are on the other side of his monument: It is hard on our men held in Southern prisons not to exchange them, but it is humanity to those left in the ranks to fight our battles.
At this particular time to release all rebel prisoners would insure Sherman's defeat and would compromise our safety here.
Aug. 18th, 1864. Ulysses S. Grant.
Who were the enemy?
Follow in the wake of the army in the Valley of Virginia in ‘64.
View the beautiful plantations on the lower James.
Follow Sherman's armSherman's army in its march to the sea, and read the general's report of how he fought the enemy.
Burning barns, milch cows, which furnished sustenance for babes and sucklings shot and left to decay in the pastures; fowls shot and left in the barnyard; fields of grain, the hope of food for the winter, deliberately destroyed and trodden under foot; stacks of straw and hay lighting up the darkness of night!
The result was 9,000 ragged, starving heroes, eating parched corn, march from Richmond to Appomatto
ter, Rev. James E., 144.
Rains, Col. G. W.. 4, 16.
Ramsey W. R., 298.
Reynolds, Death of General, 121.
Richmond? Who was last to leave the burning city of, 317.
Rodes Gen. R. E., 8.
Rogers, Capt. Geo.
Ryal, Lieut. C. M., 65.
St. John, Col. J. M., 10 16.
Salem Church, Monument at, 167.
Sedgwick General 80.
Selph. Capt. Colin McRae, 256.
Semmes, Admiral R., 2.
Seward, W. H., Treachery of, brought firing on Sumter, 360.
Shea, Hon. George, 243.
Sherman, General, His pillage and destruction, 152.
Slingluff, L. F. C., 152.
Slocum, General, 122.
Smith, Gerrit, 248.
Spayd, H. H., 274.
Spotsylvania, Monuments to those who fell at, 164.
Staunton River Bridge, Gallant defence of, 321.
Stevens, Thaddeus, 251.
Stewart, Gen. George H., 133.
Stone, Roy. United States Department of Agriculture, 285.
Stonebraker, John A., 309.
Stoneman, General 17 18
Stribling, Col. Robert M., 172.
Stuart Gen J. E. B., 65; death