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GOVERNOR RICHARD J. OGLESBY.
HON. ALLEN C. FULLER.
MAJOR-GENERAL JOHN M. PALMER.
ADJUTANT-GENERAL I. N. HAYNIE.
MAJOR-GENERAL S. A. HURLBUT.
LIEUTENANT-GENERAL W. T. SHERMAN.
BREVET MAJOR-GENERAL A. L. CHETLAIN.
MAJOR-GENERAL B. H. GRIERSON.
BREVET MAJOR-GENERAL M. BRAYMAN.
SURGEON GEORGE COATSWORTH.

CONTENTS OF VOLUME II.

CHAPTER I.

DEATH AND BURIAL OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN.

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The Occurrence-Previous Warnings--The 14th of April-Conversations-Inter

view with Colfax-Cabinet Meeting-Ford's Theater--The Box-BoothePreparations—The ShotAssassin's Escape_The Theater-The Dying Presi. dent-Record of Dissolution--Prayer-Payne and SewardSecretary Stanton's Orders--Grief of the Country-Congressional Committee-Funeral Services in Washington--Remains Borne to the Capitol-To the Funeral CarFuneral Cortege--Baltimore, New York, Philadelphia--Back to IllinoisReaches Chicago_The City in Sable-The Last Stage--Springfield-Emblems of Mourning-Lincoln's Residence-Oak Hill-The Services Bishop Simpson's Oration-Dr. Gurley's Ode-Lincoln's Character-The Congressional Memorial Service-Bancroft's Oration-Doom of the Assassin-Trial of Conspirators--Execution--Curtain Falls........

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CHAPTER II.

BATTLE OF CHIC KAMA UGA..

Action of Washington Authorities-Rosecrans’ Advance~Bragg Occupies Chat

tanooga-Stanley's Advance—Successes-Plan of Federal Campaign-Burnside's Column Reaches Knoxville-Orders--Rosecrans Reaches Chattanooga Bragg Evacuates the City-Pursuit-Orders to Hurlbut, Grant, Sherman, Pope and Schofield for Reinforcements-Bragg at Lafayette-Cavalry RaidsAdded Rebel Forces--Rosecrans Mistaken-His Line-Chickamauga CreekNegley—Position-Bragg Waits—The 17th-Change of Federal Lines18th, Order of Battle-Saturday the 19th-Minty ahd Wilder-Our LineBattle Opens-No Decisive Results-Night-Changed Order-Rebel Order-Sabbath the 20th-Battle Opens-The Fourteenth Army Corps Desperate Fighting-Order to Wood-Our Army Broken in Two_Is the Day Lost? "Rock of Chickamauga" -Thomas' New Position-Carnival of Death-Position Held-A Gap Discovered-Granger in Time-Halleck's Report-Day Saved !-Losses---Effect on the Two Commanders--Burnside-KnoxvilleSiege Raised Illinois Soldiers.....

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CHAPTER III.

REGIMENTAL SKETCHES.

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The Twenty-seventh-General N. B. Buford–The Thirty-eighth-The Forty

second-Heavy Loss at Chickamauga-The Sixty-sixth--Birge's Sharpshooters—The Seventy eighth-At Chickamauga-The Eighty-eighth-Colonel Francis T. Sherman-The Ninety-sixth-Brevet Brigadier-General Thomas E. Champion-Lieutenant-Colonel Isaac L. Clark-Major John C. Smith-The One Hundred and Fourth-The One Hundred and Twenty-fifth--Death of Chaplain Sanders---Colonel 0. F. Harmon............

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REGIMENTAL AND PERSONAL. The Seventh Infantry-Muster Roll of the First Company Enlisted in the State

-General John Cook--The Eighth-Colonel Lloyd Wheaton-The NinthIts Campaigns--The Tenth-The March to Knoxville-The Eleventh-Its Original and Final Rosters-Colonel Garrett Neving The Twelfth-What it Did-Chicago Board of Trade Battery-Heroism and Devotion of the Men Brydge's Battery.........

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CHAPTER V.

CHATTANOOGA-LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN-MISSION RIDGE-KNOXVILLE. Disasters Retrieved—Situation of the Armies--Rosecrans Reinforced by Hooker

Grant in Command-Thomas Supersedes Rosecrans-Burnside Takes Knoxville—Is Besieged by Longstreet-Union Peril-Sherman Sends OsterhandOrdered to Take His Whole Army--Its March--Sherman Placed in Command of the Department of the Tennessee-McPherson and Hurlbut-Sherman Ordered On-Goes—Hooker's Assault on Lookout Capture-Knoxville Plan for Battle-Pontoons-Our Army-Orchard Knob-Sherman's Position -Corse Opens the Battle-Loomis-Sherman's Forces Hard Pressed-Gran ger's Advance-Grant and Thomas-Up the Ridge-Victory-The DeadWounded-Lincoln's Letter-Illinois Men-Grant's Order of Congratulation

Pursuit-Ringgold-Burnside Relieved--Campaign Ended............... 103

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CHAPTER VI.

THE RED RIVER EXPEDITION-MISSOURI. Great Expectations-Sabine Pass-Loss--McPherson's District-The Invinci

ble Armada -- DeRussey-Grand Advance-Ransom's Advice-Disastrous Engagement near Mansfield---Heavy Sacrifice-Pleasant Hill--Smith's Charge -Rebels give Back-Summing Up-Retreat-Grand Ecore-Through the Dam-Steele's Army-Retreats on Little Rock-Sabine Crossings-Rosecrans in Missouri-Hundred Day Regiments-Pleasanton's Command-Price Escapes Union City Colonel Hicks at Paducah--Fort Pillow-North Carolina...... 118

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER VII.

