The Papers of Jefferson Davis
 
The Papers of Jefferson Davis

Jefferson and Varina Davis, their daughter Margaret, her children, and a servant, 1885 Library of Congress

 

 


Volume 7 (1861) Index


Below is the index from Volume 7 (1861) of The Papers of Jefferson Davis as it appears in the book. For ease of conversion, italics and accent marks have been omitted. Abbreviations used include "L" for letter and "E" for endorsement. "Sketch" refers to the location of a biographical note on the person in this or in a previous volume.

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A 

  • Abbot, Henry L., 91
  • Abingdon Democrat, 352
  • Abingdon Virginian, 278
  • abolitionism: Davis on, 42, 44-45; Great Britain and, 75, 110, 375; mentioned, 107, 141
  • A. B. Thompson (U.S.), 73
  • Adairsville, Ga.: Davis speaks at, xl
  • Adams, Charles Francis (sketch, 377), 375, 449
  • Adams, Henry A. (sketch, 97), 95, 97, 98
  • Adams, John: Davis praises, 8
  • Adams, John Quincy (sketch, 2:397), 377
  • Adams, Quintus Sertorius, 143, 156, 285
  • Adams, Spencer: Ls from, 143, 155-56, 285
  • Adams, William Wirt: appointment, 56, 63-64; Ls from, 63- 64, 98
  • Adams Express Co., 51, 455-56
  • Addison, Charles G., 443
  • Addison, Edmund B., 443
  • Adjutant and Inspector General's Office: criticized, 202, 436; Davis on, 247; estimate, 169; mentioned, 355, 360. See also Cooper, Samuel
  • Africa (British), 451, 452
  • Aiken, Frederick A.: L from, 91
  • Alabama: Davis addresses convention, 68; defenses, 252, 370-71; delegation visits Davis, xl; disaffection in, 164; munitions needed, 221, 371, 438; railroads, 354, 430, 436, 439, 442; saltpeter, 362; secession, 13, 166; slave insurrection feared, 148, 175; L from congressmen, 313; mentioned, 336, 381
  • Alabama, Department of, 72
  • Alabama, University of, 228, 378, 457
  • Alabama & Florida Railroad, 144, 436
  • Alabama Military Institute, 194
  • Alabama troops: Border Rangers, 197; 2d Infantry, 284; 4th Infantry, 166; 8th Infantry, 166, 220; 10th Infantry, 232; 11th Infantry, 166; 20th Infantry, 166; Jeff Davis Artillery, 166; command of, 313, 341; at Manassas, 249; at Pensacola, 97, 171; requested for Tenn., 191, 343; in Va., 182, 197, 208, 220; volunteers, 164-65, 175, 201, 210, 220
  • Alcorn, James L.: appointment, 107, 277; L from, 107
  • Alexander, ----, 84
  • Alexander, Edward P.: Ls from, 355, 356; mentioned, 365
  • Alexander II, 102
  • Alexandria, Va.: Davis on recapture, 199, 263; U.S. defenses, 197, 239, 407, 426; mentioned, 179, 321, 326, 392
  • Alexandria, Loudoun & Hampshire Railroad, 208, 390
  • Alexandria Sentinel, 159
  • Algiers, La., 332
  • Allatoona, Ga., Battle of, 424
  • Allen, John J., 152
  • Allen, William, 115
  • Alonzo Child (CSA), 178
  • Alvord, A. B.: L from, 260
  • American Revolution: Davis on, 9; mentioned, 184, 245
  • American State Papers: Davis orders, 80
  • Ames, James T., 67
  • Ampudia, Pedro (sketch, 3:23), 87
  • Anaconda Plan, 135
  • Anacostia River, 133
  • Anderson, A.: L from, 388
  • Anderson, Ben: L from, 186
  • Anderson, Edward (ident., 42), 261, 263, 266
  • Anderson, Edward C.: Davis meets with, xlii; L from, 103
  • Anderson, Edward H.: L to, 266
  • Anderson, Ellen Mary Davis (niece) (sketch, l:282): L from, 263; mentioned, 41
  • Anderson, Flora L., 42
  • Anderson, Joseph R.: L from, 351; mentioned, 433
  • Anderson, Larz, 43
  • Anderson, Richard H., 357
  • Anderson, Robert (sketch, 1:252): Davis on, 8, 101, 102; Fort Sumter, 7, 11, 12, 24, 99-100, 103; politics of, 43
  • Anderson, Robert N.: L from, 178
  • Anderson, Robert P. (sketch, 4:230): L to, 455-56
  • Anderson, Samuel R. (sketch, 3:38): appointment, 240, 241, 245; L to, 196; Ls from, 104, 191, 211, 212, 218; mentioned, 411
  • Anderson, Samuel S., 107
  • Anderson, Thomas S. (sketch, 42), 41
  • Anderson, William: L from, 9-10
  • Andrews, George T. (ident., 26): Davis recommends, 15, 16; mentioned, 23
  • Andrews, R. Snowden, 227
  • Annandale, Va., 338
  • Annapolis, Md., 133, 150, 437
  • Antietam, Md., Battle of, 213
  • Apalachicola, Fla., 349, 382-83
  • Appomattox Court House, Va., 312
  • Aquia Creek, Va., 180, 322, 326
  • Aquia District: Davis on, 364
  • Aransas, Texas, 198
  • Archer, John: L from, 38
  • Arizona: conditions, 188; expeditions in, 218, 439; support for CSA, 218
  • Arkansas: CSA jurisdiction, 330; Davis' land in, 425; defenses, 200, 318; invasion of, 179-80, 219, 223; military board, xxxix, 179-80, 200, 211; Miss. troops sent to, 276; munitions needed, 180, 200, 211; operations, 290, 441; relations with CSA, 51, 136, 253, 308; repudiation, 112; secession, 50, 52, 101, 144; support for CSA, 79, 101, 104, 211; telegraph construction, 431; unionism, 81, 101, 432; L from military board, 179-80
  • Arkansas, District of (U.S.), 403
  • Arkansas troops: 1st Cavalry Battalion, 447; 2d Infantry, 447; 3d Infantry, 270; 13th Infantry, 402; arms, 224; command of, 180, 180, 200, 211; militia, 144, 319; in Mo., 208, 308; regiments organized, 200, 442; in Va., 346; volunteers, 67, 308
  • Arlington Heights, Va.: defenses, 131, 239, 365, 407; recapture proposed, 197, 199, 430
  • Armstrong, Francis C., 307
  • Armstrong, Francis W., 307
  • army: acts concerning, 68, 156, 165-66, 247, 287-88; alcohol use, 83, 252, 313, 334, 357, 366, 436; blacks as laborers, 243, 252-53, 269, 278, 355, 358; bounties, 230, 444; cadets, 133, 432, 448; cavalry increase, 274, 280; chaplains, 136, 142; clothing, 145, 201, 202, 244, 250, 272, 279, 329, 348- 49, 351, 363, 444; colportage, 211; conditions, 96, 281-82, 311, 329, 358-59, 404, 430-31, 453; conscription urged, 231, 237, 287; cooks, 285, 302; cooperation with navy, 361, 432; court of inquiry, 387; criticized, 382, 431; Department No. 1, 332, No. 2, 330; desertion, 166; discharges, 281, 285, 309, 397, 440; female volunteers, 121, 142, 143; food supply, 270, 274, 280, 295, 296- 302, 304-305, 320, 323, 351, 372, 404, 407; foreign volunteers, 81, 84, 98, 179, 195, 210, 280; furloughs, 270, 307-308, 440; general officers, 142, 305, (Davis), 373; health, 207, 213, 214, 230, 274, 280, 281-82, 286, 297, 302, 305, 309, 312, 316, 320, 323, 338, 358, 359, 365; horses for volunteers, 219; Indian troops, 81, 218, 230, 267, 436; instruction, 121, 271, 272, 288, 313; intelligence operations, 212; investigative boards, 274; laundresses, 432; medical staff, 287-88; military academy, 133, 142; military treatises recommended, 172; minors, 133, 144, 443; morale, 229, 243, 358-59, 368, 381; musicians, 432; nonslaveholders in, 165; nurses, 285; officers criticized, 224, 320, 444, 453, (Davis), 295, needed, 237, 350; officers' appointments, 70, 98, 224, 274, 279, 303-304, 347-49, 351, 410, 432, (Davis), 247, 432, 433-34, election, 272, 274, 387, (Davis), 431, promotions, 432, (Davis), 367, rank and pay, 367, 432, transfer to CSA, 186, 193; organization, 48, 60, 84, 202, 231, 286, 307, 367, 381, 383, (Davis), 272, 274, 326, 353, 355, 358- 59, 364-65, 443, (J. E. Johnston), 274, 289, 305, 321, (G. W. Smith), 355, 357, by state, 313, 357, 360, (P. G. T. Beauregard), 338, 357, 368-69, (Davis), 355; pay, 169, 269, 382, 436, department recommended, 136; pony express, 244, 269; praised, 278, 303, 442, (Davis), 259, 260, 262, 263; railroads and, 319; rank of generals, 136, 254, 314, 335-37, 340, of militia officers, 355; recruiting, 51, 60, 144, 352, 444; reenlistments, 347-48; religious needs, 211, 277, 351, 361; sappers and miners, 166; signal system, 355; spies in, 371; staff officers, 355; state troops transferred to, 70, 73, 206, 224, 237, 247, 250, 251, 319, 345, 347, 359, 381, 383, 409, 449; strength, 136, 165- 66, 205, 266, 319, 343, 439, in E. Tenn., 231, in Mo., 308, at Pensacola, 96, in Va., 199, 231-32, 259, 260, 274, 286, 302, 305, 326, 353, 384, 385, 390, 402, 406, 423; substitutes, 326, 354; supplies for, 230, 271, 281-82, 361; supply problems, 344, 346, 347, 363, 383, 387, 407; taxation of soldiers, 310; telegraph construction, 270; transfers requested, 381-82, 430-31, (Davis), 359; transportation, 270, 271, 281, 444, problems, 371, 407, in Va., 199, 201, 231; U.S. officers and, 57, 58; winter quarters, 358, 360. See also War Department
  • Army of Mississippi, 299
  • Army of Northern Virginia, 97, 135, 194, 226, 235, 240, 363, 435
  • Army of Tennessee, 61, 159, 174, 232, 363, 424
  • Army of the Aquia, 364
  • Army of the Cumberland, 447
  • Army of the Peninsula, 367
  • Army of the Potomac: commanders, 264, 359, 364, 367; favored by government, 329; 5th Brigade, 234; health, 297-98, 302, 305, 320; organization, 338, 369, 381; supply problems, 260, 270, 276, 296, 300; strength, 234, 350; mentioned, 299, 316, 340, 346, 350, 361, 405
  • Army of the Potomac (U.S.), 265, 316. See also McClellan, George B.
  • Army of the Shenandoah, 226, 275, 296, 364, 369
  • Arnold, Lewis G., 93
  • artillery: commander, 61; in Ga., 272, 344; navy officers in, 432; in New Orleans, 362; in N.C., 326, 351; officers' appointments, 432; in Pensacola, 87, 229, 371; Rushton cannon, 356; in St. Louis, 107; in Tenn., 108, 309, 345; in Texas, 107; in Va., 219, 280, 319-20, 320-21, 322, 343, 432, 438; mentioned, 221, 224, 436. See also munitions; Ordnance
  • Asbury, James T.: L from, 200
  • Ashby, Preston: L from, 218
  • Ashby, Turner, 275
  • Ashby's Gap, Va., 390
  • Ashe, William S.: L to, 180; Ls from, 212, 346, 430, 439; mentioned, 211, 442
  • Associated Southern Press, 345
  • Atchafalaya Bayou, La., 141
  • Atchison, David R. (sketch, 4:125): advises Mo. governor, 289, 291; confers with Davis, 293; L from, 456
  • Atlanta, Ga.: Davis speaks at, 43-44, visits, 183, 193; V. Davis visits, 181; described, 192-93; mentioned, 61, 169, 345, 447
  • Atlanta, CSS, 429
  • Atlanta & West Point Railroad, 43
  • Atlanta Intelligencer, 44
  • Atlantic (U.S.), 81, 143
  • Attakapas, La., 331
  • Attorney General. See Justice Department
  • Atwood, Jesse, 455
  • Auburn, Ala.: Davis speaks at, xl, 44
  • Augusta, Ga.: Davis speaks at, 179, 183; mentioned, 169, 430, 439
  • Augusta Arsenal, 63
  • Augusta County, Va., 309
  • Austin, H. R.: L from, 448
  • Austin State Gazette, 200
  • Aymar, William H., 127

B 

  • Bach, Boswell: L from, 345
  • Bache, Alexander D. (sketch, 4:290), 98
  • Bacon, Azel B.: L from, 361-62
  • Bailey, James E., 448
  • Baines, Henry D.: L from, 350
  • Baker, A. A.: L from, 352
  • Baker, Edward D. (sketch, 4:9), 5, 6, 373
  • Baker, Henry W.: L from, 352
  • Baker, T. Harrison, 223
  • Baldwin, Oliver P.: L from, 147
  • Ball, Armstead M., 57
  • Ball's Bluff, Va., Battle of, 227, 373, 413, 420, 428, 439
  • Baltic (U.S.), 100
  • Baltimore, Md.: conditions, 117-18, 121, 131; defenses, 121, 132, (Davis), 116; recruiting for CSA, 52; riot, 117-18, 132, 140, 148, (Davis), 119; support for CSA, 120, 148, 444; unionism, 118, 148; mentioned, 137, 217
  • Baltimore & Ohio Railroad: bridge destroyed, 208; control of, 131, 133, 150, 199, 387
  • Baltimore & Washington Railroad, 131, 150
  • Baltimore Sun, 122, 148, 380
  • Bank of England, 255
  • Bank of France, 255
  • Banks, Nathaniel P.: assignment, 227; operations, 271, 274, 275, 287
  • Barbour, Alfred M., 57
  • Bard, James J.: L from, 334
  • Baring Brothers, 110
  • Barksdale, Ethelbert (sketch, 4:224): L from, 63-64; mentioned, 310
  • Barksdale, William (sketch, 2:116), 15, 251, 357
  • Barnard, F. A. P., 457
  • Barnard, John G. (sketch, 5:106), 131, 132
  • Barnes, Nicholas E. (sketch, 441): L from, 440
  • Barnwell, Robert W. (sketch, 4:125): L from, 83; mentioned, 52, 56
  • Barr, George R.: L from, 278
  • Barr, Martin W., 420
  • Barron, Samuel (sketch, 6:49), 279
  • Barrow, Robert J.: L from, 171-72
  • Barry, William S. (sketch, 4:253): L to, 8; L from, 82
  • Barton, Thomas S., 310
  • Bartow, Francis S.: L to, 66; mentioned, 272, 275
  • Bates, Joshua (sketch, 111), 110
  • Bath, Va., 192
  • Baton Rouge Arsenal: described, 158; transferred to CSA, 157, 159, 164, 333
  • Baton Rouge Barracks, 342
  • Battle, Amos J.: L from, 351
  • Baxley, Catherine V., 444
  • Baxter, John: Davis confers with, xliii; mentioned, 437
  • Baylor, Charles G.: L from, 74
  • Baylor, John R., 439
  • Bayou Teche, La., 141
  • Beaufort, N.C., 123, 134
  • Beaufort, S.C.: defenses, 70-72; plundered, 421
  • Beauregard, P. G. T. (sketch, 6:249): candidate for president, 401; command of railroads, 355, 357, 365; commands in S.C., 58, 66, 72, 74, 171, 173, 196, in Va., 181, 182, 187, 288, 307, 316-17, 360, 364-65, 425; confers with Davis, xl-xliii, 58, 187, 306, 352, 360, 365; criticizes Adjutant General's Office, 202, J. P. Benjamin, 365-67, 369, 380-81, 397, 406, Commissary Department, 260, 271, 275, 296; Davis and, 259, 280, 352, 369-70, 400, 401; Davis criticizes, 300, 383, 384-85, praises, 102, 142, 200, 251, 254, 258, 262, 263, 354, 359-60, 381, 391, promotes, 258, reprimands, 276, 380-81, 406; Fort Sumter, 87, 99, 101, 153; headquarters, 258, 352, 401; Jerome Napoleon visits, 377; J. E. Johnston and, 209-10, 254, 335, 337, 364; Manassas report, 383, 384-85, 399-401, 405, (Davis), 383, 408, pursuit of enemy, 276, 280, strategy, 234, 235, 388, 389, 393, 394, 405, 406, 422, 426, (Davis), 384-85, 408; on army organization, 202, 274, 338, 357, 368-69, volunteers, 273, 302; praised, 67, 72, 136, 278, 391; rank, 254, 314, 335, 364; reinforcements, 231, 232, 235, 249, 250, 251; requests generals, 219, 269, scouts, 219; resignation, 61; spies for, 214; staff, 288, 299, 306, 322, 386, 392, 447; strategy in Va., 197-98, 208-209, 212, 234, 333, 337-38, 368, 389-90; troop strength, 234; Ls to, 192, 199-200, 251, 258, 276, 327, 346, 358-60, 364-65, 380-81, 383, 404, 406; Ls from, 38, 102, 113, 169, 186-87, 195, 197-98, 201-202, 210, 216, 218, 219, 231, 234-35, 249-251, 269-70, 270, 279-80, 302, 337-38, 340, 365, 366-67, 368-70, 397, 399-401, 422; mentioned, 97, 213, 223, 265, 304, 341, 429
  • Beazley, J. S.: L from, 354
  • Bedford County, Va.: L from citizens, 237
  • Bee, Barnard E. (sketch, 226), 225, 232, 252, 258, 275
  • Beecher, Henry Ward, 111
  • Belk, John (ident., 4), 3
  • Bell, John (sketch, 3:266): Davis meets with, 27; mentioned, 101
  • Bell, L. T.: L from, 242
  • Belmont, Mo., Battle of, 402, 404, 405, 411, 413, 439
  • Beltzhoover, Daniel M. (sketch, 404), 402
  • Benedict, George B.: L from, 69
  • Benjamin, Judah P. (sketch, 6:195): attorney general, 56, 59; P. G. T. Beauregard and, 359, 365-67, 369, 380-81, 397, 406; criticized, 437; Davis confers with, xlii, xliii, 290, 294, defends, 406; La. arms, 157, 164, 331; New Orleans defenses, 361, 362; on slave labor, 425; as secretary of war, 317, 344, 352, 360, 367, 422, 443; writes Ls for Davis, 159, 223; Ls to, 365, 441; Ls from, 59, 68, 350, 431, 432-33, 439, 444; Ls with, 5-6, 10-12; mentioned, 155, 182
  • Bennett, Hendley S.: L from, 163
  • Benton, Thomas Hart (sketch, 2:464), 111, 189
  • Bermuda (British), 348
  • Bernard, Joseph: L from, 195
  • Betterton, William G.: L from, 263
  • Beverly, Va., 240, 243, 245, 301, 344
  • Bickley, George: L from, 87
  • Bienville, USS, 102
  • Big Bethel, Va., Battle of, 201, 413
  • Bigbie, James N. (sketch, 3:409): L from, 211
  • Big Mocassin Gap, Va., 260
  • Birch, William H. (ident., 35), 34
  • Bird, Henry D., 202
  • Black Hawk War, 61
  • blacks: free blacks as hospital workers, 272, as laborers, 243, 252-53, 269, 355, 358; offer service, 82; suffrage opposed, 103; in U.S. Army, 217. See also fugitive slaves; slaves
  • Blaine, James G., 23
  • Blair, Francis P., Jr. (sketch, 6:62), 190
  • Blair, Francis P., Sr. (sketch, 6:62), 90
  • Blair, Montgomery (sketch, 6:62), 78, 90, 100, 118
  • Blair, W. M.: L from, 430
  • Bledsoe, Albert T. (sketch, 162): L to, 169; Ls from, 159-61, 163; mentioned, 291, 301, 387
  • Blewett, Thomas G., Sr.: L from, 98
  • blockade: arms shipments, 371; Charleston, 105, 221, 348; cotton trade, 225, 285, 308, 367-68; Davis on, viii, 38, 49, 84, 142, 278, 418; effects on CSA, 341, 431, N.C., 260; Fla., 183; France and, 256, 257, 375-76, 443; Great Britain and, 105, 255, 375-76, 395, 443, 449; Mobile, 218; policy on, 343, 433; proclaimed, 118; mentioned, 39, 450
  • blockade-runners, 176, 252, 278
  • Blocker, Stephen: L from, 250
  • Bl;auucher, Gebhard L. von, 400
  • Blue Ridge Mountains, 286
  • Blythe, Andrew K. (sketch, 404), 402
  • Bocock, Thomas, 52
  • Boggs, Robert: L from, 104
  • Boggs, William R. (sketch, 372), 370
  • Bohanan, James E., 373
  • Bonham, D. W. C., 444
  • Bonham, Milledge L. (sketch, 251): appointment, 69, 107, 109; assignments, 109, 116, 223, 319; Davis meets with, 69; at Manassas, 251, 252, 308, 394; staff, 116, 135, 148, 156; L to, cited, 394; Ls from, 67, 107
  • Boone Court House, Va., 347
  • Booth, John C. (sketch, 159), 157, 159, 281, 332
  • Booth, John Wilkes, 322
  • border states: Davis on, 85, 253; support for CSA, 25, 27, 42, 51-53, 60, 84, 107, 120, 139; unionism, 111, 285; volunteers, 103, 432; mentioned, 81, 139, 310. See also individual states
  • Bostick, Ferdinand: Ls from, 169-70, 172
  • Boston, Mass., 21, 138
  • Boston Courier, 15
  • Bowling Green, Ky., 337, 342, 444
  • Bradford, James A. J.: L from, 220-21
  • Bradford, Jefferson Davis (nephew), 175
  • Bradley County, Tenn., 237
  • Bradshaw, ----, 437
  • Bragg, Braxton (sketch, 3:66): commands at Pensacola, 85- 86, 94-96, 136, 198, 229-30, 303; commended, 439; criticized, 438; Davis on, 87, 176, 204; Davis visits, 170, 229; described, 204; Mobile defenses, 370-71; offers troops for Va., 303; relations with Davis, 84, 86, 96, 304; staff, 78, 323, 348, 357, 382; strategy, 85-86, 94-96, 356; Ls to, 85-86, 175-76, 180; Ls from, 59, 94-96, 170, 180, 182-83, 229-30, 302-304, 348, 357, 370-72; mentioned, 56, 174, 386, 429, 435
  • Bragg, Thomas: attorney general, 367; meets with Davis, xliii; Ls from, 430, 442
  • Branch, Lawrence O'Bryan: meets with Davis, xlii; L from, 269
  • Brandon, David S.: L from, 121
  • Brandon, William L. (sketch, 2:669), 181
  • Brannan, John M., 93
  • Brashear City, La., 332
  • Brazos River, 198
  • Brazos Santiago, Texas, 198
  • Breckinridge, John C. (sketch, 5:67): meets with Davis, xliii; mentioned, 18, 54, 74
  • Brentsville, Va., 235, 390
  • Brewster, Henry P. (sketch, 62), 60, 66
  • Brierfield (described, 2:244): census, 309; conditions, 3, 177, 379, 440; crops, 178, 379, 440; Davis at, 35, 37, 41; V. Davis visits, 54; overseers, 4, 440
  • Brigham, James H.: L from, 236
  • Bright, Jesse D.: L from, 66
  • Bright, John (sketch, 396), 395
  • Briscoe, Claiborne C. (ident., 5)
  • Briscoe, William, 3
  • Bristol, Tenn.: Davis speaks at, xxxix, 27
  • British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, 111
  • Broad River, S.C., 71
  • Broadwell, William A. (sketch, 380): supplies for Mo., 283, 379; L to, 437; Ls from, 206, 253, 436
  • Brockenbrough, John, 204
  • Brockenbrough, John W., 152
  • Brooklyn, USS, 9, 97
  • Brooks, William M. (sketch, 166): L from, 164-65
  • Brown, Albert G. (sketch, 2:22): L with, 8; mentioned, 5, 15, 16, 269
  • Brown, George W., 119
  • Brown, Harvey, 357
  • Brown, James (sketch, 112)
  • Brown, John (sketch, 6:268), 134
  • Brown, Joseph E. (sketch, 147): conflict over troops, 219, 224, 230, 237, 241, 244, 271, 277, 319, 361, 410; control of arms, 193-94, 201, 215, 296, 308; Davis praises, 42, 186; presidential candidate, 37; saltpeter supplies, 254, 261; Ls to, 59, 180, 181-82, 186, 192, 195, 218, 220, 224, 234, 253, 260, 271-72, 277, 278, 397; Ls from, 64, 180, 182, 187-88, 192, 193-94, 202, 206, 214-15, 216, 219, 221, 224, 230, 241-42, 254, 260, 271, 277, 278, 288, 308, 343-44, 344, 397; mentioned, 146
  • Brown, Neill S.: L from, 347
  • Brown, Shepherd: L from, 217
  • Brown, Sir William (sketch, 112)
  • Brown, William H., 202
  • Brown & Sons, 110
  • Browne, William M. (sketch, 4:374), 37
  • Brownlow, William G.: arrested, 437, 454; L from, 454
  • Brownsville, Texas: L from citizens, 172; mentioned, 439
  • Brownsville Fort Brown Flag, 172
  • Bruce, Ely M.: L from, 117
  • Brumby, Arnoldus V. (sketch, 194), 193, 195
  • Brunswick, Ga., 71, 344, 428
  • Bryan, E. Pliny, 356
  • Bryan, Guy M.: L to, 92; L from, 83
  • Bryan, William C., 108
  • Bryant, Thomas S.: L from, 82
  • Buchanan, James (sketch, 2:345): Davis criticizes, 5, 6, 8-10, 17-18, 23, 85, visits, xxxix; Fort Sumter crisis, 8, 10-12, 100; negotiations with CSA, 38, 51, 56, with S.C., 12, 15, 18; mentioned, 141, 448
  • Buckner, Simon B. (sketch, 306), 249, 299, 305, 343, 351
  • Buena Vista, Battle of, 185, 211, 424, 455
  • Buford, Napoleon B. (sketch, 403), 402
  • Bull Run, Va.: battle at (July 18), 251, 413; CSA position, 187, 234, 235, 250, 368; mentioned, 338
  • Bull Run, Battle of. See Manassas, Battle of
  • Bunch, Robert (sketch, 106), 104, 105, 340
  • Bunker Hill, Va., 242
  • Burlingame, Anson (sketch, 120), 118
  • Burnet, David G.: L from, 83
  • Burnet, William E., 83, 92
  • Burney, S. T.: L from, 152
  • Burt, Armistead (sketch, 2:628): L to, 128
  • Burt, Martha C., 128
  • Burton, James H. (sketch, 228), 227
  • Burum, Paskiel K.: L from, 373
  • Butler, Benjamin F., 288, 437
  • Butler, E. G. W.: L from, 195
  • Butler, E. G. W., Jr., 195
  • Butler, Lawrence L., 195
  • Butt, Amanda M.: L from, 326
  • Butt, William M., 326
  • Butterfield, Carlos (sketch, 78): L from, cited, 78; mentioned, 76
  • Byrd, John J.: L to, 156
  • Byrd, William H.: L from, 278

