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BEING FOR THE MOST PART CONTRIBUTIONS
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BASED UPON "THE CENTURY WAR SERIES."
EDITED BY ROBERT UNDERWOOD JOHNSON
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CONTENTS OF VOLUME FOUR.J

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FRONTISPIECE, '' WITH FATE AGAINST THEM." By Gilbert Gaul VI

LIST OF MAPS XVIII

LIST OF ARTISTS XIX

LIST OF DRAUGHTSMEN XIX

LIST OF ENGRAVERS XIX

EDITORS' NOTE XX

INDEX TO THE FOUR VOLUMES 769

CHARLESTON.

THE DEFENSE OF CHARLESTON GENERAL G. T. BEAUREGARD 1

ILLU8TRATIOK8 : On the Union Picket Line — Relleylng Piokets ( W. Taber) — Map of CharleBtou Harbor
and Vicinity (Jacob FW2«; — Map of the Bouth Carolina Coast (Jacob We^^ —Castle Pinckney, Charleston
Harbor, from sketch by B. K. Bneden (C. A, Vanderhoof) — Interior of Fort Putnam and South-east Angle
of the Confederate Fort Marshall, from Brady photos. (J. O. Davidson) — Colonel D. B. Harris, C. 8. A.,
from photo, lent by M^or John Johnson— The Monitor '* Weehawken,*' and Effect of the Shot from
Fort Sumter on the Plating and Smoke-stack of the " Weehawken ** (Xanthtit i9mi/A; — Charleston
under Fire (Theo, R, Davisj— The First Breach in Fort Sumter, from Cook photo.— "The Battery,"
Charleston (J, Well* Ohampney) — General Qulncy A. OiUmore, from Brady photo.

THE CONFEDERATE DEFENSE OF FORT SUMTER ..MAJOR JOHN JOHNSON 23

Illustration : Captain Thomas A. Huguenin In the Headquarters-room, Fort Sumter, from sketch
lent by Captain Huguenin (E. J, Meeker).

MINOR OPERATIONS OF THE SOUTH AT- ( oor^rcccr^D tJAjnc o^iccna cri/ rv «^

LANTIC SQUADRON UNDER DU PONT. ] P^^OFESSOR JAMES RUSSELL SO LEY . 27

Illustrations : The Union Tug " Plato " (with Torpedo Rake at the bow) in the Stono River, near
Charleston, from sketch by Horatio L. Wait (E. J. Meeker)— The Monitor *'Montauk" destroying the
Confederate Privateer "Nashville " near Fort McAllister, Ogeechee River, Georgia (J, O, Davidson),

THE EARLY MONITORS CAPTAIN JOHN ERICSSON 30

Illustrations: Interior View of the Turret of a Sea-going Monitor, from litho. lent by Capt Erics-
son—Section of the Hull of a Sea-going Monitor, from plan lent by Capt. Ericsson.

DU FONT'S ATTACK AT CHARLESTON REAR-ADMIRAL C. R, P. RODGERS. . . 32

Illustrations : The Monitor " Montauk " beached for Repairs (J. O. Davidson) — Map of the Blockade
of Confederate Ports C«/ia<x>fr TTe^; — Reai^ Admiral C. R. P. Rodgers, from Brady photo.— Bombard-
ment of Fort Sumter and Adjacent Forts by the Union Fleet, April 7th, 1868 (J, O, Davidson) — Rear-
Admlral D. M. Fairfax, from photo.— The Monitor ** Weehawken " capturing the Confederate Iron-dad
Ram "Atlanta'* (J, O. Daeidfon;- Rear- Admiral Daniel Ammen, from photo.— Rear-Admiral J. A.
Dahlgren, from photo, lent by Horatio L. Walt.

THE BOAT ATTACK ON SUMTER REAR-ADMIRAL THOS, H. STEVENS. . 47

Illustration : The Boat Attack on Fort Sumter (J. O. Davidson),

THE SOUTH ATLANTIC BLOCKADING SQUADRON 51

THE ARMY BEFORE CHARLESTON IN 1863 GENERAL QUINCY A. GILLMORE 52

Illustrations: Thirty-pounder Parrott Rifles In Battery Hays, from photo, lent by Colonel W. H.
Stryker (W. Taber)— T^he Night Assault on Battery Wagner (J. O. Davidson) — Colonel Robert G. Shaw,
from photo, lent by Mrs. Charles Russell Lowell — The Marsh Battery after the Explosion of the ** Swamp
Angel,*' from photo, lent by Colonel W. 8. Stryker (W. Taber) — Brevet Brigadier-General E. W. Serrell,
from photo, lent by Colonel W. 8. Stryker (V, Oribayedoff) — The Marsh Battery armed with Mortars,
after the Explosion of the "Swamp Angel," from sketch by Horatio L. Wait (E. J. Meeker).

