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Florence, Italy, S. at, 393

Florida, the second Artillery ordered to, 18; S.'s service in, 19-25, 183; sport in, 19, 23; studying law in, 22, 23; acquiring malaria in, 23; military engineering in, 23, 24; yellow fever in, 183

Foard, Dr. A. J., assistant surgeon, Battery D, First Artillery, 20

Forced loans, 530, 531

Foreboding of death, 141

Forrest, Lieut.-Gen. Nathan B., raids Johnsonville, 165, 288; before Columbia, 168; near Spring Hill, 171; driven from Spring Hill, 172; at Thompson's Station, 173; attacks the column retreating to Franklin, 174; in the Tennessee campaign, 191, 193, 228, 308; battle of Franklin, 221-223, 228; harasses Thomas, 289; possibilities of his reaching Kentucky, 300; raid by, 310; on the Tennessee, 318-320; at Eastport, Jackson, and Paris, 319; capture of gunboat by, 319; at Johnsonville, 320; failure to damage Sherman's communications, 338

Fort Brady, troops sent to Chicago from, 501

Fort Capron, Fla., S. joins Battery D at, 19, 20; service at, 19-25; breakdown of mail service to, 20, 21

Fort Clinton, N. Y., an adventure in the ditch of, 4

Fort Dearborn, Ill., 454

Fort Donelson, Tenn., Grant's strategy at, 358; capture of, 516

Fort Fisher, N. C., capture of, 346

Fort Hamilton, N. Y., artillery practice at, 458

Fortification Appropriation Act, Sept. 22, 1888, 459

Fortified lines, question of carrying by assault, 127, 128, 142-148

Fort Jupiter, Fla., occupation of, 24

Fort Leavenworth, Kan., troops ordered to Missouri from, 37; S. commanding at, 278; headquarters of the Department of the Missouri removed to, 428; troops sent to Chicago from, 501

Fort Monroe, Va., meeting of Grant and S. at, 346; artillery practice at, 458, 459; meeting of Lincoln with the peace commissioners at, 530

Fort Moultrie, S. C., S. on duty at, 17, 18; the First Artillery ordered to, 18; artillery target practice at, 18; bombardment of Fort Sumter from, 18

Fort Riley, Kan., establishment of school of cavalry and light artillery at, 426, 427

Fort Sheridan, Ill., establishment of, 454, 455, 493; reinforcement recommended, 498; its value in the labor riots of 1894, 493-498, 506

Fort Smith, Ark., proposed assignment of Gen. McNeil to, 93

Fort Sumter, S. C., the bombardment of, 18, 33, 234

Fort Wadsworth, N. Y., artillery practice at, 458

Foster, Maj.-Gen. John G., commanding the Department of the Ohio, 109; sickness and relief of, 109, 113, 114

Fourteenth Amendment, the, 376, 394 et seq.

Fourteenth Army Corps, S.'s command in, 66; movement before Atlanta, Aug. 4-5, 1864, 149; strength, 192; advisability of sending it to Thomas, 192

Fourteenth Kentucky Volunteers, battle of Kolb's Farm, 132-134

Fourth Army Corps, part of, at Knoxville, 113; ordered to reinforce Thomas, 164, 308, 317; at Pulaski, 165, 166, 285; moves from Pulaski to Columbia, 168; at Franklin, 175-177; battle of Franklin, 177-181, 251, 258; passes from S's command, 177; service with Thomas, 190-192; defending Duck River, 196; reinforcing, 198, 199; defense of Nashville, 227-229; battle of Spring Hill, 251; Orders of the Day, Dec. 16, 1864, 263; battle of Nashville, 242-244, 263, 264, 291

France, S.'s mission to, 276, 382 et seq.; intervention in Mexico, 377 et seq., 543; friendship with the United States, 379, 382 et seq.; dangers of war with, 381 et seq.; demands recognition of Maximilian's government, 384; excitement in, 385; national pride, 387; unpopularity of the Mexican scheme in, 387; S. journeys through, 392; the autumn manoeuvers of 1881, 451-453; army retirement in, 452; S.'s memories of, 453

Frank Blair,’ S.'s charger, 250

Franklin, Tenn., battle of, 160, 161, 166, 177-181, 183-188, 197, 220-225, 227-230, 233, 236, 237, 240, 247, 248, 251-254, 258, 259, 262, 279, 281-283, 301, 327, 343, 344, 543; military movements near, 170, 171, 173-176, 178, 183-187; the retreat to, 171, 210, 212, 215 et seq.; clearing the way to, 173; Twining's ride to, 174; S. reaches, 175, 221; difficulties of bridging the river at, 175-177, 219, 281, 282; danger of Hood's crossing the Harpeth above, 176; needless sacrifices in the battle, 181-185; criticisms of Hood's assault at, 183-185, 187; exhaustion of ammunition at, 187; reasons for not following up success at, 187, 188; the crisis of the Tennessee campaign at, 198; absence of Thomas from the battle, 200; necessity of S.'s retreat to, 210; covering the approaches to, 210, 214; S.'s expectations of finding reinforcements at, 215; movement from Spring Hill to, 216; S. ordered to take position at, 217; Hood captures road between Spring Hill and, 217, 218; proposed movement of A. J. Smith to, 220, 221, 223; Thomas's desire to hold, 221, 223; delays of telegraphic communication with Nashville, 224; S.'s views of the slaughter at, 229, 230; Hood's advance from Spring Hill to, 251; Hood receives his death-blow at, 252-254; Hood's strength at, 258; Thomas's indorsement on S.'s report of the battle, 276, 277, 283; Stanley wounded at, 279; possibilities of Hood's success at, 300; effect of Hood's delay at, 301

Franklin Turnpike, military operations on, 263, 264, 267

Fredericktown, Mo., action at, 51-53, 362, 363

Freedmen. See emancipation; negroes; slavery.

Freedmen's Bureau, Virginia under control of, 394

Freeport, Ill., Rev. James Schofield settles in, 1

Freeport, Ill., helping the Baptist meeting-house at, 17

Fremont, Maj.-Gen. John C., commanding Department of the West, 39; ambition of, 39, 43; letter to Wyman, Aug. 6, 1861, 39; investigation by Committee on Conduct of the War, 39, 40; disappearance of official papers from his records,

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