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Sierra Nevada (United States) (search for this): chapter 32
Schofield, J. M., Oct. 1864, 165; Dec. 28, 252, 254, 255, 326; May 5, 1865, 370; March 28, 1876, 439, 440; March 29, 440; March 30, 440, 441; May 25, 1876, 445, 453; Dec. 13, 1880, 447; Dec. 14, 448; May 3, 1881, 450,451, 453: Thomas, G. H., Oct. 19, 1864, 191; Oct. 20, 317, 318; Oct. 31, 198; Nov. 1, 320; Nov. 7, 199; Nov. 11, 321, 322; Nov. 12, 288, 301 Sherman, Mrs. W. T., 542 Shiloh, Tenn., attitude of Halleck toward Grant before, 361 Shoal Creek, military movements on, 201 Sierra Nevada, a trip across the, 430 Sigel, Col., Franz, commanding Missouri troops, 37, 38; ordered to Springfield, 37, 38; retreats from Newtonia to Springfield, 38; junction with Lyon and Sturgis, 38; battle of Wilson's Creek, 42, 43, 47; Lyon's confidence in, 43; takes over command from Sturgis, 47; protests against Sturgis's reassuming command, 47 Sinclairville, N. Y., Rev. James Schofield's pastorate in, 1 Sioux Indians, threatened outbreak by, 488; battle of Wounded Knee, 488; enlistm
Fortress Monroe (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 32
n., 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 Fort Monroe, Va., meeting of Grant and S. at, 346; artillery practice at, 458, 459; meeting of Lincoln with the peace commissioners at, 530 Fort Moultrie, S. C., S. on duty at, 17, 18; the First Artillery ordered to, 18; artillery target practice at, 18; bombardment of Fort Sumter from, 18 Fort Riley, Kan., establishment of school of cavalry and light artillery at, 426, 427 Fort Sheridan, Ill., establishment of, 454, 455, 493; reinforcement recommended, 498; its value in the labor riots of 1894
Memphis (Tennessee, United States) (search for this): chapter 32
of his position in and hopes of his evacuating Mexico, 391 Maxims of war, their use in official life, 482, 483 Meade, Maj.-Gen. George G., commanding Division of the Atlantic, 429; entertains Grant, Sherman, and S. at Philadelphia, 429; president of Fairmount Park commission, 429; designated to command the Division of the Pacific, 429; death, 430 Medals of honor, 474, 475 Meigs, Q.-M.-Gen. Montgomery C., on the civil war, 365; favors S.'s plan of War Department reform, 479 Memphis, Tenn., Fremont's plan of campaign below, 49; Hatch sends troops to Nashville from, 205, 206 Merritt, Maj.-Gen., Wesley, protection of the pacific railroads, 511 Mexican war, Thomas's service in, 189; experience of army officers in, 514, 515 Mexico, violation of the Monroe Doctrine in, 276; French intervention in, 377 et seq., 543; recognition of the republic by the United States, 379, 381; preparations for military intervention in, 379-383; France demands recognition of the empire in,
Maryland (Maryland, United States) (search for this): chapter 32
eneral grief at his death, 146; battle of Resaca, 162 Mahan, Capt. Alfred T., on the relative functions of the army and navy, 527 Malaria, the military method of conquering, 256 Man, reversionary tendencies in, 428 Manter, Capt., commanding battery at Fredericktown, Mo., 53 Marietta Road, Ga., military operations on the, 135 Marsh, George P., entertains S. at Florence, 393 Martin, Asst. Adjt.-Gen. J. P., action in labor riots at Chicago, 494, 496, 497, 503, 504, 507 Maryland, the Confederate invasion of, 234 Maximilian, Archduke and Emperor, assumes empire in Mexico, 378 et seq.; attitude of the Austrian government concerning, 385; Weakness of his position in and hopes of his evacuating Mexico, 391 Maxims of war, their use in official life, 482, 483 Meade, Maj.-Gen. George G., commanding Division of the Atlantic, 429; entertains Grant, Sherman, and S. at Philadelphia, 429; president of Fairmount Park commission, 429; designated to command the Division
Jackson (Mississippi, United States) (search for this): chapter 32
, on S.'s services in the southwest, 62 Parke, Maj.-Gen. John G., attempts to drive Longstreet from Tennessee, 114. Parrott guns, 50 Parsons, Col. Lewis B., conducts transport arrangements for the Twenty-third Corps, 345 Partizanship, dangerous, 540, 543 Party politics, a detriment in the War Department, 407 et seq. Patriotism, of the American soldier, 183; a valuable kind of, 360; true, 481; professional, 539, 540 Peabody Fund, Grant at meeting of trustees of, 413 Pearl River, examination of the harbor of, 432 Pennock, Rear-Adm., takes S. to Hawaii, 431 Pennsylvania, the Confederate invasion of, 234; delays in calling out her reserves, 525 Pensacola, Fla., possible movement by Sherman to, 312, 332 Petersburg, Va., siege of, 313, 329; Sherman's plan of marching against, 347 Philadelphia, assembly of the Society of the Army of the Potomac at, 429 Phrases: Anonymous or unassigned: If digging is the way to put down the rebellion I guess we will
Lake Okeechobee (Florida, United States) (search for this): chapter 32
