, at which the cavalry of Munford passed over and returned—the one in the centre, and the other at the left—and protected in their outset by the oblique fire of a powerful artillery, so well posted on the right, would not have failed to dislodge Franklin from a position already half lost.
The list of casualties would have indeed been larger than that presented on the 30th, of one cannoneer mortally wounded.
But how much shorter would have been the bloody list filled up the next day at Malvern asize the fact that Colonel T. T. Munford performed well and satisfactorily the part assigned him that day, for on a little slip of paper General Jackson wrote to him: I congratulate you on getting out.
Had Munford's suggestion been followed, Franklin would have been forced back to where Heintzelman and McCall were barely holding their own against Longstreet and A. P. Hill.
The Federal forces, disputing the passage of Fisher's Run by Armistead and Mahone, would have been forced to fall bac
enjamin, J. P., 107; after the war in England, 170; his estimate of Gladstone and D'Israeli, 171.
Bentonville, Battle of, 295.
Berkeley, Colonel Edmund, 223.
Bethel, Battle of, 289.
Beverley, Road to, 10.
Blockading, Confederate, insufficient, 111; private, 114.
Bloody Angle, The, 200.
Booth, J. W., Why he shot Lincoln, 99.
Bragg, General Braxton, 127.
Braxton's Battery, 240.
Breast-plates in Federal Army, 221.
Brown, Execution of John, 279.
Buchanan, Admiral Franklin, 244.
Buchanan, President Against Coercion, 31.
Buell, General Don Carlos, 124, 131.
Bullock, Captain James D., 114.
Burnside, General A. E., 265.
Burton, General H. W., 346.
Caddall, J. B., 174.
Calhoun, John C., 28, 106.
Campbell, John A, 107.
Cameran, W. E., 347.
Carrington, Colonel H. A., Sketch of, 216.
Carter, Colonel, killed, 8.
Carter, Lieutenant Henry C., wounded, 6.
Carter, Colonel Thomas H., 233.
Cedar Creek, Battle of, 223; forces at