The Papers of Jefferson Davis
 
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Volume 8 (1862) Index


Below is the index from Volume 8 (1862) 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

  • Abbeville, Miss., 447, 539, 541
  • Acee, Erasmus L.: Ls from, 145, 172; mentioned, 227
  • Acors, Almira P.: L from, 112
  • Acors, Thomas, 112
  • Adams, Charles Francis (sketch, 7:377), 22
  • Adams, Daniel W., 15, 266
  • Adams, John D. (sketch, 365), 362, 366
  • Adams, Samuel (armorer): L from, 526
  • Adams, Samuel (governor), 365
  • Adams, Stephen (sketch, 2:298): L to, 598
  • Adams, William Wirt (sketch, 15): criticized, 400; recommended, 370; L from, 11-13; mentioned, 190
  • Addington, Joseph E.: L from, 3
  • Adjutant and Inspector General's Office: appointments, 99, 114, 154; orders, 111; organization, 155, 404. See also Cooper, Samuel
  • African Americans. See blacks
  • Alabama: conscription, 166, 452, 468, 490, 493-94, 497, 541, 544; crops, 481; Davis on, 468, 588; defenses, 164, 452, 485, 579; disaffection, 164, 261, 549, (Davis), 551; invaded, 40, 41, 258, 497; munitions needed, 44, 152, 164-65, 451, 458; railroads, 92, 116, 130, 140, 142, 164, 166, 378, 383, 392, 403, 509; slaves, 414, 459, 494; support for CSA, 64, 164, 497, 527; threatened, 458, 481, 483; unionism, 458, 497; L from citizens, 445; Ls from congressmen, 414, 415
  • Alabama, CSS, 110, 190, 283
  • Alabama, University of, 159
  • Alabama & Florida Railroad, 130
  • Alabama & Mississippi Rivers Railroad, 92, 166, 383, 403, 415
  • Alabama and West Florida, Department of, 165
  • Alabama River, 164, 589
  • Alabama troops: 1st Artillery Battalion, 493, 495; Hilliard's Legion, 497; 3d Infantry, 90, 263; 4th Infantry, 301; 5th Infantry, 78, 260; 6th, Infantry, 261; 7th Infantry, 260; 11th Infantry, 261; 17th Infantry, 44, 257, 313, 314, 587; 18th Infantry, 295; 20th Infantry, 38, 261; 21st Infantry, 112; 22d Infantry, 112; 25th Infantry, 112; 26th Infantry, 112; 29th Infantry, 155; 36th Infantry, 147; Jeff Davis Artillery, 32; cavalry, 90, 414; commanders, 38, 145, 150, 165, 258, 300, 319, 414; criticized, 147; legion, 125; militia, 44, 80, 86, 90, 166; partisan rangers, 164, 295, 490; pay, 44; at Shiloh, 166, 258, 296; strength, 152, 258, 451; training, 152
  • alcoholism. See intemperance
  • Alcorn, James L. (sketch, 17), 15, 16
  • Alexander, Edward Porter: assignments, 204, 484; on Lee, 221, 355, 374-75; L from, 27
  • Alexander, J.: Ls from, 107, 467
  • Alexandria, La., raid, 300
  • Alexandria, Va., 119, 293, 301, 530
  • Alien Enemies Act, 461
  • Allen, Henry W., 463
  • Allston, Robert F. W.: Davis and, 125
  • American Revolution: Davis on, 55, 588; Lee on, 398
  • American Union, 582
  • Ames, Edward R., 36
  • Anaconda plan, 137
  • Anderson, Edward C.: Davis and, xlvii
  • Anderson, Edward W.: L from, 233
  • Anderson, Ellen Mary Davis (niece) (sketch, 1:282): Davis visits, 560; mentioned, 180, 517
  • Anderson, George B. (sketch, 98), 97, 380
  • Anderson, George T., 423
  • Anderson, George W.: L from, 360
  • Anderson, James P., 129
  • Anderson, Joseph R.: L from, 111; mentioned, 303, 512
  • Anderson, Richard H. (sketch, 341): Antietam, 393; assignments, 230, 271, 339, 342, 345, 346; Manassas, 366, 370; praised, 229; promoted, 171, 230, 287; Williamsburg, 171, 230
  • Anderson, Robert N. (sketch, 353), 352
  • Anderson, Samuel R. (sketch, 3:38): resigns, 85; Ls from, 85, 273, 489, 508
  • Anderson, Samuel S. (sketch, 365), 362
  • Anderson, Van A. W.: L from, 489
  • Anderson, William B.: L from, 150
  • Andrews, George T. (ident., 7:26): L from, 599
  • Andrews, James J., 252, 385
  • Annie Childs (blockade-runner), 109
  • Antietam, Md., Battle of: aftermath, 420, 421, 484, 506; casualties, 394, 396, 398, 405, 443; G. W. C. Lee on, 405; R. E. Lee on, 392, 393-94, 397-98, 415, 516; strength of armies, 389, 570; mentioned, xii, 6, 181, 207, 380, 423, 554
  • Apache, 348
  • Apalachicola, Fla., 487
  • Apalachicola River, 447, 487, 526
  • Archer, James J., 212, 394
  • Archibald, William L., 296
  • Archuleta, Diego (sketch, 594), 591
  • Arizona Territory, 50, 591
  • Arkansas: commander, 33, 108; conditions, 142, 193, 312, 360-63, 378, 585; CSA and, 142, 319; conscription, 361, 378; disaffection, 361, 585; martial law, 360, 378, 585; munitions needed, 142, 250, 361, supplied by, 142, 456; operations, 193-94, 234, 304, 361, 562, 585; slaves, 307, 467; strategy, 108, 126, 142, (Davis), 193-94, 562; U.S. troops in, 126, 142, 170, 214, 307, 362-63, 395, 467, 530, 585; Ls from congressmen, 142, 415
  • Arkansas, CSS: constructed, 20, 249, 251; described, 291; destroyed, 328-29; operations, 267, 288-89, 290-91, 292, 299, 300, 324, 343
