f the Great Monarch, and retired much impressed with him. His day is gone.
More houses and better houses will be built in Culpeper country, and a few years will leave no trace of the war, but the decaying head-board, here and there, of some poor chap, and the bits of shell that the farmers will sometimes pick up. But Master, who lived in the big house, is shot, long ago — he and his regime both.
February 5, 1864
General Humphreys sent for me and showed me a cipher correspondence between Butler and Halleck, and Halleck and Sedgwick.
B. telegraphed that large reinforcements had been sent from the Rapid Ann to North Carolina, and that he wished a demonstration to draw their forces from Richmond.
S. replied that, with the exception of some two or three brigades, nobody had been sent to that place from the army in our front.
B. then said he was going to move on Richmond, or something of the sort, and would like a demonstration not later than Saturday (to-morrow). S. said it was too
escape, 349; surrenders, 355, 357; described, 360.
Lee, William Henry Fitzhugh, 362.
Leigh, Bishop, 281.
Letterman, Jonathan, 22.
Lever, Charles James, Tony Butler, 260.
Lincoln, Abraham, 319; merciful policy, 117; reelection, 154, 204, 245, 259; government, 247; review of troops, 322; described, 324.
Linear house, 2.
Schack, George von, 322.
Schuyler, Philip, 292.
Sedgwick, Arthur, 224.
Sedgwick, John, 60, 66, 98, 106, 180; in command, 36; at Kelly's Ford, 43, 44, 45; on Butler's demonstration, 68, 69; marches, 77; death of, 107.
Sentry, a patriotic, 206.
Sergeant, William, 295.
Seward, William Henry, 259.
Seymour, Truman, 98, gns, 310.
Slocum, Henry Warner, 22.
Smith, William Farrar, 136, 137, 143, 160; described, 140; lunch, 148; before Petersburg, 161, 164n; Butler and, 192.
Smyth, Henry Augustus, 275.
Snyder, —, 72.
Soldier, qualities of a great, 163.
Spaulding, Ira, 311.
Spaulding, —, 26.
Spies, Rebel, 244.