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Mrs. John A. Logan, Reminiscences of a Soldier's Wife: An Autobiography 26 0 Browse Search
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler 13 1 Browse Search
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that office as admiral. Borie's incumbency of his office was short, and Grant appointed Hon. George M. Robeson his successor as Secretary of the Navy. When he entered upon the duties of his office h interfering with him too much, advised him to remove his office elsewhere, which was done, and Robeson assumed the full administration of the duties of secretary. This mortally offended Porter and he and one of Grant's staff entered into a cabal to get Robeson removed and to lessen his influence with Grant, Porter claiming to Grant that he had been his fidus achates. While that was going on onpartment, in examining the correspondence on file, discovered and brought to the attention of Mr. Robeson the confidential letter of Porter to Welles, and that was so abusive of Grant and made such asimply official, and they continued to be official, merely, through Grant's term of office, and Robeson was no longer annoyed with in Porter. I put this letter See Appendix No. 144. of Porter'
; makes second attack on Fort Fisher, 819-820; supported by General Terry, 820; examined by investigating committee, 821; reference to, 822; Grant's false friend, 823; succeeds Farragut, 823; interferes with Secretary of Navy, 823; plots against Robeson, 823; newspapers filled with reports of, 830; reference to, 849, 1010. Post, New York evening, censures Butler's action at Drury's Bluff, 833; a government agent, 939. Powder experiment suggested to President, 775. pray, Isaac C., 79. utler ordered to surprise Confederate fortifications around, 722, 730; Grant believes Lee must abandon, 901; his manoeuvres to drive Lee into, 901. Richmond & Petersburg R. R. cut, 645, 648. Roanoke River expedition, 779, 780, 781, 782. Robeson, Hon. George N., appointed secretary of Navy, 823; offends Porter, 823; calls Grant's attention to Porter's abusive letter, 823. Robinson, William S., stump speaker, 106. Robinson, Gov. George D., Butler's successor, 976. Roby, governor