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sident or Secretary of War. Gens. McDowell, Franklin, and, I think, Meigs were entrusted by the President with this business. McDowell, whSecretaries Seward, Chase, and Blair, Gens. McDowell, Franklin, and Meigs. I do not think that the Secretary of War (Mr. Cameron) was present. I sat by Secretary Blair and Gen. Meigs, and entered into conversation with them upon topics of general interest having no possible bearinthing wrong. I then quietly resumed my conversation with Blair and Meigs, awaiting further developments. The whispering then recommenced,terrogate me. I then quietly resumed my conversation with Blair and Meigs, taking no further notice of Mr. Chase. I must again state that excuse myself. At President's found Gens. McDowell, Franklin, and Meigs, and Seward and Blair. Meigs decided against dividing forces and inMeigs decided against dividing forces and in favor of battle in front. President said McClellan's health was much improved, and thought it best to adjourn until to-morrow, and have all
as the Doge of Venice or the King of Persia, it might make a first-rate head-dress, but would hardly do for anything short of that. We might make a look at it a standing reward for the baby whenever she is particularly good. I have no doubt it would make her open her eyes. July 30, 10.15 P. M. Another day elapsed and nothing from Washington. I have positive information to-day that the command of this army was pressed upon Burnside, and that he peremptorily refused it. I learn that Meigs is very anxious for it; much good may it do him! I still think, from all that comes to me, that the chances are at least that I will be superseded. . . . We are relieved to-day by a little excitement. The gunboats reported that six rebel gunboats (including Mr. Merrimac No. 2) were on the way down. So we were for some hours considerably brightened up by the prospect of seeing a shindy; but it turned out to be a false report. . . . I see, among other lies, that the papers say that the enem
s great delay in receiving our clothing. The orders were promptly given by me and approved by Gen. Meigs, but the roads were slow to transport, particularly the Cumberland Valley Road. For instancvery was not completed until in November, after we had reached Warrenton. In a letter from Gen. Meigs, written on the 14th of Oct. and addressed to the general-in-chief, it is stated: There have bfteen hundred were issued to the army under Gen. Pope previous to its return to Washington, as Gen. Meigs states, there would still remain (578) five hundred and seventy-eight horses which he does not letter of the general-in-chief to the Secretary of War on the 28th of Oct., and the letter of Gen. Meigs to the general-in-chief on the 14th of Oct., convey the impression that, upon my repeated appllly the case. It will be seen from Col. Myers's report that of all the horses alluded to by Gen. Meigs, only (3,813) three thousand eight hundred and thirteen came to the army with which I was orde
07 ; to Acquia creek, 464, 469-471, 493. 494-505. With Pope, 508-547 ; Fairfax C. H., 518, 519, 526. Maryland campaign : exhausted, 551 ; Crampton's Gap, 558-565; South Mountain, 572-583 ; Antietam, 584-613 ; material needed, 629-640, Ingalls's, Meigs's, and Myers's reports 633, 636, 637. Army of Virginia, 552, Army corps, formation, 222, 342. Army organization : infantry, 108 ; artillery, 108 ; cavalry, 109 ; engineers, 110: staff, 110-112. Aspinwall, W. H., 451, 655. Astor. Jr., C79-581; Antietam, 590, 593, 619. Meagher, Gen. T. F., 81; at Fair Oaks, 382 ; Gaines's Mill, 418 ; Malvern, 437 ; Pope's campaign, 514; Antietam, 595, 597. Mechanicsville, Va., battle of, 363, 414-416. Mehaffey, Lieut. C. D., 133. Meigs, Gen. M. C., 156, 157, 159; report on supplies, 636, 637. Memorandum (McClellan's) : object of the war, military success, 101 ; suggestions for campaign, 102, 104 ; troops and material needed, railroads, 103 ; expenses, 105. Merrill, Lieut., 124,