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of, 166.

Simms, William Gilmore,
writes on the burning of
Columbia, 269-271.

Slavery, compromise on, 32 ;
Sherman s comments on, 35,
36 ; its connection with the
people of Louisiana, 45, 46.

Slocum, General H. W., enters
Atlanta, 214; commands
Sherman s left wing in the
"March to the Sea," 229,
231 ; in the Carolinas, 280-
282.

Smith, General Giles A.,
wounded on Missionary
Ridge, 153.

Smith, General G. W., Con
federate officer, 261.

Smith, General P. F., on duty
in California, 26, 27.

Smith, Mrs. G. W., receives a
friendly visit from Sherman,
261.

South Carolina, secession of
from the Union, 53, 54.

South, the, feeling in just be
fore the war, 55, 56.

Stanton, Edwin M., Secretary
of War, sends Dana to watch
Grant, 123; hears from Sher
man regarding Savannah,
250; arrives in Savannah,
262; alleged sympathy of
for the negroes. 262-264 ;
hears again from Sherman,
278; "ill conduct" of to
ward Sherman, as character
ized by Admiral Porter,
288 ; mentioned, 290 ; not a
person of "sweetness and
light," 299; repudiates
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with Joseph E. Johnston,
301-307 ; Sherman refuses
to meet him, 309, 312 ; fears
assassination, 310 ; vindic
tive spirit of toward Sher
man, 313; death of, and
Sherman s reconciliation
with, 313 ; controversy with
Andrew Johnson, 316, 317,
319.

Steele, General, at the capture
of Fort Hindman, 114.

Stephens, Alexander H.,
elected Vice-President of
the Confederacy, 52 ; as a
"Peace Commissioner,
288.

Stoneman, General George,
unsuccessful attempt of to
make a raid on Anderaon-
ville, 204, 205; serves as
Governor of California, 205.

TAFT, JUDGE, as an admirer
of Sherman, 325.

Taylor, Zachary, as President
of the United States, 17 ;
receives Sherman, 27; at
tends Sherman s wedding,
28; death of, 28, 33; re
ferred to by Sherman, 320.

Tecumseh, Indian chief, after
whom Sherman was named,
16.

Tennessee, Army of the, when
under General McPherson,
163.

Tennyson, Lord, ode of on the
death of Wellington quoted,
333.

Terry, General A. H., assists
in the campaign of the Car-
olinas, 266; captures Wil
mington, 275 ; is joined by
Sherman, 282.



Thomas, General George H.,
a classmate of Sherman s at
West Point, 17 ; thinks the
war will be short, 68; en
counters Bragg, 145 ; cour
age and steadiness, 146 ;
replaces Rosecraus, 148 ;
welcomes Sherman at Chat
tanooga, 151 ; in the battles
of Lookout Mountain, Chat
tanooga and Missionary
Ridge, 152, 153, 155-157;
with the Army of the Cum
berland, 163 ; moves on the
Atlanta campaign, 167 ;
elaborate " headquarters
camp" of, 167, 168; work
ing to the southward, 171,
175, 176, 180; in position
outside Atlanta, 194 ; ob
jects to the promotion of
Logan, 199; accused of be
ing jealous of Hooker, 200 ;
delight of at the evacuation
of Atlanta, 208; sent to
Nashville, 226, 228; pre
pares to repulse Hood, 246 ;
defeats Hood, 247, 248;
complimented by Lincoln,
256.

Thorndike, Rachel Sherman
(daughter of General Sher
man), referred to, 59, 60,
315 ; her excellent editing of
the Sherman Letters,
324.

Turner, see Lucas, Turner &
Co.

Tyler, General Daniel, in the
Bull Run movements, 69,
74.

VANCE, GOVERNOR, Lincoln s

message for, 287.
Van Dorn, General Earl, re-



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enforces Beauregard at Cor
inth, 100, 101 ; receives a
courtesy from Sherman, 106,
107 ; captures Holly Springs,
110.

Van Vliet, Stewart, a class
mate of Sherman s at West
Point, 17.

Vicksburg, operations con
nected with, 108-134.

Von Moltke, General, mention
of in Sherman s testimony
before the Mixed Commis
sion, 273.

WALCUTT, COLONEL, in the
Missionary Ridge actions,
154.

Wallace, General Lewis, ar
rives at Shiloh, 91, 95.

War, characterized as "cru
elty " by Sherman, 11, 219,
220.

Washington, Booker T., men
tioned, 235.

Washington, George, Lee
compared with, 106; men
tioned, 160 ; Johnston com
pared with, 185.

Webster, Daniel, present at
General Sherman s wedding,
28 ; destined to be Secretary
of State, 29 ; his speech on
the Omnibus Bill, 30-32.



Wellington, Duke of, life in
London compared with
Sherman s life in New
York, 330; Lord Tenny
son s ode upon, 333.

Wheeler, General Joseph, har
asses Sherman with his cav
alry, 223, 248; did not
"massacre" negroes, 264,
265 ; cavalry division of re
duced by fighting, 267.

Williams, General A. S.,
commands the Twentieth
Corps in the "March to the
Sea," 229.

Wilson, General J. H., as
signed to checkmate cavalry
raids, 228.

Wood, General Thomas J.,
present at interview be
tween Sherman and Simon
Cameron, 82.



YOUNG, JOHN R., describes
General Sherman s life in
New York, 330 ; speaks of
the affectionate relations be
tween Grant, Sherman and
Sheridan, 331 ; speaks of
Sherman s kindness, after
the war, to Southern men,
332.



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