C 

  • Cabell, Edward Carrington (sketch, 190): assignments, 211, 219, 223, 290-91, 293, 301; confers with Davis, xli, xliii, 290-91, 293-94, 434; Ls to, 224, 373; Ls from, 210, 219, 223-24, 230, 285, 301, 319, 381
  • Cabell, William L., 190, 347
  • Cahawba, USS, 127
  • Cairo, Ill.: U.S. forces at, 74, 117, 121, 130, 168, 171, 191, 328, 402; mentioned, 116, 145, 329
  • Caldwell, James C.: L from, 230
  • Calhoun, John C. (sketch, 1:11), 9, 19
  • Calhoun, William R., 210
  • Calhoun, Ky., 445
  • California migration, 455
  • Call, George W.: Ls from, 67, 142
  • Callan, Charles C., 80
  • Callan, James N., 80
  • Callan, John F. (sketch, 6:245): assignments, 36; Ls to, 34-35, 79-80; mentioned, 31
  • Camden, Gideon D., 152
  • Camden County, Ga.: L from citizens, 123
  • Cameron, Simon, 23, 79, 99, 445, 448
  • Camp Arbuckle, Va., 280
  • Camp Bee, Va., 271
  • Campbell, J. A. P., 37
  • Campbell, J. C.: L from, 98
  • Campbell, John A. (sketch, 90): confers with W. H. Seward, 53, 88, 102, corresponds with, 118, 120, 153, 155; Davis and, 140; Davis praises, 92, 93; on Forts Sumter and Pickens, 88- 89; on A. Lincoln, 88; resigns from Supreme Court, 118, 139; L to, 92-93; Ls from, 88-89, 117-18, 136-40, 153, 288; mentioned, 135, 218, 453
  • Camp Breckinridge, Tenn., 320
  • Camp Dickinson, Va., 404
  • Camp Garnett, Va., 240, 245, 344
  • Camp Gauley, Va. See Carnifix Ferry, Va.
  • Camp Hermitage, Va., 220
  • Camp Holly, Va., 207
  • Camp Jackson, Mo., 189, 190, 291
  • Camp Jackson, Va., 237
  • Camp Lee, Va.: Davis visits, 181
  • Camp Manning, Va.: Davis speaks at, 244-45
  • Camp Moore, Ky., 328
  • Camp Moore, La., 333
  • Camp Pickens, Va., 186-87, 302, 338
  • Canada, 65, 127
  • Cannon, John: L from, 90-91
  • Cape Fear, N.C., 143-44
  • Cape Fear River, 382
  • Cape Girardeau, Mo., 329
  • Carnifix Ferry, Va., Battle of, 341, 344, 345-46
  • Carr, ----, 382
  • Carr, George W., 59
  • Carrie Sandford (British), 340-41
  • Carroll, Anna Ella (sketch, 6:24): Ls to, 23, 64-65; L from, 64
  • Carroll, Charles M. (sketch, 403), 402
  • Carson, James H., 358
  • Carter, Alex (slave) (sketch, 4), 3
  • Carter, Asa R., 310
  • Carter, Joseph, 4
  • Carter, Richard W. (sketch, 275), 273
  • Carter, Winnie Ann, 4
  • Cartersville, Ga.: Davis speaks at, xl, 42, 44
  • Cartwright, Samuel A. (sketch, 4:23): Davis praises, 327; L from, 431-32; mentioned, 373
  • Caser, Lewis: L from, 237
  • Cass, Lewis (sketch, 1:264), 454
  • Castle Pinckney, S.C., 7
  • Castleton, Thomas: L from, 411
  • Caswell, William R., 249
  • Catlett, T. K.: L from, 436
  • Cedar Keys, Fla., 366
  • Centreville, Va.: CSA troops at, 234, 353, 368, 423; U.S. forces flee to, 251, 259, 260, 394, 407
  • Chalmers, James R.: L from, 84
  • Chambersburg, Pa., 150, 198, 212
  • Chambersville, Va., 344
  • Chambliss, John R.: L to, 210
  • Chamblissburg, Va., 237
  • Champion's Hill, Miss., Battle of, 328
  • Champneys, John T., 91
  • Chancellorsville, Va., Battle of, 213
  • Charleston, S.C.: blockade, 106, 221; Davis invited to, 8, 26, 40; defenses, 24, 55, 57-60, 63, 67, 70-72, 74, 85, 99, 103, 136, 166, 198, 348, 427-28, (Davis), 66; fire, 439; foundry, 261; munitions supply, 59, 100; trade restrictions, 103; U.S. plans for, 91, 179. See also Fort Sumter
  • Charleston & Savannah Railroad, 93, 427
  • Charleston Arsenal, 7, 253
  • Charleston Courier: interviews Davis, xlii; mentioned, 156
  • Charleston Mercury: on CSA, 51; on Davis, 65, 394; mentioned, 7, 40
  • Charlotte, N.C., 124, 134, 143, 364
  • Charlottesville, Va.: L from hospital patients, 320; mentioned, 392
  • Charlton, Charles W., 399
  • Chartres, Duc de, 377
  • Chase, Salmon P. (sketch, 6:348), 118
  • Chase, William H.: L to, 15
  • Chastain, Elijah W., 288
  • Chattahoochee River, 349, 383
  • Chattanooga, Tenn.: Davis speaks at, xl, 23, 27, visits, 43; foundry, 231, 233
  • Cheat Mountain, Va., 242, 277, 344, 350
  • Cheat River, 208
  • Cheatham, Benjamin F. (sketch, 249): Battle of Belmont, 402, 404; Davis praises, 247, 318; mentioned, 320, 403
  • Cherokee: neutrality, 236, 268; recommended for army, 145, 218; support for CSA, 173, 267; treaty with, 438
  • Cherokee Baptist Convention, 193
  • Chesapeake Bay, 24, 144, 348
  • Chesnut, James (sketch, 386): Beauregard's aide, 383-385, 388, 400-401, 405, 422, 426; confers with Davis, xli, 389, 401; in Congress, 275; on Davis' election, 37; Ls to, 383, 408; L from, 388-92; mentioned, 432
  • Chesnut, Mary B., 386
  • Chickamauga, Ga., Battle of, 214, 215, 306, 403
  • Chickasaw: army service, 230, 267, 268; neutrality, 104; support for CSA, 236, 268; treaty with, 438
  • Chickasaw Bluffs, Miss., 256
  • Childs, Frederick L. (sketch, 5:106), 253
  • Chilton, W. H.: L from, 210
  • Choctaw: army service, 218, 230, 267, 268, 435-36; neutrality, 104; support for CSA, 236, 268; treaties with, 52, 438
  • Choppawamsic River, 271
  • Chotank, USS, 223
  • Chowan Baptist Association: L from, 167
  • Churchill, Thomas J., 101, 104
  • Cincinnati, Ohio, 109, 186
  • Claiborne, John H. (sketch, 299), 297
  • Claiborne, John M.: L from, 143
  • Clark, Charles: L from, 284; mentioned, 345, 422
  • Clark, Edward: Ls from, 81, 91, 107, 167, 310; mentioned, 201
  • Clark, G. A.: Davis introduces, 201
  • Clark, Henry T.: Ls to, 241, 287, 336, 442; Ls from, 236, 241, 277-78, 279, 285, 309, 340-41, 441
  • Clark, Mathew: L from, 148
  • Clarksville, Tenn., 191
  • Clay, Cassius M. (sketch, 1:466), 374
  • Clay, Clement C. (sketch, 6:174): elected to Senate, 450; health, 16, 177, 334; L to, 16; L from, 334; L with, 10-12; mentioned, 56, 108, 336
  • Clay, Henry (sketch, 2:135), 420
  • Clay, J. Withers, 336
  • Clay, James B., 420
  • Clay, Virginia T., 334
  • Clayton, Alexander M. (sketch, 28): on Davis' election, 37; L to, 27-28; mentioned, 323, 330, 442
  • Clemens, Jeremiah (sketch, 4:125), 334
  • Clingman, Thomas L. (sketch, 429): recommended, 427-28; Ls from, 172, 174
  • clothing. See army; Quartermaster's Department
  • Coale, Charles B.: L from, 278
  • Cobb, Howell (sketch, 3:394): Davis' inauguration, 46; honored by Congress, 361; presidential candidate, 37; Ls to, 56, 59, 66-68, 178, 266, 270-71, 272, 278-79, 279, 296, 302, 313, 314, 361, 430, 433, 438, 443; mentioned, 27, 207, 307
  • Cobb, T. R. R.: commissioner to Ark., 52; legion organization, 207; meets with Davis, xl; on Davis, 37, 65, and J. E. Brown, 147; L from, 207
  • Cochrane, John, 52
  • Cocke, Harrison H., 214
  • Cocke, Philip St. George (sketch, 235), 234
  • Cockpit Point, Va., 423
  • Cockrill, Sterling R.: L from, 206
  • Cocks, John G.: L from, 180
  • Coe, Thomas J. (sketch, 4) 3, 440
  • Coffin, William H.: L from, 367
  • Cohen, Solomon: L from, 296
  • Colchester, Va., 423
  • Cold Harbor, Va., Battle of, 265
  • Cole, James W.: L from, 202
  • Coleman, J. Crittenden, 67
  • Collier, Charles F.: L to, 442
  • Collier, Robert R.: L from, 313
  • Colorado: support for CSA, 173
  • Colquitt, Alfred H., 182
  • Columbia, S.C., 103, 425
  • Columbus, Ga., 349, 361
  • Columbus, Ky.: captured, 168, 325-28, 330, 336, 337, 339, 341, 342, (Davis), 339, 341; defenses, 116, 117, 398; U.S. plans, 74, 325, 411; L from citizens, 116; mentioned, 332
  • Combahee River, S.C., 71
  • Commissary Department: appropriations, 326; commissary general appointment, 69, 81, 135, 299; congressional inquiries, 270-71, 275-76; criticized, 260, 270-71, 274, 276, 280, 286, 300, 302, 304, 320; Davis defends, 271, 300; estimates, 153, 266; funds needed, 298, sought from, 394; increase of officers, 432; L. B. Northrop defends, 296-301; prices, 286, 300; shortages, 299, 300; supplies of bread, 300, 305, meat, 297-301, salt, 442; transportation problems, 271, 300; mentioned, 380. See also Northrop, Lucius B.
  • Cone, Theodore C.: L from, 201
  • Confederate Clothing Bureau, 146
  • Confederate States: agriculture, 253; aliens, 284-85, 411; banking, 109, 217, 219, 233; bureaucracy, 201; cabinet appointments, 55-56, 72; capital in Montgomery, Ala., 45, 54, in Richmond, Va., 161, 169, 177, 183, 298; commissioners to D.C., 53, 60, 76, 87, 88, 91, 143, to Va., 103; confiscation, 288; cotton policies, 230, 236, 244, 255, 312; Davis' devotion to, 181, report on, 413-19; days of fasting and prayer, 167, 178, 200; expansion, 44; finances, 81, 82, 103, 108, 112, 113, 122, 134, 142, 179, 192, 195, 217, 219, 251, 253, 255-56, 312, 314-15, 348, 368, 375, 394, 443, (Davis), 415; financial hardships, 333, 425; flag design, 57, 59, 129, 130, 267, 438; foreign relations, 47, 57, 102, 142, 143, 179, 206, 217, 248, 255-56, 319, 354, 374- 76, 378, 395-96, 425, 443, 449-52, (Davis), 418; government praised, 310; inauguration, 5, 45; Indians and, 104, 136, 167, 236, 438; judiciary, 68, 142; Ls of marque, 106, 108, 115, 124, 134, 221, (Davis), 44, 142; mails, 51, 76; manufacturing, 412, 419; military academy, 133, 142; military preparedness, 55, 138; music, 186; organization, 24, 38, 55, (Davis), 17, 28; Patent Bureau, 142; plot against, 59; ports of entry, 51; presidential elections, 36, 396; press patronage, 114; prisoners of war policy, 222; propaganda efforts, 7, 374-76, 443, 450; public printing, 143, 430; railroads and, 28, 216, 250, 354, 430, 433, 436, 439, 442, (Davis), 415; recognition in Europe, 75, 84, 250, 355, 374-76, 421, 450, (Davis), 454, by France, 38, 84, 248, 256, 377, 387-88, 395, 443, 450, 452, Great Britain, 42, 81, 84, 104- 105, 110, 154, 256, 377, 388, 443, 450, Mexico, 75, Spain, 388, 443; relations with Ark., 51, 136, 253, 308, France, 109, 255-56, 308, 327, 374, 376, 449, 451, Great Britain, 43, 110-11, 255, 308, 327, 355, 374-76, 450, Ky., 50-51, 172, 289, 313, 325, 328, 330, 339, 341-43, 413-14, 441, 445-46, 448, Md., 108, 118, 128, 175, 387, 391, Mexico, 44, 75-76, 263, 302, 362, 394, Mo., 206, 223-24, 285, 289-93, 356, 373, 381, N. M., 93, 218, Spain, 257, 345, 376, Texas, 91, 201, 425, Va., 109, 127, 130, 142, 143, 150- 51, 161; Revenue Coast Guard proposed, 109; schoolbooks, 444; smuggling activities, 345; strategy, 105-106, 122, 143, 316, 343, (Davis), 42, 326, in Ky., 325-28, in Mo., 318, 319, in Northwest, 145, 211, in Va., 131, 167, 197, 198, 212-13, 225-26, 233, 234- 35, 242-43, 253, 256, 266, 270, 273-74, 285-86, 305, 316, 321-22, 334, 341, 344, 350, 361, 369, 374, 381, 386, 389-91, 405-406, 407, 411-12, 423-24, 426, 444, (Davis), 199-200, 203, 208-209, 239, 271, 320, 326, 333, 353, 355, 365, 384-85, 391, 394, 406- 407, in West, 329; support in U.S., 98, 138; taxation, 224, 244, 309, 310, 314, 315; trade policies, 44, 48, 49, 83, 173, 179, 377, with U.S., 69, 133, 137, 156
  • Confederate War Papers, 306
  • Congress: adjournment, 169, 316; appropriations, 224, 438, 439; army bills, 165-66, 287, 295-96, 301, 313, 367, 410; Commissary Department, 270-71, 275-76; customhouses, 179; Davis addresses, vii-viii, 253, 258, 412-19; Declaration of Paris and, 421; elections, 397, 453; Manassas, 278, 287, 301, 308, 384; Mo. funds, 272, 279, 294, 301; presidential vetoes, 63, 169, 173, 279, 301, 440; printing, 354; railroad bonds, 332; rank of generals, 337; resolutions on forts, 57, 58, honoring H. Cobb, 361, J. E. Johnston and P. G. T. Beauregard, 278, on Hatteras Inlet, 313, Miss. River defenses, 270, New Orleans defenses, 284, volunteer transportation, 278-79; and War Department, 333; Ls to, 63, 142, 155, 169, 173, 253, 301, 429, 438-442; mentioned, 151, 224
  • Congressional Globe: Davis' collection of, 34, 80
  • Conn, Raphael M., 308
  • Conner, Zephaniah T. (sketch, 194), 193, 195
  • Conrad, Charles M. (sketch, 4:153): L from, 350; mentioned, 56
  • conscription, 231, 237, 269, 287, 386
  • Conscription Bureau, 135, 392
  • Constitution: compared to U.S. Constitution, 48, 50; criticized, 53, 83; Davis and, v-vii, 28, 45, 47-50, 416; ratification, 72, 82, 83, 113, 127, 142, 253, 282, 429; strict construction, 147, 409, 416; suggestions for, 10, 26, 43
  • Constitutional-Union party, 248
  • Converse, Ephraim K.: L from, 180
  • Cook, Henry F. (sketch, 2:227): L to, 455
  • Cooke, Philip St. George (sketch, 1:284), 14
  • Coons, H. Clay: L from, 304
  • Cooper, Douglas H. (sketch, 3:31): commands Indian troops, 267-68; L from, 267; mentioned, 81
  • Cooper, Mark A.: L to, 193
  • Cooper, Samuel (sketch, 1:108): accompanies V. Davis to Richmond, 183; confers with Davis, xli, 386, 389, 401; correspondence with Ark., 308, B. Bragg, 87, 94, 229, 302, 303, J. E. Johnston, 254, 273, 307, 320, 321, 322, 335; criticized, 243; on P. G. T. Beauregard, 406; rank, 314, 335, 336; replies for Davis, 173, 177, 178, 196; resigns from U. S. Army, 61, 67; Ls to, 259, 260, 394; L from, 405-406; mentioned, 60, 81, 98, 130, 220, 226, 265, 272, 284, 298, 301, 313, 319, 335. See also Adjutant and Inspector General's Office
  • Cooper, Sarah M. (ident., 61)
  • Coosawhatchie, S.C., 427
  • Coppens, George A. G., 171
  • Corinth, Miss.: Battle of, 132, 306, 324, 328, 404; troops at, 144, 174, 206, 233; mentioned, 198, 333
  • Cork (Ireland) Examiner, 378
  • Corpus Christi, Texas: L from citizens, 141
  • Corrick's Ford, Va., Battle of, 232, 240, 244, 245, 250
  • Corwin, Thomas (sketch, 4:125), 74-75
  • cotton: bonds, 192, 219; crop, 253, 255; Davis on, 23, 44, 49, 84, 419; government purchase, 230, 236, 312, 314-15, 354, 367-68, 397; loan, 236, 253, 285; manufacturing in South, 74; prices, 81; sales, 425, 436; supply in Europe, 255, 308, 374-75; tax on, 244; trade, 112, 173, 179, 192, 206, 277, 355, 374-75, 394, 439, (Davis), 38, 419
  • Cotton Bureau, 380
  • Covington, E. M., 341
  • Covington, Va., 284, 311
  • Covington & Ohio Railroad, 442
  • Cowden, James: L from, 38
  • Cowdin, Virginia G.: L from, 69
  • Cox, Jacob D., 253, 344-45
  • Cox, Owen B. (sketch, 4:292), 425
  • Crane, William Carey: L from, 361
  • Craney Island, Va., defenses, 336, 339
  • Crawford, George W. (sketch, 4:21), 56
  • Crawford, Martin J., 53, 87, 88, 91
  • Crawford, Robert W. (sketch, 111), 110
  • Creek: regiment, 81; support for CSA, 182, 236, 267, 268; treaty with, 268, 438
  • Crenshaw, Lewis, 204
  • Crimea commission reports, 80
  • Crimean War: Davis on, 153; mentioned, 141-42, 166, 285, 375
  • Crittenden, George B. (sketch, 4:9): L to, 381; mentioned, 441
  • Crittenden, John J. (sketch, 3:224): L from, 441; mentioned, 9, 67
  • Crittenden, Thomas L. (sketch, 3:123), 445
  • Crittenden compromise, 36, 52
  • Croft, Edward: L from, 361
  • Croghan, St. George: L from, 109
  • Cromwell, E. J., Mrs.: L from, 142
  • Cross, ----, 207
  • Cross, George W., 38
  • Cruger, Lewis, 38
  • "C. S. Armee": interviews Davis, 84, 102
  • Cuba: arms from, 144, 263, 393; filibusters, 306, 324, 372, (Davis), 360; South and, 65, 112; support for CSA, 345
  • Culpeper, Va., 179, 259, 358, 384
  • Cumberland, Md., 354
  • Cumberland, Va., 387
  • Cumberland Gap, Tenn., 216, 276
  • Cumberland River, 347, 437, 448
  • Cunningham, Edward, Jr. (sketch, 323), 321
  • Curd, B. S., 295
  • Currin, David M.: Davis on, 456; Ls from, 221, 309
  • Cushing, Caleb (sketch, 5:23): Davis and, 18; L from, 74; mentioned, 137, 454

D

  • Dahlgren, Charles G.: L from, 443
  • Dahlonega, Ga., mint, 179
  • Daingerfield, Henry: L from, 202
  • Dallas, George M. (sketch, 2:167), 104, 111
  • Dallas County, Ala., conditions, 175
  • Dalton, D. L.: L from, 217; mentioned, 218
  • Dalton, Ga.: Davis speaks at, xl
  • Danby, N.Y.: L from citizens, 162
  • Daniel, John M. (sketch, 115), 114
  • Daniel, Lee S., 37
  • Daniel, Peter V., 141
  • Daniel, Peter V., Jr.: confers with Davis, 250; Ls from, 216, 250, 270
  • Daniel Webster (U.S.), 81, 116
  • Danley, Christopher C.: L from, 200
  • Danville, Va.: railroad, 415, 420, 430, 442; troops at, 216, 233, 237, 238, 252-53; mentioned, 270, 272
  • Darkesville, Va., 225
  • Davenport & Drake: L from, 173
  • Davidson, Charles E.: L from, 156
  • Davidson, Robert O.: L from, 163
  • Davis, A. W. G.: Davis on, 121; Ls from, 121, 404
  • Davis, Benjamin (brother), 367
  • Davis, Eliza Van Benthuysen (sister-in-law) (sketches, 1:272, 2:122): visits Davises, 205; mentioned, 204
  • Davis, Frances H. Peyton (niece-in-law) (ident., 42), 40
  • Davis, George: Davis meets with, xlii
  • Davis, Henry W. (sketch, 119), 117
  • Davis, Hugh Robert (nephew) (sketch, 1:275), 207, 277
  • Davis, J. Lucius, 168
  • Davis, James L., 286

Davis, Jefferson: 

