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Petersburg, Va., siege of, 313, 329; Sherman's plan of marching against, 347

Philadelphia, assembly of the Society of the Army of the Potomac at, 429

Phrases: Anonymous or unassigned: ‘If digging is the way to put down the rebellion I guess we will have to do it,’ 155 ‘If you were half as scared as I am, you would run away,’ 45 ‘It is all right, boys; I like the way the old man chaws his tobacco,’ 120 ‘Oh, just to make him yelp,’ 490 ‘That book is closed,’ 473 ‘The bell from the Secretary's office is ringing,’ 477 [Troops] ‘lighted their pipes by the enemy's camp-fires,’ 173 ‘To hell with the government,’ 501 Grant : ‘Let us have peace’ 478 ‘McClellanized,’ 362 Lane: [Making war on Schofield] ‘incidentally,’ 99 Lincoln : ‘Beware of being assailed by one faction and praised by the other’ 69 ‘Every foul bird comes abroad, and every dirty reptile rises up,’ 95 ‘Those fellows have been lying to me again,’ 108 ‘You fellows are lying to me,’ 108 Popular: ‘Charcoals,’ 72, 87, 90 ‘Claybanks,’ 72, 87, 91 ‘Copperheads,’ 107 ‘Cooerate,’ the military meaning of, 12;, 124 ‘Gallantry in action,’ 182 ‘Support,’ the military meaning of, 123, 124, 130 ‘To fire the Southern heart,’ 234 Schofield : ‘The President's policy is my policy; his orders my rule of action,’ 540 Seward: [S. to get his] ‘legs under Napoleon's mahogany,’ 385

Piedmont route, the, 338

Pilot Knob, Mo., military movements at, 51; S. at, 51; Col. Carlin commanding, 51

Pittsburg, Pa., S. ordered to purchase arms at, 48; S. at, 345

Pittsburg, Fort, Wayne, & Chicago Rail-road, riots on the, 499, 500

Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., C. F. Smith ordered to, 361

Platte County, Mo., reported expulsion of Union families from, 93; troubles in, 105

Plumb, Preston B., U. S. Senator, aids in establishing artillery and cavalry school at Fort Riley, 427

Plummer, Col. J. B., action at Fredericktown, Mo., Oct. 21, 1861, 52, 53

Political education, necessity of, 355, 356

Political surgery, 365

Politicians, responsibility for the war, 229; as generals, 355

Politics, their evil influence in the Civil War, 517

Pope, Maj.-Gen. John, method of clearing Missouri of rebels, 358, 359; the case of Fitz-John Porter and, 461, 462

Popular government, education the foundation of, 533

Porter, Adm. David D., trip by Grant and S. to visit, 294, 295; in military conference at Cape Fear River, 346; superintendent of Naval Academy, Annapolis, 439

Porter, Maj.-Gen., Fitz-John, sits in court-martial on S. at West Point, 241, 242; court-martial judgment on, reversed, 242; board of review in case of, 443; review of his case, 460-466; restored to the army, 460; appeals to S. in 1868, 460, 461; despatches to Burnside, 462

Porter, Col., Horace, mission from Grant to Sherman, 306

Posse Comitatus Act, the, 509

Potomac River, the, S.'s troops delayed in, 294, 346

Powder Spring Road, Ga., military operations on the, 135

Prairie Grove, Ark., battle of, 62-6???

Press, a false freedom of the, 425

Price, Maj.-Gen., Sterling, defeated by Lyon at Boonville, 37

Proctor, Redfield, Secretary of War, 423. See also War Department.

Professional patriots, 539, 540

Provisional government, 376, 377

Public service, the path to success in the, 480-483

Puget Sound, protecting the Northern Pacific Railroad at, 511

Pulaski, Tenn., expectations of Thomas concentrating at, 164, 194, 289, 290; S. ordered to, commanding at, and movements near, 165-167, 200, 201, 282—285, 287, 288, 319; the Fourth Corps at, 165, 166, 285; Stanley ordered to, 165, 288, 290; the Twenty-third Corps ordered to, 165-167; Cox's movements near, 167; Hood's advance on, anticipated, 167; Thomas's mistake in sending troops to, 167; possible results of fighting at, 193, 194; defense of, 201, 202; discussion of the situation at, 281-290; the retreat from, 301

Purdy, Tenn., possible movement by Sherman toward, 311


Quantrill, W. C., in Shelby's raid, into Missouri, 101; sacks and burns Lawrence, 78

Quinine, 256


Railroads, use of, in time of war, 526

Raleigh, N. C., Sherman's march to, 327, 334; S.'s headquarters at, 368, 371, 379; refugees prohibited to congregate in, 369; Grant at, 370

Rally Hill, Tenn., Hood takes possession of, 209

Ramsey, Asst. Adjt.-Gen. Robert H., battle of Franklin, 264

Randon, Marshal, French Minister of War, courtesies to S., 392

Rank, questions of, in the Atlanta campaign, 124, 136, 137, 150, 151, 156, 157, 160, 161

Rawlins, Maj.-Gen. John A., opposes the march to the sea, 323; military genius, 323; Secretary of War, 323; Grant's chief of staff, 420

Reasoning faculties, the cultivation of the, 523

‘Rebels,’ in Missouri, 57

Reconstruction, S.'s duties in connection with, 276; the problem, course, and evils of, 353-356, 364, 365, 367-377, 418, 419, 543; attitude of President Johnson concerning, 354, 374, 376, 395, 420

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