Phelps, General J. W., occupies Hampton, 252; detailed to Newport News, 254; should have commanded at Big Bethel, 268; opponent of slavery, 305; unwarrantable action of, at Ship Island, 355-356; his ships towed up the Mississippi, 370; collision with, on the negro question, 488-489; at New Orleans, 896; differs with Butler on the slavery question, 896-897.
Phillips, Wendell, on contraband theory, 259.
Pickett, Major-General, attack upon New Berne and Beaufort, N. C., 618.
Pierpont, Governor, protests against draft, 618.
Pierce, General, at Big Bethel, 172, 268, 270, 275, 292.
Pierce, President, appoints Butler visitor at West Point, 127; makes Davis Secretary of War, 140; persuades law partner not to enlist, 303-304: reference to, 982; son killed, 1020; asks Butler to defend railroad, 1021; the suit, 1021-1026.
Pierce, Mrs., the piety of, 1021.
Pierce, Henry B., reminds Butler of Fast Day proclamation, 970.
Plymouth, N. C., occupied by Union forces, 617; ca