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CONTENTS OF VOL. IV.

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CHAPTER XIII.

Baton Rouge, Natchez and Vicksburg..

188

1862.

Batteries passed, ram Arkansas, etc....

NAVAL OPERATIONS : CAPTURE OF NEW ORLEANS. Lafourche district, Weitzel's success..

PAGE

Fort Pulaski, bombardment, surrender....... 150–152

CHAPTER XVIII.

Fort Macon assaulted and taken............. 152, 153

1862.

Mississippi blockade, Ship Island, etc............ 154

Gen. B. F. Butler and Admiral Farragut......... 154 DEPARTMENT OF THE SOUTH: CONGRESS IN SESSION.

Bombardment of Forts Jackson and St. Philip.... 155 | Hunter's proclamation of freedom...,

191

New Orleans taken, the mayor's letter, etc.... 157-159 | Perplexities of the question, etc.....

Mortification of the rebels...................... 159 Small's exploit-arming the negroes........ 192, 193

Operations against Charleston.

CHAPTER XIV.

Issue of treasury notes and tax bill....

194

The Homestead act-Pacific Railroad act.... 194, 195

1862.

Act to punish polygamy in Utah....

....... 195

CAMPAIGN BEFORE RICHMOND: BATTLE OF SEVEN

Confiscation act, adjournment, etc............ 195, 196

PINES.

Pursuit of rebels from Yorktown,.. ............ 160

CHAPTER XIX.

Rain and muddy roads, slow advance.........

Capture of Norfolk-Drury's Bluff, etc....... 161, 162

1862

Approach towards Richmond....... ..........

TIIE SEVEN DAYS' BATTLES : RETREAT FROM

Chickahominy crosséd, Casey in advance..... 163, 164

THE PENINSULA.

F.J. Porter at Hanover Court House............. 164 McClellan's hopes, etc.—Lee's activity........... 196

Rebel plan to keep back McDowell............... 165 | Stuart's raid-Jackson's movement.......... 197, 198

Battle of Seven Pines, fierce and bloody..... 166, 167 Oak Grove and Mechanicsville ...............

McClellan's change of base, judicious...........

CHAPTER XV.

Attack by the rebels, fierce, etc..................

McClellan's plans, White Oak Swamp, etc....

1862.

Savage Station encounter-Glendale............. 202

BANKS AND FREMONT IN THE SHENANDOAH VALLEY.

Malvern Hill-McClellan's generalship........... 202

Banks in command Jackson, etc............ 168, 169 Southern views, etc........................ 203, 204

Banks retreats across the Potomac........... 170, 171

Fremont and Mountain Department......... 171, 172

CHAPTER XX.

Battle at Cross Keys, the bridge, etc............ 174

1862.

Rebel success-Fremont resigns, etc......... 174, 175

GENERAL POPE'S CAMPAIGN IN VIRGINIA,

CHAPTER XVI.

Army at Harrison's Landing.................... 204

McClellan's plans-Adverse influences, etc. ...... 205

1862.

McClellan's entreaty-Superseded........... 206, 207

MITCHEL IN TENNESSEE: CORINTH: MEMPHIS. Pope's address-Rebel plans, etc............ 207, 208

Halleck's and Beauregard's positions............. 175

Cedar Mountain-Pope on the Rappahannock.... 209

General Mitchel's movements and strategy... 176, 177 Jackson nearly caught.......... .............. 211

Occupies Huntsville, Ala.........

Attack on rebels at Groveton..................

Halleck's advance--Corinth invested........ 178, 179 Second Bull Run battle, losses, etc........... 213, 214

Beauregard pursued by our troops....

180

Fort Pillow abandoned by rebels............ 180, 181

CHAPTER XXI.

Naval battle-Memphis surrenders....

1862.

Espedition up the White River......

. ........

182

KENTUCKY: WESTERN TENNESSEE: IUKA AND

CORINTH.

CHAPTER XVII.

Position of our forces under Grant, etc........

1862.

Murfreesborough taken by Forrest.......

