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Philadelphia “ Press” Account,.. 199 83. Skirmish at Baton Rouge, La.:
68. Gen. Butler and the Consuls at New Orleans, 202

Lieut.-Col. Keith's Report

277

69. Massacre of Negroes in South-Carolina :

84. A Rebel Soldier's Diary, May, June, and

Lieut.-Com. Truxton's Report, .. 206 July, 1862,.

278

70. Capture of the Clara Dolsen,

207 85. Jeff Thompson's Address to the Planters of

71. Opening of the Nansemond River, Va. :

Mississippi,...

281

Capt. Hyner's Report, .

208 86. The Unionists of Alabama :

72. Battle at James Island, S. C. :

Report of Col. Streight, ......

281

General Wright's Report,

209 87. Rebel Raid into Lebanon, Ky., July 11-12,. 284

Stevens's

211 | 88. Surrender of Murfreesboro, Ky. :

Colonel Fenton's

215

Colonel Duffield's Report,

286

Leasure's

216

General Buell's Order,..

287

Williams's “

217

T. D. Scofield's Account,

288

Major Metcalfe's

218

Texans in the Fight,

289

General Stevens's Order,

219 | 89. Fight at Cynthiana, Ky.:

Charleston Mercury " Account,.....

219

Lieut.-Col. Landrum’s Report, ..

290

Richmond " Dispatch " Account, 221

Captain Wright's Report,..

292

73. The Retreat from Corinth, Miss. :

Major Smith's Letter,

294

General Beauregard's Letter, ....

221

Surgeon Lair's Letter,

295

74. General Longstreet's Proclamation, June 17, 222

A Soldier's Report,

296

75. Battle on White River, Ark. :

90. President Lincoln's Proclamation, July 1, .. 296

Com. Davis's Reports, .

223 91, Battle of Baton Rouge, La. :

Secretary Welles's Letter..

223

Colonel Cahill's Reports,

296

Colonel Fitch's Report,

224

Dudley's Report,

299

Fred. Wise's Account,

224

Lieut. Weitzel's

301

Missouri “ Democrat” Account,...... 225

Commodore Porter's Report,

302

76. Colonel Elliott's Expedition, May and June,. 227

Lieut. Com. Roe's

302

77. Battle of Oak Grove, Va.:

Lieut. Com. Ransom's

302

General McClellan's Despatches,... 229

Flag-Officer Farragut's

303

Report of Col. Cowdin,....

229

General Butler's Orders, ..

304

National Accounts,

230

New-Orleans “ Delta" Narrative, 306

Richmond " Examiner " Account,.. 234

A Soldier's Account,.

307

78. The Seven Days' Contests, June 26—July 1:

Gen. Breckinridge's Report, .

308

Cincinnati “ Commercial ” Account, ... 236

Lieut. Reed's Account,..

308

Rebel Narrative,

248

Grenada “Appeal" Account,

309

General Taylor's Report,

257 92. Battle of Fair Oaks, Va. :

Colonel Simpson's Letter,

258

General Heintzelman's Report, .. .. 312

General Lee's Report, (rebel,). ....... 258 93. Battle of Cedar Mountain, Va. :

Lieut.-Col. Robertson's Report, (rebel,) 259

General Pope's Report,.

316

General Hooker's Reports,. .. .259 and 262

Gordon's Report,

317

Colonel Cowdin's

261

Colonel Andrews's

318

Captain Brady's Account,.

262

Lieut.-Col. Patrick's "

320

General Howe's Report,

263

General Geary's Address,

321

Lieut. Thourot's

265

Colonel Duffee's Order, .

322

Grenada “Appeal ” Account,

265

Washington “Star" Account,

322

Richmond “Examiner " Account, 266

Cincinnati “ Times" Narrative,

325

Jeff Davis's Address, .

268

New-York “Tribune" Account,.. 326

79. General McClellan's Address, July 4,...... 268

General Jackson's Report, (rebel,). 331

80. Beauregard's Retreat from Corinth, Miss.:

Richmond “ Inquirer” Account,. 331

General Granger's Letter, .....

269

Lynchburgh “Republican ” Account,.. 332

81. Opcrations of the Army of the Tennessee : 94. Martial Law in Richmond, Va.:

General McClernand's Report,... 270

Jeff Davis's Proclamation,.