  • --education: USMA, v, 38, 64, 90, 93, 162, 174, 272, 361, 439
  • --family: birth of son, xliii; concern for, 203; employment, 302; serve in CSA, 217, 286, 313; visit army, 346, Richmond, 203, 253; war casualty, 261, 263, 266; Woodville nieces, 69
  • --Mexican War: associates, 84, 58, 84, 247, 261, 269, 295, 404; Battle of Buena Vista, 185, 424, 455; service with Z. Taylor, 190, 455. See also Mississippi Regiment, 1st (Mexican War)
  • --opinions: abolitionism, 45; J. Adams, 8; R. Anderson, 102; appointing power, 361; army instruction, 86, 121, 313, medical service, 287, 301, officers, 142, 295, organization, 271-72, 355, 358, 364-65, 443, tents, 281-82, unity, 318, 337, 359; Baltimore riot, 119; P. G. T. Beauregard, 66, 102, 142, 200, 276, 300; A. T. Bledsoe, 162; blockade, 49, 84, 142; border states and secession, 28, 84; B. Bragg, 87, 204; W. L. Brandon, 181; J. E. Brown, 147; J. Buchanan, 5, 6, 8, 10, 17; W. E. Burnet, 83; J. A. Campbell, 93; casualties, 84; B. F. Cheatham, 318; civil war, 18, 38, 84, 92-93; commander's responsibilities, 359; comparative strength of sections, 84; CSA flag, 130, problems, 54, 55; Constitution, 28, 45, 47-50; cotton, 23, 44, 84; criticism, 55, 337, 434; A. W. G. Davis, 121; J. R. Davis, 204; Declaration of Independence, 21; C. R. Dickson, 128; discharges and furloughs, 440; election as president, 38; emancipation, 84; R. S. Ewell, 339; executive powers, 301; expansionism, 65; federal officers and secession, 5, 6-7; foreigners' rights, 387; Fort Pickens, 86, 110, 176; Fort Sumter, 84, 102, 142; free trade, 44, 47-48; French soldiers, 154; A. G. Graham, 163; R. Griffith, 261; Harpers Ferry evacuation, 257; I. G. Harris, 159, 248; H. Heth, 107; Indians, 438; C. F. Jackson, 295; T. J. Jackson, 226; J. E. Johnston, 231, 239, 254, 257, 333; Ky. relations, 339, 341, 414; R. E. Lee, 115; A. Lincoln's election, 14, 23, policies, 84; B. McCulloch, 295; Manassas pursuit, 276, 385, 393-94, strategy, 384-85, 391; manufacturing in South, 74; Md., 119, 220; W. R. Miles, 253; military academy, 142, 154, authority, 8; minors in army, 133, 144, 443; Miss. River defenses, 174; munitions, 282; New Orleans defenses, 349-50; Norfolk defenses, 204; N.C., 127; L. B. Northrop, 17; nullification, 19; officers' appointments, 246, 348, 360, election, 274, rights, 357; Pacific Railroad, 6; patents, 387; peace negotiations, 55, 92-93, 142, 178; W. N. Pendleton, 239, 240; piracy, 222; political life, 49, parties, 246; presidency, 28, 245; S. Price, 295; prisoners of war, 222, 296, 417; J. H. Reagan, 414; recognition of CSA, 84, 355, 454; reconstruction, 45, 48, 49, 65, 84, 355, 416; religious observances in army, 361; Republican party, 142; T. C. Reynolds, 190-91; right of revolution, 9; rules of warfare, 222; rumormongers, 238; schoolbooks, 444; W. P. Scott, 100; secession, vi, 9, 17, 19, 38, 42, 44, 102, 203; W. H. Seward, 102; slavery, 84, 142; T. L. Snead, 295; S.C., 7, 17, 74, 84, 142; southern cause, 142, martial spirit, 98, unpreparedness, 55, 117; standing army and navy, 48; state rights, 9, 14, 19, 22, 47, 58; substitutes, 354; telegraph, 4, 92; Trent affair, 417, 452, 454; troop call-up, 351; U.S. aggression, 142, 253, centralization, 84, garrisons in South, 92, lawlessness, 203, strategy, 85; U.S. Army, 200, 326, 434, and southern climate, 174, 175; Va. militia law, 442, support for CSA, 203; volunteers, 83-84, 318, 347, 351, 358-59, 413; war, 245, 263, in West, 434; W. H. C. Whiting, 56; Zouaves, 176
  • --personal: advice asked, 5, 27, 63, given, 263; affection for Ala., 68, Miss., 68; Biblical allusions, 16, 352; books of, 34, 80, 456; children named for, 4, 422; death rumored, 316, 375-76; described, v, 23, 41, 153, 155, 205, 261, 294, 336, 435; describes receptions, 40; duel with A. Johnson, 3; family pets, 34; feelings for England, 154; funeral, 307; health, v, 3, 10, 14, 15, 19, 64-65, 178, 203, 212, 316, 318, 319, 326, 327, 330, 333, 350, 356, 357, 361, 379, 389, 396, 424, 455; historical allusion, 433; horses, 34-35, 79-80, 135, 225; household effects, 35, 79, 183, 202, 225, 456; Ls of introduction, 59, 327, 346, 441, 455, 457; leadership role in CSA, 14, 16, 25, 29, 35, 38; leaves Brierfield, 41, Washington, 18, 27, 42, 65; literary allusions, 184, 434; portraits, 186, 376; provenance of correspondence, 26, 41, 254, 275; reaction to censure, 434, election, 37, inauguration, 46; reading tastes, 31-32; recommendations (civilian), 192, 207, 355, 443, 456, (military), 16, 56, 64, 82, 100, 107, 169, 170, 202, (navy), 456; religion, 193; rumored visit to Charleston, 26; theft of paintings, 36; visits Europe, 112, J. Gorgas, 228
  • --planter: Ark. lands, 425; census, 309; conditions at Brierfield, 3, 35; crops, 178, 379, 440; overseer's wages, 441; supplies, 379. See also Brierfield
  • --political: campaign of 1844, 68; commands Miss. troops, 7, 27, 29, 38, 64-65, 306; gubernatorial campaign, 103, 310, 447; as presidential candidate (1856), 156, (1860), 23; press on, 65; principles, 361; Republicans and, 65; repudiation, 82, 112; speaks at Chattanooga, 23
  • --president: accepts troops, 104, 109, 163, 171, 196, 201, 211, 227, 237, 244, 251, 272, 276, 288, 319, 320, 359, 365, 409, 432, 436, 437-38; addresses Congress, vii-viii, 253, 412-19, Md. citizens, 387, troops, 170, 182, 260; aliens, 284-85; appointments (aides), 42, 55, 130, 205, 313, 386, (cabinet), 53, 55-56, 59, 67, 178, 266, 344, 367, (civilian), 79, 81, 101, 381, (diplomatic), 77-78, 257, 308, 408, 451, (generals), 314, 433, (military), 107, 116, 121, 142, 202, 207, 220, 224, 237, 239, 240, 242, 243, 245, 247, 259, 265, 274, 276, 281, 283, 286, 287, 294, 295, 348, 349, 351, 432, 436, 447, (munitions agents), 56- 57, 67, 378, criticized, 101, 243, 451, rationale, 66, 246, 247, 422; Ark. conditions, 308; army conditions, 281-82, 295, 318, 358-59, organization, 271-72, 313, 338, 353, 358-59, 364-65, 369, 407, 443; Baltimore riot, 119; calls for volunteers, 239; captured, 130; Commissary Department investigation, 271, 298, 300; compared to G. Washington, 40, 213; confers at Fairfax, 306, 352, 360, 407, with E. C. Anderson, xlii, J. Baxter, xliii, P. G. T. Beauregard, xl-xliii, 58, 187, 306, 352, 360, 365, J. P. Benjamin, xlii, xliii, 290, 294, T. Bragg, xliii, L. O. Branch, xlii, J. C. Breckinridge, xliii, J. Chesnut, xli, 389, 401, S. Cooper, xli, 386, 389, 401, P. V. Daniel, 250, G. Davis, xlii, D. R. Godwin, 332, W. Hampton, xlii, J. E. Johnston, xliii, 258, 261, 306, 307, 352, 360, 407, W. P. Johnston, 130, S. Jones, 199, R. E. Lee, xli, 187, 386, 398-91, 401, 425-26, J. Letcher, xli, 308, J. Longstreet, xli, T. S. Lubbock, xli, S. R. Mallory, xlii, H. Marshall, xliii, Md. commissioners, 175, H. May, xli, C. G. Memminger, xlii, W. P. Miles, 56, Mo. officials, xli, xliii, 210, 290-91, 293-94, 434, F. Mohl, 250, New Orleans committee, 349, N.C. officials, xliii, 279, L. Polk, xli, J. S. Preston, 386, 389, 401, W. Preston, xli, xliii, P. J. Quattlebaum, xlii, railroad presidents, xliii, G. W. Smith, 306, 352, 360, W. G. Swan, 237, G. W. Smith, xliii, B. F. Terry, xli, G. Tochman, 346, R. Toombs, xli, B. Tucker, 309, Va. delegation, xli, L. P. Walker, xl, xli, 58, 79, 130, T. N. Waul, xli, J. A. Wharton, xli, J. H. Wheeler, xliii, L. T. Wigfall, xl-xliii; controls state property, 210; criticized, 13, 55, 115, 209, 310, 339, 343, 373, 382, 391, 393-94, 397, 399, 434, 436; declares martial law, 144; discouraged, 231, 238-39, 239, 242; East Tenn. conditions, 399; elected (Feb.), 29, 36, 38, 39, 40, 43, 53, 56, 59, 64, 83, 91-92, 104, (Nov.), 50, 343, 396; exemptions, 202, 347; finances, 113, 122, 301, 415; flight from Richmond, 209, 425; Fort Pickens strategy, 85-86, 175-76; Fort Sumter crisis, 57-58, 66, 74, 92, 101, 102, 142; Gulf Coast defenses, 356; inauguration, 45-50, 53- 54, (1862), 444; Indian affairs, 68, 438; interviewed by Charleston Courier, xlii, "C. S. Armee," 84, 102, J. Fergusson, xl, 355, W. R. Russell, 153-54; interviews requested, 63, 163, 182, 201, 211, 216, 351; invited to Fla., 422; A. S. Johnston assigned, 330, criticized, 351; J. E. Johnston's rank, 254, 336, 340; Ky. campaign, 325-27, 328, 330, 336, 339, 341, 343, 354, relations, 196, 313, 339, 341, 343, 414, 445-46; legislation suggestions, 66, 68, 287-88, 313, 442; letter books, 254; Ls of marque, 108; mail, 422; Manassas battle, 249, 258, 259, 260, 261- 63, 273, 276, 384-85, strategy, 383-85, 388-91, 393-94, 400-401, 405-406, 407, 408, 422, 426; Md. relations, 387; mediates between P. G. T. Beauregard and J. P. Benjamin, 365, 366-67, 380-81; as military commander, 29, 45, 66, 122, 161, 168, 172, 203, 211, 213, 238-39, 245, 251, 258, 305-306, 321, 335, 351; Miss. troops, 83-84, 169-70, 276, 284, 313, 342, 345, 381-82; Mo. affairs, 272, 279, 289-93, 373, 413, 443; Mobile defenses, 102-103; Montgomery residences, 54; munitions needed, 56-57, 196, 282, 318, 333, 373; music dedicated to, 186; naval defenses, 108; New Orleans defenses, 101, 349; N.C. defenses, 109-10, 188, 346; offensive strategy, 108, 122; officers' appointments, 365, 387, 431, 433- 34; orders court of inquiry, 357; orders troops to Va., 109, 116, 221, 238, 240, 260; pardons T. A. R. Nelson, 282; peace efforts, 93, 102, 178; personal guard offered, 172; plans to visit S.C., 70; plots against, 155, 159, 177, 190, 217; L. Polk's command, 318; pony express, 244; Post Office, 414-15; praised, 13, 25, 91, 98, 108, 132, 134, 153, 158, 165, 284, 290, 309, 334, 336, 343, 397; praises troops, 102, 201, 259, 260, 261-63; prepares messages to Congress, 421; presents flag, 244-45, 425; press on, 65, 110, 115, 159-60, 310; proclaims days of fasting, 178, 387; protests prisoner policy, 221-22; railroad construction, 415-16, 441-42; receptions, xli, xlii, xliii, 155; recommendations (appropriations), 171, 313, 438, 439, 442, (signal system), 355; recruits U.S. Army officers, 61; reprimands P. G. T. Beauregard, 276, 380-81, J. E. Brown, 254, A. J. Gonzales, 360-61, J. E. Johnston, 340, 358, G. W. Smith, 382, G. Tochman, 361; reviews troops, 183, 353; reward offered for, 155; salary, 83, 352, 388, 433; schedule, 38, 46, 53, 55, 58, 79, 104, 133, 144, 162, 169, 175, 178, 186, 200, 203, 206, 224, 230, 409; serenaded, 140; Ship Island defenses, 348; signs commissions, 432; S.C. defenses, 351; speaks at Atlanta, 43-44, Augusta, 179, Cartersville, 42, Fairfax, 354, Gordonsville, 261, Jackson, 38, Manassas, 260, 351, Montgomery, 45-50, 68, Newnan, 45, Richmond, 181, 182, 183-85, 220, 244-45, 261, 263, 281-82, Stevenson, 42, Vicksburg, 38; speaks en route to Miss., xxxix, 27, to Montgomery, xl, 41, 43- 44, 54, to Richmond, xl-xli, 183; spies, 356; substitutes, 354; support for (Fla.), 442, (N.C.), 436, (S.C.), 70, 432, (Va.), 160-61, 163, 167, 352; telegraph construction, 270; Tenn. politics, 245-48; Texas commander, 283; travels to Montgomery, 40, 54, 193, to Richmond, 177, 183; Trent affair, 417, 454; unified command, 338; vetoes, 63, 169, 173, 279, 301, 440; Va. strategy, 199-200, 203, 208-209, 239, 271, 320, 326, 333, 353, 355, 365, 384-85, 391, 394, 406-407; visits Camp Lee, 181, Manassas, 258, 261, 265, Pensacola, 170, 229, 348; volunteers, 227, 238-39, 251, 278-79, 313, 318, 341, 342, 347, 348, 351, 358- 59, 437-38; western commander, 312-13, 330, 435; W. L. Yancey assignment, 408
  • --prison, 78, 162, 425
  • --relations with: F. W. Armstrong, 307; D. R. Atchison, 294; P. G. T. Beauregard, 383, 392, 400, 401, 408; A. T. Bledsoe, 169; M. L. Bonham, 69; B. Bragg, 86, 96, 304, 382; W. A. Broadwell, 380; E. C. Cabell, 190, 290-91; J. F. Callan, 35, 79; J. A. Campbell, 120, 140; A. E. Carroll, 65; S. A. Cartwright, 327; J. Chesnut, 386; C. C. Clay, 16; A. M. Clayton, 28; J. G. Cocks, 181; G. B. Crittenden, 381; J. J. Crittenden, 441; C. Cushing, 18; J. E. Davis, 203; T. F. Drayton, 93; J. W. Ellis, 227; S. W. Fisk, 128; B. Fitzpatrick, 13; S. G. French, 424; A. J. Gonzales, 360; J. Gorgas, 228; governors, 340; M. Gregg, 440; R. Griffith, 42; W. Hampton, 425; H. Heth, 107, 233, 435; F. Hodges, 225; G. W. Hughes, 98, 120; C. Huse, 378; A. Iverson, 13; C. F. Jackson, 294; E. Jackson, 103; A. S. Johnston, 330, 340; J. E. Johnston, vii, 61, 209, 239, 242, 276, 307, 340; W. P. Johnston, 130; G. W. Jones, 177; T. Jordan, 392; H. L. Kinney, 68; T. Lawson, 455, 457; R. E. Lee, 114-15; A. F. Leonard, 207; J. Letcher, 349; J. Longstreet, 307; W. S. Lovell, 177; S. R. Mallory, xlii, 13; A. D. Mann, 112-13, 396; F. Markoe, 120; R. Mills, 456; northern friends, 17, senators, 22; L. B. Northrop, 275, 276; W. N. Pendleton, 240; F. Pierce, 18; L. Polk, 174, 398; J. S. Preston, 392; S. Price, 189-90, 435; J. H. Reagan, 420; T. C. Reynolds, 191, 295; R. B. Rhett, Sr., 306; M. E. Roach, 133; J. A. Seddon, 115; E. K. Smith, 64; G. W. Smith, 324, 422; Z. Taylor, 455; G. Tochman, 368, 381; R. Toombs, 266; B. Tucker, 104, 309; E. Van Dorn, 306, 381; L. P. Walker, 72, 328, 334, 336, 341; H. C. Wayne, 221; L. T. Wigfall, 60, 307
  • --retirement: insurance company, 392, 425; Rise and Fall, 353
  • --secretary of war: annual report, 457; appointments, 13, 90, 91, 295, 435; Capitol extension, 456, 457; Cuba filibusters, 360; Executive Department buildings, 456-57; Indian affairs, 268; meets with T. F. Gaszynski, 84, D. W. Jobson, 352, T. F. Meagher, 378, officers, 457, C. Schurz, 120; Patent Office building, 456; Post Office building, 457; southern partisan, 156; subordinates recruited for CSA, 61; mentioned, 132
  • --Senate: American State Papers, 80; army bills, 10, 274; arrest rumored, 16; attends Miss. caucus, xxxix; Committee on Military Affairs, 13; Crimea commission reports, 80; election, 360-61; farewell address, vi, 18-22, 64-65, 169; fugitive slave case, 20- 21; Indian affairs, 268; McLane-Ocampo treaty, 77; meets with Ark. military board, xxxix, army officers, 455, J. Buchanan, xxxix; New England visit, 15, 310; Pacific Railroad debate, 6; patronage, 67, 91, 456; salary, 6; secession, 288; S.C. affairs, 5-10, 169; West Point commission, 18, 34; withdrawal, 6, 14-19, 64-65

 

  • Davis, Joseph Emory (brother) (sketch, 1:19): Ark. lands, 425; Brierfield affairs, 379, 440; Davis and, 40, 203; described, 42; flees Davis Bend, 54; health, 178; slave government, 3; travels to Richmond, 205, 253, 422; L to, 203-204; Ls from, 3-4, 253, cited, 4, 55, 441; mentioned, 34, 128, 136, 257, 309, 455
  • Davis, Joseph Evan (son) (sketch, 6:250), 334, 352
  • Davis, Joseph Robert (nephew) (sketch, 6:265): assignments, 205; Davis' aide, 205, 258, 313, 361, 381, 412; at Manassas, 258; praised, 204; travels with Davis, 177; L to, 14; L from, 67; mentioned, 40
  • Davis, Mary H., 116
  • Davis, Orlando: Ls from, 93, 108
  • Davis, Reuben (sketch, 3:194): withdraws from Congress, 15; Ls from, 116, 345, 394
  • Davis, Samuel Emory (father) (sketch, 1:8), 17, 44
  • Davis, Varina Howell (wife) (sketch, 2:53): accounts, 35; Davis' amanuensis, 15; described, 155, 205; describes White House, 204; gives Davis' papers, 254; hosts receptions, xl, 155; injured, 340; on A. T. Bledsoe book, 162, A. D. Mann, 113; praised, 129; "Queen Varina," 155; relations with M. B. Chesnut, 386, L. M. Johnston, 61, 340, F. Pierces, 18; travels to Montgomery, 54, Richmond, 181, 183; visits Pensacola, 170; Ls to, 40-41, 53-54, 259, 352; mentioned, 4, 63, 68, 116, 146, 178, 186, 204, 250, 324, 334, 376, 379, 435, 452, 455
  • Davis, W. G. M., 364
  • Davis, William Howell (son): birth of, xliii
  • Davis Bend, Miss., 4, 55, 176. See also Brierfield; Hurricane plantation
  • Day, Addison C., 373
  • Dayton, William L., 257
  • Deas, George: L from, 167; mentioned, 244
  • Deason, John B., 439
  • De Bow, J. D. B.: L from, 283
  • De Bow's Review, 74, 112
  • Decatur, Stephen, 363
  • Declaration of Independence: Davis on, 47; slavery and, 21
  • Declaration of Paris, 418
  • DeHaven, D., 178
  • De Havilland, John: L from, 388
  • Delafield, Richard, 88
  • Delaney, Robert: L from, 142
  • Delaware: support for CSA, 25, 278
  • De Leon, David C. (sketch, 6:272): L from, 240
  • De Leon, Edwin (sketch, 6:27): CSA propagandist, 374-76; resigns as U.S. consul, 7; L to, 6-7; L from, 374-76
  • Demere, John, 387
  • Democratic party, 9, 18, 177
  • Deneale, George E., 436
  • Dennison, William, 141
  • Department No. 1, 332
  • Department No. 2, 330. See also individual states; West
  • Desaix, Louis-Charles, 401
  • Desha, Benjamin: L from, 353
  • Dickinson, Alfred E.: L from, 211
  • Dickinson, Daniel S. (sketch, 4:54), 137
  • Dickson, Christopher R. (sketch, 54): Davis' messenger, 54; Davis praises, 128
  • Dickson, David (ident., 42)
  • Dickson, Letitia H. (sketch, 42), 41
  • Dilworth, William S., 366, 382
  • Dimmock, Charles, 228
  • Dobbin, James C. (sketch, 2:570), 456
  • Dobyns, T. J.: L from, 219
  • Dogwood Gap, Va., camp, 312
  • Donelson, Daniel S. (sketch, 248): appointment, 240, 241, 245; Davis on, 246
  • Dotson, Josephus, 271
  • Doubleday, Abner (sketch, 213), 212
  • Douglas, Stephen A. (sketch, 3:316): described, 169; support for, 126, 343; mentioned, 5
  • Douglass, Frederick, 111
  • Dover, Tenn., 191
  • Drayton, Thomas F. (sketch, 1:70): appointment, 361; F. W. Pickens on, 427; Ls from, 93, 348
  • Dred Scott case, 90, 141
  • Drew, Thomas S. (sketch, 5:87): L from, 219
  • Drummond, Thomas (ident., 136)
  • Dublin, Va., 191
  • Dublin (Ireland) Evening Mail, 421
  • Duggan, William: L from, 348
  • Dumfries, Va.: skirmish, 350; mentioned, 338, 423, 424
  • Duncan, D. G.: Ls from, 107, 128, 168
  • Duncan, John: L to, 405
  • Duncan, Johnson K., 386
  • Dunlop, James: L from, 341
  • Dunn, Ambrose C., 344
  • Dunn, William D., 354
  • Dunovant, Richard G. M., 166
  • Durrett, Reuben T., 420

E 

  • Early, Jubal A., 191, 269
  • Eastern Shore, Va., 289, 350
  • East Tennessee: bridge burnings, 406, 410, 411, 437, 454; conditions, 218, 233, 351, 397, 399, 411, 448; CSA troops in, 230-31, 250, 410, 448; invasion of Va., 260; munitions supply, 216, 217, 237; patronage, 241; U.S. and, 217, 231, 281, 393; unionism, 218, 231, 233, 237, 242, 249, 260, 277, 282, 283, 287, 404, 411; volunteers, 163, 241. See also Tennessee
  • East Tennessee & Virginia Railroad, 252
  • Ector, Walton, 218, 219
  • Edgeworth, S. C.: L from, 355
  • Edisto Island, S.C., defenses, 71, 341
  • Edisto River, S.C., 71, 427
  • Edwards, Charles H.: L from, 69
  • Edwards, Weldon N.: L to, 196; L from, 436
  • Edward's Ferry, Va., 235
  • Elizabeth City County, Va., 431
  • Elkhorn Tavern, Ark., Battle of, 295, 306
  • Ellen; or, the Fanatic's Daughter, 69
  • Ellett, Henry T. (sketch, 2:299), 56, 59, 64
  • Ellis, John W. (sketch, 125): death, 127, 227, (Davis), 233; health, 125, 216; Ls to, 108, 109-10, 177, 180-81, 201; Ls from, 107, 109, 120-21, 123-25, 133-34, 143-44, 174, 178, 180-81, 188, 195
  • Ellsworth, Elmer, 179
  • Elmore, Edward C., 67
  • Elmore, John A., 56
  • Ely, Alfred, 421
  • Elzey, Arnold (sketch, 265): recommended, 393, 397; mentioned, 226, 264, 265
  • Emancipation Proclamation, 111, 283, 378
  • Emory, William H. (sketch, 2:662): L from, 57; mentioned, 14
  • Engineers, Corps of: appointments, 61, 196, 439; appropriations, 326; estimates, 153, 266; officers requested, 109-10, 331, 346, 424
  • England. See Great Britain
  • Estv;agan, Bela: Ls from, 195, 210
  • Etheridge, Emerson, 216
  • Etowah Iron Works, 193
  • Eubank, John L.: L from, 221
  • Eugenie, Empress, 378
  • Europe: loans, 81; recognition of CSA, 75, 84, 250, 355, 374-76, 421, 454; trade with, 82, 308, 309, 352, 374-75, 443. See also France; Great Britain; Spain
  • Eustis, George, 308
  • Evans, James A., 347
  • Evans, Nathan G. (sketch, 428): assignment, 432; praised, 373, 427, 439; recommended, 269
  • Evansport, Va.: commander, 438; defenses, 288, 296, 305, 320-21, 326, 333, 423, 424, 438
  • Evansville, Ind., 328
  • Eve, Philoclea E.: L from, 272
  • Ewell, Benjamin S., 339
  • Ewell, Richard S. (sketch, 339): assignment, 338; criticizes Davis, 339
  • Ewell, Thomas, 339
  • Exchange Hotel, 54, 283
  • Exeter Hall, 110

F

  • Fairburn, Ga.: Davis speaks at, xl
  • Fairfax Court House, Va.: P. G. T. Beauregard's headquarters, 338, 401; conference at, 352, 360, 407; Davis speaks at, 354; strategy, 322, 352, 407, 408; U.S. advance, 249
  • Falling Waters, Va., 226
  • Falls Church, Va., 234, 338, 390
  • Faulkner, Charles J. (sketch, 5:98): arrested, 418; L from, 444
  • Fauntleroy, Thomas T.: assignment, 232; L from, 167
  • Fauntleroy, Thomas T., Jr., 167
  • Fayette County, Va., 191
  • Fayetteville Arsenal: captured, 120, 124, 134; production, 266, 281; threatened, 382; transferred to CSA, 174, 178, 195, 196; mentioned, 107, 159, 220
  • Fearn, John W. (sketch, 453), 451
  • Fentress County, Tenn., 397
  • Fergusson, James: interviews Davis, xl, 355
  • Fernandina, Fla.: defenses, 71, 142, 365; railroad, 366; threatened, 410, 437
  • Fessenden, William P., 39
  • Fewell, James: L from, 348
  • filibusters: Cuba, 306, 324, 360, 372; Nicaragua, 108, 319; mentioned, 68, 77
  • Finch, James M.: L from, 281
  • Finegan, Joseph, 422
  • Fingal (British), 411, 428
  • Fisher, Charles F., 275
  • Fisher, Miers W.: L from, 350
  • Fisk, Stuart W.: L from, 128
  • Fitzhugh, George: recommended, 196, (Davis), 355; L from, 355
  • Fitzpatrick, Alexander: L from, 186
  • Fitzpatrick, Benjamin (sketch, 13): travels with Davises, 27; visits Davis, xxxix; L with, 10-12
  • Flint Hill, Va., 322
  • Florida: defenses, 57, 71, 142, 182-83, 364-365, 382-83, 397, 422, 427; legislative resolution, 442; munitions needed, 57, 175-76, 372, 382, 422, 428; railroads, 366, 436; repudiation, 110; secession, 13; timber losses, 167
  • Florida troops: 1st Cavalry, 364; 2d Infantry, 387; 3d Infantry, 365, 366, 382; 4th Infantry, 366, 382; assignments, 123; at Apalachicola, 382-83; commanders, 366, 422, 382-83, 429; at Fort Taylor, 93; home guard, 365; organization, 364, 365, 437; at Santa Rosa Island, 382; volunteers, 364, 422
  • Floyd, John B. (sketch, 6:166): assignments, 192, 326; brigade organization, 193, 237; criticized, 192, 311, 404, 411- 12; Davis on, 344; horses of, 34, 79-80; injured, 341; operations, 271, 276-77, 284, 302, 344; relations with J. Letcher, 193, H. A. Wise, 309, 311, 345, 346; Ls to, 166, 191, 193, 201; Ls from, 167, 177, 191, 237, 241, 271, 276-77, 279, 280, 285-86, 310, 341, 344, 382; mentioned, 65, 115, 269, 436
  • Floyd, Richard F., 383, 422
  • Fogg, Mary R.: L from, 342
  • Fontaine, Charles D. (sketch, 2:91): Davis' agent, 404, 405, 411; L to, 405
  • Fontaine, Edmund: L from, 433; mentioned, 442
  • Foote, Henry S. (sketch, 2:83): on Davis, 121; mentioned, 142
  • Foote, Henry S., Jr.: L to, 133; Ls from, 121, 142
  • Ford, John S.: L from, 172
  • Forney, John H. (sketch, 232), 232
  • Forrest, Nathan Bedford, 215, 403
  • Forshey, Caleb G.: L from, 67
  • Forsyth, A. B., Mrs.: L from, 443
  • Forsyth, Henry, 443
  • Forsyth, John (editor) (sketch, 78): on Mexico, 74-76; peace commissioner, 53, 87, 88, 91; Ls from, 74-76, 91; mentioned, 13, 56
  • Forsyth, John (senator), 78
  • Fort Arbuckle, 152
  • Fort Barrancas, 87
  • Fort Bliss, 218
  • Fort Caswell: captured, 103, 107, 123-24, 134; munitions, 279; mentioned, 453
  • Fort Clark, 107
  • Fort Clinch, 123
  • Fort Cobb, 163
  • Fort Donelson, 257, 306
  • Fort Fisher, 58
  • Fort Gaines, 102, 334, 371
  • Fort Hatteras, 279, 326, 336, 342. See also Hatteras Inlet, N.C.
  • Fort Henry, 328
  • Fort Jackson, 98
  • Fort Jefferson, 81, 87, 92, 93
  • Fort Johnson, 7, 24
  • Fort Johnston, 123, 134
  • Fort Lafayette, 13, 420
  • Fort Livingston, 98
  • Fort Lowry, 198
  • Fort McHenry, 137, 204
  • Fort Macon, 103, 123-24, 134
  • Fort McRae, 127
  • Fort McRee, 205, 229, 439
  • Fort Monroe: attack recommended, 105, 270, 373; A. Lincoln on, 137; threatened, 24, 143; U. S. troops at, 121, 137, 144, 244, 271, 373
  • Fort Morgan, 102, 372
  • Fort Moultrie: fortifications, 8, 24, 429; U.S. garrison, 7, 8, 11, 24, 101
  • Fort Pickens: B. Bragg on, 94-96, 170, 183, 229-30; CSA strategy, 43, 60, 110, 122, 139, 170; Davis on, 15, 58, 85-86, 175-76; U.S. fortifications, 182-83, 229-30, reinforcements, 78, 87, 92, 94, 95-96, 143, 229-30, 303, strategy, 24, 87, 88-89, 98. See also Pensacola, Fla.; Santa Rosa Island
  • Fort Pillow, 364, 398
  • Fort Pulaski, 147
  • Fort Riley, 6
  • Fort St. Philip, 98
  • Fort Smith, 167, 267
  • Fort Snelling, 447
  • Fort Sumter: attack urged, 38, 43, 45, 101; CSA strategy, 24, 60, 153, 427, 429; Davis and, vii, 10-12, 17, 57-58, 66, 74, 84, 85, 92, 102, 142; jurisdiction, 63; A. Lincoln and, 87, 88- 89, 100, 103, 122, 161; negotiations, 10-12, 26-27, 88-89; surrender, 102, 139, reaction to, 103, 107, 113, 120, 132, 141, 324, 330, 378; U.S. garrison, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 15, 17, 67-68, 70-71, 87, 88, 90-91, 92, 99, 101, 213
  • Fort Taylor, 81, 87, 92, 93
  • Fort Warren, 420
  • Fort Washita, 152, 163
  • Foster, John G., 99
  • Foster, Robert C., 249
  • Fowle, William H., 300
  • Fowlkes, Jeptha: Ls from, 351, 397
  • Fox, Gustavus V. (sketch, 100), 99-100
  • France: CSA agents in, 255-56, 374; cotton supplies, 38, 255, 374-75; Davis on soldiers of, 154; designs on La., 25; press on Davis, 421; recognition of CSA, 38, 84, 248, 256, 387-88, 395, 443, 450, 452; relations with CSA, 109, 255-56, 308, 327, 374, 376, 387, 449, 451, with U.S., 285, 308, 327, 375-76, 449; support for CSA, 256, 443
  • Franklin, Tenn., Battle of, 215, 232
  • Frederick, Md., 149
  • Fredericksburg, Va.: commander, 393; supplies, 297, 300, 428; troops at, 235, 260, 390, 426; mentioned, 213, 405, 424
  • free blacks. See blacks
  • Freestone Point, Va., skirmish, 349
  • Fremont, Jessie B., 111
  • Fremont, John C. (sketch, 111): Davis on, 434; Mo. commander, 291-93, 319, 435, 442; presidential candidate, 156; U.S. agent, 110
  • Fremont, Sewell L.: Ls from, 192, 201
  • French, Benjamin B. (sketch, 2:379), 456
  • French, Matilda R., 424
  • French, S. Bassett: Ls from, 227, 344-45; mentioned, 251
  • French, Samuel G. (sketch, 424): Va. defenses, 423; L to, 436; L from, 438
  • Front Royal, Va., Battle of, 194
  • Fry, Birkett D.: L from, 108
  • Frying Pan, Va., 234, 390
  • Fuentes, Carlos de: E by, 263
  • fugitive slaves. See slaves

