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[730] movement to Chattanooga, 469; battle of Chattanooga, 476-505; movements after battle of Chattanooga, 516; movement to Knoxville of, 533, 543, 547; Meridian expedition, 552-560; letter to Grant on lieutenant-generalcy, 573; in command of Military Division of the Mississippi, II., 17; contrasted with Grant, 19-24; anxiety of, in regard to supplies, 50; operations against Forrest, 54; relations to Red river campaign, 68, 70-76; his part in the general plan of 1864, 34, 36, 89, 100, 150, 195, 224, 336, 346, 400, 456, 459; encouraged and supported by Grant, 503; Atlanta campaign, 508-553; moves from Chattanooga, 533; captures Resaca, 535; drives Johnston across the Oostenaula and Etowa rivers, 535; captures Cassville and Kingston, 535; battle of New Hope church, 536; assaults Kenesaw mountain 538; enters Marietta, 538; crosses Chattahoochee river, 539; in front of Atlanta, 543; repulse of Hood, 544; besieges Atlanta, 542-546; situation in Georgia, III., 41-43; discussion of new campaign with Grant, 43, 45, 48, 53, 54, 59, 61, 62, 153-162; retrograde movement towards Tennessee, 50-59, 151, 152; relations with Thomas, 153, 155; return to Atlanta, 164-166, 173, 174; march to the sea, 282-300; invests Savannah, 295, 305; carries Fort McAllister, 296; thirty-one days march, 297; public appreciation of, 299-301; Grant's congratulations to, 301-304; evacuation of Savannah, 306; proposal of a lieutenant-generalcy for, 362; operations northward from Savannah, 373; at Columbia, Cheraw, and Fayetteville, 410-425; at Winnsboro, 424; battle of Bentonsville, 429-432; visits City Point, 436; advance against Smithfield, 627; enters Raleigh, 627; conference with Johnston, 627, 628; suspends hostilities, 630; terms disapproved by government, 631; President Johnson's action towards, 631; denounced by Stanton, 63; protected by Grant, 635; error in judgment of, 635; Grant's indignation at Stanton's treatment of, 636; final conference with Johnston, 633.

Shiloh, battle of, i., 72-95; determination of troops on both sides, 95; false reports at the West of, 100.

Sigel, General, Franz, in Valley of Virginia, II., 416; beaten by Breckenridge, 417; superseded by Hunter, 417-; evacuates Martinsburg, 432; removal from command, 436.

Signals, in use by both armies, the same code of, II., 222.

Slavery, cause of the rebellion, i., 2.

Slaves rebel proposal to arm? III., 352; rebel apprehension regarding, 354; conduct of, during the war, 355; arming the, 356.

Slocum, General II. W., takes possession of Atlanta, II., 546; in command of Sherman's left wing in march to sea, III., 283; in front of Savannah, 295; in campaign north of Savannah, 373; at battle of Averysboro, 428; at battle of Bentonsville, 430.

Smith, General A. J., in Red river campaign, II., 59-72; beats Forrest in West Tennessee, 459; transferred to Thomas's command, II., 41, 154; delay in movement of, 190; joins Thomas's army, 211; at battle of Nashville, 251.

Smith, General C. F., in command at Paducah, i., 12, 13; demonstration in West Kentucky, 14; second demonstration, 25; fort Donelson, 39-54; expedition to Tennessee river, 60-65-67.

Smith, General, Giles, at battle of Chattanooga, i., 492.

Smith, General John E., at battle of Chattanooga, i., 506.

Smith, General Kirby, in command of rebels west of the Mississippi, II., 6; threatens to cross Mississippi river, 509; surrenders all troops west of the Mississippi, III., 639.

Smith, General W. F., expedition to Brown's ferry, i., 446; in command of Eighteenth corps, II., 43, 44; proposed by Grant to lead Butler's troops, 247; battle of Drury's Bluff, 253; ordered to army of Potomac, 258; battle of Cold Harbor, 278-298; movement against Petersburg, 342 348, 354; disaccord with Meade, and Butler, 464; allowed leave of absence for indefinite period, 465; refused a command by Grant, III., 389.

Smith, General, W. Sooy, Meridian expedition, 556-559.

South Carolina, retributive justice to, III., 424.

South, war begun by the, i., 3; devotion and heroism of, 569.

Southside railroad, route and importance of, II., 292; left in possession of enemy by Butler, 257; Grant's intention of seizing, 377, 382; Wilson's raid upon, 403-412; attempts to reach, October, 1864, III., 115-122, 132; one object of final movement from Petersburg, 442; seized by Wright, 510.

Spottsylvania, battles around, II., 136; nature and features of battle-field, 138; movements of May 8, 142; fighting on the Po river, 152-160; Warren's assault of May 10, 161; Upton's storming party, 164; assault of May 12, 171-182; movements from May 13 to 20, 195-210.

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