ure of Vicksburg; and with the remainder and a force equivalent to the one sent to Genl. Grant, returned by him after the fall of Vicksburg, he has reclaimed all Arkansas and the Indian Territory.
The radicals denounce Genl. Schofield because of his relations to the State government.
It is true that those relations have been m for peace and submission to the national authority.
All that is now necessary to secure peace to Missouri, with the possible exception of occasional raids from Arkansas, is union among the loyal people.
I shall spare no effort to reconcile their differences as far as possible, or at least to restrain their quarrel within peaceae Lane faction in Kansas was given the man of its choice—General Curtis; Missouri was placed alone under General Rosecrans—not Butler, as the radicals had asked; Arkansas, having no voice in the matter, was left under the soldier, General Steele, then in command there; and I left them all without regret and with buoyant hopes of m
Appalachicola River, the, Sherman's proposed movement on, 317
Arkansas, Fremont's plan of campaign in, 49; importance of combining with Missouri and , 71 et seq., 77, 85-109, 543; disloyalty in, 57; importance of combining with Arkansas and Tennessee in a department, 60, 61; Confederate movements, 61; political in, 95; features of Federal administration in, 96; corruption in, 96; raids from Arkansas into, 101; misnamed loyalty in, 101; revulsion of feeling in favor of S., 101,rick, captures Little Rock, 70; troops ordered to reinforce, 85; commanding in Arkansas, 112
Sternberg, Surg.-Gen. George M., praise for his services, 183
Steve military telegrams, etc. Tennessee, importance of combining with Missouri and Arkansas in a department, 60, 61; S.'s service in, 66,166, 238, 252 (see also Schofieldures and holds Atlanta, 316, 341
Twenty-fifth Missouri Regiment, ordered to Arkansas, 84, 85
Twenty-first Illinois Volunteers, action at Fredericktown, Mo., Oct