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Rehearings in courts-martial, 464

Reno, Admiral, S.'s interviews with, 389

Republican party, downfall in Missouri, 77; reconstruction under, 354; apprehensions as to Pres. Johnson's acquittal, 415

Resaca, Ga., military operations near, 124-129; battle of, 140, 141, 162

Res adjudicata, 463

Revenge, legitimate, 241, 242

Rhode Island,’ the, interview between Grant and S. on board, 198, 294, 295, 346, 361, 362

Richmond, Va., defeat of Stuart by Sheridan before, 154; Sherman's march from Savannah toward, 256; siege of, 316, 329; proposed movement by Sherman against, 332; Sherman's ambition to share in its capture, 347; various plans for the capture of, 358; S. commanding at, 395, 397, 400, 418; Grant at Peabody Fund meeting at, 413

‘Richmond Dispatch,’ the, quoted, 401

Rifle, the, supersedes the bayonet, 145, 146

Rio Grande, the, Sheridan ordered to, 379; proposed inspection tour by S. to, 380-383

Riots, tactical dealing with, 495, 504, 505

Rives, Judge, declines office of chief justice of Virginia, 396, 397

Roanoke, the river, Sherman's proposed movement to, 334

Rock Springs, Wyo., massacre of Chinese at, 509

Rocky-Face Ridge, military operations near, 124, 126, 129

Rocky Mountains, the, development of the country west of, 491

Roddey, Brig.-Gen. Philip D., on the Tennessee, 318

Rolla, Mo., military movements near, 37, 38, 40, 42, 47, 48, 65; retreat from Wilson's Creek to, 47, 48

Rollins, James S., memorandum furnished to, by S., 89-91; relates anecdote of Lincoln's reception of a Missouri delegation, 108

Rome, Ga., military movements near, 315, 316; Sherman at, 318; burning of, 321

Rome, Italy, S. at, 393

Romero, Señor, consultation with S. concerning Mexican affairs, 379, 380; S. reports progress to, 389

Rosecrans, Maj.-Gen. William S., S. reports for duty to, 66; S. sends reinforcements to, 90; appointed to command in Missouri, 112; Thomas's service under, 189; sends reinforcements to Thomas, 319

Rough and Ready, Ga., capture of the railroad at, 159

Rousseau, Col. Laurence H., in battle of Franklin, 179

Rousseau, Maj.-Gen. Lovell H., on the defense of the bridge at Columbia, 203, 204

Ruger, Maj.-Gen. Thomas H., holds Columbia, 168, 207, 282; on Duck River, 171; ordered to Spring Hill, 171-173, 210, 211, 214, 215, 219; moves against Forrest at Thompson's Station, 173, 216; moves to Columbia, 201; position north of Rutherford Creek, 214; superintendent of the Military Academy, 442

Ruggles, Adjt.-Gen. George D., promulgates orders concerning tactics in riots, 505, 506

Rutherford Creek, military movements on, 214

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St. John's River, the, travel and sickness on, 19, 25

St. Joseph, Mo., allegations from persons in, concerning arming of disloyal persons in Missouri, 104, 105

St. Louis, Mo., S.'s residences, sojourns, and commands in, and visits to, 30, 50, 51, 53, 64, 84, 110, 424, 425, 427, 428; loyal and patriotic citizens, 30, 31; enlistment of loyal volunteers, 33, 34; defense of the arsenal, 33, 34; night drills, 34; secured to the Union side, 37; Jeff Thompson threatens communications with, 51; Union convention, 54; disloyalty in, 57; opposition to S. in, 58-61, 424, 427, 428; importance, 60; dismissal of militia regiments in, 85; factions, 85, 86; return of the radical delegation from Washington, 99; interview between Washburne and S. in, 107; Gen. Grant entertained in, 111; Halleck a, 359; Sherman removes his headquarters from Washington to, 406, 469; hospitalities of, 424, 427, 428; Sheridan removes to Chicago from, 425; headquarters of Department of the Missouri removed to, 427

‘St. Louis Democrat,’ the, publishes radical address to the President, 93; publishes the President's letter to S., 97; arrest of the editor, 425

St. Paul, Minn., military station at, 454; protecting the Northern Pacific Rail-road at, 511

Salomon, Col. Charles E., retreat from Wilson's Creek, 47

Salt Lake City, Utah, a trip to, 430

Sanborn, Brig.-Gen. John B., ordered to report to S., 93

Sandtown Road, Ga., military operations on, 133, 136

San Francisco, Cal., S. commanding at, 188, 430; Thomas commanding at, 278; conversation between Halleck and Thomas at, 293; death of Thomas at, 429; the great earthquake of 1871, 430

Sanger, Maj. Joseph P., inspector-general, memorandum by, on S.'s work of national defense, 458-460

Savannah, Ga., S. sick at, 26; Sherman's march to, 153, 164, 255, 261, 300, 303, 312, 313, 316, 318, 327, 332-334, 337-339, 343; S. marches toward, 165; Sherman's northward movement from, 256, 330 et seq. (see also Sherman); capture of, 300, 327; designed as base for Sherman, 303, 306; plans for the capture of, 306; Sherman proposes to destroy, 317; cutting through the South at, 337

Savannah River, Sherman's movement to control, 333; Sherman crosses, 338

Schofield, Brig.-Gen. George W., accompanies S. to Paris, 385

Schofield, Mrs., Harriet, marriage, 29; children, 29; death, 29

Schofield, Rev., James, father of the author, 1; moves to Illinois, 1; mission work, 1; on the inspiration of the Bible, 8; perturbed over his son's affluence, 16, 17

Schofield, Lieut.-Gen. John M. (elsewhere in this Index referred to as S.), birth, 1; early education, 1, 2; farm work, 2; surveyor in Wisconsin, 2; schoolmaster at Oneco, 2; returns to Freeport, 2;

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