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extra duty, amounting, as General Hood states, to ten thousand when he assumed command of the army. Army at Dalton, May 1, 1864, according to General Johnston's estimates Narrative, p. 302. 37,652 infantry. 2,812 artillery.2,392 cavalry. Mercer's brigade, joined May 2d 2,000 infantry. Thirty-seventh Mississippi Regiment, en route 400   infantry Dibrell's and Harrison's brigades in rear, recruiting their horses 2,336 cavalry. Martin's division at Cartersville 1,700   cavalry ——— ock to put the railroad to Pulaski in successful operation. Hood sent Major General Forrest with the greater part of his cavalry and a division of infantry against Murfreesboro. The infantry did not fulfill expectation, and it was withdrawn. Mercer's and Palmer's brigades of infantry were sent to replace the division. Nothing of importance occurred until the morning of the 15th, and the enemy, having been reenforced by about fifteen thousand men from the transMissis-sippi, attacked simu
er Savannah, a private armed vessel in the service and sailing under a commission issued by the authority of the Confederate States of America, had been captured by one of the vessels forming the blockading squadron off Charleston Harbor, I directed a proposition to be made to the commanding officer of the squadron for an exchange of officers and crew of the Savannah for prisoners of war held by this Government, according to number and rank. To this proposition, made on the 19th ultimo, Captain Mercer, the officer in command of the blockading squadron, made answer, on the same day, that the prisoners (referred to) are not on board any of the vessels under my command. It now appears, by statements made without contradiction in newspapers published in New York, that the prisoners above mentioned were conveyed to that city, and have been treated not as prisoners of war, but as criminals; that they have been put in irons, confined in jail, brought before courts of justice on charges of
words on confiscation of private property, 139. Martin, General, 466. Marvin, William, 632. Maryland, subversion to state government, 388-95. Mason, Colonel, 586. John, M., 311. Maury, Gen. D. H., 175, 327, 330, 474, 587, 590, 591. Account of retreat from Corinth, 330. Capt. W. L., 221. Meade, Gen. George G., 120, 297, 373, 374-75,477,378,379,423,425,433,558, 631-32,633, 635. Meigs, M. C., 90. Melton, Col., Samuel, 430. Memphis, Tenn., occupation by Federals, 62. Mercer, Captain, 494. General, 466, 490. Mercideta (frigate), 172. Merrimac (frigate), 67, 191. Equipment, 164-65. Merryman, John, 391-92. Messec, Private, 596-97. Middletown, Va., Battle of, 452-54. Military Justice, Bureau of, charge against Davis, 420. Miller, —, 282. Mills, Capt. A. N., 199. Milroy, General, 96, 97, 367, 600. Minnesota (frigate), 165, 166, 167, 168. Minor, Commander, George, 167, 191. Missionary Ridge, Battle of, 365. Mississippi. Reconstruction, 635-38,