y on trade in, 373; question of the State Constitution, 373-376; provisional government, 376, 377; S. resigns command in, 377; appointment of Provisional Governor Holden, 377 North Dakota, obstruction of railroads in, 512 Northern Ohio Democrat, the (of Toledo), cited, 293-295 Northern Pacific Railroad, military protection on the line of the, 510-512 O Oahu, a trial to, 432 Ohio, possibilities of Hood's invading, 305 Ohio River, fears of Hood's reaching, 295, 300 Okeechobee, Lake, military operations at, 23-25 Olley's Creek, Cox forces the passage of, 441 Olney, Atty.-Gen. Richard, report of, cited, 493; approves S.'s order of May 25, 1894, 509 Omaha, military station at, 454; S. at, 509 Oneco, Wis., S. teaches school at, 2 One Hundred and Twenty-eighth Indiana Volunteers, a young straggler from the, 155, 156 Opdycke, Maj.-Gen. Emerson, in battle of Franklin, 177-181, 229; the meed of praise due to, 179-181 Oregon, visit of Sherman and S. to, 4
Wisconsin (Wisconsin, United States) (search for this): chapter 32
linois, 1; mission work, 1; on the inspiration of the Bible, 8; perturbed over his son's affluence, 16, 17 Schofield, Lieut.-Gen. John M. (elsewhere in this Index referred to as S.), birth, 1; early education, 1, 2; farm work, 2; surveyor in Wisconsin, 2; schoolmaster at Oneco, 2; returns to Freeport, 2; chooses the law as a profession, 2; opportunity to enter the Military Academy at West Point, 2; raising funds for West Point, 2, 3; fondness and ability for mathematics, 2, 10; entrance at 263-265; to check cavalry raids by Hood, 321 Wilson's Creek, Mo., battle of, 35, 39, 40, 42-47, 67, 141, 142, 363, 364; the battle virtually a Union defeat, 46; military movements near, 62; S.'s Irish soldier-servant in the battle of, 67 Wisconsin, S. a surveyor in, 2 Wood, Frank F., 240 Wood, Maj.-Gen. Thomas J., at Franklin, 175, 176; battle of Franklin, 176, 180; reports Hood's crossing of Duck River, 214; placed between Duck River and Rutherford's Creek, 214; movement to Spring H
Texas (Texas, United States) (search for this): chapter 32
, 315 Tenure-of-Office Act, the, 411, 412 Territorial strategy, 358, 359, 517 Terry, Maj.-Gen. Alfred H., service on military court with Thomas, 277 ; trip by Grant and S. to visit, 294, 295; captures Fort Fisher, 346; in military conference at Cape Fear River, 346 ; visits S. at West Point, 446; relations with S., 446; proposal to appoint him superintendent at West Point, 446, 447; on board of review of Fitz-John Porter case, 461; his military education, rise, and services, 535 Texas, proposed military operations in, 381, 382 Thirty-eighth Illinois Volunteers, action at Fredericktown, 51-53 Thirty-third Illinois Volunteers, action at Fredericktown, 51-53 Thomas, Maj.-Gen. George H., S. reports to, at Murfreesboroa, 66; S. requests to be sent to, is ordered to join, and reports to, 161, 164, 165, 190, 344; proposal that he reinforce S., 115; at Chattanooga, 115; unwieldy size of his army, 122, 139, 189; affection of his troops for Old Pap Thomas, 123, 239, 242; i
Boonville (Missouri, United States) (search for this): chapter 32
Bonaparte, Jerome N., S.'s friendship with, 7, 8 Boonville, Mo., S. joins Gen. Lyon at, 35; battle of, 37 Border Guand services, 35; S. appointed major of, 35; in battle of Boonville, 37; S. assumes command of, 48; converted into artillery,e, 425 Price, Maj.-Gen., Sterling, defeated by Lyon at Boonville, 37 Proctor, Redfield, Secretary of War, 423. See also surrender of the Missouri militia, 36, 37; joins Lyon at Boonville, 37; drafts Lyon's letter to Fremont, Aug. 9, 1861, 40, 4 Missouri, 37 Second Missouri Volunteers, in battle of Boonville, 37 Second U. S. Artillery, S.'s service in, 17-19; ordered to Florida, 18; service in Missouri, 35; battle of Boonville, 37 Second U. S. Dragoons, service in Missouri, 37 Second U. S. Infantry, service in Missouri, 35, 37; battle of Boonville, 37 Secretary of War, the, impeached, 406; the functioen, Brig.-Gen., James, service in Missouri, 35; battle of Boonville, 37; battle of Wilson's Creek, 363 Treason, a dangerou
Freeport (Illinois, United States) (search for this): chapter 32
267 Fredericktown, Mo., action at, 51-53, 362, 363 Freedmen. See emancipation; negroes; slavery. Freedmen's Bureau, Virginia under control of, 394 Freeport, Ill., Rev. James Schofield settles in, 1 Freeport, Ill., helping the Baptist meeting-house at, 17 Fremont, Maj.-Gen. John C., commanding Department of the WeFreeport, Ill., helping the Baptist meeting-house at, 17 Fremont, Maj.-Gen. John C., commanding Department of the West, 39; ambition of, 39, 43; letter to Wyman, Aug. 6, 1861, 39; investigation by Committee on Conduct of the War, 39, 40; disappearance of official papers from his records, 39, 40; correspondence with Lyon, Aug. 6, 9, 1861, 39-41; charged with sacrificing Lyon, 40; organizes army in Missouri, 48; his character and personality, 48ohn M. (elsewhere in this Index referred to as S.), birth, 1; early education, 1, 2; farm work, 2; surveyor in Wisconsin, 2; schoolmaster at Oneco, 2; returns to Freeport, 2; chooses the law as a profession, 2; opportunity to enter the Military Academy at West Point, 2; raising funds for West Point, 2, 3; fondness and ability for
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