rprising merchants than all others in the South.
The very great majority of the wealthy population was either Creole, or French; and their connection with European houses may account in some measure for that fact.
The coasting trade at the war was e, the French language was spoken altogether for social and business purposes, and even in the courts.
The theaters were French, the cafes innocent of English, and, as Hood says, the very children speak it.
Many persons grow up in this quarter-or dll the etiquette and form of the ancien regime obtained here — the furniture, the dress, the cookery, the dances were all French.
In the American town the likeness to Mobile was very marked, in the manners and style of the people.
The young men ded the lobbies, filled the spare bed-rooms, and eat what was put before them, with but little knowledge save that it was French.
These were the business men, who came down for a new engagement with a factor, or to rest after the summer on the plant
19, 123, 125, 134.
Fort Brown, Texas, 65, 66.
Fort Donelson taken by Grant, 131.
Fort Fisher, fall of, 368.
Fort Hamilton, 30.
Fort Henry captured, 131.
Fort Monroe, 75, 135, 137, 308.
Fort Moultrie, 87.
Fort Sumter, 86, 87, 101.
Fourth United States Infantry, 327.
Foy, General, quoted, 56.
Forrest, General N. B., 24.
Franklin, General William B., mentioned, 138, 140, 194, 196, 206, 226, 228.
Fredericksburg, battle of 222.
Fremont, General John 6., 143, 179.
French, General, mentioned, 230.
Fry, Colonel D. B., at Fredericksburg, 296.
Gaines Mill, battle of, 145, 169.
Garland, General, killed, 207.
Garnett, General, mentioned, 207, 294, 296; killed at Gettysburg, 294.
Garnett, Robert S., mentioned, 102, 113.
General Orders No. 1, Lee's, 368.
George . mentioned, 79.
Germania Ford, 243.
Gettysburg, battle of, 142, 270; losses in, 302.
Gettysburg and Vicksburg, 309; removal of dead, 409; compared with Waterloo, 421.