  • Arkansas Post, Ark., 563, 585
  • Arkansas troops: 2d Cavalry, 247; 1st Infantry, 365; 17th Infantry, 527; recruiting, 108, 237, 250; strength, 142, 194
  • Arlington plantation, 245
  • Armistead, Lewis A., 346, 398
  • Armstrong, Frank C., 229, 587
  • army: acts concerning, 74, 78, 79; aid societies, 445, 488; casualties (1862), xiii; cavalry, 75, 309, 319, 551; cipher codes, 117, 391, 529; clothing, 138, 465, 473, 486, 509, 600; colportage, 10; commendations, 336; courts-martial, 26, 90, 119, 146, 198, 250, (Davis), 385; courts of inquiry, 29, 105, 146; criticized, 27, 93, 94, 107, 132, 147, 251, 295, 320, 351, 409, 482, 552; Davis addresses, 133, 217, praises, 138, 142, 217, 275, 278, 372, 470, 571, 576, 579, 588; desertion, 27, 86, 268, 307, 315, 326, 327, 376, 392, 398, 571, 585; disbursing officers, 76; discharges, 402, 481; discipline, 64, 289, 542-43, (Davis), 93, 102; dueling, 398, 403, 414; Fla. militia and, 349; food and rations, 11, 32, 36, 289, 362, 443, 473-74, 507, 541, 585; foreigners in, 272, 392; furloughs, 10, 34, 51, 73, 77, 318, 359, (Davis), 60, 77-78; general officers' appointments, 69, 302, 408, 438, (Davis), 99, 128, 131, 150, increase, 336, 347; general staff, 431; health, 13, 51, 91, 148, 249, 250, 257, 268, 319, 322, 402, 423, 509, 585, 591; horses and mules, 11, 26, 358, 378, 454; increase (Davis), 79; Indian troops, 266, 319, 329; inspection report, 66; intemperance, 28, 29, 32, 50, 51, 73, 111, 128, 140, 146, 147, 287, 357, 383, 424, 436, 447, 457, 552; laborers, 225, 236; legions (Davis), 134; lieutenant generals, 346, 408, 421; medical care, 55, 281, 381, 388; military courts, 408, 421, 527; morale, 27, 29, 38, 54, 57, 58, 86, 116, 147, 159, 257, 258, 268, 289, 552, (Davis), 174, 269, 578; navy and, 20, 237, 252; officers' appointments, 165, 167, 229, 251, 257, 260, 274, 289, 299, 320, 331, 336, 342, 386, 425, 438, 446, 473, 480, (Davis), 25, 31, 34, 69, 99, 101, 124, 125, 143, 154, 156, 227, 228, 316, 339, 347, 351, 404, 436, 508, 515, 550, criticized, 27, 172, 176, 177, 195, 272, 316, 319, 387, 425, 433, 446, election, 78, 143, 162, 184, 404; organization, 54, 55, 73, 78, 167, 251, 289, 330, 336, 441, (Davis), 15, 34, 42, 99, 125, 130, 134, 157, 171, 199, 201, 227, 264, 347, 427, 436, 441, 456, (J. E. Johnston), 559, (Lee), 125, by state, 79, 158, 170, 230, (Davis), 42, 456; partisan rangers, 235, 292, 336, 377; pay, 27, 138, 146, 234, 298, 307, 362, 378, 447, 521; Provisional, 135, 153, 251, 320, 426, 431; punishments, 391; recruiting, 78, 79, 80, 83, 127, (Davis), 117, 143; reenlistments, 32, 62, 72, 73, (Davis), 34, 72, 568; regulations, 329; religious needs, 45, 199, (Davis), 579; reserve, 120, 159, (Davis), 570; signal system, 27, 118, 272; and slaves, 144, 284, 372, 402; social classes, 296, (Davis), 569; staff officers, 31, 70, 450, (Davis), 99, 284; and state troops, 10, 25, 60, 223, 331, 338, 342, 384; stragglers, 447, 540; strength (Feb. 62), 60, 71, in Ala., 459, Ark., 585, at Baton Rouge, 324, in E. Tenn., 43, 91, Ky., 11-12, 16, 333, 351, La., 591, of Marshall's command, 301, 384, in Miss., 256, 268, 535, at New Madrid, 5, in N.M., 156, N.C., 45, 47, 534, projected, 453, in Tenn., 57, 93, 118, 128, 328, 462, 509, 535, Texas, 501, Trans-Miss., 376, 476, 558, 559, Va., 51, 69, 74, 80, 129, 212; substitutes, 202, 372, 392, 447, 484, 542; supplies, 139, 162, 326, 362, 446, 473-74, (Davis), 516, 579; telegraph operations, 596; training, 102, 107, 277, 315-16, 383; transportation, 70, 106, 347, 509. See also specific departments and districts; War Department
  • Army of Mississippi, 123, 509
  • Army of Northern Virginia: artillery, 225, 276, 374, 534; conditions, 373, 390-91, 398, 404, 406, 407, 412, 421, 522, 528; I Corps, 227; II Corps, 227; III Corps, 201, 303; Davis on, 209, 254, 409, 444; Lee commands, 207, praises, 370, 376, 382, 422; La. troops in, 444; Md. campaign, 377-80, 386-98, 402, 405-406; Miss. troops in, 465; munitions needed, 373, 374, 377, 378; officers' appointments, 212, 266, 404, 425; organization, 171, 202, 227, 284, 295, 309, 317, 422; reinforcements (Davis), 212, 276, 280, 305, 357, 358, 359-60, 367-68, 444, (Lee), 284, 357, 358, 359, 370, 398, 482, (Randolph), 359; shoes, 373, 374, 398, 406, 408, 412, 422; stragglers and deserters, 225, 382, 388, 397, 402, 404, 405-406, 407, 412, 421, 499; strength, 339-40, 345, 388, 394, 412, 421, 442, 532; supplies, 345, 355, 357, 370, 373, 379, 383, 386, 391, 398, 402, 408, 412, 482, 513, 532; transportation, 276, 373, 376, 383, 422, 522, 532; winter quarters, 458; L from officers, 227; mentioned, 201, 476. See also Lee, Robert E.
