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property unlawful Adams on terms of the Treaty of Ghent sectional Hatred order of President Lincoln to army officers in regard to slaves Educating the people Fremont's proclamation proclamation of General W. T. Sherman proclamation of General Halleck and others letters of marque our privateers officers tried for piracy retaliatory orders discussion in the British House of Lords recognition of the Confederacy as a belligerent exchange of prisoners theory of the United States view of the services of the persons so employed. To others no relief was to be given. This was, by confiscation, to punish a class of citizens, in the emancipation of every slave whose owner rendered support to the Confederate States. Finally General Halleck, who succeeded Fremont, and General Dix, commanding near Fortress Monroe, issued orders not to permit slaves to come within their lines. They were speedily condemned for this action because it put a stop to the current of emancipation, whi
ichigan, Indiana, and Kentucky east of the Cumberland and Tennessee rivers; Brigadier General D. C. Buell was assigned to its command. At the same time, General Henry W. Halleck superseded General John C. Fremont in command of the United States Department of the West. General W. T. Sherman was removed from Kentucky and sent to report to General Halleck. General A. S. Johnston was now confronted by General Halleck in the West and by General Buell in Kentucky. The former, with armies at Cairo and Paducah, under Generals Grant and C. F. Smith, threatened equally Columbus, the key of the lower Mississippi River, and the water lines of the Cumberland and the TGeneral Halleck in the West and by General Buell in Kentucky. The former, with armies at Cairo and Paducah, under Generals Grant and C. F. Smith, threatened equally Columbus, the key of the lower Mississippi River, and the water lines of the Cumberland and the Tennessee, with their defenses at Forts Donelson and Henry. The right wing of General Buell also menaced Donelson and Henry, while his center was directed against Bowling Green, and his left was advancing against General Zollicoffer at Mill Springs, on the upper Cumberland. If the last-named position could be forced, the way seeme
555; cavalry, 4,081; total, 29,636. Difference, 10,699. Casualties in battle: killed, 1,728; wounded, 8,012; missing, 959. The effective force of General Grant's army engaged in the battles of April 6th and 7th at Shiloh was 49,314; reenforcements of General Buell, 21,579; total, 70,893. The casualties in the battle of April 6th in Grant's force were as follows: killed, 1,500; wounded, 6,634; missing, 3,086; total, 11,220; leaving for duty on the 7th, 59,673. On April 9th Major General H. W. Halleck left St. Louis and proceeded to Pittsburg Landing to assume command of the enemy's forces in the field. A reorganization was effected, in which General Grant's divisions formed the right wing, those of General Buell the center, and those of General Pope, brought from the west side of the Mississippi, the left wing; an advance on Corinth was commenced. Corinth, the position from which our forces had advanced to Shiloh or Pittsburg Landing, and to which they had now retired, was
ge arranged order to pillage issued General Pope's order letter of General Lee relative to barbarities answer of General Halleck case of Mumford effect of threatened retaliation mission of Vice-President Stephens excess of prisoners paroledst a letter involving similar principles was addressed by General R. E. Lee to the commanding general at Washington, General Halleck, making inquiries as to the truth of the case of William B. Mumford, reported to have been murdered at New Orleans btes, and on that government would rest the responsibility of retaliatory measures. The reply of the commanding general (Halleck) at Washington was in these words: As these papers are couched in language insulting to the Government of the United a felon, at such time and place as may be ordered. In the case of William B. Mumford, a letter was received from General Halleck, dated August 7, 1862, stating sufficient causes for a failure to make an earlier reply to the letter of July 6th; i
tion, 255-58. Conynham, Capt., Gustavus, 230. Cooke, Colonel, 282. John Esten, 97. Cooper, General, Samuel, 506. Corcoran, James, 201. Corinth, Miss., Gen. Halleck's advance, 58-59. Battle, 328-29. Corypheus (ship), 197. Cotton, measures taken by U. S. Congress to confiscate, 289-93. Couch, General, 309. Court, Gen., Richard, 102, 131. Death, 121. H Habeas corpus, Writ of, suspension, 409-11. Hagerty, Thomas, 200. Hahn, Michael, 248. Hale, Christopher, 230. Halleck, Gen. Henry W., 8, 58, 499, 500. Commander of U. S. Department of the West, 15. Advance to Corinth, Miss., 58-59. Hamilton, Alexander, 4. Hampton, General, Wm Davis concerning Maryland, 280. Address to Marylanders, 280-81. Remark on death of Stonewall Jackson, 308. Pennsylvania campaign, 366-77. Communication to Gen. Halleck concerning treatment of non-combatants, 499-500. Correspondence with Grant concerning exchange of negro soldiers, 507. Defense of Petersburg, Va., 541-47, 54