GENERAL AND BIOGRAPHICAL.

PAGE. Change of Plan, Not of Base Governor Oglesby-Memoir-Extracts from In

augural-Adjutant-General Haynie-Personal Sketch..................... 122

CHAPTER VIII.

REGIMENTS AND BATTERIES. The Fifteenth-First Enlisted for Three Years-Its Part at Shiloh-Brevet

Brigadier-General George C. Rogers—The Seventeenth-Its Campaigns—The Eighteenth-Brevet Brigadier-General Jules C. Webber The Twentieth Life in Prisons-The Twenty-second-The Twenty-third-List of Battles in which It was engaged_The Twenty-ninth-Re-enlistment in the Veteran Service---The Thirtieth-A Veteran Regiment-The Thirty-first-The Charge at Fort Hill The Thirty-second-Eleven Thousand Miles of March-Busteeds' Battery-Old Batteries A and B, First Artillery-An Honorable Record.... 132

CHAPTER IX.

THE MERIDIAN RAID. Sherman's Department—Grant's Order-Sherman's Plan-General W. S. Smith's

Movements- Sherman - McPherson — Hurlbut-Champion's Hill—Jackson, Mississippi --Burnt Bridge—Rebels Evacuate-Where is Smith ?--Destruction -Kinglake-Prophetic Significance-Backward March Results Schofield. 160

CHAPTER X.

SHERMAN'S GRAND MARCI.
Sherman's Statement of the Plan-Inspects his Department Supplies--Letter

to Grant-March-Rocky Face Ridge-Buzzard's Roost Gap-Flanking-
Snake Creek Gap--Thomas' Feint--McPherson's Movement-Camp Creek-
Position of Troops-Hooker in Action-Johnston Retreats--Resaca Ours
Pursuit-Cost-Logan and Palmer-Ninth Squad-One Hundred and Twenty-
Seventh Color-Bearer—Rome--Adairsville-Lay's Ferry--Sweeney-Sixty-
Sixth Illinois—Allatoona Pass-Headed for Dallas--Rebel Courier-Fighting
at New Hope Church-At Dallas-Rebel Bravery-Assault or Bull-Dog
Sweeney--The Pass Secured-Etowa Bridge---Blair with Reinforcements. ... 166

CHAPTER XI. KENESAWAND PEACH TREE CREEK. Prospect--Big Shanty-Sherman's Description of Scenery_His Forces-Opera

tions to Break Lines-Death of Polk-Railway Reconnoissance-Lost Mountain Occupied-Kulp House-Assault of Kenesaw--Sherman's Statement

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Illinois Newspaper Paragraphs-Logan's Corps-Palmer-Twenty-fifth and Twenty-seventh --Eighty-ninth - Logan-Fifty-ninth and Seventy-fourthSherman's Report-Peach Tree Creek-Cincinnati Commercial's AccountSituation-McPherson's Advance-Eighty-fifth Illinois-Logan's Corpg-Palmer's Corps—Forty-fourth-Hooker in Position and Fighting—Geary-Ward - Face to Face - Williams - Bradley --- Forty-second — Twenty-seventh --Thomas Commanding an Eclectic Detachment-One Hundredth-Eightyeighth-Seventy-fourth-Coburn-One Hundred and Twenty-ninth and Lieu. tenant-Colonel Flynn-McCook-One Hundred and Fourth in Peril-Defeat of Palmer-One Hundred and Fifth-One Hundred and Twenty-ninth--Importance of this Battle-Kenesaw Redeemed-Hood in Command-His Prestige Gone ...........................

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CHAPTER XII.

INTο ATLANTA.
Atlanta-Its importance-Heart of Confederacy-Must Be Taken-Hood in

Command-Sherman's Report-The Chattahoochee-Battle of July 22d-
McPherson Killed—Logan in Command-Blair Assailed by Hardee-Sweeney
-Dodge-Twelfth Illinois-Sixteenth Corps-Long's Corps-Smith's Divi-
sion--Loss of Guns-The Crisis---Sherman–Order to Logan-Charge-Wood
-Victory-Guns Retaken-What Sherman Says—The Stoneman Raid-
Changes in Command-Hooker_Palmer-Howard-Slocum-Davis-Wil-
liams-Battle of Jonesboro-Victory Decisive--Rebel Retreat-Pursuit
“ Atlanta Ours and Fairly Won”-Sherman's Promotion-Re-union and

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CHAPTER XIII.

HOOD TURNS NORTH.
The Situation-What will Hood Do? What He might have Done-His Chosen

Policy-Athens Surrenders-Rosseau-Forrest in the Toils-Marietta-Smyr-
na — Allatoona - Illinois Ninety-third-Lieutenant-Colonel Tourtellotte -
Corse Comes" Effusion of Blood"-Desperate Defence-Seventh Illinois
Colonel Rowell-Corse's Report-Sherman's Signals-Twelfth and Fiftieth
Illinois-Victory-Our Losses-Raum at Resaca-Various Movements-
Troops sent Thomas-Thomas' Army--Ransom Dies~Armies Separated-
Hood Crosses the River-Battle of Franklin-Back to Nashville-Hood's
Position-Federal Troops-Delay-Preparations--Moment-Order of Battle
-Battle of Nashville--Smith and Schofield-Night-Second Day-Wood's
Corps - Steedman-Assault_Victory--Rebel Retreat—The Eighty-eight-
The Seventy-second-Brydge's Battery--The Seventy-fourth............... 203

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CHAPTER XIV.

E EGIMENTAL SKETCHES.

The Thirteenth Veterans- Consolidated with the Fifty-sixth--The Thirty-third

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