  • Army of Tennessee: Bragg commands, 256; Davis reviews, 549; reports on, 486, 509-11; strength, 118, 267, 509, 535; mentioned, 144, 547. See also Bragg, Braxton
  • Army of the Cumberland, 29
  • Army of the West, 144-45, 471
  • Arthur (servant): Davis on, 217
  • Arthur, Benjamin F.: L from, 195
  • artillery: Army of N. Va., 225, 276, 374, 534; Galveston, 500; Ky., 301, 467; La., 335, 356, 444, 527; Miss., 335, 358; organization, 73, 77-78, 425; Port Hudson, 529, 590; production plans, 183, 455; S.C., 125, 224; units offered, 78, 141, 142, 485; Vicksburg, 267, 529, 563, 590. See also munitions; Ordnance Bureau
  • Ashby, Turner, 72
  • Ashe, Thomas S.: L from, 158
  • Ashe, William S.: Ls from, 44, 45, 50, 70, 115, 142, 229
  • Ashland, Va., 256, 272
  • Ashmore, J. D., 139
  • Ashton, William R.: L from, 351
  • Atkins, Henry: L from, 205
  • Atkins, John D. C. (sketch, 90): L from, 87-89
  • Atkins, Robert G., 301
  • Atlanta, Ga.: conditions, 177; Davis at, 550, 590; supply depot, 511, 513
  • Atlantic & Gulf Railroad, 299, 326
  • attorney general. See Justice Department
  • Augusta, Ga.: Davis at, 590; L from citizens, 146
  • Austria, 34
  • Autry, James L., 437
  • Averell, William W., 532
  • Avery, Daniel D., 403
  • Avery, William W.: L to, 51

B

  • Bache, Alexander D. (sketch, 4:290): L to, 599
  • Bacon, Azel B. (sketch, 2:90): L from, 64
  • Bacon, Milton E.: L from, 152
  • Badger, George E. (sketch, 5:6): Davis and, 264
  • Bailey, James E., 5
  • Baines, Henry D.: L from, 234
  • Baker, Samuel E.: L from, 158
  • Baldwin, Briscoe G., 484
  • Baldwin, Reese M., 508
  • Baldwin, William E., 162
  • Ball, Dabney: L from, 36
  • Ballinger, William P., 118
  • balloons: CSA, 200, 263, 272; Davis on, 203, 267; U.S., 55, 82
  • Baltimore, Md., 386
  • Baltimore American, 415
  • Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, 56, 378, 402, 408, 410, 437, 458
  • Baltimore Sun, 6, 415
  • Baltzell, Thomas, 439
  • Bank of Louisiana, 200
  • Banks, Nathaniel P. (sketch, 6:268): La. command, 443, 529, 530-31, 559; Valley campaign, 69, 110, 204, 340, 380; mentioned, 233, 424, 499, 595
  • "Banny," 206
  • Barbour, Alfred M. (sketch, 98), 96
  • Barbour, James: L from, 395
  • Barbour, John S., Jr., 98
  • Barbourville, Ky., 332, 335, 351
  • Bardstown, Ky., 418, 437
  • Barham, C. D.: L from, 77
  • Barker, Theodore G.: L from, 224; mentioned, 228
  • Barksdale, Ethelbert (sketch, 4:224): Davis and, 146; L to, 77; Ls from, 228, 486, 525, 526; mentioned, 250
  • Barksdale, William (sketch, 2:116), 284, 521
  • Barnard, Frederick A. P., 72
  • Barnard, Sterling J.: L from, 82
  • Barnes, Nicholas E. (sketch, 7:441): criticized, 196, 231, 246, 252, 518, 530; on burning cotton, 232; salary, 521; L from, 141; mentioned, 198, 352
  • Barnwell, Robert W. (sketch, 4:125): L from, 479
  • Barriere, Charles A. & Brother, 486, 492
  • Barringer, Rufus, 82
  • Barton, Thomas B., 330
  • Batchelor, George: L from, 431
  • Bate, William B., 150
  • Baton Rouge, La.: Battle of, 291, 319, 322, 328-39, 335; mentioned, 356, 399, 419
  • Batson, Felix I.: L from, 142
  • Battery Island, S.C., 239, 241, 308, 324
  • Battle, Cullen A., 263
  • Baxley, Catherine V.: L from, 432; mentioned, 3
  • Baylor, John R.: Indian order, 376, (Davis), 347-48, 467; mentioned, 163, 457
  • Beale, Edward F. (sketch, 5:8), 591
  • Beall, William N. R., 442
  • Beauregard, P. G. T. (sketch, 6:249): artillery organization, 75, 77- 78; assignments, ix-x, 39, 53, 104, 116, 248, 317; Bragg and, 252, 255; Corinth, 54, 114, 139, 194, 243, 245, 249, 254, 267-68, 289-90; criticized, 132, 147-48, 200, 257, 266, 274, 386, 457, (Davis), 198, 218, 243-44, 254, 262, 329, 469; Davis and, ix, xliii, 39, 142, 254-55; V. Davis on, 271; Fort Donelson report, 200; Fort Pillow orders, 290; health, 113, 238, 250, 252, 254, 265, 274, 329, 363; A. S. Johnston and, 40, 86, 106, 114, 116, 123, 128, 132; Manassas report (1861), 101; New Orleans defenses, 156, 157, 307; officers' appointments, 128, 472; praised, 90, 282, 309; recommended, 57, 58, 92, 94, 252, 363, 390; reprimanded, 250; Shiloh, ix, 131, 132, 136, 142; S.C. command, 238, 243, 250, 414, 463, 480, 547, 555; staff, 91, 181, 518; Vicksburg defenses, 161; L to, 156; L from, 131; mentioned, 51, 72, 144, 145, 214, 222, 228, 262, 422, 514
