enough of this.
The fearful drama of 1862 is about to begin.
In the early spring the Federal army, some 200,000 men, under Mc-Clellan, changed its base from the Potomac to the Peninsula at Yorktown, of historic memory.
They were confronted by Magruder with some 10,000 or 15,000 troops, who held the vast horde of Federal troops at bay until the arrival of General Johnston, who rapidly marched from the line of the Rappahannock to reinforce Magruder.
After confronting him for several days, our Magruder.
After confronting him for several days, our army began its retreat toward Richmond—Hood's brigade, then belonging to Whiting's division, covering the retreat to Williamsburg, passing through that town, while the battle of Williamsburg was in progress.
The division was moved rapidly to Eltham's Landing, on York river, in order to cover an anticipated movement calculated to intercept the retreat of the army.
Here, for the first time in the campaign, the Texas troops engaged the enemy, in a densely wooded country along the York river.
, 124; Surrender by. 177; peerless, 192; sublime in action, 191; did not offer his sword to Grant, 269, 309.
Letcher, Governor, John, 364.
Lewis, Dr Samuel E., 273.
Lincoln, Assassination of, 46, 56; offered no terms, 177 call for troops in 1861, 253.
Little General Henry, Burial of, 212.
Lively. E. H., 177, 227.
Lost Chapter, in C. S. History, The, 844.
McCaleb, Hon. E. H., 3.
McClellan, General G B., 102, 287.
McDonald, Major E. H 163.
McGuire, Dr Hunter, 99, 336.
Magruder, General John B., 198.
Manassas, Second Battle of, 305.
Marietta, Ga., Burning of, 198.
Marshall, Colonel, Charles, 172.
Maryland Line, C. S. A 88; Monument to, 132; 247; Bazaar held by Ladies of, 132; supplied with arms by Virginia, 163; battery, 227.
Massachusetts regiment, 6th, in Baltimore in 1861. 214.
Meade, General George C, 162.
Mechanicsville Battle of, 302.
Miles, General N. A., Cruelty of, 51.
Milroy, General R. H., Order of, 105.
Monroe Doctrine The,