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I. Texas and New Mexico in 1862...... 17

Twiggs's Treason-Texas State Convention passes
Ordinance of Secession-Surrender of the Regulars

Their Loyalty and Sufferings--New Mexico re-
peals Act legalizing Slavery--Canby in command-
Prepares to hold New Mexico-Sibley Brigade
Fort Craig-Sibley declines to attack-Battle of
Valverde-Heroisin and Death of McRae-Fight
at Apaché Pass--Rebels occupy Santa Fé-They

abandon New Mexico. II. Missouri and Arkansas in 1862...... 26

Price returns to Missouri-Guerrilla Operations
Rains and Stein routed-Capture of Milford-Price
retreats to Arkansas-Sigel's Retreat from Benton-
ville-Battle of Pea Ridge--Rebels defeated–The
War among the Indians--Fight at the Cache-
Guerrilla operations-Fight at Newtonia-Hind-
man driven into Arkansas - Cooper routed at

Maysville-Battle of Prairie Grove.
III. Kentucky, Tennessee, and Alabama in

1862-Forts Henry and Donelson
---Pittsburg Landing............. 41
Battle of Mill Spring-Capture of Fort Henry-
Naval Bombardment of Fort Donelson-Gen. Pil-
low's Sortie---Countercharge of Lew Wallace and
C. F. Smith-Escape of Floyd and PillowSurren-
der by Buckner-Retreat of Sidney Johnston from
the Cumberland across the Tennessee-Nashville
recovered-Columbus, Ky.--New Madrid-Island
No. 10 – Fort Pillow--Memphis -- First Siege of
Vicksburg-Grant moves up the Tennessee to Pitts-
burg Landing-Sidney Johnston advances from
Corinth, Miss.-Assails Grant's front near Shiloh
Church-Sherman and McClernand driven--Grant
borne back---Buell and Lew Wallace arrive-The
Rebels driven-Losses---Halleck takes Corinth-
Mitchel rëpossesses Huntsville and most of North

IV. Burnside's Expedition to N. Carolina. 73

Roanoke Island carried-Elizabeth city submits-
Defenses of Newbern storined-Newbern surren-
dered-Fort Macon reduced --Fight at South Mills
--Foster advances to Kinston — Fails to carry

V. Butler's Expedition to the Gulf-Cap-
ture of New Orleans.

.. 81
Gen. B. F. Butler concentrates 15,000 men on Ship
Island-Capt. Farragut at the mouths of the Mig-
sissippi-Assails and passes Forts Jackson and St.
Philip-Destroys the Rebel Flotilla-Pushes on to
New Orleans-The Forts surrender to Capt. Porter
-Gasconade of Mayor Monroe---New Orleans suc-
cumbs --- Butler convinces the Rebels that he is
wanted there-General Order No. 28-Execution
of Mumford-Farragut and Gen. Williains ascend
the River to Vicksburg-Baffled there-Breckin-
ridge attacks Baton Rouge ---Williams killed
Rebels repulsed-Ram Arkansas destroyed-Weit-
zel reduces the Lafourche country-Flanders and
Hahn chosen to Congress-Butler superseded by
Banks--Butler's parting Address-Jeff, Davis dis-

satisfied with his policy. VÍ, Virginia in '62--McClellan's Advance.107

Obstinate Delavs- The Routes to Richmond-Bat-
tle of Kernstown---Raid of the Iron-clad Merrimac
or Virginia in Hampton Roads--McClellan on the
Peninsula-Siege of Yorktown—Battle of Williams-
burg-Fightat West Point- Advance to the Chicka-
hominy - Recovery of Norfolk — Strength of our
Armies -- McClellan's Complaints -- Fight at Mc-
Dowell - Jackson surprises Front Royal - Banks
driven through Winchester to the Potomac-Jack-
son retreats--Tremont strikes Ewell at Cross-Keys
-Jackson crosses the South Fork at Port Repub-
lic, and beats Tyler ---- Heth routed by Crook at

VII. McClellan before Richmond.........140

Fitz John Porter worsts Branch at Mechanicsville
---McClellan partially across the Chickahominy--
Battle of Fair Oaks or Seven Pines — McClellan
rëenforced, but still grumbles and hesitates-Stone-
wall Jackson joins Lee A. P. Hill attacks our
right at Mechanicsville-Battle of Gaines's Mill-
Fitz John Porter worsted-McClellan retreats to
the James - Tight at Glendale, or White Oak

1-PAGT Swamp Bridge-Rebels attack, and are repelled with loss at Malvern Hill---McClellan retreats to Harrison's Bar - Hooker returns to Malvern McClellan withdraws to Fortress Monroe, and em

barks his Army for Alexandria. VIII. Gen. Pope's Virginia Campaign...... 172

Pope appointed to command the forces of Fremont,
Banks, and McDowell-Advances to the Rapidan-
Banks worsted by Jackson at Cedar Mountain
Pope retreats across the Rappahạnnock--Jackson
flanks his right-Strikes the Railroad in his rear
at Bristow-Seizes Manassas Junction-Compelled
to retreat-- Longstreet hurrying to his rescue-
Jackson worsts King--Two Days Battle of Gaines-
ville and Groveton, or Second Bull Run -- Pope
driven back on Centerville - Jackson flanks his
right, and attacks Kearny at Chantilly--Pope re-
treats to the defenses of Washington, and gives
place to McClellan--His Losses--McClellan's fail-
ure to support Pope -- His Correspondence with

