Adams, John Quincy, I. 109. Icnburg resolutions, 54.

Adams, Thoma.s, son of President John Alexander, Charles, Polk's care for, I.

Adams. I. 103; Polk's visit to, 103. 151.

Adjutant's department, West Point, Alexander,

Polk appointed to the. I. 74.

Africa, the deportation of negroes to, I. 111-113. 220.

Agriculture, endowment of a professorship of, for the University, I. 255; importance of slave-labor to, in the South. :wi.

Airdne. II. 108.

Alabama, in Bishop Pnlk's field of missionary work, I. 154, 150. 157; de-

Hexekiah, hostility to Thomas Polk, I. IS. 19; poem by the Mecklenburg Censor, 19; "Squire Subtle," 19.

Alexander. John McKnitt, secretary' of meeting which adopted Mecklenburg resolutions, I. 54.

Alexander, Joseph McKnitt, first publishes the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence in the Raleigh Ucgia-ter, I. 55.

velopment of resources, 157; Polk's Alexandet's Bridge. Polk's headquarters

visits to the diocose of. 158: second minsionary journey in, 102; commercial depression, 171; panic of 1837, 171, 172; services of F, S. Lyon, 172-174; the "flush times" of, 172; Bishop Polk resigns charge of, 179; State convention, lS-14, 179; Polk's appeal to, for cooperation in the University project. 232, ct seq.; investment for the

at, II. 254, 250, 257, 259, 201. 205, 293, 205: sentinels postc<l at, 257. 201, 293, 295; Forrest at, 240; Cheatham's dofcit of Thomas on road to, 249; Hill's failure to find courier at, 201, 203; Bragt;'s cliarge of Polk's dallying at. 2(>4-20o. Alexandria, Tia., missionary tour through, I. 170.

University in, 255; sefcasion feeling Alexamlria, Va., Polk enters the theo-

in, 301; territory of, embraced within Department No. 2, II. 1; citizens of, violate neutraUty of Kentucky, 24; pluntom in, supply negroes to work on fortifications, 00; Buell's force in, 171; possibility of Bragg's beins

logical seminary at, I. 53, 107; diligence in studies at, 108; mi.ssion work around, lOS, 118; description of the seminary, 109; revisit to, 127; expected Federal attack on, 359; in Federal hands, 377.

driven into, 221; vulnerability ot Alleghany Mountains, salubrity of the*

eastern, 237; Grant's designs against, I. 234.

321, 322; Logan ordered to threaten Allegiance of citixens, how and where

north, 324; Logan's movement due, I. 302.

against, 325; Polk expects reinforce Allisona Bridge, Walthall's brigade at,

ments from. 337; Polk moves toward II. 220.

northern, 340; Polk's operations in Alpine, Bragg's expectation of attack

north. 318; Col. Gale's story of events from, IL 239.

in, 357. 358. Alps, across the, I. 132.


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Alston. Col. R. A., cavalry at Salvim, II. 140; orders (or movementa before Perryville, 149.

Altar of witnoas. an, I. 245, 246.

Altars, the fiffht for Southern. I. 361.

Altoona. Ga.. Polk at. 11. 357.

Altoona Creek, in camp at. II. 357.

Altoona Station, Polk at. II. 357.

America, chanffo of surnames in, I. 3; emigration from Europe to, 7; mainly colonised from Great Britain. 7.

American colleges, course of study in, fifty years ago, I. 220.

American colonics, sentiment toward Great Britain, I. 6; under ecclosiaa-tical jurisdiction of the bishop of London. 316.

American independence, devotion of Queen's College students to the cause of, I. 6; not sought at first. 7; Thomas Polk's seal for, 6.

American literature, barrenness of, ttzty years ago, I. 221.

American plantations, Robert PoUock emigrates to the, I. 3.

Amherst College, foundation of. I. 99; Polk offered a professorship in. 90.

Amnesty for deserters, fugitive conscripts, etc., in Polk's department, II. 310.

Ancient languages, study of, I. 108.

Anderson, Col., I. 258.

Anderson, Lt.-Col. J. II., in battle of Murfreesboro, II. 188.

Anderson, Maj.-Gen. J. Patton, division commander of loft wing of Army of Mia'rissippi, II. 123; position on Salt River, 146; sent to Hardee's assistance, 148; position at Perryville, 154, 156; skill and judgment. 157, 158; commended by Bragg in report of Perryville, 158; in battle of Murfreesboro. 185. 180. 194; covers Breckinridge's retreat from Stone River, 194; movements before Chirkamauga, 233, 234; position at Bridgeport. 233; withdrawn from Bridgeport, 234; character. 339; letter to Polk on arming negroes, 339-343.

Anderson,' Robert, Polk's comrade at West Point, I. 74; major-general in the United States army, 74.

Anglo-Saxon Christianity, the church the heart of. I. 225.

Anonymous communications, cowardice of, I. 215.

Antwerp, Belgium, road between Bru»-acls and, I. 130.

Apache Indians, I. 158.

Apollo Belvedere, the, I. 137.

Apostolical Succession, tracts on the, 1. 165.

Aristocracy, the bishop's views on, I. 223.

Arithmetic^ study of, I. 67-69.

Arkansas, m Bisnop Polk's field of mis sionary work. I. 154, 156, 157, 179;

missionaiy work in, 158. 108; Bishop Freeman assumes charge of work in, 179; Polk's appeal to for codperatton in the University project, 332. ct seq., part of, in Department of the West, 356; embraced within Department No. 2. II. 1; Hardee asaignea to com-roand in, 7; McCullou^ falls back into. 13; extension of Polk's command into, 14; A. S. Johnston assumes command of Confederate forces operating in, 33; defense of, 35; Gen. Curtis prepares to move into, from southwest Missouri, 69; the bishop of, see Lat.

Arkansas troops, promised to Polk, II. 8; in McCuIlough's force, 8; at New Madrid. 6S<.

Arms, scarcity of, in the Confederate army, I. SM; II. 15, 29. 34, 61; Polk supplies Price with, 30; advantages in quality of, 172. See also Coat of Arum.

Armstrong, Col. James, Valley Forge memorial tablet, I. 15, note.

Army chaplains, II. 215, 216.

Army discipline, Bragg's conception of requirements of, II. 266.

Army of East Tennessee, ordered to Lafayette, II. 237.

Army of Kentucky, evacuates Kentucky, II. 163.

Army of Mississippi (Bragg's command), headciuarten at Corinth, II. 60; formed into two divisions, 83; Polk assigned to command a corps in, 83, 89, 122; organisation of, 88; train of disasters attending, 89; strength of its Icaderahip, 89; demoralisation of, after Shiloh, 121; reorganisation of, 122. 123; sent to Chattanooga, 122; in campaign against Buell, 124; crosses the Cumberland Mountains, 125; strength in middle Tennessee, 125; crosses the 'Tennessee at Chattanooga, 125; enthusiasm kindled in, by news of Kirby Smith's successes, 126, 127; command of, handed over by Bragg to Polk at Bardstown, 135; recruiting in, 143; at Harrodsbarg, 149; position of the left at Perryville, 156; spirit displayed at Perryville, 158; evacuates Kentucky, 163; sent to Murfreesboro, 165; Bragg resumes command, 164; marches to Knoxville, 165; ^'isit of Pros. Davis to, 177; im-

?ortance of Pree. Davis's visit to, 78. See also Army or Tsnnbsser.

Army of Mississippi (Polk's command). Federal and Confederate armies of the same name facing each other, II. 364; condition of, 364-367; strength of, 365, 366; general orders iaeued on death of Gen. Polk, 396, 397.

Army of Northern Virginia, its lo o s eo at Gettysburg compared with tbooe

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of tho Army of Tennessee at Chioka-mauga, II. 287.

Anny of Tennessee, Johnston ordered to assume command of, II. 208; he takes command. 208, 200; strength of, 216; its line on Duck River. 216; Breckinridge detached from, 216; his return to, 216; Polk commands left wing, 216; Hardee detached from, 224; original returns of, 260; lessons from the campaigns of, 285; statements of losses in it^ principal battles, 285-288; statistics of four bat^ ties of. 286; its losses at Chiokaraauga compared with those of the Army of Northern Virginia at Gettysburg, 287; discontent in, 202; Bragg retained in command, 300; Hardeo assigned to Polk's place in, 300; discontent against Bragg in, 315; Polk deidres the Pre^dent to appoint J. E. Johnston to, 316, 317, 362; Bragg relieved from the command, 317; Johnston assigned to command, 318, 344; Polk lends four brigades to, 324; love for Polk in, 360; Polk placod in command nf the left wing of, 362; General Field Orders No. 2, 375; its chaplain, 387. See also Qdintard.

Army of the Cumberland, returns of the, II. 260, note; joint meeting of, with Ck>nfederate veteran^ at Chattanooga, 287.

Army of the North, North Carolina troops for, I. 11.

Arnold, Thomas, his criterion of piety,

I. 212.

Artesia, Mi'is., Sooy Smith's march to,

II. 331.

Artillery, scarcity of, II. 34, 35, 61; efficiency of, at Columbus, 40, 81.

Arts, promotion of, in the South, I. 220.

Asheville, N. C, Polk's visit to, II. 203.

Ashraun, Jehudi, work for Colonisation Society, I. 112.

Assassination, a feature of the Civil War, I. 235.

Astronomy and religion, I. 130.

Atkinson, Rt. Rev. Thomas, approves tho University scheme, I. 243; bishop of North Carolina, 308; advice from, a? to the position of the church in the South. 308, 300; letter to Mrs. Polk, II. 301, 302.

Atlanta, Oa., seeks to secure the site of the University, I. 240; detail of vote for location of University, 250; vulnerability of, II. 237; Polk ordered to I>roceed to, 205. 208, 303; Grant's designs against, 321, 322; distance to Chattanooga, 338; Polk leaves, 344; base of Johnston's army, 340; Sherman's designs upon, 340; McPherson killed at. 350; General Polk's body conveyed to, 383.

Atlanta camimi^, McPherson in, II. 835; possibilities of changes in, 336;

Sherman on the use of railroads in. 338; Polk's movements, positions, etc., in, 348-<J50, 354-373, 376-381; the hardest in Polk's experience. 366.

Augusta, Ga., Gen. Polk s funeral at, It. 384-386: meeting of General Council of the Church of the Confederate SUtes, 307.

Austerlits, percentage of loss at. II. 287.

Avernus, the lake of, I. 136.

Avery, Waightstill, I. 10.

Bache, Alexander Dallas, Polk's comrade at West Point. I. 75; visit to, 258.

Badger, George, marries Mary Polk, I. 65; secretary of the Navy, 65; chief justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina, 65.

Badger, Mrs. Mary, death of, I. 151. See also Poi k, \iary.

Bagging factory, operating a, I. 152.

Baird. Maj .-Gen. Absalom, movements, positions, etc., before and during the battle of Chickamauga, II. 230, 246, 248, 250. 252, 260, 270, 273, 278.

Bakcwell, Kev. , chaplain in Sears's

brigade, II. 357, 358.

Balgra, Scotland, residence of Thomas PoUok, I. 180.

Baltimore, Lord, I. 3.

Bancroft, George, historian, quoted. I. 11.

Bankhead's Battery of light Artillery, in battle of Shiloh. II. 114.

Bank of Tennessee, the bishop's indebtedness to, I. 208.

Banks, Gen. N. P., in Maryland, I. 372; movements, positions, etc., in Meridian campaign, II. 322, 324; at Now Orleans, 323; prepares for campaign in Texas. 323, 324; Polk proposes to order Kirby Smith to attack, 337.

Baptism, of IxK>nida8 Polk, I. 154; number of times administered on missionary tour, 150; tract on, 165; celebra-tions,among the slaves, 106; an unruly candidate for, 105, 106; a baptism that didn't "take," 105, 106; of Gen. Hood, II. 20; of J. E. Johnston, 354.

Baptismal regeneration, a commentary on, I. 105, 108.

Barbarity in war, condemned by Polk and Grant, II. 48.

Barbour, James, U. S. Secretary of War,

I. 82; Polk's complaint tr-, 82-85; the Secretary's action, 86, 87.

Bardstown, Ky., Bragg's position at,

II. 131; Bragg's failure at. 136; Bragg's delay in marching from Gla.sgow to, 133; Bragg turns over command to Polk at, 135; Polk ordered to remain at, 136; necessity of Polk's retreat from, 143; BucU in force at, 146; Buell moves upon Polk at, 147; Federal movements near, 168; Bragg's movement to, 170; Polk

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left in command at, 172; Bra^R's orders to Polk to move from, 166,173.

Bark (or Ridge) Road, the. II. 94-96.

Barnard, F. A. P., president of University of Misslsaippi and of Columbia College, delivers address at laying of corner-stone of the University (M the South, 262.

Barnard, Captain, a friendly fur-trader, I. 159. 160.

Barringer, Daniel M., I. 113.

Bastrop. La., diocesan work at, I. 321.

Bate, Brig.-Gen. William B., at meeting to aiscuss arming of negroes, II. 342; position on Pine Mountain, 371.

Batcsvillc, La., missionary to, I. 165.

Baton Rouge, I^., mission at, I. 162.

Battle, Kemp P., recalls an old-time Fourth of July and Polk's singing, I. 164, 165.

Battle Creek, Tenn., Federal reconnaissances to, II. 234.

Bavlow, William, I. 81; position at West Point, 86.

Bayou La Fourche, I. 187, 194; settlement on, 176; yellow fever at, 208,209.

Beauchamp, Mi!« Jane, notes of life in the bishop's family, I. 194-196.

Beauclerc, change of surname of, to Butler. I. 3.

Beauregard, Gen. Gustavo Toutant, stationed at Manassas Gap, I. 355; ordered to the Department of the West, 381, 382, 384; needed for the defense of Richmond, II. 2. 3; ordered to Columbus, 73, 74; sick at Jack.son, 74; Polk readv to turn over Columbus to, 74; doubts about efficiency of work at Columbus, 75; convinced that C-olumbus should bo evacuated, 75; ability as an engineer, 76; ill health, 77; dispatch to General Cooper respecting Columbus, 77; proposes to hold Columbus with a reduced garrison, 77; ground.s for his condemnation of position at Columbus, 78; comments on the position at Island No. 10, by his biographer, 79; receives Polk's frank support, 80; error of his statement in regard to Polk's approval of the evacuation of Columbus, 80; continued illness of, 81; conference with Polk at Jackson, 83; assumes command, 8S\ Issues an address to the army, 83; forms the Army of Mississippi into two divisions, 83; assumes command of the First Division of the Western Department, 86; made second in command of the Army of Mississippi. 88; orders Polk to join the main army at Corinth, 88; peculiar details of his position, 88; hold on the confidence of the people, 89; notified of I^w Wallace s arrival at Bethel Station, 90; statement of forces engaged at Shiloh, 90; advises Johnston to strike

the enemy at Pittsburg T^mding, 00; Polk reports to, ready to march on Pittsburg l4inding, 91; instructs hia commanders, 91. 92; letter from Bragg in regard to movements before Shiloh, 97; feelings in regard to the delayed movements before Rhiloh, 99, 100, 101; interview with Polk, 100; utility of his plan of march from Corinth toward Shiloh, 101; Bragg's complaint to, in regard to Polk's alleged hindrances, 102; report of battle of Shiloh, addressed to Gen. Cooper, 102; con.sultation with Bragg, Polk and Johnston before Shiloh, 100-103; in battle of Shiloh, 107, 108; confident dispatch to Richmond during the battle of Shiloh, 108; records Polk's gallant charge at Shiloh, 112, 113; statement as to Polk's alleged dilatorinera at Shiloh, 113: confidence of the army in, 116; question relating to the order to retire from the field of Shiloh, 115, 116; skill and gallantry displayed toward close of battle of Shiloh, 116; withdraws his arm»r to Tupelo, Miss., 117; failing health, 117, 121; displaced in favor of Bragg, 117, 120; relation with Bragg, 117; surrenders Corinth, 334. i^ also


Beersheba Springs, Tenn., I. 248; meeting of trustees of University at, 254-256.

Belfast, I. 144.

Belgium, settled government in, I. 129; country scenery in, 130.

Bell, Dr., Polk's medical director, II. 84; wounded, 84.

Belmont, battle of, I. 363, 371-373, 381; II. 39-48, 50, 56; occupied by Col. Wagner, 19; Polk's camp of olWrva-tion at, 38; Grant attacks camp at. 39; Confederate force at, 40, 43; losses at, 41, 47; Confederate disadvantages at, 42; Grant's plan to break up camp at, 42; forces at, 44; compared with Shiloh, 44; care of the wounded after the battle, 50, 51.

Beltzhoover, Lt.-Col. D., ordered to support A. S. Johnston, II. 68.

Benton, Mo., Pillow's advance to, II. 12.

Berne, Switserland, visit to, I. 132.

Bethel, concentration of the Confederates at. II. 84; Polk's command sent to, 84; Cheatham's march toward Shiloh from direction of, 93; Cheatham ordered to hold, 95.

Bethel Church, Va., Polk visits the troops at, I. 355, 359; Mecklenburg companies at, 360.

Bethel Station, Cheatham posted at, IT. 88, 91; I^w WalUce's arrival at, 90.

Bethlehem, Penn., Thomas Polk conveys baggage-train to, I. 14; Moravian record.s at, cited, 14.

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Bibb. Cadet, grievance at West Point, 1.86.

Bird's Point, Mo., Federal force at, II. 9; Pillow urges an attack on, 12; FS^mont at, 16; Jeflf Thomp>son harasses the Federal troops nt, 3U; Grant in command at, 49; Polk's demonstration toward, 74.

Birmingham, visit to, I. 142.

Birthday retrospection, II. 212, 213.

Bishop, call to office of, I. 152, 153; consecration as, 154, 155; a well-armed, 171; the glory of the office, 234.

Bishops, slurring article on, I. 239.

Black eye, a clerical, I. 189.

Black-Republican hate, I. 327.

Black River, boundary of Department No. 2,11.1.

Bledsoe, A. T., Polk's comrade at West Point, I. 75; professor of mathematics in the University of Virginia, 75, 382; Confederate A8si.stant Secretary oi War, 382; letter to Polk from, appealing from his attempted resignation, 382, 383.

Blessing, the reality of a, II. 58.

Blood-Htained relirs, II. 387.

Bloomfield, Kv., Polk ordered to strike Buoll by way of, II. 139. 145, 173; Polk's reply to Bragg rcKarding advance by way of, 141; Bucil in force at, 14ti; McCook's position near, 147-149, 1G8.

Bloomfield Castle, residence of Col. Taskcr, I. 3.

Blue RidKc the. I. 4.

Blythe. Col., killed'at Shiloh, 11. 107.

Blythe's Ferry, Rosecrans makes demonstration at, II. 234.

Boar, in Pollock arms, I. 2.

Board of War. See Nokth Carolina Board op War.

Boiler, narrow escape from a bursting, I. 141.

Bolivar County, Miss., of cotton lands in, I. 209.

Bonn University, an imitation of, I. 248.

Book of Common Prayer, ult4?ration.M in the, I. 30(i,308,319,337,et8eM.;deila-ration of, in regard to the separation of the American Church from the English parent institution, 315, 316.

Books, Polk's de-sire for, I. 123; contraband. 134, 135.

Books, magazines, newspapers, etc., cited and referred to:

Balm for the Weary and Wounded,

II. 387. Bancroft's History of the United

States. I. 11, 3«, note. Battles and Loaders of the Civil War. II. 204, note, 280, note, 284. note. Bible. I. 239. 246. 378. Brv'ant's History of the United States, II. 177.

Books, magasines. etc. {continued)

Campaigns of the Civil War, II. 269.

Cape Fear Mercury, I. 11, -59.

Century Magazine, II. 115.

Christian Observer, The, I. 131.

Church Intelligencer, I. 376.

Church Journal, I. 248, 314, 316.

Colonial Records of North Caro-Una, I. 5, 7, 15, 22, 23, 24.

Common Sense. I. 58.

Dartmouth MS. of Mecklenburg Resolvei, I. 59.

Davie copy of Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence. 1. 57.

Defense of the Revolutionary History of North Carolina, I. 6.

Directorium Anglicanum, I. 215.

Executive Letter-Book, Raleigh, N. C. I. 32. 33.

