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The Students and Teachers as Soldiers-The Thirty-fourth-The Thirtyninth (Yates Phalanx ) --The Charge on Fort Gregg-The Forty-first-Its Marches and Battles—The Forty-fourth-Re-enlistment When the Ink Froze Upon the Muster Rolls_The Forty-fifth (Lead Mine Regiment)-The Fortysixth-The Battle of the Hatchie-The Forty-seventh-The Battle of IukaThe Forty-eighth-Conclusion of Its Record--The Forty-ninth-Re-enlistment as Veterans-The Fiftieth-The Fifty-first...

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CHAPTER XV.

REGIMENTAL AND PERSONAL.

The Thirty-seventh-Its Missouri Campaign—The Fifty-second-Its Various Commanders General Sweeney-_The Fifty-third" Cushman's Brigade" The Fifty-fourth-Re-enlistment as Veterans The Fifty-seventh-At Shiloh and Corinth-The Fifty-eighth-Capture at Shiloh-General W. F. LynchThe Fifty-ninth --A Missouri Regiment-Change of Designation-The Sixtieth

Conclusion of Its Record-The Sixty-third--A Veteran Regiment--The Sixty-fourth-"Yates Sharpshooters"-The Sixty-fifth-The “Scotch Regiment"--The Three Months' Regiments of 1862—The Sixty-seventh--The Sixty-eighth-The Sixty-ninth-The Seventieth-The Seventy-first......... 238

CHAPTER XVI.

FROM ATLANTA TO MILLEN. Toward the Sea-Communications Cut-Impedimenta Removed–The Eagle's

Wings Composition General Orders for the Campaign--Soldierly and States. manlike-Supplies--Sherman and the Atlanta Authorities--Atlanta Burnt "On to the Sea"-Astonishment at Sherman's Plan-Rebel Reading English Views-Northern Opinions-His Faith in Thomas--Four Columns---Advances --Skirmishes-Macon-Wolcott Wounded-Irwinton-Into Milledgeville New Legislature-Thanksgiving-Rebel Pronunciamentoes—The Four Rivers -Griswoldsville-Sandersville-Kilpatrick's March on Millen-Falls BackIs Assaulted--Defence--Louisville--Ready to go South........ ........... 266

CHAPTER XVII.

TO SAVANNAH. The Right Wing Two Columns No. 9_Millen-The Prison Pen-“Working

the Road"--Captured MailCorduroy-Eden-Jenk's Bridge--Twelve Mile Post-King's Bridge-Enemy's Rifle Pits-Blair-In Sight of SavannahThe Left Wing--Its March--Montieth Swamp--"Water Witch" --Jacksonboro-Pontoons-Kilpatrick and Wheeler-Atkins-Waynesboro-The Ninety-second Illinois—Before Savannah--Charleston Severed—Savannah Invested-Rebel Defences-Fort McAllister-Hazen's Assault-Sherman on a Rice House-Illinois Regiments Engaged-Meets the Navy-Dahlgren and Foster

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-Guns from Fort Royal-Assault ordered-Hardee leaves Savannah_Geary goes in-Sherman to Lincoln-To the Sea-Bowman's Resume-Lincoln to Sherman-Chattanooga to Savannah-The End not Yet................... 275

CHAPTER XVIII.

THE CLOSE OF 18 64-THE OPENING OF 1865.

Mr. Stanton's Summary of 1864_Resume-Banks—Sherman-Stanton and

Thomas---Hood's Army Destroyed-John Morgan-Other Operations-In the East--The Valley of the Shenandoah-Sheridan-The Lost Battle Saved. Opening Year-Grant Reports the Situation-Stanton's Enumeration-Reduc. tion of Fort Fisher-Schofield's Corps—Battle at Kingston-Canby's Department-Mobile-Defences--The Forts-Farragut-The Plan-Lashed Vessels

-Pass the Forts---Gunboats--Ram Tennessee--Terrific Fight-TriumphMobile Bay Ours-Forts Surrender–The City Invested-Carr's Brigades Assault and Carry the Spanish Fort-Fort Blakeley Taken--Our LossesMobile Ours-Losses-Captures—Wilson's Gigantic Alabama Raid-Andersonville--Record of its Honored Dead...................

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CHAPTER XIX.

REGIMENTAL SKETCHES.

The Seventy-second-Battles of Franklin and Nashville-General Joseph Stockton--The Seventy-fourth-What Hood Got The Seventy-fifthIts Battles The Seventy-sixth - Its Roster and History - The Seventy-ninth - The Eightieth-Its Battles and Marches—The Eighty-first-Pursuit of PriceThe Eighty-second-Gettysburg--Colonel Frederic Hecker-General E. S. Salomon--The Eighty-third-Defence of Fort Donelson-The Eighty-fourthThe Eighty-sixth-The Atlanta Campaign—The Eighty-ninth--A Brilliant Record—The Ninetieth-—"The Irish Legion”—The Ninety-first-Service in Texas .....

