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on which Richmond largely depended for supplies. All of these objects were promptly accomplished except the capture of Wilmington. Had I remained in chief command I should have proceeded to its capture as soon as practicable after the fall of Fort Macon, which took place April 26, 1862. Towards the end of Feb., 1863, I also gave Gen. Butler his final instructions for the capture of New Orleans. This was accomplished chiefly by the gallant action of the naval forces, about the 1st of May. Gd the waters north of it, you will please at once make a descent on New Berne, having gained possession of which and the railroad passing through it, you will at once throw a sufficient force upon Beaufort and take the steps necessary to reduce Fort Macon and open that port. When you seize New Berne you will endeavor to seize the railroad as far west as Goldsborough, should circumstances favor such a movement. The temper of the people, the rebel force at hand, etc., will go far towards determi
r officer. You know, Mac., what I want, and that is peace and quietness at home. If I succeed in taking New Berne and Fort Macon I shall at once return to this place, unless otherwise ordered by you. I shall send off another mail very soon. If we e. Same to same, Unofficial.New Berne, March 15, 1862. my dear Mac.: We've got New Berne, and I hope to have Fort Macon before long. I've followed your instructions to the letter, and have succeeded. You'll come out all right. You knside. Same to same. Unofficial.New Berne, May 5, 1862. my dear Mac.: We're now in a state of stand still. Fort Macon has been reduced, and I am ordering Parke up to this place with his men. We have more sickness than I like to acknowleds Wynton.], etc., would probably have to leave at least 5,000 in New Berne, 1,000 as railway guards, 1,000 Beaufort and Fort Macon, 500 Hatteras Inlet, 1 ,000 Roanoke--8,500 in all, leaving not over 6,000 or 6,500 for active operations; too small to
3 ; how accomplished, 34. Emory, Gen. W. H., at Williamsburg, 321, 322, 324, 325 ; Hanover C. H., 370, 372. Ewell, Gen. R. S., 650. Fairchild, Col., 578. Fairfax Court-House, Va., 224, 225, 515, 518, 519, 526. Fair Oaks, Va., battle of, 377-384. Farnsworth, Col , 340. 341. Farquhar, Capt. F. U., 124. Fisher's creek, Va., 260. Ford, Col., 558. Forsyth, Capt. J. W., 133. Fort Corcoran, Va., 68, 79, 80, 516, 519 536. Fort Ellsworth, Va., 68, 80. Fort Lyon, Va., 96. Fort Macon, N. C., 244, 245. Fort Magruder, Va., 272, 301, 321-325. Fortress Monroe, Va., 102, 155, 163-165, 235, 239, 248, 251-257, 274, 275, 275, 283, 446, 448, 449, 468, 483 498, 499 502 507. Fort Runyon, Va., 68, 80. Fort Sumter, surrenders, 39 ; excitement, 40. Fowler, Lieut.-Col., 521. Frank, Col., 596. Frank, Capt., 599. Franklin, Gen. W. B., at Washington, 1861, 80, 81, 95. 96, 116, 138, 156, 157. In Peninsula, 262, 265 ; West Point, 287, 297, 300, 302-304, 311, 320, 327 333-337, 341;