Scott, Lieut.-Gen., Winfield, his advice in relation to Southern forts, 1.76; re-enforcement of Southern forts urged by, 1.125; in favor of peace, 1.244; too in firm to take the field, 1. 580; retirement of, 2.130.
Secessionville, battle of. 3.187.
Sedgwick, Gen., wounded at Antietam, 2.478; hit victory over Early at Fredericksburg, 3.35; perilous position of, 3.36; compelled to recross the Rappahannock, 3.38; at the battle of Rappahannock Station, 3.107; death of, 3.306.
Selma, capture of by Gen. Wilson, 3.517; destruction of Confederate property in, 3.518.
Seminary Ridge, battle of, 3.61.
Semmes, Capt., Raphael, commander of the Sumter, 2.568, and of the Alabama, 2.569.
Senators, expulsion of ten from Congress, 1.572.
Seven Pines, battle of, 2.409; visit of the author to tb battle-field of in 1866, 2.439.
Seward, Wm. H., declares his adherence to the Union, 1.226; on the Trent affair, 2.163; attempt to assassinate, 3.569.
Sewell's Point, attack