te struggle before Petersburg, says:
Receiving no assistance from its twin brother (Fort Alexander) Fort Gregg, manned by Harris' Mississippi Brigade, numbering 250 men, breasted intrepidly the tide of its multitudinous assailants.
Five times Gibson's Corps surged up and around the work—five times with dreadful carnage they were driven back.
I am told that it was subsequently admitted by General Gibson that in carrying Fort Gregg he lost from 500 to 600 men; or, in other words, that each MiGeneral Gibson that in carrying Fort Gregg he lost from 500 to 600 men; or, in other words, that each Mississippian inside the works struck down at least two assailants.
When at last the work was carried, there remained out of its 250 defenders but thirty survivors.
In these nine memorable days there was no episode more glorious to the Confederate arms than the heroic self-immolation of the Mississippians, in Fort Gregg, to gain time for their comrades.
On the 16th day of April, 1865, after I was exchanged, under directions of President Davis, I gathered together a number of old veteran soldi
ates, with white field, first appearance of, 240.
Fleet, Captain C. R., 240.
Fleetwood, Battle of, 7.
Fleet in the Mississippi, Attempted Sale of to the Confederacy, 58.
Four-Deep Order, 175.
Fox, Captain, killed, 8.
Fox Chase, An Army, 267.
Frazier's Farm, Battle of, 333.
Fredericksburg, Artillery, The, 240; Battle of, 240; December 10, 1862, 269.
Frederick City, Md., Victory at, 255.
Gaines' Mill, From, to Westover, 3.
Gettysburg Campaign, 8, 31, 113, 183.
Gibson, Colonel J. Catlett, 200.
Girardey, General J. V., 322.
Gladden, General A. H., 132.
Gladstone on Cruelty of the Bourbons at Naples, 344.
Glenney, D. W., Desertion of, 58.
Gordon's Reminiscences, General J. B., 69, 178, 200, 212, 227.
Gregg, Fort, Fall of, 337.
Griffin, Major Samuel, 1.
Griffith-Barksdale-Humphrey Brigade, 250; gallantry of, 261.
Haas, I. C., 98.
Halleck, General H. W., 123.
Hammond, Captain, killed, 8.
Hampton, General Wade, 42; portrait