April 6, 27, and May 12, 1902) Wheeler is set down as Lieutenant-General.
As this is stated to have been supervised by Capt. W. Gordon McCabe, I wrote to him calling his attention to this.
He replied that he had known that Wheeler was not a Lieut.—General, as he had conclusive proof of this, and had furnished his name for the West Point list as Major-General.
This seems definitely to settle the point, but Gen. Wade Hampton told me that in an interview he had with President Davis in North Carolina, when the latter was arranging for his escape southward, he offered the President an excort of 5,000 mounted volunteers, which he guaranteed to raise at once.
Mr. Davis, however, declined this offer on the ground that such a force would attract too much attention, and would not be sufficiently mobile for his purposes.
Gen. Hampton then suggested that with a small escort the President should take Gen. Wheeler to accompany him, as the latter would be useful, being well-known in much
iler, 338, 391.
Miltenberger, Colonel Ernest, 367.
Minnigerode, D. D., Rev. Charles, 147.
Missouri, Compromise, The, 26.
Moncure, Major T. C., 367.
Morris, Lieutenant, killed, 240.
Munford, General T. T., portrait of, 1; his services and tenderness of character, 12.
Murray, Miss Amelia, Tour of, 103.
Napoleon, Emperor Louis, 110.
Nashville, Abandonment of. 126.
New Orleans, Battle of, 23 sion in 1812, 15, 24.
New England, Treason of in 1809, 21; seces-
North Carolina, Events in 1861, 271; in 1776, 288, 289.
North, The Political Bargain of, 14; spirit of, 22; its hatred of the South, 29.
Nullification, Ordinance of, 30.
O'Ferrall, Hon. C. T., 134.
Ord, General E. O. C., 359.
Parker, Captain William H., 157.
Paris, Count of, 123.
Patterson, Colonel Joseph, 132.
Pawnee Sunday, 147.
Paxton, A. S., 93.
Peabody, Colonel Everett, 132.
Peabody, George, 114.
Pegram's Battalion, 240.
Petersburg to Appomattox, Retreat from