Lincoln, Hålleck & Co.
IX. Lee's Invasion of Maryland in 1862..-.193

McClellan crosses the Potomac, and advances to
Frederick-Address to Maryland-McClellan fol-
lows to Frederick--Lee's plans discovered He is
intent on the capture of Harper's Ferry-McClellan
fights and beats his rear-guard at Turner's Gap
Franklin drives Howell Cobb out of Crampton's
Gap-Miles surrenders Harper's Ferry, with 12,000
men, to Stonewall Jackson - McClellan follows
Lte to the Antietam--Battle of Antietam or Sharps-
burg-Losses--Lee retreats across the Potomac-
Porter follows McClellan hesitates to pursue--
J. E. B. Stuart raids around his Army-McClellan
moves dowu to the Rappahannock-Is relieved by

X. Tennessee-Kentucky-Mississippi-

Bragg's Invasion-Corinth........212
Bragg crosses the Tennessee and Cumberland-
Kirby Smith routs V, D. Manson and Nelson at
Richmond, Ky. - Bragg captures 4,000 men at
Munfordsville-Advances to Frankfort, and inau-
gurates Richard Hawes as Governor of Kentucky-
Buell follows him from the Tennessee to Bardstown
and Springfield-Battle of Perryville-Bragg re-
treats out of Kentucky by Cumberland Gap-Rose-
crans fights Price at luka---Price retreats to Ripley,
Miss.--Van Dorn assails Rosecrans at Corinth-Is
beaten off with great slaughter-Van Dorn pursued

to Ripley--Losses.. XI. Slavery in the War-Emancipation ....232

Patrick Henry on Federal Power over Slavery-
Edinund Randolph--John Quincy Adams-Joshua
R. Giddings — Mr. Lincoln - Gov. Seward - Gen.
Butler-Gen. Fremont-Gen. T. W. Sherman-Gen.
Wool-Gen. Dix-Gen. Halleck-Gen. Cameron-
His Report revised by President Lincoln-Seward
to McClellan-Gen. Burnside-Gen. BuellGen.
Hooker--Gen. Sickles-Gen. McCook--Gen. Double-
day--Gen. Williams---Col. Anthony-Gen. Hunter

Overruled by the President-Gen. McClellan on
the Negro-Horace Greeley ta Lincoln-The Re-
sponse-Do. to the Chicago Clergymen-Lincoln's
First Proclamation of Freedom-The Elections of
1862–Second Proclamation of Freedom-Edward

Everett on its Validity.
XII. Slavery and Emancipation in Congress, 256

E. R. Potter on Emancipation by War-Lincoln
for colonizing the Blacks-Congress forbid$ Mili-
tary Officers returning Fugitives from Slavery-
Abolishes Slavery in the District of Columbia-
Lincoln proposes, and Congress enacts, Compen-
sated Emancipation-Prohibits Slavery in the Ter-
ritories--Confiscates the Slaves of Rebels-Opens
Diplomatic Intercourse with Liberia and Hayti--
Requires Equality in Education and Punishment
between Whites and Blacks---Right of Search on
the African Coast conceded-Fugitive Slave Act
repealed_Confinement of suspected Slaves in Fed-
eral Jails forbidden-Coastwise Slave-Trade for-

bidden-Color no Impediment to giving Testimony. XIII. Rosecrans's Winter Campaign, 1862–3.270

The Army of the Ohio at Bowling Green--Rëorgan-
ized by Rosecrans--Morgan's Raids-Surprise of
Moore at Hartsville-Our Advance from Nash-
ville-Battle of Stone River, near Murfreesboro'--
Bragg retreats--Cavalry Raids on our rear-Innes's
Defense of Lavergue - Losses --Forrest routed by



PAGE 1 Sullivan at Parker's Cross-Roadg—Morgan capturės Elizabethtown-Gen. H. Carter's Raid into East Tennessee-Wheeler raids down the Tennessee to Fort Donelson-Beaten off by Col. Harding -Van Dorn captures 1,500 Unionists at Spring Hill -Col. A. S. Håll defeats Morgan at Vaught's Hill

Gordon Granger repulses Van Dorn at Franklin -Col. A, D. Streight raids into Northern Georgia

-Is overpowered and captured near Rome. XIV. Siege and Capture of Vicksburg....286

Position and Importance of Vicksburg-Grant
moves against it from Lagrange--Advances to Ox-
ford, Miss.-Van Dorn captures Holly Springs
Murphy's Cowardice-Grant compelled to fall
back-Hovey and Washburn on the Coldwater-
Gen. Wm. T. Sherman embarks 30,000 men at
Memphis-Debarks on the Yazoo, north of Mem
phis--Com. Porter's Gunboats- Sherman storms
The Yazoo Bluffs-Repulsed at all points with
heavy loss--- Attempts to flank by Drumgould's
Bluff-Is baffled--Superseded by Gen,McClernand
-Who invests and captures the Post of Arkansas
Gen. Grant assumes command-Debarks-Digging
the Canal-Proves an Abortion-Yazoo Pass Ex-
pedition-Stopped at Greenwood-Compelled to
return-Grant tries the Sunflower route-Baffled
again-The Queen of the West raids up Red River
- Disabled and abandoned--The Indianola cap-
tured by the Webb and Queen of the West—The
Indianola blown up in a panic--The Webb flees up
Red River-Grant moves down the Mississippi
Com. Porter runs the Vicksburg Batteries-Grier-
son's Raid to Baton Rouge-Porter attacks the Bat-
teries at Grand Gulf-Grant crosses at Bruinsburg
---Sherman feints on Haines's Bluff--Crosses the
Mississippi at Hạnkinson's Ferry-Fight at Port
Gibson---Fight at Raymond-Fight at and capture
of Jackson-Battle of Champion Hills-Fight at
the Big Black-Haines's Bluff abandoned— Vicks.
burg invested--General Assault repulsed–The
Siege vigorously pressed-Pemberton calls a par-
ley-Surrenders-Grant drives Jo. Jobnston from ·
Jackson-Fight at Milliken's Bend-Holmes.as.

