e disposition of the various troops and to direct him to feel along to his right, and find roads to communicate with the left of the 5th Corps, where, you will see, there was a considerable gap. Our Headquarters were on a piney knoll near the join of the Germanna plank and the pike.
I rode down the dotted cross-road and came immediately on General Eustis, just putting his brigade into the woods, on Getty's right.
I stopped and directed him to throw out well to the right and to try to find Crawford, or a road to him.
Here it is proper to say something of the nature of this country, whereof I have already spoken somewhat during Mine Run times.
A very large part of this region, extending east and west along the plank and pike, and the south, nearly to Spotsylvania, is called The Wilderness, a most appropriate term — a land of an exhausted, sandy soil, supporting a more or less dense growth of pine or of oak. There are some cleared spaces, especially near Germanna plank, where our He
Civilians, visiting, 145.
Clapp, Channing, 23, 241.
Cold Harbor, battle of, 118; described, 140.
Cold Spring, N. Y., sword for Warren, 25.
Collis, Charles Henry Tucky, 247.
Commissioners, Christian, 231, 288.
Comstock, Cyrus Ballou, 81, 126.
Concord, Transcendentalists, 260.
Conscription, Rebel, 132.
Cook, arrest of the, 88.
Cortez, Jose, 23.
Counselman, Jacob Henry, 18.
Coxe, —, 74.
Craig, John Neville, 244.
Crawford, Samuel Wylie, 89, 169, 181, 234, 242, 253, 279, 299, 316, 331; portrait, 312.
Crittenden, Thomas Leonidas, 116, 128.
Crow, —, 172.
Cullum, George Washington, 223.
Culpeper, Va., cavalry raid, 16.
Cummings house, 321.
Curtis, Arthur Russell, 318.
Custer, George Armstrong, 77, 189; described, 17.
Dabney's Mill, 330, 333.
Dahlgren, John Adolph, 290.
Dalton, Edward Barry, 90, 184, 210, 216.
Dana, Charles Anderson, want of tact, 126.
Davies, Henry Eugene, Jr., 253, 347.