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CHAPTER XX.

INCIDENTS AND SKETCHES.

Scarcity of Material—Seventy-fourth and Eighty-eighth at Franklin-Charge

Stampede-Colonel Smith-Captain Barnard-Corporal Newman--Captures —Thanks of General Wood-General Thomas-Casualties--The Seventysecond-Charged by Rebels--Driven-Retake Their Line-Lieutenant-Colonel Stockton-Major James--Loss--The Seventy-fifth-Charge Through an Open Field-Its Captures—The Eighty-eighth at Stone River-On Front Line -"Fire and Fire Low"-At Mission Ridge-Lieutenant-Colonel Chandler Colonel John W. Shaffer.

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CONTENTS.

CHAPTER XXI.

ONWARD FROM SAVANNAH.

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January, 1865--Columns in Motion-Grant and Sherman-Logan-Right Wing

-A Skirmish Chaplain's Letter-Logan's Corps-Kilpatrick-WilliamsExtracts From Sherman's Report--Swollen Waters--Sherman's ReportEdisto Bridges—The Divided Rebel Force--Kilpatrick-Atkins-Sherman and the Right Wing-Orangeburg-Hardee--Crossing of Congạree-Columbia-Sherman's Report-The Conflagration-Who was to Blame ?-Sherman on Wade Hampton--Soldiers' Love for South Carolina---Left Wing-Marches for WinnsboroRight joins It-Barnwell---Ninety-second Illinois-Blackville-Aikin--Atkins' Brigade--Kilpatrick's Movements-Exciting Situation

Joe Johnston in the Field-Rocky Mount-Sherman's Report-CherawKilpatrick narrowly Escapes Capture-Schofield and Terry-Fort FisherWilmington--Our Men in Wilmington Prison-What a Correspondent SawForward-Cavalry Skirmish - Hardee tries to “hold” Sherman-Don't Succeed--Hard Fighting-Hardee Abandons His Works—Retreats to Averysboro 357

CHAPTER XXII.

REGIMENTAL SKETCHES.
The Ninety-second--Rebel Treatment of Prisoners—Brevet Major-General Smith
D. Atkins--Color Bearer“ Gedee” Scott- For God's sake Save the Flag"

The Ninety-third-From Atlanta to Savannah—The Ninety-fifth-Regi mental Statistics-Colonel Thomas W. Humphrey-The Ninety-eighth-A Fåtal Accident-The Ninety-ninth-The Assault upon Vicksburg–The One Hundred and First-Running the Blockade-The One Hundred and SecondCapture of a Bank--The One Hundred and Third-Death of Colonel Dickerman-The One Hundred and Fifth-The One Hundred and Eighth-Port Gibson and Champion's Hill-The One Hundred and Nintb-A Brief but Disgraceful Record - The One Hundred and Tenth--Heavy Losses-The One Hundred and Eleventh-Gallant Charge at Resaca-The One Hundred and Twelfth-Sanders' Raid–The One Hundred and Thirteenth--The Rankin Family....

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CHAPTE R XXIII.

OUR TROOPERS. The Third Cavalry_Pursuit of Price's Army—Pea Ridge-Gallantry at Fair

view_Vicksburg and Arkansas Post-The Fifth Cavalry-Battle of Cache River-Privation and Suffering-Expeditions to Granada and Jackson-Muster-out Roster-The Twelfth Cavalry-A Magnificent Saber Fight--Escape from Harper's Ferry_The McClellan Dragoons--The Fight at Dumfries-Stoneman's Raid-Approach to Richmond—Tunstall Station-GettysburgEfficient Service of the Twelfth-Re-organization as Veterans. Reception in Chicago-Snow Storm-The Red River Campaign-Service in Texas--Muister-out Roster--General Hasbrouck Davis..........

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CHAPTER XXIV.

GRANT'S ARMY-VICTORY

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Grant's Army-Siege of Petersburg--Futile Efforts-Opening of Spring--Losses