sails Heleva, and is routed.
XV, Texas and Louisiana in 1863-Cap-

ture of Port Hudson...........322
. Galveston --- Rötnken by Com. Renshaw --Sur-
· prised by Magruder, and carried-Our Fleet dis-

abled and beaten-Disaster at Sabine Pass-The
Alabama captures the Hatteras---Gen. Banks in
command at New Orleans-Clearing the Atchafa-
laya-Fight at Carney's Bridge-Farragut passes
the Batteries at Port Hudson-Banks returns to
Berwick's Bay-Advances to Opelousas and Alex-
andria, La.m--Moves thence to Bayou Sara, and
crosses the Mississippim-Invests Port Hudson-
Combined Attack on its Defenses-Repulsed with
a loss of 2,000_Banka presses the Siege-Second.
Attack --The Rebel supplies exhausted-Gardner
surrenders-Dick Taylor surprises Brashear City

Fighting at Donaldsonville-Franklin attacks
Sabine Pass, and is beaten off-Dana surprised at
Morganzia-Burbridge surprised near Opelousas
-Gen. Banks embarks for the Rio Grande-De-
barks at Brazos Santiago, and takes Brownsville
--Capture of Aransas Pass and Pass Cavallo-Fort
Esperanza abandoned--Indianola in our hands

Banks returns to New Orleans..
XVI. Army of the Potomac under Burn-

side and Hooker-Fredericksburg
-Chancellorsville .............342
Gen. Burnside in command in Virginia--Crosses
the Rappahannock-Attacks Lee's Army, strongly
posted on the Southern Heights--Is repulsed with
heavy loss—Rēcrosses the River--A fresh Ad-
vance arrested by the President-The Mud March

Rebel Raids in Virginia-Burnside gives place
to Hooker ---- Stoneman's Raid on Lee's rear-
Hooker crosses the Rappahannock, and advances
to Chancellorsville-His right wing turned and
shattered by Jackson --- Pleasanton checks the
Enemy Jackson mortally wounded-Desperate
fighting around Chancellorsville-Hooker stunned

Our Army recoils-Sedgwick storms Marye's
Heights-Strikes Lee's Rear--Is driven across the
River--Hooker rëcrosses also-Stoneman's Raid a
Failure-Longstreet assails Peck at Suffolk-Is

beaten off with loss.
XVII Lee's Army on Free Soil-Gettys-

trated-Sickles driven back with loss-Rebel Ad-
yance checked_Night falls-Rebel Grand Charge
led by Pickett Terribly repulsed-Lee retreats
Heavy losses-Feeble pursuit by Sedgwick-Lee
halts at Williamsport-Meade hesitates-Lee gets
across the Potomac-Kilpatrick routs the Rebel
rear-guard-Meade crosses at Berlin, and moves
down to the Rappahannock-Fight at Manassas
Gap-Dix's Advance on Richmond-Pleasanton
crosses the Rapidan-Lee flanks Meade, who re-
treats to Centerville-Warren worsts A. P. Hill
-Lee retires across the Rappahannock-Imboden
surprises Charlestown-Gen. D. A. Russell storms
Rappahannock Station, capturing 1,600 prisoners

---Meade crosses the Rapidan -- Affair of Mine
. .. Run–Toland's raid to Wythevillem-Averill's to :

Lewisburg-Fight at Droop Mountain.
XVIII. The Chattanooga Campaign........404

Morgan's Raid through Kentucky into Indiana
and Ohio-He is surrounded, routed, and captured

His Imprisonment and Escape-Rosecrans ad..
vances from Murfreesboro' by Shelbyville and
Tullahoma, to the Tennessee at Bridgeport-
Bragg flanked out of Chattanooga - Rosecrans
eagerly pursues--Bragg concentrates at Lafayette,
and turns upon his pursuers—Rosecrans concen-
trates on the Chickamauga—Desperate battle there

Rosecrans, worsted, retreats to Chattanooga Losses-Rosecrans superseded-Pegram's raid into Kentucky-Saunders's into East Tennessee-. Burnside crosses the Cumberland Mountains Knoxville liberated --- Burnside rëtakes Cumberland Gap, with 2,000 prisoners-Longstreet impelled by Bragg against him-Wolford struck at Philadelphia, Tenn...Fight at Campbell's StationBurnside withdraws into Knoxville--Longstreet besieges and assaults - Is repulsed with Ioss

Raises the Siege and retreats-Grant relieves Rose-
· Crans-Hooker and Slocuin hurried to the Tennes-

see-Wheeler's and Roddy's raids-Grant reaches
Chattanooga ---- Hooker crosses the Tennessee -
· Fight at Wauhatchie -- Sherman arrives from

Vicksburg-Grant inpels attacks on Bragg by
Granger, Hooker, and Sherman-Hooker carries
Lookvut Mountain-Bragg, on Mission Ridge, at-
tacked from all sides and routed— His Bulletina-
Hooker pursues to Ringgold-Cleburne checks him
in a gap in White Oak Ridge-Sherman and Gran-
ger dispatched to Knoxville-Losses at Mission