THE "SWAMP ANGEL" COLONEL IVILLIAM S, STRYKER 72

Illustrations : The "Swamp Angel" in position (Theo. R. Davis) — The "Swamp Angel" mounted as
a Monument, in Trenton, New Jersey (Theo. R. Davis).

THE OPPOSING LAND FORCES AT CHARLESTON 74



i In order to save much repetition, particular credit is here given to the Massachusetts Commandery of the
Loyal Legion, to Colonel Arnold A. Rand, General Albert Ordway, and Charles B. Hall for the use of photographs
and drawings. War-time photographers, whose work is of the greatest historical value and has been freely drawn
upon in the preparation of the illustrations, are M. B. Brady, Alexander Gardner, and Captain A. J. Russell in the
Nortb; and D. H. Anderson of Richmond, Ya., and George S. Cook of Charleston, S. C— the latter, since the war,
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X CONTENTS OF yOLUME FOUR.

OLUSTEE.

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THE BATTLE OF OLUSTEE, OR OCEAN POND GENERAL SAMUEL JONES 76

THE BATTLE OF OLUSTEE, FLORIDA GENERAL JOSEPH R. HAfVLEY 79

OPERATIONS AFTER GETTYSBURG.

FROM GETTYSBURG TO THE COMING OF GRANT . . GENERAL MARTIN T. MCMAHON 81

Illustrations : Provost Guard at the Headquarters of the Army of the Potomac (li4th Ponna. Infantry),
from Gardner photo. (W, TaberJ—Fort Ramsey, Upton's Hill, Virginia^ and View of Aldle Gap, from
sketches by R. K. Suedeu (C, A, Vander hoof ) — Ma,p of Northern Virginia (Jacob Wells) — On. the Road
to Warrenton (Edwin Forbes) —Wtucreuton Junction, from sketch by R. K. Sneden (C, A, Vander-
hoof) —Army Forge, Brandy Station, from Gardner photo. (W, 7a&«r^ — Campof the Military Telegraph
Ck>rp8, Brandy Station, from Gardner photo. (Tho$, Hogan)—lAw^ of the Field of Operations of Novem-
ber, 1863 (Jacob Wells) —1. ''The Shebang,** Quarters of the United States Sanitary Ck>mmission —
a. General Post-Offlce, Army of Potomac, December, 1863, at Brandy Station, from Gardner photos. (J, D.
Wooeftrard^— M^or-Geueral John Sedgwick, from Brady photo.— Fugitive Negroes at the Rapidan,
from Gardner photo. (W, Tdber).

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Illustration : Camp of the I8th Pennsylvania Cavalry, Ki]patrick*s Division, on the Union Left, be-
tween the Rappahannock and the Rapidan (February or March, 1864), from Gardner photo. (W, Tdber).

THE WILDERNESS CAMPAIGN.

PREPARING FOR THE CAMPAIGNS OF '64 GENERAL ULYSSES 5. GRANT 97

Illustrations : Headquarters of the Army of the Potomac at Brandy Station, from Gardner photo.
(E. J: Jfeefcer; — Headquarters Flag, Army of the Potomac (A. R, Fawd;— Bealton Station and Brandy
Station, Orange and Alexandria Railway, from sketches by R. K. Sneden ^C A. FatuferAoo/) — General
Meade*s Headquarters at Culpeper, from photo, lent by W. H. Whiton (C.A, Vanderhoof) — M^or-General
George G. Meade, from Brady photo, lent by Colonel George Meade— General U. S. Grant, from Brady
photo.— Brevet M^or-General M. C. Meigs, Quartermaster-General, U.S. A., from Brady photo.— General
W. T. Sherman, from photo, by Geo. M. Bell— General P. H. Sheridan, from photo, by C. D. Mosher-^
Fac-simile of Lincoln's God-speed to Grant— M^or-Genoral A. A. Humphreys, from Anthony photo.

