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emporaneous manof-war ran safely through the blockade, and soon lit up the New England coast with her captures, which consisted of two ships, four brigs, four barks, and twenty schooners. Great was the consternation among Northern merchants. The construction of the Tallahassee exclusively for steam made her dependent on coal; her cruise was of course brief, but brilliant while it lasted. About the same time another fast double-screw propeller of five hundred eighty-five tons, called the Edith, ran into Wilmington, North Carolina, and the Navy Department, requiring her services, bought her and gave to her the name of Chickamauga. A suitable battery was placed on board, with officers and crew, and Commander John Wilkinson, a gentleman of consummate naval ability, was ordered to command her. When ready for sea, he ran the blockade under the bright rays of a full moon. Strange to say, the usually alert sentinels neither hailed nor halted her. Like the Tallahassee, though partially r
, 306, 307. Early, Gen. Jubal E. 309, 310, 434, 439, 441, 445. Extract from narrative on evacuation of Norfolk, 76. Extract from report of operations before Williamsburg, 76-78. Description of Colonel Ward, 79-82. Extract from letter to J. E. Johnston concerning Drayton's brigade, 134. Campaign in Shenandoah Valley, 445-55. Account of burning of Chambersburg, 447-49. Description of Gen. Hunter's retreat down the Shenandoah, 601. Eastport (gunboat), 20. Echols, General, 447. Edith (ship), 222. Egan, Michael, 201. Ellerbe, Mrs., 601. Elliott, Colonel Stephen, Jr., 171. Elkhorn, Battle of, 39. Tavern, 40. Elzey, General, 93. Emancipation, growth of propaganda, 151-157. Preliminary proclamation, 157. Permanent proclamation, 158; result, 161-62. Essex (gunboat), 23, 205. Eureka (gunboat), 186. European attitude toward Confederate states, 312-22. Evans, General, 133, 272, 273, 449, 450, 454. Ewell, General, 88, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 11