.... 216

DEPARTMENT OF THE GULF: EVENTS ON THE John Morgan's raid-Pursuit of...

217

MISSISSIPPI.

Kirby Smith enters Kentucky...

218

Batler in New Orleans, state of affairs, etc. ...... 183 Guerrilla robbers and murderers......... 219

The poor of the city, steps taken....

iły, steps taken............ 184, 185 | Bragg marches into Kentucky............ .... 220

New Orleans women, conduct of................. 186 Bragg's retreat-Invasion a failure. ......... 221, 222

The famous order No. 28, effect of........... 186, 187 Western Tennessee-Battle of luka......... 222, 223

Farragut on the Mississippi..................... 188 | Van Dorn and Price attack Corinth....

......... 177

... 215

293

CHAPTER XXII.

CHAPTER XXVI.

1862.

1863.

LEE IN MARYLAND: SOUTH MOUNTAIN AND AN OPENING OF THE YEAR: WEST VIROINIA: GENERAL

TIETAM.

HOOKER.

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McClellan recalled to command....

New state, West Virginia.

273

Lee enters Frederick, Maryland...

227 Wheeling convention, etc................... 273, 274

McClellan enters Frederick............

229 Rebel Congress, Davis's complaints.......... 275, 276

aper found by McClellan.......... 229, 230 | The Navy-Loss of the Harriet Lane, etc.... 277, 278

Rebels gain Harper's Ferry......

Hooker's plans, movement, etc...

279, 280

Lee's position at Antietam creek................ 232 | Advance to Chancellorsville.......

.............. 281

Battle of 16th and 17th of September—Result .232–234 Lee's course, demonstration, etc. ..... ...... 281, 282

Jackson's movement–Panic of the 11th corps .282, 283

Jackson killed by his own men.................. 284

CHAPTER XXIII.

Battle of Chancellorsville...... ........... 285, 286

1862.

Stoneman's cavalry raid, etc................. 287, 288

CLOSE OF M'CLELLAN'S CAREER : BURNSIDE'S

CAMPAIGN.

CHAPTER XXVII.

Views and plans of McClellan-Delays...... 234, 235

1863.

Advance into Virginia–Superseded, etc..... 236,

Burnside, and change of plan................ 238 DEPARTMENT OF THE SOUTH : BANKS AND PORT

Mr. Lincoln's order as to the Sabbath..........

HUDSON.

Doubts where to cross the Rappahannock.

General Hunter at Port Royal......

Pontoon bridges, sharpshooters, etc.............. Iron-clads in the Ogeechee.........

290

Fredericksburg occupied-Sumner's attack... 241, 242

Attack on the blockading squadron...... 292

Terrible loss and failure-Effects, etc............ 243 Projected attack on Charleston.........

Hooker takes the place of Burnside

Bombardment by the fleet.........

Banks at New Orleans, address, etc.......... 297, 298

CHAPTER XXIV.

Farragut runs the batteries at Port Hudson...... 299

Operatiors west of New Orleans ........... 300, 301

1862.

Siege of Port Hudson-Surrender........... 302, 303

THE SOUTHWEST: VICKSBURG, MURFREESBOROUGH,

ETC.

General Schofield in Missouri................... 245

CHAPTER XXVIII.

State of affairs, guerrilla bands, etc...

246

1863.

Rebels under Hindman-The Sioux... 247, 248

Sherman's attack on Haines's Bluff....... 249

OPERATIONS IN, TIE MISSISSIPPI : FALL OF VICKS.

Rosecrans advances against Bragg......

BURG.

Plan of battle of Murfreesborough....

251 | Arkansas Post, Fort Hindman. ...... 303, 304

Rebel attack-Result, etc.........

| Running the Vicksburg batteries................ 305

Foster in North Carolina................... 255, 256

Plans for approaching Vicksburg............ 306, 307

Attack on Grand Gulf..........

...... 308, 309

CHAPTER XXV.

Grant's daring plan......

Jackson, Mississippi, captured, etc.... ...... 311, 312

1862.

Rebel defeat at the Big Black...........

