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John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana, Chapter 20: Confederate operations in Northern Virginia (search)
ulf. Come over and see us as soon as you can. From a note of the 7th, I quote as follows: I can tell you as a great secret not to be spoken of that Butler is ordered to Fort Monroe and Smith put in command of the troops in the field. Franklin and Ord are here on a visit. Porter has just gone out on a flag of truce. Nothing important. I was out at Petersburg with a lot of senators this morning. The Official Records show that Grant requested Halleck to obtain an order assignsummed them all up in a despatch, which he sent to Grant at ten o'clock that night. I Official Records, Dana to Grant, July 11, 1864-10 P. M. In this despatch he reported the burning of the Gunpowder Bridge, beyond Baltimore, the capture of General Franklin, the defeat of Wallace at Monocacy, heavy skirmishing by Lowell's cavalry in front of Washington, and great activity on the part of Augur, Gillmore, McCook, and Ord in preparing for the defence of the capital. He reported also a great destr
John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana, Chapter 21: administration of War Department (search)
devastate indeed. The former of the two appears to me to be the first military genius whom the war has produced on either side. On November 23d he wrote me again, as follows: Immediately on the first report of Canby's misfortune an order was made assigning General Reynolds to the temporary command of the military division. We now learn that Canby is not likely to be long disabled. I don't see any chance of Smith's being employed till General Grant desires to employ him. Franklin is not likely to have a command anywhere. ... Don't believe any of the reports about approaching changes in the cabinet. If Mr. Stanton is to be Chief-Justice, I don't know it; and I do know that neither General Butler nor General Banks is to be Secretary of War. As is well known, the Army of the Potomac and the forces under Sheridan maintained a strictly defensive attitude in Virginia during the entire fall and winter of 1864-65, while Sherman, without opposition worthy of the nam
John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana, Index (search)
l, General, 268, 330, 331, 336, 339. Eyrie, the, 44. F. Farragut, Admiral, 342. Fessenden, Senator, 354, Fifteenth Amendment, 403, 445. Fillmore, 125, 12S, 149. Fish, Hamilton, 418, 420, 423. Five Forks, 331, 356. Flint, Dr., Austin, 9, 18, 25. Fort Fisher, 352, 356. Forts Henry and Donelson, 170, 189, 190, 191, 242, 267, 282. Fort Monroe, 334, 335, 359, 360, 361, 364, 365. Fort Powhatan on the James, 329. Forward to Richmond, 166, 189. Foster, S. S., 149. Franklin, General, 334, 336, 348. Frauds of contractors, 341. Fredericksburg, 320. Fremont, General, 147-150, 186, 187, 396, 488. French arms scandal, 425. G. Galena, Rawlins' speech at, 399. Garfield, General, 270, 439, 445, 447-449, 458; assassination of, 450, 460. Garibaldi, 497. Garland, Attorney-General, 471. Garrard, General, 304. Garrison, William Lloyd, 101, 102, 149. Geary, General, 285. Georgia, 113, 234. German Federation, 85. German language, 36, 57. Germ