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than a mile across, the extremity of which is known as Federal Point. At the mouth of the Cape Fear and directly south of FFederal Point lies Smith's island, on either side of which are the two principal entrances to the river. The southern or outet, was commanded by Fort Fisher, which stretched across Federal Point from the river to the sea. Butler, it will be rememberent was an absolute failure. For five miles north of Federal Point the peninsula is sandy and low, not rising more than fice from running through New Inlet, or landing troops on Federal Point. The land front consisted of a curtain with bastions amanded, to co-operate in the capture of the defences on Federal Point. . . . The Department is perfectly satisfied with your not until the 12th, that the combined force arrived off Federal Point; even then, in accordance with the decision of the admidvance and enfiladed the level strip of land leading to Federal Point, to prevent reinforcements being put ashore from the ri
ry General William III., in command of Nineteenth corps at Cedar creek, III., 93 . Ewell, General R. S., at battle of the Wilderness, II., 95; holds south bank of Cumberland river, III., 242; at fall of Richmond, 538; sets fire to Richmond, 538; withdraws his command, 540 , captured at battle of Sailor's creek, 577. Farragut, Admiral, expedition of, against Vicksburg, i., 125; runs by Port Hudson and communicates with Grant, 179; passes forts at entrance of Mobile bay, III., 41. Federal Point, Cape Fear river, situation of, III., 307; geography of, 311. Ferrero, General E., at Spottsylvania, II. 207. Fisher, Fort, on Cape Fear river, expedition against, III., 224; position of, 226; Grant's instructions for operations against, 235; first operations against, 307-322; second operations against 325-348. Fisher's Hill, battle of, III., 31-35. Fitch, Captain, at Cumberland river, III., 239. Five Forks, importance of, III., 457, 459; rebel activity at, 459, 467; batt