Weitzel, Gen. Godfrey, with Gen. Butler's expedition, 83, 91, 97; sent to Lafourche, 104-5; declines to assault Wilmington, 711; enters Richmond, 737.

Wessells, Gen., wounded at Fair Oaks, 148.

West Point, Va., fight at, 126-7.

West Virginia, operations in, 108; 140; 598.

Wharton, Gen., raids in Middle Tenn., 433.

Wheeler, Gen., wounded at Lavergne, 271; his attack a failure, 272; 280; 283; raids in East Tennessee, 433; at Chickamauga, 415.

Whitaker, Gen., at Chickamauga, 422.

White Oak Swamp, battle of, 160-1; bridge retaken, 170.

White, Gen. Julius, at Martinsburg and Harper's Ferry, 199.

White, Capt., at Vicksburg, 312.

Whiting, Gen., at Malvern Hill, 165.

Wickliffe, Hon. C. A., enlightened by Gen. Hunter, 515.

Wilcox, Gen. C. M. (Rebel), at Glendale, 163; at Hopewell Gap, 183.

wild, Gen., in North Carolina, 535.

Wilder, Col. J. T., surrenders to Bragg at Munfordsville, 216.

Wilderness, battle of the, 567 to 570.

Willard, Col., killed at Gettysburg, 388.

Williams, Gen. Thomas, in first attack on Vicksburg, 57-8; at Forts Jackson and St. Philip, 97; again at Vicksburg, 101 ; in command at Baton Rouge, 102; death of, 103; issues orders to drive from camps and garrisons colored fugitives, 246.

Williams, Gen. A. S., with Sherman in his great march, 689 to 695.

Williams, Col., Ill., killed at Stone River, 281.

Williams, Capt., at siege of Corinth, 227.

Williamsburg, Va., battle of, 122-6.

Willich, Gen., captured at Stone River, 274.

Wilmington, N. C., defenses of, 710; Butler and Weitzel decline to assault, 711; Schofield captures, 715.

Wilson, Hon. Henry, of Mass., on the return of fugitive slaves, 251; bill to provide for educating colored children, 266.

Wilson, Gen. James H., raids through central Alabama, 717; capture of Selma and Montgomery, 719-720.

Winchester, Va., Jackson defeated at, 135; Gen. Ewell takes, 371.

Winslow, Capt. John, of the Kearsarge, engages the Alabama, and sinks her, 646-47.

Winthrop, Gen. Fred., killed at Five Forks, 734.

Wise, Gen. Henry A., at Roanoke Island, 74.

Wise, Capt. O. J., killed at do., 76.

Wolfe, Lt.-Col., killed at Richmond, Ky., 215.

Wolford, Gen. Frank T., opposes Morgan, 404; pursues Pegram to Somerset, 427; repels Scott's cavalry, 428; is routed at Philadelphia, Tenn., 431.

Wood, Gen. T. J., wounded at Stone River, 276; at Chickamauga, 415; at Mission Ridge, 442; at Nashville, 654-6.

Wood, Maj., brings off four guns from Maryland Heights, 200.

Wood, Brig.-Gen. (Rebel), wounded, 221.

Wood, Col. Jas., 136th N. Y., at Wauhatchie, 436.

Woodward, Judge Geo. W:, on the conscription act, 488; beaten as candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania, 509.

Wool, Gen. John E., at Fortress Monroe, 127; occupies Norfolk and Portsmouth, 127; detached from McClellan's command, 132; his order in relation to colored contrabands, 240.

Worden, Lt. John L., fights the Merrimac, in the Monitor, and is wounded, 118.

Wright, Gen. H. G., assaults Secessionville, 461; at the Wilderness, 568-71; at Cold Harbor, 580-2; at Petersburg, 734.

Wright, Gen. (Rebel), at Malvern Hill, 165; wounded at Antietam, 210.

Wyman, Col. J. B., killed near Vicksburg, 290.

Wytheville, Va., fight at, 403; Gillem takes 200 men and 8 guns at, 683.


Yazoo City, fighting at, 309-310; 318.

Yazoo Bluffs, Sherman demonstrates on, 289.

Yeadon, Richard, offers $10,000 reward for Gen. Butler, 106.

Yellow Bayou, La., fight of A. J. Smith, with Polignac, 551.

York river railroad, burned by Rebels, 159.

Yorktown, Va., siege of, 120-22; evacuation of by Magruder, 122; embarkation of troops at, 171.


Zollicoffer, Gen., killed at Mill Spring, 42-3.

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