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‘Abolitionist,’ distinguished from ‘antislavery man,’ 74

Accident in war, 234

Acworth, Ga., military movements near, 130, 316

Adams, Charles F., U. S. Minister at London, 385, 392

Adjutant-general, the office of the, 422, 423, 469, 470

‘Advance and Retreat’ (Hood's), 172

Alabama, Hood's proposed movement toward, 163; Thomas proposes a campaign in, 253, 255, 256, 305; abundance of supplies in, 288; Thomas to have command over, 317

Alexander, Col. Barton S., trip to Hawaii with S., 431

Alexandria, Va., provisional government of Virginia at, 394

Allatoona, Ga., military operations near, 143, 163

American Association for the Advancement of Science, 28 Americans, patriotism and courage among, 183

American soldier, the, business methods in his movements, 145; has a mind of his own, 155; manhood and valor of, 365, 366

Amnesty, the oath of, 375, 376

Anarchy, one of the causes of, 75

Annapolis, Md., Adm. Porter becomes superintendent of Naval Academy at, 439

Anthony, Mayor (of Leavenworth), in the Kansas-Missouri troubles, 79, 80, 84

‘Anti-slavery man,’ distinguished from ‘abolitionist,’ 74

Appalachicola River, the, Sherman's proposed movement on, 317

Arkansas, Fremont's plan of campaign in, 49; importance of combining with Missouri and Tennessee in a department, 60, 61; Confederate movements in, 61; the emancipation proclamation in, 75; reinforcements for Steele in, 85; S. reclaims all of, 90; raids into Missouri from, 101; Steele commanding in, 112; included in Division of the Gulf, 447

Arkansas River, the, Fremont's plan of campaign on, 49; Confederate movements on, 61; Union raid on, 63; proposed movements on, 70; its control secured, 70

Arlington, Va., burial of Sheridan at, 467

Army. See United States army.

Army of the Cumberland, the, its unwieldy size, 122, 139; in the Atlanta campaign, 123,129, 130; love for Thomas, 123, 239, 242; operations and dispositions in Tennessee, 166; Logan ordered to assume command, 239, 240; Thomas commanding, 275; dedicates the fields of Chickamauga and Chattanooga, 297; no opposition to S.'s promotion from, 297

Army of the Frontier, the, S. commanding, 61, 64, 65; Herron commanding, 64

Army of the Ohio, the, Gen. Foster relieved by S. in command of, 109, 110; condition at time of S.'s assuming command, 114; strength in the Atlanta campaign compared with other armies, 122; question of command, 239, 240

Army of the Potomac, the Ninth Corps ordered to join the, 116. See also Society of the army, etc.

Army of the Tennessee, the, proposed succession of McPherson to command of, 109; strength in the Atlanta campaign compared with other armies, 122; movement on the Sandtown Road, 136; a night visit to the camp of, 139; battle of Atlanta, 146-148; battle of Peachtree Creek, 232; its fighting days over, 343

Army of the West, the, disbanded, 40, 48; Fremont's plans for, 49

Army regulations, abuse of, 435, 436

Arnold (U. S. Marshal), in labor riots at Chicago, 498, 501

Articles of War, the 122d article, 151

Artillery, plan to increase the, 487

Artillery School, the, 459, 460

Astronomy, fascination of its study, 28, 29

Athens, Tenn., Stanley at, 319

Atlanta, Ga., incident in siege of, 142; advance on, movements before, siege and capture or, 143, 144, 146, 152 et seq., 163, 231, 247, 299, 303, 304, 310, 326, 341, 342; question of ‘making a lodgment in,’ 147,148; S.'s opinions on the tactics of July 22, 1864,148; movement before, Aug. 4-5, 1864, 148, 149; Johnston's plans of defense of, 153; Hood's defense of, 153, 154; Hood's abandonment of, 158, 159; an objective of the campaign, 160; political value of its capture, 160; Hood's raid on railroad in rear of, 161; Sherman moves from, 303, 322; proposal to abandon, 307, 308; held by Sherman, 316, 318, 338, 339; Sherman proposes to wreck, 316,318; burning of, 321; supplies at, 321; cutting through the South at, 337

Atlanta campaign, the, faults of Sherman's organization in, 122 et seq.; questions of rank in, 150, 151; S. requested

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