some cruelties of war, 37; meets
many friends, 38; e.xitresses some
Wheat, Colonel Robert: gives his
time and money to the Cuban
cause, 287; wounded, 287.
Whetstone, Orderly Sergt. William:
Whittaker, Major: mortally wound-
White. F(xleral general, erstwhile
Chicago tailor, up against a cut-
ting proposition, 80.
Wigfall. Private: killetl. 207.
Wigfall, Captain : first in Fort Sum-
ter to receive its surrender, 202.
Wilkinson, Mr., Yankee historian:
heard Grant's order to charge
given at Second Cold Harbor, and
saw it disobeyed, ^50.
Willis, Mrs. : and the Yankees, 216.
Willis, Colonel: specially mentioned.
Williams. Col. Sol: killed at P>randy
Station. 147. 2.j8.
Willingham. Private: killed. 207.
Wilson, Colonel : specially men-
Withington : captain of the Wash-
ington Light Infantry, 275.
Woodward, Major Tom: cheers up
refugees from Columbia with
music, coffee and biscuits. 20.
Woo<l. Captain: takes part in gal-
lant little ei)is(Mle. 150.
Wo(Kls â€” : killed. 220.
Women of the War: an appeal to,
15; President Davis pays beauti-
ful tribute to, 10; monument to be
erected to, 17 ; inscription to grace
monument to, 18.
"Women: act as pallbearers, 47; of
the South civilizers and mission-
aries of African slaves, 48 ; of
Maryland sing "Dixie" and "Bon-
nie Blue Flag," 83.
Worth, General, Mexican war vet-
eran : offered millions of dollars
to raise an army for Cuban lib-
erty, 285 ; won over by A. J. Gon-
zales, 285 ; receives assurance of
Cuba's ability to pay, 286; pre-
vented from executing plans by
being put in command of the De-
partment of Texas, where he died,
28(>; Cubans withdrew offer after
death of, 286.
Young, Colonel : wounded, 86, 190.