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preparation for defense, made a detour around Sheridan, and by a forced march got in front of him, taking position at a place called Yellow Tavern, about seven or eight miles from Richmond. Here, with the daring and singleness of purpose which characterized his whole career, he decided, notwithstanding the great inequality between his force and that of his foe, to make a stand, and offer persistent resistance to his advance. The respective strength of the two commands, as given by Colonel Heros von Borke, chief of General Stuart's staff, was, Stuart, eleven hundred; Sheridan, eight thousand. While engaged in this desperate service, General Stuart sent couriers to Richmond to give notice of the approach of the enemy, so that the defenses might be manned. Notwithstanding the great disparity of force, the contest was obstinate and protracted, and fickle fortune cheered our men with several brilliant successes. Stuart, who in many traits resembled the renowned Murat, like him was a
f, 14. Benjamin, Judah P., 516, 589. Extract of letter to J. E. Johnston concerning Fort Donelson, 32-33. Bennet, General, 626-27. Benton (gunboat), 203. Bentonville, N. C., Battle of, 540. Berwick's Bay, Battle of, 350-51. Bethel Church, Battle of, 14. Big Black, Battle of, 343-44, 346. Bill of Rights, 620. Blair, Major, 350-51. Francis P., 522. Attempt to negotiate peace, 517-21. Blockade (U. S.) of Confederate ports, 314, 316-17, 321-22. Boone, Daniel, 356. Borke, Col. Heros von, 427. Boston (ship), 237. Boswell, Captain, 303. Boteler, Alexander R., 447. Boutwell, George S., 420. Bowen, Gen. John S., 37, 333, 334-35, 336, 337, 338, 339, 341, 342, 343. Death, 349. Bowling Green, Ky., evacuation, 30. Boyle, Father F. E., 419. Letter to Davis concerning Major Wirz, 419-20. Bradford, Governor of Maryland, 393. Address to legislature concerning military interference with elections, 393-94. Bragg, Gen., Braxton, 33, 35, 36, 40, 43, 4