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[563] of, 262; loss of documents concerning the battle, 262, 263; S.'s report of the battle, 266, 269, 270, 280 et seq.; military conference at, Dec. 14, 1864, 272; council at, Dec. 9, 1864, 296; Sherman's measures for the protection of, 304; possible siege of, 319, 321, 322; as base of supplies, 320; possible movement of Beauregard from Corinth against, 321

Nashville and Chattanooga Railroad, fear of Hood's gaining possession of the, 171, 195 et seq., 201, 203, 205, 206

National credit, the maintenance of, 529-534

National Guard, the, 522

Nature, the laws of, 532-534

Negroes, question of recruiting, in Missouri, 73; question of suffrage for, 373, 374, 376; status after emancipation, 367-376, 446

Negro suffrage, forced upon the South, 396 et seq.

Negro troops, enlistment of, 90, 92, 99

Neuse River, bridged by S., 346

New Hope Church, Ga., military operations near, 143

New Madrid, Mo., mutiny among troops ordered to, 84, 85, 87

New Market, Tenn., S. retires on, 115

New Mexico, obstruction of railroads in, 512

New Smyrna, Fla., S. at, 19

Newton, Maj.-Gen., John, battle of Resaca, 140

Newtonia, Mo., military movements at, 38

New York, a forbidden trip from West Point to, 7, 8; S. leaves for Liverpool, 385; Gen. Scott removes his headquarters from Washington to, 406, 469; Sherman's fondness for, 542

‘New York Herald,’ quoted, 386, 387

‘New York Times,’ cited, 293, 294

Nickajack, Cox secures position on, 144

Ninety-Fifth Ohio Infantry, in battle of Nashville, 268

Ninth Army Corps, at Knoxville, 113

Nolensville Turnpike, Tenn., military operations on, 267

North Carolina, Sherman's march through, 314, 330, 340, 346-348; capitulation of Johnston in, 335; S. ordered to, 345, 543; operations of the Twenty-third Corps in, 346; the end of the war in, 353; S. military governor of, 346, 351, 360, 367-377; the negro question in, 367-376; announcement of cessation of hostilities, 368, 369; restoration of order and trade in, 369, 370; reconstruction in, 370-376; the domestic relations in, 371, 372; restrictions of the Treasury on trade in, 373; question of the State Constitution, 373-376; provisional government, 376, 377; S. resigns command in, 377; appointment of Provisional Governor Holden, 377

North Dakota, obstruction of railroads in, 512

‘Northern Ohio Democrat,’ the (of Toledo), cited, 293-295

Northern Pacific Railroad, military protection on the line of the, 510-512


Oahu, a trial to, 432

Ohio, possibilities of Hood's invading, 305

Ohio River, fears of Hood's reaching, 295, 300

Okeechobee, Lake, military operations at, 23-25

Olley's Creek, Cox forces the passage of, 441

Olney, Atty.-Gen. Richard, report of, cited, 493; approves S.'s order of May 25, 1894, 509

Omaha, military station at, 454; S. at, 509

Oneco, Wis., S. teaches school at, 2

One Hundred and Twenty-eighth Indiana Volunteers, a young straggler from the, 155, 156 Opdycke, Maj.-Gen. Emerson, in battle of Franklin, 177-181, 229; the meed of praise due to, 179-181

Oregon, visit of Sherman and S. to, 430; the Modoc Indians in, 434-437 O'Reilley, Thomas, member of anti-Scho-field committee from St. Louis to Washington, 58, 59

Otis, Brig.-Gen., commanding Department of the Columbia, 510; orders to, concerning obstruction of Pacific rail-roads, 510, 511

Owens River, the earthquake of 1871 on the, 431


Pacific Ocean, development of railroad communication between the Mississippi and the, 491, 492

Pacific railroads, the, riots on, 492 et seq.; the acts authorizing, 509, 510; military roads, 509-512

Palais Royal, Prince Napoleon's dinner at, 389

Palatka, Fla., S. at, 19

Palmer, Maj.-Gen. John M., movement before Atlanta, Aug. 4-5, 1864, 149; mistakes, 149, 150; his national services, 150; S.'s esteem for, 150, 151; Thomas's opinion of, 151

Palmetto Station, Ga., Hood's movement from, 316

Paola, Kan., Lane's scheme of retaliatory movement from, 81-84

Paper money, 532

Paris, France, S.'s mission to, 384-393; speech by S. at the American Thanksgiving dinner, 386, 387; courtesies to S. in, 392

Paris, Tenn., possible movement by Beauregard to, 311; Forrest at, 319

Paris, Comte de, on S.'s services in the southwest, 62

Parke, Maj.-Gen. John G., attempts to drive Longstreet from Tennessee, 114.

Parrott guns, 50

Parsons, Col. Lewis B., conducts transport arrangements for the Twenty-third Corps, 345

Partizanship, dangerous, 540, 543

Party politics, a detriment in the War Department, 407 et seq.

Patriotism, of the American soldier, 183; a valuable kind of, 360; true, 481; professional, 539, 540

Peabody Fund, Grant at meeting of trustees of, 413

Pearl River, examination of the harbor of, 432

Pennock, Rear-Adm., takes S. to Hawaii, 431

Pennsylvania, the Confederate invasion of, 234; delays in calling out her reserves, 525

Pensacola, Fla., possible movement by Sherman to, 312, 332

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