網頁圖片
PDF
ePub 版

PAGS

Important Reconnoissances and Skirmishes.....

89

Advance of the Army-Further Reconnoissances and Skir-

mishes, and capture of Holly Springs, Miss...

91

Preparation for the assault on Vicksburg-Changes in the

Army Organization...

93

The Williams' Canal-The Queen of the West and India-

nola-New “Cut Offs” proposed The Yazoo Pass Ex-

pedition ....

96

Reconnoissance of Steele's Bayou-Running the Gauntlet

-Advance of the Army.....

98

The Siege of Vicksburg-General Grant's Official Report

of the Siege ...

100

Official Correspondence with various Generals referred to

in General Grant's Official Report...

119

The Interview between General Grant and the Rebel Gen.

eral Pemberton.....

123

The Comi

and en-He issues an Address to

the Soldiers of the Army of Tennessee.......

125

The Rebel loss during the Siege-A tribute from General

Halleck

126

President Lincoln's Congratulatory Letter to General

Grant-How the news was received North and South.. 127

The Fall of Port Hudson--The pursuit after the surren-

der of Vicksburg–The reopening of the Mississippi... 129

U.S. Grant is appointed a Major-General in the Regular

Army.....

130

Important Orders issued by Major-General Grant... 131

General Grant at Memphis—A Public Entertainment

given to him by the citizens, and he is toasted........ 132

He makes no speech, but Dr. Hewitt speaks for him and

proposes a toast for General Grant....

133

General Grant's letter to the citizens of Memphis.... 134

General Grant at New Orleans-He meets with a serious

accident..

135

General Halleck refers to it--General Grant goes to Indi-

anapolis, and is met there by the Secretary of War--

He is appointed to the command of the Military Divi-

sion of the Mississippi.....

136

General Grant and the Secretary of War proceed to Louis-

ville, Ky.—General Grant's Order issued at Louisville.. 137

General Grant at Nashville and Chattanooga–His prepa-
rations for the Campaign..

138

His Order issued at Chattanooga in relation to Rebel

Cavalry visiting towns, villages, and farms, and pilla-

ging Union families...

139

The Battles near Chattanooga--General Grant's Official

Reports, with all the Correspondence with Rebel Gen-

erals

140

General Meiga's Official Report of the Battles, as sent by

him to the Secretary of War...

153

Tributes from General Halleck, General Scott, and Presi-

dent Lincoln........

156

General Grant's intrepidity in Battle

158

General Grant thanks his troops....

159

Thanks of Congress are given to General Grant, and a

Gold Medal ordered to be struck at the Mint, and pre-

sented to him..

160

General Grant visits Knoxville, Nashville, and the out-

posts.....

161

General Grant arrives at St. Louis-He is invited to and

attends a Public Dinner given to him-His letter to the

Western Sanitary Commission....

162

General Grant goes to Nashville, via Louisville, and opens

the Spring Campaign..

163

Major-General Ulysses S. Grant is made Lieutenant-Gen-

eral of the Armies of the United States...

165

Hon. E. B. Washburn, of Illinois, takes care of him in a

speech on the floor of Congress, showing what he had

done for the country.....

166

The Lieutenant-General and the People ...

167

The Lieutenant-General's arrival at Washington—He pro-

ceeds to the White House and receives his Commission

as Lieutenant-General from the hands of President Lin-

coln, with the President's speech.....

168

Lieutenant-General Grant's reply to the President Inter-

view between Lieutenant-General Grant and General

Halleck ...

169

“HEADQUARTERS IN THE FIELD" - General

Burnside's speech at Chicago about General Grant..... 170

The Lieutenant-General's Order on assuming command

of all the “ Armies of the United States”..

171

“ON TO RICHMOND"

172

Lieutenant-General Grant and Major-General Meade-A

Reorganization of the Army of the Potomac.. 174

The Grand Campaign of the Spring of 1864.

175

[ocr errors]

PAGE

Battles of “The Wilderness".

177

The Bloody contest of Friday, May 6th, 1864....... 180

Grant out of “the Wilderness”-Saturday and Sunday's

Operations......

183

Monday's Operations—Death of General Sedgwick..... 187

Tuesday's great battle-First day at Spottsylvania Court

House

188

Wednesday's Operations—Second day's battle at Spottsyl-

vania...

191

General Grant telegraphs to Secretary Stanton, “ I pro-

pose to fight it out on this line if it takes all Summer."

--Thursday's battle-Hancock's splendid victory. 192

First Bulletin from the Secretary of War.

194

Second Bulletin-General Meade's address' to the Army of

the Potomac.....

195

Third Bulletin_Despatches from General Butler.... 196

Fourth Bulletin-Despatches from Major-General Sheri-

dan–His Great Cavalry Raid....

