his reply to President Lincoln's letter, 58; his reply to Confederate authorities, 61, 131, 135
Annapolis, 100, 102 et seq.; route by, to the capital, 106 et seq.
Arkansas, 80, 121
Arlington Heights, Va., occupied by Union forces, 110; fortified, 169
Ashby's Gap, 168
Baker, Edward D., 76
Ball's Bluff, engagement at, 210
Baltimore, 83; attack on the Massachusetts soldiers in, 85 et seq., 98; authorities burn R. R. bridges, 89
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, 141
Bates, Attorney-General, 122
Banks, General N. P., 208
Barrancas, Fort, 88
Beauregard, General G. T., 56; directs operations against Fort Sumter, 57, 59; placed in command at Manassas, 170; his first measures, 170, 171; his plan for the battle of Bull Run, 176 et seq.; composition of his army, 176, note
Beckham, Lieut., 194
Bee, General, 185
Bell, adherents of, 8
Benham, Captain, 152
Beverly, 142, 146, 151
Black, Secretary, 26, 38
Blackburn's Ford, 176, note; engagement
en published at the date of my strictures on Dr. Bates' book.
In those strictures the Confederate s, even if correct, would give no support to Dr. Bates' conclusions.
As to the number of the regiments, I distinctly adopted Dr. Bates' roster.
He gives 163 (not 167 as — has it) as the number of day the infantry corps numbered 78,255, and Dr. Bates shows that the cavalry and the reinforcementttending his testimony show how unfounded is Dr. Bates' statement.
Let us examine for a moment the process by which Dr. Bates arrives at his 72,000.
In the return given by Butterfield, the Firsh, 11,350.
On July 1st it went into battle, Dr. Bates says, with 8,200-decrease 3,150.
This ratioto the whole number borne upon the rolls, as Dr. Bates has it. In the civil war the officers on botnumber of regiments on each side as given by Dr. Bates himself.
All these go to show that Gen. ent., between the Potomac and Gettysburg, as Dr. Bates imagines, he brought almost his entire force