Fanning's Narrative, I. 33, 39, note.

Gates's Letter-Book, I. 29, 30.

Gates Papers, I. 20, 21. 25, 27-30.

Greene Papers, I. 20, 23, 29, 31.

History of Company H., Maury Grays, 1st Tennessee Regiment, II. 389.

History of the Diocese of Louisiana, I. 180, 218.

Johnston's Narrative, II. 208, 355.

Joshua, I. 246.

Letters on the Evidences, I. 91.

Life of Albert Sidney Johnston, I. 379; II. 36, 224, note.

life of General Greene, I. 45, note, 56.

Lossing's Field-Book of the Revolution, I. :J4, 35.

Memoirs of the Life and Campaign of General Greene, in the War of the Revolution, I. 56.

Men and Times of the Revolution, I. 27. 34.

Military Operations of General Beauregard, II. 91-93, 112, 113. 117.

National Intelligenrer. I. 76. 143.

New Orleans Picayune, II. 100.

New York Statesman, I. 71.

Noll's Life of Kirbv Smith, II. 164.

Numbers. I. 378.

Offl< tnl Hrmrda of tlin' War of the l:.ti-|lu..ri, n. 'JO, 2\K VI, 43, 71, 7o. 7S, SI, iMi. 9J, 9^i. :m1-98. 100, 102. J1:j, 120. \\V2. \:\S, 152, 153, im, 175, ItW, aOUn 202, 239, 240, 2rkS, 25tf, 2li3. 2ti*j. 21 u. 269, 273, :»7I, ;!Sj. 292, \\m.

Picfcfjrial Fi(?ld-Buok of the Revo-liitimi, 1- ^It >^5.

Ppuceiidifif:.* of th« United Confed-fr»te V't'ti'Taim, 11. 2<.aW^

Rnk^iEcli Kfif^MiT, 1. 5.% 56» 71.

Rmiiif«iy*!# Hjm^jry wf Soiith Caro-

tllliL. I. 22.

Rebel, The, II. 177.

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Boolo, newspapen, etc. (eaniinited) Rifle and Fail of the Confederate

Government, II. 390. Sberman'B Memoirs, II. 333, 338,

351. Snead's The Fi«ht for Missouri, II.

67. Southern Churchman, I. 377. Southern Historical Society Papers,

11.332. Spirit of Missions, I. 218. Tarleton's Memoirs, I. 0. Teleffraph. The, I. 113. Testimony of the Rocks, I. 100. Three Months in the Southern

States, II. 213. University of the South Papers, I.

232, 244. Wheeler's Reminiscences of North Carolina. I. 20. Border States, the bishop's \news on slavery in, I. 223, 224; gradual extinction of slavery in, 228. Borland, Col. Solon, Hardee's aide-decamp, II. 13. Boston. I^fayette in, I. 75; Polk's visit

to. 102, 103. Bowen, Col. J. S., to join Pillow's force in Missouri, II. 8; his infantr>' sent to A. S. Johnston, 68. Bowling Green. Ky., A. S. Johnatcn determines to occupy, II. 28; Hardee's advance on, 29; Buckner's ix>sition at. 37; Buell's movements against Hardee at, 60; Johnston draws troops from Polk for of, 72; Buell ordered to move upon. 72; retreat of Confederates from, 83; Hardee's march to Shiloh from, 104; Federal movement toward, 126. 127; Federal possession of. 127; Bragg's designs on, 127; Buell's advance arrives at, 127; strength of Buell's position at, 128; abandonment of Bragg's dci^igns on, 128; Buell's movement from, 130; propcscd Confederate occupation of, I'M; Buell's plan to cut off Bragg from, 147; Buell's march from, to attack Bragg at Glasgow, 170; A. S. Johnston's retreat from. 176. Bowman, Capt. A. H., engineer of Treasury Department Buildings in Washington. I. 258. Boys, comparison with girls regarding

difficulty of educating, I. 110. Bragg, Gen. Braxton, in command of a division of the Army of MiH^imippi, II. 83; en route to Tcnncsaoe from Pensacola, 84; preparing to meet the enemy at Pittsburg lianding. 81; assumes command of the Hcaboard troops, 87; chief of staff of the Army of Mississippi, 88, 89; military repti-tation, 80, 121; osHignod to command the Second Corps in the Army of Mi!»is8ippi, 89; size of his command, 80, 90; force engaged at Shiloh, 90;

movements and positions, orders relative thereto, etc., before and during the battle of Shiloh, 91-08, 101, 104-110,113; correspondenoe (with Beauregard), 07, (Breckinridge), 202, (Cheatham), 195, 199, 200, (Cleburne), 202, (Fors>'th), 117, (A. 8. Johnston), 97, (Polk), 96, 144-146, 203-2a'>. (Sykes), 265, 295, 296: complains to Beauregard regarding Polk's allf^ced hindrance of his troops. 102; consultation with Beauregard, Polk, and Johnston before Shiloh, 100-103; unwieldiness of his command, 104; succeeds to Beauregard's command, 117,120; ability as an organiser, 121; vigorous administration of, 121; confidence of the army in, 121; expectations of success on his accession to command, 121; accepts Kirby Smith's proposal for campaign in middle Tennessee and Kentucky, 122; supported by his officers for the Kentucky campaign, 124; advantage over Buell in plan and concentration, 125; ignorance of Buell's reinforcements, 128; revision of plans, 129; personal characteristics, etc., 121, 128, 130-132, 139. 144, 146, 148, 149. 158, 171, 198, 202, 207, 209-211; elation over success at Munfordsville, 130, 132; first confrontation with a higher generalship, 130; his bearing a shock to his subordinates, 130^ difficulties in elTecting combination with Smith, 133, 1.34; in.struction8 to Polk, 136; Polk reports opinion that army is too much scattered. 138; at Lexington, 130, 142. 144; Polk reports his decision to disregard orders, 141; orders to Polk, Oct. 3, 1862, 142, 143; sends provisions to Polk, 145; dispatch to Polkfrom Frankfort, Oct. 4.1862,145; dispatch from Polk to, Oct. 6, 1862, 140; ignores Hardee's appeal to maintain concentration of troops. 149; Polk's report to, regarding disposition of troops for Oct. 7, 149; letter of instructions to Polk, 149, 150; confidential circular, 149, ISO; orders to Polk, Oct. 7, 1862, 150; orders Polk to take Cheatham's division to Perrsrvillo, 150; statement as to meaning of his orders to Polk, 153; Polk's report to, 6 A. M., Oct. 8, 1862, 154' conference after Perryville, 158; dismayed by situation, 158-150; declines to assume command, 155; commends Polk in dispatches, 158; calls a council of war, 103; Iohcs the confidences of his generals. 164; endeavors to procure court-martial on General Polk, 165, 106; writes an official account of the campaign, May 28, 1863, 166. 172-175; rejects Polk's advice as to Hreckinridgo's action on the east side of Stone liiver. 194; correspondence

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with his corpa and divinon commanders, 195, 196, 198, 199; explanation as to meaning of circular letter, 204; doubt of the meaning of his circular letter, 203-208; Polk's opinion of, 207-210. 298, 299; ordered to report at Richmond, 208; patriotism of, 211; relations with his officers, 211; continued in command, 211; increased efficiency of his army, 211: visit from Polk to. 212; visit to Polk, 213; reviews Polk's troops, 213; strength, 217; Polk goes to, for orders. 220; gives Polk nis views of the situation, 220; asks Polk's counsel. 220, 222; holds a conference at headquarters, 212. 222; health of, 222; moves to Cowan's, 223; reliance on his officers, 225,226; interpretation of Rosecrans's movements at Chickamauga, 237; details of movements, orders, etc., in battle of Chickamauga, 237-297; pa»-aim (see also Chickauauoa) ; Polk's message of confidence to, 251; informed by Polk that Rosecrans's entire army was engaged, 251; orders for the battle of the 20th, and the difficulty regarding General liill, 254, et seq.; charges Polk with delay's, 264-26o; lack of interest in the mforma-tion, 268; papers of, 269; Polk reports at his headquarters after Chickamauga, 281; Polk urges Bragg to pursue, 281; orders abortive march on Rosecrans's communications, 288; unpopularity of, with his generals, 291; subs^ucnt modification of charges against Polk, 202; demands Polk 8 reasons for delays on the 20th, 292; Polk's answer, 292-295; suspends Polk from command, 295; meeting of the generals at his headquarters on the night of the 10th, 296; Polk's attitude a disappointment to, 296, 297; relieves Hill from command, 297; relieves Polk of command, 297, 303; previous attempt to supersede Polk, 297; prefers charges against Polk, 298; their dismissal, 299; consents to Polk's replacement, 299; Srobable voluntary resignation of, 01: anticipated supersession of, by Kirby Smith, 301; his officers' l&ck of confidence in, 301; reasons for retaining him in command, 301; resigns command, 315, 316; recommended by Polk for higher field, 316: relieved from command, 317. 8eo also Aruy or Mississippi; Arut of Tenne8-sre; Beauregard; Buell; Chatta-noooa; Cheatham; Chickauauqa; Davis; Frankfort; Hardee; Hill; Johnston (J. E.); Longstrbet; Louisville; Missionary Ridge; Munfordsvillb; Murfrbbsboro; Nashville; Perbtvillb; Richmond (Va.), etc.

Brakefield Point, Hardee ordered to, II. 223.

Brandon, Miss., Polk takes command at, II. 31S; Polk visits Johnston at, 344.

Brandywine, Thomas Polk in battle of, I. 11; William Polk in battle of. 40.

Brannan, Maj.-Gen. John M., movements and positions, orders relative thereto, etc...before and during the battle of Chickamauga, II. 239, 246, 2*8, 250. 252, 269, 270. 276. 277, 279.

Breckinridge, Maj.-Oen. John C, posted near Bumsville, II. 87, 88; assigned to command of tlie Fourth Corps of the Army of the Mississnppi. 89; his force compared with that ol Bragg, 89, 90; force engaged at Shi-loh, 90; movements and positions, orders relative thereto, etc.^ before and during the battle of Shiloh, 93, 95-96, 99, 101-104, 108. 110. 113; participates in council before Hhiloh, 102. 103; disproportion between his force and Bragg s 104; his division replaces McCown's division, ordered to Chattanooga. 122; detached for operations in east Louisiana, 122; arrival at Knoxville, 143; holds Mur-freesboro. 164; at Mortprn's wedding. 177; movements, poditions, etc., b^ fore and during the battle of Mur-freesboro, 182. 183, 193-195; Tv^asons for delay at Murfrecsboro, 193; action on east side of Stone River, 194; considers Bragg's retirement necessary, 201; letter to Bragg, 202; visit from Polk to, 212; sent to J. E Johnston in Mississippi, 217; rctum.<i to Army of Tennessee, 217; movements and positions, orderji relative thereto, et-c., before and during the battle of Chickamauga, 253, 256-264.206,267, 270-273, 277, 279, 293. 294; accompanies Polk to his headquarterH at Alexander's Bridge. 257, 258. 293: orders sent direct to, on failure to find Hill, 259-262, 293; at camp-fire with Hill and Cleburne, 260, 262; loss of hid wagons. 263. 293; official report of the battle of Chickamauga. 261; statement of his troops engaged, killed, wounded, and missing, from the Arm^ of Tennessee, at Shiloh, 280; tesittmony in regard to Polk's orders for the 20th, 296; Polk proposes a phin of attack on Grant for, 338. See also Burnsville; Mon-trret; Murpreesdoro.

Brent. Lt.-Col. George William, Bragg's chief of staff, and assii»tant adjutant-general, II. 150. 292.

Breslin, Thomas, assists in building the Convocation House for the I'mvcr-dty of the South, I. 266, 267.

Brevard, Epbrnim, secretary of meeting which adopted Mecklenburg resolu.

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tions, I. 11, note, 40; ehainxuui of select committee on reiiolutions, 55, 58; imprisoned by BritiBh, 58.

Brickmaking, I. 147.

Brid(ceport, Tenn.. II. 218; Anderson's bn«ade at, 233; Federal reconnaissances to, 234; withdrawal of Anderson's brigade from, 234; distance from Chattanooga, 236; Granger's position at. 238.

Bnght, J., deliycni address at the laying of the comer-stone of the University, I. 262.

British, William Polk's services against, in South Carolina, I. 40; retreat to Charleston, 45.

Briton, varying feelings in the colonies toward the name of, I. 8.

Broad River, I. 38.

Brooklyn, Polk invited to take charge of Dr. Mcllvaine's congregation in, I. 119.

Brown, Cad#»t, case of sxipposod favoritism to, at West Point, I. 115.

Bnisseln. rolk leaves Paris for, 1. 130; road between Antwerp and, 130; a Paris banker flees to, from the cholera, 138.

Bryantdville, Ky., selected by Bragg as a temporary hatM>. II. 130, 102; Polk's proposition to fall back on, 130; Polk moves townrd, 141; Bran's depot, 150, 172, 174; point indicated for possible retreat from Perryville, 154; retirement of Bragg's troops tc, 102.

Buchanan, Pre«. JameH, letter from Polk, I. 299, 300; appoints fast day, 303.

Buckner, I.t.-<jcn. Simon B., position at Bowling Green, II. 37; division commander of the left wing of Army of MissisHippi, 123; movements, positions, etc., before and during the battle of Perryville, 140, 148, 154, 156; commendod by Bragg in report of Perryville, 158; joins Army of Tennessee, 217; Hardee a-nks for, 223; ordered to Cowans, 223; ordered to Charleston and toward Chattanooira, 234; ordered to occupy Ix>udon, 234; ordered to fall back from Loudon, 234; ordered to evacuate Knoxville, 234; movements and po«itions, orders relative thereto, etc., before and during the battle of Chirkainauga, 2M, 237-239, 241-243, 247, 250, 277; commanding the Army of the Ea-st Tennessee, 237; opinion of Polk's suspension, 297. See also Laf.<y-ettk; Lee and Gordon'h Mill.

Buell, Maj.-CJen. Don Carlos, operating against A. S. Johnston, II. 03; moves against Hardee at Bowling Green, 69; organizes forces for movements on Hardee and Crittenden, 69; ordered to move upon Bowling Green. 72; approaches Savannah, 92; march

through middle Tennessee, 02; on condition of Grant's army at Slulohv 115; presses Kirby Smith, 121, 122; commandizig in middle Tennessee, 123; disposition of his force in middle Tennessee, 123; Bragg's plan of cam* paign against, 123, 124; suspension of his advance on Chattanooga, 123; disadvantage as against Bragg, 125; prepares to resist Bragg, 125: base at Louisville, 126, 129; arrival of his advance at Bowling Green, 127; defeats Bragg's designs on Bowling Green, 127; his communications under control of Bragg, 127; holds possession of Nashville, 127; reinforcements sent to, by Grant, 127, 128; advance toward Glasgow, 128; importance that he should be defeated, 128, 129; strength of position at Rowling Green, 128; advance from Bowling Green, 130; Bragg's wavering plans of attack on, 130, 131; increa!«ed strength of, 130; Kirby Smith's proposed combination against, 131, 132; his advance enters Louisville, 132; influence in Kentucky, 132; arrival at Ix>ui8A'ine, 133; effect of his arrival in I^uisville, 134; reinforcements for, 134; forces in the Kentucky campaign, 135; Bragg's force oiiposed to, 135; movemcnte and positions, orders relative thereto, etc., before and during the battle of Perrj'ville. 137-149, 151-154, 157, 158, 109; Polk prepares to develop his advance, 138; Polk determines to retire before, Ki8. 1.39; Bragg's expectations of defeating, 1397 Polk ordered to strike by way of Bloom-field, 139, 144; Polk's unwillingness to attack, 140, 141, 144, 147; Bragg's ignorance and uncertainty of hia movements, 140, 144, 146, 148, 149; prevents Polk from carrying out Bragg's ordorM, 143; held in check by Wharton and Wheeler, 146; plan to turn Bragg's left, 147; reaches Springfield, 149; strength at Perr>'ville, 152, 157, liSO; necessity for water at Perry^'ille, 154; reinforced at Perryville, 159; losses at Perrjville, 158; plan of his movements, 162, 168; pursues Polk's retreating army, 163; Jiis pursuit protes<J.ed by Wheeler and John Morgan, 163; threatens the line to Cumberland Gap, 163; letter to W. M Polk, 168-172; strength and mat/.Tial of his cavalry, 169, 170; intention to attack Bragg at Glasgow, 170; interpretation of Bragg's donign in Kentucky campaign, 170-172; movement to Ix>ui9ville, 170; estimate of Bragg's force, 171; reinforcements from Grant, 172; official report of battle of Perryville, 175; replaced by Roseerans, 177. See also

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Bardatown; BLOOtfrnBLo; Corrib-spondsnce; Frankpobt; Mount Wasiunoton; Salt Rivbr; Shblbt-yillk; Subpardsvillb; Tatlora-


Buford, Col. N. B., in battle of Belmontt II. 41; character, 47; friendahip between Polk and, 41, 48; meeting between Polk and, 47, 48; givee a toast, 48.

Building a home, 1.147, 152.

Bunker Hill monument, quarrying granite at Quincy for, I. 102.

Burke, Thomas, governor of North Carolina, I. 32; action in regard to Thomas Polk's appointment to Salisbury District, 32, 33; reason for not appointing Thomas Polk commander of Salisbury District, 31; estimate of Thomas Polk. 32.

Biunside, Maj.-Gen. Ambrose E., advances into cast Tennessee, II. 2.34; movement? before Chiokamauga, 234; Ix>ng<itrcet's suggentcd atUick on, 288; defeats Longstreet at Knoxvillc, 315.

Burnsville, Miss., Breckinridge's force at, II. 87, 88; Breckinridge's march to Shiloh from, 93, 96.

Burrinffton, Gov. ueorge, complaints of colonists of North Carolina, I. 9.

Burton. Gov., I. 49.

Business cares, I. 182. 183.

Butler, origin of surname, I. 3.

Butler, Maj.-Gen. Benjamin F., in command at New Orleans, II. 176.

Butler, Major Edward, death of, I. 363: II. 57, 58.

Butler. Gen. . letter from Governor

Burke to. I. 33; charges Thomas Polk with suspicious conduct, 20, 21; militia command at Salisbury, 23.

Butler, Colonel E. G. W., anecdote of William Polk's dislike for his son's theological bent. I. 107; godson and ward of Andrew Jackson, II. 57; father of Maj. Edward Butler, 67.

Butter, a royal maker of, I. 137.

Cabarrus Countv, N. .C, cavalry escort for Lafayette Irom. I, 49.

Cadet life. See West Point.

Cjsars, palace of the, I. 1.33.

Cairo, 111., Polk's plan to capture. II. 9, 64; Feder.^1 force at. 9; Fremont's force at, 16; Federal occupation of Kentucky shore, opposite, 20; a vital

S)int of the enemy, 35; retreat of rant's gunboats to, after Belmont, 41; Grant in command at, 49, 51; Pope forms column at, for operations on the rivers, 69; Grant advances on Columbus from, 72; Grant's flotilla at, 72. Caldwell, Dr. Charles, on authenticity of the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence, I. 56.

Caldwell, Greene W., furnishes Loosing with information concerning Thomas Polk, I. 35, 36.

Caledonia Canal, the, I. 126.

Calhoun, John C., I. 89; SecreUry of War, 78; appointments to West Point, 78.

Calhoun, Ga., crossing of the Ooste-n.i' la at, by the Federals, II. 351; Confederate retreat through, 354.

California, A. S. Johnston's overland journey from, II. 2.

Calvinism, feelings toward, I. 108.

Cambridge, Kng., visit to, I. 139, 142; educational reports of, consulted by Polk and Elliott, 254, 256.

Cambridge. N. C, defeat of Col. Williamson by Tories at, I. 12.

Camden, S. C, Gates's march to, I. 21; Gates's defeat at, and retreat from, 21, 22, 41; William Polk at battle of« 41; British post at, 43.

Campaign, preparing for a, II. 84.

Campbell, Alexander, discu.ssion with Roman Catholic bishop of Ohio in regard to celibacy of the clergy, I. 164.

Campbell, Col. A., regiment sent to A. S. Johnston, II. 08.

Campbell, John A,, on services of F. S. Lyon, I. 172-174.