XIX. The War in Missouri and Arkansas,

in 1863.........
Marmaduke attacks Springfield, Mo.--Is repulsed

Again at Hartsville-Waring routs him at Bates-
ville, Ark, The Sam Gaty captured-Fayetteville i.
attacked by Cabell — Marmaduke assails Cape
Girardeau - McNeil repels him “Coffey assails
Fort Blunt-Standwatie repulsed at Cabin Creek
--Coffey repulsed by Catherwood, at Pineville,
Mo. - Quantrell's Arson and Butchery at Law
rence, Kansas-Gen. Steele moves on Little Rock
--Fight at Bayou Metea-Davidson defeats Mar-
maduke at Bayou Fourche-Price abandons Little
Rock to Steele-Blunt's Escort destroyed by Quan-
trell-Col, Clayton defeats Marmaduke at Pine
Bluff-Gen. E. B. Brown defeats Cabell and Coffey
at Arrow Rock-McNeil chases them to Clarks-
ville-Standwatie and Quantrell repulsed by Col.
Phillips at Fort Gibson-Sioux Butcheries in Min-
nesota-Gen, Sibley routs Little Crow at Wood
Lake--500 Indians captured and tried for murder
-Gen. Pope in cominand-Sibley and Sully pur-
sue and drive the Savages-Gen. Conner in Utah
-- Defeats Shoshonees on Bear River -- Enemies

vanish. XX. The Carolinas, Georgia, and Florida




burg ........
Lee silently flanks Hooker's right, and moves
northward-Cavalry Fight near Fairfax-Millos,
at Winchester, surprised and driven over the
Potomac, with heavy loss--Cavalry encounters
along the Blue Ridge-Jenkins raids to Cham-
bersburg-Lee crosses the Potomac--Hooker and
Halleck at odds --Hooker relieved - Meade in
command - Ewell at York -- Collision of van-
guards at Gettysburg-Reynolds killed--Union-
ists outnumbered and driven-Howard halts on
Cemetery Hill-Sickles comes up-Hancock takes
command-Meade arrives--Both Armies concen-

in 1862–3-Siege of Charleston. .455
Siege and Capture of Fort Pulaski by Gillmore
Sinking of Stone Fleet in Charleston Harbor -
Com. Dupont sweeps down the Coast to St. Aue :
gustine-Union Movement at Jacksonville-Pen-
sacola and Jacksonville abandoned-Edisto Island
relinquished-Gen. Hunter attacks Secessionville,
and is repulsed--Gen. Brannan threatens the. Sa-
vannah Railroad-Fight at Coosawhatchie.--De-
struction of the Nashville- Dupont repulsed at
Fort McAllister---The Isaac Sinith lost near Le
garéville--Iron-clad Raid from Charleston--The
Mercedita and Keystone State disabled -- Beau-
regard and Ingraham proclaim the Blockade of
Charleston raised-Dupont with his Iron-clads at-
tacks Fort Sumter, and is repulsed-Col. Montgom-
ery's Raid up the Combahee-The Atlanta comies
out from Savannah -- Capt. Rogers, in the Wee-
hawkén, disables and captures her-Gen. Gillmore
seizes half of Morris Island Gen. Strong assaults
Fort Wagner, and is bloodily repulsed-Gillmore
opens Trenches ---The 'Swamp Angel' talks to
Charleston—The Rebels driven out of Fort Wagner

Com. Stephens assaults Fort Sumter-Charles-
ton bombarded from Wagner-Foundering of the
Weehawken-D. H. Hill' repelled at Newbern-
Attacks Washington, N. C. - Is driven off by
Foster-Fight at Gum Swaip.


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PAGE 1 XXL. The Political History of 1863......484

Lord Lyons on Democratic Peace-Spring Elec-
tions of 1863—Conscription ordered, first by Rebel,
next by Union Congress - Judge Woodward
pronounces the latter unconstitutional-Suspen-
sion of Habeas Corpus-Military Arrest and Con-
viction of Vallandigham--Democrats of Albany
thereon - President Lincoln's Response - Ohio
Democratic Convention's Resolves-Vallandig-
bam nominated for Governor-Convention de-
mand his Release---President Lincoln's Reply
The New York Journalists on the Freedom of the
Press--Ex-President Pierce's Fourth of July Ora-
tion--Gov. Seymour's ditto-The Draft Riots in
New York-Arson, Devastation, and Murder-
Gov. Seymour's Speech-He demands a stoppage
of the Draft-President Lincoln's Reply--The
Autumn Elections The Draft adjudged valid

The Government sustained by the People. .
XXII. Negro Soldiery..

..................511 Negroes in the Revolutionary Armies Royal Attempts to win them to the British side-The War of 1812–Gen, Jackson at New Orleans-Negro soldiering suppressed in 1861-Gen. Hunter directs & recruiting of Blacks--Gov. Wickliffe's Inquiry-Gen, Hunter's Response-Saxton authorized tn arm Negroes-Gen. Phelps's Black recruiting in Louisiana - Gen. Butler thereon --- Jeff. Davis on. Butler and Phelps together-Congress orders a general enrollment, regardless of Color Democratic Denunciation thereof-Gov. Andrew, of Mass., raises two Black Regiments-New York, by her Loyal League, follows the Example--Rebel employment of Negroes in War-Beauregard and Jeff. Davis on Federal arming of Blacks--The Confederate Congress punishes it with Death-President Lincoln threatens Retaliation-Garrett Davis, S. S. Cox & Co. denounce the arming of Blacks-Adjt.-Gen. Thomas engages in the work --His Speech at Lake Providence-Gen. Banks's Order-Negro recruiting goes ahead-Efficiency of Black Soldiers.

