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March of Gen. McClellan into Western Virginia—His Address to the Inhabitants—Surprise at Philippi—Battle at
Laurel Hill—Defeat and Surrender of the Enemy—Trans position of the Northern and Southern Armies—
Foreesbf Gen. McDowell—Advance to Contreras- Battle of Bull Run—Retreat, M


General Pope takes command of the Army of Virginia—Call of the President for more Men—Advance of Gen. Lee—
Battle of Cedar Mountain—Capture of Louisa Court House—Gen. Pope falls back—Dash on Oatlett's Station-
Further advance of the Enemy—Attack at Manassas—Attack at Bristow's Station—Battle near Manassas—Battle
at Gainesville—Battle near Bull Bun—Excitement In the Northern States—Retreat of Gen. Banks—Battle at
Chantllly—Retreat of Gen. Pope to the fortifications at Washington, 2M


of the Campaign In Virginia—Gen. McClellan crosses the Potomac—Causes of his Delay—Presses Gen.
Lee—Gen. Bumside ordered to take Command—His Orders—Gen. Lee falls back—Advance of Gen. Burnslde
toward Fredericksburg—Its Surrender Demanded—Occupied by Gen. Lee—Battle of Fredericksburg—Withdrawal
of Gen. Burnslde's Forces—Losses, 2911


Attempt to capture Washington, North Carolina—Expedition from Port Royal—Attack on Baton Rouge—Con-

teat sear Donaldsonvllle—Attack on Vicksburg—Surrender of Natchoi—Capture of Galveston—Attack on

the Federal Fleet and capture of several Vessels—Military Operations in New Mexico—Expedition to the

Indian Territory—Operations in Arkansas and Missouri—Campaign against the Northwestern Indians—Results

of the Tear, SK


Position of the Armies at the beginning of 1844—Gen. Sherman's march to Meridian—Opposing movements of the
Enemy—Gen. GUImore's movements in Florida—Battle of OlusUe—Campaign of Gen. Banks on the Bed River—
Battles—Cooperation of Gen. Steele—Its Results—Capture of Fort Pillow and slaughter of the Garrison—Unsuc-
cessful Operations in North Carolina, 4W


Desultory Operations In Virginia—General Grant appointed Lieutenant-Genersl—Reorganization of the Army of tho

Potomac—Gen. Sherman's Campaign against Atlanta—Its Plan—Battles—Manoeuvres approaching Atlanta—Its

Evacuation—Correspondence with the Authorities—Civilians sent away, fi23

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