Yesterday worked at the office until noon and then started to review Porter's division.
Got soaked and had a chill: all right this morning.
Before breakfast the President and Seward came in.
Nov. 11, 1.30 A. M.--Went to Chase's at eight P. M. to meet some New York financiers; left them in good spirits.
Have just finished Halleck's instructions.
, 1861.--You will have heard the glorious news from Port Royal.
Our navy has covered itself with glory and canng snow-storm. . . . It has cleared off since last night, and is quite cold to-day.
It was a very disagreeable ride last night — dark as pitch, roads bad, and the snow driving hard. . . .
. . . Went to a grave consultation at Secretary Chase's in regard to the reopening of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. . . .
After the review of the regulars I went down to the river to see the volunteer pontoniers throw a bridge-train.
I went through the usual routine of being presented to
bridge, Va., 68, 79, 80, 90, 95, 513, 515, 516-520, 524, 525, 531, 536.
Chambliss, Capt., 372.
Charlestown, W. Vs., 193-195. 621-624.
Chartres, Duc de, 145.
Chase, Sec., attitude toward McClellan, 157, 159, 203, 479, 480; extracts from diary, 159, 160 ; urges McClellan's removal, 489 ; erroneous statement, 533 ; report of cabine war, accuses McClellan of political aspirations, 151 ; abuses party and administration, urges arrest of Cameron, 152 ; professes friendship, 153 ; account of, by Chase, 160 ; assents to delay, 246 ; effects of policy, 259 ; offers help, 265 ; orders sea expedition, 302 ; fatal order, 345 ; affection, 389 ; Chase and, 407 ; friendChase and, 407 ; friendly letters, 475, 476 ; responsible for Pope's defeat, 538.; ironical order, 541 ; reproaches Lincoln, 544 ; prefers loss of capital, 545.
Starr, Gen., 81.
State-rights and secession, doctrine of, 31, 32.
Staunton, Va., 63.
Stedman, Col. G., 607.
Steele. Capt., 60.
Steinwehr, Gen. A., 81.
Stevens, Gen. J. J., 81, 508.