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[633] 1865,573; movement towards junction with Johnston on Danville line, 574; never meant to surrender until compelled, 574; attack on Fort Steadman—see Fort Steadman; attack on Warren, on Grant's left, at Boydton plankroad, 590; announces his purpose to abandon Petersburg and Richmond, 603; hopes of escape, and junction with Johnston, 605; final retreat—see Retreat; correspondence with Grant on surrender, 615; final surrender of his army, 618.

Leesburg—see Ball's Bluff.

Letcher, Governor, of Virginia, calls for State militia, 26.

Lincoln, President, calls for troops, 14, 29, 30; correspondence with Mc-Clellan on movement on Manassas, 70; despondent saying at the close of 1861, 78; consultation with Generals McDowell and Franklin at close of 1861, on a Peninsular campaign, 79; would like to borrow McClellan's army (1861), 80; special order to advance to Manassas Junction, 85; general order to move on February 22d, 86; general war order rescinded, and Lower Chesapeake route adopted, 87; order on defence of Washington, 89; and the administration-policy and errors of reviewed, 93; his order recalling McDowell's corps from McClellan's army, 104; Mc-Dowell's recall to Washington— politics and military affairs, 105; reply to Generals Franklin and Smith's proposed plan of campaign, 265; opinion on Hooker's plan of isolating Hill and Longstreet, 315.

Little Round Top—see Gettysburg.

Longstreet on time of his re-enforcing Jackson at Manassas No. 2, 186; wounded at the Wilderness, 434.

Loudon Heights, the position of, 205.

McCall, position at battle of Newmarket Cross-roads, 158; on the fight for the guns at Newmarket Crossroads, 158.

McClellan, General, in West Virginia, 34; intrusted with Department of the Ohio, 35; placed in command of the army, 62; credit to for formation of the grand army, 66; the enentire confidence of the country, 68; plan of direct attack via Manassas, 69; correspondence with President Lincoln on an advance, 70; change of plan of advance-consequent delay, 70; on merits of advance by Manassas, 73; on merits of advance by James River, 408; error of remaining inactive, 74; sickness at close of 1861-discussions by the President, etc., in his absence, 79; Peninsular campaign—see also Peninsula; plan of attacking Richmond by Lower Chesapeake disapproved by the President, 85; declined to explain his plans to the President's meeting unless ordered, 85; report of merits of Chesapeake and Manassas advances-Lower Chesapeake advance approved by eight of twelve generals, 87; relegated to Army of Potomac instead of all the army, 93; hostility to of Washington influential men, 95; his faults of inactivity, etc., considered, 97; opinion on assaulting Yorktown, 110; objects on arrival at the Chickahominy, 121; passivity on reaching the Chickahominy. 129; his position astride the Chickahominy, 140: his nature to hesitate between alternatives, 141; intentions after battle of Fair Oaks, 142; the courses open to, on Lee's approach, 146; Seven Days retreat—see Seven Days; adopts change of base to James River, 147; error on position of Hill and Longstreet at Malvern Hill, 161; retreat a notable achievement, 166; design to cross the James, 167; proposed crossing of the James afterwards realized by Grant, 168; promised reenforcements in the Peninsula, 170; ordered to join Pope at Aquia Creek, 171; advance towards Lee at Frederick, 197; gains copy of Lee's plan of Harper's Ferry advance, 201; arrived at South Mountain, 202; at Antietam—see Antietam; his inactivity after Antietam considered, 222; advance on Warrenton, 226; removed from command in favor of Burnside, 227; the close of his career, 225; his military character considered, 228.

McDougall, General, on positions divided by rivers, 129; on angles in line of battle, 344.

McDowell, General, appointed to lead

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