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[555] 39, 40; correspondence with Lyon, Aug. 6, 9, 1861, 39-41; charged with sacrificing Lyon, 40; organizes army in Missouri, 48; his character and personality, 48-50; plans for the Army of the West, 49; attitude of the Blair family toward, 49; purchases arms in Europe, 50; vacillation, 50; takes the field in central Missouri, 51; dogmatic orders by, 52; relieved from command of Department of the Mississippi, 54; system of administration in Missouri, 56, 96; proposed dictatorship for, 86; factional troubles under his administration, 95

French Broad River, the, military movements on, 115

Fright on the battle-field, 45

Frost, Brig.-Gen. Daniel M., surrenders Camp Jackson to Lyon, 36

Fugitive slaves. See slavery.

Fullerton, Lieut.-Col. Joseph S., battle of Nashville, 263; supports S. in the Thomas dispute, 297

G

‘Gallantry in action,’ 182

Gamble, Hamilton R., governor of Missouri, 31, 54; character, 54, 55; attitude on slavery and confiscation, 54, 58, 71 et seq.; raises special State militia, 55, 54; F. P. Blair's views as to his authority over the militia, 60; factional leader in Missouri, 69; antagonism between Curtis and, 71; relations between S. and, 71 et seq., 90; tenders and withdraws his resignation, 72, 74; letter to S., 72, 73; plot to seize and imprison him, 86; places the State militia under S.'s command, 88, 90, 95

Garber, Hezekiah H., friendship for S. at West Point, 3

Garfield, James Abram, election and inauguration, 447, 450; abolishes the Division of the Gulf, 451; assassination, 453

Garnett, Col. Robert S., commandant of cadets at West Point, 15

Gaylesburg, Ga., Sherman at, 326

Gaylesville, Ala., Sherman at, 318

General, the rank of, 538

Generals, as politicians, 355

Geologists, ‘the God-hating,’ 9

Georgia, abandoned by Hood, 163, 164, 309, 318, 332, 333; Sherman's plans and operations in, 252, 254, 285, 299 et seq., 314, 316 et seq., 319, 322, 330 et seq., 339, 347 (for specific movements see the names of places); question of Hood's movements in, 299 et seq.; Grant suggests a cavalry raid through, 309; Pres. Davis's threat and promise concerning, 309, 310, 331; Sherman's loss of mastery in, 338

Gerry, N. Y., birthplace of the author, 1

Getty, Maj.-Gen. George W., on board of review of Fitz-John Porter case, 461

Gettysburg, Pa., Federal arming of rebel prisoners captured at, 104

Gillen, Maj.-Gen. Alvan C., disasters in Tennessee, 195

Gold and silver, 532-534

Goldsboro, N. C., Sherman's march to, 339, 346; occupied by S., 346; concentration at, 346, 347

Gordon's Ferry, Tenn., proposal to obstruct roads at, 211

Grand Hotel, Paris, S.'s speech at, 386, 387

Granger, Brig.-Gen. R. S., proposed concentration of his troops on the Chattanooga railroad, 194, 197, 203; possibilities of his holding Decatur, 197; detained at Murfreesboroa, 197; Sherman advises that he threaten the rear, 199; expected at Murfreesboroa, 205

Granny White Turnpike, Tenn., military operations on, 244, 245, 264, 268-270

Grant, Col. Frederick D., on Gen. Grant's esteem for S., 543

Grant, General Ulysses S., charges against, 61; operations on the Mississippi, siege and capture of Vicksburg, 63, 70, 71, 90, 98, 110, 232, 233; reinforced by S. at Vicksburg with men and supplies, 64, 70, 71, 90, 98, 110, 232, 233; returns troops to S., 70, 90; relations with S., 70, 109-111, 115, 117, 118, 198, 237-240, 252, 293-297, 337, 346, 361, 379-382, 389-391, 414 et seq., 419-421, 439, 440, 482, 541-543; commanding Military Division of the Mississippi, 109; reports relief of Gen. Foster, and asks for a successor, 109; predilection for McPherson, 109; suggests S. for command of Department of the Ohio, 109; lieutenant-general and general-in-chief, 109, 111, 116, 359, 361, 362, 422, 538, 546; command of his appetites, 111; taciturnity, 111; entertained in St. Louis, 111; proposes to send reinforcements to S., 115; orders the Ninth Corps to join the Army of the Potomac, 116; nominates S. major-general, U. S. A., 117, 543; on the delays incident to S.'s promotion, 117; approves S.'s services and policy, 117, 118; at Knoxville, 118; probability of his ending the war, 119; plan of operations for Sherman, 163; expectations from, and anxiety as to, Thomas's movements, and measures for relieving him at Nashville, 192, 198, 237-240, 255, 260, 295, 324, 325; interview with S. on the Rhode Island, 198, 294, 295, 346, 361, 362; despatch to S. from before Vicksburg, 232, 233; advises Sherman to dispose of Hood, 237; designs S. to supersede Thomas, 237-239; at Washington, 239, 240; praises S.'s defeat of Hood at Franklin, 240; orders S. to North Carolina, 252, 345, 543; appoints Thomas to command Division of the Pacific, 278; Presidential candidacy, inauguration, and administration, 278, 405, 414, 419, 420, 478, 479, 543; refutes slander against S., 293-297; responsibility for and views on the march to the sea, 300, 301, 311, 315 et seq., 322-326; campaign against and capture of Lee, 303, 329 et seq., 347-349; Porter's mission to Sherman from, 306; plan for Sherman to capture Hood's army, 309; suggests a cavalry raid through Georgia, 309; before Petersburg, 313; the cause of the rebellion's collapse, 314; siege of Richmond, 316; ‘Personal Memoirs’ quoted, 320, 322-324, 361, 411, 543; last sickness, 323; personal relations with, and confidence in, Sherman, 324, 337, 347, 348, 357, 358, 443, 479, 543; modesty, 337; credits Sherman with his plans and achievements, 337; military genius, 337, 344, 524; Sherman's visit to, at City Point, 347, 348; the president's instructions to, March 3, 1865, 348; approves the Sherman-Johnston negotiations, 352; contrasted with Sherman, 357; discussions on his campaigns, 358; correctness

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