White House, 164, 167.
White Oak Swamp, 153, 162.
White, Professor, 281.
White, William, of Lexington, 406.
Whiting, General W. H. C., 155. Whittier, Colonel, of Humphreys's staff, 391.
Wickham family, the, 305.
Wigfall, Senator, of Texas, 332.
Wilcox's brigade at Gettysburg, 279-297.
Wilderness, battles of the, 329.
Wilderness tavern, 247, 329.
William and Mary College, 33.
William the Conqueror, 2, 141, 278.
Williams, General, Seth, 262, 389, 390.
Windsor Forest estate, 18.
Windsor, General, Charles, 180.
Wirtz, Captain, trial of, 407.
Wise, General Henry A., 76, xno, 113, 117, 118, 119, 123, 347.
Withers, John, 150.
Wolsey, Cardinal, mentioned, 65.
Wool, General John E., 34, 35.
Worth, General William J., 400.
Wright, General H. G., succeeds Sedgwick, 334.
Yellow Tavern, battle of, 337.
Young Napoleon, 114.
Ziegler's Grove at Gettysburg, 296.
Zook, General, killed at Gettysburg, 302.
Intelligencer, January 25.
The Wisconsin First Battery, Captain J. F. Foster, and the Wisconsin Third Battery, Captain Drury, arrived at Louisville, Ky. The batteries number three hundred men and twelve guns, and are splendidly equipped.
The guns are six pounders, and twelve-pounder howitzers.
Some of the members were armed with rifled yagers — saber bayonets.--Louisville Journal, Jan. 27.
The Petersburgh Express (Va.), of this date, contains the following: An order, signed by John Withers, Assistant Adjutant General, has issued from the Inspector General's office, at Richmond, Va. The two hundred and fifty Confederate States troops, ten officers, and two hundred and forty non-commissioned officers and privates, who were captured by the United States troops at Hatteras, N. C., subsequently released from Fort Warren, Boston harbor, and released on parole by General Wool, United States Army, are hereby released from said parole, and will immediately report for duty with their
nt up-stream six miles, and found a place still enough for his horses to swim across, by being washed down-stream thirty yards. He made a raft of an old saw-mill, and floated his mountain howitzer over, towing it by our picket-ropes.
Every body was in a good humor, and had lots of fun over our gunboat, as the boys called the raft.
He had sent Colonel Munroe (One Hundred and Twenty-third Illinois) with his regiment to destroy the railroad bridge over Elk River in the rear of Tullahoma, but Withers's division of infantry got there three hundred yards ahead of him. He then returned to Hillsboro.
Wilder's command moved on to Dechard that night, and after a sharp skirmish with the garrison of about eighty men in a stockade, drove them out — they escaped in the dark.
He destroyed the telegraph-wire, capturing the instruments, and burning the depot, which was full of commissary goods; also the water-tanks and railroad bridge on the Winchester road, and tore up and destroyed three hundred