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St. Paul (Minnesota, United States) (search for this): chapter 32
6; return of the radical delegation from Washington, 99; interview between Washburne and S. in, 107; Gen. Grant entertained in, 111; Halleck a, 359; Sherman removes his headquarters from Washington to, 406, 469; hospitalities of, 424, 427, 428; Sheridan removes to Chicago from, 425; headquarters of Department of the Missouri removed to, 427 St. Louis Democrat, the, publishes radical address to the President, 93; publishes the President's letter to S., 97; arrest of the editor, 425 St. Paul, Minn., military station at, 454; protecting the Northern Pacific Rail-road at, 511 Salomon, Col. Charles E., retreat from Wilson's Creek, 47 Salt Lake City, Utah, a trip to, 430 Sanborn, Brig.-Gen. John B., ordered to report to S., 93 Sandtown Road, Ga., military operations on, 133, 136 San Francisco, Cal., S. commanding at, 188, 430; Thomas commanding at, 278; conversation between Halleck and Thomas at, 293; death of Thomas at, 429; the great earthquake of 1871, 430 Sanger,
Cambria (United Kingdom) (search for this): chapter 32
89-393; end of his mission to France, 391-393; presented to the French Emperor, 392; journeys through France, 392; hospitalities to, in Paris and London, 392, 393; visits Switzerland, 392; visits Rome and Florence, 393; presented to the Prince of Wales, 393; returns to the United States, 393; on the Fourteenth Amendment, 394; assigned to command the Department of the Potomac, 394; at Richmond, 395, 397, 400; appointed to command First Military District, 395, 397, 418; administration of Virginia514 Volunteer soldiery, a, 366 Von Moltke. See Moltke. W Wade, Benjamin F., President of the Senate, 414 Wagner, Brig.-Gen. George D., movement against Hood before Columbia, 168; battle of Franklin, 175, 176, 178, 180, 181, 225 Wales, Prince of, S. presented to the, 393 Walker, Edwin, special U. S. counsel in Chicago, 497 Walker, Henry H., room-mate at West Point, 3 Walker, Rear-Adm., on the relative functions of the army and navy, 527 War, the evils of leaving an
Portland (Maine, United States) (search for this): chapter 32
21, 471, 478; transferred from the Department of the Missouri to the Division of the Missouri, 425; succeeded by S., 425, 459; interest in the cavalry service, 427; Sherman's desire to retire in favor of, 449; succeeds Sherman, 453; selects site of Fort Sheridan, 454, 455; services to Chicago, 455; death and burial, 467; action on the retirement for age bill, 481 Sherman, Rev., Thomas, performs services at his father's funeral, 542 Sherman, Lieut.-Gen. William T., S.'s meeting with at Portland in 1870, 24; promoted to command the Military Division of the Mississippi, 109, 116; siege of Knoxville raised by, 113; approves S.'s services and policy, 118; at Knoxville, 118, 119; opinion of the Twenty-third Corps, 120; the spirit of S.-s criticisms of, 121 et seq.; his Memoirs cited, 121, 122, 129, 134,135, 138, 142-144, 147, 149, 153, 157, 158, 161, 191, 308, 310, 321, 411, 412, 477; relations with and confidence in S., 121 et seq., 134, 164, 165, 252, 341, 342, 541, 542; the organiza
Platte County (Missouri, United States) (search for this): chapter 32
, 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 Political surgery, 365 Politicians, responsibility for the war, 229; as generals, 355 Politics, their evil influence in the Civil War, 517 Pope, Maj.-Gen. John, method of clearing Miss
Brentwood, Tenn. (Tennessee, United States) (search for this): chapter 32
Gen. John C., in the Sherman-Johnston negotiations, 351,352 Brentwood, Tenn., request for ammunition to be sent to, 187; proposal to send Soposed movements of troops to, 205-207, 215; proposed movement to Brentwood from, 223; blunder of sending pontoons to, 249; strategic importas failure to support him properly, 222, 223; proposes to stand at Brentwood, 223-225; ordered to fall back to Nashville, 224, 226; arrival at Brentwood, 226; a night's rest after the battle of Franklin, 227; on the conduct of his troops at Franklin, 227-230; on the slaughter at Frahville, and the antecedent movements, stands, and engagements see Brentwood; Columbia; Duck River; Franklin; Harpeth River; Nashville; Pulaskroposed movement to Franklin, 220, 221, 223; proposed movement to Brentwood, 221, 223-225; battle of Nashville, 242-246, 250, 254, 268-270, 2mbia, 197, 205; expected at Nashville, 225 ; proposed movement to Brentwood, 225; reinforces Thomas at Nashville, 254; battle of Nashville, 2