332

82. Battle of the Cache, Ark. :

95. Occupation of Corinth, Miss. :

Colonel Hovey's Report,

273

Adjutant-Gen. Hammond's Report,.... 333

Lieut.-Col. Wood's Report, .

274 96. Occupation of Williamsburgh, Va.:

Missouri “ Democrat” Account,

275

Gen. McClellan's Despatches,.

334

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97. Union Convention at Nashville, Tenn.,. ... 335 117. General McClellan's Order for Crossing the

98. Lieut. Flusser's Letter to the Mayor of Eliza-

Chickahominy,

431

beth City, N. C., .......

335 | 118. Lieut. F. C. Davis's Exploit,..

431

99. The Rebel Conscription Law:

119. Battle of South-Mountain, Va.:

Jeff Davis's Letter to Gov. Brown,.... 336

Despatches of Gen. McClellan,

432

100. General Butler's Order on Currency-New-

Gen. Doubleday's Report,...

433

Orleans, May 16, 1862, .

339

Cox's Report,...

435

101. Union Meeting at Portsmouth, Va., ....... 340

Col. Meredith's Report,..

436

102. Retreat of Gen. Banks :

" Torbert's Order,...

436

Gen. Johnston's Address, (rebel,)..... 341

Gen. Burnside's Order,..

437

103. Exchange of Prisoners :

New-York “Times" Account,..

437

Agreement between Gens. Dix and Hill, 341 120. The Surrender of Harper's Ferry, Va.:

104. Gen. Pope's Campaign in Virginia:

Report of the Investigating Committee, 439

Gen. Pope's Report,.

342

War Department Order, .

443

Sigel's

380

Gen. Wool's Letter,..

413

6 Milroy's

384

Capt. Binney's Letter,..

443

Schurz's

390

New-York “Times" Narrative,..

445

Schenck's “

395

Gen. Jackson's Official Report,.. 448

“ Kearny's “

396

Richmond “Dispatch" Account, 448

Col. Scammon's “

397 121. Surrender of Munfordsville, Ky.:

" White's

398

Col. Wilder's Report,

449

Lieut. Kennedy's Report,.

399

Dunham's

451

Col. Meredith's

399

Gen. Jones's Report, (rebel,).

453

Capt. Wilkins's

400

Bragg's Report,.....

453

Jeff Davis's Message,

400 122. Butlle of Antietam, Md.:

Gen. Lee's Report, (rebel,)..

401

Gen. Hooker's Despatch,..

454

Account by a Participant, (rebel,)..... 402

Cox's Report,....

454

Richmond Examiner" Account,

404

Ferrero's Report,

436

105. Organization of the Artillery of the Army of

French's

457

the Potomac:

Kimball's

458

Gen. Barry's Report, .....

405

Lieut.-Col. Sawyer's Report,

459

106. Fight at Slaterville, Va.,......

407

Col. Harrow's

460

107. Battles at Richmond, Ky:

Lieut.-Col. Brundage's “

460

Gen. Manson's Report, .

407

Kimball's

461

Col. M Millen's

411

Curtis's

463

Lieut.-Col. Armstrong's Report,...... 412

Report of Gen. McClellan,.....

464

Korff's

413

New-York “Tribune” Narrative,. ... 466

Indianapolis “Journal” Account,.. 415

Charleston “Courier" Account,. 472

Cincinnati “Gazette" Account,

419

Savannah “Republican”

475

Gen. E. Kirby Smith's Report, (rebel,). 422

Richmond “ Inquirer"

476

Kentucky “Statesman” Account,. 422 123. Skirmish at Pecataligo, S. C.,.....

477

108. Surrender of Natchez, Miss.,

423 124. Col. Dodge's Expedition into North-Carolina, 478

109. The Defence of Richmond, Va.,... 424 125. The Emancipation Proclamation of Presi.

Gov. Letcher's Proclamation,...

425

dent Lincoln,....

479

110. Operations on James River:

126. The Battle of luka, Miss. :

Com. Goldsborough's Report,......... 426

Gen. Grant's Report,...

481

111. The Siege of Vicksburgh, Miss.:

Hamilton's Report, .

482

Official Correspondence, ..

426

Rosecrans's Order,

482

112. A Cuse of Rebel Treachery,.

427

Capt. Brown's Narrative,..

483

113. Battle of Phillips's Creek, Miss.,.

427

Cincinnati “ Commercial" Account,...