G 

  • Gaines, Edmund P. (sketch, 1:226), 455
  • Gallatin, James, 356
  • Galveston, Texas, 104, 123, 198
  • Galveston (CSA), 172
  • Gantt, Edward W.: L from, 180
  • Gardner, Franklin, 252, 334
  • Garibaldi, Giuseppe, 69, 376
  • Garner, George G., 348, 357
  • Garnett, John J., 83
  • Garnett, M. R. H.: L from, 83
  • Garnett, Robert S. (sketch, 232): death, 240, 244, 385; defeat, 245, 252; operations, 240, 241, 250, 255, 385, 390-91; reinforcements needed, 232, 238; L from, 180
  • Garrett, John W.: L from, 102
  • Garrison, William Lloyd, 111
  • Garrott, Isham W., 201
  • Gartrell, Lucius J.: L from, 182; mentioned, 182, 192
  • Gaszynski, T. F.: Ls from, 84, 411-12
  • Gatewood, Wright: L from, 281
  • Gatlin, Richard C. (sketch, 1:352), 260, 287, 314, 346
  • Gauley River, Va., 277, 302, 310, 346
  • Gaw, R. P.: L from, 179
  • Gay, Edward J.: L from, 319
  • Gayle, George W.: L from, 175
  • General Rusk (U.S.), 81
  • Georgetown, D.C., defenses, 131, 407
  • Georgetown, S.C., defenses, 71-72
  • Georgia: Davis on, 43-44; defenses, 58, 64, 73, 123, 147, 216, 252, 341, 342, 344, 349, 397, 409, 425-26, 428; discontent, 409; munitions needed, 208, 216, 238, 250, 271, 288, 344, 409, production, 145-46, 179, supply, 181, 188, 192-194, 214, 429; railroads, 430, 436, 439; relations with S.C., 24, 27; secession, 13; slave rebellion feared, 123; supplies for CSA, 145, 253, 254, 260, 261
  • Georgia Military Institute, 194
  • Georgia troops: Bartow Artillery, 343-44; Border Rangers, 197; 1st Cavalry, 215; Cobb's Legion, 207; Columbus Artillery, 361; Davis Musketeers, 201; Floyd Sharpshooters, 215; Ga. Brigade, 316; Ga. Hussars, 296, 308; 1st Infantry, xliii, 147, 240, 281-82, 316; 2d Infantry, 206, 207, 316; 6th Infantry, 182, 196; 7th Infantry, 182, 192; 8th Infantry, 272, 437, 443; 9th Infantry, 202, 207, 226; 10th Infantry, 201; 11th Infantry, 221, 244; 12th Infantry, 193, 194, 221, 244, 255, 326; 13th Infantry, 218, 219; 14th Infantry, 193, 194; 15th Infantry, 316; 17th Infantry, 287, 317; 20th Infantry, 215, 316; 21st Infantry, 215; 38th Infantry, 356; 60th Infantry, 343-44; 66th Infantry, 215; Jeff Davis artillery, 387; Phillips' Brigade/Legion, 216, 219, 221, 224, 230, 234, 237, 241-42, 244, 271-72, 285, 287; State Troops, 8th Regiment, 288; Toombs's Brigade, 316-17; Troup Artillery, 207; arms, 181, 193-94, 195, 214-15, 296, 302, 308; chief engineer, 372; conflict over, 195, 224, 230, 234, 237, 241- 42, 244, 271-72; Davis requests, 180, 220, 234, 271-72, 288; general wanted, 182; at Pensacola, 96, 97, 171; requested for Tenn., 191, 342-43, 410; training, 278, 288, 344; in Va., 109, 181-83, 186, 192, 194, 197, 201, 206, 207, 208, 218, 221, 224, 250, 255, 271, 272, 285, 287, 308, 346, 409; volunteers, 64, 238, 250, 356, (twelve-month), 181, 182, 361, 437-38
  • Getty, William F.: L from, 121
  • Gettysburg, Pa.: Battle of, 213, 339, 435; U.S. forces at, 150
  • Gibboney, William, 35
  • Gibbs, Quesney D.: L from, 320
  • Gibson, Randall Lee, 332
  • Giddings, Joshua (sketch, 4:274), 118
  • Gifford, A. T. D., 309, 352
  • Gill, Washington, 250
  • Gist, States Rights (sketch, 232): Davis' emissary, 223, 231, 243; L from, 207
  • Gist, William H., 232
  • Gleaves, Robert, 192
  • Glen Cove (CSA), 147
  • Glenn, David C. (sketch, 2:301), 144
  • Godbold, James D., 381
  • Godwin, David R. (sketch, 332): confers with Davis, 332; mentioned, 327, 330, 331
  • Godwin, Parke, 327
  • Goldsboro, N.C.: Davis visits, 179; recruiting station, 124
  • Goliad, Texas, 394
  • Gonzales, Ambrosio J. (sketch, 5:54): Davis reprimands, 360-61; Ls to, 152, 360-61; Ls from, 171, 341, 342
  • Goodman, M.: Ls from, 210, 269
  • Goodman, Walter (sketch, 28): Ls from, 178, 347; mentioned, 27
  • Goodson, Va., 163
  • Gordonsville, Va.: Davis speaks at, 261; mentioned, 392
  • Gorgas, Josiah (sketch, 228): arms distribution, 227-28, 284, manufacture, 282, 349, requests, 233, 279, 280, 319-20, 322, 363, 380; criticized, 322; L to, 319-20; mentioned, 159, 202, 326
  • Gorman, John: L from, 244
  • Gosport Navy Yard. See Norfolk Navy Yard
  • Graham, Albert G.: Ls from, 163, 411
  • Graham, William A., 279
  • Grand Junction, Tenn.: Davis visits, 43; mentioned, 144, 439
  • Grandeward, Nelson (slave) (ident., 4), 3
  • Grant, Ulysses S., 307, 328, 402
  • Grant's Pass, Ala., defenses, 102
  • Grantville, Ga.: Davis speaks at, xl
  • Grattan, Thomas C. (sketch, 453), 450
  • Graves, James R.: L to, 444
  • Graves, T. A., 98
  • Gray, George F., 82
  • Grayson, John B., 313, 364, 366, 437
  • Great Britain: antislavery sentiment, 111, 154; arms shipments, 156, 169; blockade, 38, 105, 255, 375-76, 395, 443, 449; cotton supply, 84, 255, 355, 374-75, 395; Davis on, 9, 154, 454; loan to CSA, 81, 82; Mexican War, 455; press discussed, 375, 395-96; recognition of CSA, 42, 81, 84, 104-105, 110, 154, 256, 377, 388, 443; relations with CSA, 43, 110-11, 308, 327, 348, 355, 374-76, 395-96, 449-52, Mexico, 75, U.S., 25, 81, 103, 256, 285, 377, 395, 443, 449-52, 454; support for CSA, 81, 244, 256, 308, 341, 395; tariffs, 81, 134, 377; Trent affair, 430, 441, 451, 454
  • Greeley, Horace, 147
  • Green, Allen J., Jr. (sketch, 73), 71
  • Greenbrier County, Va.: threatened, 196, 436; L from citizens, 436
  • Greenbrier River, Va., 439
  • Greensboro, N.C.: Davis visits, 183; railroad, 415, 430, 442
  • Greenville, Mo., 294, 295
  • Greer, Elkanah B. (sketch, 269), 267, 356
  • Gregg, Maxcy (sketch, 73), 71, 440
  • Gregory, Sir William H. (sketch, 111), 81, 110
  • Grenada, Miss., 328
  • Griffith, L. A.: L from, 195
  • Griffith, Richard (sketch, 3:38): appointment, 81, 83, 276; Davis praises, 261; Ls from, 81, 83, 128; mentioned, 40
  • Grivot, Maurice, 331
  • Grouchy, Emmanuel de, 400
  • guerrillas: border states, 172; CSA, 154; Davis on, 201; Md., 121, 150; Mo., 188; Va., 233, 301
  • Gum Spring, Va., 234
  • Guthrie, James (sketch, 5:71), 249, 457
  • Guyandotte, Va., 210
  • Guyandotte River, Va., 253
  • Gwin, William M. (sketch, 2:105): L from, 66
  • Gwynn, Walter, 224

H 

  • habeas corpus: Davis on, 184, 203, 253, 416; suspension requested, 68
  • Hadley, Thomas B. J.: Ls from, 93-94, 361
  • Hagerstown, Md., 212
  • Hairston, Peter W., 208
  • Hale, John P. (sketch, 4:62), 23, 360
  • Halleck, Henry W., 435
  • Hamburg, S.C., 103
  • Hamer, Mary Mitchell (grandniece) (sketch, 3:56): visits Davises, 205
  • Hamilton, Alexander (sketch, 3:267): L from, 43
  • Hamilton, Algernon S. (sketch, 215), 215
  • Hammond, Edward S.: E by, 179
  • Hammond, F. G.: L from, 313
  • Hammond, James H.: L from, 179
  • Hampshire County, Va.: threatened, 353-54, 386-87; L from citizens, 354
  • Hampton, George W.: L from, 320
  • Hampton, Wade (sketch, 424): appointment, 310; assignment, 249, 251, 381; Davis and, xlii, 113, 424; L from, 156
  • Hampton, Va., 180
  • Hampton Roads, Va., 90, 183, 410, 430
  • Hampton's Legion. See South Carolina troops
  • Hancock, John, 142
  • Hancock, John A. G.: L from, 103
  • Hanover, Va., 198
  • Hardee, William J.: Infantry Tactics, 206; Mobile defenses, 102; operations in Ark. and Mo., 223, 289-291, 293, 309, 329; writes for Davis, 61; mentioned, 214, 249
  • Hardy County, Va.: threatened, 353-54, 386-87; Ls from citizens, 334, 353-54
  • Hare, D. O. (ident., 36), 35
  • Harman, George, 309
  • Harman, Henry: L from, 309
  • Harman, John, 309
  • Harman, Michael G.: L to, 344; Ls from, 240-242, 244, 245, 250, 255, 269, 270, 344, 346, 373
  • Harney, William S. (sketch, 1:200), 188-89
  • Harpers Ferry, Va.: captured by CSA, 108, 113, 116, 275; defenses, 131, 201; evacuated, 256; railroads, 131, 430; U.S. operations, 121, 150, 168, 197, 199-200, 256, 273-74, 358; mentioned, 162, 167, 183, 192, 209
  • Harpers Ferry Armory: machinery, 174, 177, 179, 186, 195, 224, 281; transferred to CSA, 186, 221, 227-28, 237-38
  • Harrell, John L.: L from, 411
  • Harris, David B. (sketch, 322), 321
  • Harris, Eleazar: L from, 351
  • Harris, Isham G. (sketch, 159): appointments, 240-41, 245-47, 257; Davis on, 159, 245-48; Ky. policy, 325, 337, 342; Ls to, 242, 245-48, 339; Ls from, 110, 169, 208, 210, 219, 240-41, 250, 255, 325, 339, 357, 411; Es by, 231, 388; mentioned, 189, 196, 218, 373
  • Harris, Wiley P. (sketch, 434): L to, 433-34; Ls from, 83-84, 144, 233, 351
  • Harris, William A., 441
  • Harrisburg, Pa., 150
  • Harrison, Edmund S., 54
  • Harrison, G. D.: L from, 121
  • Harrison, James E., 167
  • Harrison, James O., 217
  • Hart, Simeon, 310
  • Hartstene, Henry J. (sketch, 73): Davis meets, 71, 74; Fort Sumter visit, 99
  • Harvie, Edwin J., 68, 354
  • Harvie, Lewis E.: E by, 422
  • Haslewood, Edward: Ls from, 81, 82, 134
  • Hatch, Francis H. (sketch, 6:6): Ls from, 101, 108-109, 110, 327; mentioned, 62
  • Hatteras Inlet, N.C.: defenses, 123; U.S. seizes, 223, 313, 314, 357, 441. See also Fort Hatteras
  • Havana, Cuba, 263, 393, 421
  • Hawkins, George S.: L from, 123
  • Haymarket, Va., 390
  • Haymond, Thomas S., 152
  • Hayne, Andrew P.: L from, 278
  • Hayne, Isaac W. (sketch, 12): L to, 10-12; Ls from, 15, 45; mentioned, 99
  • Haynes, Landon C.: L from, 404; mentioned, 210, 219
  • Haynes, William H., 236
  • Hazard, Augustus G., 57
  • Hebert, Louis, 97
  • Hebert, Paul O.: La. defenses, 141, 167; L from, 283; mentioned, 56
  • Helena, Ark., 136
  • Helm, Ben Hardin, 157
  • Helm, John L., 341
  • Hemphill, John (sketch, 6:373): L with, 10-12; mentioned, 56, 62
  • Henderson, John (sketch, 275), 273
  • Henry, George G.: Ls from, 156, 217-18
  • Henry, Gustavus A. (sketch, 1:24): L from, 342; E by, 437
  • Henry, John K.: L from, 144
  • Henry Hill, Va.: Davis visits, 258
  • Herbert, Philemon T.: L from, 167
  • Herbert Manton (U.S.), 236
  • Herbig, John: L from, 280
  • Heriot, Catherine B.: L from, 277
  • Hessee, Julius (ident., 372)
  • Heth, Henry (sketch, 435): Davis and, 233, 271; Davis on, 107, 434; Mo. assignment, 434; on Davis and J. E. Johnston, 340; in Va., 233, 286; Ls from, 107, 233
  • Hickman, Ky., 325, 328, 330
  • Hicks, Thomas H. (sketch, 119): criticized, 117, 149; mentioned, 179
  • Hill, Ambrose P.: L from, 66; mentioned, 115, 209, 435
  • Hill, Daniel H.: on Manassas pursuit, 386; recommended, 66, 67, 81, 84, 381
  • Hill, William R.: L from, 81
  • Hindman, Thomas C. (sketch, 447): L from, 101; mentioned, 68, 81, 445
  • Hinds, Howell (sketch, 6:52): L from, 422
  • Hodges, ----, 225
  • Hodges, Fleming: L from, 225
  • Holland, Daniel P., 382
  • Hollingsworth, S. P.: L from, 171
  • Hollins, George N. (sketch, 363): at New Orleans, 362; L from, 327
  • Holly Springs, Miss.: Davis speaks at, xl; mentioned, 5
  • Holman, William H., 280
  • Holmes, Theophilus H. (sketch, 1:351): Evansport defenses, 288, 296, 423; Manassas support, 235, 250, 384, 426; operations, 260, 271, 322, 368, 390; Ls from, 314, 425; mentioned, 107, 326, 369
  • Holmes County, Miss., volunteers, 172
  • Holston River bridge, 406
  • Holt, Joseph (sketch, 2:93): L to, 16; mentioned, 63, 100, 217
  • Hood, John Bell, 62, 249, 265
  • Hooper, Johnson J. (sketch, 54): L from, 286; mentioned, 54
  • Hopkins, C. B.: L from, 196
  • Hopkins, Edward, 364, 382
  • Housewright, Samuel L.: L from, 156
  • Houston, Sam (sketch, 4:75), 68, 82, 91, 207
  • Houston, Texas, aid society, 361
  • Howard, Charles: L from, 91
  • Howard, James, 91
  • Howard, John E., 91
  • Howard, Richard A., 288
  • Howell, Becket K. (brother-in-law) (sketch, 5:42): L from, 63
  • Howell, Margaret G. See Stoess, Margaret Howell
  • Howell, William B. (father-in-law) (sketch, 2:124): employment, 302; Ls from, 208, 211, 443; mentioned, 334, 448
  • Howell, William F. (brother-in-law) (sketch, 2:332): Ls from, 101, 110
  • Howells, J. Oscar: L from, 448
  • Hubbard, David (sketch, 6:272), 69, 267
  • Hudgins, Albert G., 286
  • Hudson, Thomas J.: Davis recommends, 192; L from, 192
  • Huger, Benjamin (sketch, 119): Davis praises, 336; resignation, 117; Va. defenses, 205, 336, 339; L to, 440; L from, 437-38; E by, 430
  • Hughes, George W. (sketch, 119): criticized, 117; L to, 98; Ls from, 83, 286
  • Hughes, Henry, 442-43
  • Hughes, Maxcy G., 286
  • Hulbert, Henry T., 210
  • Hull, George W., 308
  • Humphreys, Andrew A. (sketch, 6:95): L from, 57; mentioned, 60, 91
  • Humphreys, Benjamin G.: L from, 171
  • Humphreys, Frederick C., 220
  • Humphreys, William C.: L from, 437
  • Humphries, D. Campbell, 334
  • Hunt, Theodore G., 192
  • Hunt, Thomas W.: L from, 383
  • Hunter, James, 358
  • Hunter, R. M. T. (sketch, 5:5): appointment, 163, 178, 266; fiscal views, 60, 233; Ls from, 148, 198, 342, 365; mentioned, 151, 155, 193, 278, 349, 358, 450
  • Huntersville, Va., 255
  • Hunton, Eppa (sketch, 235), 201, 234
  • Huntress, CSS, 254
  • Huntsville, CSS, 129
  • Hurlbert, William H., 214
  • Hurricane Island, Miss.: described, 4; mentioned, 3, 41
  • Hurricane plantation (described, 1:247): census, 309; conditions, 3, 135.
  • Huse, Caleb (sketch, 378): confers with Davis, xl; arrives in England, 375
  • Hutcheson, John D.: L from, 348
  • Hutchings, William H.: Ls from, 81, 172
  • Huttonsville, Va., 240, 241, 255
  • Hyams, Samuel M., 182
  • Hyde County, N.C., 123-24

I

  • Ihrie, George P., 3, 5
  • Illinois: invasion proposed, 171
  • Illinois Central Railroad, 159
  • Illinois troops: 20th Infantry, 295; 27th Infantry, 403; prisoners, 292
  • Indiana: invasion proposed, 171; support for CSA, 10
  • Indian Affairs, Bureau of: commissioner, 69, 267; established, 68, 69, 136; estimates, 278
  • Indian Affairs, Committee on, 52
  • Indianola, Texas, defenses, 107
  • Indians: CSA and, 51, 169, 236, 267, 438, 443; in N. M., 67; support for CSA, 52, 167, 173, 182, 267; U.S. and, 67, 104, 188. See also specific tribes
  • Indian troops: 1st and 2d Cherokee Mounted Rifles, 268; 1st Choctaw and Chickasaw Mounted Rifles, 267, 271; 1st Creek Cavalry Battalion, 268; 1st Creek Infantry, 268; 1st Seminole Infantry, 268; command of, 267, 271
  • Ingraham, Duncan N. (sketch, 72), 70, 95
  • Ingraham, Henry L., 72
  • Ingraham, John H., 72
  • inventions: airship, 163; ammunition, 166, 195, 207, 309; artillery and cannon, 45, 84, 206, 217, 224, 343; battlefield vehicles, 202, 343; bridge, 84; buoys, 373; clothing, 279, 348; code, 237; incendiary devices, 304, 397; photography, 269; portable breastworks, 195; vessels, 173, 333; weaponry, 84, 200, 207, 260, 350
  • Ireland: support for CSA, 375
  • ironclads, 135, 252, 356
  • Ironton, Mo., 293
  • Isabel (CSA), 106
  • Island No. 10, 164
  • Iverson, Alfred (sketch, 13): L with, 10-12
  • Iverson, Alfred, Jr., 13

J 

  • Jackson, Alexander M.: L from, 93
  • Jackson, Andrew, 20, 248
  • Jackson, Claiborne F. (sketch, 190): criticized, 189, 291; Davis and, 293, 294, 295, 373, 434-35; discussed, 188-89, 289-93; military operations, 206, 220, 283, 285, 293, 434-35; support for CSA, 210, 291, 448-49; Ls to, 116-17, 443; Ls from, 107, 283, 356, 448-49; mentioned, 224, 230, 301
  • Jackson, Edward: L from, 103
  • Jackson, Henry R.: commission, 192; criticized, 350; operations, 244, 255, 350, 365; recommended, 182, 187-88; L from, 350; mentioned, 373
  • Jackson, James S. (sketch, 447), 445
  • Jackson, Thomas J. (sketch, 226): Manassas report, 275; staff, 209, 265, 323, 444; in Va., 225, 406; mentioned, 194, 322, 339
  • Jackson, Miss.: Davis speaks at, 38, 41, visits, 27, 40
  • Jackson, Tenn.: L from citizens, 121
  • Jackson, CSS, 252
  • Jackson Mississippian: on Davis, 310
  • Jackson Southern Reformer, 403
  • James Adger, USS, 396
  • James Island, S.C., 427
  • James River, Va.: defenses, 430; U.S. Navy operations, 349, 350
  • Jamestown, Tenn., 397, 404
  • Jamestown, CSS, 147
  • Jamison, David F., 26
  • Jefferson, Thomas: Davis quotes, 21
  • Jefferson County, Va., defenses, 350
  • Jefferson Davis (CSA), 223
  • Jerome Napoleon, Prince: supports CSA, 387; visits U.S. and CSA, 308, 377
  • Jett, Benjamin P.: L from, 144
  • Jobson, David W.: L from, 352
  • John's Island, S.C., 427
  • Johnson, Andrew (sketch, 2:472): Davis and, 3, 8, 9; and East Tenn., 216, 217, 218, 237, 397; mentioned, 283, 425
  • Johnson, Benjamin J., 275
  • Johnson, Bradley T., 188
  • Johnson, George W.: Ls from, 250, 448
  • Johnson, Herschel V.: L from, 408-10; mentioned, 56
  • Johnson, Reverdy (sketch, 3:312), 117, 137
  • Johnson, Richard H.: L from, 104
  • Johnson, Richard W. (sketch, 447), 445
  • Johnson, Robert W. (sketch, 5:4), 51, 308
  • Johnson, Samuel: L from, 394
  • Johnson, Thomas: L from, 443-44
  • Johnson, William C.: L from, 53
  • Johnson County, Ark., volunteers, 219
  • Johnston, Albert Sidney (sketch, 2:430): arrives in Richmond, 326, 330; assigned to West, 333, 337, 339, 341, 342-43, 345, 380, 398, 410-11, 444; calls for troops, 351, 357, 425; Davis and, 330, 340; Davis criticizes, 351; rank, 314, 335, 336; recommended, 292, 312-13, 320, 323, 329, 342; resigns from U.S. Army, 128, 330; staff, 62, 159, 448; trip from Calif., 128-29, 280-81, 330; Ls to, 337, 343, 346; Ls from, 342-43, 345, 441; mentioned, 214, 304, 408, 447
  • Johnston, James S.: L from, 277
  • Johnston, Joseph E. (sketch, 61): army organization, 274, 288-89, 305, 357, 360; army threatened, 242, 390; commended, 278, 309; Commissary problems, 296-99, 300; cooperation with P. G. T. Beauregard, 209-10, 212, 234, 250, 251, 254, 260, 263, 269, 337, 384-85, 400, 405-406, 426, R. S. Garnett, 390-91; correspondence with Davis, 275, 405, 411; criticized, 231-32, 257, 334-35, 337; Davis confers with, 258, 261, 306, 307, 352, 360, 407, criticizes, 257, plans to visit, 232, praises, 231, 254, 259, 262, 263, 354, reprimands, 340, 358; Evansport defenses, 296, 307, 319-20, 333; Fairfax conference, 407, position, 353; at Harpers Ferry, 192, 197, 199-200, 208-209, 257; health, 155; Jerome Napoleon visits, 377; at Manassas, 251, 258-60, 263, 264- 65, 272-73, 281, 304-306, 336, 358, 384-85, 400, 406; Manassas prisoners, 308, pursuit, 393-94; on volunteers, 273, 304-305; praises troops, 226; quartermaster general appointment, 340; rank, vii, 254, 314, 334-35, 336, 340; recommended for general- in-chief, 167; reinforcements for, 225, 231-32, 238, 282; relations with Beauregard, 316, 335, 337, 364, 369, Davis, 61, 115, 239, 307, 340; resigns from U.S. Army, 60; staff, 135, 226, 243, 306, 424, 453; strategy, 212-13, 225-26, 242-43, 264, 273- 74, 305, 321-22, 407, 423-24, (Davis on), 333, 406-407; strength of army, 214, 226, 384-85, 390, 406-407; urges Davis to command, 213, 305-306, 321, 335; Ls to, 144, 208-209, 231-32, 238-39, 254, 259, 271, 282, 295, 326, 327, 333, 337, 340, 344, 393-94, 405, 406-407, 421; Ls from, 14, 201, 212-13, 225-26, 242-43, 264-65, 272-74, 280, 286, 288-89, 296, 304-306, 320, 334-35, 336, 340, 346, 347-48, 407, 411, 423-24; mentioned, 14, 97, 132, 194, 195, 208, 209, 213, 265, 284, 306, 338, 358, 368, 369
  • Johnston, Lydia M. (sketch, 6:372): Davis and, 239, 271; V. Davis and, 61, 340
  • Johnston, Peter C.: L to, 218; L from, 217
  • Johnston, Samuel, 192
  • Johnston, Thomas: L from, 373
  • Johnston, William Preston (sketch, 130): Davises and, 129, 130; introduced, 108; recommended, 186; L from, 128-29
  • Joinville, Prince de, 375
  • Jomini, Baron Antoine Henri, 198
  • Jones, B. L.: L from, 319
  • Jones, Cornelia B.: L from, 220
  • Jones, Egbert J., 275
  • Jones, George W. (sketch, 1:317): L to, 16-17; Ls from, 169, 177
  • Jones, John B.: Ls from, 83, 365
  • Jones, Joseph, 220
  • Jones, Joseph P., 63
  • Jones, Nelson B.: L from, 224
  • Jones, Samuel (sketch, 198): messenger to Davis, 197, 199; promoted, 259; mentioned, 422
  • Jones, Thomas M. (sketch, 304)
  • Jones, William, 169
  • Jones, William A. B., 17
  • Jones, William C.: L from, 188
  • Jonesboro, Tenn., Union, 163
  • Jordan, Patrick (sketch, 80), 79
  • Jordan, Thomas (sketch, 392): Ls from, 259-60, 373, 382; mentioned, 214, 300, 389
  • Joseph, Thomas M.: L from, 123
  • Josselyn, Robert (sketch, 2:108): appointment, 55; E to, 330
  • Joynes, William T.: L from, 289
  • Juarez, Benito (sketch, 77), 75, 77
  • Justice Department: public printing, 143, 430