Thompson's Station (Tennessee, United States) (search for this): chapter 32
han B., raids Johnsonville, 165, 288; before Columbia, 168; near Spring Hill, 171; driven from Spring Hill, 172; at Thompson's Station, 173; attacks the column retreating to Franklin, 174; in the Tennessee campaign, 191, 193, 228, 308; battle of Fran8, 207, 282; on Duck River, 171; ordered to Spring Hill, 171-173, 210, 211, 214, 215, 219; moves against Forrest at Thompson's Station, 173, 216; moves to Columbia, 201; position north of Rutherford Creek, 214; superintendent of the Military Academy,ations obstructed by civilian red tape, 169; orders Stanley and Ruger to Spring Hill, 171; moves against Forrest at Thompson's Station, 173, 174; Twining's ride with despatches to Sherman from, 174; reaches Franklin, 175, 221; asks Thomas for pontoon. Jeff., threatens Carlin at Pilot Knob, 51; action at Fredericktown, Mo., 51-53; capability for defeat, 254 Thompson's Station, Tenn., Forrest at, 173; S. at, 174; military movements at, 207, 211; Ruger moves to, 216 Tilton, Ga., military mov
California (California, United States) (search for this): chapter 32
Butler, Maj.-Gen. Benjamin F., demand that he relieve S. in Missouri, 94; the President's attitude toward, 98; not appointed to command in Missouri, 112 C California, S. in, 188, 426, 430, 431; the great earthquake of 1871, 430, 431; obstruction of railroads in, 512 California, the, trip to Hawaii on, 431 Campbell, ConCalifornia, the, trip to Hawaii on, 431 Campbell, Congressman, 11 Campbell, J. A., assistant adjutant-general, Department of North Carolina, 368, 369, 372 Camp Independence, Cal., a trip to, 430, 431 Camp Jackson, Mo., secession militia at, 33, 34; capture of, 36, 37 Canby, Maj.-Gen. Edward R. S., S.'s meeting with in Florida, and subsequent relations with, 23, 24; commandinriments, 426; fondness for sports and outdoor life, 426, 428; interest in the artillery service, 426, 427; establishes light-artillery school, 426, 427; goes to California, 426, 430, 431; assumes command of the Military Division of the Missouri, 427; attack of pneumonia, 429-431; president of board on tactics and small arms, 430;
Fort Clinton (New York, United States) (search for this): chapter 32
174; in the Tennessee campaign, 191, 193, 228, 308; battle of Franklin, 221-223, 228; 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 t
Mexico (Mexico, Mexico) (search for this): chapter 32
Bazaine, Marshal Francois A., occupation of Mexico, 391 Bean's Ferry, see Beard's Ferry. Be mission to, 276, 382 et seq.; intervention in Mexico, 377 et seq., 543; friendship with the United ilian, Archduke and Emperor, assumes empire in Mexico, 378 et seq.; attitude of the Austrian governm9; experience of army officers in, 514, 515 Mexico, violation of the Monroe Doctrine in, 276; Fre S., 388-391 Napoleon III., intervention in Mexico, 377 et seq.; S.'s mission to, 382 et seq.; crislature, 389, 390; prepares for evacuation of Mexico, 389-391, 393; audacity of his logic in the Menegotiations concerning French intervention in Mexico, 377 et seq., 543; obtains leave of absence, 3ary experience and promotions, 189; service in Mexico, 189: military genius, 190, 242; constitutionat seq.; feeling against French intervention in Mexico, 378; friendship with France, 379, 382 et seq., 386, 387; advisability of neutrality between Mexico and France, 391; controversies of the War Depa[3 more...]
Columbia River (United States) (search for this): chapter 32
, 193-197, 201-204, 207, 216, 217, 222, 252, 254, 258, 282, 289, 290; Hood's movements on and near, strength, etc., 168, 170, 172, 194-197, 201 et seq., 206, 218, 219, 230, 252, 254, 258, 282, 290, 300, 301; possibilities of Thomas moving against Hood from, 194-197; Thomas's purpose to fight Hood at, 195-197, 201; Hood held in check at, 252, 254, 301; Thomas's promises of reinforcements at, 282; possibilities of Hood's success at, 300 Columbia and Franklin Turnpike, held by S., 208 Columbia River, a trip on the, 430 Columbia Turnpike, military movements on the, 173-175 Columbus, Miss., Thomas to move toward, 317 Commercial Club, Chicago, pledges money for Fort Sheridan, 454, 455 Committee on Conduct of the War, investigation of battle of Wilson's Creek, 39, 40 Compiegne, the French court at, 385, 386 Confederate States of America, the, the doctrine of Missouri radicals concerning the secession of, 56, 57; mistaken policy of aggressive warfare, 234, 235; guerril
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