FROM THE WILDERNESS TO COLD HARBOR GENERAL E. M, LAIV 118

Illustrations: Watering Horses In the Rapidan, from sketch by C. W. Reed <W, IVifter; — Union
Troops crossing the Rapidan at Germanna Ford (Edwin Forbes)— ^a.p at the Field of the Wilderness—
Brevet Mi^or-General Alexander S. Webb, from Brady photo.— Confederate Line waiting Orders in the
Wilderness ( W. L. Sheppard) — Capture of a part of the burning Union Breastworks on the Brock Road on
the afternoon of May 6th (A. R, WatM^^ — Brigadier-General Micah Jenkins, C. S. A., from a tintype —
Breastworks of Hancock's Corps on the Brock Road on the morning of May 7th (Edwin Forbes) —
MoCooPs Farm-house within the "Bloody Angle," Spotsylvania, from photo. (Harry JWin; — McCoors
House in 1884 (Joseph Pennell) — Map of the field of Spotsylvania — Spotsylvania Court House and Spot-
sylvania Tavern, from photos. rlT. rafter; — Four views of Confederate Intrenchmeuts at Spotsylvania,
from photos. (J. D. Woodward) — Confederate Trenches at Chesterfield Bridge on the Korth Anna, from
Gardner photo. (A, C, Redwood) — M&p of the North Anna— Jericho Mills— Union Engineer Corps at
work, from Gardner photo. (Harry Fenn^— The Pennsylvania Reserves resisting a Confederate attack
near the Bethesda Church, June 2d (Edwin JV>r6«; — Map of Cold Harbor — The Tavern at New Cold
Harbor (W, L. Sheppard) — ^xtremet Right of the Confederate Line, Cold Harbor, from Gardner photo.
(J, D. Woodward) — A Rabbit in a Confederate Camp ( W. i. Sheppard),

GENERAL GRANT ON THE WILDERNESS CAMPAIGN (EXTRACT FROM HIS REPORTS

DATED JULY 22d, 1865) P*^

Illustrations : Second Day of the Battle of the Wilderness (Edwin Forbes) — General Grant whittling
during the Battle of the Wilderness (C. W, Reed) — Todd*» Tavern in war-time, from photo. (J. J). Wood-
ward) —The Wilderness Tavern in 1884, from photo. (W, Taber) — Brass Coehoms in use at Cold Harbor
(A. R. irau</> — Mansion and Grounds on Marye's Hill, Fredericksburg, from photo, lent by W. H.
Whiton (W. Taber) — General Grant and Staff at Bethesda Church, from Gardner photo. (W. Taber).

THROUGH THE WILDERNESS GENERAL ALEXANDER S. IVEBB 152

Illustrations : Up-hill Work ( W. Taber) — Map of the Relative Positions of Forces, Morning and Even-
ing, May 4th, 1864— Todd*s Tavern in 1884 (Joseph Pennell) — Map of the Wilderness, May 6th, 1864 —Throw-
ing up Breastworks in the Wilderness (A, R. Fawtf;- Map of the Wilderness, May 6th, 1864— Brigadier-
General James S. Wadsworth, from Brady photo.— Distributing Ammunition under Fire to Warren's Fifth
Corps, May 6th (A. R. IfaMd; — The Burning Woods, May 6th — Rescuing the Wounded (A. R. Waud) —
View from near the Wilderness Tavern looking toward the Battle-field, 2 p. m.. May 7th (Edwin Forbes) —
Out of the Wilderness, Sunday Morning, May 8th — The March to Spotsylvania (Edtcin Forbes) — Outline
Map of Lee's positions in the Wilderness and at Spotsylvania (Major Jed, Hotehkiss) — Map of the Relative



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POBitions of the Opposing Corps at BpotaylvanJa — MivJor-General John M. Jones, C. 8. A., from Anderson-
Cook photo.— Mfv)or-General John C. Robinson, from Brady photo.— General Bumside's Headquarters at
Bethel Church, May 22d, 1884, from Gardner photo. ( W, Tabtr),