... 197

Fifth Bulletin-Death of General J. E. B. Stuart. Sixth

Bulletin-Retreat of General Lee, and General Grant's

pursuit...

198

Seventh Bulletin-The latest news from the Front-Fri.

day's Battle, May 13th-Burnside's Fight with A. P.

Hill..

199

Saturday, May 14th, 1864, and what happened....

202

General Grant flanks General Lee at Spottsylvania Court

House, and General Sheridan takes possession of Hano-

ver Ferry and Hanovertown, and the Army crosses the

Pamunkey river...

204

The Great Battle Month

207

June, 1864-Battle of Cold Harbor....

208

A new movement made by General Grant.....

209

The whole Army crosses to the South side of the James

river ...

210

Attack on Petersburg...

211

Invasion of Maryland - Breckinridge defeated before

Washington

212

Burnside's Mine exploded before Petersburg ..

213

General Wm. Tecumseh Sherman in the West-Capture

of Atlanta.....

216

General Grant's plans being developed-Early defeated by

Sheridan in the Shenandoah Valley...

217

[ocr errors]

The close of the year 1864, and where the various Armies

and Generals were.

219

Commencement of the New Year, 1865.....

220

The attack on Fort Steadman.....

221

President Lincoln goes to City Point, and visits the battle-

field of March 25th, 1865

222

President Lincoln and Lieutenant-General Grant ho

Council of War with Major-Generals Meade, Sherman,

Sheridan, and Ord—The Grand Campaign-Battles of

Wednesday, March 29th, 1865.

223

Doings of Thursday, March 30th....

225

The Battles of Friday, Saturday, and Sunday-First Bul-

letin from the Seat of War—Telegraph from President

Lincoln

226

Second Bulletin Third Bulletin-Fourth Bulletin..., 227

Fifth Bulletin—Sixth Bulletin-Victory—Twelve thou

sand prisoners and fifty guns captured....

228

Despatches from President Lincoln to the Secretary of

War—The decisive Battle of the War-Sunday, April
2d, 1865....

229

Battle of Five Forks—Saturday night, April 1st, 1865.... 230

Sunday, April 2d, from four to five o'clock, A. M.... 232

Seven o'clock, A. M.-The Rebel Line carried..... 234

Eight o'clock, A. M.-General Grant rides along the lines

toward Petersburg....

236

Nine o'clock, A. M.-The Sixth Corps advances on the

double-quick, captures rebel guns, and turns them at

once on the enemy..

237

Ten o'clock, A. M...

240

Eleven o'clock, A. M......

241

Twelve o'clock, A. M.-Lee in retreat across the Appo-

mattox at two o'clock........

242

General Collis heads the charge on the right.....

243

Six o'clock, P. M.-Evacuation of Petersburg-Transac-

tions on the James river...

245

The North side of the James

246

Capture of Richmond by General Weitzel

247

The pursuit of General Lee-General Grant's Despatch to

the Secretary of War..

248

The enemy's retreat a complete rout.

249

Tuesday, the 4th of April-Lee retreating, and arrival

at Amelia Court House The Union forces arrive at

Burkesville......

251

Wednesday, April the 5th-Fight at Fame's Cross Roads

-Sheridan's despatch to General Grant....

.. 252

Letter sent by Sheridan to General Grant-The enemy

pursued by General Sheridan ......

253

General Meade directs the Second and Sixth Corps... 254

The Battle of Deatonsville....:

255

The enemy retreats towards Painesville, and finds our Cav-

alry there before him

256

Surrender of General Lee-Correspondence between Gen-

eral Grant and General Lee-Thanks to General Grant

and the Army....

256

Salutes ordered by the Secretary of War-The Corres-

pondence-General Grant to General Lee...

257

General Lee to General Grant-General Grant to General

Lee-General Lee to General Grant...

258

General Grant to General Lee-General Lee to General

Grant...

259

General Grant to General Leo—The Terms of the Sur-

render....

260

The Surrender of General Lee and the Army of Northern

Virginia to General Grant-General Lee's entire losses. 261

The Parole given by General Lee and all other rebel offi-

cers—The Obligations of Officers for sub-divisions under

their command...

262

General Grant's movements after the Surrender-Order

from the Secretary of War stopping the Draft

263

General Grant goes North to visit his Family ..

264

Grant leaves Washington for Raleigh, North Carolina.... 264

General Grant returns to Washington, from Raleigh. 265

Important Order of the War Department reducing the

Expenses of the Military Establishment....

265

The Rebel forces in Alabama, Mississippi, and East Louis-

iana surrender to General Canby...

267

General Sheridan goes to New Orleans - Surrender of

Kirby Smith....

267

Close of the War...

267

Presentation to General Grant of a Mansion in Philadel-

phia

268

Character and Abilities of Lieutenant-General Grant..... 268

« 上一頁繼續 »