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air had been with McPherson that morning, just before McPherson started to see Sherman. Blair had then gone directly to his own headquarters not far away, when about 12 M. he heard that there had been an attack upon his hospitals, and that Colonel Alexander of his staff had taken a small company of mounted infantry and had gone there to defend them. Sweeny sent men at once to reconnoiter between him and the Seventeenth Corps. The men sent ran across some Confederates advancing in the woodsrest; he entered it where generally no one could see twenty paces before him on account of the thickets and uneven ground. On he came for over two miles. Hardee's advance encountered some of McPherson's outmost pickets-came in sight of our Colonel Alexander's brave mounted escort near Blair's hospital and met a regiment protecting the hospital. This caused the first firing heard. After the briefest interview with Dodge, sending his officers off with orders, McPherson, with a single orderly
Index I indicates Vol. I; II indicates Vol. II; hyphen (-) indicates a pages inclusive between figures given. Abercrombie, John J., I, 233, 235. Abbott, Lyman, 1, 269. Achron, E. O., II, 586. Adairsville, Battle of, I, 521-527. Adams, John Quincy, 11, 282, 321. Aiken, Hugh K., 11, 133. Alaska, Trip to, II, 468-484. Alden, B. R., I, 51, 53, 54. Alexander, A. J., II, 8. Alexander, E. P., I, 95. Alger, Russell A., II, 569, 572. Allatoona, Battle of, 11, 56-63. Alley, John W., I, 44. Alvord, J. W., II, 271. Ames, Adelbert, I, 349, 383, 386, 424, 429. Ames, John, I, 7. Amick, Myron J., II, 83, 139. Anderson, George B., 1, 300. Anderson, George W., 11, 91. Anderson, I. S., II, 587. Anderson, R. H., I, 275, 289, 331, 351, 356, 358, 359, 367, 369. Anderson, Robert, I, 96. Andrew, John A., I, 124. Andrews, George L., 1, 341. Andrews, Sidney, II, 440. Antietam, Battle of, I, 286-306. Appleton & Co., D., II, 556. Arch