.-War in Southern Kentucky, 190.-Battle of Prestonburg, 191.-

Forces of Generals Buell and Zollicoffer in Kentucky, 192.— Military Movements in Eastern Kentucky-

The Confederates on the Cumberland, 193.–Battle of Mill Spring, 194.-Its Results—Death of Zollicoffer,

195. — Beauregard sent to the West, 196.- The Confederates in Kentucky and Tennessee, 197.— Their Fortifi-

cations in those States-A Naval Armament in Preparation at St. Louis, 198.–Foote's Flotilla-Preparations

to break the Confederate Line, 199.—Thomas's Movements toward East Tennessee, 200.—Expedition

against Fort Henry, 201.-Operations of Gun-Boats on the Tennessee River-Torpedoes, 202. — Attack on

Fort Henry, 208.---Capture of the Post-Scene just before the Surrender, 204.-Efects of the Fall of Fort

Henry, 205.

Gun-Boat Expedition up the Tennessee River, 206.—Commodore Foote in the Pulpit, 207.— Preparations for

marching against Fort Donelson, 208.-Character and strength of Fort Donelson, 209.-Disposition of Forces
for Battle, 210.–The Oarondelet-Opening of the Battle, 211.–Defeat of the National Troops- Arrival of

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Advance of National Troops on Bowling Green, 230.—Panic in Nashville-Governor Harris crazy with Affright,

231.—Destruction of the Tennessee Iron Works--Clarksville, 232.-Flight of Confederate Troops from

Nashville-Floyd and Pillow again on the Wings of Fear, 233.--Surrender of Nashville, 284.-Expedition
against Columbus-Polk's Preparations to fly from it, 233.- Capture of Columbus, 236.-Mines and Torpe-
does at Columbus Island Number Ten, 237.-Beauregard in command of Island Number Ten-His Call for
Bells to cast into Cannon, 238.-Pope's March on New Madrid-Confederates strengthening that Post, 289.

- Transportation of Siege Guns—Capture of New Madrid, 240.–Strength of Island Number Ten-Foote

prepared for Action, 241.-Attack on Confederate Batteries-The Mortar Service, 242.-Pope at New Madrid

-General Hamilton's Plan for tlanking Island Number Ten by the Gun-Boats, 243.—Construction of a

Flanking Canal, 244.-Passing of Island Number Ten by Gun-Boats_Success of the Canal Project, 245.-

Island Number Ten abandoned-Obstructions in the River, 246. --Capture of the Confederate Army, 247.—

Effect of the Victory, 248.— The Confederates alarmed-Memphis and New Orleans in Terror, 249.-

National Troops in Arkansas-Curtis in Pursuit of Price, 250.-Gathering of Confederate Forces-Curtis's

Address to the Inhabitants of Arkansas--General Van Dorn, 251.-His Presence in the Confederate Camp-

His Address to his Soldiers, 252.-Relative Position of the National Troops-- Van Dorn's Flanking Move-

ment, 253.-He marches to attack-Curtis prepared to receive himn, 254.-Opening of the Battle of Pea

Ridge—Indian Savages led by Albert Pike-A severe Struggle, 255.--A general Battle--Carr's Struggle on

the Right, 256. --Night ends the Battle—Preparations by the Nationals for renewing it, 257.–Battle

renewed in the Morning—The Nationals victorious, 258.-Result of the Battle-Atrocities of Pike's

Indians, 259.-Curtis marches toward the Mississippi— The Indians, 260.

GENERAL MITCHEL'S INVASION OF ALABAMA.—THE BATTLE OF SHILOH.

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OPERATIONS IN SOUTHERN TENNESSEE AND NORTHERN MISSISSIPPI AND ALABAMA.

Situation of the two Armies near Corinth, 288.---The Victory at Shiloh, and its Fruits Public Rejoicings, 289.-

Forward Movements of the National Army checked by Halleck-Mitchel's Troops driven from Tuscumbia

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Plan for the Capture of New Orleans-Porter's Mortar Fleet, 328.- The Defenses of New Orleans, 329.-Confi.

dence of the Confederates in their Defenses—The Fleets of Farragut and Porter, 830.—Their appearance on
the Mississippi River, 331.–Bombardment of Forts Jackson and St. Philip, 332.- Passage of the Forts by
War-vessels, 333.-Battle with the Forts and the Ram Manassas, 334.–Fearful Struggle of the llartford,
835.–A desperate Naval Battle, 336.-Capture of Forts Jackson and St. Philip, 839.—Excitement in New
Orleans, 840.-Flight of Lovell and his Troops, 841.-Farragut approaches New Orleans-Destruetion of
Property there, 842.–Farragut before the City, 348.–Folly of the Civil Authorities– Impertinence of a
French Naval Commander, 544.-National Troops in New Orleans, 345.-General Butler and the absurd
Mayor Monroe-Butler's Proclamation, 346.— Rebellion rebuked and checked, 347.-Martial Law proclaimed
-Concessions to the People, 348.–Benevolent and Sanitary Measures-The Rebellious Spirit of Citizens,
849.—Butler's famous “ Woman Order "-Its Effects, 350.-A Traitor hung-Butler's Administration, 851.
-Effect of the Capture of New Orleans, 352.

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