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Will's Valley (Alabama, United States) (search for this): chapter 32
th business and military duties, 19 Whitaker, Maj.-Gen. Walter C., at Spring Hill, 173, 216 White, Col. John S., in battle of Franklin, 179 Whittaker, Cadet, alleged outrage on, at West Point, 445, 446 Wilder, A. C., heads faction against Gen. Ewing, 80 Williams, Col., denies rumor of expulsion of Union families, 93 Williams, J. E., letter from S. to, June 1, 1863, 74, 75 Williamsport, Tenn., proposal to obstruct roads at, 211; troops ordered to Franklin from, 217 Will's Valley, military movements via, 317 Wilmington, N. C., trip by Grant and S. to, 294, 295; military operations at, 346; capture of, 346 Wilson, Maj.-Gen. James H., operations on Duck River, 206, 208, 209, 211-214, 217; urges immediate retreat to Franklin, 210; to organize his cavalry force, 211, 284, 285; despatch from S., Nov. 29, 1864, 212; reports Hood's crossing of Duck River, 213; to cover Franklin and Spring Hill, 214; Hammond ordered to report to, 217; battle of Franklin, 221-224; o
Edgefield (Tennessee, United States) (search for this): chapter 32
movements, and measures for relieving him at Nashville, 192, 198, 237-240, 255, 260, 295, 324, 325;Thomas. Nov. 20, 1864, 201; sends troops to Nashville, 205, 206 Hawaiian Islands, a trip to the85; possibilities of S.'s earlier retreat to Nashville, 185; possibilities of Thomas moving againsttation, 316; probability of his striking for Nashville, 316; movements at Dallas, Cedartown, and Ac4, 1884, 239, 240; sent to relieve Thomas at Nashville, but recalled at Louisville, 239, 240, 295; 66; possibilities of Hood's getting between Nashville and, 185; detention of Granger at, 197; conc 165, 166; commanding Thomas's troops before Nashville, 166; meeting with Stanley at Pulaski, 166, esponsibility for operations from Pulaski to Nashville, 286; interview with Thomas at Nashville, 28 For details of the battles of Franklin and Nashville, and the antecedent movements, stands, and ereinforce Thomas, and his delays in reaching Nashville, 164, 168, 171, 185, 187, 190-194, 196, 201,[34 more...]
Fort Donelson (Tennessee, United States) (search for this): chapter 32
28; harasses Thomas, 289; possibilities of his reaching Kentucky, 300; raid by, 310; on the Tennessee, 318-320; at Eastport, Jackson, and Paris, 319; capture of gunboat by, 319; at Johnsonville, 320; failure to damage Sherman's communications, 338 Fort Brady, troops sent to Chicago from, 501 Fort Capron, Fla., S. joins Battery D at, 19, 20; service at, 19-25; breakdown of mail service to, 20, 21 Fort Clinton, N. Y., an adventure in the ditch of, 4 Fort Dearborn, Ill., 454 Fort Donelson, Tenn., Grant's strategy at, 358; capture of, 516 Fort Fisher, N. C., capture of, 346 Fort Hamilton, N. Y., artillery practice at, 458 Fortification Appropriation Act, Sept. 22, 1888, 459 Fortified lines, question of carrying by assault, 127, 128, 142-148 Fort Jupiter, Fla., occupation of, 24 Fort Leavenworth, Kan., troops ordered to Missouri from, 37; S. commanding at, 278; headquarters of the Department of the Missouri removed to, 428; troops sent to Chicago from, 501
Mississippi (United States) (search for this): chapter 32
ies and delays attending their transmission and deciphering, 169, 204, 206, 207, 211, 214, 218, 220, 224, 232, 233 Military training, 407 et seq. Militia, Gen. Scott's distrust of, 513 Milledgeville, Ga., Sherman proposes to wreck, 318 Milroy, Maj.-Gen. Robert H., in the Tennessee campaign, 205 Mint-julep, 26 Mississippi, Hood's proposed movement toward, 163; Thomas proposes a campaign in, 253, 255, 256; possible operations in, 305; Thomas to have command over, 317 Mississippi River, the, Fremont's plan of campaign on, 49; military operations on, 63-66, 70, 318; S. seeks service on, 64-66; importance of the opening of, 70, 337; Halleck's plan for clearing west of, 359; development of railroad communication between the Pacific and, 491, 492 Missouri, Rev. James Schofield's mission work in, 1; loyal and patriotic citizens of, 30, 31; disloyalty and flight of the governor, 32, 54; disbanding and reorganization of the State militia and raising of troops in, 32-37,
Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania, United States) (search for this): chapter 32
ing to me, 108 Popular: Charcoals, 72, 87, 90 Claybanks, 72, 87, 91 Copperheads, 107 Cooerate, the military meaning of, 12;, 124 Gallantry in action, 182 Support, the military meaning of, 123, 124, 130 To fire the Southern heart, 234 Schofield : The President's policy is my policy; his orders my rule of action, 540 Seward: [S. to get his] legs under Napoleon's mahogany, 385 Piedmont route, the, 338 Pilot Knob, Mo., military movements at, 51; S. at, 51; Col. Carlin commanding, 51 Pittsburg, Pa., S. ordered to purchase arms at, 48; S. at, 345 Pittsburg, Fort, Wayne, & Chicago Rail-road, riots on the, 499, 500 Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., C. F. Smith ordered to, 361 Platte County, Mo., reported expulsion of Union families from, 93; troubles in, 105 Plumb, Preston B., U. S. Senator, aids in establishing artillery and cavalry school at Fort Riley, 427 Plummer, Col. J. B., action at Fredericktown, Mo., Oct. 21, 1861, 52, 53 Political education, necessity of, 355, 356