PAGE pushes on to Spottsylvania C. H.~Heavy, indecisive fighting-Haucock storins the Enemy's Lines, capturing Maj.-Gen. Ed. Johnson and 3,000 'Men Sheridůn's Raid to Richinond. Death of J. E. B. Stuart-Butler moves against Richmond by the James W. F. Smith fights D. H. Hill at Port Walthall Junction-Beauregard arrives from Charleston-Attacks Butler on the James-More Fighting there--Kautz's first Raid -- Three Union Gunboats blown up --Grant moves by his Left to the North Anna-Hancock and Wright across-Burnside repulsed-Fighting on both Wings--Lee's Position impregnable -Grant moves by lis Left to the Chickahominy -Rëenforced by W. F. Smith from Butler's Position-Bloody Repulse at Cold Harbor--Sheridan's Raid to Louisa C. H.-Grant moves by his Left across the Jaines, below Richmond - Recrosses for his Overland Advance-Butlerimpels Gillem and Kautz against Petersburg--W. F. Smith's Corps follows-Failures to carry itGeneral Assault repulsed. keade's costly All vance to the Weldon Railro:d-Wilson's and Kautz's expensive Raid to Burkesville-Butler pontoons the James--Sheridan fights on the Peninsula--Miles carries an Outpost at Deep Bottom--Burnside's Mine - Hancock on our Left, Gregg on our Right, advance, and are both worsted--Warren seizes and holds the Weldon Railroad-Hill defeats Hancock at Reams's Station--Warren advances to and over the Squirrel Level Road-Butler assaults and carries Fort Harrison-Field fails to retake it-Meade advances to Hatcher's Run--Egan routs HethHancock repels Wade Hampton--Hancock re

tires--Losses of the Campaign-Criticisins. XXVI. West Virginia and North of the

Rapidan in 1864....
Sam Jones captures Beers at Jonesville-Rosser
takes Petersburg--Averill hits him at Spring-
field-Sigel's defeat at Newmarket--Averill
worsted at Wytheville-Crook's Fight near
Dublin Station--Hunter's victory at Piedmont-
He takes Staunton, and advances to Lynchburg

Retreats across the Alleghanies—Early chases
Sigel out of Virginia--Wallace beaten on the
Monocacy -- Early threatens Washington.
Wright repulsed" by Early - Avery worsted
near Winchester-Early defeats Crook-Cham-
bersburg burned by McCausland--Col. Stougli
routed at Oldtown --- Sheridan appointed to
command - Beats Early at Opequan— Routs
hiin at Fisher's Hill--Devastates the Valley-
The Richmond Whig on Retaliation - Early
surprises Crook at Cedar Creek - Sheridan

transforms defeat into victory-Losses. XXVII. Between Virginia and the Missis




XXIII. The War along the Coast in 1864..528


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Organization of the XXXVIIIth Congressie
Lincoln's proffer of Amnesty--Gillmore and Sey-
mour in Florida-Finnegan defeats Seymour at
Olustee-Rebel Salt-Works in Florida destroyed
-Union Convention at Jacksonville-Union Re-
pulse at Bloody Bridge, S. C. — Pickett assails
Newbern, N, C. – Hoke besieges Wessells in
Plynouth-The Rebel ram Albeinarle disables
our Vessels-Wessells surrenders--The Albemarle
fights our Fleet off the mouth of the Roanoke
Is beaten off by them-Blown up by Lt. Cushing
-Plymouth retaken- Wild's Raid into Camden

XXIV. The War beyond the Mississippi in



Banks in New Orleans --- Porter's Fleet in the
Mississippi -Captures Fort De Russy-Our Army
and Fleet advance to Alexandria-Both move up
Red River-Banks presses on toward Shreve.
port. Col. Gooding's Fight-Our Advance routed
by Kirby Smith at Sabine Cross-Roads-Ernory
checks the Rebel Pursuit at Pleasant Grove
Fierce and indecisive Battle at Pleasant Hill-
Banks retreats to. Grand Ecore - Porter works
and fights his way down the River—Banks fights
and drives Bee at Cane River- Return of Army
and Fleet to Alexandria-Lt. Col. Bailey engi-
peers our Vessels over the Rapids-Union Logs
of three Vessels at Dunn's Bayou-Texas Coast
nearly abandoned-Banks retreats to Simmsport
-Fight at Mansurf-Cotton Operations on Red
River -- Steele's Advance from Little Rock -
Fight at Prairie d'Anne--Steele enters Camden

Union Disaster at Marks's Mills-Steele re-
treats--Attacked by Kirby Smith at Jenkins's
Ferry – Rebels repulsed -Steele, burning his
Trains, escapes to Little Rock--Gen. Carr worsts
Shelby at St. Charles-Col. Brooks fights Dob-
bins at Big Creek Shelby captures the 54th Illi-
nois - Union State Convention in Arkansas-
Steele's Inefficiency--Rosecrans in command in
Missouri-Arrests the Chiefs of the Sons of Lib-
erty--Price's last Invasion-Hugh Ewing with-
stands him at Pilot Knob-Retreats to Řollam
Rebel uprising--Price threatens St. Louis--Ap-
pears before Jefferson City-Gen. Mower follows
him from Arkansas---Rebels capture Glasgow
Price at Lexington-Fights Blunt on the Little
Blue-Fights Curtis on the Big Blue-Escapes
southward, by Little Santa Fe Pleasanton routs
him on the Little Osage - Blunt routs him at
Newtonia --Curtis chases him to Fayetteville,

