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y the following named officers: Maj. W. H. Wood, 17th U. S. Infantry; Capt. James McMillan, acting assistant adjutant-general, 2d U. S. Infantry; Capt. W. T. Gentry, 17th U. S. Infantry; Capt. J. W. Forsyth, 18th U. S. Infantry; Lieut. J. W. Jones, 12th U. S. Infantry; Lieut. C. F. Trowbridge, 16th U. S. Infantry; and Lieut. C. D. Mehaffey, 1st U. S. Infantry. The provost-guard was composed of the 2d U. S. Cavalry, Maj. Pleasonton, and a battalion of the 8th and 17th U. S. Infantry, Maj. Willard. After Gen. Porter was relieved Maj. Wood was in charge of this department until after the battle of Antietam, when Brig.-Gen. Patrick was appointed provost-marshal-general. When the army took the field, for the purpose of securing order and regularity in the camp of headquarters, and facilitating its movements the office of commandant of general Headquarters was created, and assigned to Maj. G. O. Haller, 7th U. S. Infantry. Six companies of infantry were placed under his orders for
and Seward and Blair. Meigs decided against dividing forces and in favor of battle in front. President said McClellan's health was much improved, and thought it best to adjourn until to-morrow, and have all then present attend with McC. at three. Home, and talk and reading. Dinner. Cameron came in. . . We talked of his going to Russia, and Stanton as successor, and he proposed I should again see the President. I first proposed seeing Seward, to which he assented. . . He and I drove to Willard's, where I left him, and went myself to Seward's, I told him at once what was in my mind — that I thought the President and Cameron were both willing that C. should go to Russia. He seemed to receive the matter as new, except so far as suggested by me last night. Wanted to know who would succeed Cameron. I said Holt and Stanton had been named; that I feared Holt might embarrass us on the slavery question, and might not prove quite equal to the emergency; that Stanton was a good lawyer an
Va., 227, 235, 254, 262, 282, 283, 294, 297, 304, 318 337. West Virginia campaign, 46-65; proclamation, 50 ; delays, 58. 59; beautiful country, 59, 62, 63 ; Rich Mountain, Garnett killed, 63 ; Couch checked, plans, 65. White House, Va., 341, 342, 356, 357, 360. White Oak Swamp, Va., 366, 377-379, 381 ; battles at, 426-434. Whiting, Gen. W. H. C., 337. Wilcox, Gen. C., at Williamsburg, 324, 325, 334 353. Wilcox, Gen. O. B., at South Mountain, 577, 578 ; Antietam, 603, 605. Willard, Maj., 133. Williams, Gen. A. S., 193 ; in Maryland campaign, 591, 592, 601, 622, 624. Williams, Maj. L., 44, 45, 61, 62, 91; at Williamsburg, 321 ; in pursuit, 340 ; Hanover C. H., 372, 374, 398. Williams, Gen. S., 45, 61, 83, 122, 141, 219, 540. Williams, Col., 510. Williamsburg, Va., 260, 300, 318 battle of, 319-333 ; evacuated, 333, 352. Williamsport, Va., 559, 562, 621, 622, 624. Willich, Col., 143. Wilson, Lieut. J. H., 125. Wilson, Lieut. J. M., 125. Wilson. Capt. T.,