*** The names of national officers are in small capitals; those of rebels, in italics
Abercrombie, General J. J.
, attacked at White House
, II. 391.
Allatoona pass, turned by Sherman
, II., 535; rebels repulsed from, III., 57.
Allen Colonel Robert
, offered command of entire army at Corinth
, i., 107.
Ames, General, Adalbert
, at Fort Fisher
, III., 313, 313, 337-345. Anderson, General R. H
., at Spottsylvania
, II., 141,147; at Cold Harbor, 279; at Culpeper
, II., 504; in Valley of Virginia
, III., 19-27.
Appomattox court-house, Grant
's march to, III., 586, 591; battle at, 593; surrender of Lee
, course of, II., 340; W. F. Smith
's movement across, 355; crossed by army of Potomac, III., 582.
, in possession of enemy, II., 2; department of, under Steele
, 31, 60, 77; Canby
in supreme command of; 204; Price
marches through to invade Missouri
, III., 44; Price
retreats to, 388; operations in, disconnected with principal objects of the war, 389.
Post, capture of, i., 148.
Army, national, at commencement of war, i., 3.
, capture of, by Forrest
, III., 57, 152, 181.
, objective point of Sherman
, II., 35, 533; campaign against, II., 532 543; siege of, 542-545; evacuated by rebels, 546; comparison of operations against with those in front of Richmond
, 549; political effect of fall of, III., 16; Sherman
ordered to destroy military stores at, 154; foundries and machine-shops destroyed at, 283; Sherman
moves from, 283.
Augur, General C. C.
, in command of department of Washington, II., 31; required by Grant
to send forces to protect Sheridan
's rear, III., 83.
, position of, III., 45; communication cut between Macon
and, 288; Bragg
's arrival at, 291.
Averill, General W. W.
, in West Virginia
, II., 195; joins Hunter
, 418; at Hanging Rock
, 422; pursuit of McCausland
, 493; in army of the Shenandoah, 504; at battle of Fisher's hill
, III., 32.
, battle of, III., 428, 429.
Ayres, General R. B.
, at Weldon road, II. 515; at Hatcher
's run, III. 124; at White Oak road, 461; at battle of Five Forks
J., saves Mississippi squadron, II., 78; promoted to brigadier-general 79.
Banks, General N. P.
, expedition against Port Hudson
, i., 160; applies to Grant
for reinforcements, 356; receives surrender of Port Hudson
, 392; in command of department of the Gulf, II., 31; his part in general plan of campaign, 1864, 36, 39, 50, 51; Red river campaign
, 57-86; instructions for general campaign, 64; delay of, 76; defeat of, 77; Grant
asks for removal of, 81, 203; supersedure of; 204.
Barlow, General F. C.
, on the Po river
, II., 157; at Spottsylvania
, 172; at Cold Harbor, 291; at Deep Bottom
, 507; at Ream's station, 527; in Appomattox campaign
, III., 532, 583.
expedition from, III., 175.
Beaufort harbor, Porter
's fleet at, III., 308; Butler
's transports at, 308.
Beaurefard, General P. C. T
., at Shiloh
, 1., 84; siege of Corinth
, 101; retreat from Corinth
, 102; attack on Butler
at Drury's Bluff, II. 253; in front of Bermuda Hundred
, 344, 347, 348; at Petersburg
, June, 1864, 363; Petersburg
saved by, 374; in general command at West, III., 169; approves of Hood
's advance into Tennessee
, 203; summoned from the West
, 223: underestimates Sherman
's force, 288; command extended to sea-coast, 291; proposition to crush national army and dictate
peace, 397; superseded by Johnston
, 397; retreat to Charlotte
, in command of brigade before Fort Fisher
, III., 337-33; mortally wounded, 339.
's ferry, destruction of national gunboat at, III., 242.
, battle of; 17-19; results, 20, 21.
, General Henry
W., builds pontoon bridge over the James
, II., 375.
Bentonsville, battle of, III., 429-432.
, position of II., 248; capture of, 248; Butler
retreats to, 254; Smith
arrives at, 354; battles of June 16 and 17, 1864, 363, 367, 368; fortifications at, III 4, 7.
Big Black river
, battle of, i., 275, 278.
Birney, General D. B.
, in temporary command of Second corps before Petersburg
, II., 369, 382; second movement at Deep Bottom
, 505, 511; Butler
's movement from Deep Bottom
, III., 70.
Blacks, employed in trench work at Vicksburg
, i., 337; arming the, 407; at Spottsylvania
, II., 208; at mine explosion, 477,481; enthusiasm for Lincoln
, 381; arming of by rebels, III., 353.