Jackson (Tennessee, United States) (search for this): chapter 32
itory, S. reclaims the, 90; included in Division of the Gulf, 447 Infantry and Cavalry School, 460 Influence, 11, 12, 514 Insurrection, tactical dealing with, 495, 504, 505 Interstate commerce, organized obstruction to, 492 et seq. Intrenchments, question of carrying by assault, 127, 128, 142-148 Iowa, Rev. James Schofield's mission work in, 1 Iron-clad oath, the, 376, 396, 400, 401 Italy, S. visits, 385, 393 J Jackman, in Shelby's raid into Missouri, 101 Jackson, Tenn., possible movement by Beauregard to, 311; Forrest at, 319 Jackson, Claiborne F., governor of Missouri, 32; disloyalty, 32, 33; joins the rebellion and flees from Missouri, 54 Jackson, Lieut.-Gen. Thomas Jonathan (Stonewall), 172 Jacksonville, Fla., S. at, 19 Java, the, S. sails for Liverpool on, 385 Jefferson City, Mo., State Convention at, 71 et seq. Jesup, Gen., 24 Johnson, Andrew, reconstruction policy, 354, 374, 376, 395, 420; consults with S. on Mexican affairs, 3
Ackworth, Ga. (Georgia, United States) (search for this): chapter 32
Index A Abolitionist, distinguished from antislavery man, 74 Accident in war, 234 Acworth, Ga., military movements near, 130, 316 Adams, Charles F., U. S. Minister at London, 385, 392 Adjutant-general, the office of the, 422, 423, 469, 470 Advance and Retreat (Hood's), 172 Alabama, Hood's proposed movement toward, 163; Thomas proposes a campaign in, 253, 255, 256, 305; abundance of supplies in, 288; Thomas to have command over, 317 Alexander, Col. Barton S., trip toehensions of interference from, 313; anticipated movement on the Mobile and Ohio railroad, 315; crosses the Coosa, 315, 316; movement from Palmetto Station, 316; probability of his striking for Nashville, 316; movements at Dallas, Cedartown, and Acworth, 316; retreat down the Coosa, 316, 318; Thomas to watch, 317; position near Selma, 318; assembles Georgia militia, 319; Thomas to take offensive against, 319; 320, 325, 326; at Florence and Tuscumbia, 320; Thomas to hold in check, 321; Thomas's
France (France) (search for this): chapter 32
the, 8, 9 Bigelow, John, U. S. Minister to France, 383, 384, 391, 392; letter from Seward, Nov. nd of, 377 Department of State, sends S. to France, 382; S. ordered to report at, 383, 393 Depbattle of Nashville, 242-244, 263, 264, 291 France, S.'s mission to, 276, 382 et seq.; interventinstruction, 276, 397-404, 418, 543; mission to France, 276, 382-393; appointed brigadier-general, U.d to the French Emperor, 392; journeys through France, 392; hospitalities to, in Paris and London, 3elow, Nov. 4, 384; despatches S. on mission to France, 384, 385; S. reports progress to, 389-393; leh intervention in Mexico, 378; friendship with France, 379, 382 et seq.; proposal to float a Mexican loan, 380, 383; dangers of war with France, 381 et seq.; financial stringency, 255, 314, 315, 383, 529-532; France demands recognition of Maximilian by, 384; strength of the government, 386, 387; the advisability of neutrality between Mexico and France, 391; controversies of the War Department, 406[2 more...]
Cedartown (Georgia, United States) (search for this): chapter 32
, 397, 402, 403. See also reconstruction. Cartersville, Ga., Sherman at, 315 Carthage, Mo., Sigel retreats before superior force at, 38 Cassville Road, Mo., military operations on, 38 Caution, distinguished from cowardice, 141 Cedartown, Ga., Hood's movement via, 316 Central Pacific Railroad, the, a trip over, 430 Centreville, Tenn., proposal to obstruct roads at, 211 Chalmers, Brig.-Gen. James R., battle of Nashville, 264 Chambliss, John R., S.'s room-mate at West PoSherman's apprehensions of interference from, 313; anticipated movement on the Mobile and Ohio railroad, 315; crosses the Coosa, 315, 316; movement from Palmetto Station, 316; probability of his striking for Nashville, 316; movements at Dallas, Cedartown, and Acworth, 316; retreat down the Coosa, 316, 318; Thomas to watch, 317; position near Selma, 318; assembles Georgia militia, 319; Thomas to take offensive against, 319; 320, 325, 326; at Florence and Tuscumbia, 320; Thomas to hold in check,
Stevenson (Alabama, United States) (search for this): chapter 32
6; reaches Nashville from Chattanooga, 195 ; telegram from Thomas, Nov. 25, 1864, 197; need of his troops at Columbia, 197, 205; expected at Nashville, 225 ; proposed movement to Brentwood, 225; reinforces Thomas at Nashville, 254; battle of Nashville, 266, 267; false statements by, concerning S., 267, 296 Steele, Maj.-Gen. Frederick, captures Little Rock, 70; troops ordered to reinforce, 85; commanding in Arkansas, 112 Sternberg, Surg.-Gen. George M., praise for his services, 183 Stevenson, Ala., necessity for railroad guards near, 197; as base of supplies for Sherman, 304; Fourth Corps ordered to, 317 Stickney, Ben, sports at Hat Island, 428 Stoneman, Maj.-Gen., George, defeats Breckinridge, 254; campaign in southwest Virginia, 254 Strawberry Plains, Tenn., Longstreet advances to, 114; occupied by S., 115 Stuart, Lieut.-Gen. James E. B., S.'s acquaintance with, at West Point, 154; Sheridan's defeat of, before Richmond, 154 Sturgeon, I. H., member of anti-Schofie
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