K

  • Kanawha valley, Va.: operations and strategy, 241, 271, 280, 284, 285-86, 302, 309, 311, 341, 344, 347, 382; railroads, 284, 433; unionism, 271, 310, 312; U.S. forces in, 191, 302, 327, 344, 347. See also Virginia
  • Kansas: CSA commander, 330; invaders from, 163, 167; spy company, 167; support for CSA, 173
  • Kansas River: Pacific Railroad terminus, 6
  • Keary, Helen Davis (niece), 367
  • Keaton, A. C.: Davis recommends, 456
  • Keitt, Laurence M.: on Davis' election, 37; L from, 8
  • Kennard, James L.: L from, 27
  • Kennard, James M., 27
  • Kenner, Duncan F.: on Davis' election, 37
  • Kentucky: campaign in, 218, 325-28, 342-43, 354, 372, 381, 397, 403, 414, 435, 444; conditions, 130, 188, 218, 237, 343, 413, 422; Davis on, 310, 313, 361, 413-14; Davis' proclamation, 343; munitions needed, 343, 352; neutrality, 172, 289, 325, 343, 413-14; politics, 108, 353, 445-46; railroads, 191, 442; recruiting in, 171, 210, 250, 320; relations with CSA, 50-51, 172, 289, 313, 325, 328, 330, 337, 339, 341-43, 413-14, 441, 445-46, 448, U.S., 138, 172, 289, 325, 337, 445-46; secession, 25, 50-51, 116, 118, 196; support for CSA, 116, 186, 250, 272, 328, 330, 341, 343, 352, 353, 422; unionism, 237, 260, 277, 342, 343, 388, 394, 411, 441, 445-46; U.S. troops in, 172, 289, 306, 310, 313, 325-26, 339, 342, 343, 344, 411, 413, 445-46, 448
  • Kentucky & Edgefield Railroad, 191
  • Kentucky Military Academy, 403
  • Kentucky troops: 2d Infantry, 350; 3d Infantry, 350; 4th Infantry, 350; 5th Infantry, 444; 2d Mounted Rifle Battalion, 443-44; commander, 350-51; spy company, 437; in U.S. Army, 445; volunteers, 104, 109, 272, 278; L to volunteers, 361; L from officers, 353
  • Kentucky v. Dennison, 141
  • Kercheval, Andrew W.: L from, 430
  • Kernstown, Va., Battle of, 275
  • Kerr, Richard C.: L from, 381-82
  • Keyworth, Robert W., 169
  • Kincheloe, W. W.: L from, 302
  • King, John: L from, 81
  • King, Preston (sketch, 2:405): exchange with, 8; mentioned, 39
  • Kingston, William A.: L from, 91
  • Kinney, Henry L.: L from, 68
  • Kinney, Somers, 172
  • Kinsley, J. D. Z. (sketch, 1:34), 173
  • Kirkland, William W.: L from, 237
  • Kirkpatrick, James W.: L from, 224
  • Knights of the Golden Circle, 87
  • Know-Nothingism, 375
  • Knowlton, Miner, 173
  • Knoxville, Tenn.: Davis speaks at, 27; mentioned, 217, 342
  • Kone, William W.: L from, 438
  • Kossuth, Louis, 98, 195, 210
  • Krupp, Frederich, 102
  • Kyle, Curren: L from, 68

L 

  • Ladies Soldiers Aid Society, 348
  • Ladies Tennessee Hospital & Clothing Assn., 342
  • Lady Davis, CSS, 71
  • LaGrange, Ga.: Davis speaks at, xl, 44
  • Lamar, L. Q. C., 15, 28, 186, 453
  • Lamar, Robert S.: L from, 367-68
  • Lamb, Francis (ident., 36), 35
  • Lane, James H. (sketch, 3:126), 167, 168
  • Lane, Joseph (sketch, 4:81), 91
  • Larmon, James: L from, 10
  • Laseter, James: L from, 345
  • Laurel Hill, Va., 245, 252
  • Lawson, Thomas: L to, 457; L from, 455
  • Lawton, Alexander R., 147
  • Lay, George W. (sketch, 135), 134, 288
  • Lea, Albert M.: L from, 64
  • Leadbetter, Danville: L from, 38
  • Leathers, Thomas P., 41
  • Lee, B. W.: L from, 211
  • Lee, Edwin G., 240
  • Lee, Fitzhugh: L to, cited, 61
  • Lee, Francis D.: L from, 196
  • Lee, G. W. C., 313
  • Lee, J. D., Mrs.: L from, 224
  • Lee, John, 133
  • Lee, John F., 60
  • Lee, Mary C., 161
  • Lee, Richard B. (sketch, 299): assignment, 220; at Manassas, 271, 296-98, 300; Ls from, 260, 269-70
  • Lee, Robert E. (sketch, 114): as advisor, 195, 202, 232, 239, 270; at Cheat Mountain, 344; commands Va. troops, 113, 116, 117, 121, 144, 155, 161, 168, 180, 214, 251, 271, 284, 311, 326, 334, 347; commended, 160, 163, 309, 347; confers with Davis, xli, 187, 386, 389-91, 401, 425-26; correspondence with Davis, 275; criticized, 160-61, 346, 427; on Manassas, 384, 389-91, 425-26, officer selection, 274, war, 161-62; rank, 314, 335, 336, 340; relations with Davis, 114-15, J. E. Johnston, 334-35, J. Longstreet, 307; resigns from U.S. Army, 113; at Sewell Mountain, 344, 347; as S.C. commander, 397, 410, 412, 427, 432; and H. A. Wise, 285-86, 312; Ls to, 163, 179, 251, 394; Ls from, 155, 425- 26; E to, 240; mentioned, 14, 61, 198, 240, 299, 369
  • Lee, Stephen Dill, 181, 241
  • Lee, Susan P.: Ls from, cited, 240
  • Lee, William H. (sketch, 2:30): L from, 148
  • Lee County, Va., 260
  • Leesburg, Va.: CSA troops at, 212, 234, 316, 322; U.S. forces and, 208, 210, 259, 338, 365, 392. See also Ball's Bluff, Va.
  • Lenahan, John: L from, 243
  • L'Engle, William J., 101
  • Lenoir, Tenn., defenses, 231
  • Leonard, Abraham F. (nephew-in-law) (sketch, 2:18): Davis on, 207; Ls from, 207, 430; mentioned, 205
  • Leonard, Caroline Davis (niece) (sketch, 2:18), 204, 205
  • Lerdo de Tejada, Miguel (sketch, 77), 75
  • Lerdo de Tejada, Sebastian (ident., 77), 78
  • Lesseps, Ferdinand de (sketch, 378), 376
  • Letcher, John (sketch, 126): conflict with J. B. Floyd, 193; criticized, 150, 160, 163, 172, 196, 219, 237; Davis and, xli, 182, 183, 308, 349; machinery for N.C. arms, 174, 177, 179, 186, 195; military aid requests from, 108, 109, 113, 124; on secession, 7; and state troops, 161, 186, 193, 219, 243, 244, 251; transfers property to CSA, 228, 237; Ls to, 108, 109, 115- 16, 168, 182, 186, 192, 193, 227-28, 336, 340, 347, 349, 442; Ls from, 109, 163, 167, 179, 183, 192, 196, 233, 270, 308, 339, 348, 406, 448; E by, 308; mentioned, 186, 202, 243, 260, 430, 432
  • letters of marque: authorized, 106, 108, 115, 142; requested, 124, 134; mentioned, 44
  • Levy, Jonas P.: L from, 453
  • Lewinsville, Va., skirmish, 338
  • Lewis, J. W.: L from, 410
  • Lewis, James E., 354
  • Lewis, Theodore: criticized, 263; L from, 83
  • Lewis (CSA), 438
  • Lewisburg, Va.: threatened, 252, 277, 286, 344; mentioned, 269, 280, 346
  • Lewis Cass (CSA), 102-103
  • Lexington, Miss., Holmes County Democrat, 397
  • Lexington, Mo., Battle at, 189, 413
  • Lexington, Va., Valley Star, 126
  • Library of Congress: Davis' loan record, 30-31
  • Lincoln, Abraham: advisors, 137; appointments, 60, 66, 118, 265; calls for troops, 7, 109, 114, 117, 127, 137-38, 142, 155, 226, 257; capture proposed, 102; Davis' L to, 233; Davis on, 17-18, 23, 84, 85-86, 184, 416; described, 88; election, 9, 38, 58, 81, 118, 120, 162, 169; Fort Pickens, 85-86, 88-89; Fort Sumter, 87, 88-89, 100, 103, 122, 161; habeas corpus, 184, 203, 253; inaugural address, 88, 139; Ky., 172; Md., 118-19, 120, 149- 50; negotiations with CSA, 36, 39, 51, 66, 67, 137; opposition to, 89, 356; piracy proclamation, 222; W. H. Seward and, 60, 81, 137; State of the Union message, 441, 445; and Supreme Court, 139; Trent affair, 449; U.S. Congress and, 211; Va., 160; L to, 221-22; mentioned, 34, 43, 62, 76, 119, 157, 160, 162, 242, 283, 294, 375, 376. See also United States
  • Lincoln, Thomas, 66
  • Lindsay, Andrew J. (sketch, 2:589): L from, 67
  • Lindsay, William S. (sketch, 377), 375
  • Little Rock True Democrat, 52
  • Lloyd, W. Alvin: Ls from, 252, 341
  • Logan, John B. I.: L from, 309
  • Lomax, Lunsford L., 346
  • London Herald: on British govt., 375, Davis, 421
  • London Index, 162
  • London Morning Star: on CSA, 375, 395
  • London Post: on Davis, 421, France, 375
  • London Times: correspondent, 91, 153-54, 256; on C. M. Clay, 376, CSA, 111, 256, 453, cotton, 375, Davis, 110, 112, 421, A. Lincoln message, 256, Morrill Tariff, 377
  • Longstreet, James (sketch, 307): assignment, 307; criticizes S. G. French, 424; praised, 305, 338; relations with Davis, xli, 307, R. E. Lee, 307; services offered, 58
  • Longstreet, William D.: L from, 58
  • Lookout Mountain, Tenn., defenses, 231
  • Loring, William W. (sketch, 265): criticized, 264; mentioned, 260, 269, 344
  • Loudoun County, Va., 201, 424
  • Louisiana: defenses, 141, 163, 182, 331, 342, 356, 448; finances, 244, 350; French designs on, 25; military board, 346- 47, 349; munitions imported, 144, 429, needed, 250-51, 284, 327, 362-63, 386, supply, 157-58, 164, 331-32, 342; railroads, 319, 332; secession, 3, 13; slave insurrection feared, 134, 448; support for CSA, 172, 178; transfers property to CSA, 157-58, 159, 164. See also New Orleans, La.
  • Louisiana, District of, 332
  • Louisiana Cotton Press, 127
  • Louisiana Purchase, 5, 25
  • Louisiana State University, 158
  • Louisiana troops: 1st Artillery, 386; 1st Heavy Artillery, 404; 1st Cavalry, 448; Crescent Rifles, 128; Governor's Guards, 332; 1st Infantry, 128; 4th Infantry, 5, 171- 72, 182; 5th Infantry, 182, 192; 6th Infantry, 182; 9th Infantry, 230, 236; 11th Infantry, 195, 402; 13th Infantry, 331, 332, 337; 14th Infantry, 332, 333, 343; 15th Infantry, 333, 343; 16th Infantry, 333, 337; "Jackson Regiment," 236; La. Brigade, 270; Polish Brigade, 179, 236, 279, 283, 333, 343, 368, 381; Shreveport Grays, 195; Sprague's company, 208, 211; Washington Artillery, xli, 158; Watson Battery, 402; Zouaves, 170, 176; Davis praises, 260; distribution, 97, 128, 191, 236, 346; ranger companies, 250-51; state troops, 135, 346, 363; strength, 135, 236; volunteers, 134, 157-58, 163, 236, 253, 331, 363; L from officers, 192
  • Louisville & Nashville Railroad: defenses, 191, 241, 248; U.S. troops on, 342
  • Louisville Courier, 420
  • Louisville Democrat, 445
  • Louisville Journal, 441, 445
  • Love, Robert O.: L from, 277
  • Lovell, Joseph, 324
  • Lovell, Mansfield (sketch, 324): criticized, 431-32; joins CSA, 323-24; New Orleans commander, 349, 355-56, 361, 362- 63, 379, 438; praised, 379; recommended, 202, 287-88, 350; L to, 361; Ls from, 68, 356, 362-63, 386; mentioned, 57, 176
  • Lovell, William S. (sketch, 176): assignments, 175, 386; Ls to and from, cited, 177
  • Lowe, E. Louis, 307
  • Lubbock, Thomas S.: Davis meets with, xli
  • Lunt, George (sketch, 15): L to, 14-15
  • Lynchburg, Va.: defenses, 115, 163, 327; volunteers, 162; mentioned, 392
  • Lyon, Nathaniel: Davis on, 294; Mo. operations, 219, 380; mentioned, 189, 190, 295, 420
  • Lyons, James: L to, 98, cited, 340; mentioned, 195
  • Lyons, Lord Richard B. P. (sketch, 106): Trent Affair, 451; mentioned, 105 

M 

  • McAfee, Madison (sketch, 2:83), 348
  • McBlair, Charles H.: L from, 386-87
  • McCall, James K., 104
  • McCardle, William H., Jr., 144
  • McClellan, George B.: commands Army of the Potomac, 264; Crimea commission report, 80; criticized, 370; R. S. Garnett's death, 240; J. E. Johnston on, 243, 264, 321; at Lewinsville, 338; operations, 232, 240, 243, 252, 264, 286, 301, 307, 316, 321, 338, 368, 385, 423; strategy against, 390-91; mentioned, 159, 270, 344, 381
  • McClernand, John A. (sketch, 6:344), 402, 404
  • McComas, William W., 191
  • McCormick, J. E., 217, 218
  • McCue, J. Marshall: L from, 309
  • McCulloch, Ben (sketch, 295): Ark. commander, 167, 168, 180, 200, 219; criticized, 320, 379: Davis on, 295; feuds with S. Price, 379, 435; Mo. operations, 223, 291, 295, 308, 329; purchases arms, 52, 100; L from, 308; mentioned, 218, 408
  • McCulloch, Henry, 295
  • McDonald, Angus W., 365
  • McDonald, John C., 279, 310
  • McDonald, Marshall (sketch, 323), 321, 323
  • McDowell, Irvin, 217, 233, 275, 419
  • McDowell, Va., Battle of, 194
  • Macfarland, James E., 308
  • McFerrin, John B.: L from, 172
  • McGarr, Edmund J.: Davis introduces, 441
  • McGregor, Nathaniel M. (ident., 36), 35
  • McKean, James B., 52
  • McKinney, Frank (slave) (ident., 4), 3
  • McLane, Robert M. (sketch, 3:313), 149
  • McLane-Ocampo treaty, 77
  • McLaughlin, Alexander R.: L from, 196
  • McLaws, Lafayette: L from, cited, 252
  • McLean, John (sketch, 3:326), 141
  • Maclin, Sackfield (sketch, 5:95), 85
  • McNaught, William, 127
  • McNaught Ormond & Co.: L from, 127
  • Macomac, Charles W. C.: L from, 98
  • Macon Armory, 228
  • McPherson, John D.: recruited for CSA, 61; L from, cited, 80
  • McRae, Alexander H. (sketch, 127), 125
  • McRae, Colin J.: Ls from, 107-108, 121, 354; mentioned, 438
  • MacRae, Donald G.: L from, 412
  • McRae, Duncan K. (sketch, 126): introduced, 120; recommended, 125; at Manassas, 249, 251
  • McRae, John J. (sketch, 4:253): L from, 439-40; L with, 8; mentioned, 15
  • McRae, CSS, 252
  • McRee, James F., Jr., 103
  • MacRee, Mary (sketch, 3:96), 101
  • McWillie, Adam (sketch, 3:195), 266
  • Macwillie, Marcus H.: L from, 218
  • McWillie, William (sketch, 5:15): L from, 91-92
  • Madison, James: Davis quotes, 9
  • Madison Parish, La.: convention election, 3; defenses, 134
  • Madrid Bend, Mo., 164
  • Magoffin, Beriah: criticized, 343; L to, 310; Ls from, 108, 157, 172, 289; mentioned, 325, 330
  • Magraw, William M. F.: L from, 5
  • Magruder, John Bankhead (sketch, 1:75): at Big Bethel, 419; European trips, 132; resigns from U.S. Army, 130; at Yorktown, 206, 232, 365, 431; Ls from, 130-32, 436, 440; mentioned, 304, 326, 341, 347, 349, 419
  • Mahan, Dennis Hart (sketch, 6:59): L from, 68; mentioned, 173
  • mail. See Post Office Department
  • Major, James P., 81
  • Major Barbour (British), 277
  • Mallory, Stephen R. (sketch, 13): appointed navy secretary, 56; as Davis' agent, 94; Fort Pickens truce, 87; Miss. River defenses, 270; New Orleans defenses, 364; on Davis, 13, 340, 421; relations with Davis, xlii, 170; Ls from, 63, 133, 252, 286, 302, 334; L with, 10-12; mentioned, 63, 70, 142, 144, 173, 175, 313, 366
  • Malvern Hill, Va., Battle of, 119
  • Manassas, Va.: P. G. T. Beauregard commands at, 186-87, 201-202, 234-35; CSA forces at, 187, 202, 209, 213, 249, 251, 260, 337, 368, 426; Davis at, 258, 265; Davis speaks at, 260, 351; defenses, 186-87, 322; food supplies, 269-70, 270-71, 274, 276, 280, 286, 296, 300-302, 304-305; railroad cars at, 344, 346, 347-48; rail service, 235, 249, 357, 365; U.S. advance, 179, 180, 208-209, 235, 249, 251; mentioned, 284, 381
  • Manassas, Battle of: artillery, 273; P. G. T. Beauregard's strategy, 383, 388-91, 394, 400-401, 405-406, 408, 422, 426; casualties, 261, 263, 266, 273, 348; cavalry, 428; compared to Napoleonic battles, 400; CSA defeat reported, 258; congressional resolutions, 278, 284, 301, 308, 384; Davis at, 251, 258-61, 273; Davis on, 259, 260, 261-63, 384-85; effects abroad, 308, 375, in U.S., 271, 316, 337; 8th Va. Infantry in, 235; 5th Brigade in, 235; flag confusion, 130; 4th S.C. Infantry in, 235-36; J. E. Johnston at, 251, 258-60, 263, 264-65, 272-73, 304-306, 336, 358, 384-85, 400, 406; monument to fallen, 348; munitions captured, 259, 262, 263, 265, 269, 271, 273, 284; N.C. troops in, 277; prisoners, 286, 301, 308; pursuit of enemy, 264- 65, 280, 407, 434, (Davis), 259, 261-62, 263, 276, 383, 385, 393- 94; reports, 259-60, 273, 275, 287, 439, by Beauregard, 383-85, 399-401, 406, 408, 422, 426; scouting, 264; strength of forces, 259, 384; victory praised, 263, 277, 278, 303; mentioned, 58, 97, 155, 198, 209, 226, 227, 232, 282, 322, 378, 386, 413, 421
  • Manassas, Battle of (1862), 98, 132, 213
  • Manassas Gap, Va., 390
  • Manassas Gap Railroad: threatened, 234-35, 239; mentioned, 199, 296, 392
  • Mandel, Lewis L.: L from, 312
  • Manly, Basil, 46
  • Mann, A. Dudley (sketch, 112): agent in Britain, 7, 110- 11, 256, 308, 395-96, 450; Davis and, 112; Ls from, 110-11, 308, 395-96; mentioned, 83, 286, 452
  • Manning, John L., 182
  • Mansfield, J. K. F. (sketch, 3:31), 225, 232
  • Manship, Charles H.: L from, 169
  • March, William J.: L from, 166
  • Marcy, William L. (sketch, 2:406), 112
  • Marietta, Ga.: Davis speaks at, xl
  • Marine Corps, 133, 252
  • Markoe, Francis: appointment, 83, 98; Davis and, 120
  • Markoe, Francis, Jr.: L to, 84
  • Markoe, Sophie E.: L from, cited, 120
  • Marks, Samuel F. (sketch, 403), 402
  • Marquis de la Habana (CSA), 178
  • Marriott, James C.: L from, 10
  • Marsh, C. Carroll, 295
  • Marshall, Charles K., 101
  • Marshall, Francis J.: L from, 173
  • Marshall, Humphrey: Davis confers with, xliii; strength of forces, 444
  • Marshall, John (sketch, 2:291): L from, 200-201
  • martial law, 68, 118, 144, 319
  • Martin, Henry L.: Ls from, 217, 243; mentioned, 218, 286
  • Martin, Isaac (slave) (ident., 4), 3
  • Martin, James G., 285, 346
  • Martin, Jeremiah: L from, 68
  • Martin, John, 168
  • Martin, William T.: Davis introduces, 455
  • Martinsburg, Va.: U.S. troops at, 225, 242; mentioned, 316
  • Mary Crocker (British), 106
  • Maryland: conditions, 117, 121, 128, 131, 137-38, 148-50, 286, 387; Davis on, 98, 115-16, 178, 220, 335, 387; habeas corpus suspended, 420; relations with CSA, 108, 118, 128, 175, 387, 391, U.S., 117, 149-50, Va., 115-16, 148-51; secession, 10, 25, 83, 91, 98, 105-106, 117, 118, 121, 149-51, 178, 387; support for CSA, 91, 120, 121, 148-51, 286, 307, 387; unionism, 212; U.S. forces in, 212, 387; L to commissioners, 178. See also Baltimore, Md.
  • Maryland troops: 1st Light Artillery Regiment, 148; 1st Infantry, 243, 265; 53d Infantry, 119; Md. Battalion, 265; flag for, 220; volunteers, 119, 121, 149, 179, 227, 278-79
  • Mason, George, 81
  • Mason, James M. (sketch, 4:125): commissioner to Md., 115, 148-51; criticized, 430, 451; mission to Europe, 308, 356, 396, 425, 443, 451; resigns from U.S. Senate, 115; Trent affair, 417, 430, 449, 454; Ls from, 39, 67, 81, 84, 108, 113-14, 148-51, 356; mentioned, 60, 306
  • Mason's Hill, Va., 322, 338, 407
  • Massachusetts: Davis on, 21
  • Massachusetts troops: 6th and 8th Regiments, 140; Baltimore riot, 118; praised, 137
  • Mastin, Claudius H., 334
  • Matagorda Bay, Texas, defenses, 107
  • Matamoros, Mexico: source for supplies, 362, 439, 443; L from citizens, 172
  • Mathews, Mason: Ls from, 253, 345
  • Mathews, Thomas: L from, 302
  • Mattox, D. P.: L from, 430
  • Maury, Dabney H.: assignment, 243; L from, 435
  • Maury, Matthew Fontaine, 152
  • Maxcy, Samuel B., 163
  • Maximilian I, 77, 248
  • May, Henry: Davis meets with, xli
  • May, Lewis: L from, 59
  • Maynadier, William: appointment, 276; L from, 64
  • Mayo, John T., 183
  • Mayo, Joseph, 286
  • Meade, William: L to, 397
  • Meadow Bluff, Va., 344, 346
  • Meagher, Thomas F. (sketch, 377), 375
  • Means, John H., 430
  • Meares, Gaston, 346
  • measles, 230, 286, 302, 312, 316
  • Medical Department: criticized, 240, 295, 304-305, 320, 323, 430, 436; Davis on, 287-88, 301; estimates, 266, 278, 280, 326; examining boards, 166, 301, 367; free blacks in, 272; medicines, 69, 142; officers' status, 367, 442; regulations, 302, 349; Tenn. needs, 342; mentioned, 136
  • Meigs, Montgomery C. (sketch, 5:19): L to, 457
  • Melton, Samuel W., 355, 381
  • Memminger, Christopher G.: appointed treasury secretary, 56; chairs Constitution committee, 50; Davis meets with, xlii; L to, 83; Ls from, 82, 113, 144, 179, 217, 350; mentioned, 62, 294, 299-300, 315. See also Treasury Department
  • Memphis, Tenn.: defenses, 108, 117, 134-35, 136, 168, 183, 210, 256; threatened, 121, 168, 197, 210, 329, 343; trade interdicted, 383, 394; Ls from Chamber of Commerce, 383, Committee of Safety, 323; mentioned, 342, 439
  • Memphis & Charleston Railroad, 168
  • Memphis Appeal, 392
  • Memphis, Clarksville & Louisville Railroad, 191, 320
  • Mercer, John T., 215
  • Mercer, Samuel (sketch, 223), 221
  • Meridian, Miss.: railroad, 430, 439, 442; telegraph, 438; mentioned, 327
  • Merrimack, USS, 252, 430
  • Merryman, John, 185, 203
  • Mesilla valley, N.M., defenses, 188
  • Mexican Boundary Commission, 3
  • Mexican Gulf Railroad, 431-32
  • Mexican War: Davis on, 245, 359, 455; history of, 429; Z. Taylor on, 455; Texas Rangers in, 295, 380; veterans, 4, 42, 56, 61, 66, 72, 74, 78, 84, 90, 93, 97, 101, 108, 119, 135, 172, 189, 190, 198, 205, 209, 211, 213-215, 226, 227, 232, 247, 249, 256, 257, 261, 265, 269, 295, 306, 339, 372, 403, 404, 424, 429, 435, 447, 448; mentioned, 75, 158, 455. See also Davis, Jefferson-- Mexican War; Mississippi Regiment, 1st
  • Mexico: abolition of slavery, 75; arms from, 236, 263, 302, 371; CSA exiles in, 190, 380; relations with CSA, 44, 75-76, 263, 302, 362, 394, Great Britain, 75, Texas, 91, 141, 362, U.S., 74-75, 134; Spanish designs on, 388
  • Michigan: repudiation, 112; support for South, 9
  • Middle Tennessee: defenses, 347; patronage, 241
  • Miles, William Porcher (sketch, 288): P. G. T. Beauregard and, 275-76, 279-80, 288; Davis' election, 37, 56; Ls to, 68, 69, 287-88, 313; L from, 69; mentioned, 111
  • Miles, William R.: Davis on, 253; L from, 253
  • Military Affairs, Committee on, 66, 279, 287-88, 295-96
  • Millborough, Va.: railroad cars at, 344, 346, 347, 348; reinforcements needed, 344
  • Milledgeville, Ga., 146, 403
  • Miller, Andrew G., Jr.: L from, 45
  • Miller, C. C., 236
  • Miller, Henry C.: L to, 193
  • Miller, Horace H. (sketch, 3:131): L from, 91
  • Milligan, James F.: L from, 444
  • Mills, Madison: L from, 82
  • Mills, Robert (sketch, 4:93): Ls from, 456-57; mentioned, 204
  • Mill Springs, Ky., Battle of, 249
  • Milton, John: Ls from, 123, 364, 382-83, 422, 437; mentioned, 366
  • Minnesota, USS, 208
  • Minter, Joseph F., 68
  • Mississippi: coastal defenses, 148, 172, 224, 276, 438, 439-40; CSA and, 145, 330, 348; congressional caucus, xxxix; courts, 142, 173; Davis' devotion to, 9, 38, 68; 1861 election, 394; gunboat construction, 440; Levee Board, 91; martial spirit, 98, 238, 276, 329, 351; munitions, 3, 5, 154, 158, 218, 238, 276, 313, 329, 383; railroads, 28, 430, 439, 442; ratifies Constitution, 82, 83; repudiation, 81, 82, 110, 134; secession, 5, 6, 8, 13-17, 18-19, 28; slave insurrection feared, 134, 171; threatened, 329; unionism, 5, 394
  • Mississippi, University of, 28, 144, 162
  • Mississippi Central Railroad, 28, 347
  • Mississippi City, Miss., defenses, 172
  • Mississippi Regiment, 1st (Mexican War), 4, 38, 58, 67, 97, 102, 103, 170, 172, 205, 211, 269, 455. See also Davis, Jefferson--Mexican War
  • Mississippi rifles, 220, 281
  • Mississippi River: defenses, 134-35, 164, 167, 168, 178, 252, 256, 260, 270, 291-92, 312-13, 345, 444, (Davis), 117, 174, 195, 411; schemes to flood, 59, 171; sequestered lands, 442; signal system, 355; survey, 91; threatened, 98, 121, 135, 172, 180, 202, 210, 270, 319, 329, 342; trade interdicted, 383, 394
  • "Mississippi Society," 59
  • Mississippi troops: Adams Troops, 353; Blythe's regiment, 402; 1st and 2d Brigades, 345; 1st Cavalry, 422; Hamer Rifles, 169-70; Hurricane Rifle Company, 207; 3d Infantry, 438, 439-40; 10th Infantry, 205; 12th Infantry, 54, 261, 442-43; 13th Infantry, 251, 357; 16th Infantry, 353; 18th Infantry, 170, 172, 266, 269, 354; 20th Infantry, 284, 430-31; 21st Infantry, 181, 207, 217; 22d Infantry, 444; 27th Infantry, 304; 44th Infantry, 402; Jeff Davis Guards, 181, Natchez Quitman Light Artillery, 176; Warren Greys, 245; arms, 208, 238, 284, 313, 327, 345, 383; artillery, 309, 313, 327; cavalry, 327; commanders, 116, 306, 345, 381; Davis addresses, 351, commands, 7, 27, 29, 38, 64; Davis on, 83-84, 238, 313, 342, 381, 443; in Fla., 96, 97, 345; home guard, 171, 347; in Ky., 345, 425, 438, 439, 444; at Manassas, 249, 261, 382; praised, 83-84; state troops, 107, 144, 277; strength, 327, 351; in Tenn., 172, 191, 231, 284; in Va., 181, 245, 269, 313, 381-82; volunteers, 83-84, 98, 116, 145, 148, 171, 172, 205, 211, 231, 381-82, 441, (twelve-month), 171, 177- 78, 327, 351, 383; Ls from officers, 357, 430-31
  • Missouri: appropriation for, 272, 279, 283, 290, 301, 380; Ark. and, 208; conditions, 152, 188-89, 219-20, 223-24, 293, 308, 319, 320, 356, 408; CSA and, 50-51, 188-89, 206, 211, 223- 24, 241, 276, 285, 289-93, 308, 318, 319, 330, 356, 373, 379, 381, 433-34, 436, 442, 448-49; Davis and, xliii, 224, 294, 301, 308, 318, 373, 413, 433-34, 442; politics, 82, 188-89, 289-91; secession, 25, 103, 107, 117, 152, 173, 191, 210, 219, 289, 356, 429; support for CSA, 82, 188, 191, 220, 223, 272, 289, 290, 294, 408, 448-49; unionism, 289, 294; U.S. and, 130, 191, 219-20, 329, 408, 441
  • Missouri Compromise, 90
  • Missouri troops: call for, 188-89; commanders, 285, 294, 308, 433-34; strength, 290; transferred to CSA, 103, 223, 230, 278-79, 290, 301, 433-34, 437, 442, 443-44, 448; volunteers, 152, 219-20
  • Miszaros, Emeric de: L from, 98
  • Mitchell, ----, 210
  • Mitchell, Charles J. (sketch, 2:8): visits Davises, 205, 253; L from, 134-35; mentioned, 3, 128, 455
  • Mitchell, Joseph D. (grandnephew) (sketch, 3:98), 205, 286
  • Mitchell, Joseph F., 307
  • Mitchell, Mary Elizabeth. See Hamer, Mary Mitchell
  • Mitchell's Ford, Va., 234, 250
  • Mobile, Ala.: conditions, 357, 370-71, 438; defenses, 102, 136, 217-18, 336, 342, 354, 363, 370-71, 386
  • Mobile & Great Northern Railroad, 354
  • Mobile Mercury, 156
  • Mobile Register, 78
  • Mohl, Frederick: recommended, 93-94, 361; L from, 250
  • Monroe, Thomas B.: L from, 422
  • Montague, Robert L., 152
  • Monterey, Va.: pony express, 244, 269, 344; retreat to, 242; threatened, 255, 373
  • Monterrey, Mexico, Battle of, 455
  • Montgomery, ----, 163
  • Montgomery, Isaiah T.: on Davis, 41
  • Montgomery, James: Davis quotes, 185
  • Montgomery, Joseph E., 444
  • Montgomery, Joseph T.: requests arms, 220-21, 224; L from, 387
  • Montgomery, Ala.: convention, 13, 24-25, 27-28, 35; CSA leaves, 177, 183; Davis describes, 54, is serenaded, 140, speaks at, 45-50, 68, travels to, 40, 54, 193; inaugural ceremonies, 45, 53-54; reception for Davis, xl; White House, xl, 54, 155, 183
  • Montgomery Advertiser, 354
  • Montgomery & West Point Railroad, 202, 436
  • Montgomery Mail, 54
  • Moore, Andrew B.: L from, 252
  • Moore, John F.: L from, 431
  • Moore, Patrick T., 422
  • Moore, R.: L from, 319
  • Moore, Robert L., 455
  • Moore, Samuel P., 56
  • Moore, Thomas O. (sketch, 333): calls for troops, 135; criticized, 342; New Orleans defenses, 101, 347, 364; on Davis, 158, D. E. Twiggs, 331; Ls to, 109, 164, 337, 349; Ls from, 68, 102, 104, 109, 116, 127, 133, 141, 144, 156, 157-58, 163, 182, 202, 236, 327, 330, 331-32, 346-47, 351; mentioned, 327
  • Moore, William F., 406
  • Moorefield, Va., 354
  • Mordecai, Alfred (sketch, 5:41): Crimea commission report, 80; Davis recruits, 61
  • Morehead, Charles S., 420
  • Morgan, J. Pierpont, 112
  • Morgan, John Hunt: L from, 104
  • Morgan, Thomas C.: L from, 281
  • Morny, Comte de, 256
  • Morrill Tariff, 81, 139, 375
  • Morris, Thomas A., 240
  • Morris Island, S.C., defenses, 7, 99
  • Morrison, James J. (sketch, 215), 215
  • Morse, E. Warren: L from, 68
  • Morse, George W.: L from, 67
  • Morton, Jackson (sketch, 4:125): L from, 36
  • Morton, Thomas C.: L from, 236
  • Mott, Christopher H. (sketch, 3:149), 84
  • Mound City, Ark., 74
  • Mudd, Ignatius (sketch, 4:93), 456
  • Mulberry Gap, Tenn., defenses, 276
  • Munford, George W.: L to, 244; Ls from, 116, 182, 237-38, 243-44
  • munitions: blockade-running for, 348, 411, 428; captured at Manassas, 259, 262, 263, 265, 269, 271, 273, 284, on Salvor, 382, by U.S., 371; contracts, 266; Davis on, 56-57, 117, 196, 282, 318, 333, 373; distribution, 251, 411; Halls rifles, 233; imported from Cuba, 144, 393, Europe, 127, 156, 266, 277, 283, 302, 345, 383, 411, 422, 428, 443, through Texas and Mexico, 172, 236, 263, 302, 439, 443; inventory, 63, 217, 218; Krupp products, 102; manufacture in Ga., 145-46, 179, La., 331-32, 342, Miss., 218, N.C., 144-45, 174, 177, 179, 195, 266, 281, S.C., 253, Tenn., 347, Va., 113, 174, 177, 179, 186, 195, 266; needed in Ala., 221, 371, 438, Ark., 180, 200, 211, Fla., 57, 175-76, 372, 382, 422, 428, Ga., 208, 216, 238, 250, 271, 288, 344, 409, by Indians, 267, in Ky., 343, 352, La., 250-51, 284, 327, 362-63, 386, Md., 149, 150, Miss., 3, 5, 158, 238, 276, 313, 329, Mo., 220, 290, 308, 408, by navy, 133, in N.C., 103, 109, 120-21, 216, 279, S.C., 100, 202, 428, 432, Tenn., 127, 158, 168, 169, 182, 191, 196, 197, 320, 343, 345, 354, 380, 411, 428, 448, Texas, 104, 141, 158, 163, 198, Va., 108, 121, 160, 163, 181, 191, 202, 208, 210, 213, 226, 233, 237-38, 241, 242, 245, 253, 255, 260, 272, 277, 279, 280, 308, 311-12, 354, 355, 407, 408, 438, 440; penitentiaries produce, 145-46; prices, 100, 233, 263; production in CSA, 146, 266, 347, 412; production plans, 179, 224, 349; purchased in U.S., 42, 52, 100; purchasing agents, 56-57, 67, 378; supply in Ark., 200, CSA, 57, 146, 318, 405, East Tenn., 216, 217, Ga., 181, 188, 192-94, 214, 429, La., 157-58, 164, 331- 32, 342, Miss., 154, 383, Mo., 117, N.C., 124, 178, 181, 188, 201, S.C., 57, 59, 103, 108, 216, 253, 408, 428, Va., 115-16, 132, 169, 192, 221, 233, 237, 326, 349, 432; trade restrictions, 103; transportation, 282, 295-96; tripod rifle guns, 356. See also artillery; Ordnance
  • Munson's Hill, Va.: Davis visits, xlii; mentioned, 322, 338, 407
  • Murdoch, William: Ls from, 109, 323
  • Murfreesboro, Tenn., Battle of, 372, 447
  • Murphy, Edward V.: L from, cited, 36
  • Myers, Abraham C.: criticized, 276; L from, 352; mentioned, 193, 206