  • Bee, Bernard E. (sketch, 7:226), 595
  • Bee, Hamilton P. (sketch, 595), 503, 591
  • Beirne, George B.: L to, 41; Ls from, 40, 44
  • Beirne, Oliver, 284
  • Belgium, 34
  • Bell, John (sketch, 3:266): L from, 464
  • Belmont, Mo., Battle of, 3, 40, 524
  • Benjamin, Judah P. (sketch, 6:195): criticized, 103, 121; Davis and, 49, 77, 101, 218, 470; V. Davis and, 553; funds for, 330, 335, 464, 475, 481; J. E. Johnston and, 37, 73-74, 78, 98; on cotton trade, 36, rations, 36; as secretary of state, 103, 105, 582-83; Texas defenses, 501; War Dept. report, 60, 71-72; writes for Davis, 29, 33, 43, 44, 376; Es to, 18, 30, 35, 47; Ls to, 20, 32, 34, 72, 91, 107; Ls from, 11, 26-27, 36, 45-46, 64, 71-72, 76, 79, 82, 83, 86, 91, 95, 105, 111, 120, 347, 391, 398, 407, 415, 547; mentioned, 14, 25, 41, 42, 47, 67, 92, 94, 121, 166, 411. See also State Department; War Department
  • Bent, Charles, 594
  • Berkeley plantation, 279
  • Bermuda Hundred, Va., 216, 272
  • Bethel, Tenn., 104, 113
  • Betsy (slave) (ident., 219), 175, 271
  • Bienville, CSS, 161
  • Big Bethel, Va., Battle of, 82, 120, 121, 216
  • Big Black River, Miss., 231, 252, 400, 432
  • Big Creek Gap, Va., 82
  • Big Shanty, Ga., 252
  • Bivouac plantation, 514
  • blacks: book on, 25; free blacks as laborers, 18, 38, in U.S. Army, 122, 224, 237, 344, 375. See also slaves
  • Blaine, James G.: Davis and, 461
  • Blake, Benson: Davis and, 587
  • Blanchard, Albert G.: criticized, 371; in La., 216, 284, 302, 321, 506
  • Bledsoe, Albert T. (sketch, 7:162): L from, 498
  • blockade: Davis on, 55, 579; effects, xii, 20, 34-35, 123, 152, 153; European attitude, 21, 31; invention to thwart, 370
  • blockade-runners, 110, 141, 142. See also specific vessels
  • Bloomery Gap, Va., 57
  • Blount, Robert P.: L from, 499
  • Blount, William A. (sketch, 206), 206, 207
  • Blue Mountain, Ala., 392, 466
  • Blunt, James G., 586
  • Bocock, Thomas S.: L from, 90; mentioned, 63
  • Bolton's Depot, Miss.: Davis brothers' land, 507, 519, 556
  • Bomar, John W., 449
  • Bonham, Milledge L. (sketch, 7:251): L from, 111; mentioned, 15, 262
  • Boone, J. D.: L from, 465
  • Boonsboro, Md., Battle of, 390, 405, 516
  • Bostick, Ferdinand: L to, 600; L from, 3
  • Boston, [John?], 33
  • Boteler, Alexander R.: Davis and, xlvi; mentioned, 124
  • Botts, John M. (sketch, 6:62), 70
  • Bowen, E. L.: L to, 527
  • Bowen, Henry, 508
  • Bowen, John S., 131, 538
  • Bowling Green, Ky.: CSA and, 54, 89, 94, 106, 574; reports on, 11-13, 300
  • Bowmar, J. H. D.: Ls from, cited, 519
  • Boyd, Belle, 485
  • Bradford, Ada Pottenger (niece- in-law) (ident., 180)
  • Bradford, Amanda Davis (sister) (sketch, 2:129), 114, 180, 472, 518
  • Bradford, Charles M. (sketch, 3:43): L from, 136
  • Bradford, David (brother-in-law) (sketch, 1:7), 114, 180
  • Bradford, David, Jr. (nephew) (sketch, 180), 178
  • Bradford, Helen Sumner (niece-in-law) (ident., 115)
  • Bradford, Jefferson Davis (nephew) (sketch, 114): Ls from, 112- 13, 266; mentioned, 539
  • Bradford, Virgie Patterson (niece-in-law), 115
