on was rebuilt, and every thing provided for moving safely; when, finding that he was not assailed nor likely to be, he again gave
Nov. 23. the order to advance.
A storm forthwith burst, which dictated a delay of three days; after which, the start was actually made: Gen. French, with the 3d corps, followed by Sedgwick, with the 6th, crossing the Rapidan at Jacob's mill; Gen. Warren, with the 2d, at Germania ford — both moving on Robertson's tavern ; while Sykes, with the 5th, followed by Newton, with two divisions of the 1st, crossed at Culpepper ford, and Gregg, with a division of cavalry, crossed at Ely's
Mine Run and vicinity. ford, and advanced on the Catharpen road, covering the left or most exposed flank of our infantry: the other two divisions, under Custer and Merritt, watching respectively the upper fords of the Rapidan and the trains parked at Richardsville in our rear.
Fully 70,000 men were engaged in this movement; while Lee (Longstreet being still absent) could op
New Orleans, Gen. Butler's expedition against, 81 to 106; importance of. to the Confederacy, 85; map of approaches to, 86; defenses of, 8, 86-87; attack on and passage of forts below, 88-94; destruction of property at, 94; occupation of, by Admiral Farragnt, 95-6; occupation of, by Gen. Butler, 97-101, 106; elects Union members of Congress, 105.
New Orleans Picayune, citation from, relative to defenses of New Orleans, 84.
Newport News, reached by Porter's corps, 171.
Newton, Gen., at Gaines's Mill, 156; is relieved, 564.
New York City, fired by emissaries, 611.
New York Riots of 1863, account of, 503-7.
State Election of 1862, 484.
Niagara, U. S. frigate, takes the Georgia, 646.
Niagara, Peace overtures at, 665.
Norfolk, Va., capture of, 127-8.
North Anna river, Grant advances to the, 577.
North Carolina, Burnside's operations in, 73-81.
O'Brien, Col., killed in New York by rioters, 506.
O'Connor, Col., 2d Wise.,