N

  • Napoleon I, 66, 273, 400
  • Napoleon III: informed on war, 308; recognition of CSA, 376, 388, 395; Trent affair, 452; mentioned, 256-57
  • Nashville, Tenn., 342, 345
  • Nashville, CSS, 278, 396
  • Nashville Plow Works, 127
  • Natchez (CSA), 41
  • Natchez Mississippi Free Trader, 403
  • Naval Affairs, Committee on, 285
  • navy: at Charleston, 348; cooperation with army, 361; Davis praises, 414; discussed, vii, 135; inventions, 173, 333; munitions, 133, 175; in New Orleans, 104, 202, 364; officers' appointments, 133, 252, pensions, 133; officers in army, 432; supplies for, 133
  • Navy Department: admiralty court, 173; estimates, 133, 252, 438; expenses, 252; gunboat construction, 252, 440; prize court, 188; procurement of vessels, 60, 133, 252, 334, 443. See also Mallory, Stephen R.
  • Nelson, Carrick W.: L from, 439
  • Nelson, David M., 283
  • Nelson, Samuel (sketch, 90), 88
  • Nelson, T. A. R. (sketch, 282): arrested, 278, 281, 282; supports U.S., 237; L to, 282; L from, 281; mentioned, 439
  • New Jersey: support for CSA, 103
  • New Madrid, Mo., 291, 295
  • New Market, Va.: L from citizens, 219
  • New Mexico: conditions, 67, 188, 310; and CSA, 93, 218
  • Newnan, Ga.: Davis speaks at, 45
  • New Orleans: captured (1862), 100, 324, 364; commanders, 324, 331, 342, 355-56, 360, 361; CSA loan, 108, war vessels, 202, 252; customs, 60, 179; defenses, 101, 108-109, 136, 172, 178, 236, 277, 284, 330, 346-47, 349-50, 351, 356, 361, 362-63, 379, 386; martial law, 68; munitions, 362-63; naval battle, 364; northern ships at, 102, 109, 116; Quartermaster's Department, 250, 371; threatened, 98, 104, 172, 256, 327, 331, 342, 357; trade, 298, 438; mentioned, 302, 455
  • New Orleans Bulletin, 83
  • New Orleans Crescent, 93, 217
  • New Orleans Delta: on Davis, 258; mentioned, xl, 37, 112, 450
  • New Orleans, Opelousas, & Great Western Railroad, 331
  • Newport Barracks, 186
  • Newton, George: L from, 168
  • New York: support for CSA, 10, 103, 162
  • New York City: CSA prisoners, 221-22, 286; independence movement, 91; recruiting for CSA, 43, 144, U.S., 356; mentioned, 10, 138, 341, 377
  • New York Day-Book, 68
  • New York Evening Post, 327
  • New York Herald: and Davis, 421, 452; mentioned, 217, 373
  • New York Stock Exchange, 120
  • New York Times: reports Davis speech, 170
  • New York Tribune: on Davis, 44; mentioned, 82, 378
  • New York troops: 7th Infantry, 116, 121, 140; praised, 137
  • Nicaragua filibusters, 108, 319
  • Nichols, Ebenezar B.: L from, 104
  • Nicholson, A. O. P. (sketch, 5:93), 60
  • Nicholson, Joseph D., 205
  • Nisbet, Eugenius A.: L from, 156
  • Noland, Richard W. N. (sketch, 300), 298, 301
  • Noland, Thomas V., 245
  • Norfolk, Miss., 164
  • Norfolk, Va.: defenses, 109, 115, 116, 123, 155, 169, 204; threatened, 147, 168, 334; mentioned, 207, 322
  • Norfolk Navy Yard: CSA seizes, 108, 109, 116, 252; defenses, 144
  • Norris, Henry de Butts, 345
  • North Carolina: Davis on, 108, 127; defenses, 107, 109- 10, 123-24, 126, 134, 188, 212, 220, 260, 279, 285, 313, 314, 320, 326, 336, 346, 351, 373, 428, 429, 441, 442; division into districts, 346; legislature, 125, 351, 436; munitions, 103, 120, 124, 145-46, 174, 177, 178, 179, 181, 188, 195, 201, 216, 281; prize court, 188; railroads, 216, 415-16, 430, 442; ratifies Constitution, 253; secession, 50, 101, 127, 133-34, 167, 172; support for CSA, 107, 109, 124-25, 145-46, 178, 211, 212, 216; trade, 138; unionism, 101, 109; wool supply, 145
  • North Carolina Railroad, 420
  • North Carolina troops: 1st Infantry, 126; 3d Infantry, 181; 4th Infantry, 181, 351; 5th Infantry, 126, 216, 249, 251, 309; 6th Infantry, 216, 221, 233, 255; 11th Infantry, 216, 233, 237, 251; 25th Infantry, 429; arms, 120, 220, 237; commander, 277-78; Davis on, 201, 241, 336; health, 309; at Manassas, 277; organization, 124-25; pay, 269; strength, 221, 277-78; transferred to CSA, 279, 285, 287; in Va., 120, 126, 143, 181, 188, 216, 221, 229, 233, 237, 238, 241, 251, 255, 260, 277-78, 440; volunteers, 126, 144, 178, 211, 212, 224, (twelve-month), 181, 238, 279
  • North Point, Va., 423
  • Northrop, Claudian B.: L from, 178
  • Northrop, John B., 178
  • Northrop, Lucius B. (sketch, 1:313): accepts Commissary post, 69; 177; criticized, 260, 275-76, 280; Davis on, 17, 275- 76; travels with Davis, 177; Ls from, 69, 296-99, 300-301; mentioned, 178, 225, 442. See also Commissary Department
  • Northwest: strategy, 145, 211; support for CSA, 10
  • Northwestern Railroad, 275
  • nullification: Davis on, 19, 42

O

  • O'Brien, William S., 378
  • Occoquan, Va., 368
  • Occoquan River, Va., 187, 423
  • O'Conor, Charles, 65
  • Ocracoke Inlet, N.C., defenses, 123, 134
  • Ohio: invasion suggested, 171, 271; support for CSA, 10
  • Ohio River, 277, 286, 357
  • Ohio troops: L from prisoners, 327
  • Oldham, Williamson S., 52, 79
  • Olney, George W., Jr., 68
  • Opelika, Ala.: Davis speaks at, xl, 44
  • Orange & Alexandria Railroad, 235, 296, 299, 323, 347-48, 390
  • Ordnance: appropriations, 69; chemical manufactures, 432- 33; estimates, 153, 266; Harpers Ferry machinery, 227-28; inventions, 260; manufacture, 282; at Pensacola, 371; shortage, 117. See also artillery; munitions
  • Ormond, James, 127
  • Orr, James L.: L from, 181; mentioned, 27, 216
  • Osborne, N.: L from, 230
  • Otey, Kirkwood: L from, 57
  • Owen, Robert D. (sketch, 2:397): L to, 457
  • Owen, Robert L.: L from, 408

 

  • Pacific, Department of the (U.S.), 129, 330
  •  Pacific Railroad: Davis on, 6; mentioned, 13
  • Paducah, Ky., 328, 333, 341, 343
  • Palmer, William R., 127
  • Palmerston, Henry J. T., 106, 377, 452
  • Palmetto, Ga.: Davis speaks at, xl
  • Palmetto State, CSS, 73
  • Palmyra plantation, 176
  • Pamlico Sound, 93
  • Paris, Comte de, 377
  • Paris, Texas: L from citizens, 163
  • Paris Constitutionnel, 257
  • Paris Journal des Debats: on Davis, 421
  • Paris Patrie, 257, 452
  • Paris Pays, 257
  • Park, John: L from, 388
  • Parramore, J. S.: L from, 337
  • Paso Cavallo, Texas, defenses, 107, 198
  • Pass Christian, Miss., 172
  • Patent Bureau, 142
  • Patrick Henry, CSS, 252
  • Patterson, Robert (sketch, 213): operations, 212-13, 225, 232, 239, 257, 264; relieved, 225; strategy against, 253, 390, 426; strength of army, 214, 384, 406, 407
  • Patterson, T. M.: L from, 343
  • Paulding Clarion, 310
  • Pawnee, USS, 100
  • Payne, Aleck (slave) (ident., 4), 3
  • Payne, Jacob U. (sketch, 1:452): Ls from, 173, 175, 181, 379
  • Payne, M. U., 380
  • Peabody, George (sketch, 112), 110
  • Pea Ridge, Ark., Battle of, 295, 306
  • Peck, William R. (ident., 5)
  • Pegram, John, 240, 245, 270
  • Pelham, John: L from, 63
  • Pember, Thomas: L from, 236
  • Pemberton, John C.: assignment, 144, 429, 432; J. E. Johnston requests, 243; mentioned, 323, 430
  • Pender, Josiah S., 103
  • Pendleton, Alexander S., 240
  • Pendleton, William N. (sketch, 240): Davis and J. E. Johnston on, 239, 240; L from, 163; mentioned, 387
  • Peninsular campaign, 73, 97
  • penitentiaries: manufacture war supplies, 145-46; use of prisoners, 141-42, 319
  • Pennsylvania: support for CSA, 10, 59; U.S. troops in, 150
  • Pennsylvania troops, 118, 213
  • Pensacola, Fla.: conditions, 229, 302-303, 357; Davis visits, 170, 229, 348; defenses, 71, 85, 94, 136, 439; evacuation, 122; munitions, 371, 372; navy yard, 72, 176; signal system, 355; strategy, 175; threatened, 24, 121; troops sent to, 319, 342, 345; troops sent to Va., 182-83, 342, 353; U.S. prisoners at, 357; mentioned, 198. See also Fort Pickens
  • Perkins, John (sketch, 6:5), 3, 56, 195
  • Perry, Enoch Wood: paints Davis' portrait, 186
  • Perry, Madison S.: criticized, 366, 382; Ls to, 15, 57; Ls from, 94, 143, 167; mentioned, 64
  • Perry, USS, 207-208
  • Perry County, Ala., conditions, 164-65
  • Perryville, Ky., Battle of, 447
  • Peters, J. Montgomery: Ls from, 211, 286-87
  • Petersburg, Va.: Davis visits, 183; mentioned, 240, 250
  • Petrel (CSA), captured, 296
  • Pettigrew, James J., 156
  • Pettus, John J. (sketch, 2:96): commissions Davis, 27; criticized, 348; Davis praises, 38; reelection campaign, 348; secession, 14, 15; troop call-up, 98, 144; weapons procurement, 383; Ls to, 5, 8, 15, 38, 313, 342, 345, 439; Ls from, 36, 145, 171, 202, 269, 276, 308-309, 327, 348, 383, 425, 438; Es by, 104, 354; mentioned, 154, 158, 172, 341, 439
  • Phelan, James (sketch, 5:38): Ls from, 177-78, 310; mentioned, 166
  • Phelan, John D.: Ls from, 334, 457
  • Phifer, Charles W. (sketch, 446), 445
  • Philadelphia, Pa.: martial spirit, 137-38
  • Philippi, Va., Battle of, 196
  • Phillips, Barnet, 296
  • Phillips, Seborn M. (sketch, 205), 204
  • Phillips, William (sketch, 194): appointment, 242, 244; introduced, 287; L from, 285
  • Phillips' Brigade/Legion. See Georgia troops
  • Pickens, Francis W. (sketch, 13): Fort Sumter crisis, 7, 8, 10, 15, 17, 24, 55, 57-58, 63, 66, 70-71, 74, 88, 100; relations with Va., 108; Ls to, 8, 10, 15-17, 55, 57-58, 59, 66, 74, 102, 108, 109, 113, 156, 181, 432; Ls from, 8, 23-26, 60, 63, 70-72, 99, 101, 103, 104-106, 109, 116, 148, 156, 166, 173, 181, 216, 236, 241, 244, 280, 387, 408, 411, 427-28; mentioned, 13, 40, 59, 155
  • Pickens, Lucy H., 74
  • Pickett, Edward, Jr. (sketch, 403), 402
  • Pickett, John T. (sketch, 6:266): agent to Mexico, 75-76; L from, 169
  • Picton, James: L to, 272
  • Picton, John M. W.: Davis on, 272
  • Picton, Thomas: Davis on, 272
  • Piedmont Railroad Company, 420
  • Pierce, Franklin (sketch, 4:272): L to, 17-18; mentioned, v, 78, 137, 378, 400, 456
  • Pierce, Jane A. (sketch, 6:133), 18
  • Pigs Point, Va., 339
  • Pike, Albert (sketch, 268): negotiates with Indians, 267- 69; report and treaties, 438, 439
  • Pike, William S., 342
  • Pillow, Gideon J. (sketch, 257): appointment, 240, 241; at Belmont, 402; captures Hickman, Ky., 325, 328; criticized, 74, 183, 221, 256, 291-293, 309, 320; Memphis commander, 169, 202, 257, 293, 329; Mo. operations, 291-293; praised, 221, 241, 293; Ls from, 168, 197, 210, 411; mentioned, 318, 351, 403, 435
  • Pine, Charles N.: L from, 107
  • Pius IX, 112
  • Planters' Bank, Savannah, 217
  • Planters' Convention, 192
  • Pleasant Valley, Va., 390
  • Pocahontas County, Va., 196
  • Poindexter, George, 69
  • Point Pleasant, Va., 210
  • Polk, James K. (sketch, 2:93), 257, 403
  • Polk, Leonidas (sketch, 174): assignments, 195, 318, 319; criticized, 320, 330; Davis on, 330, 405, 411; injured, 411; Ky. campaign, 325-28, 330, 336, 342-43, 345; meets with Davis, xli; on Davis, 174, 258; Mo. operations, 223, 283, 292-93, 329; requests artillery, 309, 345; resignation, 398, 410-11, 433, 437; Ls to, 174, 195, 318, 327, 339, 341, 405, 410, 444; Ls from, 167, 230-31, 263, 278, 312-13, 325-26, 328, 336, 337, 339, 341, 343, 345, 393, 394, 398, 402, 433, 437, 444; mentioned, 249, 351
  • Polk, Trusten, 6
  • Polk, William H., 249
  • Pollard, Charles T., 436
  • Pollard, Edward A., 286
  • pony express, 244, 269, 344, 346
  • Pope, John, 101
  • Porter, Benjamin F.: L to, 168
  • Porter, James D.: L from, 397
  • Porterfield, George A., 196
  • Porterfield, William (sketch, 2:64), 34
  • Port Hudson, La., Battle of, 404
  • Port Royal, S.C.: captured, 73, 410, 420-21, 437, 439; defenses, 423; threatened, 426
  • Portsmouth, Va., 169
  • Post Office Department: communication with Europe, 319; counterfeiting, 431; Davis on, 414-15; estimates, 69, 143, 168, 301; expenses, 309; franking, 143, 431; organization, 51, 62, 142, 143, 309; railroads and, 143, 270, 319, 414, 431; reports on, 143, 431
  • Potomac, Division of the (U.S.), 265
  • Potomac River: bridge burned, 201; CSA plans to cross, 203, 286-87, 391, 428; defenses, 131-32, 138, 423-24; U.S. troops cross, 256-57, 358, 423
  • Powell, William L.: L from, 347
  • Powell's Run, Va., 349
  • Pratt, Thomas G. (sketch, 4:116), 149
  • presidential campaigns: (1856), Davis as candidate, 156; (1860), Davis as candidate, 23, Davis on, 14, discussed, 169
  • Preston, John S. (sketch, 392): confers with Davis, 386, 389, 401; criticized, 310; L from, 430; mentioned, 169, 412
  • Preston, William (sketch, 448): Davis meets with, xli, xliii; L from, 445-46; mentioned, 448, 453
  • Price, James: L from, 244
  • Price, Samuel: L from, 252
  • Price, Sterling (sketch, 189): assignment, 433-34, 436, 437; Davis on, 190, 295, 433-34, 437, 442; feud with B. McCulloch, 379, 435; health, 220; Mo. operations, 285, 295, 379, 436, 449, politics, 188-89, 191; recommended, 319, 356, 449; L to, 442; Ls from, 408, 441; mentioned, 206
  • Price, William M., 295
  • Prime, Frederick E. (sketch, 132), 131
  • prisoners: at Belmont, 402; Davis on, 221-22, 253, 261, 417; exchanges, 442; executions, 301, 308, 412; retaliation, 286, 292, 296; from Savannah, 207-208, 221-22, 253; treatment, 261, 286, 296, 301, 310, 327; L from, 327; mentioned, 347
  • Pritchard, William H.: L from, 78
  • privateering, 134, 421
  • Prosser, Thomas: L from, 102
  • Pryor, Richard S.: L from, 309
  • Pryor, Roger A.: L from, 127; mentioned, 116
  • public printing, 143, 430
  • Pugh, George E. (sketch, 6:178): Davis on, 9
  • Pushmatahaw, Johnson, 435-36
  • Putnam, Benjamin A.: L from, 64

Q 

  • Quartermaster's Department: appropriations, 326; clothing, 145-46, 201, 266; criticized, 276, 371, 387; depot site, 192; estimates, 153, 266; goods from Europe, 352; organization, 162, 432; slave laborers, 425; supplies at Pensacola, 96
  • Quattlebaum, Paul J.: confers with Davis, xlii
  • Quintero, Jose A., 77
  • Quitman, John A. (sketch, 2:106): 176, 277, 306, 324, 372