  • Bragg, Braxton (sketch, 3:66): assignments in Miss., 104, 249, 250, 251, 252, 254-56, 274, Tenn., 54, 93, 123, 128, 238; to Chattanooga, 298, 299, 306, 311; criticized, 10, 39, 82, 149, 257, 312, 323, 370, 452, 464, 472, 483, 513; Davis and, viii, x, xlviii, 93, 238, 255, 269, 290, 296, 313, 314, 321, 370, 377, 448, 469, 471, 472, 549; home pillaged, 511; Ky. campaign, vi, x, 303, 332-33, 347, 359, 372, 376-77, 386, 395, 409, 416-17, 437, 448, 467, 579, retreat, 452, 453, 454, 458, 464; Mobile defenses, 81, 117; on Beauregard, 274, Breckinridge, 417, J. L. M. Curry, 312- 13, Lovell, 511, officers, 304, S. Price, 511, railroads, 114, reinforcing Miss., 551; R. Taylor, 322, 324, Tenn. militia, 489, Van Dorn, 417, 511; Pensacola, 113; Polk and, 82, 513; praised, 90, 113; recommended for Trans- Miss. command, 92, 132, 142, 167; reforms of, 260; reports on, 289-90, 486; requested in Charleston, 239, Miss., 467, New Orleans, 157, Vicksburg, 253; Shiloh, 131; E. K. Smith and, 288, 296, 305, 306, 335, 469, 470; staff, 91, 309, 401, 418, 547; Stones River, xii, 584, 590; Tenn. operations, 287, 306, 320, 322, 351, 371, 374, 395, 415, 450, 455, 462, 509-11, 526, 559; Ls to, 249, 251, 253, 256, 296, 298, 302, 321-23, 376-77, 386, 395, 448, cited, 63; Ls from, 249, 250, 252, 255-56, 274, 298, 299, 304, 312-13, 416-17, 462, 509-11, 517, 558, 584; mentioned, 5, 45, 106, 116, 169, 243, 244, 271, 329, 334, 335, 384, 403, 412, 482, 484, 523, 524, 526, 550
  • Bragg, Eliza E. (sketch, 514), 511
  • Bragg, John: on T. H. Watts, 313; L from, 370
  • Bragg, Thomas (sketch, 63): attorney general, 61, 65, 103; Davis and, xliv, xlv; Justice Dept. report, 65; on B. Bragg, 313, cabinet meetings, 64, Davis, 94; Ls from, 34, 45, 65, 120, 329; mentioned, 471
  • Branch, Cordelia E.: L from, 481
  • Branch, Lawrence O. (sketch, 207): criticized, 208, 302; mentioned, 104, 206, 394
  • Branch, Nancy B. (sketch, 207), 206
  • Branch, Robert A., 481
  • Brand, William F.: L from, cited, 182
  • Brannan, Richmond, 295
  • Brasfield, Milton R. (sketch, 495), 494
  • Breckinridge, John C. (sketch, 5:67): Baton Rouge, 319, 322, 329, 335; Ky. campaign, 302, 384, 395, 415, 416- 17, 448, 467; Miss., 54, 128, 268, 400; Murfreesboro, 584; recommended, 92, 347, 457; Shiloh, 131; staff, 286, 370, 400, 418, 433; L from, 302; mentioned, 353, 381, 427
  • Brent, Joseph L., 19
  • Bridgeport, Ala.: Davis at, 549; railroad bridge, 509
  • Brierfield (described, 2:244): crops, 141, 144, 231, 248, 252, 507, 518; Davis on, 53, 198; defense of, 53, 285; evacuated, 176, 200, 228, 252, 530, 539; finances, 252, 478, 599; flooded, 144, 147, 231; livestock, 196, 246, 252, 352, 370, 472, 507, 556; overseers (prewar), 599, (1862), 141, 196, 231, 246, 252, 518, 521, 530; postwar, 400, 514; reported burned, 203, 205, 272; slaves' care, 141, 203, 351-52, 370, 398, 432-33, 478, 530, 557, disloyalty, 196, 227, 231, 246, evacuation, 176, 196, 200, 228, 236, 239, 246, 530, 539, health, 236, 246, 252, 264, 285, 352, 518, hired out, 160, 196, 246, 252, 478, 518, insured, 599
  • Brignola, Count de: L from, 176
  • Bristoe Station, Va., 359, 388
  • Bristol, Va., 99, 130
  • Broad Street Methodist Church: Davis attends, 222
  • Broadwell, William A. (sketch, 7:380): criticized, 462, 518; report by, 465; mentioned, 435
  • Brockenbrough, John M., 394
  • Brockenbrough, John W.: L from, 37
  • Brooke, John M., 465
  • Brooke, Walker (sketch, 2:360): L from, 15
  • Brooks, William M. (sketch, 7:166): L to, 100-102
  • Brown, Albert G. (sketch, 2:22): Ls from, 445, 597
  • Brown, Isaac N. (sketch, 291), 290, 305
  • Brown, Joseph E. (sketch, 7:147): criticized, 175-76; Davis praises, 133; on CSA strategy, 162, conscription, 145, 150-51, 167, 262-63, 299, 451, 477, 564; report on, 563-64; and state troops, 112, 115, 118, 139, 140, 141, 145, 162, 299, 342, 564, 584, (Davis), 115, 133- 34, 140, 141, 143, 145, 159, 338, 461; Ls to, 115, 133-34, 140, 141, 143, 145, 157, 159, 163, 201, 284-85, 516; Ls from, 112, 115, 118, 139, 140, 141, 145, 150-51, 162, 167, 169, 200, 262, 299, 451, 481, 514-15, 556, 584; mentioned, 65, 503, 522, 543
  • Brown, Shepherd: L from, 479
  • Brown, William N., 146
  • Browne, William M. (sketch, 4:374): Davis' aide, 151, envoy, 167, 522; reports on Ga., 563-64; Ls to, 167, 522; Ls from, 85, 151, 563-64; mentioned, 168, 190, 255, 282, 553, 557
  • Brownrigg, Richard T. (sketch, 4:57), 347
  • Brownsville, Texas, 25, 500