114. Col. Sedgewick's Reconnoissance near Cor-

Jackson “Mississippian"

487

inth, Miss.,....

428 127. Battle of Corinth, Miss. :

115. General Naglee's Reconnoissance on the

Gen. Grant's Despatches,.

488

Chickahominy,

428

Rosccrans's Report,.

489

116. The Defeat of Gen. Banks:

Col. Crocker's

492

Excitement in Baltimore,.

429

Major Weaver's

491

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Major JcCalla's Report,

495 145. The Capture of the Teaser, ..

548

Col. Sprague's

496 146. Battle of Grand Prairie, Ark. :

Gen. Ord's

497

Report of Col. Fitch,.

549

Col. Trumbull's

498 147. Cherokee Disloyalty-Letter of John Ross,. 649

Lieut.-Col. Jones's “

499 148. ' Capture of Hamilton, N. C.,...... 550

Gen. Grant's Orders,...

499 149. Skirmish at the Rapidan River, Va.,...... 551

President Lincoln's Despatch,.. 500 | 150. Address of Gen. Pope assuming command

Cincinnati “ Commercial" Account,.... 500 of the Army of the Potomac,. .... 552

Grenada “ Appeal" Account, (rebel,)... 505 151. The Abolition of Slavery:

128. Battle of Chaplin Hills, Ky. :

President Lincoln's Message,

552

Gen. Buell's Report,

007 152. The Essex" and Arkansas" :

McCook's

Com. Porter's Report,

552

Mitchell's

510

Walke's

553

Gilbert's

512

Baltimore “American" Account,.. 554

Adjt.-Gen. Oldenhaw's Report,.. 514

Rebel Official Reports,.....

556

Gen. Sheridan's Report, .....

516

Grenada “ Appeal" Account,

557

66 Rousseau's

517153. The Fight near Memphis, Mo.,.

538

Col. Harris's

520 154. Expedition to Beaver Dam Va. :

Gooding's

521

Gen. Pope's Report,.

558

Beatty's

522

Richmond “Dispatch" Account,. 558

Lieut.-Col. Strickland's Report,.. 623 155. President Lincoln's Order for the Seizure of

Cowen's

Rebel Property,...

559

Cincinnati “Gazette" Account, 524 156. The Fight at North-Anna, Va.:

Gen. Bragg's Report, (rebel,)..

632

Gen. Pope's Despatch,...

559

Knoxville “Register” Account,.

532
Lieut.-Col. Kilpatrick's Report, ..

659

Mobile “ Register"

533

A National Account,..

560

129. The Army Magnetic Telegraph:

157. Fight at Trinity, Ala. :

Parker Spring's Letter,....

533

Col. Walker's Report, ...

561

130. After the War-Gen. Casey's Letter,..

536 158. President Lincoln's Proclamation enforcing

131. Operations in Alabama:

the Sixth Section of the Confiscation Act, 562

Gen. Halleck's Despatch,...

637 159. The Surrender at Courtland, Ala., . ....... 562

132. Gen. Hunter's Negro Regiments :

160. The Raid into Kentucky:

Official Correspondence,..

537

Col. Guthrie's Report, .

562

133. Operations at Bayou Sara, La.:

161. Skirmishes in Texas County, Mo.,.

563

Report of Capt. Craven,.

539

Fight in Bollinger County, Mo.,.. 564

134. Rebel Guerrillas in Arkansas :

162. Battle of Bayou Barnard, C. N.,.

564

Gen. Hindman's Order,.....

640 163. The Fight near Fulton, Mo.:

133. Col. M'yman's Reconnoissance, June 18,... 540 Fulton “Telegraph” Narrative,. 565

136. Capture of Cumberland Gap,..... 541 164. Fight at Mount Sterling, Ky......

566

137. Operations of the Jacob Bell:

165. Bombardment on James River,..

566

Lieut. McCrea's Report, .

541

Richmond “Examiner" Account,. 567

138. Fight at Battle Creek, Tenn.,....

542 166. The Fight at Newark, Mo., ..

567

139. Battle at Simon's Bluff, S. C. :

167. Battle of Ozark, Mo. :

Flag Officer Du Pont's Report,.

543

Col. Lawther's Report,

568

Lieut. Com. Rhind's

543 168. Fight at Orange Court-House, Va. :

140. Capt. Jocknick's Reconnoissance :

Gen. Pope's Despatch,...