Campbell, Col. A., commands 33d Tennessee regiment at Shiloh, II. 112.

Campbell, William, commander at King's Mountain, I. 23.

Campbell, Sir William^ last royal governor of South Carolma, 1.12.

Camp Breckinridge, Stevenson at, II. 145.

Camp Dick Robertson, 11. 164, note.

Camp Rappahannock, Lee's headquarters, II. 290.

Camp Robinson, Ky., mustering of Union troops at, II. 25.

Camp Scott, West Point, I. 70.

Campus Martins, I. 136.

Canada, travel in, I. 83-85.

Canning, George, British minister to Washmgton, I. 71; visit to West Point, 71.

Cannon. Polk injured by explosion of a. I. 383.

Canton, MLis., march of Federal troops to, II. 330.

Canton Road, Federal movement on, II. 356.

Cantey, Gen. James, movements, positions, etc., in Atlanta campaign, 11. 348-351, 362, 371; French ordered to occtjpy his former line, 371.

Cape Fear River, Scotch Colony on, I. 13.

Cape Girardeau, Mo., Pillow urges attack on. II. 12; Fremont's force at, 16.

Caperton's Ferry, Tenn., Federal crossing at, II. 234; from Chattanooga, 230; communications with, 237.

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Capo di Monte, I. 136.

Captain, a Bible-reading, 1.159.

Carecalla, I. 136.

Carlisle, Penn., removal of William Polk to, I. 4: birth of Thomaa Polk at. 4.

Cames, Capt. William, on Polk's staff,

{ II. 277; orders Lucius Polk to attack at Chickamaiiga, 278; describes the charge, 278.

Carolinas, the, threatened by the Federals, II. 221.

Carthage, Mo., march of Federal troops to, n. 330.

Casey, Silas, Polk's comrade at West Pomt, I. 76; major-general in the United States army, 75.

Cass, George W., Polk's comrade at West Point, I. 75; civil engineer, 75.

Cassville, Ga., Confederate retreat to, II. 354: Hood and Polk at, 354; letter from J. £. Johnston to Col. Gale regarding Polk's attitude at, 355-357; rumor about the retreat from, 362; Capt. Morris's recollections of the retreat to the south side of Etowah River from, 376-382.

Cassville and Cartersville road, meeting of Gen. Johnston and Col. Gale on, II. 356.

Caswell, Gen. Richard, his* command dispersed, I. 2K; governor of North Carolina, 31, 58; Col. Thomas Polk sends his resignation to, 17; oppoHes Polk's promotion, 31; William Polk on staff of, 41.

Catawba River, the, I. 4; battle of Cowan's Ford on, 42.

Cathedral services, I. 142.

Catlett's Gap. Cleburne guards, II. 238.

Cave City, Ky., seisure of railroad at, II. 127; Buell's arrival in vicinity of, 130; Chalmers posted at, 130.

Celibacy of the clergy, doctrine of, I. 164.

Chalk Bank, Ky., Confederate occupation of, II. 22.

Chalmers, Brig.-Gen. James R., position at Cave City. II. 130; unsuccessful attack on Munfordsville, 130; in battle of Murfreesboro, 186, 187; wounded in, 187; operating with Forrest, 327.

Chalmers's brigade, in the battle of Murfreesboro, II. 187, 189, 190; drives the enemy from the Round Forest, 189; commanded by Col. White, 189.

Chancellorsville, Pres. Davis on the death of Jack.son at. II. 365.

Chapel, building at the University of the South, I. 267.

Chapel Hill. N. C. 36. 47. See also University op North Carolina.

Chaplain, the plantation, I. 197.

Chaplains, army, II. 215, 216.

Chaplin's Creek, Ky., formation of the Confederate Uno at Perryville on.

11. 154: junction with Doctor's Fork, 155. 157; Polk's position on, 159.

Chapman, Dr. Nathaniel, Polk consults, I. 127.

Charles I., Robert Pollock serves against, I. 2.

Charles II., accession of, I. 3; homage rendered to, by Virginia, 7.

Charleston, S. C, North Carolina troops in garrison at, I. 12; fall of. 12, 20; siege of. 13; Thomas Polk assists in defense of, 13; actions near. 30; retreat of the British to, 45; reinforcements ordered to J. E. Johnston from II. 335.

Charleston, Tenn., Buckner ordered to fall back to. II. 234.

Charlotte. N. C. foundation of. I. 5; establishment of Queen's College in, 5; Comwallin's experiences in. 8; strategic importance of. 21; arrival of Gates at. from Camden, 21; abandoned by Gates, 22; confusion and distress at, 22; Cornwallis enters, 22; resolution of people of, 21; the White House at, 14; death of Thomas Polk at, 34; visit of IxMsing to, 34; birth of William Polk near, 37; Washington's visit to, 34; ravages of the armies around, 35; Cornwallii's retreat from, 41; deplorable condition of affairs at, 41: Gov. Martin's report, 59; Gen. Hill at. II. 297.

Chatham Garden. New York, ball to Lafayette in, I. 75.

Chattahoochie River, Polk expects battle near. II. 364.

Chattanooga, Tenn., salubrious summer climate of, I. 2.30; University meeting at Lookout Mountain. 246; arrival of the Army of Mississippi at. II. 122; BueU presses Kirby Smith in the direction of, 122; suspension of Buell's advance upon, 123; crossing of the Tennessee at, by the Army of Mississippi at, 125; Bragg's preparation of plaO'Of Kentucky cami>aign at, 170; Rosecrans's plans for securing, 218; railroad f rom Tullahoma to, 218; threatened by the Federals, 221; occupied by Bragg, 223. 2.33; condition of troops on arrival at, 224; gMition of Polk's corps around, 2.33; rape's headquarters at, 233, 234; fortification of, 234; bombarded by Federal artillery. 2.34; Confederate evacuation of. 234; Buckner ordered to fall back toward, 234; topography of district, 235; road to Rome from, 236; distance from Bridgeport, 236; Crittenden's advance upon, 237; Crittenden marches through, 238; Granger at, 245; Polk's proposal to cut off Federal retreat toward, 24.5; Rosecrans covers his line to, 248; fighting for the posiiession of, 253; Polk urges pursuit before the enemy

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can fortify, 281; Roeecnins's retreat to, 2S2, 304; Federal retreat from, 282; Rosecrans's breathing-time at, 283; Bragg iuvosto, 283; Brass's ignorance of the victory of Chattanooga, 2S3, 284; Polk's position in investment of, 283, 284, 289. 292; Longstreet's plan to overhaul the FederaLs at, .284; the investment broken, 285; meeting of Confederate veterans and the Army of the Cumberland at, 287; extract from address of Lt.-Gen. Wheeler at, 287, 288; Confederate army ordered to march on, 288; Longstreet's position at, 288; Forrest reports confusion at, 304,305; Grant placed in charge at, 315, 336, 337; provision against Johnston's movements at, 304; Thomas ordered to move Johnston at Dalton from, 321, 322; Grant's proposition regarding, 321, 322; importance of, 336; Jonnston's inade<iuate force before, 336, 3:J7; weaknoas of the Fotleral position at, 337: distances to Atlanta and Nashville, 3i'}8; Polk anticipates Sherman's advance from, 347, 348.

Chattanooga and Atlanta railroad, Peg-ram directed to cover, II. 237.

Chattanooga Creek, II. 235.

Chattanooga Valley, II. 235; Bragg's policy to move down, 239.

Cheatham, Brig.-Gen. Benjamin F., II. 102; accompanies Genenil Pillow into Missouri, 8, 10; replaced nt Union City by Clark, 11; President David's estimate of, 15; ordered to Mayfield, 29; in battle of Belmont, 40; proiposcs to settle the war by an international horse-race, 49; sent to Nashville, to seek reinforcements, 63; ordered toward Paducah, to check reinforcements for Fort Donelson, 74; po<)ted at liethel Station, RS, 91; reports to Polk I>ew Wallace's arrival at Bethel Station, 90; movements and po»ition.s, orders relative thereto, etc., before and during the battle of Shiloh, 93, 96, 98, 99. 102, 107, 108, 110-113; division commander in right wing of the Army of MissisLnppi, 123; in temporary command of Polk's corps, 148, 199; movements and positioas, orders relative thereto, etc., before and at the battle of Perr>'ville, 146, 148-151, 154, 155-157, 174; gallant charge at Perryville, 156, 157; commended by Bragg in report of Perr>'ville, 158; in battle of Murfree-iboro, 182, 184, 186, 194, 195; error by Bragg in regard to his action at Murfroesboro, 184; losses at Murfreesboro, 194, 197; feeling toward Bragg. 194. 195; sends protest to Bragg. 195. 199. 205. 206; consults with Withers as to Bragg's circular letter, 199; personal letter to Bragg, 199, 200; visit to Polk, 213;

movements and positions, orders relative thereto, etc., before and during the battle of Chickamauga, 240. 241, 243, 247, 249-252, 257-260, 262, 267. 268, 270-274. 277. 279, 293, 294, 303. 304; Capk. Williams's message to, 261; testimony as to Polk's appearance on the field of the 20th, 265: message to Polk on the morning of the 20th, 266; ordered to gather spoils and bury the dead, 281; statement of his troops engaged, killed, wounded, and missing, from the Army of Tennessee, at Perry ville, 280; error on the part of General Hill as to formation of his line, 294, 295; testimony in regard to Polk's orders for tho 20th, 2i)6; movement?, positions, etc.. in Meridian campaign, 335; Federal attack on, 350; Polk seeks the reinforcement of, 337.

Chemistry, Polk's standing in examination on, at West Point, I. 85.

"Cheney," steamer, case of, II. 24.

Cherokee Nation, missionary tour in the, I. 165.

Cherokee roses, I. 187.

Chester, Eng.. I. 144.

Chickamauga, Hardee's absence felt at, II. 225; Polk's movements before, 233, 237, 238, 240-246; Cheatham at, see CiiBATii.\ii; Bragg's delays at, 244; Bragg's conduct at, similar to that at Harrodsburg. 244; Bragg's position at. 245; character of the battle-ground, 240, 247; fires at, 247; the Confederate line at, 247; the Federal line at, 247; Bragg unprepared for the battle, 218; the battle of the Vnh, 247-271; Polk commanding right wing at, 252, 255; forces employed on both sides in battle of the 19th, 252, 25:5; Polk's headquarters at Alexander's Bridge, 253, 254; Bragg'.s plan of battle and orders for the 20th, 256; orders issued by Polk for movements on the 20th, 257; Wheeler's statement as to deliverv of orders to Hill's division commancl-ers, 200-262; Bragg's official report of the battle, 265, 283, 292, 296; movements, positions, etc., of the armies before and during the battle of the 20th. 2(K>-280; defects in formation for the battle of the 20th. 267; forces engaged on the 20th. 269, 270; Federal breastworks at, 269. 270. 278; rout of the Federal right, 276: Polk's orders for the final charge at, 279; the retreat before Lucius Polk's charge. 279; a Confederate victory, 280; captures at, 280; condition of the troops after, 281, 285, 3(M; Bragg's ignorance of the victory at, 281, 2s:j, 284. 305; Richmond killed at, 284. 285; Polk not satisfied with rtisults of. 284; Federal losses at, 285;

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statement of troops engaieed, killed, wounded, and missing at, from the Army of Tennessee, 286-288; per-eentage of lom at, 286-288; percentage of Federal loss at, 287; Long-street's opinion of the victory, 288; Lee's congratulations on the victory, 290; Bragg asks Polk for reasons for delay at, 292; Polk blamed by Bragg for errors on the field of. 292, et seq.; Polk answers Bra^g's inquiries regarding delays, 292-295; Polk disclaims responsibility for delays, 304; letter of Bragg to Maj. 8ykcs regarding the battle of. 295, 296; Hill accused of sacrificing troops at, 296; the question of pursuit after, 304; Polk on the battlefield, 349. Soe also Cheatham; Rosecrans.

Chickamauga campaign, the lesson of, IL 285. et seq.; Polk's inability to prepare an official report of, 29i).

Chickamauga Creek. IL 235, 237; Bragg's army placed on oast side of, 245; crossed by the Htato Road. 240; Crittenden's po<tition west of, 240; Longstreet halted at, 288.

Chickamauga Valley, IL 235, 236.

Chicken-thief, punishment of a, I. 192.

Childhood, I. &.i.

Children, on the training of, I. 187, 189.

Chilton. Thomas, member of the House of Representatives for Kentucky, I.

no, IIL

Choctaw country, missionary tour through, I. 1(>().

Cholera, in Paris, I. 138; Polk Ptrickcn with, 138; outbreak of, on the plantation, 151, 203-206. 210; the bwhop attiicked for the second time, 205.

Chomcl, Dr., opinion of Polk's sickness, L 127.

Christ, the pattern of human life, I. 212.

Christ Church, Mobile, consecration of, I. 162.

Christ Church, New Orleans, I. 193; Dr. licacock, rector of, 367.

Chri.stening a negro family, I. 193.

Chri.stian fellowship, weakness of, a f:uilt in the KpLscopal Church, I. 122.

Christianity, advance of negroes in, I. 220.

Christian martyrs in Rome, L 133.

ChriHtian religion, faith in, I. 108; thoughts on. 120, 121.

Christmas day, thoughts on, IL 53.

Chuokntourhee River, Forrest's operations on, 11. 330.

Church, belief in its historic constitution, I. 108; the army of the. 15,3; regarded in a military light. 153; the bishop's love and care for, 200, 317; the heart of Anglo-Saxon ChrL-itian-itv, 225; its principles of the e&sence oi Christ's religion, 233; to benefit all through the University, 233. 23J; hope of rerlainiing wanderers from

the. 233; the people of the South attracted to the, 235; the salvation of the, 237, 238: Polk's views on the course of, in States adopting secos-non. 302, et aeq.; status of, on the secession of the Southern States. 304, et seq.; loyalty and conservatism of, Sa*). 311; difficult position of. just before secession, 309; lark of precedent to guide the, at time of secession, 309, et seq.; no reason for hatred in the. because of secession, 312; Northern love for the Southern section, 313; the Catholic constitution of the, 3H. et seq.; impossibility of existence of a diocesan mdependence in the, 314, et seq.; Dr. Hopkins's criticism of Polk's position regarding the separation of the, 314, et seq.; position in regard to national unity, 317, 318; growth of. in Louisiana, 322; Polk's belief in her influence to mollifv sectional feeling. 326; drawing the sword consistent with a bishop's vows to the. 357; Polk's position in, II. 390-400. See also Church or Enolamd; Ministry; Pbotbstant Epihcopal Church.

Church, A. E., Polk's comrade at West Point, I. 75; professor at West Point, 75.

Church authority, high ideas of, I. 217.

Church discipline, the bishop's reluctance to administer, I. 217.

Church of England, relation to the church in America, I. 300, 343, 344.

Church of the Atonement, Augusta, General Polk's body received by committee from. II. 384.

Church of the Confederate States, action of General Council of. on deaths of Bishop? Polk and Otey. 11.397.

Church University, proposed name for the University of the South, I. 252.

Cincinnati, Ohio, Polk's consecration at, I. 154; General Convention at, 1850. 207; threatened by Kirby Smith, II. 126, 129; General Wright at. 1:M. 135.

Cincinnati, Order of the, William Polk a member of. I. 51.

Ci.«ft, Gen. Henry M.. statement as to force at Chickamauga, II. 269.

CitiTscns, duties in times of public danger, I. 299; personal allegiance of, 299.

Civilization, advance of negroes in, I. 220.

Civil War. wrecks the endowment of the University, I. 232; root of the difficulty rendering possible the, 248. 249; the bishop's deprecation of, 3')0. 301, 311; Bishop Potter on. 313; an act of on the part of the South, 324; how regarded by Polk. 324-328: a prominent reason for the, 11. 340.

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Clark, Gen. Charles, moved from Corinth to Union City, II. 8, 11. 17; offipinl report of the battle of Shiloh, 98; movemen.-8, positions, etc., before and during the battle of Shiloh, 95, 99, 102, 106, 107. 110; wounded at Shiloh, 107.

Clark; Jonas, (*erttfics to fcenuincncNH of Mecklenburg Duclarution of Independence, I. 56.

Clark, Col. Thomas, Valley Forgo memorial tablet, I. 15, note.

Classical education, Polk's rcfcrets at imperfection of his, I. 98, 108; value of, at West Point, 220.

Clay, Henry, Polk's meeting with, I. 109; pornonal appearance and manner, 109; speaks ut meeting of Colonisation Society, 112.

Clayton, Maj.-Gen. H. D., at meeting bt>tween the generals at Cassviilc, II. 357.

Cleburne, Brig.-Gen. Patrick R., brigade detached to Kirby Smith's command, II. 137; movomentx, poNitionSp etc., before Perryvillc, 137, 138, 142. 143, 145; n^ports Buell's advance. 138; position at Murfrecsboro, 182; in battle of Murfreesboro, 182-184. 194, 195; in action on east side of Stone River, 19-1; condition of his

e)9ition on Jan. 2, 194; considers that ragg's retirement i.s necessary, 201; letter to Bragg, 202; at service in camp, 214; portion of, at Dug and Catlott's Gaps, 238; sickness of, 238; movements, positions, etc., at Chick-amauga, in oattle of the 19th, 251, 252; orders issued by Polk to, on failure to find Hill, 259-262, 293; at camp-fire with Hill and Breckinridge. 260, 262; reports the Yankees felling trees, 262, 263; movements, positions, etc., in the battle of the 20th, 267. 270-275, 277, 279, 294; movements, positions, etc., in Meridian campaign. 335; views on emancipation and arming of negroes, 341-343.

Clergy, scarcity in Arkansas, I. 179; the bishop's feelings toward, 217; dcsirabilitv for the South of a native, 224, 225, '233, 238, 239; the University scheme approved by the Southern. 243, 244.

Cleveland, Benjamin, commander at King's Mountain, I. 23.

Cloisters, building at the University of the South, I. 267.

Clyde River. I. 144.

Coast, holding of needed troops on the, II. 16.

Coat of arms, the Polk, I. 2.

Cobbs, N. H., bishop of Alabama, a|>-proves the University scheme, I. 179; Polklikenedto, II. 391.

Coflin, John, charge of, at battle of Eutaw Springs, I. 44,45.

Colonies, efforts to withstand the aggressions of Great Britain, I. 6: did not at first seek severance from mother-country, 8; prise the union with Great Britain, 8; inherited constitutional rights of the. 8; refusal, bv Great Britain, of constitutional rights to, 8; French alliance, 16; scarcity of sabres in, 46; British Constitution suspended, 59.

Colonisation Society, attempts to solvo the slavery question, I. Ill, 113; formation of, 112.

ColoBseum, the, I. 133.

Colt art. Col. J. T., in battle of Murfreesboro, II. 181, 191: gallant charge of.l84; recaptunvi Round Forest, 191.

Columbia, Tenn., parochial charge in, I. 151. 152; Polk's line at, H. 217; operations of Van Dorn and Forrest nt, 217.

Columbia College, New York. I. 245.

Columbia, S. C, ecclesiastical convention at. I. 376.

Columbia Institute, founded. 1.15t. 152.

Columbus, Ky., Polk's refusal to fall from, I. 3(>8: Polk's head(inarters at. 369, 370, 372, 379, :i8(), 382. 11. 57; Beauregard assigned to duty at, 73. 74, 384: command of the river, 17; import4inco of, to Polk, 17; Polk's determination to "Jccure, 17; proparations for occupation of, 17; its fortification and defense, 17, 18, 28, 29. 63, 6S. 70, 71; evacuation of, 18, 79-81: Fremont's intention to occupy, 19; occupied by Pillow, 19: Federal determination to seize, 21; resolution of the Kentucky Senate on the occupation of, 22, 23; Gov. Harris's representations to Pres. Davis in regard to occupation of, 27; occupation a military necessity, 27, 28; feeling of citizens of, in regard to occupation. 28; Polk remains at. 29, 38. 49-51; weakness of the Mississippi River below, 34; Fremont directs movement against, 37; Federal gunboats engage the batteries at, 39; Polk's force at. 38; Grant's movement on, 38; Polk expects Grant's attack on Columbus. 38; batteries at, rake Grant's troops, 40; explosion of Dahlgren gun at, 4 4; Mrs. McIiCan meets Polk at, 56; troops sent from, to Tilghman, 61; cannon destined for, diverted to Forts Henry and Donelson, 61; a winter of watchful 8U8p>ense at, 62; aid for Missouri must come through, 63; Polk assumes command in person at, 70; Grant ordered to make a demonstration ai^ainst, 71; the key to the Mississippi Valley, 72; Grant's advance on, 72; Polk hampered by lack of troops, 72; military op(>rations at ntoppea on account of weather, 73; Polk's determination to stand a siege.