  • Bruce, Eli M.: L from, 92
  • Brunswick, Ga., 531, 534
  • Brunswick County, Va., 18
  • Bryan, Guy M.: Davis and, 404; L to, 208; mentioned, 273, 307
  • Buchanan, Franklin (sketch, 592), 10, 91, 589, 590, 593
  • Buchanan, James (sketch, 2:345), 71, 245
  • Buchanan, Va., 440
  • Buckner, John A.: L from, 357
  • Buckner, Simon B. (sketch, 7:306): Fort Donelson, 54, 91, 106; Ky. campaign, 330, 331, 332-33, 335, 347, 372, 384; staff, 410, 418; mentioned, 82, 274, 300, 427, 485, 589
  • Buell, Don Carlos (sketch, 5): operations in Ky., x, 4, 12, 288, 304, 418, 448, Tenn., 118, 128, 131-32, 296, 332, 335, 437, 462, (Davis), 305-306, 322, 469; prisoner exchange order, 371; troop strength, 14, 118, 128, 290, 296; mentioned, 260, 374, 471, 550
  • Buena Vista, Battle of, 203, 594, 598
  • Bullard, Arthur B., 72
  • Bulloch, James D. (sketch, 110), 109
  • Bull Run, Battle of. See Manassas, Va., Battle of
  • Burch, John C.: L from, 24
  • Burgwin, John H. K. (sketch, 1:415), 200, 265
  • Burgwyn, Henry K., 265
  • Burgwyn, Sarah E. P. (sketch, 265), 264
  • Burnett, Henry C.: Ls from, 292, 347, 464; mentioned, 3
  • Burnett, Theodore L., 3
  • Burnside, Ambrose E. (sketch, 6): Fredericksburg, xii, 506, 522, 528, 530- 32, 550, 553, 557; operations in N.C., 105, 111, 116, 119, 189, 191, 219, 241, 304, Va., 339, 343, 357, 374, 424, 498, 516; Roanoke Island, 6, 10, 17, 20, 46- 47; troop strength, 394, 499, 516, 530- 31; mentioned, 207, 265, 275, 340, 394, 535
  • Bursley, Allen A., 598
  • Butler, Andrew J., 391
  • Butler, Benjamin F. (sketch, 216): cotton trade, 463, 468, 596; Davis on, 122, 200, 269, 346, 564; New Orleans command, 202, 214, 224, 292, 300, 391, 436, 437; troop strength, 239, 440; "woman order," 270
  • Byerly, Jacob: L from, 40

C

  • Cabell, Edward Carrington (sketch, 7:190): Ls from, 306, 492
  • Cabell, William L., 229
  • Cairo, Ill., 94, 185
  • Calhoun (steamer), 20, 35
  • Calhoun, John C. (sketch, 1:11), 245
  • Calhoun, William R., 398, 403, 414
  • Cameron, Simon (sketch, 3:196), 311
  • Campbell, James (sketch, 5:92), 598
  • Campbell, John A. (sketch, 7:90): acting secretary of war, 495, 496; on Davis, 103, exemptions, 507, Miss. River trade, 518; Ls from, 496, 596; mentioned, 45, 462
  • Campbell, John P.: L from, 263
  • Camp Holmes, N.C., 316
  • Camp McDonald, Ga., 115, 118, 159
  • Camp Moore, La., 157, 163, 167, 169, 198, 212, 215, 301, 307, 320
  • Camp Pratt, La., 443
  • Canada, 6, 55, 110
  • Canby, Edward R. S., 537
  • Canton, Miss.: L to citizens, 382; L from citizens, 382; mentioned, 442
  • Cantonment Davis, 157
  • Cape Fear River, N.C., 75, 515
  • Capen, Nahum (sketch, 4:94): L to, cited, 323
  • Carleton, James H. (sketch, 594), 591
  • Carondelet, CSS, 161
  • Carr, Charles E. (sketch, 366), 362
  • Carroll, Ferdinand (sketch, 4:241), 598
  • Carroll, William H. (sketch, 30), 29, 30, 146
  • Carter, Albert G., 194
  • Carter, Aleck/Alex (slave) (sketch, 7:4), 197, 264
  • Carter, George W.: L from, 138
  • Carter, Phebe (slave), 197, 264
  • Carter, Stephen (slave), 196, 264
  • Cartwright, Samuel A. (sketch, 4:23): Davises and, 507; L from, 143
  • Caskie, John: L from, 163
  • Castle Thunder, 420
  • Caswell, William R., 27, 29
  • Catching, Harriet L., 597
  • Catching, John, 597
  • Catchings, Thomas J., 519
  • Catherine (servant) (ident., 175), 174, 199, 271, 360
  • Catlett's Station, Va., 354
  • Cause and Contrast, 25
  • Cedar Keys, Fla., 26, 62
  • Cedar Mountain, Va., Battle of, 340, 358, 422
  • Centreville, Va.: Johnston and, 56, 70, 76, 81, 90, 104, 158; mentioned, 370, 375
  • Cevor, Charles, 204, 263, 267
  • Chaffin's Bluff, Va., 180, 275, 281
  • Chamberlain, Samuel E., 381
  • Chambers, Alex (slave), 518
  • Chambers, Allen (slave) (ident., 197), 196
  • Chambers, Henry C.: Davis and, 377; Ls from, 377, 446
  • Chambers, Rachel (slave) (ident., 197)
  • Chambers, W. B.: L to, 599
  • Chambliss, John R. (sketch, 369), 367, 408
