very question, 143.
Mexican War, Grant in, 868.
Michie, Maj. Peter S., directs work at Dutch Gap, 747.
Military Training, Butler's, 123,125.
Military Commission defined, 842-843; Butler suggests that Davis be tried by, 916-918.
Milligan vs., United States, the case of, 1007-1009.
Miller, Capt. Morris J., romancing note from, 194; quartermaster at Annapolis, his romance and relief, 196.
Missouri Compromise, 130-131.
Mobile Harbor entered by blockade runners, 849.
Moise, Judge, 397.
Monroe, Major, of New Orleans, 437-438.
Moore, Gov. Thomas O., of Louisiana, 385; letter from Lovell to, 397; letter to Davis, 477; reference to, 430-431.
Moore, Peter, the case of, 986-987.
Morgan, Senator of New York, 362.
Morris, Major, at Fort McHenry, 231-232.
Mount Benedict, destruction of Ursuline Convent on, 110-123.
Mulford, Colonel, assistant agent for exchange of prisoners, 586, 588, 589, 597, 606, 608, 609.
Mumford pulls down flag at New Orleans, 3
—making the land to the westward of the passes of the Mississippi, and endeavoring to run into Barrataria Bay, Berwick's Bay, or some of the other small inlets.
Upon your arrival, you will proceed to the city of New Orleans, in person, and report yourself to Commodore Rousseau, for orders.
You will take especial care of the accompanying package of papers, as they are the papers of the captured schooner, and you will deliver them, with the seals unbroken, to the judge of the Prize Court, Judge Moise.
You will batten down your hatches, and see that no part of the cargo is touched, during the voyage, and you will deliver both vessel, and cargo, to the proper law officers, in the condition in which you find them, as nearly as possible.
I availed myself of this opportunity, to address the following letter to Mr. Mallory, the Secretary of the Navy; having nothing very important to communicate, I did not resort to the use of the cipher, that had been established between us.