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[560] internal troubles in Missouri, 68, 69, 72, 76; his standards of success, 69, 84; the emancipation proclamation, and his views on emancipation, 75, 76, 367, 368; attitude of the Missouri factions toward, 77; requested to remove S., 80; Lane threatens to appeal to, 83; supports freedom of speech and press, 85, 86, 92; S. furnishes memorandum for his use, 89-91; asks for details in Blunt's case, 93; reply to the radical delegation from Missouri, 94-99; declines to remove S., 97; opposes the abolition of enrolled militia in Missouri, 98; attitude toward Butler, 98; Washburne misrepresents S. to, 107, 108; summons S. to Washington, 106-110; political difficulties in the West, 108, 109; reception of an anti-Schofield delegation from Missouri, 108; S.'s last interview with, 110; appoints S. to command the Department of the Ohio, 110; his use of bad tools, 111, 112; questions of special rank conferred by, 150; reflection, 160, 312; instructions to Grant, March 3, 1865, 348; assassination, 349, 411; humane purposes toward the South, 350; presents Grant with his commission as lieutenant-general, 361; patriotism, 409; transfers command of the armies to Grant, 409, 411; Blow denounces S. to, 425; publication of a confidential letter of, in St. Louis, 425; meets the peace commissioners at Fort Monroe, 530; the struggles of his administration, 539, 540. Correspondence with: Drake, C. D., Oct. 5, 1863, 70, 71; Schofield, J. M., May 27, 1863, 68, 69; June 1, 69; June 20, 75, 76; June 22, 76; Aug. 27, 77; Aug. 28, 77-79; Sept. 30, 93; Oct. 1, 58, 88, 91-93, 98; Oct. 2, 93; Oct. 3, 94; Oct. 4, 94; Oct. 25, 101; Oct. 28, 103, 104; Nov. 9, 105, 106

Lincoln, Robert T., Secretary of War, 451; abolishes the Division of the Gulf, 451. See also War Department.

Little Rock, Ark., Hindman retreats toward, 63; proposed movement against, 70; capture of, 70, 85

Little Tennessee River, the, military movements on, 115

Liverpool, Eng., S. at, 385

Livingston, La Rhett L., S.'s room-mate at West Point, 13; brevet second lieutenant, Battery D, First Artillery, 20

Logan, Maj.-Gen. John A., in battle of Atlanta, 147; letter from Grant, Feb. 14, 1884, 239, 240; sent to relieve Thomas at Nashville, but recalled at Louisville, 239, 240, 295; letter from Grant, Feb. 23, 1884, 240, 241; on the establishment of Fort Sheridan, 454; attitude in the Fitz-John Porter case, 464, 465

London, Eng., S. in, 385, 392, 393

Longstreet, Lieut.-Gen., James, failure of Parke to expel him from Tennessee, 114; advances to Strawberry Plains, 114; retreats toward Morristown, 115; holds Bull's Gap, 115, 116; withdraws from Tennessee and joins Lee in Virginia, 116

Lookout Range, S. proposes to seize the passes through, 161

Lothrop, Lieut., service in Missouri, 35

Louisiana, included in Division of the Gulf, 447

Louisville, Ky., Logan recalled from, 239, 240; S. at, 345

Lovejoy's Station, Ga., Hood's rendezvous at, 159

Lunalilo, King, ascends the throne of Hawaii, 432

Lynnville, Tenn., proposed point of concentration of Thomas's troops, 201

Lyon, Brig.-Gen., Nathaniel, succeeds Harney in command of Department of the West, 33, 35; enrolls and musters Missouri troops, 33-35; elected brigadier-general Missouri militia, 34, 35; appointed brigadier-general U. S. Volunteers, 35; appoints S. adjutant-general and chief of staff, 35, 37; character and patriotism, 36, 38-45; captures Camp Jackson, 36, 37; moves on the interior of Missouri, 37; junction with Sturgis and Sigel, 38; skirmishes at Dug Springs and Curran Post Office, 38; difficulties of his campaign, 38-43; returns to Springfield, 39; solicitude for the loyal people of Missouri, 39, 42; battle of Wilson's Creek, 39, 40, 42-47, 141, 363, 364; letter from Fremont, Aug. 6, 1861, 39, 40; ordered to fall back toward Rolla, 40; letter to Fremont, Aug. 9, 40, 41; retires to Springfield, 41; consultation with and reliance on Sigel, 42, 43; desperation, 42-45; wounded and killed, 44, 45, 47, 141, 364; supported by the ‘clay-bank’ element, 87, 90

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McAllister, Caroline, mother of the author, 1

McAllister, John, grandfather of the author, 1; farming ambitions, 426

McArthur, Maj.-Gen., John, in battle of Nashville, 246, 247, 268

McClellan, Maj.-Gen. George B., suggestion by, as to tile Missouri special militia, 55; discussions on his campaigns, 358

McDonough, Ga., Hood's troops at, 159

McDowell, Maj.-Gen., Irvin, question of appointment for, 443, 450; commanding Division of the Pacific, 450; S.'s promise to, 450

McMillen, Maj.-Gen. William L., in battle of Nashville, 268

McNeil, Maj.-Gen., John, proposed assignment of, to Fort Smith, 93

Macon, Ga., Thomas's plan for the capture of, 299; Sherman proposes to destroy, 317, 318, 333; Hood assembles militia at, 319; Sherman's movement on, 333

McPherson, Edward, ‘History of Reconstruction,’ cited, 411, 412

McPherson, Maj.-Gen. James B., S.'s room-mate at West Point, 13; Grant's predilection for, 109; proposed succession to tile command of the Army of tile Tennessee, 109; in the Atlanta campaign, 124-129; Sherman's admiration for, 125; friendly relations with S., 125, 136-139; question of relative rank between Hooker and, 136; personal characteristics, 137, 138, 146; question of relative rank between S. and, 137; his engagement and desire to get married, 137; killed at Peachtree Creek, 137, 146, 232; a night visit to his camp, 139; on the extension of the lines, June 24-25, 1864, 142; assaults on the lines before Atlanta, 144; opposed to the assault on Kenesaw Mountain, 144; general grief at his death, 146; battle of Resaca, 162

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