of battle, rushed forward, scaled the wall, and cried: Boys, give them the cold steel!
By this time, the Federal hosts lapped around both flanks and made a counter advance in their front, and the remnant of those three little brigades melted away.
Armistead himself had fallen, mortally wounded, under the guns he had captured, while the few who followed him over the fence were either dead or wounded.
The charge was over, the sacrifice had been made, but, in the words of a Federal officer: Banks of heroes they were; they fled not, but amidst that still continuous and terrible fire they slowly, sullenly recrossed the plain—all that was left of them—but few of the five thousand.
Where was Pickett.
When the advance commenced General Pickett rode up and down in rear of Kemper and Garnett, and in this position he continued as long as there was opportunity of observing him. When the assault became so fierce that he had to superintend the whole line, I am sure he was in his proper
Adams, Charles Francis, 114.
Alabama, Losses inflicted by the cruiser, 115.
Allen, Governor H. W., 366; Proposed to arm the slaves, 370.
Allen, Colonel James W., 174.
Appomattox Courthouse, Details of the surrender, at 355; the flag of truce, 369; stands of arms surendered, at 363.
Armistead, killed, General L. A., 34.
Ashe, Captain S. A., 320.
Assumption Bill, The, 15.
Baldwin, Colonel John B., 175.
Banks, Defeat of General, 252.
Bate, General W. B., 132.
Beall, Captain John Yates, Execution of, 124, 131.
Beauregard, General G. T., 123.
Belmont, Battle of, 125.
Benjamin, J. P., 107; after the war in England, 170; his estimate of Gladstone and D'Israeli, 171.
Bentonville, Battle of, 295.
Berkeley, Colonel Edmund, 223.
Bethel, Battle of, 289.
Beverley, Road to, 10.
Blockading, Confederate, insufficient, 111; private, 114.
Bloody Angle, The, 200.
Booth, J. W., Why he shot Lincoln, 99.
Bragg, General Braxton,