ugh; and Halleck, on learning of tile reverse on the Chickamauga — hearing nothing from Grant or Sherman — detached
Sept. 23. the 11th and 12th corps from the Army of the Potomac, and ordered them, under Gen. Hooker, to Middle Tennessee, to hold, till further orders, Rosecrans's line of communications from Nashville to Bridgeport.
This transfer of 20,000 men, with all their artillery, munitions, and baggage, was made with remarkable celerity, through the extraordinary exertions of Gen. D. C. McCallum, government superintendent of railroads, M. C. Meigs, Quartermaster General, and W. Prescott Smith, master of transportation on the Baltimore and Ohio road: the two corps marching from the Rapidan to Washington, taking cars, and being transported by Cumberland, Wheeling, Cincinnati, Louisville, and Nashville, to the Tennessee, and there debarked in fighting array, within eight days.
Meantime, Bragg had sent a large portion of his cavalry, under Wheeler and Wharton, across
, Lee's advance into, and proclamation, 193-4.
Maryland Heights, held by Ford, 196; prisoners and guns captured at, 202.
Mason, J, M., allusion to, 81.
Massachusetts volunteers killed in Baltimore, 514.
Mathews, Col. Stanley, routs Wheeler, 272.
Maury, Gen., defends Mobile, 721; his retreat and losses, 724.
Max Meadows, Gillem destroys railroad at, 688.
McArthur, Gen., at Corinth, 226.
McCall, Gen., at Gaines's Mill, 155; at Malvern Hill, 562; taken prisoner, 563.
McCallum, Gen. D. C., as military superintendent of railroads, 433-4.
McCandless, Gen. W., at Gettysburg, 382-87.
McClellan, Gen. Geo.
B., allusion to, 35; 81; 82; inaction of, 107; fails to open the Potomac, 107; ordered to advance to Manassas, 108; urged to open the Potomac, 103; to the President.
on reorganizing Army of the Potomac, 108; his plan of advance, 109; to the Secretary of War, on merits of advance by Manassas.
109-10; on merits of Peninsula route, 110; change of plan of advanc