Sherman at 3.159; battle of, 3.161-3.169; visit of the author to in 1866, 3.176.
Cheat Mountain, region of held by Col. Milroy, 2.103.
Cherokees, induced to join the Confederates, 1.476.
Chicago, Republican convention at in 1860, 1.30; Dem Sheridan, 3.350.
Hunter, Senator, propositions of, in the Senate, 1.225.
Huntersville, expedition sent against by Milroy, 2.104.
Huntsville, Ala., capture of by Gen. Mitchel, 2.266.
Illinois, attitude of in relation to secession, arrival of Sherman's forces at, 3.410.
Milliken's Bend, battle at, 2.623.
Mill Spring, Ky., battle of, 2.194.
Milroy, Gen., operations of in Western Virginia, 2.103; compelled to evacuate Winchester, by Ewell, 3.51.
Mine at Petersburg, ex.
Winchester, skirmish at between troops of Jackson and Shields, 2.369; battle at, and Banks's retreat from, 2.393; Gen. Milroy compelled to evacuate by Ewell, 3.51; battle of, 3.365; defeat of Gen. Crook by Early near, 3.348.
Winder, Gen. Joh
nt votes, 264; services, 271; major-general, 283; pay, 287; bon-mot, 298; in Petersburg, 340; on Lee's surrender, 358; meets Lee, 360; letter to Lyman, 362.
Meigs, Montgomery Cunningham, 248.
Meherrin Bridge, 295.
Mercier, —, chef, 265, 276.
Merritt, Wesley, 68, 346.
Mexicans at Headquarters, 23.
Miles, Jeremiah, 206.
Miles, Nelson Appleton, 150, 292, 322, 331, 337, 338.
Miller, Theodore, 324.
Miller, William DeWitt, 225.
Mills, Charles James, 233, 332, 338.
Milroy's weary boys, 98.
Mine Run, 55, 68.
Mitchell, John Fulton Berrien, 48.
Mitchell, William Galbraith, 82, 92, 134, 150, 226, 233, 253, 288.
Moncure house, 122.
Monocacy Bridge, 185.
Montbarthe, Vicomte de, 254.
Morale, in army, 115, 179.
Morgan, Charles Hale, 233, 288.
Morris, William Hopkins, 67.
Morris, —, 312.
Morton, James St. Clair, 167.
Morton, Samuel George, 167.
Morton's Ford, 68, 69.
Mott, Gershom, 92, 93, 95, 108, 109, 217, 337.
Mott's division, misconduct, 92, 93
nth Ohio regiment, Steedman, with one section of Col. Barnett's battery, the Seventh Indiana regiment, under Colonel Dumont, the Ninth Indiana regiment, under Colonel Milroy--in all about eighteen hundred men — and with this force, as instructed, started from near Leedsville, at about four o'clock A. M., to pursue the army of Gene to the ford under close cover of the hill on their side, and then to take them directly in front and right at the road.
The firing of Steedman's regiment and of Milroy's, now well up and in action, with repeated and rapid discharges of the artillery during the movement, decided the action at once.
As Dumont reached the road, hahe field in excellent order, but unfortunately too late to aid us in the battle.
The conduct of those gallant officers, Colonels Barnett, Steedman, Dumont, and Milroy, with the steady perseverance of their officers, in their long and arduous march, suffering from hunger, rain, and cold, with their gallantry in action, was most