R

  • Rady, G. W., 368
  • Ragsdale, J. N.: L from, 217
  • railroads: Ala., 354, 430, 436, 439, 442; construction, 415-16, 430, 436; convention of officials, 441-42; criticized, 237, 270, 325; Davis meets with leaders, xliii; Davis on, 279, 415-16, 441-42; East Tenn., 233, 410; exemptions for workers, 202, 347; Fla., 366, 436; Ga., 430, 436, 439; iron for, 430, 431- 32; Ky., 442; La., 319, 332; mail and, 143, 270, 319, 414, 431; at Manassas, 235, 296-98, 300, 302, 344, 346, 347-48; Md., 150; Miss., 28, 430, 439, 442; N.C., 216, 415-16, 430, 442; Texas, 163, 319; Va., 191, 199, 216, 232, 249, 250, 270, 284, 352, 357, 365, 387, 390, 392, 393, 408, 412, 416, 424, 433, 442, 444. See also specific lines and states
  • Rains, Gabriel J. (sketch, 1:356): Davis recommends, 346
  • Raleigh, N.C., 124
  • Raleigh Confederate, 126
  • Raleigh Register, 127
  • Ramsey, J. G. M.: Ls from, 393, 397, 437
  • Ramsey, John C., 399
  • Randal, Horace (sketch, 6:113): assignment, 373, 381, 382, 422, 432; recommended, 68, 355, 357
  • Randolph, George W., 347
  • Randolph, Tenn., defenses, 108
  • Ransom, James L.: Ls from, 350, 357-58
  • Ransom, Robert: Ls from, 16, 40; mentioned, 216
  • Rappahannock River, 198, 405, 411
  • Ravenswood, Va., 210
  • Read, John R.: L from, 289
  • Reagan, John H. (sketch, 420): appointed postmaster general, 56, 67, 142; Davis praises, 414; reports by, 62, 143, 431; Ls from, 69, 143, 168, 301, 309, 431
  • reconstruction (reunion): Davis on, 45, 48, 49, 65, 84, 355, 416; proposed, 103, 118, 134; opposed, 3, 51, 230
  • Rector, Henry M.: Ls from, 79, 208, 211, 432; mentioned, 81, 308
  • Red River Baptist Association, 361
  • Reed, William B., 288, 296
  • Reid, Samuel G.: L from, 354
  • Reneau, Nathaniel S.: L from, 102
  • Republican party: Davis on, 6, 65, 142; financial program, 327; and A. Lincoln, 89, 445; and Mexican affairs, 75; opposes peace convention, 36; opposition to, 10; and W. H. Seward, 60
  • repudiation: Davis and, 112; foreign recognition and, 81, 82, 110, 134
  • Reuter, Paul J. (sketch, 396), 395-96
  • Revenue Coast Guard, 109
  • Reynolds, Alexander W., 447
  • Reynolds, Joseph J., 344
  • Reynolds, Thomas C. (sketch, 190): commission for, 292, 319; confers with Davis, xli, 290, 294; Davis on, 191; on Mo. affairs, 189, 285, 289-93; relations with Davis, 295, C. F. Jackson, 291; Ls to, cited, 294; Ls from, 188-89, 191, 211, 289- 93
  • Rhett, Alfred M., 152
  • Rhett, Robert Barnwell, Jr. (sketch, 6:370): presidential candidate, 37; L from, 36; mentioned, 45-46, 52, 56
  • Rhett, Robert Barnwell, Sr. (sketch, 2:323), 306
  • Rhett, Thomas G. (sketch, 306), 107, 243, 305, 347
  • Rhode Island troops, 212
  • Rhodes, Rufus R., 348
  • Rice, Benjamin H.: L from, 310
  • Rice, Wilson: L from, 430
  • Richardson, H. G.: L from, 231
  • Richardson, William H. (sketch, 1:25): L from, 202
  • Richmond, David: L from, 40
  • Richmond, Lawrence B.: L from, 109
  • Richmond, Va.: capital of CSA, xl, 127, 161, 169, 177, 253, 397; conditions, 131, 382; Davis hosts receptions, xli, xlii, xliii, speaks at, 181, 182, 183-85, 220, 244-45, 261-63, 281-82, travels to, 177, 183; Davises move to, 183, 202; defenses, 115-16, 147, 197, 198, 235, 252-53, 269, 305, 339; rail service, 250, 357, 365; reaction to Fort Sumter, 103; support for Davis, 159-60; threatened, 160, 179, 198, 239, 334; White House, xliii, 203, 424; mentioned, 202, 299, 364
  • Richmond & Danville Railroad, 420
  • Richmond & Petersburg Railroad, 250
  • Richmond Armory: arms manufacture, 266; CSA uses, 221, 238; inventory, 132; superintendent, 228
  • Richmond Dispatch: on Davis, 160, 394, A. Lincoln, 120; mentioned, 147
  • Richmond Enquirer: CSA patronage, 114; criticizes Davis, 394, R. E. Lee, 346; mentioned, 183, 263
  • Richmond Examiner: CSA patronage, 114; criticizes administration, 300, 310, 394; on Davis, 161, 394, H. R. Jackson, 350; mentioned, 357
  • Richmond Whig: criticizes Davis, 394; mentioned, 186, 380, 399
  • Richmond, Department of, 265
  • Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad, 216, 250
  • Rich Mountain, Va.: Battle of, 243, 270; mentioned, 232
  • Ridley, E. B.: L from, 217
  • Riley, Bennet (sketch, 2:602): L to, 455
  • Ringgold, Ga.: Davis speaks at, xl, 44
  • Ripley, James W., 428
  • Ripley, Roswell S. (sketch, 428): conflict with T. F. Drayton, 427; Davis on, 429; praised, 166, 427
  • Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, 307, 425
  • Rives, William C., 152
  • Roach, James (sketch, 2:676), 37
  • Roach, Mahala E.: L to, 133
  • Roane, Archibald, 74
  • Roanoke Island, N.C., 119, 441
  • Roberts, Benson W., 344
  • Roberts, Hiram A. G.: L from, 148
  • Robertson, Felix W.: L from, 145
  • Rockbridge County, Va., 348
  • Roebuck, John A., 308
  • Rogan, James W.: Ls from, 218-19, 348-39
  • Rogers, James H., 91
  • Rogers, William P. (sketch, 3:46): Ls from, 94, 102
  • Rogersville, Tenn., 348
  • Roman, Andre B.: commissioner to Washington, 53, 87, 88, 91; L from, 342
  • Rome Arsenal, 344
  • Romero, Matias (sketch, 77), 75, 78
  • Romney, Va., 354, 444
  • Rose, Victor M.: L to, cited, 295
  • Rosecrans, William S.: offensive recommended, 253; operations, 301, 341, 346, 347, 444
  • Ross, John, 268
  • Ross, Reuben, 172
  • Ross, Reuben R.: L from, 272
  • Ross, Samuel N.: L from, 382
  • Rosser, Thomas L.: L from, 63
  • Rost, Pierre A. (sketch, 257): in France, 255-56, 396, 443; Ls from, 255-56, 443; mentioned, 111, 308, 452
  • Rothschild, ----, 195
  • Rousseau, Lovell H. (sketch, 447), 445
  • Ruckman, John H.: Ls from, 196, 270
  • Ruffin, Edmund: Davis praises, 116; L to, 116; Ls from, 168, 214
  • Ruffin, Thomas: Davis confers with, 279; L from, 224
  • Ruggles, Daniel (sketch, 198): criticized, 386; praised, 357; in Va., 180, 197; mentioned, 129
  • Ruggles, Edward S. (sketch, 129), 128-29
  • Rush, H.: L from, 394
  • Russell, Daniel R. (sketch, 3:39), 172, 284
  • Russell, Lord John (sketch, 106): CSA commissioners and, 111, 449-50; recognition of CSA, 104-105; mentioned, 453
  • Russell, M. C., 154
  • Russell, Robert M. (sketch, 403), 402
  • Russell, William H. (sketch, 154): interviews Davis, 153- 54; tours South, 256; visits Washington, 91
  • Russell County, Va.: L from citizens, 253
  • Rust, Albert, 175 

S 

  • Sabine, USS, 97, 183
  • Sabine River, defenses, 198
  • St. Helena Sound, S.C., defenses, 71
  • St. Joseph, Mo., 152
  • St. Louis, Mo.: massacre, 188; support for CSA, 82; trade embargo, 109, 133; mentioned, 357, 420
  • St. Louis Arsenal, 107, 109, 117, 189
  • Salle, George F.: L from, 179
  • salt: scarcity, 299, 442; Va. saltworks, 253, 284, 287, 444
  • saltpeter: Davis on, 253, 254; needed in New Orleans, 362, 386; price and production, 254, 278, 362; supply in Ga., 253, 254, 260, 261
  • Salvor (CSA), 382
  • San Antonio, Texas, 163, 394
  • Sanders, George N., 126
  • Sanders, William H.: Davis introduces, 457
  • Sanders, William P. (sketch, 5:132): L from, 5
  • Sanderson, David D. (ident., 315): L from, 314-15
  • Sandersville, Ga.: L from citizens, 354
  • Sandt, Leon de: L from, 81
  • Sangster's Cross Roads, Va., 322
  • San Jacinto, USS, 421, 452
  • Santa Rosa Island, Fla.: attack by CSA, 85-86, 95-96, 356, 357, 361, 382. See also Fort Pickens
  • Santo Domingo: Davis on, 9
  • Saratoga, USS, 178, 193
  • Saunders, Romulus M. (sketch, 3:139): L from, 101
  • Saunders, W. L.: L to, cited, 127
  • Savannah, Ga.: defenses, 136, 344; munitions, 344, 345, 429; railroads, 430, 439; telegraph, 107; threatened, 356, 410, 428; U.S. ships seized, 42
  • Savannah (CSA): captured, 207-208; Davis on, 221-22, 253; described, 223
  • Savannah River, 58, 410
  • Schaller, Frank, 444
  • Schurz, Carl (sketch, 120), 118
  • Schuylkill Arsenal, 145
  • Scott, William P.: Davis on, 100; L from, 100
  • Scott, Winfield (sketch, 1:107): Anaconda plan, 135; capture planned, 102; Forts Pickens and Sumter, 7, 87, 100, 229- 30; health, 217, 356; in Mexican War, 119, 249; Savannah case, 223, 233; strategy, 135, 229-30, 270, 286, 382; Washington defenses, 217, 218; mentioned, 63, 135, 168, 179
  • Scott County, Va.: L from citizens, 260
  • Scrivener, Thomas: Davis on, 456
  • Scruggs, Phineas T.: Ls from, 121, 183
  • Seals, Bowman: L from, 82
  • Sebastopol, 153, 166
  • secession: Ala., 13, 166; Ark., 50, 52, 101, 144; border states, 25, 27, 42, 52, 53, 60, 120; Choctaw and Chickasaw, 236; constitutional provision, 69; Davis and, vi, 5, 6, 9, 10-12, 42, 142; Del., 25; effects, 102, 120, 177; Fla., 13; Ga., 13; Ky., 25, 50-51, 116, 118, 196; La., 3, 13; Md., 10, 25, 83, 91, 98, 105-106, 117, 118, 121, 149-51, 178, 387; Mass., 21; Miss., 5-8, 13-17, 19, 28; Mo., 25, 103, 107, 117, 152, 173, 191, 210, 219, 289, 356, 429; N.C., 50, 101, 127, 133-34, 167, 172; Senate debate on, 5-10; S.C., 13, 26; Tenn., 23, 25, 50, 163, 171, 208, 210, 253, 282, 285; Texas, 13, 50, 68; Va., 6, 7, 25, 39, 50, 59, 60, 68, 81, 83, 91, 101, 105, 108, 113, 118, 130, 160-61, 179, 181, 253, 285
  • Secessionville, S.C., Battle of, 215
  • Secret Service Bureau, 214
  • Seddon, James A. (sketch, 115), 114-15
  • Sehorn, A. O. H. P.: L from, 179
  • Selma, Ala., railroad, 430, 439, 442
  • Seminole: support for CSA, 267-68; treaty with, 268, 438
  • Seminole wars (Fla.), 61, 198, 213, 214, 265, 403
  • Semmes, Paul J., 206
  • Semmes, Raphael: arms procurement, 56-57, 67; L to, 56-57
  • Sepoy Mutiny: Davis on, 153
  • Sequestration Act, 295, 442
  • Sessums, Solomon D.: L from, 435
  • Seven Pines, Va., Battle of, 119, 306, 325
  • Seward, William H. (sketch, 4:46): cabinet appointment, 60, 118; coercion resolution, 90; Davis and, 8, 102; Forts Pickens and Sumter, 87, 102; fugitive slave cases, 141; A. Lincoln and, 60, 81, 137; negotiations with, 53, 88, 102, 118, 143, 153; on Davis, 153, A. Lincoln, 137; supports peace convention, 36; Trent affair, 449, 454; mentioned, 83, 106, 148, 375, 421, 453
  • Sewell Mountain, Va., 344, 346, 347
  • Shannon (British), 451, 453
  • Sharpsburg, Md., Battle of, 213
  • Sheffey, James W.: L from, 284
  • Sheldon, John P.: L from, 67
  • Shenandoah County, Va., volunteers, 281
  • Shenandoah River, 358
  • Shenandoah Valley, Va.: CSA forces in, 242, 273-74, 339, 365, 385, 405, 406, 424, 426; U.S. forces in, 233, 257; mentioned, 209, 213. See also Virginia
  • Sherman, William T., 135, 194, 257, 425
  • Shiloh, Tenn., Battle of, 129, 198, 372, 403, 404, 447, 448
  • Ship Island, Miss., defenses, 148, 172, 178, (Davis), 348
  • Shocco Springs, N.C., 435
  • Shorter, John Gill, 220
  • Signal Corps, 214, 286
  • Simmons, James N.: L from, 192-93
  • Simms, Charles C., 116
  • Simons, R. T.: L from, 349
  • Singleton, Otho R.: withdraws from Congress, 15; L with, 8
  • Skeen, William: L from, 301
  • Skipwith, William N., 344
  • Skullyville, Indian Territory, 267-68
  • Slaughter, Charles D.: Ls from, 198, 252-53, 270
  • Slaughter, James E. (sketch, 304)
  • slavery: abolition, 352, 378; Davis on, 21, 63, 84, 142, 419; emancipation, 40, 378, 445; Indians and, 104; opposition in Ala., 164, Great Britain, 154, 395, New York City, 10, Ill., 59; slave trade bill, 63; threatened, 64, 121, 284; U.S. policy, 5, 13, 445-46
  • slaves: Ala., 164; in army, 148, 168, 250, 278, 425; compared to free blacks, 169, to northern laborers, 69; Fla., 143; fugitives, 14-15, 21; Ga., 326; importation, 9-10; insurrection feared, 9, 123, 134, 148, 171, 175, 281, 448, provoked by U.S., 21, 217, 417; offered to CSA, 168; S.C., 420- 21; Va., 237, 281, 307-308, 425. See also blacks
  • Slidell, John (sketch, 5:7): mission to Europe, 308, 396, 425, 451; Trent affair, 417, 430, 443, 449, 454; L with, 10-12; L from, 122; mentioned, 60, 158
  • Sloan, John B. E. (sketch, 235), 234
  • Smedes, William C. (sketch, 5:71): L from, 233
  • Smith, ----: meets with Davis, xliii
  • Smith, A. C.: L from, 279
  • Smith, Anne M.: L from, 307
  • Smith, Austin E., 281
  • Smith, Charles F., 341
  • Smith, Charles H.: L from, 442
  • Smith, Cotesworth P., 42
  • Smith, Edmund Kirby: assignments, 243, 307; Davis and, 64; offers services, 64, 94; recommended, 364, 365; wounded, 275; L from, 64; mentioned, 323, 372, 448
  • Smith, Frances K.: L from, 94
  • Smith, Francis H., 152, 344, 448
  • Smith, Gustavus W. (sketch, 306): assignment, 307; confers with Davis, 306, 352, 360; correspondence, 405, 411; Davis and, 57, 324, 382; health, 324; offers services, 323-24; on army organization, 357; recommended, 202, 287-88, 305, 340, 342, 343; staff, 265, 275, 355, 357, 373, 381, 382; Ls to, 355-56, 373, 382, 405, 422, 432; Ls from, 323-24, 350, 355, 357, 381, 411, 432; mentioned, 306, 324, 365
  • Smith, James: L from, 169
  • Smith, James A., 444
  • Smith, Joseph Davis (nephew) (sketch, 1:280): Davis introduces, 346
  • Smith, Martin L. (sketch, 363): at New Orleans, 349, 362; recommended, 66; L from, 202; mentioned, 323
  • Smith, Persifor F. (sketch, 5:74), 307
  • Smith, Preston (sketch, 403), 402
  • Smith, Richard M.: L from, 159
  • Smith, Robert A., 205, 437
  • Smith, Robert H.: L from, 102-103
  • Smith, William (telegrapher): Ls from, 182, 183, 192, 197, 202, 207, 208, 217, 220
  • Smith, William (governor), 281
  • Smith, William D. (sketch, 215), 207, 215, 316
  • Smithers, H. S., 368
  • Smithville, N.C., 382
  • Snapp, Philip B.: L from, 287
  • Snead, Thomas L.: confers with Davis, 434; Davis on, 295; L to, 373; L from, 381
  • Sneed, John L. T., 249
  • Snickersville Gap, Va., 390
  • Soule, Pierre, 450
  • South: interest in Cuba, 65; military background, 154, preparations, 117, 153; novel about, 69; politicians criticized, 64; support in North, 5, 14, 137; Supreme Court and, 139
  • South, University of the, 228
  • South Carolina: coercion of, 52, 61; commander, 171, 429; congressmen criticized, 310; Davis' election, 37, 65; Davis on, 6-12, 17, 19-20, 74, 84, 142, 245, plans to visit, 70; defenses, 58, 71-72, 169, 171, 173, 196, 252, 341, 342, 397, 409, 425, 427- 28; Executive Council, 72, 386; legislative resolution, 432; martial law, 144; munitions, 57, 59, 202, 253, 428, 432, sent to other states, 103, 108, 216, 408, 428; nullification, 19-20; relations with CSA, 63, 136, 439, Ga., 24, U.S., 6-12, 17; secession, 13, 26, from CSA, 53; support from southern states, 11; threatened, 408, 427-28; mentioned, 145, 386, 421
  • South Carolina troops: Columbia Flying Artillery, 72, 74; 1st Artillery, 152, 210; Hampton's Legion, 113, 156, 245, 249, 251, 381, 423, 425; 1st Infantry, 26, 71, 73; 2d Infantry, 251; 3d Infantry, 202, 251; 4th Infantry, 202, 234; 7th Infantry, 217, 251; 8th Infantry, 251; Orr's Rifles, 216; S.C. Brigade, 358, 368; "Tramp Brigade," 428; 23d Volunteers, 73; arms, 202, 216; artillery, 108, 244; cavalry, 166, 241, 244; commanders, 107, 119; Davis praises, 102; deployment, 103; Engineers, 196; estimates, 66; at Manassas, 251; navy, 70; organization, 358, 368; recruiting, 26; strength, 67, 71, 73, 99, 103; transferred to CSA, 70, 196; in Va., 109, 113, 116, 148, 156, 181, 201, 202, 217, 244; volunteers, 7, 156, 206, 412, 430, (twelve-month), 71, 181
  • South Carolina, University of, 288
  • Southern Historical Association (1869), 307
  • Southern Railroad, 41, 233
  • Southern Review, 162
  • South Side Railroad, 202
  • Spain: covets Mexico, 388; recognition of CSA, 388, 443; relations with CSA, 257, 345, 376
  • Sparke, William H. (sketch, 2:39), 34, 79
  • Spencer, Davis A. (ident., 53), 43, 51
  • spies: Kan., 167; Md., 444; New York City, 28, 129, 156; organization, 212; U.S., 212, 214, 243, 278, 307; Washington, 156, 218, 242, 356, 365, 382; West, 284
  • Spotswood Hotel: Davis speaks at, 181, 263, stays at, 183; mentioned, 205, 405
  • Sprague, James K., 208, 211
  • Springfield, Mo., 219, 379. See also Wilson's Creek, Mo.
  • Stamps, Isaac Davis (nephew) (sketch, 5:135): L from, 217; mentioned, 207
  • Stanton, Benjamin, 52
  • Stanton, Frederick P., 218
  • Stanton, Sidney S.: L from, 354
  • Stanton, W. H.: L from, 333
  • Staples, Waller R. (sketch, 209), 152, 209, 213
  • Stapp, Darwin M.: L from, 107
  • Star of the West (U.S.), 7-9, 17, 82, 110
  • Starke, William E. (sketch, 5:21): L from, 103; mentioned, 183, 250
  • State Department: applicants, 68, 82-83; communication with Europe, 313, 334, 396, 411; criticized, 399; reports, 142, 143
  • state rights: Davis on, 5, 9, 14, 19, 22, 44-45, 47, 58, 84, 142, 181, 184, 193, 196, 203; mentioned, vii, 107, 437
  • Staunton, Va., 244, 245, 269, 270
  • Steinberg, Baron ----, 102
  • Stephens, Alexander B.: L from, 206
  • Stephens, Alexander H. (sketch, 4:50): commissioner to Va., 109, 127, 128, 142, 143; elected vice-president, 37, 65, 397; plot against, 159; presidential candidate, 37; views requested, 387; Ls from, 116, 121, 127, 287; mentioned, 45, 121, 213, 279, 317
  • Steuart, George H. (sketch, 6:113), 264, 265
  • Stevens, Walter H. (sketch, 97): L from, 198; mentioned, 95, 320
  • Stevenson, John A.: L from, 173
  • Stevenson, Ala.: Davis speaks at, 42
  • Stice, H. M.: L from, 343
  • Stoess, Margaret Howell (sister-in-law) (sketch, 2:248), 254, 272
  • Stone, Charles P. (sketch, 227), 133, 226
  • Stone, Warren, 351
  • Stone Bridge (Bull Run): CSA position, 368; U.S. retreat, 234-35
  • Stone Wharf, Va., 147
  • Stono, CSS, 73
  • Stono River, S.C., 71, 408, 427
  • Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 111
  • Strasburg, Va.: L from citizens, 329
  • Straughan, Samuel L.: L from, 307
  • Street, Thomas: L from, 411
  • Stringfellow, Franklin: L to, cited, 29
  • Stringham, Silas H. (sketch, 93), 92
  • Striplin, William R.: L from, 141-42
  • Stuart, Charles E. L., 422
  • Stuart, J. E. B. (sketch, 243): offers services, 14; praised, 280, 338; recommended, 339; reports by, 242, 338; Ls from, 14, 208; mentioned, 273, 275, 431
  • Sturgis, Russell, 112
  • subsistence. See Commissary Department
  • Suffolk, Va., Battle of, 424
  • Sullivan's Island, S.C., 7
  • Summersville, Va., 280, 310
  • Sumner, Edwin V. (sketch, 1:294), 129
  • Sumter, CSS, 252
  • Sunflower County, Miss., volunteers, 171
  • Supply, USS, 96-97
  • Susquehanna River, 203
  • Sutton, Edward: L from, 230
  • Swan, William G.: confers with Davis, 237; Ls from, 237, 437
  • Sweetwater, Tenn., Battle of, 215
  • Switzerland: cotton supply, 375
  • Syme, William H.: Ls from, 345-46, 347

T

  • Talbot, Theodore, 8
  • Talcorn, Joseph, 345
  • Talcott, ----, 91
  • Taliaferro, William B., 109
  • Taney, Roger B. (sketch, 2:137): Davis on, 203; mentioned, 141, 420
  • Tappan, James C. (sketch, 402), 402
  • Tarpley, Collin S. (sketch, 5:16): Davis visits, 41
  • Tate, Samuel: L from, 168; mentioned, 169, 309
  • Tattnall, Josiah, 252, 348
  • Taylor, E. R.: L from, 382
  • Taylor, J. G.: L from, 286
  • Taylor, John L. (sketch, 5:57): L from, 144
  • Taylor, John M., 16
  • Taylor, Joseph P. (sketch, 3:293), 16
  • Taylor, Richard (sketch, 1:408), 183, 230, 236, 253
  • Taylor, Spencer W.: L from, 206
  • Taylor, Thomas H.: Davis' emissary, 223, 233; L from, 233
  • Taylor, Ward, Sr.: L from, 266
  • Taylor, Zachary (sketch, 1:250): Davis praises, 359; in Mexican War, 190, 232, 295, 455; L from, 455
  • Teas, John S.: L from, 84
  • telegraph: construction, 270, 431, 438; reliability questioned, 4, 92, 236; secrecy of, 107
  • Temple, Burwell: L from, 326
  • Tennessee: Davis on, 9, 54, 242, 245-48; defenses, 135, 169, 339, 347; elections, 248, 283; legislative resolution, 270; military appointments, 241-42, 245-47; munitions needed, 127, 158, 168, 169, 182, 191, 196, 197, 320, 343, 345, 354, 380, 411, 428, 448, production, 347; politics, 241-42, 245-46; ratifies Constitution, 282; secession, 23, 25, 50, 163, 171, 208, 210, 253, 282, 285; support for CSA, 9-10, 74, 104, 108, 110, 206, 283; threatened, 135, 217, 248, 342; troop call-up, 357; unionism, 54, 167, 241, 250, 388, 397; L from military board, 333; mentioned, 145, 164, 342. See also East Tennessee
  • Tennessee River, 347, 437, 448
  • Tennessee troops: 3d Cavalry, 243; 15th Cavalry, 403; 2d Infantry, 402, 3d Infantry, 209, 404; 7th Infantry, 270; 12th Infantry, 402; 14th Infantry, 270; 15th Infantry, 402; 21st Infantry, 402; 30th Infantry, 241; 43d Infantry, 373; 49th Infantry, 448; 154th (Senior) Infantry, 402; Old Hickory Legion, 388; Davis praises, 182; in Ky., 310, 333; in Miss., 206; Mississippians in, 231; organization, 320; recruiting, 210; strength, 191, 241; in Tenn., 218, 241, 248, 250, 357; transferred to CSA, 210, 219, 247; in Va., 212, 219, 242, 250, 255, 258; volunteers, 121, 127, 163, 211, 247, 333, 357, 388, 393, 397, 411, (twelve-month), 241, 347
  • Terrebonne Parish, La., 277
  • Terrell, William, 196
  • Terrill, William H., 270
  • Terry, Benjamin F. (sketch, 447): meets with Davis, xli; mentioned, 219, 445
  • Texas: coastal defenses, 107, 136, 198, 200-201, 283; and CSA, 82, 91, 201, 425; and Mexico, 91, 141, 362; munitions imported, 172, 236, 443, needed, 104, 141, 158, 163, 198; railroads, 163, 319; secession, 13, 50, 68; support for CSA, 171, 230; threatened, 87, 91, 163, 347; U.S. troops in, 59, 81, 92, 172, 295
  • Texas, Department of, 283
  • Texas Military Institute, 67
  • Texas Rangers, 171, 295, 380
  • Texas troops: 3d Cavalry, 267; 8th Cavalry, 447; 1st Infantry, 435; Terry's Texas Rangers, 219, 447; in Indian territory, 267; in Mo., 308; organization, 85; recruiting, 82, 143; state troops, 295; volunteers, 67, 91, 141, 163
  • Theodora (CSA), 396
  • Thomas, Francis J. (sketch, 209), 209, 213, 226, 275
  • Thomas, George H. (sketch, 213), 212
  • Thomas, Lorenzo, 99
  • Thomas, Philip F. (sketch, 151), 149
  • Thompson, Jacob (sketch, 2:101): L to, 3; Ls from, 5, 329-30; mentioned, 323
  • Thompson, M. Jeff (sketch, 294): confers with Davis, 294; Mo. operations, 290, 293, 449; organizes volunteers, 103, 152, 220; Ls from, 103, 152, 219-20
  • Thomson, William H.: L from, 354
  • Thornton, William A. (sketch, 1:63): L from, 5
  • Thouvenel, Edouard A. (sketch, 452), 449
  • Tibbs, William H.: L from, 437
  • Tilden, Samuel J., 90
  • Tilghman, Lloyd (sketch, 328): Ls from, 437, 448; mentioned, 117, 328
  • Tochman, Gaspar: Davis confers with, 346, reprimands, 361; Ls to, 361, 381; Ls from, 144, 179, 343, 346, 357, 368; mentioned, 236, 279, 283
  • Tolson, J. D.: L from, 387
  • Toof, John S.: L from, 383
  • Toombs, Robert (sketch, 4:236): fiscal views, 233; as general, 284, 316-17; presidential candidate, 37; relations with Davis, xli, 177, 183, 266, 294; secretary of state, 55, 56, 87, 178, 266, 291; L to, 266; Ls from, 36, 53, 56, 143, 178, 266, 316-17; mentioned, 10, 110, 220
  • Topp, Robertson: L from, 330; mentioned, 309
  • Totten, Joseph G. (sketch, 2:383), 99
  • Tower, Zealous B. (sketch, 97), 96
  • Townsend, James H., 444
  • Trans-Mississippi. See West
  • Trans-Mississippi Department (1862), 119, 189, 232, 269, 306, 380, 403
  • Trapier, James H. (sketch, 429): assignments, 366, 428; recommended, 173, 422
  • Treasury Department: banking system, 233; bonds, 179, 192, 219, 233, 269, 298, 312, 315, 354, 415; coinage, 431; criticized, 298, 301; currency, 230, 251; Davis on, 301, 415; expenses, 82, 179; funds recruiting, 52; loan, 103, 108, 113, 142, 144; state currency, 217, 315; treasury notes, 206, 217, 233, 251, 298, 354, 415, 425; war tax, 310, 314, 350. See also Memminger, Christopher G.
  • Treat, Samuel, 456
  • Trenholm Brothers, 378
  • Trent (British), 396, 421
  • Trent affair: Davis on, 417, 454; reaction to, 112, 430, 443, 452, (British), 441, 449, (French), 449
  • Trenton, Tenn., 345
  • Trescot, William H.: Ls to, 8, 9; L from, 8; mentioned, 278
  • Trimble, Isaac R., 119, 307, 322
  • Troup, George M.: Davis on, 42
  • Trumbull, Lyman, 89
  • Tucker, Beverley: confers with Davis, 309; purchasing agent, 309, 352, 422; L to, 104; Ls from, 81, 309, 422
  • Turnley, Matthew J.: L from, 82
  • Turnley, Parmenus T.: Davis recommends, 82
  • Tuscumbia, Ala.: Davis speaks at, xl
  • Twiggs, David E. (sketch, 1:119): criticized, 331, 342, 349, 350; New Orleans commander, 178, 182, 236, 284, 324, 346, 356; surrenders in Texas, 59; L to, 178; Ls from, 202, 327, 356
  • Tyler, John (sketch, 2:133), 36, 128, 281
  • Tyler, John, Jr., 85
  • Tyler, Philos B.: Davis introduces, 5-6