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73; withdmwnl of Federal forces from before, 73; Polk ready to turn over the command to Dcaiiregard, 74: Polk'a objections to giving up, 75, et Hcq.; opinions and critic isms of its strength. 75, 76,78,80; Federal movo-mentH to turn, 75; Beauregard's conviction that it should bo evacuated, 75; difficulty of holding, 75, et seq.; Polk urges upon Buiuregard the moral effect of a stand at, 70; Polk's estimate of fore© necrsHiiry to hold, 77; Beauregard proposes to hold it with a reduced garrison, 77; question of its evacuation, 77, et seq.; "the Gibraltar of the West," 78; turned on the right, 79; draft of men from, to garriiion Island No. 10, 70; effect of the evacuation of, upon Confederate troop.-*, 79, 80; Polk receives orders to evacuate, 80; Polk's official report of the evacuation, 81; Polk's first line of dcfcn.^e of the MiKsissippi, 82; guns of, transferred to Island No. 10 and P'ort Pillow, 82; Polk's march to Shiloh from, 104.

Columbus, Miss., missionary journey to, I. 102; Fcdenil cavalry operations in the neighlx)rhood of, 11. 328; Federal march fnim west Tennessee to, 329; evacuation of, 332.

Commancho Indians, I. 158.

Commencement Hall, building at the University of the Houth, I. 207.

Commonwealth, the, how regarded in New England, I. 7.

Communion, the Holy, celebration with a negro congregation, I. 178.

"Company to dinner," II. .301.

Conduct, the criterion of piety, I. 212.

Confederacy, the Executive Mansion of the, 11. 54; its fat« at Shiloh, 100; enthusiasm in, 119.

Confederate army, work of the church in the, I. 304; Polk commissioned major-gcDcral in, II. 1; difficulty of raising volunteers for, 15; Polk's fears for its.strength, 118, 119; losses at Perrvvillc, IM.

Confctieratc Congress, e«?timat© of Polk in the, I. 3S1; thanks Polk for Belmont, II. 41, 52.

Confederate government, gives no instruction in regard to Kentucky's neutrality, II. 18, 19; dissatisfaction with in Missouri, (V(, 00; hampered by an exaggerated application of the doctrine of State rights, 69; suppresses Bragg'a report of the Kentucky campaign, 106; view of Bragg's relations with his officers, 225; Bragg's relations with, 302; Polk informs it of the progrcHi of Meridian campaign, 32.S-,3;U; Polk commended by, for Meridian campaign, 334.

Confederate States, inauguration of the government at Montgomery, I. 308;

prayers for the President and Con-

fress of, 308; a country foreign to the 'nited States, 345; recognise ncu-tralitv of Kentucky. II. 23, 25; compelled to violate neutrality of Kentucky, 25; feeling toward union with, in Kentucky, 26; policy of abstinence from conquest, 28; Grant docs not recognise their authority, 50, 51; Polk's demand for more vigor to the Administration, 119.

Confederate troops, spirits of, II. 0; soldierly qualities of, 1*.K), 191; Roso-crans's testimony to their intrepidity and skill, 253.

Confederate yell, the, II. 279, 280.

Confidence, an army's, the first element of a commander's succoss, II. 121, 195, 198, 202,203.

Confirmation, an English sermon on, I. 141; administration of, on missionary tour, 159.

Congaree River, I. 33, 38, 43.

Congress. See Confedbratb Con-tiitKHs; Unitkd States Conqress.

Cons<Tipts. Sec Dkbkrterm.

Consecration as Missionary Bishop of the Southwest, I. 154, 155.

Consecration vow, the interpretation of, I. 317, 318.

Conservative churchman, a, I. 217.

Constantine the Great, arch in Rome, , I. 133.

Constitutional liberty, I. 8; the fight for, 301.

Continental Congress, sittings of, in Philadelphia, I. 10; feelings of, in regard to independence, 10; takes no notice of Meclclenburg Declaration of Independence, 10; adjourns to Lancaster, Pa., 14; adjourns to York, Pa., 14; removes Thomas Polk from command, 17; authorises him to raise now regiment, 17; demoralisation in 1778, 10; commissions General Gates to organise an army for defense of the Southern States, 21; recognised by Mecklenburg Resolves, 59.

Continental troops, formation of 4th Regiment, I. 13; Valley Forge Memorial Tablet, 14, 15; sufferings at Valley Forge, 16, 17; difficulty of securing enlistments in, 17; Thomas Polk's alleged refusal to supply them with provisions, 25, 26; Maj. William Polk's 8er\'ice in the, 40-44; loyalty to Washington at Valley Forge, 40.

Contras, percentage of loss at, II. 287.

C-onversion, I. 91-97.

Convocation House, presented to the University of the South, I. 266, 267.

Cooper, William. See Hooper.

Cooper. , member of committee on

constitution and statutcss of the University, I. 259.

Cooper, Gen. Samuel, dispatch from Beauregard to, respecting Columbus,

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II. 77; Beaurefcard's report to. of the battle of Shiloh, 102; Bragg's coin-plainUi to, 132; overworked, 211.

Cooper's Gap, II. 237.

Coosa River, II. 236.

Corinth, Miss., assembling troops at, I. 352; embraced within Department No. 2, II. 1; Polk's troops at, 3; troops ordered to Union City from, 11; Clark moved to Union City from, 17; Polk's headquarters at, 60; headquarters of the Army of Mississippi, 61; Polk's command sent to, 84; strategical importance of, 87; concentration of Confederate troops at, 87, 88, 02; Federal plans again^, 88; Polk ordered to join the main army at, 88; A. S. Johnston's arrival at, 88; march of Bragg's corps from, 93; topography of the surrounding country*, 93; Gen. Jordan on the movements of the army from, 100; Polk's position in march toward Shiloh from, 100-102; Beauregard anticipates retreat to, 102, 103; reasons lor dclav in movements between 8hilch and, 103, et seq.; roads in the neighborhood of, 103, ct seq.; unhealthy condition of. 117; Federal engineering works between the Tennessee River and. 118; Van Dom defeated at, 132, 133; Pres. Davis on the battle of, 133; Sherman's expected operations around, 322; Forrest's base of operations in west Tennessee, 334; surrendered by Beauregard, 334; recovered from Federal possession, 334.

Cork, bishop of. I. 194.

Comwallis, Gen., experiences in North Carolina. I. 0; Col. Thomas Polk's opposition to, 20; issues proclamation against patriots of South Carolina, 22; violence of his troops, 22; enters Charlotte, 22; has the Carolinas at his mercy, 29; confiscat<» Thomas Polk's property, 22; pursuit of, by General Greene, 16; charges against Thomas Polk of having taken protection from, 34-37; protection furnished by, 19; accorded protection to Esekiel Polk, 36; ravages in the Carolinas, 38; retreat from Charlotte, 41; retreat to Wilmington, 43; William Polk's skirmishes with, 43; narrow escape at Cowan's Ford, 42.

Correspondence, Mrs. Polk's, I. 202, 203.

Cotton, high price of, II. 110; Polk's losses by the burning of, 119; destruction of, a military necessity, 119.

Cotton belt, views on slavery beyond the, I. 224; slavery ultimately to be confined to the, 228; social season of, 230; commerce in the, 234.

Cotton lands, purchase of, in Mia8i»* rippi, I. 209.

Couriers, line of, between West Point and Oxford, II. 332.

Courtesies of life, Mrs. Polk*s liking for the, I. 202.

Cowan's Ford, General Davidson killed at, I. 30; battle of, 42.

Cowans, Tcnn., II. 218; question of taking po»t at.222; Polk and Buckner ordered to, 223; formation of line at, 223

Cowpens, battle, I. 42.

Cmb Orchaid, Buell threatens, II. 163.

"Credit of the family, the," I. 191.

Crescent Regiment, in battle of Shiloh, II. 109.

Crittenden, Maj.-Gen. Qeorpe B., Bucll's plan of operations against, II. 60; operations in eastern Kentucky, 69.

Crittenden, Maj.-Gen. Thomas L., commanding Buell's ri^ht corps, II. 147; position Oct. 6, 1862, 147; movements and positions, orders relative thereto, etc.. before and during the battle of PerryviUe, 147, 148, 151, 152, 156; strength at Perryville, 152; pursuit of Polk by his corps, 163; movements in Kentucky campaign, 168, 169; in battle of Murfreesboro, 179, 181; his leaders at Murfreesboro, 179; commanding left wing of Rose-crans's army, £i7; movements and positions, orders relative thereto, etc., before and during the battle of Chick-amauga, 237-244. 248, 253, 269, 270; Polk recommends attacking, 238; Bragg's failure to utilise his opportunities against, 239, 240, 243; Bragg turns attention to, 240; Polk's endeavors to crush, 241; strength in battle of the 19th, 253. See also Bvrdbtown; I^eb and Gordon's Mill ; Perrtvillk ; Rznooold ; Thomas; Whbeler.

Cromwell, Oliver, I. 3.

Crop-Elars, the, I. 7.

Cuba, views on the annexation of, 1.224.

CuUom, Maj.-Gen. Geoige W., chief of BtafiF to Ualleck, II. 78; opinion of defenses of Columbus, 78.

Cumberland Ford, Ky., Confederate occupation of, II. 28.

Cumberland Gap, Gen. George Morgan's position at, II. 120, 126; Kirbv Smith ordered to move against, 124; Kirby Smith's crossing near, 126; escape of George Morgan from, 131;

Proposed Confederate occupation of. 34; the garrison marehing toward Cincinnati. 134; Bragg's communications by way of, 136; Buell's plan to cut off Bragg from. 147; Buell threatens the line to. 163; Polk's army crosses. 164. Cumberland Mountains, II. 124; crossed by the Army of Mississippi, 125; crossed by Kirby Smith, 126.

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Cumberland River, Polk calls A. S. Johnston's attention to the importance of its defensea. II. 36, 37; Polk intrusted with the defense of, 36; defense of, 36, 37, 60. 61, R2: rocon-nainance on, by Lieut. Dixon, 91; Grant and Polk's plan of operations on the, 69; propomd obstruction of, 134; crossed by Bragg, 171; operations on, 172; Stone River a tributary of. 180.

Cunnmgham, Robert, leader of Tory troops in South Carolina, I. 12.

Curtis, Samuel R., Polk's comrade at West Point, I. 75; major-general in the United States armv, 75; prepares to move on Arkansas from southwest Missouri, 11. 69.

Custom-house troubles, 1.131,134-136.

Cutlery, Sheffield, 1. 143.

Dabesac, , American chargd d'affaires at The Hague, I. 131, 132.

Dahlgren gim, explosion of, at Columbus. II. 44-46.

Dale River, I. 3.

Daleville, Ga., II. 330.

DaUas, Ga., distance from Chattanooga, II. 236; roads connecting with, 236, 237; Bragg relinquishes command at, 315: Thomas ordered to move on Johnston at, from Chattanooga, 321. 322, 324; Sherman's designs on. 323; Polk's prophecy of reappearance of Sherman's main column at, 335: Hardee returns to, 335; reinforcements sent to Polk from, 335; Sherman moves on Johnston at, 348; distance from Resaca, 349; Sherman's plan to hold Johnston at, 349; Johnston attempts to withdraw from, 350; Hood moves to Reaaca from, 351; Johnston's reception of Polk at, 352; Polk and Hood report to Johnston at, 353; Confederate march toward. 358; Hardee and Polk's operations at, 358.

Dallas, Ia., diocesan work at, I. 321, 322

Dan River, the, I. 4, 42.

Daniel, Gen., comical position of, at reception of Lafayette in North Carolina, I. 49, 50.

Danville, Ky., Kirby Smith's forces at, II. 135; Bragg at, 137, 143; Stevenson at, 137, 145; Polk's proposition to fall back by way of, 138; Polk's troops on road to, 144; point indicated for possible retreat from Perry-ville, 154.

Dartmouth, Lord, Gov. Martin's letter to, I. 59; transcript of Mecklenburg Resolves, 59.

Davidson, Dr. J. P., I. 349.

Davidson, Williaip, major of 4th Regiment of Continental troops, I. 11; Valley Forge memorial tablet, 16,

note; Brig.-Gen., killed at Cowan's Ford, 30; harasses Comwallis, 23; question of succession to. 30; service of, 30; William Polk's service with, 41; raises troops in North Carolina, 42; attacks Bntish at Cowan's Ford, 42; mortally wounded, 42.

Davidson Academy, I. 47.

Davidson County, represented by William Polk in the House of Commons, L46.

Davie, Maj. William, takes post of commissary of the forces, I. 28.

"Davie Copy" of Mecklenburg Declaration, I. 57.

Davis, Rt. Rev. Thomas F., approves the University scheme, I. 243; Northern admiration for, 313.

Davis, Jefferson, Polk's comrade at West Point, I. 75; President of the Confederate States of Amcrira, 75; correspondence with I^^eonidos Polk, 352, 353, 370, 371, 373, 374. 379, 380, 383, 384, II. 13-15, 2&-29, 63-65, 206, 207, 20&-210, 300. 3a3-317, 324, 328-331; invites Bishop Polk to visit him, I. 353; dinner with, 385; intention to take the field, 385; discusses aflaira with the bishop, 385; urges Polk to take commission, 356, 360; notified of Polk's determination, 357-359,361; understanding of Polk'a position, 361, 362; Polk sends his resignation to, 370-373, 380, II. 37, 73; rofuncf to accept Polk's resignation, I. 373, 378, 383, 384, II. 50, 73; conversation between Bishop Meade and, on Polk's resignation, I. 376; Polk withdraws his application for release, 379; estimate of Polk's character and abilities, 381-384, II. 2. 32: insists on Polk accepting command in Department of the Miseissippi, 3; Polk's recommendations to, as to changes in his field of work, 14; sickness of, 15; correspondence of Polk with, touching the neutrality of Kentucky, 21, 26-29; justifies Polk's invasion of Kentucky, 21; representations of Gov. Harris to, about occupation of Kentucky, 27; refera Kentucky question to A. S. Johnston, 27; orders occupation of Kentucky to be limited by the necessity, 27; anxiety in regard to attitude of Kentucky, 28; letter from A. S. Johnston, 28; efltorts to induce him to order the evacuation of Kentucky. 28; informal dinnera at Spottswood House, 54, 55; N. R. Jennings vbits, to seek reinforcements, 63; dispatch from A. S. Johnston to, before Shilob, 100; opinion on charges against Van Dom. 132, 133; ordera Polk to Richmond and questions him as to Bragg'a generalship, 165; visits the Army of Missisaiptu at Murfreesboro, 177,

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178; confidence in Brags;, 202; directo J. E. Johnston to investigate Bragg's troubles, 202, 203; letter from Polk to, in regard to the Bragg investigation. 206, 207; consultaleading officers as to Bragg's capacity, 291; decides to retain Bragg in command, 291; removes Hill from command, 296; Polk's interview with, after su»-pension, 299; opinion of Bragg's action, 299; dismisses charges against Polk, 299; letter from Polk in regard to Bragg's incapacity, 300, 303-305; offers to replace Polk in command, 299; reasons for retention of Brai^ in command, 300; Bragg's patriotic declaration to, 301; investigates discontent against Bragg at Tullahoroa, 315; letter from Polk, desiring J. E. Johnston's appointment in Uragg's place. 315-317; misunderstanding between J. E. Johnston and. 310, 320; Polk asks for return of four brigades lent to Johnston, 32-1; Polk's dispatches to, regarding the Meridian campaign, 328; orders reinforcements sent to Polk, 335; Polk senda plan of an aggressive campaign, 336; orders Polk to turn over command to Stephen D. Ixh?, 3G2; relations with Polk. 390; author of "Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government," 390; tribute to Polk, 390; '*etter to Bishop Elliot on occasion of PoPx's burial, 390.

Davis, Mrs. JeiTerson, II. 55.

Davis, Bris.-Gen. Jefferson C. in battle of Murfreesboro, II. 183-185; movements, positions, etc., in battle of Chickamauga, 250,251,253,269,270, 276.

Deacon, ordination of Polk as, I. 121.

Dead and wounded at Belmont, transportation of the, II. 56, 57.

Death, reflections on, I. 117, 125, 126, 133. 134. 148, 149, 166, 167, II. 357.

Debt, provisions of Mecklenburg Resolves, I. 61; evils of, 103.

Decatur, .\la.. II. 221; march of Federal troops from Meridian to, 330.

Dechard, Tenn., 11. 218; Federals destroy the railroad at, 220; Bragg at, 222.

Decisive battles of the world, losses in, II. 287, 288.

Declaration of Independence, signing of, in Pliiladelphia, I. 10; the first, 41 (see also Mecklenburq Dbo


at meeting at Lookout Mountain, 247.

Declaration of Principles of the University of the South, I. 248; conditions of, 252.

DeKalb, Miss., burning com at, II. 330.

Delano, origin of surname, 1.3.

De la Noye, change of surname to Noyes and Delano, I. 3.

Delaware, Charles Polk, Governor of,


Delaware River, colonists on the, I. 4.

Demopolia, Ala^ Sherman's movement

on, II. 323; Polk at, 329, 336; reii»-

forcements reach Polk at, 335; delay

in Hardee's troops reaching. 335, 336;

meeting of Polk with Chaplain Bak»-

well at, 357.

Denominational institutions of learning

weaken other institutions, I. 233. Department No. 2, Polk assigned to command of, II. 1; territory of, 1, 2: Tennessee troops in, 3; scarcity ot money in, 3; commissariat matters. 3; A. S. Johnston assumes command of, 33; difficulties of the commander-ship of, 34; disaster attending. 35; Polk's proposal to restrict J. £. Johnston to charee of, 211.

Department of Ambama, Mississippi, and east I^uisiana, Polk aasignea to command of, II. 318.

Department of Mississippi, Polk's desire that command of should be given to A. S. Johnston or Lee, II. 2; Polk ordered to take command of, 344; Polk's administration, 330.

Department of the West, Polk recommends A. 8. Johnston for command of the, I. 385, 386; the command offered to Polk, but declined, 386; boundaries of, 386; Polk takes command of, 388; discontent in, at delay of reinforrements, II. 87.

Department of War, grants amnesty to deserters, etc., in Polk's department, II. 319.

Deserters, absentees, and fugitive conscripts, boldness of, in Polk's department, II. 318; Polk's action against, 339.

Deshler, Brig.-Gen. James, at Chickap mauga, II. 271; killed, 274.

De Soto, La., diocesan visit to, I. 323.

Devereux, Frances, engagement to Poik, I. 106; relifdous teaching from her affianced, 106, 108; marriage to Leonidas Polk, 121, 192. See also Polk, Frances.

Devereux, John, visit to, I. 115; gift of negroes from, 146; father of Mrs. Frances Polk, 189; owner of The Roanoke, 192.

Devereux, Mrs. Polk's correspondence with. I. 167; death of, 182; Mrs. Polkas inheritance from, 183.

Diary, extracts from a European, 1.132' 136.

Dick River, II. 136.

Dickson, Col. Jos., signs request for Thomas Polk's appointment to Salia-bury District, I. 30.

Diligence, a French, I. 128.

Dinner party in the field, a, II. 361.

Diocesan affairs, past over for sterner work, I. 363.

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Diocoaan eonrentions: 1A49, T. 205; 1850, 206; 1853, 208; 1861, admiamoa of new jMiriahes at, 322.

Diocesan independence, its poesibilitv discumed. I. 314, et seq.; iU-conma* ered use of the phraae, 316, 329, et oeq.

Diplomatic usage. I. 132.

DiiKipIine, love of, I. 69; an example ot episcopal, 217, 218.

Disunion, doubtful States, I. 313.

Divine senace at headquarters, II. 369, 370.

Dixon, lieut. Joseph, report on works at Forts Henry and Donelson, II. 60,61.