HAND-TO-HAND FIGHTING AT SPOTSYLVANIA G. NORTON GALLOlV/iY 170

IIXC6TB4TIONS: BtruggUng for the Works at the "Bloody Angle*' (W, T. IVe^o; — Upton*« Brigade at
the " Bloody Angle,** from sketch by G. N. Galloway (F, H, Schell) — Brevet M^or-General Emory Upton,
from Brady photo.— Union Hospital at Alsop's Farm-house near the Brook road, from Gardner photo.
f W. Taber),

THE DEATH OF GENERAL JOHN SEDGWICK GENERAL MARTIN T AfCMAHON ... .175

MCALLISTER'S BRIGADE AT THE ** BLOODY i ^X7x/rz>^/ ur^ono-r Kjcjiitc-rno

,^,^, ^ „ > . . . . GENERAL ROBERT MCALLISTER 176

ANGLE )

ILX.U8TBATION : Center of the Union position at Spotsylvania, May 10th, 1864 (Edwin Forbes),

EDWARDS'S BRIGADE AT THE '* BLOODY ANGLE " . JAMES L. BOIVEN 177

iLLueTBATiON : General Grant reconnoitering the Confederate position at Spotsylvania Court House
(C. W, Beed).

THE OPPOSING FORCES AT THE BEGINNING OF GRANT'S CAMPAIGN AGAINST RICHMOND . . 179
Illustration: Beating the Long Roll (Winslow Homer),

THE OPPOSING FORCES AT COLD HARBOR, JUNE ist, 1864 185

SHERIDAN'S RICHMOND RAID GENERAL THEO. F. RODENBOUGH . . 188

ILLUSTRATIONB : Uuhorsod Troopers retiring from Sheridan's Raid (Winslow Hbmer^— MivJor-General
George A. Custer, from Gardner photo.— Map of the Kllpatrlck-Dahlgren Raid, of Sheridan's Richmond
Raid, and of Sheridan's Trevilian Raid (Jacob Well*) — Portrait group of General P. H. Sheridan, General
D. MoM. Gregg, General A. T. A. Torbert, General James H. Wilson, General Henry E. Davies, Jr.. and
General Wesley Merrltt, from Gardner photo.

THE DEATH OF GENERAL J. E. B. STUART { ^^'IZ'cAVALRy '^'"''™''"^. ] ''^

Illustration : M%)or-General Fitzhugh Lee, C. S. A., from Anderson-Cook photo.

THE DEFENSE OF DREWRY'S BLUFF GENERAL G. T. BEAUREGARD 195

Illustrations : Looking for a Friend ( W. Taber) — Map of Operations at Drewry's Bluff, Bermuda
Hundred, and Deep Bottom in 1864 (Jacob We/te;— M^or-General B. F. Hoke, C. S. A., from photo.—
Confederate RoU-CaU (A. C, Bedwood),

BUTLER'S ATTACK ON DREWRY'S BLUFF GENERAL IVM. FARRAR SMITH 206

Illustrations : A Fifteen-inch Gnn, from Gardner photo. (Q, E. J7a/m;— M^or-General John A. Dix,
from photo, hy J. W. Black- Brevet Mi^Jor-General Joseph R. Hawley, from photo, by Prescott &, Gage—
Mi^or-General Godfrey Weitzel, from Anthony photo.

COLD HARBOR GENERAL MARTIN T. MCMAHON , . . .213

Illustrations: Fording the Mattapony, from sketch by C. W. Reed (W, Ta&er;- Map of Confederate
Positions at the North Anna and at Cold Harbor (Major Jed, Hotchkisg) —Map of Cold Harbor— Mfv)or-
General Francis C. Barlow, from Brady photo.— Cold Harbor, June 3d, Bomb-Proofs on the line of the
Second Corps (Edtein Forbes),

THE EIGHTEENTH CORPS AT COLD HARBOR GENERAL IVM. FARRAR SMITH 221

Illustrations : Explosion of a Bomb-shell under an Artillery Camp-fire at Cold Harbor, from sketch
by C. W. Reed (W. Ta&«r>— View of the Union Breastworks on the Cold Harbor Line, June 1st (Edwin
J\>r6«f;— Mi^r-General Horatio G. Wright, from Brady photo.