XXV. Gen. Grant's Advance on Richmond.562

Grant made Lieutenant-General--His Concep-
tion of the War--Assumes command-Army of

the Potoinac rëorganized Kilpatrick's Raid to
· Richmond--Col. Dahlgren killed-Grant crosses
the Rapidan--Battle of the Wilderness-Grant

Phillips's Raid to Grenada -- McPherson ada
vances from Vicksburg--Forrest's Raid to Jack-
son--W. T. Sherman's Advance to Meridian-
Sovy Smith's FailuremOsband's Fight at Yazoo
City--Palmer's Advance to Dalton-Forrest
takes Union City--Repulsed by Hicks at Padu-
cah---Assaults and carries Fort Pillow-Butch-
ery after Surrender--Sturgis routed by Forrest
at Guntown --- A. J. Smith worsts Forrest at
Tupelo-Forrest's Raid into Memphis-Fights
at. Bean's Station, Charleston, Mossy Creek,
Dandridge, and Maryville, East Tennessee -
Morgan's last Raid into Kentucky-Hobson's
Surrender -- Burbridge strikes Morgan at Mt.
Sterling, and routs him near Cynthiana-Mor-
gan killed-Burbridge beaten at Saltville, Va.

Attempt on Johnson's Island.
XXVIII. Sherman's Atlanta Campaign.rnr.625

Strength of Sherman's and Jo. Johnston's Ar-
miesSherman flanks Johnston out of Dalton
-Hooker takes Resaca-Jeff. C. Davis takes
Rome - Fight at Pumpkin-vine Creek - At
New Hope Church - At Dallas. Allatoona
Pass won--Gen. Polk killed-Rebel Repulse at
Kulp House-Sherman assaults Kenesaw, and
is repulsed with a loss of 3,000.-Flanks John-
ston out of it-Passes the Chattahoochee
· Hood relieves Johnston-Rousseau defeats Clan.
ton-Hood strikes our left heavily, and is
repulsed-Strikes more heavily, and is badly
Worsted-Stoneman's wretched Raid to Macon

He surrenders ---Hood strikes our right at Proctor's Creek-Is badly beaten by Howard and Logan-Kilpatrick's Raid around Atlanta --Sherman moves by his right behind Atlanta

Howard beats Hardee at Jonesboro'-J. C. Davis repeats the lesson---Hood abandons Atlanta-Sherman enters-Orders it cleared of inhabitants - Pillow raids to Lafayette Wheeler to Dalton and through Southern Tennessee -- Jeff. Davis at Macon - Hood tanks Sherman -- French attacks Allatoona ---Corse beats him off--Hood crosses Sand Mountain Thomas intrusted with the defense of Tennes. see Sherman turns south ward,



PAGE ·barded by the Fleet- The Sailors' assault Ro. . pulsed ---Gen. Ames assaults from the land side . —Desperate Fighting The Fort carried-Losses -Explosion of Magazine --Gen. Schofield arrives - Advances on Wilmington -- Fight at Town Creek-Fort Anderson evacuated-Hoke retreats--Burns Vessels and Stores-Wilming-. ton given up-Advance to Kinston--Uphain surprised at Southwest Creek - Hoke strikes out Is repulsed, and retreats--Schofield enters Goldsboro'.

XXXIII. The Rëpossession of Alabama...716

PAGE XXIX. The War on the Ocean-Mobile

The Confederate Navy--Their Torpedoes -
Britisb-built Privateers -- The Sumter The
Alabama--The Florida--Seizure of the Chesa-
peake--The Tallahassee - The Olustee --The
Chickamauga--Capt. Collins seizes the Florida
in Bahia Hurbor---Gov. Seward on Rebel bela
ligerency–The Georgia-Fight of the Kearsarge
and Alabama - Criticisms thereon - Farragut
before Mobile-Bombards and passes Fort Mor-
gan - The Rebel ram Tennessee fights Our
feet-Is captured--Fort Powell blown up
Fort Gaines surrenders-Fort Morgan succumbs

Mobile sealed up.
XXX. Political Mutations and Results

Presidential Canvass of 1864..654
State Elections reflect the varying phases of
the War - Kentucky Unionism - Lincoln to
Hodges Lincoln at Gettysburg-Fremont
nominated for President-Radical Platform -
Union National Convention--Its Platform-Lin-
coln and Johnson nominated-Johnson's Letter
-A Season) of Gloom-The National Finances
during the War-National Debt--Currency De-
preciation -- Peace Overtures at Niagara and at
Richmond - Davis inflexible - Chicago Demo-
cratic Convention—*Pence' Utterances-The
Platform-McClellan and Pendleton nominated
--National victories stimulate popular dissent
---Gen. McClellan tries to hedge Seward's
Criticisnis - Fremont declines—The Autumn
Elections-Maryland free-Death of Roger B.
Taney-Lincoln elected--The Soldiers' Vote
The XXXVIIIth Congress - Lincoln's last
Message-Slavery prohibited by Constitutional
Amendment- Peace Overtures at Richmond,
and Negotiations in Hampton Roads--Lincoln's
Second Ivaugural.