U

  • Ulibarri, Natalie: E by, 263
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin, 69
  • Union City, Ky., defenses, 174
  • Union Mill's Ford, Va., 368
  • unionism: Ala., 164; Ark., 81, 101, 432; Baltimore, 118, 148; border states, 285; East Tenn., 218, 231, 233, 237, 242, 249, 260, 277, 282, 283, 287, 404, 411; Kanawha valley, 271, 310, 312; Ky., 237, 260, 277, 342, 343, 388, 394, 441, 445-46; Miss., 5, 394; Mo., 289, 294; N.C., 101, 109; Tenn., 54, 167, 241, 250, 388, 397; Va., 113, 151, 167, 179, 250, 271, 285, 310, 311
  • United States: Anaconda plan, 135; blockade, 39, 105, 221, 421; calls for troops, 7, 109, 114, 117, 127, 137-38, 142, 155, 226, 257; coercion of South, 39, 51, 114, 139, 160; Constitution subverted, 9, 45, 144, 191, 437; cost of war, 203, 257; criticized, 25, 106, 118, 436, 437; Davis and, 9, 38, 42, 65, 142, 155, 176, 178, 181, 184, 253, 406, 416-17; dissension in government, 356; Fort Sumter reaction, 103, 107, 120, 132; Indians and, 67, 104, 268; interest in Canada, 65; invasion proposed, 9, 122, 167; martial spirit, 118, 137-38; peace efforts, 60, 88-89, 139, 142, 143, 178, 186, 211; plot against leaders, 337; plots against Davis, 155, 159, 177, 217; prisoners policy, 221-22; relations with France, 285, 308, 327, 375-76, 449, Great Britain, 25, 81, 103, 256, 285, 377, 395, 443, 449-52, Ky., 138, 172, 289, 325, 337, 445-46, Md., 117, 149-50, Mexico, 74-75, 134, S.C., 6-11, 17, Va., 117, 137-38; rumored arrest of southern senators, 16; spies, 212, 214, 243, 278, 307; strategy, 39, 121, 135, 150, 179, 327, 425, for Forts Sumter and Pickens, 24, 67-68, 85-86, 87, 88-89, 90-91, 92, 98, 176, 183, 229-30, in Va., 131, 137-38, 150, 197, 198, 208, 212-13, 225-26, 232-33, 234-35, 242, 264, 273-74, 280, 284, 286, 305, 321, 334, 337-38, 344, 346, 354, 365, 368, 389-90, 407, 423-24, 426, (Davis), 271, 326, 373, 405-406, in West, 329; support for CSA, 5, 14, 52, 53, 138; tariffs and trade, 133, 139; Trent affair, 452, 454. See also Lincoln, Abraham
  • United States Army: 1st Artillery, 93, 97, 213; 2d Artillery, 93; 2d Cavalry, 82, 94, 214, 295, 306, 446; 3d Cavalry, 127; 17th Infantry, 213; Irish Brigade, 378; Mounted Riflemen, 127; in Ariz., 188, 218; blacks in, 217; conscription, 356; Davis on, 262, 263, 271, 417, 434; deserters, 244; effects of Manassas on, 271, 337; executes guerrillas, 301; flight from Manassas, 259-63, 265, 276; foreigners in, 377, 412; at Fort Pickens, 303; G. Garibaldi offered appointment, 378; in Ky., 172, 289, 306, 310, 313, 325-28, 339, 342, 343, 344, 411, 413, 445-46, 448; in Md., 212, 321; in Mo., 220, 441; in N.M., 188; officers decline to serve in CSA, 57, offer services to CSA, 14, 16, 57, 58, 59, 61, 64, 67, 68, 82-84, 94, 167, 287-88, 307, 330, 432; in Pa., 150, 198, 212; at Port Royal, 437; punishments, 10; recruiting, 112, 188, 217, 250, 310, by CSA, 43, 60, 82, 127; strength, 217, 337, 365, at Belmont, 402, at Cairo, 117, 121, at Manassas, 259, 384, in Mo., 329, at Paducah, 341, in Pa., 214, in Va., 191, 225-26, 234, 240, 302, 316, 344, 346, 347, 357, 368, 385, 390, 406, 407, at Washington, 131, 137, 218, in West, 343; in Texas, 59, 92, 172; U.S. Congress bills, 10, 38; in Va., 191, 197, 231, 234, 253, 277, 302, 321, 353-54, 358, 390-91, 423; volunteers, 132, 137-38, 217, 226-27, 271, 280
  • United States Coast Survey, 59, 172
  • United States Congress: force bills, 51, 66; negotiations with CSA, 211; southern mail, 43, 60; special session, 113, 118
  • United States Constitution: and CSA Constitution, 26, 48, 50; Davis on, 9, 15, 21, 45, 47, 50; and secession, 69; and slavery, 22
  • United States Military Academy: alumni, 38, 58, 61, 64, 66, 68, 93, 97, 112, 114, 119, 127, 132, 135, 152, 157, 159, 162, 163, 172, 174, 194, 198, 209, 213-215, 226-228, 232, 235, 240, 243, 248, 265, 272, 276, 299, 304, 306, 307, 321, 322, 324, 328, 339, 363, 372, 378, 392, 403, 404, 424, 428, 429, 435, 447; cadets offer services to CSA, 34, 63, 83, 100, seek advice, 27, 63; Davis and, 18, 34, 434; pattern for southern military academy, 34; mentioned, 457
  • United States Navy: blockade, 105, 221, 421; captures Savannah, 207-208, 221-22; expeditions to Forts Pickens and Sumter, 24, 92, 95-96, Ga., 349, 356, 428, N.C., 143-44, 382, Port Royal, 437, South, 156, 356, 371, 386, 417, Texas, 347, Va., 147, 163, 365, 411; ironclads, 135, 356; James River operations, 349, 350; Miss. River operations, 135, 148, 260, 270; New Orleans, 98, 101, 277; officers in CSA Navy, 133, 252; on S.C. coast, 105, 221, 348, 408; Va. officers, 116; mentioned, 38, 102
  • United States Patent Office building, 456
  • United States Post Office Department: building, 456; southern mail, 51, 60, 143
  • United States Senate. See Davis, Jefferson--Senate; United States Congress
  • United States Supreme Court, 139
  • Upton's Hill, Va., 407
  • Urbanna, Va., 411
  • Usrey, Thomas J.: L from, 67 

 

  • Valentine, Mark (sketch, 2:60): L from, 244
  • Valley District, Va., 365
  • Van Beil, Nathan: L from, 284
  • Van Benthuysen, Mary: visits Davises, 205
  • Vanderbilt, Cornelius, 116
  • Van Dorn, Earl (sketch, 306): assignments, 283, 307, 326, 381, 435; Davis and, 42, 381; in Texas, 82, 85, 104, 283; L to, 381; L from, 442-43; mentioned, 198, 305, 345, 447
  • Van Dyke, Henry J., 10
  • Van Evrie, John H. (sketch, 5:86): L from, 68
  • Van Lear, D. Newton: L from, 309
  • Vanzant, Joshua, 121
  • Vaughn, John C. (sketch, 209): Davis on, 208; mentioned, 397, 404
  • Ventress, James A.: L from, 206-207
  • "Verbum Sat": L from, 143
  • Verite sur les Etats Confederes, La, 378
  • Vernon, John M., 82
  • Vernon, V. E. Wilhemine McCord: L from, 82-83
  • Vicksburg, Miss.: Battle of (1863), 132, 209, 232, 257, 323, 404, 447; Davis speaks at, 38, 41, visits, 40; defenses, 117, 134, 145, 363; mentioned, 9, 309
  • Vicksburg Sentinel, 403
  • Vidaurri, Santiago, 302
  • Vienna, Va., 234, 339, 390
  • Virginia: Advisory Council, 150; convention, xli, 39, 113, 121, 127, 130, 143, 221; criticism from South, 143; crops, 281, 308, 341, 343, 382, 387, 430; Davis meets with convention delegates, xli, praises, 181, 261; Davis' presence desired, 121, 147, 159-60, 163, 167, 168; defenses, 119, 203, 252, 253, 339, 340, 343, 412, 436, (Davis), 336; election of Davis, 37; free blacks, 243, 252-53, 269, 272; impressment of property, 382; invaded, 210, 334; munitions needed, 108, 121, 160, 163, 181, 191, 202, 208, 210, 213, 226, 233, 237-38, 241, 242, 245, 253, 255, 260, 272, 277, 279, 280, 308, 311-12, 354, 355, 407, 408, 438, 440, production, 113, 174, 179, 186, 195, sent from S.C., 408, 428, to S.C., 432, supply, 115-16, 132, 169, 192, 221, 233, 237, 326, 349, 432; pony express, 244, 269, 344, 346; railroads, 191, 199, 216, 232, 237, 249, 250, 253, 270, 284, 352, 365, 387, 390, 392, 393, 408, 412, 416, 424, 442, 444; ratifies Constitution, 127, 130, 253; reinforcements needed, 121, 170, 171, 172, 180, 181, 203, 210, 211, 240, 242, 260, 343, 346, 353, 354, 373, 421, (Davis), 238-39; relations with CSA, 109, 127, 130, 142, 143, 150-51, 161, Ga., 109, Md., 115-16, 148-51, 227, S.C., 108, 109, U.S., 117, 137-38; roads, 346, 347, 421, 424, 438; saltworks, 253, 284, 287, 444; secession, 6, 7, 25, 39, 50, 59, 60, 68, 81, 83, 91, 101, 105, 108, 113, 118, 130, 160-61, 179, 181, 253, 285; sentiment against CSA, 203, 212; strategy, 131, 167, 197, 198, 212-13, 225-26, 233, 234-35, 242-43, 253, 256, 266, 270, 273-74, 285-86, 305, 316, 321-22, 334, 341, 344, 350, 361, 369, 374, 381, 386, 389-91, 405-406, 407, 411-12, 423- 24, 426, 444, (Davis), 199-200, 203, 208-209, 239, 271, 320, 326, 333, 353, 355, 365, 384-85, 391, 394, 406-407; support for CSA, 121, 160-61, 199, 208; supply problems, 344, 346, 347; telegraph, 270; threatened, 137, 163, 196, 210, 252, 253, 260, 284, 307, 352, 365, 387, 421, 444; transfers property to CSA, 186, 221, 227-28, 237-38; unionism, 113, 151, 167, 179, 250, 271, 285, 310, 311; U.S. Army officers from, 91; U.S. strategy, 131, 137-38, 150, 197, 198, 208, 212-13, 225-26, 232-33, 234-35, 242, 264, 273-74, 280, 284, 286, 305, 321, 334, 337-38, 344, 346, 354, 365, 368, 389-90, 407, 423-24, 426, (Davis), 271, 326, 373, 405-406; U.S. troops in, 191, 253, 346, 353-54, 358, 368, 390, 436; winter quarters for army, 360; L from convention delegates, 85; mentioned, 36, 145, 218, 231. See also Kanawha valley; Shenandoah Valley
  • Virginia, University of, 161, 162
  • Virginia Agricultural Society, 300
  • Virginia & Tennessee Railroad, 191, 284, 408
  • Virginia Central Railroad: construction, 433; threatened, 244, 344; mentioned, 270, 392
  • Virginia Military Institute: CSA cadets at, 448; faculty, 152, 226, 322, 323; graduates, 57, 68, 321, 323; supplies for army, 255
  • Virginia troops: Albemarle Rifles, 162; Blue Ridge Scouts, 108; 1st Cavalry, 208, 275, 280; 7th Cavalry, 275; 12th Cavalry, 275; 22d Cavalry, 279; Charlottesville and University Battalion, 162; "Danville Blues," 272; Floyd's brigade, 177, 193; Fluvanna Artillery, 280; 1st Infantry, 286, 422; 8th Infantry, 201, 235; 9th Infantry, 344; 10th Infantry, 243, 329; 20th Infantry, 245; 39th Infantry, 289; 45th Infantry, 241, 435; 46th Infantry, 241; 47th Infantry, 241; 52d Infantry, 373; 69th Infantry, 236; Jeff Davis Guards, 162; Monticello Guards, 162; Sons of Liberty, 162; Southern Guard, 162; Wise's Legion, 162, 285-86, 311-12; annual report, 202; arms, 219, 226; artillery, 130, 251, 347; cavalry, 192, 251, 264; Engineers, 322; foreigners in, 210; guerrillas, 301; home guard, 322; at Manassas, 251, 275; militia, 115, 186, 210, 239, 240, 260, 281, 284, 307-308, 309, 442; mountain riflemen, 166, 167; organization, 113, 130, 144, 161, 186, 193, 284, 347, 349; partisan legion, 168; release for harvest, 281, 308; sappers and miners, 166; slackers, 231, 430; strength, 132, at Harpers Ferry, 131; surgeons criticized, 320; transferred to CSA, 130, 186, 193, 251; U.S. Army officers in, 182; volunteers, 127, 177, 192, 243-44, 272, 275, 276, 281, 343, 350, 365, 412, 430, (twelve-month), 244, 245; L from officers, 307-308; mentioned, 346, 364
  • Vogdes, Israel, 97
  • volunteers: acceptance by CSA, 66, 211, 212, 219, 227, 244, 251, 278-79, 341, 347, 410, 437-38; Congress on, 165-66, 301; criticized, 217, 273, 302, 304-305, 319, 386; Davis on, 83- 84, 251, 253, 278-79, 313, 318, 342, 347, 351, 358-59, 413; enlistment terms, 71, 224, 320, 361, 432, 433, 439, 442; rank, 355; reenlistment, 346, 437-38; regulations, 136, 220; transportation, 278-79; twelve-month, 71, 126, 164, 171, 177-78, 181, 182, 188, 201, 224, 238, 241, 243-44, 245, 251, 266, 279, 308, 316, 327, 347, 351, 361, 363, 383, 422, 433, 437-38, 444, (Davis), 251, 318, 373, 405, 438. See also individual states 

W

  • Wabash, USS, 223
  • Wade, Benjamin F., 119
  • Waite, Carlos A., 59
  • Walker, Alexander (sketch, 5:6): L from, 108
  • Walker, Joseph K. (sketch, 403), 402
  • Walker, Leroy P. (sketch, 72): accepts troops, 70, 148, 156, 166, 170, 216, 319; answers for Davis, 166, 241, 248, 319, 325, 328, 351; appointed secretary of war, 56; assignment, 334, 336, 341, 342; authorizes recruiting in U.S., 61, 62; criticized, 162, 278, 310, 328, 333; Davis commends, 334, 341, 361, 381, confers with, xl, xli, 58, 79, 130, reprimands, 140, 351; Forts Pickens and Sumter, 85, 99; military supplies, 260, 298, 300, 309, 352; munitions, 57, 101, 124, 135, 159, 172, 254; officers' appointments, 195, 351; on Davis, 336; orders, 330; Polish Brigade, 343, 361, 368; praised, 356; reports, 136, 142, 266; resigns, 328, 333-34, 336; Ls to, 245, 260, 283, 333-34, 341; Ls from, 66, 67, 69, 85, 136, 153, 167, 169, 183, 266, 278, 279, 280, 284-287, 295-96, 301, 308, 314, 319, 326, 336, 380; mentioned, 75, 108, 123, 129, 168, 174, 201, 206, 224, 304, 307, 367, 453
  • Walker, Tandy: Ls from, 104, 271
  • Walker, W. H. T., 326
  • Walker, William S.: Ls from, 59, 74
  • Wallace, Stephen D.: L from, 182
  • Waller, William G.: L from, 281
  • Wampler, John M.: L from, 201
  • Ward, Evermont: Ls from, 210, 253
  • Ward, William T. (sketch, 447), 445
  • War Department: annual report, 439; appointments, 56, 80, 306; appropriations, 67, 69, 280, 285, 326; conflict with La., 157, Va., 161; congressional inquiries, 284, 285, 30l, 308, 430; criticized, 202, 279, 280, 333, 399, (Davis), 175; estimates, 66, 153, 167, 169, 266, 278, 296, 433, 443, 444; expenses, 85, 278; Indian affairs, 69, 268; legislation concerning, 274, 432-33; policy on state troops, 319, 432-33; regulations, 438, 440; report, 136. See also army; Benjamin, Judah P.; Walker, Leroy P.
  • War Department, U.S.: Davis recruits personnel from, 79
  • Wardlaw, David L., 83
  • Wardlaw, George A., 83
  • Waring, Joseph F.: commands Ga. troops, 308; Ls from, 296, 302
  • Warm Springs, Va., 269, 344
  • War of 1812, 93, 207, 213, 363, 457
  • Warrenton, Va., 384
  • Washington, D. M.: L from, 172
  • Washington, George: Davis compared to, 40, 213; mentioned, 8, 261
  • Washington, D.C.: attack discussed, 253, 280, 369, 386, 390-91, 393, 407, (Davis), 108, 380, 391, opposed, 143, 155-56, 211, urged, 102, 105, 107, 108, 113, 121, 122, 178, 316, 430; Capitol extension, 456, 457; defenses, 8, 118, 121, 131, 132, 137, 138, 197, 218, 227, 239, 264, 270, 356, 407; government buildings, 456-57; Long Bridge, 131, 265, 430; peace convention, 35, 39, 59, 60, 126, 127, 248; spies, 156, 218, 242, 356, 365, 382; volunteers, 133
  • Washington County, Miss., volunteers, 148
  • Washington County, Va.: L from citizens, 253
  • Washington Evening Star: on Davis, 65; mentioned, 140, 217
  • Washington Navy Yard, 430
  • Watauga River bridge, 406
  • Waters, Henry H.: Ls from, 244, 261
  • Watie, Stand, 268
  • Watkins, Elisha P., 202
  • Watkins, William L., 320
  • Watlington, F.: L from, 382
  • Watson, Jesse A.: L from, 272
  • Waul, Thomas N. (sketch, 2:193): Davis meets with, xli; Ls from, 82, 85
  • Wayne, Henry C. (sketch, 6:95): Ls from, 145-46, 147, 162, 181, 221, 287; mentioned, 192, 270
  • Waynesboro, Ga., Independent South, 430
  • Webb, Henry L.: L from, 56
  • Webster-Ashburton Treaty, 453
  • Weightman, Richard H.: E by, 173
  • Weldon, N.C., 124, 216
  • Welles, Gideon, 135
  • Wells, Henry B., 5
  • Wesendonck, August: Ls from, 284, 343
  • West: appropriations, 438; commanders, 189, 195, 312-13, 318, 323, 329, 333, 435, 449; conditions, 309, 329; neglected by CSA, 329; strategy, 173, 329. See also individual states
  • West, Department of the, 61
  • West, Department of the (U.S.), 111, 189
  • Westbrook, Etheldred C.: L from, 164
  • Western Virginia, Department of, 243
  • West Feliciana Parish, La., 448
  • West Indies: CSA expansion, 44
  • West Point, Ga.: Davis speaks at, xl, 44, visits, 193
  • West Tennessee, 169, 329
  • Wharton, Thomas J. (sketch, 6:137): Davis meets with, xli; Ls from, 277, 309-10
  • Wheeler, John H.: Davis meets with, xliii
  • Wheeling, Va., 354
  • Whiskey Rebellion: Davis on, 8
  • White, William C., 217
  • White House. See Montgomery, Ala.; Richmond, Va.
  • White Sulphur Springs, Va., 327, 436
  • Whiting, Jasper S. (sketch, 265), 264, 271
  • Whiting, W. H. C. (sketch, 58): assignments, 57, 59, 60, 64, 124, 438; Davis introduces, 59, recommends, 56; praised, 226, 264, 357; recommended, 226, 259, 305, 314; reports by, 63, 225; in Va., 252, 423, 438; L to, 59; mentioned, 265, 345
  • Whitney, Eli (sketch, 3:250): L to, 3; mentioned, 5
  • Whitthorne, Washington C., 110
  • Wigfall, Charlotte C.: visits Davises, xlii
  • Wigfall, Louis T. (sketch, 6:342): recruits for CSA, 52, 61; relations with Davis, xl-xliii, 307; travels with Davises, 170, 177, 183; L to, 101; Ls from, 38, 43, 51-52, 60-61, 66, 67- 68, 74, 100, 101, 349, 350; Ls with, 5-6, 10-12; mentioned, 91, 153
  • Wight, Ann G.: L from, 59
  • Wilcox, Cadmus M., 269
  • Wilderness, Va., Battle of the, 339
  • Wilkes, Charles, 421, 450, 454
  • Willard Hotel, xxxix, 378
  • Williams, Captain ----, 106
  • Williams, Elizabeth A.: describes Davis, 435
  • Williams, James (sketch, 248): L from, 388, cited, 248; mentioned, 245, 408
  • Williams, John S., 444
  • Williams, Price: L from, 83
  • Williams, William, 435
  • Williamson, Charles E., 91
  • Williamson, E. H.: Ls from, 244, 250-51
  • Williamson, Thomas H. (sketch, 322), 321
  • Williamsport, Md., 212
  • Willis, Z. L. C.: L from, 289
  • Wilmington, N.C.: Davis visits, 183; defenses, 107, 124, 260, 453; threatened, 382; troops pass through, 180, 182, 183, 192, 197, 201, 202, 207, 208, 217; mentioned, 340-41, 364, 433
  • Wilmington & Weldon Railroad, 180, 182, 192
  • Wilson, H. L.: L from, 325
  • Wilson, W. A.: L from, 319
  • Wilson's Creek, Mo., Battle of, 189, 268, 291, 295, 380, 413
  • Winchester, Josiah, 334
  • Winchester, Va.: Davis on position, 239; J. E. Johnston at, 199, 201, 212-13, 242-43, 263, 269, 281, 390; pony express, 244, 344; U.S. advance, 242, 274
  • Winchester & Potomac Railroad, 212
  • Winder, Charles S., 84, 91, 284
  • Winder, John H. (sketch, 1:94), 278
  • Winder, Richard B.: L from, 289
  • Winnemore, Isaac T. (ident., 372)
  • Winslow, Warren: on volunteers, 126; Ls to, 220, 224, 229, 233; Ls from, 107, 211, 216, 220-21, 227, 233, 260, 281
  • Winslow (CSA), 236
  • Winston, John A., 145
  • Winter, Henry W., 119
  • Winter, Joseph S.: L from, 269
  • Winterbery, John: L from, 425
  • Wise, Henry A. (sketch, 6:55): assignments, 168, 326; criticized, 198, 277, 280, 285, 341, 411-12; operations, 252, 269, 270, 271, 277, 284, 285-86, 302, 311, 346, 347; relations with J. B. Floyd, 309, 311-12, 345, 346; Ls from, 59, 168, 311- 12; mentioned, 115, 186
  • Wise, O. Jennings, 115
  • Wise's Legion. See Virginia troops
  • Withers, Augustine J., 334
  • Withers, Jones M. (sketch, 372), 107-108, 370-71, 438
  • Withers, William T.: L from, 350-51
  • Woltz, J. W.: L from, 108
  • women: hospital workers, 342; Manassas monument subscription, 348; munitions production, 146; sewing societies, 146, 202, 348-49, 361; spies, 365, 444; volunteers, 121, 142, 143
  • Wood, Igdaliah: L from, 436
  • Wood, William B., 454
  • Woodsonville, Ky., 445
  • Woodville, Miss., 367
  • Woolfolk, L. B.: L from, 349
  • Wren, John T., 202
  • Wright, Augustus R.: L from, 356
  • Wright, Crafts J. (sketch, 1:63): L to, cited, 214
  • Wright, George, 57
  • Wright, John V. (sketch, 403): L from, 241; mentioned, 402
  • Wright, Moses H., 349
  • Wytheville, Va., 233, 277, 284

Y 

  • Yancey, Sarah E., 354
  • Yancey, William Lowndes (sketch, 6:342): commissioner in Europe, 111, 256, 308, 354, 377, 396, 408, 411; criticizes administration, 354, 451; elected to Senate, 450; presidential candidate, 37; Ls from, 63, 449-52; mentioned, v, 13, 56
  • Yazoo City Democrat, 205
  • Yazoo County, Miss., volunteers, 205
  • Yeatman, Thomas: L from, 101
  • Yell, James, 180, 211
  • Yellott, Coleman: L from, 175; mentioned, 152
  • yellow fever, 175
  • Yerby, G. W.: L from, 69
  • Yerger, Jacob S. (sketch, 2:50): L from, 231; mentioned, 233
  • York River, Va., 163, 206, 436
  • Yorktown, Va.: defenses, 206; threatened, 143, 365, 440; mentioned, 381
  • Young, Pierce M. B.: L from, 34
  • Yulee, David L. (sketch, 4:7): Davis and, xxxix, 365; Ls from, 40, 66; Ls with, 5-6, 10-12 

Z 

  • Zarco, Francisco (sketch, 77), 75
  • Zollicoffer, Felix K. (sketch, 248): Davis praises, 247; operations, 276, 278, 284, 394, 404; recommended, 231; L from, 258

 

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