THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY IN THE CIVIL WAR

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His military incapacity
33
Affairs in Kentucky attempt to preserve an attitude
39
He seizes Paducah importance of the moverdent
45
Comments on the Belmont affair 4951
49
He destroys Zollicoffers force at Mill Spring 55 Grant captures Fort Henry
56
Its commanders Floyd Pillow and Buckner 58 Grant mores upon Fort Donelson and invests it 58 59 Artillery battle between fort and gunboats
60
It completely shattered the first Confederate line of defence 65 Hallecks injustice toward Grant 6669
66
THE CAPTURE OF NEW ORLEANS
69
Opinion of the Count of Paris
72
Grant was not expecting any attack on Sunday morning
77
Glorious stand of Prentiss in the Hornets Nest supported by Hurlbut and William Wallace
84
Difference of opinion between Bragg and Beauregard
88
Arrival of Crittenden and McCook
94
Shermans humorous explanation
99
The second Confederate line of defence
101
Surrender of the garrison results of the victory
106
Military importance of New Orleans
112
Forts Jackson and St Philip
118
Farraguts flagship in danger
125
The notorious woman order Beast Butler 131132
131
Naval battle at Memphis
137
Military and political importance of Chattanooga 142 143 Mitchels brilliant raid in Alabama
143
Bragg is emulous of Lee and prepares the way by great cavalry raids
149
Rosecrans defeats Van Dorn at Corinth
155
The battlefield of Stone river or Murfreesboro and
161
Stone River December 31 1862 morning
162
Faulty position of the Union right wing 165
165
Thomas stands invincible while Rosecrans forms a new battle
171
Stone River December 31 1862 evening
172
Results of the days fighting
175
The bluffs
181
The great southward movement to Bruinsbnrg 227
227
Grants sublime audacity he cuts loose from his communi
233
Fifth victory at Big Black river
239
A marvellous campaign
241
The turning point of the Civil War
247
Their diligence in the destruction of railroads
253
Roseerans slowly concentrates his forces McCooks delay
260
In moving over the mountains Rosecrans greatly extends his front
261
Chiekamauga September 19 1863
266
Arrival of Longstreet with his corps
267
Morning of the second day the fatal order
270
The Rock of Chickamanga
275
Bragg seizes Lookout Mountain and Missionary Ridge
281
Jefferson Davis utters a prophecy from Pulpit Rock 286 Grant arrives at Chattanooga
287
Environs of Chattanooga OctoberNovember 1863
288
Hooker occupies Lookout valley and repels a midnight
291
Bragg sends Longstreet into eastern Tennessee to crush
293
Thomas captures Orchard Knob and the adjacent hills
300
Hooker follows storming of the mountain the battle above the clouds
306
Without orders they continue the charge up the slope of Mis
312
Greatness of the Union victory
314
In his first Virginia campaign he was outgeneralled by Lee
320
Campaigns of Sherman and Thomas in 1864
326
Johnston having been slowly pushed back upon Atlanta
327
Hood assumes the offensive and strikes at Shermans com
331
Hood crosses the Tennessee river at Florence and marches
337
Further retreat upon Nashville ordered by Thomas
341
Why Thomas was not ready to attack Hood 345 346 Grants impatience
347
Position of Hoods army
351
Significance of the battle 100
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