every direction ; while Brig.-Gen. A. L. Smith--directed against him from Columbus, Ky., by Hurlbut, with 6,000 men, of whom 2,000 were mounted — was brought to a full stop by the execrable badness of the roads, and finally retraced his steps to Columbus.
lumbus. Hence, a cooperating force dispatched from Corinth on the south, consisting of Gen. Mower's brigade of infantry and Col. Mizener's cavalry, found nothing to cooperate with ; while the 7th Illinois cavalry, Col. Prince, which had moved wounded. but names Col. A. P. Thompson and Lt.-Col. Lanhum, killed, and Col. Crosslin and Lt.-Col. Morton, slightly wounded.
His loss was doubtless far heavier than he admitted.
Buford, with a part of Pillow's men, next summoned
April 13. Columbus, held by Col. Lawrence, 34th New Jersey; who refused to surrender.
and could not be taken.
Moving thence to Paducah, Buford summoned that post; but, a surrender being declined, he retired without assaulting.
Forrest, with the larger portion
579; battle and map of, 580; grand assault on, 581; officers killed at, 582.
Collins, Capt., of the Wachusett, captures the Florida in a Brazilian harbor, 645; court-martialed, 646.
colonization, President Lincoln's scheme, 257.
colored Orphan Asylum, fired by rioters, 505.
Colquitt, Brig.-Gen., at Antietam, 206.
Columbia, Tenn., sacked by Morgan, 404.
Columbia, Ark., Marmaduke defeated at, 551.
Columbia, S. C., Sherman captures-pillage and burning of, 700; 702.
Columbus, Miss., Gen. Buford summons, 620.
Columbus, Ky., evacuated by Rebels, 54.
Confederate naval officers — corsairs, 641.
Confederates' opinion of Black Union soldiers, 523; impressment of slaves for military service by, 522; resolutions of in relation to Abolition prisoners, 523-4.
Congaree river, passage of, by Sherman, 699.
Congress, appropriation in aid of the colonization of slaves, 257; meeting of the XXXV<*>th, 257; officers prohibited from returning fugitive slaves, 257; an