Wilson at Eastport, Miss.-Crosses the Tennessee, and moves southward-Routs Roddy at Montevallo---Hurries Forrest from Boyle's Creek

Charges over the defenses of Selma, and takes 9,700 Prisoners---Montgomery surrenders-Lagrange routs Buford - Wilson takes Columbus, Ga., by Assault-Lagrange charges and captures Fort Tyler-Wilson in Macon--Cuxton captures Tuskaloosa-Zigzags to Macon--Canby in New Orleans-Advances on Mobile-Steele moves up from Pensacola - Routs Clanton at Mitchell's Creek-Spanish Fort besieged-Its garrison driven out--Desperate assault on Blakely-The Works carried, with 3,000 prisoners-Mobile evacuated-Fate of the ram W. H. Webb.


XXXIV. Fall of Richmond - End of the


XXXI. Hood's Tennessee Campaign.....677

Forrest's last Raid-Captures Athens, Ala.
Is chased out of Tennessee by Rousseau-Hood
presses Gordon Granger at Decatur - Crosses
the Tennessee at Florence-Thomas retires on
Nashville - Hood follows - Fighting at Duek
River and at Spring Hill - Schofield makes &
stand at Franklin - Bloody drawn battle
Heavy Rebel loss -- Pat. Cleburne killed -
Thomas strong in Nashville ---- Fights around
Murfreesboro'-A Cold Week-Thomas assumes
the Offensive-Steedman strikes on our left
A. J. Smith, Johnson, and Wilson on our right

Col. Post storms Montgomery Hill-- T. J.
Wood and A. J. Smith carry first line of
Rebel defenses -- Overton's Hill stormed and
taken-Rebels routed and pursued to Franklin

-Their losses-Hood chased across the Ten-
nessee-Lyon's feeble Raid--Stoneman in East
Tennessee-Gillem routs Duke, and then Vaughn

- Breckinridge driven into North Carolina Saltville captured-Thomas's Captures-Hood relieved.

XXXII. Sherman's Great March.........689

His Army in Northern Georgia--Concentrated
at Atlanta --He moves southward -- Fight at
Lovejoy's --- Kilpatrick before Macon - Slocum
at Milledgeville -- Howard at Sandersville -
Kilpatrick at Waynesboro'-Fights Wheeler
Blair at Millen--Hazen at Statesboro Fight at
the Ogeechee-Blair crosses at Fort Argyle
Slocum crosses at Louisville ---Sherman ap-
proaches Savannah-Hazen storms Fort McAl.
lister--Sherman hears from Foster and Dahl-
gren- Starts for Hilton Head-Hardee evacuates
Savannah-Sherman's losses and captures in
Georgia-Correspondence with Lincoln-Dana's,
Davidson's, and Grierson's Raids-Grierson's
Victory at Egypt--Hatch worsted at Honey
Hill-Foster occupies Pocotaligo-Sherman en-
ters South Carolina-Pushes for the Edisto.com
Horrible Roails-Fight near Branchville-Kil-
patrick at Aiken-Blair fights and wins near
Orangeburg-Fight at the Conyaree--Hood's
remnant, under Cheatham, pags our left--Co-
lumbia surrendered -- Great Conflagration
Sherman's and Wade Hampton's accounts of it
Hardee evacuates Charleston and its defenses

Pollard's account of its devastation - Our
Flag raised on Forts Sumter, Ripley, and Pinck-
ney-Sherman's Foraging-His 'Bumiers mm
Fight at Williston's Station-Atkins's repulse
---Sherman at Winnsboro-Blair at Cheraw
Occupies Fayetteville, N, C.-Hampton sur-
prises Kilpatrick --- Is beaten off --Slocum at-
tacked by Hardee at Averysboro-Rebels recoil
-Jo. Johnston strikes Slocum at Bentonville
Indecisive Fighting-Johnston decamps-Sher-
man enters Goldsboro'-- Butler and Weitzel's
Expedition to Fort Fisher--The Powder Ship-
Porter's Bombardment---Butler returns to the
James — Grant dissatisfied -- Expedition sent
back under Terry-For Fisher invested-Bom.

W ar....................... Grant passive-Rebel attempt to arm Negroes -Warren's advance to the Meherrin-Raid of the Rebel gunboats--Fight at Dabney's MillOur left on Hatcher's Run-Rosser's Raid to Beverly-Capture of Kelly and Crook-Sheridan up the Valley --- Annihilates Early at Waynesboro'- Captures Charlottesville-Fails to cross the James above Richmond-Crosses below, and reaches Grant-Gordon surprises Tort Steedman-Is repulsed at Fort HaskellSurrender of 2,000 Rebels-Meade counter-asa saults-Grant directs a General Advance by our left-Griffin's Fight at the White Oak Road Sheridan advances to Five Forks-Fulls back to Dinwiddie C. H.-Lee strikes Warren heavi. ly-Is successful, but finally stopped-Sheridan again pushed back to Dinwiddie C. H.-Repels his assailants--Warren hurried to his support -Rebels recoil --Sheridan again advances to Five Forks, and attacks--Warren's corps ordered to strike Enemy's left flank - Combined Attack completely successful-Pickett routed and driven wegtward-Warren superseded by Sheridan -Our guns rëopen on Petersburg General assault along our front - Forts Gregg and Alexander carried ----Miles dislodges the enemy at Sutherland's Depot--Longstreet joins Lee-Heth repulsed--A. P. Hill killed--Lee notifies Davis that Richmond must be evacuated -The Confederacy fires and quits that Citymo Weitzel enters it unopposed-Captures of prisoners and arms --The news flashed over the loyal States - Universal rejoicings ---Connecticut Election-Petersburg abandoned-Lee concentrates at Chesterfield C. H.--Retreats westward by Amelia C. H.-Sheridan hends him off fronn Danville, at Jetersville Davies strikes his train at Paine's Cross-Roads—Lee hastening westward---Crook strikes him in flank-Is repulsed-Custer strikes his train at Sailor's Creek, and destroys 400 wagons --- Ewell cut off, and, after a fight, compelled to surrender

