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CHAPTER X. MANASSAS EVACUATED
News of the Evacuation of Manassas. Johnston Es-
pects an Attack. Rebels Uncertain About McClellan's
Movements. The March to Manassas. Quaker Guns.
McClellan Removed from Chief Command. The Coun-
cil at Fairfax Court House. Its Plan Approved by
Lincoln. The Army Moved to Fort Monroe. The
Protection of Washington. McDowell's Corps Ordered
CHAPTER XI. FORT DONELSON
Confederate Council of War at Bowling Green. John-
ston Resolves“ To Fight for Nashville at Donelson.”
Fort Donelson reënforced. Views of Union Com-
manders on the Tennessee Movement. McClellan
Suggests a Combined Movement to Halleck and Buell.
Nashville Evacuated. Grant Invests Fort Donelson.
Foote's Gunboat Attack. Conference Between Grant
and Foote. Pillow and Buckner Attempt a Sortie.
Council of Confederate Commanders. Escape of Floyd
and Pillow. Buckner Proposes an Armistice. Grant
Demands “Unconditional Surrender.” Surrender of
Fort Donelson. Grant Appointed Major-General.
Halleck Asks Command in the West
CHAPTER XII. COMPENSATED ABOLISHMENT
Lincoln's Annual Message. The Subject of Slavery.
Lincoln's Letter to Bancroft. Plan of Compensated
Emancipation for Delaware. Special Message of March
6. Letters to Raymond and McDougall. Lincoln's First
Interview with the Border State Representatives.
Conkling Offers Lincoln's Joint Resolution. The Joint
Resolution Passed by Congress. Compensated Eman-
cipation in the District of Columbia. Appropriation
CHAPTER XIII. “ MONITOR” AND “MERRIMAC"
The Merrimac Raised and Iron-clad. Ericsson and his
Monitor. Council of War at the White House. Fox
Sent to Fort Monroe. Appearance of the Merrimac.
She Rams and Sinks the Cumberland. The Congress
Shelled and Burned. An Excited Meeting at the White
House. Duel Between the Monitor and Merrimac. Re-
treat of the Merrimac. Lincoln's Orders to the Monitor.
Lincoln, Stanton, and Chase Visit Fort Monroe. The
Advance to Norfolk. Norfolk Occupied. The Merri-
CHAPTER XIV. ROANOKE ISLAND
The Situation of Roanoke Island. Burnside's Coast
Division. Expedition Against Roanoke Island. Burn-
side Assigned to Command. Goldsborough Commands
the Fleet. The Voyage to Hatteras. The Capture of
Roanoke Island. Wise's Summary of the Confederate
Loss. Destruction of the Rebel Fleet. Capture of
Elizabeth City. Capture of New Berne. Capture of
Fort Macon and Beaufort. General Gilmore Captures
Fort Pulaski. Du Pont and Wright Occupy the
Florida Coast .
CHAPTER XV. FARRAGUT'S VICTORY
Origin of Farragut's Expedition. The Situation of
New Orleans. Forts St. Philip and Jackson. The
Council of War. Farragut Selected as Commander.
The Union Fleet, Flotilla, and Army. The Rebel
Forts, Defenses, and Gunboats. Bombardment by the
Mortar Flotilla. The Passage of the Forts. The Hart-
ford on Fire. The Fleet at New Orleans. Lovell
Evacuates the City. The Surrender of New Orleans.
Mumford Tears Down the Union Flag. The Flag Again
Raised by Farragut. The Landing of Butler's Troops
at Quarantine. Mutiny in Fort Jackson. Surrender
of the Forts
CHAPTER XVI. NEW ORLEANS
Forts Jackson and St. Philip Occupied. General
Butler Occupies New Orleans. The City Supplied with
Food. Martial Law Established. Rebel Criticisms of
Butler. Jefferson Davis's Proclamation of Outlawry.
Arrest, Trial, and Execution of Mumford. Popular
Manifestations of Disloyalty. Butler's
Order." Censures of Palmerston and“ Punch.” Butler's
Farewell Address. Efficiency of His Military Govern-
ment. Assessments and Charities. The Public Health.
Quarantine and Yellow Fever. Rebel Contumacy and
CHAPTER XVII. PEA RIDGE AND ISLAND No. 10
Curtis's Midwinter Campaign. Price Retreats from
Springfield. Curtis's Congratulatory Order. Halleck
Directs him to Hold his Position. Van Dorn Sent to
Command Confederate Armies in Arkansas. Proposes
a Campaign Against St. Louis. Curtis Retires to
Sugar Creek. Battle of Pea Ridge. McCulloch and
McIntosh Killed. Defeat of the Confederates. Island
No. 10 and its Defenses. Pope's Campaign. New
Madrid Evacuated. Foote and his Gunboats at Island
No. 10. The Canal. The Gunboats Run the Batteries.