  • Chambliss, Samuel L., 444
  • Chancellorsville, Va., Battle of, 260
  • Chandler, Greene C., 328, 351, 407
  • Chapman, Augustus A.: L from, 308; mentioned, 284
  • Chapmanville, Va., 122
  • Charleston, CSS, 291
  • Charleston, S.C.: balloons, 263; commanders, 241, 248, 249, 250-51, 255, 263, 267, 271, 289, 308, 318, 324-25, 343, 414; S. Cooper reports on, 263; defenses, 8-9, 195, 198, 217, 222, 224, 227, 234, 238-42, 249, 250-51, 263, 289, 296, 308, 321, 326, 330, 342, 350, 414, 473, 555, (Davis), 223, 224, 255, 282, 318, 324-25, 343, 436, 466; mail, 129; martial law, 308, 326, 342-43, 347; naval commander, 99; stone fleet, 21, 34; L from citizens, 414
  • Charleston, (W.) Va., 70, 410
  • Charleston & Memphis Railroad, 249
  • Charleston & Savannah Railroad, 224, 324
  • Charleston Courier: Davis and, xlvi
  • Chattahoochee River, 483, 526
  • Chattanooga, Tenn.: Battle of, 260, 471; CSA forces at, 57, 271, 331, 452; Davis visits, 548, 551; defenses, 159, 162; threatened, 205, 252, 296, 298, 306
  • Cheat River, (W.) Va., bridge, 423
  • Cheatham, Benjamin F. (sketch, 7:249), 452, 524
  • Cherokee: chief, 363; CSA and, 82, 170, 318, 329, 363, 498; U.S. and, 363
  • Chesnut, James (sketch, 7:386): circular by, 72; Davis and, xlvi, 308, 439, 452; Ls to, 439, 452, 464; Ls from, 99, 125, 147, 151, 177, 223, 249, 289, 446, 452, 462, 492; mentioned, 478
  • Chesnut, Mary B., 180, 189, 281
  • Cheves, Langdon, Jr., 263
  • Chew, Augustus, 403
  • Chickahominy River, Va.: Davis visits, 203; described, 186, 210, 226; U.S. operations, 185, 204, 210, 217, 272, 273, 274; mentioned, 258
  • Chickamauga, Ga., Battle of, 13, 82, 260, 471
  • Chickasaw, 126, 266, 498
  • Chickasaw Bayou, Miss., Battle of, 563, 587
  • Chicora, CSS, 463
  • Chilton, Robert H. (sketch, 2:687): Magruder and, 297, 359; promotion, 298, 404; reports by, 287, 300; Ls from, 296-97, 404
  • Chilton, William P.: L from, 392; mentioned, 106
  • Chipley, John J.: L from, 7
  • Choctaw, 126, 170, 266, 498
  • Christ Church (Raleigh), 221
  • Christian, Bolivar: L from, 19
  • Churchill, Thomas J., 365
  • Churchwell, William M., 44
  • Cincinnati, Ohio, 387, 523
  • Claiborne, J. F. H. (sketch, 2:115): Ls from, 7, 369
  • Clanton, James H., 414
  • Clapp, Jeremiah W.: L from, 377
  • Clark, Charles: Davis on, 357; recommended, 157; mentioned, 42
  • Clark, Henry T. (sketch, 316): Davis and, 167, 320; on conscription, 152, 314-16, 326, 351; Ls to, 105, 107, 111, 137, 198, 320, 327; Ls from, 104, 105, 128, 152, 198, 298, 314-16, 351; mentioned, 305, 327
  • Clark, John B.: L to, 10; mentioned, 292
  • Clark, John M.: Davis on, 548
  • Clarksburg, (W.) Va., 410, 423
  • Clarksville, Tenn., 449, 467
  • Clay, Clement C. (sketch, 6:174): Ala. appointments, 125, 165; Davis and, ix, xliv, 99, 128, 153-54, 550; on conscription, 545, disaffection, 549; Ls to, 99, 128, 150, 153-54; L from, 150
  • Clay, Henry (sketch, 2:135): criticized, 12; Davis on, 179
  • Clay, Henry, Jr. (sketch, 3:183), 598
  • Clay, Hugh L., 155
  • Clay-Clopton, Virginia T. (sketch, 6:253), xliv, 225
  • Clayton, Alexander M. (sketch, 7:28): L to, 439; Ls from, 75, 382, 439, 558
  • Clayton, Arthur, 382
  • Cleburne, Patrick R., 260, 290, 333, 514
  • Clemens, Jeremiah (sketch, 4:125), 166
  • Clement, W. M.: L from, 405
  • Clements, B. N., 139
  • Cleveland, Frances F., 245
  • Cleveland, Grover, 201
  • Cleveland, Henry: L from, 65
  • Clinch, Henry A., 161
  • Clinton, J. K.: L from, 29
  • Clinton, La.: L from citizens, 194
  • Cloyd's Mountain, Va., Battle of, 410
  • coal industry, 44, 404, 426
  • Cobb, Howell (sketch, 3:394): Davis and, xliii, xlv; Fla. command, 483, 487, 495; prisoner exchanges, 105; recommended, 249; L to, 25; L from, 526; mentioned, 106, 134, 198
  • Cobb, T. R. R. (sketch, 134): Davis and, xliii, xliv, 106, 134; promoted, 423; L from, 106; mentioned, 553, 554
  • Cobden, Richard: Davis and, 24
  • Cochran, Sarah E.: L to, 224; L from, 169
