642; drives enemy from the Chickahominy, 645.
Wessels, General, gallant defence of Plymouth, 635.
Western Union Telegraph Co., Butler's arrangements with, 759-760.
Western Bay State Regiment, State aid promised to, 309; enlistment of, 310; drawing lots in peril off Hatteras, 344.
Wetmore, Gen. Prosper M., makes a toast, 773.
Whiting, Major-General, quoted upon the Fort Fisher attack, 794, 798, 804, 810; aids the construction of Fort Fisher, 812; dying declarations of, 820.
Whelden, Lieutenant-Colonel, letter to regarding State aid, 309-310.
Wickliffe, Governor, at Baton Rouge, 483.
Wilson, Hon., Henry, visit from Annapolis, 207; objects to further recruiting, 295; as chairman of Senate Military Committee, 318; neglects to carry out President's recommendation, 879.
Wilson's Wharf, afterward Fort Pocahantas, 627; seized and occupied, 640; attacked by Fitzhugh Lee, 669-670.
Wilkes, Commander of San Jacinto, seized English steamer Trent, 314-317.