313

CLOSE OF THE YEAR: HABEAS CORPUS, EMANCIPA Porter's operations.. .......

... 313, 314

TION, ETC.

Assaults on Vicksburg-Siege operations.... 314, 315

Position of affairs at this date, etc........... 257, 258 | Pemberton surrenders......

........... 316

Military arrests, etc.....

259 Grant's report, etc......... ................. 317

Policy of the government.................. 260, 261

Mr. Lincoln's emancipation plans............ 262

Congress in session.

CHAPTER XXIX.

..... 263

Message, action, reports, etc..

263, 264

1863.

Financial measures-Foreign relations....... 265, 266

CAMPAIGN ON THE POTOJAC: BATTLE OF GETTYS

Case of piratical cruisers...

.. 267, 268

BURG.

Public opinion in England...

268, 269

Louis Napoleon's attempt..........

269, 270 | Rebels resolve to invade the North.......... 319, 320

APPENDIX TO CHAPTER XXV............. 271, 272 | Lee sets out for the purpose................ 320, 321

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CHAPTER III.

CHAPTER VIII.

1863.

1864

GRANT'S CAMPAIGN: CHATTANOOGA : KNOXVILLE. DEPARTMENT OF THE GULF: FORT PILLOW MASSACRE.

Bragg invests Chattanooga................. 356, 357 Military and naval operations...

409, 410

Chattanooga relieved-Grant's plan ............. 358 Red River expedition..............

411, 412

Battle begun, Nov. 23d......

| Battle at Pleasant Hill ........

412, 413

The two following days—success............ 360, 861 Steele in Arkansas-Porter, etc............. 414, 415

Burdside besieged in Knoxville-Relieved ... 362–364 Fort Pillow massacre ..

416-418

Plymouth, N. C., taken by the rebels............ 419

CHAPTER IV.

1863.

CHAPTER IX.

DEPARTMENT OF THE SOUTH: SIEGE OF CHARLESTON.

1864

Rebel ram Atlanta captured..................... 365

GRANT OPENS THE VIRGINIA CAMPAIGN.

Morris Island-Charleston alarmed .......... 366, 367

Grant placed in supreme command.......... 420, 421

Assault on Fort Wagner, etc................ 367–369

Position of our forces—Meade, etc........... 423, 424

Fort Sumter-Charleston bombarded........ 370, 371

| Army crosses the Rapidan...................... 425

Quantrell and his ruffiang..

.. 373, 374

Battle of the Wilderness.........

426, 427

| Battle at Spottsylvania Court-House............. 429

CHAPTER V.

Sheridan's expedition-Success.............. 432, 453

1863,

DRAFT RIOTS : MR. LINCOLN'S COURSE : ETC.

CHAPTER X.

Diplomatic circular, enrollment, etc.......... 375, 376 ,

1864,

Draft unpopular-Riot in New York......... 377, 378

GRANT'S ONWARD MOVEMENTS.

Riots attempted elsewhere.................. 380, 381 Movement to the North Anna........... ... 434, 435

Proclamation as to habeas corpus................ 382 Crook, Averill, Sigel, etc .................. 436, 487

Volunteers called for-General Meade ....... 383, 384 | Bloody attacks on the rebels................ 438, 439

Bristoe Station-Mine Run move............ 384-386 Change of plan-Hunter's operations........ 440, 441

Rebel piratical exploit.........

387 Sheridan's raid, Grant's views, etc........... 442, 443

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Wilmington and Fort Fisher......

........ 497
Expedition under General Terry-Victory.... 499-501

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1865.

PEACE PROPOSITIONS : INAUGURATION OF LINCOLN.
F. P, Blair goes to Richmond-Rebel agents. 512, 513
Rebels vote to arm the slaves................... 514
Constitutional amendment abolishing slavery..... 515
Mr. Lincoln's inaugural address.............,517, 518

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100 1 ULLENSUU.......................

544

Book Eighth.

FROM THE

INAUGURATION OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN

TO THE

BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG.

1861–1863.

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