NOTES ON COLD HARBOR GEORGE GARY EGGLESTON 230

SHERIDAN'S TREVILIAN RAID GENERAL THEO. F. RODENBOUGH . . .233

Illustration: Map of the Battle of Trevilian Station (Jacob Wells),
THE CAVALRY FIGHT AT TREVILIAN STATION. ..GENERAL M, C, BUTLER 237

Illustrations: Mojor-General Thomas L. Rosser, C. S. A., from photo, lent by James Blair (WyaU
Eaton) — Waiting for his Breakfast ( Winslow Homer).

GENERAL LEE IN THE WILDERNESS CAMPAIGN . . . .COLONEL CHARLES S. TENABLE.. . .240
Illustrations: Uniform of the Maryland Guard, C. 8. A. (A. C, Redwood) — MaioT-General G. W.
C. Iie«, C. S. A., from Anderson-Cook photo.— Mi^Joi^^cii^i^I Stephen D. Ramseur, C. S. A., from photo.
— Mijor-General Edward Johnson, C. S. A., from photo.— Brigadier-General George H. Steuart, C. S. A.,
from Anderson-Cook photo.— A Call for Re^'nforcements, Fao-simile of a Dispatch from General Lee to
General Beauregard— View of Belle Plain, Potomac Creek, a Union Base of Supplies, in May, 1864, from
photo, lent by W. H. Whiton (C. A, Vandtrhoof),

ATLANTA.

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Illustrations : A Shell at Headquarters ( W. Taber) — Map of the Atlanta Campaign — General William
T. Sherman at Atlanta, from photo.— Ration Day at Chattanooga in 1864 (Theo, B, Davis)— The ** Calico



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House/' Gtoneml Sherman's First Headquarters in Atlanta, from photo, lent by Miss Orella Key Bell
(W, Taber).

OPPOSING SHERMAN ^S ADVANCE TO ATLANTA. ..GENERAL JOSEPH E. JOHNSTON 260

Illustrations: Buzzard-Roost Gap (Theo. B. Davis)— The Battle of Resaca, Ga., May Uth, 1864, and
Confederates dragging Guns up Kenesaw Mountain, from " The Mountain Campaigns in Georgia " — Gen-
eral Sherman and General Thomas during the assault at Kenesaw Mountain, June 27th, 1864 (Ttieo, B,
Davis) — General John B. Hood, C. S. A., from Anderson-Cook photo.

THE OPENING OF THE ATLANTA CAMPAIGN COLONEL IV, C. P. BRECKINRIDGE. . .277

Illustration : Part of the Confederate Intrenohments at Resaca, from photo, by G. N. Barnard (C, A,
Yanderhoof).

THE CONFEDERATE STRENGTH IN THE ATLANTA

CAMPAIGN

ILI^USTRATION : Confederate Defenses at the Bridge over the Etowah, from photo, by G. N. Barnard
(E. J. Meeker),

THE OPPOSING FORCES IN THE ATLANTA CAMPAIGN 284

THE STRUGGLE FOR ATLANTA GENERAL OLIVER O. HOIVARD 293

Illustrations: Saving a Gun (W, Ta6«r> — Map of the Region from Chattanooga to Calhoun — Major-
General John M. Palmer, from ambrotype lent by his son — Part of the Battle-field of Resaca, from photo,
by G. N. Barnard (E. J, Meeker) — 'Extceme left (view looking South) of the Confederate Lines at Resaca,
from photo, by G. N. Barnard ( W. Taber) — Map of the Region from Resaca to Vanwert — Brevet Brigadier-
General BeuJamin Harrison, from photo, lent by Mrs. BeuJamin Harrison— M^or-General E. C. Walthall,
C. S. A., from photo.— Map of the Region from Rome to Marietta, Ga.— Major-General Jacob D. Cox, from
photo.— Confederate Intrenohments near New Hope Church, from Brady photo. (E, J, Meeker) — VixXoix
Earth-works in front of Big and Little Kenesaw, and Confederate Works on the South Bank of the Chat-
tahoochee, from photos, by G. N. Barnard (C. A. Vand€rhoo/) — 'M.SLp of the Siege of Atlanta— General
Sherman's Headquarters at the Howard House in front of Atlanta (Theo, R. Davis) — Sprague's Brigade
Protecting the Wagon Trains of Sherman's Army at Decatur, Ga., July 22d, 1864 (Theo, R, 2)avte> -Scene
of General McPherson's Death, on the Battle-field of July 22d, 18C4, from Brady photos. (E. J. Meeker) —
M%)or-General James B. McPherson, from Brady photo.— Battle of Atlanta, July 22d, 1864 — The Contest
on Bald Hill, Fourth Division, Fifteenth Corps in the Foreground, from the Panorama of Atlanta —
Mf^or-Geueral John A. Logan, from Brady photo.— The Battle of Ezra Church, July 28th, 1864 (TJieo, R.
Davis) — M^or-General John M. Corse, who *' held the fort " at Allatooua, from photo.— Allatoona Pass,
looking North, from photo, by G. N. Barnard (W. Taber)— The Battle of Allatoona, October 6th, 1864 (from
"The Mountain Campaigns in Georgia **)— Brevet M^Jor-General Truman E. G. Ransom, from photo, lent
by Norman Williams.