Doctor's Fork, battle of Pcrryville on, II. 154; junction with Chaplin's Creek, 154, 156; crossed by MitrhcU's division, 154; crossed by Sheridan's division, 154; formation of McCook's line on, 155.

Doneffal, the Pollock family in, I. 3.

Donelson, Brig.-Gen. Daniel S., I. 74, 107; in battle of Murfrecsboro, II. 187-189.

Donelson, Fort. See Fort Donri^on.

Dorchester, S. C. Lieut. William Polk ordered to, I. 38; William Polk in action at, 43.

Dousherty, Col. Henry, wounded at Belmont, II. 51, 52; permission Rranted his wife to nurse him, 52.

Drawing, difficulties over exercises at West Point, I. 81-87; Polk's standing in examination on, at West Point, 85-88.

Dry Valley Road, Tiongstreet's desire to operate on, II. 283.

DubUn, I. 144.

Duck River. Polk retires to the, II. 196; base of supplies for the army, 197; the Confederate position on. 217; character of the country. 218, 219.

Dug Gap, road through, II. 237; Cleburne guards, 238; Negloy's movement toward, 239.

Dumont, Bri|(.-Gen. Ebcncser, commands division in Buell's army, II. 148; position on Oct. 6, 1802,148.

Durham, Eng.. I. 144.

Duncan, Rev. Herman, I. 218.

Duty, devotion to, I. 69, 70, 106, 153, 154, 166, 361. II. 387.

Eagleville, Hardee commands left at,

ft. 179. Eastern Shore. See Martland. East Port, Miss., Federal movement to,

11.84. "Ea.Htport," the, gunboat on Tennessee

River, II. 61. East Tennessee. See Tbnnebser. Eaton, A. B., Polk's command at West

Point, I. 75; mnjor-general in the

United States army, 75.

Ecclosiastical affatrs, past over for sterner woik, I. 363.

Ecclesiastical conference, difficulty of holding, just before secession, I. 309.

Ecclesiastical history and polity, studies in, I. 108.

Economy, practice of, II. 83. 367.

Ector. Brig.-Gen. M. D., in battle of Chickamauga, II. 248.

Edinburgh, I. 144.

Education, Leonidas Polk's early. I. 63; at Chapel Hill, 64-69; at West Point. 69-98, 101; the Fellenberg system of, 132; of the bishop's family, 186. 188, 190, 194, 202; necessity of, in the South, 224; views on, 240; its benefita to the South, 249. See also Uni-


Education Society, Polk attends meeting of, at Washington, I. 109.

Edwards, Eunice, grandmother of Mrs. Frances Polk, I. 189.

Edwards, Jonathan, great-grandfather of Mrs. Frances Polk, I. 189.

Elixabcthtown, Ky.. II. 146; Polk ordered to occupy, 137; Buell's cavalry at, 170.

Elk River, N. J., Washington's march to meet Howe on the, I. 40.

Elk River, Tenn.. II. 218; question of fighting on the. 238; Braot's plan to place his army upon, 197; Bragg withdraws to south side of, 222.

Elliott, Rt. Rev. Stephen, views on the University idea, 1. 222; canvassing for subscriptions for the University. 232; Polk's friendship for, 235, et seq.; character, 235,236; correspondence with Polk, 237-243, 256-258. 354, 359-361, 363, 364, 368, II. 118, 119; educational experience of, I. 237, 238; appointed joint commissioner to raise endowment for the University, 252; on committee on constitution of the University, 253; member of committee on constitution and statutes of the University, 269: proposed resignation of, from parochial duties, 256. 257; consultation with Bishop Hopkins, 260; Northern admiration for, 313; proposes conference of delegates at Montgomery, 328, 340; assumes part of Polk's diocesan work, 363; views on Polk's acceptance of a commission, 366; Polk's oest correspondent, 368; on the battle of Murfreea-boro, 368; preaches in camp, II. 214; tribute to, 385; conducts Polk's funeral service, 385, 386, 393; letter from Pres. Davis to, on occasion of Polk's burial, 390; eulogy of Polk, 393-395; the bishop of Georgia, I. 215, et seq.; Polk's funeral, II. 385.

Elliott, Maj. William, assistant adjutant general, issues Gen. Stephen liCe's orders on death of Gen. Folk* II. 397.

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Eloquence, relative value of, I. 212.

Elysian Fields. I. 135.

Emancipation, Bishop Polk's attitude towards, I. 179, 180; the practical question of, 226, 227. see also Africa; Neoroes; Slavery: Slave**.

Embeszlement of trust funds by a broker. I. 208.

Emmet, Dr. Thomas Addis, I. 20, note.

Emor>', W. H., Polk's comrade at West Point, I. 75; major-general in the United States army, 75.

Endowment of University, schema for, I. 231, 232.

Engineer corps, organised to determine on site for University, I. 24i)-:<Jo0.

England, visit to, I. 138-144; the scenery of, 140, 141; breakfasts in, 141; congregations in, 141; traveling in, 250; the bbhop's dtudy of the educational system of, 21U; sanction of slave-trade, 226; educational reports of, 253, 254. 256. See also Great Britain.

English, Irish hatred of. I. 2.

English civilization, in Bishop Polk's dioce.«je, I. 157.

Engliith history, the glorious period of, according to New England ideas, I. 0.

Enlistment, dii*advantage of short terms of, 11. 15.

Enterprise, Miss., Polk and Hardee exchange places at, II. 300; Polk's arrival at, 316; Sherman moves on, 328, 329; Polk at, 341; life in camp at, with Mr«. Polk, 344.

Enunciation, clearnciw of, I. 212.

Epidemics, the bishop in. I. 216.

Episcopal functions, close of Polk's, I. 36:3, 364.

Episcopal office, Polk's jealousy of the, 1.217; the highest office on eiirth, 362.

l^piscopal work, prosperous condition of, I. 208.

Epping Forest, stag-hunting in, I. 139, 140.

Erostianism, charges of, I. 317.-

Espionage at West Point. I. 79, 80.

Etowah River, II. 236, 362; burninj^ of bridge over, 352; ('onfederate withdrawal across, 356; Federals rebuild bridge across, 365; view of, from Pine Mountain, 372; Capt. Morris's recollection of tiie retreat from Cass-ville to the south .<ude of, 37(^;»2.

Ewell, Col. Benjamin S., at Polk's funeral, II. 383.

Europe, emigration to America from, I. 7; Dr. Mcllvaine's trip to, 119; Polk sails for, 127; tour in, 127-144; critical condition of, 129; educational reports of, consulted by Polk and Elliott, 253, 254, 260; visit of the bishop's daughters to, 258.

Eutaw Springs, battle of. I. 43^5.

EvangoUcalism, Polk's feelings toward, I. 108.

Example, the force of, II. 83. Exchangee cf prisoners, discussion of

principles of, II. 47, 48; negotiations

between Grant and Polk on, 49-52;

a lady's trip on an expedition for, 58. Experimental railway, the, I. 149, 150. Experimenting, a costly experience, I.


Fairbanks, George R., member of committee on constitution and statutes of the University, I. 259; elected commissioner of buildings and lands of the University of the South, 265.

Faith, the bishop's views on. I. 212.

Falconer. Mai. Kinlock, assistant adjutant-general, II. 375; promulgates General Orders No. 2, 376.

Family cares, I. 152.

Family devotions, I. 194, 195, 196.

Family influence over students. I. 229. 230.

Family life, the sanctity of, I. 198, 199.

Fanning, Col. David, captures HiUs-boro. I. 33.

Farming, I. 145, 147. 152.

Farragut. Adm. David G., to make demonstration against Mobile. II. 324.

Fast-day. appointed by Pres. Buchanan, I. 303; Polk's form of prayer to be used by the church on, 303, 304; Bishop Potter's sermon on, 312, 313.

Fauquier Sound, I. 3.

Fayetteville, Ark., missionary visit to, I. 165.

Federal army, advantages of river navigation held by the. II. 35; gunboats of, 35; steady advance after Shiloh, 117; distribution throughout Kentucky and Tennessee, 123; forces available in Kentucky campaign, 134 135; losses at Perryvillc, 158.

Federal elections, Forrest sent to break up. 11.331.

Federal government, policy toward the South, II. 5; impavibiiity of its recognising the neutrality of Kentucky, 18. Federal navy, growth of, II. 34. Fellenbcrg, Dr., visit to the school of, at

Berne, I. 132. Ferguson, Col., killed at King's Moun- "

tain, I. 23. Ferguson, Brig.-Gen. Samuel W., operating with Forrest, II. 327. Ferns, The, residence of John Devereuz.

I. 189.

Field-hands, clothing the, I. 199. Fighting chaplain, a, II. 216. Financial embarrassments. I. 152, 153,

156. ia3. 183. " Firm and steadfast to the end," I. 386. First-fruits, offerings of the. I. 200. First rebel, the. II. 49. Flafs, Polk 8(>lects a headquarters flag.

II. 36.S, ;j(}y.

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Fletcher, Col., leader of Tory troops in South Carolina, I. 12; capture of, 38.

Florence, palaces of, I. 136.

Florida, Polk's appeal to, for cooperation in the University project, I. 232, et seq.; 8eces<uon fcoltng in. 301.

Flour-mill, operatins a, I. 152.

"Flush times," of .\labama, I. 172.

Fluxions, study of, I. 76, 77.

Fogg, G. M., member of committee on constitution and statutes of the University, I. 259.

•'Folly,'^ saddle-horse, I. 168.

Fond*, the cUHtom-house at, I. 134.

Foote. Adm. Andrew Hull, in naval expedition on the MisHiisippi, 11. 78; opinion of defenses of Colurnbus, 78.

Foreign and Domestic Missions, misconceptions at the North of Polk's attitude in regard to, I. 318, 319.

Forrest, Gen. Nathan B., commanding brigade of the cavalry in Army of MiMsissippi, H. 123; operations in middle Tennessee, 123, 125: misleads Bragg by mistaken reports, 125; ordered toward Nashville, 120; reports Federal evacuation of Nashville, 126; operations at Columbia, 217; at Alexander's Bridge, 246; movements, positions, etc., in Chicka-mauga, 248, 249. 252, 267, 274; Bragg sends aid to, 248; writes to Polk, urging pursuit, 282; Bragg ignores his requci>t to pursue, 282; reports confusion at Chattanooga. 304, 305; Sooy Smith sent by Grant against, 321; movements, positions, etc., in Meridian campaign, 324, 325, 327-334, 336; Chalmers and Ferguson operating with, 327; Federal cavalry moves on, at Grenada, 328; takes Corinth as base of operations in west Tennessee, 334; Polk strengthens, 338; operations in north Mississippi and west Tennessee, 347.

Forsyth, John, letter from Bragg to, II. 117.

Fort Donelson, fall of, II. 35, 60, 75, 76: delay in works on, 36; Polk's ana Lieut. Dixon's reports on the works at, 60, 61; Halleck decides to move upon. 71; Federal preparations for attack on, 73; investment of, 73; hard fighting at. 74; Cheatham ordered to check reinforcements for, 74.

Fort Gibson, Ind. Ter., missionary visit to, 156; station established, 179.

Fort Granby, I. 43.

Fort Henry, fall of, I. 384, II. 35, 60, 73, 75; works at, 36; Polk's and Lieut. Dixon's reports on the works at, 60, 61; Halleck decides to move upon, 71; F\}deral preparations for attack on, 73.

Fort Holt, Ky., Grant orders garrison at, to advance on Columbus, 11. 38; Federal advance on Columbus from.

Fort Mercer, captured by British. I. 14.

Fort MilJIin, captured by British, I. 14.

Fort M(»tt, surrender of, I. 30.

Fort Pillow, fortifications at. I. 371; weakness of, 11. 16; Polk's third line of defense of the Mississippi, 17, 82; work of completion of, 17; Polk's endeavors to fortifyi 63; strategical importance of, 75; in charge of Capt. Lynch, 82; lack of guns at, till after evaciuition of Columbus, 82; strength of, 82; W. M. Polk at, 85; troops withdrawn from New Madrid to, 85.

Fort Sinnter, attick on, I. 323.

Fort Towson, Ind. Ter., missionary visit to. L 167, 168.

Forum Romanonim. the. I. 132. 133.

Fourth of July, an old-fashioned, I. 64, 65; a Southern celebration of, 244, 240; at Jx>okout Mountain, 248.

Fourth South Canilina Kcgiment, I. 38.

Fourth Regiment of South Carolina Horse. nilHcni by William Polk, I. 43.

France, colonial alliance with, I. 16; wayside M^cnet^ in, 128; fruit in, 128; harvent in, 128; revolution in, 128, 129; distrcas in. 129; feare of interference of the Great Powers in, 129: the bi-^hop's study of the e<lucationai system of, 210; educational reports of, consulted by Polk and Elliott, 254, 255.

Frankfort, Ky., Kirby Smith's anticipated move to, II. 131; Kirby Smith at, 135, 141, 142, 145; Kirby Smith's center of concentration, 135; Bragg arranges to go to. to inaugurate the provisional governor of Kentucky, 137; BucU's reported advance on, 139; Bragg engages to be at, 139; Cleburne fails back to. 142, 145; inaugurating a provisional government in, 142,143, 145; Buell's feint towanl, 143, 145; BucH's advance on, 145; Bragg at. 145; Sill moves upon, 147; Sill's and Dumoni's position near, 148; forces in front of, 147; Sill's march to Perry-ville from, 15^; failure of Bragg's plans at, attributed to Polk, 167; Sill's march from lA>uisville to, 168; Kirby Smith ordered to, 172; Polk ordered to move toward, 173: Buell'a position near, 174; Federal position near, 179.

Franklin Iload, II. 180, 181; Rosecrans's formation on, 181; Wither's ix>Bitta>i on, 182.

Frederick, Prince, of Holland, I. 132.

Frederick, percentage of loss at Lagris and Valmi, II. 287.

Freeman, Rt. Rev. G. W., bishop of Arkansas and Texas, I. 119; approves the University scheme. 243.

Fremantle, Lt.-('ol. Arthur James. Colonel of Cold Stream Guards. II. 161; narration of Polk's adventure at

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Penyville, 160-161; ncoUectiona of Polk, 213, 214.

Fremont, Maj.-Gen. John C, opposes Pillow and Hardee, II. 16; a»«igna Grant to command in southeast Missouri, 19; determination to occupy Columbus, 20; directs movement against Columbus, 37; plans to drive Jeff Thompson from southeoist Missouri, 37; plans to check the sending of reinforcements to Price, 37,38.

French, study of, I. 68, 69; rank in, at West Point, 73.

French, Maj.-Gen. Samuel G., advances to Jackson, II. 325; movements, positions, etc., in Atlanta campnign, 348, 356, 357, 358. 371, 377-381; Polk sends verbal momage to, by the writer, 371; Polk's last order to, 371.

French Catholics in Louimana, I. 169.

French ciWlisation, in Bishop Polk's diocese, I 157.

French refugees in Marengo Co., Alabama, I. 171.

Friday's Ferry, S. C, action at, I. 43.

Frohock, John, a&«ociatcd in foundation of Charlotte, I. 5, 6.

Fruit, in France, I. 128.

Fulton, Dr. John, reminiscences of the bishop, I. 211-216; on the notion of the convention on Polk's ponition in regard to the Church's attitude on secession, 333-335; signs call for conference at Montgomery, 348, 349; rector of Trinity Church, New Orleana, 369; letter from Polk to,

Gailor, Thomas F., Rt. Rev., on the reorganization of the University of the South, I. 265-207.

Gaines, Maj.-Gen., Polk's meeting with,

I. 71, 72. Gainsboro, T. 168.

Gale, Col. W. D., Polk's aide-do-camp,

II. 281, 355; report of interview between Polk and Bragg, 2S1; letter from Johnston to, re«^irdinK Polk's attitude at CaHsvillc, ;i."»cV-;i.')7; story of operations in Alab:uii:x, 357, 35S; accompanies I'olk on 'lis f:ita! inspection tour, 372; story of Polk's Inst davs, 308. 369, 372; account of Polk's death, 374.

Gales, Ja«K}ph, at an old-fnshioncd Fourth of July dinner, I. 64; editor of the National IrUdligencer, 143.

Gales, Mrs., I. 143.

Galveston, Tex., parish organised, I. 179.

Gantt, Col. Thomas T., in defense of New Madrid, fl. 08.

Gamctt, Gen. Rol^crt S., serving in northwest Virginia. I. 355.

Gairard- County, Ky., mu<ftering of Union troops in, 11. 25.

Gates, Gen. Horatio, intrigues in interest of, I. 16; replaced by Gen. Greene, 16; organises army for defense of Houthern States, 21; offers Thomas Polk position as commissary-general. 21; march to Camden, 21; retreat from Camden, 21, 22; abandons Charlotte, 22; popular di84ati<ifaction with, 22; receives reinforcements under Smallwood, 23; charges Thomas Polk with suspicious conduct, 25-29; arrival at Salisbury, 24; letter to Small-wood, 25, 26; Polk reports to, at Salisbury, 26; Polk resigns as com-mi&viry, 26, 27; dilatoriness in paying Thomas Polk, 2«, 29; takes command of the Southern array, 41; Jefferson's amurances to, 42; relieved of command of army at Charlotte, 42.

General Assembly of North Carolina, William Polk in the, I. 47.

General Convention, appoints Polk Missionary Bishop of the Southwest,

1. 15-4; at Cincinnati, 207; of 1841, 178; of 1853. 208; of 1856 (Philadelphia'), Polk'A anxious awaiting of, 243; endon<es the University scheme, 244.

General Orders: Special Orders No. 8, II. 92, 93; General Field Orders No.

2, 375.

Geometry, study of, I. 67.

Gcorpetown, D. C, I. 109; interest in, in Colonisation Society's work, 112.

Georgetown, Ky., Kirby Smith's force at, II. 131.

Georcia, Ix>yalists in, I. 16, 17; Civil War threatened in, 17; Polk's appeal to, for co<'»peration in the University project, 232, et acq.; the bishop of, see Klmott; seco.H^ion f<»oling in, 301; threatened by Fedoral-s, II. 221; vulnerability of western, 237; Johnston in, 332: Johnst/jn threatene<l in northern, 340; Sherman's operations in northern, 3i9.

Georgian claims, debates in House of RcprertenUitivos, I. 113.

Germantt>wn. battle of, I. 12. 40, 41; William Polk wounded at, 40; Gen. Nash mortally wounded at, 40, 41.

Germany, educational report-" of, consulted by Polk and Elliott, 1. 25^1, 255.

GettyMbtirg, Pa, Polk's despondent feeling after the battle of, II. I IS, 119; I.«e'8 strength at, 287; pcreen-tage of the Federal loss at, 2S7; losses of the Army of Northern Virginia at. compared with those of the Army of Tennessee at Chickamauga, 287.

Giant's Causeway, I. 144.

"Gibraltar of the We.««t, the," II. 78.

Gib.son, Brig.-Gen. Randall L., commanding brigade at Shiloh, II. 112.

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Gilbert. Brig.-Gen. Charles C, commanding Buell's renter corps, II. 147; movements, positions, etc., before and during the battle of Perryvillc, 147, 148, 151, 152, IW, 155, 157. 174, 175; strength at Perryville, 152; sends reinforcements to McCook, 161; movements in I^entucky campaign, 168, 169.

Gilchrist, Griselda marries William Polk, I. 48; death of. 48.

Gilmer. Col., chief of Corps of Engineers, approves works at, Columbus, II. 75, 76.

Girix, comparison with boys regarding difficulty of educating. I. 110.

Gist, Brig.-Gen. S. R., movements, position, etc.. in battle of Chickamauga, II. 272, 273, 278.

Gla-sgow, Ky., BraiEg's arrival at, II. 127; arrival of Polk's corps at, 127; Buell's advance toward, 128; advantages of situation at, not realized, 132; delay in Bragg'a movements to Bardsi-town from, 133; Buell's intention to attack Bragg at, 170; Bragg's movement on, 171; Bragg's seizure of Buell's communications at. 172.

Glasgow, Scotland. I. 2. 144.

Glass'.s Mill. Hill's position opposite, II. 246; Breckinridge's po*«ition at, 253.

Glover, 8urah, marries J. S. Lyon, I. 175.

God's providence, mysteries of, I. 237, 238.

Gooding, Col. Michael, captured at Perr>villp. II. 161.

