d, at all events, was solely incited — by finding in a Lexington printing-office the type and proof of a handbill issued and signed by Letcher, calling on the people of that region to bushwhack Hunter's men — that is, fire at them from every covert, )while not embodied as a military force and seeming to be peaceful farmers or artisans.
If this burning violated the laws of war, it had already been twice avenged by burning Gov. Bradford's country residence near Baltimore, and ex-P. M. General Blair's, near Washington.
It was not in accordance with Lee's orders nor his practice in either of his invasions; for, though he burned Thaddeus Stevens's iron-works near Gettysburg (as we burned manufactories of warlike material, clothing, &c., throughout the South), he sternly forbad wanton devastation; and he was obeyed.
Averill, with 2,600 cavalry, perplexed by the enemy's bewildering demonstrations, had fallen back from Hagerstown to Greencastle, and was but 9 miles from Chambersburg whil
New York — A. W. Clark, Freeman Clark, Davis, Frank, Ganson, Griswold, Herrick, Hotchkiss, Hulburd, Kellogg, Little-john, Marvin, Miller, Morris, Nelson, Odell, Pomeroy, Radford, Steele, Van Valkenburg.
Pennsylvania--Baily, Broomall, Coffroth, Hale, Kelley, McAllister, Moorhead, A. Myers, L. Myers, C. O'Neill, Schofield, Stevens, Thayer, Tracy, Williams.
Maryland--Cresswell, Henry Winter Davis, F. Thomas, Webster.
West Virginia--Blair, Brown, Whaley.
Kentucky--Anderson, Randall, Smith, Yeaman.
Ohio — Ashley, Eckley, Garfield, Hutchins, Schenck, Spaulding.
Indiana--Colfax, Dumont, Julian, Orth.
Illinois--Arnold, Farnsworth, Ingersoll, Norton, E. B. Washburne.
Missouri--Blow, Boyd, King, Knox, Loan, McClurg, J. S. Rollins.
Michigan--A. C. Baldwin, Beaman, Driggs, F. W. Kellogg, Longyear, Upson.
Iowa — Allison, Grinnell, A. W. Hubbard, Kasson, Price, Wilson.
Wisconsin--Cobb, McIndoe, Sloan, Wheeler.
Grant crosses the, 309.
Birkenhead (Eng.), Southern war cruisers built by English merchants at, 648.
Birney, Gen., charges the enemy near Chantilly, 188; at Fredericksburg, 347; at Chancellorsville.
357; his report, 889; services in Florida, 532; at the Wilderness, 568.
Black, Col., 5th Ga., killed at Stone River, 282.
Black soldiers in the Revolutionary War, 511; in the War of 1812, 514; in the Rebellion, 515.
Black, Col. Samuel W., 62d Pa., killed at Gaines's Mill, 157.
Blair, Gen. F. P., at Vicksburg, 310; with Sherman in his Great March, 689 to 695; he menaces Charleston, 696; crosses the Edisto.
Blakely, Ala., attacked by Steele, 723.
Blenker, Gen. Louis, sent to West Virginia, 130.
blockade runner, escape of a, 472; a British runner forced to hoist the white flag, 473.
blockade-running ended at Charleston, 482.
Blunt, Gen. Jas.
G., 36; joins Schofield.
36; routs Rebels at Maysville, Mo., 87; at Prairie Grove. 38 to 41; at Honey Springs, 4