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239, 317, 319, 387, 388, 393, water supply, 567, 568; Winder
406, 482; Bullion Bank fails, 44; Building, 57, 350. See also Dis-
cavalry depot near, 338; claims trict of Columbia, Potomac River
agency, 588; claims cases re Washington, George, steamer, 35
buildings in, 128; Coast Survey Washington, Treaty of, 166; papers
"party," 226; constables, 576; re, 165; ratification, 164; settled
construction and improvement other than Alabama claims, 167
projects, 57; contracts investi-

Washington and Georgetown Railroad
gated, 64; court and commission

Co., 500, 549
records sent to, 335; crimes, 574; Washington Aqueduct, D. C., 23, 500,
defenses: 253, 255, 268, construc- 503; charges against official, 57;
tion, 274-275, inspection, 354, letters re, 504; Meigs in charge of,
records, 275-276, 388-389, tim- 288; photographs, 568; records, 57,
ber cleared, 270; destitute news- 275, 567-568
boys, 30; govt. 500; headquarters Washington Arsenal, D. C. , 277, 286,
of: Army, 243, 394, Freedmen's 287, 573, 574
Bureau, 366, Military Telegraph, Washington Canal, D.C., 23, 44
315, U. S. Christian Commission, Washington County, D. C., 500
590, U. S. Sanitary Commission, Washington Defenses Commission,
587; hospitals: 548, directory, 388-389
589, freedmen's, 357, in Patent Washington Gas Light Co., 549
Office, 557, military, 44, 552, Washington Infirmary, 548
naval, 459, payments to, 550, Washington Navy Yard, hospital, 461;
use disinfectant, 585; inspector lists of personnel, 444; ordnance
of meters, 549; lamplighters, 549; manufacture, 467; pay increase,
marine barracks, 474; mayor's 56; payrolls, 472; railroads from
letters, 549, 568; medical care of to Georgetown, 500; records, 498;
paupers, 548; meeting place of: testing of inventions, 468
Alabama Claims Court of Commrs., Washington Territory, 120; Army
169, 171, 173, Army medical posts in, 409, 410; courts, 124-
board, 307, 308, British-Ameri- 125; Indian superintendency, 545,
can Joint Commission, 164, Brit- 546; Indian War claims, 194; judi-
ish and American Mixed Claims ciary appointments, 421; land do-
Commission, 167, commission to nations: 517, claims, 524; letters,
investigate enlistment of Germans, 503; mining camps, 115; records,
254, Commrs. of Claims, 594, 149; surveyor general, 526; town-
Committee on the Treatment of ship plats, 526; volunteer regi-
Prisoners of War and Union Citi-

ments, 405
zens, 75, flax and hemp commis- Washington University Library, Eliot
sion, 581, French-American

papers, 589
Claims Commission, 173, military Washington's Birthday, House Select
commission, 329, National Acad- Committee on the Celebration of,
emy of Sciences, 593, 594, officer 67
examining board, 263-264, pay- Washoe County, Nev. Ter., 122
master examining board, 301, Wassuc, U. S. S., 483
Peace Convention, 32; military Watch logs, Boston Navy Yard, 494;
and post road to, 66; military New York Navy Yard, 495
prison, 322, 324; Navy paymaster, Watertown Arsenal, Mass., 277, 287
198; photographs, 215, 272; public Watervliet Arsenal, N. Y., 277, 286,
buildings and grounds in, 57, 549; 287
railroad to New York City, 58, 68; Watmough, Penrod G., 450, 489
superintendence of public works, Watrous, John C., 41
548; visits by Indians, 531, 546; Watson, A., 29

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on, 23

Watson, Gillet F., 210

Wentworth, John, 74
Watson, Peter H. , 154, 246

Wesche, Charles E., 565
Wayanda, U. S. revenue cutter, 223 Wessells, H. W., 320
Wayne, James M. , 81, 89

West, Army in, 242; circuit courts
Ways and Means, House Standing provided for, 88; Indian: attacks,

Committee on, 42, 60; testimony, 530, lands, 542, prisoners held in,
214

257; information re war, 538; min-
Ways and Means, Senate Committee

ing camps, 115

West Gulf Blockading Squadron, 452,
Weather, data in logbooks, 463; re- 459, 486; base, 492, 493; base at
ports, 585

Pensacola, 496; ordnance depot,
Weather Bureau, 585

469; records, 490-491
Weathergage, court decision on sla- West Indian Squadron, 486
ver upheld, 81