Goodrich, Dr. Charles, president of the Standing Committee, I. 211; rector of St. Paul's, New Orlcana, 331; views on the position of the Church conse<]uent on secession, 331, 332.

Gorgas, General, I. 174.

Gospel, the way to preach the, I. 212.

Go*^ips, Polk's attitude toward, 11. 362.

Guttingen University, an imitation of, I. 248.

Govan. Brig.-Gen. Daniel C, in battle of Chickamauga, II. 273.

"Gown, the sword over the." I. 362, 365. et seq.

Grace Church. St. Francisville. annual convention of the diocese of I^uisiana at, I. 336, et seq.

Graham, Gcorpe, certifies to genuineness of the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence, I. 56.

Graham, Col. Joseph, leads North Carolina troops against South Carolina Tories, I. 12; hara&scs Cornwallis, 23.

Graham, Gov. William A., declaration as to Mecklenburg's revolutionary spirit, I. 9: refutes chanrcs against 'Thoroas Polk, 21. 30; governor of North Carolina. .V), noU»; address delivered at Charlotte. 56. note.

Granby. 8. C, Lieut. William Polk ordered to, I. 38.

Granby Fort. See Fort Granbt.

Grand Junction, Tenn., concentration of Federal troops at, II. 325.

Granger, Maj.-Cen. Gordon, movements, positions, etc., before and during the battle of Chickamauga, II. 238, 245, 253, 256, 271, 274, 276. 277, 279.

Grant. Gen. U. S.. assigned to command in southeast Missouri, II. 19; forestalled at Columbus by Pillow, 19, 20; instructions to, to occupy Columbus, 20; ordered to move aniinst Columbus, 37; stationed at Cairo, 37; his attack on Columbus expected by Polk, 38; orders troops to Syke»-ton, 38; attacks and captures camp at Belmont, 39; defeated at Belmont, 40. et seq.; report of prisoners taken at Belmont, 41; recalls troops sent after Thompson, 42; forces and los-ses at Belmont, 42; gallantn' at Belmont, 42; movement against Thomp^mn, 42; meeting between Polk and, 48; on principles of conducting war, 4S; Polk's impros.sions of, 48; correspondence with Polk, 49-52; does not recognise the Southern Confederacy, 50, 51; forms column at St. Ix}uis for operations on the rivers, 69; ordered to make demonstration against Columbus, 71; advances on Columbus from Cairo and Paducah, 72; withdraws from demonstration again <t Columbus, 73; key to his success. 7S: poHition at Pittsburgh Landing, 92; encamped at Shilon Church, 93; question as to the condition of his command at Shiloh, 115, 116; Confederate belief as to the possibility of his capture at Shiloh, 116; Van Dorn assigned to watch, 122; commanding in west Tennessee, 123, 121; Van Dorn ordered to move against, 124; opposed by Van Dorn in west Tennes!«ee, 124; reinforces Buell. 127, 128, 172; defeats Van Dorn, 132; J. K. John.ston ordered to oppose him in Missitviippi. 211; Polk proposes to attack, 290; assumes command at Chattanooga. 315; Polk's diflirultic3 with men paroled bv, at Vicksburg, 318; quits operations along the Tenne&see hne. 321; proposes campaign against Mobile. 321, 322; letter to Thoma.s, outlining Sherman'.s campaign, 321, 322; plans for cam|3aign in the -spring of 1864, 322; utilizes Sherman for operations against Polk, 323; orders Thomas to threaten Johnston at Dalton, 324; Polk's opinion of his plans, 324; position at Chattanooga, 336, 337; expeeted to recall Sherman to Chattanooga, 337; Polk desires to operate

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on his right flank, 337; Polk propmies a plan to break up Ms expedition from Chattanooga, 338.

Gravelotte, percentage of loss at, II. 288.

Gray, Capt. A. D., in charge of works at Island No. 10, II. 82.

Grayaviile and I^fayette road, II. 240; retirement of the enemy from, 242.

Great Britain, movements of the colonies against aggressions of, 1. 6; short-sighted policy of ministry of, 8; sentiment of American colonies toward, 7; severance of colonies from, not at first sought, 8; America mainly colonized from, 8; refusal of con.sti-tutional rights to colonics, 8; union with, highly prised by the colonics, 8; feeling toward, in North Carolina, 9, 10: effect of the battle of l^cxington for, 10; hostility of Mecklenburg and Rohan countiai to, 9; outbreak of resistance to, in Massachusetts, 10; peace with, M; opening of hostilities with, 38. Sec also Knqi.and.

Great Raft, the, I. 170.

Greek, study of, I. 67.

Greek mythology, a draft on, for negro names, I. 190.

Greek Te.stament. study of, I. 108.

Green, Rt. Rev. William M., approves the University scheme, I. 243; Northern admiration for, 313.

Greene, George W., 1. 45; author of "Life of General Greene," 50.

Greene, Gen. Nathanacl, Thomas Polk recruits troops for, I. 29; driven into Virginia, 29; correspondence wilh Thomas Polk, 28 32; sends brigadier-general's commission to Thomas Polk, 30; petition to, from field-officers of Salisbury District, 30; requests Thomas Polk's appointment to command Salisbury District, 30; expectations from Thomas Polk, 31; criticizes Col. Ixscke, 31; Thomas Polk reports to, his relief from command in Salisbury- DiMtrict, 31; appreciation of Thomas Polk's services and character, 30, 32; relieves Gat«s of command of the army at Charlotte, 42; m battle of F.utuw Springs, 44, 46; mentions William Polk and Mid-dleton in dispatches, 45.

Greensboro, Ala., II. 330.

Greenville, Mo., Hardee reaches, II. 12.

Gregory, Dr. Olynthus, study of his works, I. 77: influence on Polk, 91; visit to, 138.

Gregory's brigade, service at battle of Camden, I. 41.

Grenada, Miss., Polk inspects his department at, II. 324; Forrest withdrawn to, 325; Sooy Smith makes feint toward, 328; Federal cavalry move on Forrest at, 328; railroad

eommunication between Lake Pont-

chartrain and, 334. Grimsly, S. C, action at, I. 44. Guilford Court House, battle of, I. 31,

43. Guion, George S.. signs call for convention at Montgomery, I. 348. Gulf Coast, unnecessary retention of

troops on, II. 68. Gunboats, use of, at Belmont, II. 40;

importance of, 61; lack of, in the

Confederate army, 61. Guns, lack of heavy. II. 16, 17. Gun.shot wounds, II. 56. Guy's Gap, Polk ordered to cross, II.

219. Gymnasium, building at the University

of the South, I. 267.

Ha«ue, The, visit to, I. 131, 132.

Hail, a frightful shower of, I. 206, 207.

Halifax, N. C, meeting of Provincial CongreHsat. I. 12; Maj. William Polk joins hiH regiment at, 40; comical incidents during reception of Lafayette at, 49.

Hall, John, judge of the Supreme Court of North Carolina, 1. 64.

Halleck, Maj .-Gen. Henry Waper, operating in Missouri, 11. 63; assigned to command the Federal armies in the West, 69; decides to move upon Forts Henry and Donel-son, 71; opinion of of Columbus, 71, 78; remnants of his command in Kentucky and TennesHee, 123; position at Washington, 316.

Hampton, Col. Wade, joint operations with William Polk, I. 43; action at Friday's Ferry, 43; attacks the British at Grinisly, 43; in action at Dorchester and Watboe, 43; in battle of Eutaw Springs, 44, 45.

Hampton, Gen. John Magruder, stationed at, I. 355.

Hardee, Lieut.-Gen. William J., assigned to command of northern Arkansas, II. 7; at Pocahontas, 7; cooperation with Polk against St. Louis, 7: forces of, 7, 10; to coojterate with Pillow, 8; independent command of, 10, 13; willing to cooperate with Polk, 10, 13; lack of resourc&M, 10; operations in Missouri, 12; Pillow ordered to join, 12; plans for operations in Missouri, 12, 13; dissension between Pillow and, 12, 13; plans approved by Polk, 13; correspondence with Polk, 13, 152, 155; doubts of success in attack on St. Ix)uis, 13; opposed by Fremont, 16; retreat toward Arkansas, 17; Polk suggests movement to New Madrid, to, 17; ordered to defend the MissisHippi at New Madrid, 29; advance on Bowling Green, 29; Buell's operations against, at Bowling Green, 69;

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Bflsigned to command the Third Corps of the Army of the Mimiasippi. 89; his force compared with that of Bragg, 89; force engaged at Shiloh, 90; movements and positions, orders relating thereto, etc., before and during the battle of Shiloh. 91-94, 9&-10]. 104-100. 108; delay in his receipt of orders to march, 91; delay in movements before Shiloh, 97-99. 101, 102; reasons for assigning his line of march from Corinth, 101; advantages possessed by his troops over Bnvgg's, 104; assigned to command the left wing of the Army of Miasissipi)!, 122, 149; in Kentucky campaign, 146; holds Perry-ville, 14K; appeals against Brags's course at Pcrryville, 149-151; directed by Polk to reconnoitor the position of the Federal armv, 149; movements and positions, orders relating thereto, etc., before and during the battle of Pcrryville, 149,151.154-157, 173, 174; folk's arrival at his headquarters, 152; Bragg's satLnfaction with his action, 153; official report of battle at Pcrryville, 155; goes to Brngg's headquarters for instructions, 158; thanked by Bragg in report of Perrj'ville, 158; alarm at Bnigg's vacillation, 103; <M)inion of the Kentucky campaign, 165; report as to ptrongth of enemy near Pcrryville, 173; at John Morgan's wedding, 177; in battle of Murfreesboro, 179, 182-184, 192-lM. 196, 197; report of the ^und at Murfreesboro, 179, 180; brilliant work by, at Murfreesboro, 192; report of battle of Murfreesboro, 192; meeting with Polk at headquarters, 196; Polk scndii correspondence with Bragg to, 190; loases at Murfreesboro, 197; removes to Wartrace, 197; retires to TuUa-homa, 196; action on Bragg's circular letter, 200-202; concurs in Bragg's plan of retreat, 201; advises Bragg that a change is necessary, 201; criticises Polk for action in Bragg's matter, 205; visit from Polk to, 212; Polk re«riews his troops, 212; at service in camp, 214; position in Tulla-homa campaign, 217; position at Liberty and Hoover's Gap, 219; Polk ordered to his assistance, 219; ordered to withdraw to TuUaboma, 219; apprised of Bragg's determination, 220; at Bragg's conference, 220, 221; counsel at TuUahoma, 221, 222; uneasiness of, 222; sends to Polk for advice, 222; counsel's retreat, 223; ordered to Breakfield Point, 223; sent to Johnston's command, 224; qualities as a soldier, 224, 225; friendship with Polk, 225, 340; his loss to Bragg and Polk, 225; succeeded by D. H. Hill,

226; uneasinon at Bragg's oondition in retreat from Tullahoma, 244; statement of his troops engaged, killed* wounded, and missing from the Army of Tennessee, at Shiloh, Penyville, and Murfreesboro, 286, 287; Polk assigned to replace him at Enterprise, Miss., 300; assigned to Polk*a place in the Army of Tennessee, 300; rumored to succeed Bragg, 317; movements, positions, etc., in Meridian campaign, 329-332, 335, 336; at meeting to discuss arming of negroes, 342; movements, positions, etc., in Atlantic campaign, 350,356-358, 371, 372, 380. 381; present at Johnston's baptism, 354, 363; disappointed at retreat at Cassville, 356; consultation at quarters of, 372; one of the fatal inspection party, 372; mourning the death of Polk, 373; affection for Polk. 388; a blood-stained relic for, 387; letter to Maj. West, acknowledging receipt of the relic, 388.

Hardigp, , Polk's headquarters at

his residence, II. 367, et seq.

Harding, Gen.. II. 30.

Harper and Bros., publishers of Loss-ing's "Pictorial Field-Book of the Revolution," I. 36, 37; burning of their establishment, 37.

Harper's Ferr>% J. £. Johnston stationed at. I. 355.

Harris, Capt. D. B., sent to inspect works at Columbus, II. 75.

Harris, Lsham G., governor of Tennessee, I. 354, II. 63: requests Polk to visit Pres. Davis, I. 354, 359; awaiting information as to transferring army to the Confederacy, II. 7; recruiting troops, 9; urges Polk to withdraw troops from Kentucky, 21; representations to Pres. Davis about occupation of Kentucky, 27; conference with A. S. Johnston, 28.

Harrodsburg, Ky., Polk's proposition to fall back by way of, II. 138; Polk's troops on road to, 144; Bragg's retreat to, 145; Polk ordered to concentrate at, 145; Bragg at, 146, 150; Cheatham encamped at, 148, 149; Polk at, 149; onlcrs for moving material at, 159; Polk ordered to retire to, 159; retreat to, 159; Bragg reaches, 159; Bragg's troops at, 160; Polk's arrival at, 173; Bragg goes to^ 173; meets Polk there, 173; similanty of Bragg's conduct at Chickamauga to that at, 244.

Hartsville, John Morgan^s capture of, II. 178.

Harvard University, a contemplated Southern rival to, I. 237; superior advantages of, over Southern colleges, 241; contemplated visit to, 258.

Harvie, Col. E. J., letter to, II. 319, 320.

Havre, Polk lands in, 1. 127, 128.

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Haw River, I. 43.

Hawkins, Henry, PoUc'b intereet In case

of injustioe to, at West Point, I. 116,

116. Hawkins, Philemon, fovemor of North.

Carolina, I. 48; father of Sarah Polk,

48. Hawkinm &Hrah, marries William Polk,

I. 48; mother of Leonidas Polk, 48. Hawkins family, I. 168. Hayne, Robert Y., I. 89. Haysville, Ky., position of Thomas L.

Crittenden's corps near, II. 169. Hasen, Maj.-Gen. William B., in battlo

of Chickamauga, II. 276. Health, Polk's impaired, I. 101, 123.

124, 126. 127. 138; improvement of,

145: break-down in, 152. Hearth-stones, the fight for Southern, I.

361. Hebdomadal Board, control of the municipal authority of the Univwsity,

Hebrew,'study of, I. 108.

Hedges. Rev. C. S.. I. 348.

Heiman. Col. A., in charge of works at Fort Henry, II. 36.

Heintzelman, S. P., Polk's comrade at West Point, I. 75; Major-general in the United States army, 75.

Hell's Half Acre, II. 181.

Helm, Brig.-Gen. Benjamin H., movements, positions, etc., in battle of Chickamauga, II. 272, 273, 278; killed at Chickamauga, 272.

Henderson. Col. William, chases Loval-ists of Captain York's commana, I. 30; takes command of Sumter's brigade, 39; in battle of Eutaw Springs, 44; wounded, 44.

Henderson, , I. 68.

Henry. Prof. . visit to, I. 268; importance of his work. 258.

Henry of Navarre, percentage of loss at Contras. II. 287.

Herbert, march of Federal troops from Lauderdale to, II. 330.

Hereditary wealth, dangers of. in the midst of a subject race. I. 224.

Hewes, Joacph, letter from Samuel Johnston. I. 7.

Hcwes. f weakness of hia patriotism. I. 58.

HiawasRoe River, II. 234.

Hickman, Ky., Confederate occupation of, II. 22, 23; Gov. Harris's representations to Pres. Davis in regard to occupation of, 27.

Hiffh HUls of Santee, I. 32.

Hill, Lieut.-Gen. Daniel Harvev, appointed successor to Hardee, It. 231; qualities as a soldier, 232; movements before Chickamauga. 233. 237-230, 241, 246; position along the Knox-ville railroad, 233; ordered to Ijifay-ette, 237: ordered to unite with Hind-nu&n. 238; position opposite Glass's

Mill, 246; demonstration against Glass's Mill, 246; a sUght to, 266; eause of Braid's feeling against him, 266; changes m his corps, 266; Polk's orders to, for operations on the 20th, 267, 260, 261; left in ignorance by Bragg, 258, 269; Polk's endeavors to place orders in hia hands, 268; failure of Polk's courier to find, 268-260,262, 293, 303; receives message from Polk, 250; fails to report to Polk, 259, 293; Polk hears of failure to find, 259; duplicate orders issued to his division commanders, 259; found by Wheeless at a camp-fire, 260, 262 { story of delivery of the orders to his subordinates, 260-262; note to Polk, 261, 263; delays action to give troops rations, 262, 263, 293; apparent su-pineness, 262; question of time of receiving order sent to his subordinates, 263, 264; lihe in battle of the 20th, 263; ofiicial report of the battle of Chickamauga, 263, 273; alleges ignorance as to orders for the 20th, 264; reports Brad's charges against Polk, 264; inconsistencies of his reply to Bragg, 264. 265; effect on, of Bragg's attitude toward Polk, 266, 266; movements, positions, etc., in battle of the 20th, 267, 270, 275, 278. 282, 294; a misused opportunity, 272; unwillingne-w to obey Polk's orders, 277; on the battle of Chickamauga, 280; letter from Longstreet, 283; relieved from command, 202, 296; ordered to attack at daylight, 293; his headquarters at Thedford's Ford. 293. 295; error as to formation of Cheatham's line. 294. 295; letter to, covering copy of letter in answer to Bran's inquiries, 294j 295; accused by Bragg of sacrificing troops at Chickamauga, 296; PoUrs blame for, 296; Bragg s criticisms on his do-meanor, 296; removal of, by the President, 296; Bragg's criticism of, 296; Polk expected to make charges against, 297; accepts the blame of the delay, 298; letter exonerating Polk, 297; relieved of command, 296; orders issued to, for movements on the 20th, 303, 304; ordered to Polk's headquarters, 303; conference with Polk and Longstreet to consider Bragg's incapacity, 303.

Hillsboro, N. C, seat of State government, I. 21; seat of the Board of War, 23; Fanning captures, 33; Polk contemplates Ptudira at, 69.

Hindman. Maj.-Gen. Thomas C, succeeds Withers, II. 233; movements, positions, etc., before and during the

' battle of Chickamauga, 233, 238-243, 249. 253, 2ft8, 270. 275, 276. 279. 280; Hill's failure to cooperate with. 255; assigned to the left wing. 256; at

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meeting to diaeuM arming of negroes, 342.

Hifltorv, Polk's regrets at imperfection of his knowledge of, I. 98.

Hobkirk's Hill, battle, I. 34.

Hodge, Gen. George B., inspects Folk's department. II. 334.

'* Hodge," the steamer, I. 324.

Hodgson. Telfair, on Polk's conception and execution of the University scheme, I. 263-265; presents the Hodgson Libraiy to the University of the South, 266.

Hodgson IJbrarv, presented to the UniversitN' of the South, I. 266.

Hoffman, William, Polk's comrade at West Point, I. 75; major-general in the United States army. 75.

Hofroyl, visit bo, I. 132.

Hogan, Col. James, Valley Forge memorial tablet, I. 15; leaves Valley Forge, 16.

Holland, entrance into. I. 130, 131; encounter with the custom-house, 131; homage to the royal family of, 131, 132.

Holmes, Gabriel, governor of North Carolina, I. 6*. 71.

Holy communion celebration among the negroes, I. 19S.

Holyhead, I. 144.

Hood, Gen. John B., baptism of, I. 364, II. 353, 363; movement againnt Nashville. 170; position at Thedford's Ford, 246; movements, positions, etc.. in battle of Chirkamauga, 247, 248, 251, 253, 255, 256. 267, 268, 270, 275, 276, 277, 294; strenRth in battle of the 19th, 253; wounded at Chicka-mauga. 276; turns over command at Resaca to Polk, 349; movements, positions, etc., in Atlanta campaign, 349-351, 353-359, 362, 370, 371, 377-381; present at Johnston's baptism, 354, 363; meeting with Johnston at Polk's headquartci^ near Cassville, 356; blamed for failure to fight at Cassville, 362; personal relations with Polk, 364; estimates the defensive power of the position on Pine Mountain, 371; mourning the death of Polk, 374; a blood-stained relic for, 387; letter to Maj. West, acknowledging receipt of the relic, 388..

Hooker, Maj.-Gen. Joneph, reinforces McPherson at Resaca. II. 350.

Hooper, William, weakness of his pa-tnotbm, I. 58.

Hoover's Gap, Hardee's position at, II. 219.

