1.596; battle at, 1.507;: public disappointment at the result, 1.510; visit to the battle-ground of, 1.513.
Big Black River, battle of the, 2.612.
Big Blue Creek, battle at, 3.279.
Big Tybee Island, occupation of by Dupont, 2.125.
Biloxi, capture of by Major Strong, 2.327.
Bird's Point, fortification of, 1.539.
Birney, Gen., at the battle of Chancellorsville, 3.28.
Black, Attorney-Gen., opinion of in regard to coercion,. 1.70.
Blackburn's Ford, skirmish at, 1.588.
Blair, F. P. efforts of to bring about peace, 3.526.
Blair, Gen. F. P., at the battle of Chickasaw Bayou, 2.577.
Blakely, battle of, 3.512.
Blockade of Charleston declared raised, 3.196.
Blockade-runners, British, in Cape Fear River, 2.315.
Bloody Bridge, battle of, 3.469.
Blue Springs, battle of, 3.155.
Blunt, Gen. James G., activity of in Missouri, 2.532; at the battle of Boston Mountains, 2.534.
Bogle's Creek, battle near, 3.5116.
Bolivar, Simon Buckner, at the head o