West Indies, 506; flying squadron in,
Webb, Alexander S., 413

486; U. S. consuls report on Con-
Webb, William B., 576

federate shipping, 159
Weber County, Utah Ter., 124 West Point, collision of, 224
Webster, Edwin H. , 67, 68

West Point Foundry, Cold Spring,
Webster, Erastus D., 137, 154

N. Y., 285, 467
Webster, George E., 543

West Troy, N. Y., 287
Webster, Timothy, 555

West Virginia, 112, 378, 379; aboli-
Weed, Thurlow, 141, 143

tion by, 4; admission to the Union,
Weights and measures,

594

30, 52, 156, 420; annexation of Va.
Weights and Measures, House Stand- counties, 53; Freedmen's Bureau

ing Committee on a Uniform Sys- operations, 356, 366, 371; in Dept.
tem of Coinage, 61

of Va., 413; judicial district cre-
Weights and Measures Superintend-

ated, 113, 114; maps, 564; ratifies
ent, Treasury Dept., 178; rec- Fourteenth Amendment, 19; repre-
ords, 229, 230

sented in 38th Congress, 17; Slave
Welch, Will I., 450

Claims Commission, 391; volun-
Welfare among service men, 590 teer regiments, 405. See also
Welles, Edgar T., 445

Virginia
Welles, Gideon, 28, 33, 56, 144, , West Virginia University Library,

396, 440, 441, 446, 450; appointed district court records, 114
Secretary of the Navy, 440; ap- Western Department, U. S. Sanitary
points: board to examine gunboat Commission, 587, 588
proposals, 456, Board to Examine Western Gunboat Fleet, 194, 299; ac-
Stevens Battery, 478; establishes:

counts, 195
blockade of Southern ports, 157, Western Hemisphere, U. S. agents,
boards, 474; opposes completion 142
of Stevens battery, 479; papers, Western National Armory. See Na-
445; portrait, 446; recommends: tional Armory
acceptance of League Island, 479, Western Navy Yard Commission, 464
appointment of solicitor, 447, Western Reserve Historical Society,
board on ironclads, 477, reorgan- U.S. Sanitary Commission branch
ization, 439; requests appropria- records, 589
tion for ironclads, 478

Western rivers, fleet, 288
Wells, Daniel, 30

Western Sanitary Commission, 587
Wells, David A., 210, 211

Weston, H. S., 289
Wells, Hezekiah G., 169, 171

Wetherill, Charles W., 579, 581
Wells, John A., 425

Whale oil, 585
Welsh, Charles W., 440

Whaley, Kellian V., 40, 48, 65, 70
Welsh in South, 162

Whaling, fleet destroyed by Confed-

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erate cruisers, 487; licenses for, Wilcox, O. D., 312
189; ships: 161, captured by Con- Wilder, A. Carter, 67
federates, 163

Wilderness, Va., battle casualties,
Wharton, Edward, 227

311
Wharves, 295

Wild's Station, Va., 591
Wheeler, John H. , 515

Wilkes, Charles, 450, 476, 477
Wheeler, William A., 65

Wilkinson, Warren H. , 286
Wheeling, W. Va., convention to Willard, Emma, 36

protest Va. secession, 158; court Willet S. Robbins, Confederates seize,
seat, 112; military prison, 322, 157

386; port of entry closed for, 218 Willey, Waitman T., 17, 33, 34, 38
Whelan, William, 460

William and Mary College, 21
Whigs, 230

Wm. H. Russell, 224
Whipple, H. B., 48

William H. Seward, U. S. revenue
Whisky, 594

cutter, 223
White, A. W. V., 536

William L. Marcy, U. S. revenue
White, Albert S., 65

cutter, 223
White, Robert, 97

Williams, George H. , 13, 14, 164
White House, 452; expenditures on, Williams, Philip, 515

550; maintenance, 548, 549. See Williams, Seth, 392
also Executive Mansion

Williams, Thomas, 77
White River, 156

Williams, Hinckley, and Co., 467
Whiteley, Richard H. , 46

Williamsburg, Va., court seat, 112;
Whiteley, William G., 61

William and Mary College damage
Whitemire, Moses, 541

claim, 21
Whites, appropriation for needy, Williamson, Amor J.,

45
71; depredations upon Indians, Williamson, J. A. ,

538
532, 535, 536

Wills, Thomas F., 469
Whiting, George C., 501, 506, 507, Wills, 198; Ariz. Ter., 118; Mont.
543, 552