Hopkins, Lieut. Aristide. lieutenant of the Orleans Light Horse. II. 372; accompanies Polk on his fatal inspection tour, 372; account of Polk's cfeath, 374.

Hopkins, John Heni^, Bishop of Vermont. I. 360; admirer of Polk's Uni-

versity scheme. 260, 261; visit to Sewanee. 260, 261; admiration for Bishop Elliott, 260. 261; letters to Polk. 260; letter to Mrs. Polk, 260. 261, 365, II. 391; criticism of Polk's position regarding the separation of the Chimch, I. 314, et seq.; views of the bishop's course, 365.

Hornets, Davidson's, I. 41.

Horry, Peter, in action at Watboe Church, I. 43.

Horseback travel prescribed, 1.127.

Horse-race, proposal of a grand international, II. 49.

Horse-race in camp, a, II. 212.

Horse railroad, a, I. 149.

Horses, carriage-horses given to the army by citisens, II. 338, 339.

Horse thieves, danger from, I. 167; adventure with, 170.

Hospital at Leighton, the, I. 199. 204.

Hospitality, I. 191, 200.

House of Bishops, elects Polk to bishopric of Louisiana, I. 178.

House of Deputies, oonfirms'^election of Polk to bishopric of Ix)uisiana, I. 178.

House of Representatives, Polk attends debates in, I. 113.

Houston, Texas, parish organised, I. 179.

Howe, Gen., Washington marches against, I. 40.

Hudson's battery, ordered to support A. S. Johnston, II. 68.

Huger, Isaac, charges Thomas Polk with suspicious conduct, I. 23, 25; militia command at Salisbury, 23.

Human life, the pattern of, I. 212.

Humboldt, Tenn., General Polk at, II. 84; Polk assigne<l to command at, 86.

Humphrey's, A. A., Polk's comrade at West Point, I. 75; major-general in the United States army, 75.

Hunt, Capt. Richard, ordnance officer in Polk's Department, II. 3.

Hunter, Rev. Humphrey, testimony as to the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence, I. 54, 55.

Hunters, advantage as of, skirmishers, II. 15.

Hunt's Ford, crossed by Cheatham, II. 247.

Huntsville, Ala., seeks to secure the site of the University, I. 249; detail of vote for location of University, 250.

Hurlburt, Maj.-Gen. Stephen A., orders A. J. Smith to prepare for service, II. 322, 323; in Meridian campaign, 322. 323.

Hutchinson, William, certifies to genuineness of Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence, I. 56.

Illinois, Federal weakness in, II. 9; Polk's plan to invade, 9; mustering of Union men from, in Kentucky, 25.

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Immigration of foreigners, views on, I. den for the battle of Chickamauga,

222. II. 257. 250. 260; si^ns PoUc's last

Immorality, the punishment of, among order, 371; accompames Polk on hia

the negroes, I. 199. fatal inspection tour, 374.

Incendiarism, a feature of the Civil War, Jackmn. Andrew, friendship with

I. 325. William Polk. I. 41. 60: surprised by

Independence or isolation, I. 315, et Tarleton. 46; William Folk visits, at

scq. Washington, 62, 53; godfather of

India, Mrs. Sherwood in, I. 138. Colonel Butler, II. 57; Polk dinea

Indiana, Federal weakness in. II. 9; with, 103, 104; inauguration of, 107,

mustering of Union men from, in 113, 114; reminisccDccs of campaign

Kentucky, 25; John Morgan's ex daj's in Carolina, 107; Polk calls upon

pedition into, 217. the President, 109; hist of the heroes

Indianii, aggressions instigated by Brit* and sages, 110; journey to Washing-

ish, I. 16; conflicts with, 158. ton. 113; grief over death of his wife,

Imlian Territory, in BiHhop Polk's field 113; the spoil<i system of. 114; Polk's

of misaionarj' work. I. 154, 157; intercession with, for correction of

horseback missionary tour through, abuse at West Point, 114, 116.

165-167. 168, 170; adventure with Jackson, Mrs. Andrew, death of, I. 113.

hone thieves in, 170. Jackson. Claiborne F., governor of Mi»-

Individual character, the value of, I. souri, seeks Confederate as.*iistance,

212. II. 7; visits Polk at Memphis, 7:

Infant school, a colored, I. 197. exaggerated account of strength of

In memoriam, II. 386, et ^oq. Missouri forces, 11.

Inspector - general, Polk recommends Jackson, Dr. Samuel, Polk consults, I.

Rragg for office of, II. 210. 127.

Internal-revenue laws, repeal of, I. 47. Jackson, Brig.-Gen. James S., killed at

Inverness, I. 144. Perryville, II. 157; his divimon cut

Iredell, Gov., meeting with. I. 113. up, 157; in battles of Perryville. 159.

Iredell County, N. C, Davidson raises Jackson, Brig.-Cien. J. K., in battle of

troops in, I. 42. Murfreesboro, II. 188, 189; move-Ireland, kings of, I. 2; Protef<tant col ments, positions, etc., in battle of

onization of, 2; John Pollock settles Chickamauga, 263, 273, 274, 277,

in, 2, 4; Col. Tasker chancellor of, 3; 278, 2(M; statement of his troops

Polk's visit to, 142, 144; Chief Baron engaged, killed, wounded, and miss-

of the Exchequer, 194. ing from the Army of Tennessee, at

Irish, hatred of the English, I. 2. Murfreesboro, 280; movement-^, posi-

Ironton, Mo., Pillow ordered to march tions, etc., in Atlanta campaign, 348,

on, II. 8; Hardee's plan for capture 362.

of, 13; Pillow's advance toward, Jackson, Thomas J. ("Stonewall"),

stopped, 17. Polk ranked next to, II. 389; Pres.

Ironton Railroad, Polk's operations Davis on the death of. 390.

against St. Louis, from the, II. 7. Jackson, La., appropriation for college

Island No. 10, Confederate occupation at, I. 210; buildings sold to Method-

of, II. 16, 17; hick of guns for. 16; i8ts,210.

Polk's second line of defense of the Jackson, Mis^., General Alcorn goes to,

MUtsiflsippi, 17. 82; strength of, 17, to seek reinforcements, II. 62, 63;

79, 82, 83; Polk's endeavors to for Polk ordered to duty on court of

tify, 63; sfrategical importance of, 75; inquirj' at, 303; French's division at,

question as to advisability of forti 325; I^ederal troops enter. 325. 326.

fving, at expense of Columbus, 76; Jackson, Tenn., Beauregard sick at, II.

Beauregard's preference for its posi 74; interview between Beauregard

tion over Columbus, 78j garrison of, and Polk at, 75, et seq.; Polk at, 77.

79; in charge of Captam Gray, 82; James I., the Pollock family in the

lack of guns at, till after evacuation reign of, I. 2.

of Columbus, 82; in charge of Gen "Jeff," death of, I. 204.

eral McCown, 82, 83; bombardment Jefferson, Thomas, ignorance of Meck-

of. 83, 85. lenburg Declaration of Independence,

Italy, travels in, I. 132-136; art in, 136; I. 11; William Polk's mission to, 41;

beauty of, 136. pledges Virginia's assistance to Gen.

luka, MLss., defeat of Van Dom at, II. Gates, 42; probable acouaintance

132. with the Mecklenburg Declaration of

Ives, Rt. Rev. Tievi S„ a troublesome Independence, 58; attacks the au-

letter of introduction from, I. 131. thenticity of the Kfecklenburg Declaration, 56, 58.

Jack, Col. Thomas M., assiHtant adju Jennings, N. R., sent to Richmond, to

tant^general, promulgates Polk's or seek reinforcements, II. 63.

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"Zvnyr PoIk'srchaPifer, II. 375.

Jeneys, Maj. Polk joina Waahinston in the. 1.40.

** Jim/' baptism of. I. 195.

John, Arenduke, peroentace of leas at Linden, II. 288.

Johns, Rt. Rev. John, bishop of Virginia, letter in regard to Mollvaine's consecration sermon, I. 163.

Johnson, Brig.-Gen. Bushrod, his brigade in batUe of Shiloh, II. 107, 108; wounded at Shiloh, 107; in battle of Chickamaujta, 208. 2A0.

Johnson, Henry, signs call for convention at Montgomery, I. 348.

Johnson, Jacob, father of Andrew Johnson, I. 51; first porter of the State Bank of North Carolina, 51.

Johnson, James, I. 168.

Johnson, John M., chairman of oom-mittee of Senate of Kentucky, 11. 23; Polk's letter to, 23.

Johnson, Brig.-Gen. Richard W., in battle of Murfrvcsboro, II. 178. 183; movements, positions, etc., in battle of Chickamauga, 248, 252, 270, 278.

Johnson family, at Pine Creek. I. 168.

Johnston. Albert Sidney, Polk's early friendship with, I. 70, 74, 370; senior officer of cadoU, 70, 71: graduated, 70; death at Shiloh. 71, II. 108; general in the Confederate army. I. 74, 75. 370: called by the Confederacy. 355; endorsed by Polk for command. 355. 356, II. 2. 14. 34- overland journey from California, I. 356, II. 2; character and ability. I. 370, II. 34* resemblance to Washington in character, 34- appointed to command of the Department of the Southwest, I. 334- eulogiied by Polk, 371, II. 108. 100* Polk sends copy of resifl^-nation to. I. 372. 373; Polk informs nim of his withdrawal of resignation, 370; confidence in Polk, 379; II. 36; Polk locum tenena for. 3; assigned to command in the West, 27; question of occupation of Kentucky referred to. 27; at Nashville. 28; conference with Gov. Harris, 28; letter to Pros. Davis, 28; assumes command of !)»• partment No. 2. 33, 60; satisfaction at his appointment, 33; friendship with Polk. 33. 34; Polk's confidence in. .33-36; service in Mexican War. 34; lack of artillery. 34, 36; lack of river craft, 34, 35; biography of, 36; assigns Polk to command the first division. 36; attention called by Polk to importance of defenses of Cumberland and Tennessee rivers. 36, 37; letters from Polk. 36, 37. 68, 72, 73: requests Polk to furnish a report of his work at Forts Henry and Donel-8on. 60. 61; in command of the Army of the Mississippi, 61; appeals for troops, 62; opposed to Buell, 63;

calls on Polk for troops. 63; rsoriviM zeinforeements from Polk, 68, 70: meager forces of, 69; foresight oi Grant's movement on Columbus, 72; countermands orders for Cheatham's movement on Paducah, 74; Beauregard ordered to report to, 74; looked to for aid at Fort Donelson. 74; approves the work at Columous, 76; disasters to, 82; preparing to meet the enemy at Pittsburg Landing, 84; in middle Tennessee, ^; reinforcements for. 86; poets troops at Corinth, 87; arrival at Corinth. 88; made commander-in-chief of the Army of the MissiBBippi. 88; impatience of. 90; orders to strike the enemy at Pittsburg landing. 90; letter from Bragg in regard to movements before Shiloh, 97 \ dispatch to Prosident Davis before, Shiloh. 100; consultation with Bragg, Beauregard, and Polk, before Shiloh, 100-103; influenced by Polk's attitude. 103; eulogy of Polk, 103; in battle of Shiloh, 106; killed, 108; position in spring of 1862, 134; retreat from Bowling Green, 176; President Davis on death of. 390. Johnston. Gen. Joseph E., Polk's comrade at West Point. I. 75; general in the Confederate army. 75; stationed at Harper's Ferry. 355; baptism of, 364, II. 354. 363; needed for the defense of Richmond. 2. 3; recommended by Polk as successor to Bragg, 106. 207, 210, 211; directed to investigate Bragg's troubles, 202, 203; investigation of the Bragg question, 205; ordered to assume (»)m-mand of Army of Tennessee. 208.209; Polk's esteem for. 208, 210, 211; advises against Bragg's removal, 208; awkward positfon in regard to General Bragg. 209-211; remains at Tul-lahomn, 211; ordered to Mississippi to oppose Grant. 211; visit from Polk to. 212; Breckinridge detached to aid, 217; Hardee assigned to his oom-mand, 224; compares Bragg with Lee, 291; letter from Bra^'5 chicf-of-staff to, 291, 292, 300; Bragg's patriotic declaration to. 300, 301; in temporary command of the Army of Tennessee, pending the investigation of charges againnt Bragg, 315: Polk asks the President to make his appointment at Tullahoma permanent, 315, 316; assigned to command the Army of Tennessee, 318. 344; misunderstanding between Pres. Da%-is and, 319. 320; Grant's precautions against, at Chattanooga. 321; Thomas ordered to move against, at Dal-ton, 321. 322, 324; Polk asks for return of four brigades lent to, 324; movements, positions, etc.. in Meridian campaign, 325; Polk re-

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ceives no aid from, 327; reinforro-menta ordered from Charleston for, 335; hinders Polk's reinforcements, 335, 336; inadequate force before Chattanooga, 336, 337; Polk seeks reinforcements from bis command, 337; Polk proposes a plan of attack on Grant tor, 338; calls me«*ting to discusB arming of negroes, 342; visit from Polk at Brandon, 344; strength in Atlanta campaign. 348; Sherman moves upon, at Dalton, 348; asks Polk for aid, 348; Polk ordered to his assistanoe, 348; movements, positions, etc., in Atlanta campaign, 348-351. 353, 354, 358, 359, 366, 371-373. 376, 377, 380, 381; cordial reception to Polk at Dalton, 351; Polk and Hood report to, at Dalton, 353; letter to Col. Gale regarding Polk's attitude at Cassville. 355-357; meeting with Hood at Polk's headquarters near Cassville. 356; personal relations with Polk, 357. 364; withdraws from New Hope Church, 359, 360; effect of Polk's death on. 361, 362; Polk ordered to assistance of, 363: confidence in, 366; joins Polk on his last inspection, 372; ^-ith Polk on the fatal hill, 373; mourning his comrade's death, 374; issues General Field Orders No. 2, commemorating the death of Polk. 375; a bloodstained relic for, 387; letter to Major West, acknowledging receipt of the relic, 387. Johnston, Mrs. J. E. (L. Mcl>ane), ro-

?ue8ts Polk to baptise her husband, [.354.

Johnston, Samuel, letter to Hewes, I. 7.

Johnston, Col. William Preston, biographer of A. S. Johnston, I. 370, II. 36; on Pree. Davis's staff, 200; makes inspection of Bragg's army, 200; reviews Polk's troops, 210, 211.

Jones, Cadwalader, charges Thomas Polk with suspicious conduct, I. 23, 25; militia command at Salisbury, 23.

Jones, Joseph Seawell, historian of North Carolina, I. 6, 7; on patriotism of Thomas Polk, 6, 7; prejudices and exaggerated st^Io of, 7; on Thomas Polkas connection with the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence, 54.

Jones, Robert, grandfather of Griselda Gilchrist, I. 48.

Jones, Gen. Samuel, commanding at Chattanooga, II. 125, 126; ordered to advance to Nashville, 125, 126.

Jones, Jopeph. 8uns.-Gen., statement of, in regara to Chickamauga, II. 269.

Jonesboro, I. 168.

Jordan. Col. Ihomas, sent to inspect works at Columbus, II. 75; Beaure-

gard's chief of staff, 100,103; account of movements of troops before Shiloh, 100. 101. Justification, tract on, I. 165.

Kalb, Baion de, I. 21; fall of, 41. Kanawha Valley, General Wise serving

in, I. 355. Kansas, Polk's views on the struggle in,

1. 224; boundary of Department No.

2, II. 34.

Kciter, Capt., Dahlgren gun exploaion, II. 45. 46; death, 46.

Keith, Dr., travels to Philadelphia with, • I. 127.

Kelly's House, Thomas posted at, II: 246.

Kemper, Bishop Jackson, I. 137.

Kenesaw, view of, from Pine Mountain, II. 372.

Kenesaw Mountain, Polk's headquarters near, II. 368.

Kennedy, Dr. Thomas, commissioned to purchase ammunition, I. 62.

Kentucky, traveling for health in^ I. 152; position in regard to disumon, 313; sympathies of mountaineers of, with Unionists of east Tennessee, 4; neutrality of, II. 6, 17-10. 22-24; recruiting from, 9; Polk's plans with regard to, 11; Polk's interests in, 16; necessity of occupying portions of, 17; the State Guard, 18; probable effect^ of a Federal invasion of, 18; the Confederate position in regaid to, 18, 19; Polk's forces on the border, 19; Polk's determination as to respecting the neutrality of, 19; Federal, invasion of, 20. 23-26; support of the Union cause in, 20; tenderness of the Federal ^vcmmcnt toward, 20; Polk's invasion of. jui>ti6ed by Pres. Davis, 21; Coqfeaerate government orders withdrawal of forces, 21; Polk offers to withdraw troops from, conditionally, 22, 25; resolution of the Senate of, on the Confederate occupation of Columbus, 22, 23; demands withdrawal of Confederate troops, 22, 23; Polk's reply to the resolution of the Senate, 23-26; recognition of neutrality by the Confederate government, 23,25; breaches of neutrality by, 24, 25; concessions to Federal government, 24, 25; members of Congress from, vote Federal supplier, 24; anti-coercion resolutions of the House of Representatives. 24; union with Confederacy favored in, 26: hopes of alliance with the Confederacy, 26, 27; Federal influences in, 26; feeling in, over the Confederate violation of her neutrality, 26; the Confederate seiture of territory justified, 26; Gov. Harris's representations to Pros. Davif in regard to occupation, 27; Pres. Davis's opinion

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Davia orders occupation u> be limited by the necessity. 27; the question of Confederate occupation decided by the lefdslature, 28; irauance of proclamation orderins Confederate evacuation, 27, 28; Pros. Davis's anxiety in regard to course of, 28; the occupation a military necessity, 28; Polk's activity in fortifying, 2S, 29; call for troops to meet the Federals in central, 29; Zollicoffer's movements in, 29; A. S. Johnston asnumes command of Confederate forces operating in, 33; danger to Confederate army in, 37; importance of Confederate action in, 63; cause leading to disasters in, 68,

* 69; BucU's operations in, 69; Grant's invasion of, from Cairo, 70; Polk's position in, 77; Kirby Smith's proposed campaign into, 122, 124; need lor Breckmridge's troops in, 122; troops under Breckinridge, 122; Morgan's operations in central Kentucky, 123; plan to regain central nnd en.^t-em Kentucky, 123; Wright commanding in central and eastern Ken-tuck3', 123, 121; Bragg's plan of campaign in. 124, 125; Kirby Smith's operations in, 125, 126; Nelson in command in central Kentucky, 126; struggle for the vantage-ground in, 127; Confederate design to secure, 128; political 8tret<«y in, 128, 134, 135: Bragg's complaints of supinenoas of citisens of, 132; Buell's influence in, 132; Bragg's discomfiture in, 133; Brad's preparations to inaugurate a provisional ^(ovemment for, 135, 137, 140, 172; inaugurating provisional ^vemment in, 142, 143, 145; roads in, 137; Bueli's hopes of reestablishing Federal jurisdiction, 147; evacuation of, 163; Buell sends Nchon to take command in, 171; Buell's policy in regard to, 172; Federal pureuit of Polk through. 177; John Morgan's expedition into, 178, 193; Federal reinforcements at Murfreesboro from, 108; Polk proposes the regaining of, 290; Forrest sent for horses, supplies, etc.. to, 331.

Kentucky campaign, loss of valuable time in, II. 131; close of the firet act of, 132; delays fatal to Bragg - in, 133; Bragg's available forces in, 134; contending forces in, 135; scarcity of water, 137, 146, 169; Polk blamed by Bragg for failure of, 144, 162,163; Polk's official report of, 146; Hardee in, 146; Bragg's plans for, 147; close of, 163; Polk's opinion of, 163; Bra«K'8 views on, 163, 164; General BucU's answers to the author's inquiries regarding, 108-172; criticism of Bragg for, 198.

Kentucky River. IT. 136.

Kenhaw, Brig.-Gen. J. B., movements, positions, etc., in battle of Chicka-mauga, II. 268.

Key, 1 member of the Coloniaation

Society, I. 112.

Keys, Captain John, I. 3.

Kiamachis River, I. 168.

Killed and wounded, transportation of, II. 56, "^7.

King's College, Cambridge, I. 139.

King's College, liondon, educational reports of, consulted by Polk and Elliott. I. 264.

King's Mountain, N. C, battle of. I. 22. 23, 41.