569

Report of Capt. Jocknick,

544

A National Account,.

570

141. Battle of Village Creek, Ark. :

169. Battle at Sparta, Tenn. :

Col. Brackett's Report,.

544

Col. Wynkoop's Report,

670

142. Operations at Vicksburgh, Miss. :

170. The Order for a Draft, .

670

Gen. Williams's Reports,.

515 171. Occupation of Malvern Hill, Va.:

Letter from a Participant,...

546

New-York “ Tribune" Account,.

143. President Lincoln's Call, July 1, 1862:

Richmond “Examiner"

571

Letter from the Governors,... ... 647 172. The Death of Gen. Robt. L. McCook:
144. Operations before Vicksburgh, Miss. :

Order of Gen. Thomas,.

072

Com. Porter's Report, .

548

Report of Col. Vandeveer, .

572

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612

173. Battle of Tazewell, Tenn. :

196. Battle near McMinnville, Tenn.,..

599

Gen. Morgan's Despatch,..

573 197. Patriotism of Boston, Mass., .

600

Louisville “ Journal" Account,. 673 198. Battle of Britton's Lane, Tenn. :

Atlanta “ Confederacy”

673

Official Reports,..

602

174. War Meeting at Washington, D. C.:

199. Fight near Centreville, Va.,.

603

President Lincoln's Speech,.. 574 200. Battle of Chantilly, Va.,. ...

604
175. War Department Orders relative to the Draft, 575 201. The Fight at Plymouth, N. C.,.

605

176, Self-Mutilation in Connecticut :

202. The Rebel Army in Frederick, Md., ....... 606

Surgeon Bennett's Letter,..
575 203. Battle at Washington, N. C.,.

608
177. Bombardment of Donaldsonville, La. :

204. Erpedition to Clarksville, Tenn.,..

609
Flag-Officer Farragut's Despatch....... 575 205. Fight on the Mississippi :

178. Fight at Independence, Mo.:

Surgeon Read's Report,

... 611

Lieut.-Col. Buell's Report,

576 206. Fight at Fayetteville, Va. :

The “Border State" Narrative,. 576

Colonel Toland's Report, .

612

179. Fight at Compton's Ferry, Mo.,...

677 207. Engagement at Munfordville, Ky....

180. Fight near Kinderhook, Tenn.,.

578 208. Expedition to Ponchatoula, La. :

181. Reconnoissance to Swansboro, N. C.,...... 578

General Butler's Report, .

614

182. Skirmish at Merriwether's Ferry, Tenn. :

Major Strong's

615

Chaplain Locke's Narrative,..

579 209. The Battle at Yellow Medicine :

183. Capture of the Fair Play,...

579

Colonel Sibley's Report, .

... 615

184. Evacuation of Harrison's Landing, Va.,.... 580 210. Skirmish at Blackford's Ford, Va.:

185. Battle of Lone Jack, Mo. :

Colonel Barnes's Report,

616

Official Reports,

681211. President Lincoln's Proclamation, Septem-

186. Surrender of Clarksville, Tenn....

582

ber twenty-fourth,.

618

187. Fight at Gallatin, Tenn. :

212. The Fight at Augusta, Ky. :

Official Reports,

584

Colonel Bradford's Report,

618

188. Raid on Catlett's Station, Va.,.

588

Judge Doniphan's

619

189. Attack on Fort Ridgely, Minn.,

589 213. Battle of Newtonia, Mo. :

190. Fight at Big Hill, Ky.......

590

General Salomon's Report, ...... 620

191. Skirmishes at Fort Donelson, Tenn., . 591

Colonel Hall's

621

192. Battle of New-Ulm, Minn.:

214. General Pleasanton's Reconnoissance,.. 622

Official Report,

593 215. Fight at La Vergne, Tenn. :

193. Action near Danville, Ky., .....

General Negley's Report,..

623

194. Rebel Raid on Manassas, Va.,. ...

696 216. Battle at Lawrenceburgh, Ky. :

195. Fight near Bolivar, Tenn. :

Colonel Parrott's Report,

623

Official Reports,...

... 597

III.--POETRY,

.PAGE

POETRY, PAGE 16. The Confederate Primer,....

