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Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler, Chapter 14: in command of the Army of the James. (search)
to recruit a regiment of loyal Virginians, but after many months of energetic trial, both by them and by myself, the attempt was abandoned. A company and a half was all the recruits that State would furnish to the Union, and these were employed in defending the lighthouses and protecting the loyal inhabitants from the outrages of their immediate neighbors. January 25, 1864, the roads being impassable, Brigadier-General Graham, with some armed transports, went up the James River to Lower Brandon and destroyed a large quantity of provisions and forage stored there, and captured some smuggling vessels. Major-General Pickett, of the Confederate forces, made an attack upon New Berne and our lines at Beaufort, N. C., on the 1st of February, but was cleverly repulsed with loss, Brigadier-General Palmer commanding the district. By a surprise of an outpost, fifty-three of the Second North Carolina (loyal) Regiment were captured by General Pickett. By his order they were tried by cou
92, 98, 109; City Guard, Butler assists in organizing, 123; reception in, 294; establishes recruiting camp at, 306; opposition to schools in, overcome, 540; return to from New Orleans, 551; Butler ordered to, 828, 892; Butler's home,919; the Carey murder trial at, 1026-1028; the Malden arson trial, 1029-1030; anecdote of a mill girl at, 1032-1033. Lowell district, Hon. George S. Boutwell member of, 919; Butler elected to Congress from, 925-926; Hon. E. R. Hoar defeated in, 926. lower Brandon, expedition to, 618. Ludlow, Lieut.-Col. W. H., 542-543. Lynn, Richard H. Dana, Jr.‘s, speech in, 921-922. Butler's reply, 922. Lyons & Co. conspire to raise the price of gold, 763-768. Lyons, H. J., Butler interviews, 764-768. Lyons, Lord, British Minister, asks Seward to release English pilots, 849. M Maccormick, Dr., Chas., medical director at New Orleans, 403; discovers two cases of fever, 408-410; invaluable services, 895. MacKENZIEenzie, reference to, 862.