Kingston, retreat to, II. 351; the Federals at, 354, 355.

Kingston-upon-Huil, visit to, I. 142, 144.

Kirk, , entertains Polk near Marietta, II. 367; his eight sons in the 8er\'ice, 367; his grandchilclren, 367,

Kite-dying. I. 189.

Know-nothing Party. Folk's attitude toward. I. 222.

Knox. Joanna, marries John Polk (Ist), 1.4.

Knoxville, Tenn.. arrival of Breckinridge at. II. 143; Polk's instructions to march to. 164; Army of Mississippi arrives at. 164; Burnside's advance to, 234; Buckner ordered to evacuate. 234; defeat of Ix>ngstrcet at. 315; provision against Longstreet's movements at. 321.

Knoxville railroad. Hill's position on. II. 233.

Koniggrats. percentage of loss at, II. 288.

Kosciusko. Gen. Thaddeus. William Polk's association with, I. 42.

Lafayette, Ga., Buckner, Hill, and Walker ordered to concentrate at, II. 237; roads connecting with, 237: distance from Chattanooga, 237; Hill's position near. 238; Thomas ordered toward. 238, 322; Bragg's march to, 239. 243; Polk's corps at. 244.

Lafayette, Marquis de, tour through the United States, I. 48-51. 75. 76; amusing incidents of his reception in North Carolina, 48-51.

Lafayette and Chattanooga road, II. 245. 246.

Lafayette and Ringgold road, II. 241.

Lafayette road. II. 236. 237.

La Grange. Miss., miasionaty visit to, I. 162; State Convention. 162.

Lagris. percentage of loss at, II. 287.

Lamb, Col. Gideon. Valley Forge memorial tablet. I. 15, note.

Lanarkshire, Scotland, Pollock estate, L2.

Lancaster, Pa., Continental Congreaa adjourns to, I. 14.

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Landortt Holland, interview with the Dutch cuBtoma officers at, I. 131.

Languages, study of, I. 67-69.

Larkinaburg, Logan ordered to move on Rome from, IL 324.

Latin, study of, I. 67, 68.

Lauderdale, Mian., Polk's troops at, TL 330; march of Federal troops to Herbert from, 330.

Law, Brig.-Oen. E. McL, in battle of Chickamauga, II. 268.

Law schools, disadvantagea attending, 1.220.

Lawrenceburg, Ky., position of Bragg's trxwps at, II. 149, 150; Withers ordered to march toward, 150; Sill's march through,*159.

Lay, Rt. Rev. Henry C, remarks at Lookout Mountain, I. 246-248; member of committee on constitution and statutes of the University, 259; criticism of Polk's action in regard to the I>osition of the Church through secession, 317, 318; assumes part of Polk's diocesan work, 363; asked by Polk to visit the Ix>uisiana diocese, 369; at Polk's funeral, II. 385, 386.

Leacock, Rev. W. T., I. 193; signs call for convention at Montgomery, 348; rector of Christ Church, New Orleans, 367; views on Polk's acceptance of a commission, 367.

Lebanon, Ky., II. 169: covered by Polk's cavalry, 146; Buell's position near, 174; Federal position near, 179.

Lectureships. See Univebmitt of thb South.

I^, Rev. . I. 123.

Lee, Gen. Charles, report to Virginia Convention. I. 13.

Lee, Maj. Pollock B., sent to Polk to inquire about delay at Chickamauga, 11. 260; on Bragg's staff, 265; delivers Brans's message to Polk, 265, 266.

Lee, " Light^Horse Ilarnr," in action at Dorchester and Watboe, I. 43; attacks the British at Grim-^ly, 43'; in battle of Eutaw Springs, 43, 44.

Lee's Legion, in battle of Eutaw Springs, I. 43, 44.

Lee, Gen. Robert E., II. 207; Polk's comrade at West Point, I. 75; general in the Confederate army, 75; Polk's estimate of, 355; Polk's desire that command of Department of the Missis8ipi>i should be given to, II. 2; call for, in Virginia, 2; movementa in Pennsylvania, 170; strength at Gettysburg, 287; Polk begs his assistance, 289, 290; Longstreet asks for, 289; infirmities of, 290; Polk's representations to, regarding Bragg, 290; compared with Bragg by longstreet, 291; Polk's requestfor appointment of. 303.

Lee, Lt.-Gen. Stephen D., Soov Smith ■ent by Grant against. II. 321;

movements, positions, etc., in Merid* ian campaign, 324, 325, 327-330, 332 333, 33d; opposes Sherman's march from Vicksburg, 325; succeeds to Polk's command, 348; Polk ordered to turn over command to, 362; issues orders on death of General Polk, 396, 397. Lee and Gordon's Mill, situation of, II. 236; Polk ordered to, 236; Polk and Burkner assigned to position near, 237; Crittenden's concentration at, 240-242; Polk's position opposite,

245, 246; Polk proposes and makes demonstration at, 245, 246; the Federal line at, 245; the State Road at.

246, 247; Confederate demonstrations of the 19th. 247; Bragg's plans to attack at, 248; Polk's demonstration at, 249; Hindman's position opposite, 253; Bragg's views as to the Federal force at, 256.

Leasburg. Va., Confederate troops at, L 377; battle of, n. 47.

Leghorn, preaching at, I. 138.

Leighton, La., purchase of, I. 175: description of, 183,186,187,194; life at, 186-207; the hospital at, 188, 199, 204: a clergyman's vSmt to, 196-198; financial troubles at. 200, 201, 203-210; outbreak of cholera at, 203-206. 210; tornado at, 206, 207; surrendered to creditors, 208.

Levi, actions of the tribe of, analogous to Polk's assumption of the sword, I. 379.

I^wis, Rev. Daniel S., signs call for conference at Montgomeiy. I. 348.

Lexington, Mass., battle cf I. 10.

Lexington, Mo., captured by Gen. Price, 11.30.

I^exington, Ky., Price sends detachment to, II. 65; Kirby Smith concentratos his forces at, II. 126, 135; Kirby Smith's operations about, 127: ap-

giront movement of Cumberland ap garrison on, 131; Bragg goes to, to maugurate State government, 135, 137; Bragg at, 139, 142, 144, 172, 173; orders to Polk from Bragg at, 139, 144; Polk's courier line to, 141: Bragg's loss of stores at, 144; arrival of Kirby Smith at, 172; Bragg's orders to concentrate forces at, 173: Bragg charges Polk with loas of stores at, 173.

Lexington, Va., visit to, I. 257.

"Lexington." Federal gunboat, in Grant's expedition against Columbus, II. 38.

Liberal education, advantages of a, I. 220.

Liberty bell, the, providing a place of .•safety for, I. 14.

Liberty Gap. Hardee's position at, IL 219.

Library, th« bishop's, 1.194.

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Lick Creek, II. 02. 96, 08; BiBcg's inarch alone, 104.

liddeU, Brig.-Gen. St. John R., opposes Sheridan's advance, II. 154; in battle of Perryville, 166; official report of battle of Perryville. 162; in battle of Chickainauga, 273; oommonded by Bragg in despatches, 283.

Lincoln, Abraham, President of the United States, supervises campaign on the Mississippi, II. 09; Grant's proposition to, for campaign against Mooile, 321; ^nts permiarion for movement against Mobile, 321.

lincoln County, N. C, militia prepare for contest with Comwallis's troops, I. 22; Davidson raises troops in, 42.

Linden, percentage of loss at, il. 288.

Lindsay, Col., in battle of Shiloh, II. 109.

Line Creek, II. 330.

litera^ culture, promotion of, in the South, I. 229.

Literature, Polk's regrets at lack of education in, I. 98; oarrenness of, in the United States, 221; scheme for a native, 229.

Little, Col. Henry, adjutant-general of Missouri, gives Polk correct information about Missouri troops, II. 11.

Little Rock, Ark., missionary tour through, I. 165.

Liverpool, visit to, I. 142, 145.

liverpool and Manchester railway, I. 142, 144.

Locke, Col., claims of, cause non-confirmation of Thomas Polk's commi»> sion as brigadier-general, I. 31; appointed to command in Selisbury District, 31; Gen. Greene's criticism of, 32,33.

Lodi, percentage of loss at, II. 287.

Logan, Maj.-Uen. John A., orders to move toward Rome, II. 322; ordered to threaten Rome, 324; movements, positions, etc., in Meridian campaign, 322, 324, 326.

Log-house, living in a, 1.147.

London, \nsit to, I. 138; bishop of, American colonies under jurisdiction of, 316.

Londonderry'. Ireland, I. 144; Robert Pollock sails from, 3.

London University, educational reports of, consulted by Polk and Elliott, I. 254.

Lon^treet, Lt.-Gen. James, arrival at Ringgold from Virginia, II. 245; assigned to command the loft wing at Chickamauga, 255; movements, positions, etc., in battle of Chickamauga, 267-269, 275, 277, '279. 280, 294; expected to pursue, after Chickamauga, 281; letter to Hill, 283; position at Lookout Mountain, 283; opinion of Bregg's attitude at Chickamauga, 283; late arrival at Chicka-

mauga, 286; statement of his troops engaged, killed, wounded, and inia»-ing, from the Army of Tennessee at Chickamauga, 286; letter to the Secretary of War, as to the condition of affaire succeeding Chickamauga, 288, 289. 303; opinion of Bregg's actions and ability, 288, 289; asks for I.«e, 289; effect of his protest against Bram. 291; conference with Polk and Hul, to consider Bragg'a incapacity, 303; defeated at Knox-ville, 315; retreats toward Virginia. 315: precautions against, at Knox-viUe, 321; Polk propones a phin of attack on Grant for, 338; at Polk's funeral, 386. ^

Lookout Mountain, Tenn., meeting in regard to the Univeraity of the South at, I. 245-249; seeks to secure the site of the University, 249; two glimpses of a vision on, 264, 205; topogrephy, 249; road over. II. 237; Thomas's movements across, 237. 238; the Federal line on, 245; Federal retxeat around, 282; Longstreet's ponition at, 283; Confederate loss at Missionary Ridjie and. 300; battle of, 315.

Loomis, Col. J. Q., in battle of Mur-freesboro. II. 184.

Loring, Maj.-Gen. William W., movements, positions, etc., in Meridian campaign, II. 325-^27; movements, positions, etc., in Atlanta campaign, 348, 350, 352, 381.

Lord's Supper, the, 1.129.

Los Angeles, Cal., Gen. A. S. Johnston's journey to the Rio Grande from, I. 356.

Lossing, Benson J., statement regarding Thomas Polk, and its retraction, I. 34>37; letter to Bishop Polk, 36, 37.

Lost Mountain, Polk at, II. 365.

Lost Mountain road, Polk's headquar-tere on, II. 368.

Ix>st Prairie. I. 169.

Loudon. Tenn., Buckner ordered to occupy, II. 234; Buckner ordered to fall back from, 234.

Louisburg, Tenn., I. 111.

Louisiana, in Bishop Polk's field of missionary work, I. 154, 156, 157; mi»-sionary tour through, 157, 165, 170; spiritual destitution of, 169; scarcity Of Presbyterians and Methodists in, 169; French Catholics in, 169, 184; the Sabbath in, 169, 184, 185; resolve to settle in, 176; offer and acceptance of the bishopric of, 178; sacrifices attending the bishop's removal to, 181, 182; advantages of removal to, 182; Polk's episcopate in, 183, 184; a plantation state. 183; population of, 184; growth of the Church in. under Polk's episcopate, 184; smallpox in. 195; results of the bishop's episcopal work

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in, 208; appropriations for colleges in, 210; MetuodiMUs and Roman Catholics in, 210; Hubscriptions to the endowment fund of the University in, 252. 2TA, 204; occession feeling in, 300, 301; aeccdcu, 304, 310; enters tho Southern Confederacy, 308; question of validity of the act of secession, 314, 315; effect of secession of, on tho Church, 336, et 8e<i.; Polk's prompt-ucm in the ecclesiastical crisis attending secession, 351; part of, in Department of the West, 356; representative in Confederate Congress, 381; territory of, emoraced witliin Department No. 2, II. 1; Breckinridge's command in. 122; Polk appointed bishop of, 399; influence ot Polk's administration in, 399. See also Louisiana


Louisiana, Convention of, I. 304; form of prayer to be used during, 307, 308.

Ijoui'iiana diocese, raises endowment fund, I. 200; pastoral letters addressed by tho bishop to the, 303, 308, 319-321; independent existence, consequent on secession of tho State, 304, et seq.; tho bishop's activity in, 321-323, 328: growth of, 321. 322; the bishop's last visitation of, 322-324; annual convention of, at St. Francisville, 328 et seq.; the bishop's address bf»fore the convention at St. Francisville, 329, 330, 330, et seq.; action of the committee on the state of tho Church in regard to the bishop's pastorals, 330, et sci].; report of committee at the convention at St. Francisville, 341, et seq.; Polk's attitude regarding, 361; Polk asks Otey and Lay to visit, for him, 369; Polk's successor in, II. 393; tribute of tho convention to Bishop Polk, 398-400; Polk's adminijstrution of, 399. 400. See also Diocksan Conventions.

Louisiana troops, Polk's visits to, in Virginia, I. 354, 355, 359; in McCui-loug^'s force, II. 8; in battle of Shi-loh, 112; a hearty reception from, 360.

Louisville, Ky., Buell's base of operations, II. 126, 129; threatened by Kirby Smith, 126; reported Federal movement toward, 126; political importance of possession of, 129; Bragg's design on, 129; interruption of Bragg's march toward, 130; march resumed, 131; Buell's advance enters, 132; weakness of its garrison, 133; importance of Kirby Smith's moving on, 133; Buell's arrival at, 133. 134: Buell's strength at, 135; Polk ordered to move toward, 137; roads around, 137; Buell's march from, 146; Sill's march to Frankfort from, KM; Gilbert's march to Shepherdsville from,

168, 169; strength of Buell's force on leaving, 169; Buell's movement to, 170; Buell's movement from, 173; distance to Nashville. 338.

Louisville and Nashville railroad, seised by Polk, II. 127, 128.

Love, Col., commanding the 27th Tennessee regiment at Shiloh, II. 112; killed at Shiloh, 112.

Lowry, Col., in battle of Chickamauga, 11.271.

Lyle, W. J., signs call for convention at Montgomery, I. 348, 349.

Lynch. Cupt. Montgomery, ranking engineer at Fort Pillow, II. 82.

Lyon, Francis Strothcr, settlement in Alabama, I. 171; president of state senate, 171; member of Congress. 171; services in righting state finances, 172-174; characteristics, 173; member of Confederate Congress, 174; marries Sarah (J lover, 175; friendship with Polk. 175.

Lyon, Sarah, I. 175.

Lyon, Brig.-Gen. Nathaniel, position and strength at Springfield, Mo., II. 8; Polk's plan to cut ofT. 8; prepares to attack Price, 12; death at Wilson'* Creek. 12.

Lyons, I. 138.

McBride, Dr., visit to, I. 141.

McClcllan, Maj.<jen. George B., letter from Halleck to, II. 71.

McClcrnand, Maj.-Gen. John A., in battle of Shiloh, II. 107.

McCook, Maj.-Gen. Alexander McD., in battle of Shiloh, II. 112; commands Buell's left corps, 147; movements, positions, etc., before and during tho battle of Pcrryville, 147- 149, 151, 152, 15.5-157, 159, 160; strength of Perryvillo, 152; presides Polk. 155; adventure of reinforcements sent to, 161; movements in the Kentucky campaign, 168, 160: movements, positions, etc., in the battle of Mur-freesboro, 178. 181, 184. 185, 201; his leaders at Murfreosboro. 178; strength at Murfrecsboro, 201; his papers captured at Murfrecsboro, 201; movements, positions, etc., before and during the battle of Chicka-roauga. 237-240, 242, 244-246, 269, 270, 276; Polk's policy regarding, 238; Bragg misled as to his position, 239, 240. 244; Polk expecting. 244.

McCown, Maj.-Gen. John P., in battle of Belmont, II. 39; entrusted with defense of the Mississippi, 82; in charge of Island No. 10 and New Madrid, 82, 83; division ordered to Chattanooga, 122; commands tho right (reserve division) at Murfrees-boro, 179; in battle of Murfrecsboro, 182, 18.3, 194; condition of his division on Jan. 2, 195; losses at Mur-




freesboro, 107; in artioD on east Bide of Stone River, 194; statement of hia troops engaged, killed, wounded, and missing, from the Army of Tennessee, at Murfroenboro, 286, 287.

McCown's, Ky., II. 150.

McCulIoh, Henry Eustace, agent in Selwyn Grant, I. 5.

McCullougb, Brig.-Gen. Ben, junction of Price and, II. 6, 7, 66; Gov. Jack-aon'n account of his forces, 7, 8, 10; on the Arkansas line, 8; independent command of, 10; rofuflcs to cooperate with Price, 10, 64, 65; exaggerated strength of, 11; takes command of troops in Missouri, 12; notified of Hardee's movements, 12; falls bark into Arkansas, 13; Hardee's expectations of supp>ort from, 13; strength of his forces, 63; defends, 68; Polk applies for part of his force for defense of New Madrid, 68.

McDonald, Allan, I. 13.

McDonald, Flora, 1.13.

Machinery, improvement'of, 1. 200.

Mcllvainc, Charles Pettit, professor of ethicii, and chaplain, at West Point, I. 8S; his personality and character, 88, ct seq.; first appearance as chaplain at West Point, 89; resemblance to Washington, 89; of Ohio, 80; a discouraging outlook, 00; personal account of nis chaplaincy and the revival at West Point, 90-93; Polk's first call upon, 01; Polk's trust in, 108; correspondence with Polk, 117, US, 121-123, 137, 138,146, 163-165; invites Polk to take charge of his congregation in Brooklyn, 110; takes trip to Europe, 110; consecrated bishoj) of Ohio, 146; assists in consecration of Bishop Polk, 154, 155; Polk's letter to, 162-165.

Mcintosh, Brig.-Gen. Lochlan, Valley Forge memorial tablet, I. 15.

Mackall, Brig.-Gen. W. W., at Bragg'a conference, II. 220; assistant adjutant-general, 263; letter regarding Bragg's incompetence, 291, 292.

McKethan, Betsey. See Maiimt Bet-set.

Macksville, Ky., McCook's march on Perryville through, II. 148; Buell's position near, 174.

Macksville road, Starkweather's brigade on, II. 156.

Mclican, Col. Eugene E., in General Polk's stafT, II. 54.

McLean, Margaret Sumner, sketch of Gen. Polk, II. 53-59.

McLemoro's Cove, Tenn., situation, II. 235; road to, 237; Thomas's movements at, 23S; Negley's movement into, 239; Hindman's operations against Thomas in, 240; the opposing lines at, 245; Hill's failure to co-(^>erate with Hindman at, 255;

Bragg's plan to force Roeecrans into, 246.

McMinnville, Tenn., seeks to secure the site of the University, I. 240; Hardee's position at. II. 217.

McNairy, Maj. Frank, aide-de-camp to Cheatham. II. 266; testimony as to Polk's movements at Chickamauga, 266; Polk's aide-de-camp, 372; accompanies Polk on his fatal inspection tour, 372.

Macon, Senator Nathaniel, introduces bill limiting number of members of a family to be educated at West Point, 1.78.

McPherson, movements, positions, etc., in Meridian campaign, II. 321-323, 335; campaign Mobile pro-nosed for, 321; ordered to move on Af cridian and Selma, 322; force in the Meridian campaign, 323; movements, position^), etc., in Atlanta campaign, 335, 310, 350. 358; tribute to, 351, 352; killed. 352.

McPheters, Dr., first preceptor of I^eo-nidas Polk, I. 63.

Madison, J.imes, President of the United State.^, appoints William Polk a brigadier-general in the United States Army, I. 48.

Madrid Bend, Gen. McCown at, II. 82; strength of, 85; bombardment of, 85.

Magdalen College, Oxford, suggests plans of buildings for the University of the South, I. 267.

Magenta, percentage of loss at, II. 287.

Magoffin, Bcriah, governor of Kentucky, letter to, II. 21, 22, 25; message of, in regard to the Confederate occupation of Kentucky, 23, 24; issues neutrality proclamation, 24.

Magrudcr, John, stationed at Hampton,

I. 355.