11

1. This Day, Countrymen ! by Robert Lowell,.... 1 17. Song of the Secession Warrior,..

13

2. Corn, Louisville Journal,

118. A Contra-Band-Ditty,....

14

3. Foote, a Lay of Island No. Ten,..

1 19. Rebellion Financed Down,..

15

4. The Irish Boys, by “C. M.,"..

2 20. The Battle of Coosaw,.

15

6. Jeff Davis's Prayer, by Clarence Butler, 2 21. The Soldier's Mother, by F. H. G.,”. 16

6. Poem, by Jeff Thompson,....

4 22. The Men of the West, by Richard Coe, ...... 16

7. New Orleans Won Back, a Lay for our Sol. 23. How the Cumberland went Down, by “W. M.," 16

diers, by Robert Lowell,....

5 24. The Captain's Wife, by Theodore Tilton,...... 17

8. The New Ballad of Lord Lovell,.

6 25. The Battle of New-Orleans of 1862, by “R.

9. Metempsychosis, by Paul Short,.

T. M.,"

17

10. The Sinking of the Cumberland, by II. H. B.," 7 26. The Yankee Tars at New-Orleans, .

18

11. Who's Ready? by Edna Dean Proctor,. 7 27. A Song for all True Americans, by Dr. J.

12. One Year Ago, by Horatio Alger, Jr.,... 7 Haynes,

18

13. On the Abolition of Slavery in the District of 28. A Voice from Home to the Army of the Poto-

Columbia, by Rufus Leighton, ...

8 mac, by M. C. D. S.,.....

18

14. A Negro Hymn,.

10 29. Rallying Song of the Sixteenth Regiment Iowa

15. Cotton and Corn,..

11

Volunteers,

19

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30. Skedaddle, Vanity Fair, .....

19 51. The Unreturning Brave, by Josephine Wil-

31. For the Times, by Sarah M. Brownson,.. 20 liamson,......

38

32. The Army of the Free; Division Song of Por- 52. To the Secession Sympathizer, No Thanks to

ter's Division, Army of the Potomac, by

You,....

38

Frank H, Norton,

20 53. The Stars and Stripes,..

38

33. “ Jeffùarise Rides a White-Horse,”.

23 54. Songs OF THE REBELS : Burn the Cotton, by

34. Songs OF THE REBELS: The Marylander at Ma-

Estelle,"

41

nassas; a fact,.... 2455.

Butler's Proclamation,

33.

The Stars and Bars,.. 25

by Paul H. Hayne, 41

36.

There's Life in the Old 56.

“Stonewall Jackson's

Land Yet, by James

Way,"

42

R. Randall, of Bal- 57.

The Turtle,

42

timore,

25 58. A Lymn, by Dr. Watts,.

43

37. A Rainy Day in Camp,...

29 59. Columbia's Invocation, by Chas. A. Barry,.... 45

38. The Picket-Guard,.

29 60. Morgan's Raid in Kentucky,.

45

39. To Canaan, a Song of the Six Hundred Thou- 61. America ! America ! a Song for the Times, by

sand,

30 S. G. Bulfinch,....

46

40. Waiting, by H. W.,.....

31 62. Maryland, by W. H. Hayward,.

56

41. The Massachusetts John Brown Song, by L. 63. The Empty Sleeve, inscribed to Gen. Howard,

Holbrook,

31 of Maine, by David Barker,

47

42. The Double Desertion, an Incident of the War, 64. Song for our Soldiers, by Alice Cary,

47

by H. D. Atwood,

31 | 65. Call for True Men, by Robert Lowell..

47

43. Epitaph on a Rebel Soldier,.

32 66. The North Star, by Wa-Wa-Wanda,.

48

44. A War Hymn, by Theodore Tilton,.

34 67. To the Loyal Fair, by “Mara,".

45. Ye Ballade of Mans. Lovell,..

35 68. The Dead Soldier, by “Xaviere,”.

48

46. “God is a Union Man," by “C.,".

36 69. The Carte de Visite,...

50

47. Our Mountain Soldiers, by Marian Douglas,.. 36 70. Dirge for a Soldier, in Memory of Gen. Philip

48. Brave Boys are They,....

37 Kearny, killed September 1st, 1862, by

49. Rams, by Francis De Hass Janvier,.... 37 George H. Boker,...

50

50. Says Private Maguire, by T. B. Aldrich,. ... 37

INCIDENTS, Rumors, ETC.,....

1-50

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