Ord strikes Lee's van near Farmville-Is repulsed, and Gen. Read killed-Lee crosses the Appomattox at Farmville - His Desperate Condition - Grant proposes a surrender — Humphreys attacks Lee, and is bloodily repulsed — Lee resumes his flight - Sheridan heads him at Appomattox C, H.-Last Charge of the Army of Virginia-Correspondence between Lee and Grant-Lee Surrenders-Parting

with his Soldiers--His Ariny dissolved. XXXV. Death of President Lincoln-Peace. 746

The President at City Point-He enters Rich-
mond--Letter to Weitzel-Recruiting stopped
-Celebration at Fort Sumter-The President
assassinated by J. Wilkes Booth-Gov. Seward
murderously assaulted by Payne Powell-AC-
cession of Andrew Johnson to the Presidency
Offers rewards for arrest of Jefferson Davis
and others-Stoneinan's Raid into North Caro-
lina--Sherman's Arrangement with Jo. John-
ston-Repudiated by the Government--Reasons
therefor - Johnstort surrenders--- Dick Taylor
ditto-Dissolution of the Confederacy-Flight
and Capture of Davis - Kirby Smith's voice
still for War-Sheridan's Expedition--The Re-
bellion's final collapse-Career of the Shenan-
doal-Grant's Parting Address to his Soldiera

-Dissolution of our Armies. APPENDED NOTES.


.. ......765





UNION GENERALS. FRONTISPIECE 1. Lieut.-Gen. ULYSSES S. GRANT. 7. Major-Gen. ALFRED H. TERRY. 2. Major-Gen. WILLIAM T. SHERMAN. 8. Major-Gen. FRANK P. BLAIR. 3. Major-Gen. PHILIP H. SHERIDAN.. | 9. Major-Gen. NATHANIEL P. BANKS. 4. Major-Gen. GEORGE G. MEADE. 110. Major-Gen. SAMUEL R. CURTIS. 5. Major-Gen. WINFIELD S. HANCOCK. 11. Major-Gen., QUINCY A. GILLMORE. 6. Major-Gen. OLIVER O. HOWARD. 12. Major-Gen. GEORGE H. THOMAS.


HORACE GREELEY , ; . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ó ... 17


PAGE 13. EDWIN D. MORGAN, of N. York. 129 19. AUSTIN BLAIR, of Michigan . 129 14. WILLIAM SPRAGUE, of R. I. .. 20. John BROUGH, of Ohio ... 15. RICHARD YATES, of Illinois . ." 21. WM. A. BUCKINGHAM, of Conn. 16 Thos, C. FLETCHER, of Missouri. " 122. OLIVER P. MORTON, of Indiana. 17, CHARLES S. OLDEN, of N. Jersey “ 23. JOHN A. ANDREW, of Mass. . 18. ALEX, W. RANDALL, of Wisc. ." 24. SAMUEL Cony, of Maine . . "


THE UNION. .. 26. BENJAMIN F. WADE, of Ohio : 257|32. HENRY WINTER Davis, of Md. 257 27. ZACHARIAH CHANDLER, of Mich.“ 33. REUBEN E. FENTON, of N, York. " 28. HENRY S. LANE, of Indiana . i 66 34. GEORGE W. JULIAN, of Indiana. " 29. LYMAN TRUMBULL, of Illinois. " 35. JOHN A. Kasson, of Iowa .. 6 30. ELIHU B. WASHBURNE, of Illinois. " 36. JOHN P. HALE, of N. Hampshire.“ 31. WILLIAM D. KELLEY, of Penna.“ 37. Roscoe CONKLING, of New York."

UNION DEFENDERS. 38. Major-Gen. Wm. S. ROSECRANS 273|44. Major-Gen. Judson KILPATRICK. 273 39. Major-Gen. FRANZ SIGEL . . .". 45. Major-Gen. P. J. OSTERHAUS . " 40. Major-Gen. GODFREY WEITZEL . " 46. Major-Gen. ALFRED PLEASANTON. 41. Major-Gen. JAMES B. STEEDMAN. 6 47. Major-Gen. CARL SCHURZ... 42. Major-Gen. GORDON GRANGER . " 48. Brig.-Gen. Thos. F. MEAGHER. 43. Major-Gen. E. R. S. CANBY . : “ 49. Com. John A. WINSLOW. . .

OUR HEROIC DEAD. 50. Major-Gen. JOHN SEDGWICK . 353|56. Major-Gen. ORMSBY M. MITCHEL. 353 51. Major-Gen. ISAAC I. STEVENS. 56 57. Major-Gen. JAS. S. WADSWORTH. " 52. Brig. -Gen. EDWARD D. BAKER . " 58. Major-Gen. Jas. B, MCPHERSON. " 53. Brig.-Gen. GEORGE D. BAYARD. “ 59. Major-Gen. EDWIN V. SUMNER. “ 54. Major-Gen. PHILIP KEARNY . " 60. Brig.-Gen. FRED, W. LANDER 55. Major-Gen. John F. REYNOLDS. W.161. Brig.-Gen. NATHANIEL LYON .

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