Ter., 121; probated by Territorial
Whiting, Henry L, 226

courts, 117
Whiting, William, 141

Wilmington, Del., contracts investi-
Whitmore, George W.,

46

gated, 64; court seat, 95; gunboat
Whitmore, Lewis K , 555

construction, 484; powder plant,
Whitney, Charles W., 28, 471

467
Whitney steamer, 484

Wilmington, N. C. , 219, 226, 239,
Whittlesey, E., 374

374; Customhouse reopened, 219;
Whittlesey, Elisha, 183

marine hospital, 221; re bureau of
Whittlesey, F. A., 176

education, 26
Wiard, Norman, 12, 15, 16, 28, Wilmot, David, 128
280

Wilson, Henry, 26, 34, 38, 593
Wiard gun, 280, 468

Wilson, James, 515
Wichita, Kans. , 100

Wilson, James F., 51, 65, 69, 77
Wichita Indians, 547

Wilson, James H., 339
Widows, pension claims, 128; pen- Wilson, John, 193

sion proposed, 50; pensions for, Wilson, Joseph S. , 519, 521
78

Wilson, Matthew, 446
Widows and dependents, increased Wilson, Nathaniel, 447
pensions, 49

Wilson, T. D., 450
"Widows' and Orphans' Home," Dis- Wilson, Thomas, 226
trict of Columbia, 57

Wilson, William B., 316
Wilberforce University, Ohio, his- Winchester, Va., 254; inquiry re
tory, 23

evacuation, 334; military sub-

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district, 413; report on battle, 10 Woodhull, Maxwell, 440, 450, 492
Winchester and Alabama Railroad, Wood's patent knapsack, 289
22

Woodville, Tex. , 377
Windom, William, 12, 48, 62

Woodward, John J., 256, 305
Windsor, Vt., 112

Wool, John E., 397
Wine, 581

Wool, duties on, 60
Winlock, Joseph, 465

Worden, John L., 450, 490, 555
Winnebago Agency, 547

Wording, W. E., 209
Winnebago Indians, outrages, 48; Works Progress Administration,

removal from Minn. , 13; Treas- 215
ury funds belonging to, 48; under Worley, Ella, 220

Northern Superintendency, 545 Worthington, Thomas, 53, 55
Winona, Minn. , 105

Wrecking licenses, 98
Winslow, John A., 450

Wreckmaster, Wash. Ter., 124
Winslow, Warren, 61

Wright, John W., 543
Wirz, Henry, 75, 328, 330, 337 Wright, Joseph A. , 10, 33
Wirz trial, 75

Wright, Marcus J., 267
Wisconsin, District Court judge Wright, Reuben, 533, 539

impeached, 41; ratifies Four- Writs of attachment, 110; of error,
teenth Amendment, 19; river im- 96, 116; of sale, 110
provements, 26, 271; surveyor Wyandot Indians, 547
general, 526, 527; township plats, Wyks, E., 596
526; 21st Volunteers, 556; unas- Wyoming, U. S. S., 492
signed to circuit in 1860, 89; vol- Wyoming Territory, 120; Army
unteer regiments, 405; wagon posts in, 408; township plats, 526
road, 517

Wythe Courthouse, Wytheville, Va.,
Wisconsin River, 26

112
Wise, George D., 293, 299
Wise, Henry A., 450, 467, 469 Yankees, Southern attitudes toward,
Wise, John H. , 575

14, 23
Wolcott, Christopher P., 246

Yankton, Dak. Ter., 120
Women, colored hospital employ- Yanktonai Indians, 48

ees, 361; commemorative memo- Yards and Docks Bureau, 471-473,
rials, 596; employed in: Post Of- 479
fice Dept., 438, Treasury Dept., Yavapai County, Ariz. Ter., 118
179, 182; imprisoned in U.S. Yazoo River, 226
Penitentiary, 573; memorialize Yazoo Valley, 37
Senate, 36; photographs, 446; Yeaman, George, 68
serve with U. S. Christian Com-

Yeatman, James E., 587
mission, 590

Yellowstone River, 256
Women's Central Relief Associa- York River Flotilla, 486
tion of New York, 588, 589

Yost, G. R., 450
Wood, Benjamin, 52

Young, Brigham, 48, 123-124
Wood, Fernando, 45, 357

Young Men's Christian Association,
Wood, Robert C., 304, 587

590
Wood, Thomas J., 364

Yucatan Peninsula, 452
Wood, William H., 370

Yulee, David Levy, 17
Wood, William P., 202, 204

Yuma County, Ariz. Ter., 118
Wood, William S., 549
Wood, William W. W., 484, 485

Zeigler, John T., 46
Wood, claims cases re, 128

Zeilin, Jacob, 473
Woodbury, Levi, U. S. revenue cut- Zevely, Alexander N., 436
ter, 223

Zouaves d'Afrique, 263

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