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Department of the Missouri, the, created, 61; Curtis appointed to command, 61; S. relieves Curtis in command, 68, 69; the military problem in, 69; S.'s military policy in, 70; split into three departments, 109, 112; S. again appointed to command, 425-430; Miles commanding, 494

Department of the Ohio, the, Foster commanding, 109; Foster relieved by S., 109, 110; troops from, in East Tennessee, 191; records of, quoted, 209

Department of the Potomac, S. assigned to command the, 394

Department of the West, the, Harney commanding, 32, 33; Lyon succeeds Harney in command, 33, 35; Fremont commanding, 39; S. purchases guns for, 50

Department of West Point, creation of the, 444

Despotic rule, 434, 435

Dick, Franklin A., provost-marshal-general, Department of the Missouri, 96; superseded by J. O. Broadhead, 96, 97

District of Columbia, the system of government in the, 433

District of Kansas, Blunt suggested for command of the, 63

District of Missouri, its commander ordered to confiscate rebel property, 57

Doolittle, Col. Charles C., in battle of Nashville, 270

Douglas, Stephen H., secures favorable action from the War Department in S.'s case, 12

Drake, Charles D., letter from President Lincoln to, Oct. 5, 1863, 70, 71; heads radical delegation from Missouri, 94, 424; reply of the President to the radical delegation, 94-99; letter from S. to, Oct. 24, 1863, 100; welcomes S. to St. Louis, 424; death, 425

Drown, Professor, 28

Drum, Asst. Adjt.-Gen. Richard C., 447

Du Bois, Lieut. John V., ordered from Fort Leavenworth to Missouri, 37

Du Bois, Col., reports condition of Gen. Blunt's district, 93

Duck River, crossed by Hood, 129, 168, 170, 175, 192, 208-210, 212-214, 218, 219, 230, 254; holding the line of, 168, 170-172, 219, 220, 282; military movements on, 170-172, 174, 175, 185, 186, 191 192, 195-197, 202-220, 251, 254, 258, 282; advantages of the day gained at Spring Hill and, 185, 186, 219; S. crosses to the north side, 207, 208; Thomas plans to draw Hood across, 211; fears for troops on, 222; possibilities of Hood's strategy at, 231; movement to Nashville from, 251

Ducktown, Tenn., S.'s retreat from, 175; troops ordered to Spring till from, 219

Dug Springs, Mo., skirmish at, 38

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Earthquake, a celebrated, 430, 431

East Point, Ga., proposed military movements at, 152

Eastport, Miss., Forrest at, 319

Education, universal, 519, 520; the true value of, 522, 523; the foundation of popular government, 533

Eighth Wisconsin Volunteers, action at Fredericktown, Mo., 51-53

Elkins, Stephen B., Secretary of War, 423

Elliot, Dr., president of Washington University, 31

Elliott, Maj.-Gen. Washington L., battle of Nashville, 263

Emancipation, the question in Missouri, 56-58, 71, 74, 90, 103; the doctrines of immediate, 56-58; the question of gradual, 71, 74, 95; ordinance for gradual in Missouri, 74; S.'s attitude on, 74-76, 90; Lincoln's proclamation of and views on, 75, 76, 367, 368; as a factor in the civil war, 235; status of the negroes after, 367-376

Endicott, William C., Secretary of War, plan of sea-coast defense, 487. See also Secretary of War; War Department.

England, S. visits, 385, 392

Engle, Capt. A. H., killed at Resaca, 141; foreboding of death, 141

Eugenie, Empress, S. presented to, 392

Europe, the modern wars of, 357; S.'s visits to, 384-393, 449-453

Evarts, William M., U. S. Attorney-General, 22; interviews and relations with S. concerning the War Department, 413 et seq., 478

Everglades, the, Fla., the Seminoles in, 23

Ewing, Maj.-Gen., Hugh, in the Kansas Missouri troubles, 78-84; gives up Senatorial aspirations, 80; Gov. Carney's hostility to, 80, 81; friendship with Lane, 80, 81; scheme to expel disloyal persons from Kansas, 82; interview with S. at Kansas City, 82; Order No. 11, 83; his politic actions, 83, 84; at Independence, 84; inspection of his district, 93; denies rumors of expulsion of Union families, 93

Expediency, the value of, 7

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Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, Meade drives S. through, 429

Fayetteville, Ark., military movements near, 62

Fiat money, 531-534

Fifth Missouri Regiment, in battle of Wilson's Creek, 47

Fighting-cocks, an illustration, 305, 306

Finance, the laws of, 532-534

Financial education, 533

First Indiana Cavalry, action at Fredericktown, Mo., Oct. 20, 21, 1861, 52, 53

First Kansas Infantry, service in Missouri, 37

First Military District, Virginia formed into the, 395; S. appointed commander of, 395, 397

First Missouri Artillery (late 1st Mo. V. I.), in action near Fredericktown, Mo., 51-53

First Missouri Volunteer Infantry, its record and services, 35; S. appointed major of, 35; in battle of Boonville, 37; S. assumes command of, 48; converted into artillery, 48, 50, 51. See also first Missouri artillery.

First Missouri Volunteers (colored), organization of the, 99

First U. S. Artillery, ordered to Fort Moultrie, 18; S. appointed second lieutenant in, 19, 183; outbreak of yellow fever in, 20, 183

First U. S. Cavalry, service in Missouri, 37

First U. S. Infantry, service in Missouri, 37

Florence, Ala., Hood at and near, 165, 195 et seq., 197, 318, 320; Beauregard near, 288

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