On the morning of the 25th, Butler sent Weitzel to Porter to arrange the programme for the dat been materially injured by the naval fire.
Weitzel, too, had been in many unsuccessful assaults,rted that it would be butchery to assault.
Weitzel's Report; also Weitzel's Testimony before ComWeitzel's Testimony before Committee on Conduct of the War.
In the mean time the remainder of Ames's division had captured twnight Butler informed the admiral that he and Weitzel were of the opinion that the place could not uction of the place.
When Butler's orders to Weitzel, before the expedition started, were submittebeen difficulties at that season of the year. Weitzel's Testimony.
Report of Committee on Conduct s men. He was impressed, naturally enough, by Weitzel's description of the strength of the fort, anlse he forgot them altogether at the crisis.
Weitzel had never seen them, and knew nothing of thems to be explicit that he should remain there.—Weitzel's Testimony.
The lack of co-operation bet
ction of railroads leading into, 399, 450; defences of, III., 3-5; alarm in, at capture of Fort Harrison, 78, 79; preparations for evacuation of, 357; entrance of Weitzel into, 536; fall of, 536-540.
Ringgold battle of; i., 518, 521.
Rhind, commander, in command of Butler's powder-boat, the Louisiana, III., 310.
Rome, capt450; Grant reinforces, 469, 490.
Washington, N. C., capture, II., 57.
Waynesboro, battle of, III., 413, 414.
Wauhatchie, battle of, i., 449, 450.
Weitzel, General G. movement north of James river, October 28, 1864, III., 123; Wilmington expedition 225; at Fort Fisher, 315, 323; at Bermuda Hundred, 442; enters Richmond, 106-125; observations and reflections on, 127-131; results of, 131.
Wilmington stripped of its garrison, III., 223; only important rebel seaport in 1864, 224; Weitzel's expedition against, 238; further operations against, 307; land attack, 315, 316; siege and fall of Fort Fisher, 330, 332-343; Schofield's movements against, 368