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Eleventh New York Battery (Hancock's), reference to, 703.

Eleventh Pennsylvania Cavalry, 898.

Eliot, president of Harvard College, 976.

Ellet, Lieutenant-Colonel, captured Fort Pillow, 455; offer to co-operate with Farragut, 456.

Ellison, Richard, maternal grandfather, 44.

Elwell's Corps, 652.

Emigrant Aid Society, 132,

England, ability of its peerage, whence derived, 34; Butler's youthful prejudice against, 48; secret sessions of Parliament, 119; barons could not write, 121; execution of Charles I., 122; abolishes slavery in Southwestern American colonies, 130; armed Indians in Revolution, 215; conduct of in Trent episode, 316-323; reference to, 539, 566; negotiations with, 962, 967.

Erith, England, powder explosion at, 775-776.

Essex (Mass.) district, Hon. John B. Alley, member of Congress from, 919; succeeded by Butler, 919-920.

Esterbrook, Lieut. James E., in Butler's staff, 896.

Europe, Butler reads histories of, 868; General Grant in, 874.

Evarts, counsel for President Johnson, 929-930.

Everett's battery, 460-461.

Everett, Captain, reconnoitres in rear of Fort St. Philip, 363.

Everett, Professor, treatise on yellow fever,399.

Exeter, Butler to school at, 51-52.


Fairbanks, Governor, Vermont, aids in recruiting, 300.

Farmer, Captain, anecdote of 232.

Farnham, Butler's tutor at Waterville, 66-69.

Farragut, Admiral David G.? gets coal from Butler at Ship Island, 354-355; disbelief in efficacy of Porter's bombardment, 358, 362; plan of operations against New Orleans, 359; his passage by the forts, 364, 367; his capture of New Orleans, 370; spared Confederate gunboat McRae, 390; insulted by New Orleans women, 417; part in the Mumford episode, 438-439; his' orders as to Mississippi campaign, 454; seizes Baton Rouge, 455; letter to Halleck asking aid against Vicksburg, 456; Halleck's reply, 457; before Vicksburg, 461, 464; how the Catinet got by him, 464; passes Vicksburg, 478; letter to Butler, 480; Butler pays sailors, 514-515; references to, 465, 466,477,483, 490, 491,504; sees Butler off at New Orleans, 532; summoned to City Point, 751; finds Parker guilty of cowardice, 752; writes Butler confidential letter, 823; reference to death of, 822; captures water-borne property, 1010.

Fast Day proclamation, Butler's, 970-972.

Fay, Richard S., military secretary, 229, 241.

Felton, S. M., aid given by, 181-182; tribute to, 184; meeting with on return from New Orleans, 561.

Fenwick, Bishop of Boston, 112,120.

Fessenden, Wm. Pitt, Sec. of Treasury, decision on the three-year loan treasury notes, 936-938.

field, D. C. G., 436.

field, Hon. David<*> N., counsel for Milligan, 1008.

field, Justice, reference to, 956.

Fifth Avenue Hotel, a reception given to Butler at, 771-773; reference to 850.

Fifth Corps, reference to, 647.

Fifth Regiment, M. V. M., mention of, 199.

Fifteenth Maine Regiment, drawing lots in peril off Hatteras, 344.

First Vermont at Fortress Monroe, 252.

First Maine Heavy Artillery, conduct of, 291.

First Regiment of Native Guards, 496.

First Brigade of Massachusetts troops, 890.

Fiske, General, services on Frying-Pan Shoals, 339-340.

five Forks, The battle of, 901.

Flanders, chosen congressman in Louisiana, 523.

Flag Pond Hill battery, Porter attempts to silence, 791,

Floyd, Secretary of War, under Buchanan, 166-167.

Flusser, Commander, tribute to, 635; killed at Plymouth, 636.

Fox, Gustavus V., Assistant Secretary of Navy. anecdote of, 287-288; arbitrator in the Farragut prize suit, 1011.

Foote, Senator, reference to, 695, 715, 716; calumnious letter from Smith to, 696-697; letter quoted, 712-713.

Ford's Theatre, Lincoln assassinated at, 930.

Forty-Seventh Regiment of Virginia Volunteers, 679.

Fort Burnham (formerly Fort Harrison), 737.

Fort Darling, 747.

Fort Donelson, reference to, 872, 873, 874.

Fort Fisher, Weitzel reconnoitres, 774; preparations for expedition against, 782; Butler waits for Porter, 785-787; fleet sails in sight of, 789; powder-boat exploded at, 790; bombarded, 790-792; troops debark at, 792; prisoners taken at, 792-795; Major Reece gives information of, 795; attack abandoned, 796; why expedition was a failure, 798, 807; second expedition to, 807-808, 819; Porter quoted, 809, 812, 818, 819, 820; Colonel Lamb reports upon, 810,813,816; General Weitzel reports upon, 816-817; General Whiting reports upon, 820; Butler justified in refusing to assault, 821; Farragut advises Butler against expedition, 823; reference to, 831-832, 849; Butler's defeat at, an excuse for his removal, 850.

Fort Gilmour, Confederates repulse attack upon, 736, 737.

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