HOOD'S SECOND SORTIE AT ATLANTA MAJOR IV. H, CHAMBERLIN 326

Illustrations : The Battle of Atlanta, July 22d, (James E. Taylor) — Recapture from the Confederates
of De Giess's Battery (two cuts), from the Panorama of Atlanta.

THE GEORGIA MILITIA ABOUT ATLANTA GENERAL GUSTAVUS W, SMITH . . . .331

THE DEFENSE OF ATLANTA GENERAL JOHN B, HOOD 336

Illustrations : View of the Battle of Peach Tree Creek from General Hooker's Position (Theo, R,
l>airi«> — Lieutenant-General Alex. P. Stewart, C. 8. A., from photo.— Mt^jor-General W. H. T. Walker,
C. 8. A., from photo.— Effect of the Union Fire on the Potter House, Atlanta, from photo, by G. N.
Barnard; View of the Confederate Line at the Potter House, looking Eastward, and View of Confeder-
ate Defenses of Atlanta, looking North-east, from photos. (E, J, Meeker) — V\\\ovl Defenses at Allatoona
Pass, from photo, by G. N. Barnard (C. A, Vanderhoof).

FINAL OPERATIONS IN ARKANSAS AND MISSOURI.

THE RED RIVER CAMPAIGN COLONEL RICHARD B, IRIVIN 345

Illustrations : A. J. Smithes and Porter's Expedition Starting from Vicksburg for the Ked River,
from sketch by Bear- Admiral Walke (F H, Schell and Thomas Hogan) — Maip ot the Red River, and
Arkansas and Missouri Campaigns of 1864 (Jacob Wells) -M-Bior-Qeneral Nathaniel P. Banks, from
photo.— Mi^or-General A. J. Smith, from Brady photo.— M^or-General J. A. Mower, from Brady
photo.— Alexandria, on the Red River, from photo, lent by Loyall Farragut (W. Taber) —Brevet Mf^oiv
General Joseph Bailey, from photo, lent by R. T. Holcombe— Map and Sections of the Red River Dams
above Alexandria (Oregor Noetzel) SeaWon of the Bracket Dam, Crib of 8tone and Brick, Section of the
Tree Dam, from prints lent by General James Grant Wilson (August Will)— The "Lexington" passing
over the Palls at the Dam, from sketch by James M. Alden (A. M. Turner) — United States Hospital
Ship, " Red Rover," from photo, lent by Mi^or J. H. Benton (J, O. Davidson),

THE NAVY IN THE RED RIVER CAPTAIN THOS, O, SELFRIDGE, Jr, .362

Illustration : The Fight at Blair's Plantation, from sketeh by Rear- Admiral Walke (F, H, Sehell and
Thomas Hogan).

THE MISSISSIPPI FLOTILLA IN THE RED RIVER EXPEDITION 366

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THE OPPOSING FORCES IN THE RED RIVER CAMPAIGN 367

THE OPPOSING FORCES IN ARKANSAS. (April 20th, 1864) 368

THE DEFENSE OF THE RED RIVER GENERAL E. K/RBY SMITH 369

iLLUBTRATioNfl : Ueutenant-General Richard Taylor, from Brady photo.— The Confederate Port De
Russy, about Ten Miles below Alexandria, from sketch by James M. Alden (C. A. Vanderhoof) — Brigsk-
dler-Oeneral C. J. Polignao, C. 8. A., from photo.



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