, the escaping Confederates from joining Maximilian.
With this purpose in view, and not forgetting Grant's conviction that the French invasion of Mexico was linked with the rebellion, I asked for an increase of force to send troops into Texas--in fact, to concentrate at available points in the State an army strong enough to move against the invaders of Mexico if occasion demanded.
The Fourth and Twenty-fifth army corps being ordered to report to me accordingly, I sent the Fourth Corps to Victoria and San Antonio, and the bulk of the Twenty-fifth to Brownsville.
Then came the feeding and caring for all these troops — a difficult matter-for those at Victoria and San Antonio had to be provisioned overland from Indianola across the hog-wallow prairie, while the supplies for the forces at Brownsville and along the Rio Grande must come by way of Brazos Santiago, from which point I was obliged to construct, with the labor of the men, a railroad to Clarksville, a distance of about eighteen
, Memphis, Powhatan, Flag.
Schooner Maria 3,399 92 2,048 52 1,351 40 do Dec, 1, 1863 Santiago de Cuba.
Brig Minna 2,340 11 1,381 10 959 01 do Nov. 20, 1863 Victoria.
Schooner Maria Bishop 4,539 95 2,667 80 1,872 15 do Dec. 24, 1863 Courier.
Schooner Mary Jane 1,731 39 1,033 74 697 65 do Dec. 9, 1863 Mount Vernon, State Neptune, cargo of 15,669 17 1,464 95 14,204 22 do Dec. 26, 1863 Housatonic, New Ironsides.
Steamer Nicholai 1st 33,226 88 4,848 94 28,377 94 do Nov. 25, 1863 Victoria.
Sloop (no name) 195 63 133 72 61 91 Washington Feb. 29, 1864 Eureka.
Schooner New Year 15,906 18 1,776 22 14,129 96 Key West April 12, 1864 Sagamore.
Sr Neptune 40,820 58 4,460 44 36,360 14 Key West Mar. 29, 1864 Lackawanna.
Steamer Nassau 71,958 63 10,699 23 61,259 40 New York May 10, 1864 State of Georgia, Victoria.
Schooner Nanjemoy 35 00 No proceeds Washington
Sloop Nellie 20,643 24 1,580 90 19,062 34 New York July 19, 1864 South Carolina.
He traveled in good part on foot, observing the strictest economy, and supporting himself by working at saddlery and harness-mending, from place to place, as circumstances required.
Meantime, he had been compelled to remove his paper from Baltimore to Washington; and finally (in 1836), to Philadelphia, where it was entitled The National Inquirer, and at last merged into The Pennsylvania Freeman. His colonizing enterprise took him to Monclova, Comargo, Monterey, Matamoras, and Victoria, in Mexico, and consumed the better part of several years, closing in 1835.
He also made a visit to the settlements in Canada, of fugitives from American Slavery, to inquire into the welfare of their inhabitants.
On the 17th of May, 1838, at the burning by a mob of Pennsylvania Hall — built by Abolitionists, because they could be heard in no other — his little property, consisting mainly of papers, books, clothes, etc., which had been collected in one of the rooms of that Hall, with a vie
77; presidential candidacy in 1848, 117, 131.
Van Dorm, General, at Vicksburg, 258, 463, 478; orders Breckenridge to attack Baton Rouge, 481.
Van Lieu, Miss, letter to Butler, 640.
Van Nostrand & Co., N. Y., 834.
Van Vliet, Assistant Quartermaster-General, secures Butler's headquarters in New York, 750.
Varina road, Butler's ride upon, 734-735; Butler's headquarters near, 738.
Vernon, Mrs., 79.
Vicksburg, military operations, 454, 464, 477, 480; reference to, 670.
Victoria, Queen, reference to medal presented to Crimean soldiers, 742.
Volunteer Militia, membership in, 123, 127; taught how to cook, 196; Butler appointed brigadier-general of, 126.
Voorhees, Colonel, attacked, 649.
Wabash, The, of U. S. Navy, at Fort Fisher, 798.
Wade, Hon., Benjamin, asks Butler's opinion on conduct of war, 325; result of Fort Fisher investigation reported through, 821.
Wade, Senator, recommends Johnson to consult Butler, 915.
Wade Hampton's Legion, position