pture of garrison, 125.
Gaines' Mill, map of battle of, 149; Magruder occupies McClellan's attention on south bank of Chickahominy, 151; Porter overwhelmed, and the retreat commenced, 152; French and Meagher cover Porter's retreat, 153; Porter's corps crosses to McClellan at night, 153; estimate of casualties, 153.
Garnett, General, Confederate commander in West Virginia, 35.
Gettysburg campaign, the, 308; theory of the Confederate invasion, 308; Berryville captured by Rodes, 317; Blue Ridge, passes occupied by Longstreet, 318; concentration of the army upon, 324; Lee's army countermarches towards, 326; approach of the two armies towards, 326; topography of the field, 329; the first day—Buford engaged with Hill's van, 328; error of covering too much ground, 333; Howard, General, faulty dispositions at Get. tysburg, 333; the Union centre pierced by Rodes—the troops fall back through Gettysburg, 334; Gettysburg Ridge, the position at, 335; Hancock arrests flight of First and Ele
The distribution of slaveholders, slaves and free negroes among the seven natural grand divisions of Virginia in 1860, is suggestively presented in the following table, showing numbers of slaveholders and of negroes (slave and free) in Virginia in 1860, by grand divisions of the State, and number of counties in each grand division:
The following table presents the same facts for the portions of the State in 1860 that were organized into the State of West Virginia, December 3, 1862, and admitted into the Union as a State, June 19, 1863:
had the wonderful impetus of flight, with the chance of safety and something like success before him as his prize.
He, besides, was moving towards supplies, while Grant must leave his base, and rebuild a railroad in order to provision his army.
There was every military chance, when Lee fled from Petersburg, that he would succeed in eluding his pursuer.
The intention was to take the direction of Danville, and turn to our advantage the good line for resistance offered by the Dan and Staunton rivers.
The activity of the Federal cavalry and the want of supplies compelled a different course.—Four Years with General Lee. Accordingly he ordered supplies from Danville to meet him, and by daylight on the 3rd of April his advance was sixteen miles on the road to Amelia.
And now came a contest between the wits and genius of the two commanders.
For the first time they were pitted against each other, absolutely out. side of works, and in the open field.
Lee no longer had elaborate fort