aylor, who would inevitably retrace his steps across the country out of which he had so lately been driven, capturing and conscripting by the way; and he might, very possibly, bring from Texas a force sufficient to capture New Orleans itself.
Jo. Johnston, with an overwhelming force, might swoop down from Jackson at any moment; Alabama and Georgia might supply a fresh force adequate to the raising of the siege and the rout of the besiegers; add to which, Lee — so recently victorious at Chancellorsville — might dispatch a corps of veterans by rail for the relief of Gardner and his important post.
The Rebel line of defense was three or four miles long; ours, encircling theirs, of course considerably longer; so that a stealthy concentration of the garrison on any point must render it immensely stronger there, for a time, than all who could be rallied to resist it. With Vicksburg proudly defying Grant's most strenuous efforts, and Lee impelling his triumphant legions across the Potomac,
ale, Gen. Wm., at Fredericksburg, 345; at Chancellorsville, 363; killed at Gettysburg, 388.
Barlols, Miss., 307.
Chantilly, Va.. 188.
Chancellorsville, Va., 356.
Chickamauga, Tenn.. 415.
Cold Champion Hills, Miss., battle of, 307.
Chancellorsville, battle and map of. 356 to 365.
Chantintain. 198; wounded at Vicksburg, 347; at Chancellorsville.
362; at Gettysburg, 380 to 387; at the e Army of the Potomac. 564; he marches on Chancellorsville.
566; at the Wilderness.
567 to 571; cambia, S. C., 700.
Howe, Gen. A. P., at Chancellorsville, 363; his narrative of the pursuit of Leeess in raising, 526-7.
Neill, Gen., at Chancellorsville, 363.
Nelson, Gen., wounded at Richmonocum, Gen. Henry W., at Antietam, 207; at Chancellorsville, 356; at Gettysburg, 380-7; with Sherman s's Mill, 155; at South Mountain, 198; at Chancellorsville, 356; at Gettysburg, 381-7; is relieved f Pierce on, 497.
Ward, Gen. Hobart, at Chancellorsville, 360; at Manassas Gap fight, 393.