-Grant's Strategy-Rebel Iron-clad Dash-Extension of Union Left-Sheridan's Command-His great Raid-Reaches White House-Lee's Dash on Fort Steedman--Recaptured-Rebel Prisoners--Important Position Gained-Adyance on the Union Left-Fifth and Second Corps-Face Northward-White Oak Road-Five Forks Reached and Abandoned-Sheridan Reinforced-Longstreet Comes to Help Lee's Right-Ayer's Division Broken-Griffin and Humphreys--The Rebel Lion at Bay-Sheridan Again at Five Forks-Devins and Davies--Enemy Concentrate on Sheridan-Nightfall-Ayer's Division--Sheridan's Advance-Five Forks Again--Orders to Warren--His Removal-Union Assault_Victory-Petersburg-Park's Assault-Wright-Humphreys--Gibbons takes Gregg and Alexander- Miles goes to Sheridan-Enemy DrivenSutherland's Depot-Hill Killed-Lee's Right Wing Gone-Ten Thousand Lost-Desperation--Lee's Telegram to Davis-Excitement in Richmond Weitzell Entrance into Richmond- Richmond Ours !"-Excited AfricanThe Country-Grant's Policy-Lee Attempts Retreat--Chesterfield-Amelia Court House--Sheridan Reaches Jetersville-Cuts Danville Railway-Deer CreekPaine's Cross Roads-Deatonville-Crooks-Ewell's Corps Captured -Ord-General Theodore Reed-Lee over the River-Hunger is King-Lee's Officers say Surrender-Bloody Fightirig-Grant Demands the Surrender of Lee's Army-Lee's Answer-Grant's Terms-Sheridan Mistaken--Lee Heads toward Lynchburg-Changes and comes between Lee and Supplies--Appomat-, tox Station--Lee Proposes Diplomacy-Attempts to Cut through Sheridan's Cavalry--- What, Infantry!"-White Flag--Grant's Answer-Lee Proposes Surrender-Correspondence—The Army of Northern Virginia”-Grant goes to Washington-His Report-His Plans Successful......... ...... 424

CHAPTER XXÝ. THE ONE HUNDRED DAY TROOPS. The Call-The Response-The One Hundred and Thirty-second-The One Hundred

and Thirty-third–The One Hundred and Thirty-fourth-The One Hundred and Thirty-fifth-The One Hundred and Thirty-sixth--The One Hundred and Thirty-seventh-The One Hundred and Thirty-eighth-The One Hundred and Thirty-ninth-The One Hundred and Fortieth-The One Hundred and Fortyfirst-The One Hundred and Forty-second--The One Hundred and Forty-third -The One Hundred and Forty-fifth......

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CHAPTER XXVI.

INTO GOLDSBORO. From Savannah-Schofield and Terry-To Fayetteville--Carlin-Slocum's Left

--Bentonville--The Fighting-Carlin's Brigades-Hazen comes Up-Movements--Mower's Division--Losses-Coxe's Brigade-Into Goldsboro, The Col

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umns Converge-Major Nichol's Statement-Colonel Bowman's-Sherman's Plans -Meets Mr. Lincoln--His General Orders-Army of Georgia-Blunder -Orders-Stoneman and Wilson. .....

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CHAPTER XXVII.

END OF THE WAR.
Out of Goldsboro-Smithfield-News of Lee's Surrender-Johnston's Position

The Strategic Points Sherman Sums Up-Correspondence-Sherman's State-
ment -- Interview - Agreement-Disapproved -- Grant-Visits Sherman-
Truce Suspended-Fighting Order-Proposition to Surrender-Accepted-
March for Richmond-Washington-Grand Review-Stanton and Sherman-
Four Needed Men-Surrender of Taylor and Kirby Smith-The End-Sher-
man's Farewell-Troops Homeward - April to September-Doxology of Peace 459

CHAPTER XXVIII.

REGIMENTAL SKETCHES.
The Eighty-fifth-Perryville, Chickamauga, Mission Ridge, Atlanta, Rome, Kene-

saw, Peach Tree Creek, Savannah-Brevet Brigadier-General C. J. Dilworth
--The One Hundred and Seventeenth-Regimental Statistics--The One Hun-
dred and Nineteenth-Its Various Campaigns-The One Hundred and Twen-
ty-second-Pursuit of Price-The One Hundred and Twenty-fourth-The
“Bully One Hundred and Two Dozen"-The One Hundred and Twenty-seventh
--Vicksburg and the Atlanta Campaign-The One Hundred and Twenty-ninth
Guarding Railroads-The One Hundred and Forty-seventh-Closing of Hos-
tilities in Georgia --The One Hundred and Forty-ninth-On Garrison Duty
The One Hundred and Fiftieth-Religious Revivals—The One Hundred and
Fifty-first-Wofford's Surrender--The One Hundred and Fifty-third-Colonel
Stephen Bronson The One Hurdred and Fifty-fifth......

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CHAPTER XXIX.

INCIDENT-PERSONAL.
Operations on the Gulf-Hurlbut-Brayman-Grierson--Osband-Chetlain-

Colonel Bowers........

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CHAPTER XXX.

THE CHICAGO CONSPIRACY.
Exciting Rumors—First Objective-Diabolical Scheme-Colonel Sweet-The

Situation - Suspicion-Impression-Government Detective-Revelations-
Measures--Official Report—Chicago Armed_Trials Sentences-Pardons-
Brand of Infamy...

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