Surrender of Island No. 10. Pope's Army Ordered to
Pittsburg Landing. Foote Relinquishes Command of
the Union Gunboats
CHAPTER XVIII. THE SHILOH CAMPAIGN
Halleck Asks for Command in the West. Receives
McClellan's Refusal. Lincoln Decides Against any
Present Change. Nashville Occupied. The Tennessee
River Expedition. Halleck's Censure of Grant. Hal-
leck Placed in Command of the Three Western Depart-
ments. The Concentration at Pittsburg Landing. The
Junction of Johnston and Beauregard at Corinth.
Confederate Plan of Attack. Situation of the Battle-
field. The Positions of Division Commanders. Battle
of Pittsburg Landing, Sunday, April 6, 1862. Death
of Albert Sidney Johnston. Capture of Prentiss.
W. H. L. Wallace Mortally Wounded. The Situation
at Sundown. Arrival of Buell and his Army on the
Battlefield. The Battle of Monday, April 7. Retreat
of the Confederates
CHAPTER XIX. HALLECK'S CORINTH CAMPAIGN
Pope and his Army at Shiloh. Halleck Arrives and
Takes General Command. Beauregard's force at
Corinth. Halleck Moves on Corinth “ With Pick and
Shovel.” News of Farragut's Victory. Lincoln's
Letter to Halleck. Beauregard Evacuates Corinth.
Ellet's Ram Fleet. River Battle at Memphis. Cap-
ture of Memphis. Farragut at Vicksburg. He Re-
turns to New Orleans. Reascends the Mississippi to
Vicksburg. Passes the Batteries. Farragut Descends
the River to New Orleans. Buell's Advance Towards
Chattanooga. Lincoln's Telegrams to Halleck. Hal-
leck Appointed General-in-Chief .
CHAPTER XX. YORKTOWN
McClellan's Arrival on the Peninsula. His Force.
Magruder's Force and Dispositions. McClellan's First
Plan Given Up. His Complaint Against the Navy and
the Government. Why a Portion of McDowell's Corps
Was Retained Before Washington. A Letter from the
President Urging Action. Franklin's Division Sent to
McClellan, from McDowell. No Use Made of it. Mc-
Clellan's Inexplicable Delay at Yorktown. Testimony
of Officers on Both Sides. Affair of Lee's Mills. Mc-
Clellan's Attitude Towards the Government. John-
ston's Preparations to Leave Yorktown. “Is Anything
to be Done?” The Evacuation
CHAPTER XXI. FROM WILLIAMSBURG TO FAIR OAKS
The Pursuit of Johnston. The Battle of Williamsburg.
McClellan's Agitation. Johnston Retires to Richmond.
McClellan calls for Reënforcements. Letter from the
President About Corps Commanders. McClellan Claims
that the Enemy are Double his Numbers. McDowell
Ordered to Join Him. His Claim that these Orders
Kept Him on the Chickahominy. Refuted by Generals
Webb and Fry. Battle of Hanover Court House.
Johnston Resolves to Attack. Battle of Fair Oaks, or
CHAPTER XXII. STONEWALL JACKSON'S VALLEY
Thomas Jonathan Jackson. His Early Life and Edu- cation. His Eccentricities. His Religious Fervor.
His Self-consciousness. His Treatment of his Slaves.
His Love of Fighting and Hatred of “the Enemy."
His Defeat at Kernstown. His Second Campaign in
the Shenandoah. Lincoln's Account of Banks's De-
feat. Jackson Marches to the Potomac. His Retreat
up the Valley. The President Orders McDowell and
Frémont to Join at Strasburg. McDowell Arrives at
the Rendezvous in Time. Frémont's Round-about
March. Jackson Makes Good his Retreat. Defeats
Frémont and Shields at Cross Keys and Port Re-
CHAPTER XXIII. THE SEVEN DAYS' BATTLES
The Government Sends Large Reënforcements to Mc-
Clellan. McDowell's Second Division Goes to him
Under McCall. Weather Favorable ; but McClellan
Does Not Move. J. E. B. Stuart Rides Around the
Army of the Potomac. McClellan Calls for More Troops.
Lee Resolves to Attack. Union and Confederate
Forces. Lee's Plan of Battle. Confederates Defeated
at Beaver Dam, but McClellan Orders Porter to With-
draw to Gaines's Mill. Battle of Gaines's Mill, or the
Chickahominy. McClellan Withdraws his Army from
the Chickahominy, and Changes his Base to the James.
Battles at Savage's Station, Glendale, and Defeat of
the Confederates at Malvern Hill. McClellan Once
More Retires to Harrison's Landing
CHAPTER XXIV. HARRISON'S LANDING
McClellan's Extraordinary Dispatch from Savage's
Station. The Reason why he was not Called to Ac-
count for it. The President Replies to his Dispatches.
Reënforcements Sent to McClellan. His Letter from
Harrison's Landing. The Beginning of his Political
Career. His Censorious Letters. General Sherman's
Opinion of Them. The President Visits the Army at
Harrison's Landing. Correspondence About Ab-
sentees. Halleck Sent to Harrison's Landing. It is
Resolved to Withdraw the Army of the Potomac from
the James. McClellan Protests and Asks for Reënforce-
ments. His Delay in Obeying his Orders