  • Cockpit Point, Va., 55
  • Cold Harbor, Va., Battle of, xlvi
  • Cole, Robert G. (sketch, 381), 379
  • Coleman, Evan J., 183
  • Coleman, Lucy G. (sketch, 183): V. Davis and, 173, 188; mentioned, 179, 190
  • Colerain, N.C., 50
  • Cole's Island, S.C., 234, 239, 241, 242, 308, 324
  • Collier, Robert R.: Ls from, 156, 195, 479, 564
  • Colquitt, Alfred H., 347
  • Columbia, S.C., Confederate Baptist, 451
  • Columbus, Ga.: Bank of, 200, 436; postmaster, 372; mentioned, 66, 481
  • Columbus, Ky.: bank funds, 372, 386; defenses, 4, 15-16, 17, 27, 39, 64, 92, 184; evacuated, 92, 95
  • Columbus, Miss.: L from citizens, 348; mentioned, 470, 523
  • Comanche, 317
  • Commissary Department: bacon, 233; bread, 402, 408; cotton trade, 473- 74, 595; criticized, 97, 257, 268, 462, 518; estimates, 395; flour and grain, 395, 415; officers, 151, 181, 435; pay for supplies, 137, 379; praised, 27; reports on, 26-27, 137, 475, 490; salt, 331; supplies in Ga., 177, 522, 564, at Manassas, 64, 86, 97, in N.C., 489, Tenn., 43, 510-11, at Thoroughfare Gap, 67-68, 97, in Trans-Miss., 307, 320, 362, 595. See also Northrop, Lucius B.
  • Comonfort, Ignacio, 55
  • Compton, William B.: L from, 485
  • Concordia Parish, La., 444
  • Confederate Soldiers Aid Society, 445
  • Confederate States: aliens, 36, 367; cabinet appointments, 105, criticized, 57, 101, meetings, 90-91, 102; census, 453; clerks' appointments, 115; compared to U.S., 567; cotton trade, 34-35, 145, 452, 463, 468; debt, 407; finances, 27, 61, 170, 176, 318, 436, 587; foreign relations, 34-35, 66, 286, 503, 507, 591, (Davis), 415, 561, 576; impressment, 40; Indians and, 126, 170, 235, 266, 319, 329, 348, 361, 466, 498-99; manufacturing, 579; patents, 61, 405; peace efforts, 64, 377, 383, 386, 420, 479; plots against, 70, 75, 181; prices, 27, 213, 233, 263, 275, 308, 320, 371-72, 398, 415, 564, 585, 592; prisoner policy, 72, 105, 122, 309-10, 330, 344; railroad construction, 43, 73, 92, 97, 119, 140, 141, 142, 146-147, 378, 383, 403, 415, 424, 466, control, 28, 33, 155, 336; recognition, 108, 561, (Davis), 55, by France, 87, 109, 139, Great Britain, 87, 109, 184, Spain, 20; relations with Ark., 142, 319, Canada, 110, France, 31, 55, 66, 87, 497, 576, 591, Great Britain, 31, 34, 66, 576, 582, Ky., 34, 64, Md., 64, 70, Mexico, 55, 166, 169, 376, 591, Mo., 10, 64, 237, 371, N.C., 137, West, 327, western Va., 392; support abroad, 21, 109, 184, 374, 402, 582, in Md., 19, 379, 380, 386, 405, 409, 422, U.S., 12, 377; Supreme Court, 61; taxation, 57, 252, 367; telegraph, 384; trade with U.S., 64, 369
  • Congress: adjourns, 409; appointments, 101, 103, 386, 438; appropriations, 25, 58, 111, 139; army bills, 62, 99, 155, 391, 408, 441, 543; composition, 63-64; and conscription, 151, 157, 167, 184, 201, 262, 285, 299, 441, 542-43; convenes, 58, 306, 335; criticized, 167, 247, 489; Davis and, xliii, xliv, xlvii, 62, 63, 101, 441, messages to, 58-62, 346-47; Manassas reports (1861), 101, 293-94; military service of members, 44; Post Office bills, 70, 596; presidential vetoes, 25- 26, 33, 36, 99, 146, 439, 445; Provisional, 58, 63, 74, 386; resolutions on Commissary Dept., 26, S. Price and B. McCulloch, 3; secret sessions, 72, 125; state bonds, 543; Ls to, 7-8, 25-26, 33, 36, 58-62, 119, 125, 138, 143, 150, 346-47, 359, 372, 385, 413, 436, 438; L from congressmen, 390. See also House of Representatives; Senate
  • Congress, USS, 91
  • Conley, Benjamin: L from, 295
  • Connecticut troops, 531
  • Connelly, James W., 239
  • Conrad, Charles M. (sketch, 4:153): resolutions by, 359, 521; L from, 212; mentioned, 87
  • conscription: acts discussed, 149, 259-60, 425, 546, 580; age limits, 156, 347, 409, 451, 453, 473, 479, 484; Ala., 166, 452, 468, 490, 493-94, 497, 541-42; anticipated, 7, 86; Ark., 361, 378; army and, 258, 289, 573; attorney general on, 184, 326, 330; J. E. Brown on, 145, 150-151, 167, 262-63, 299, 451, 477, 564; Davis on, 119-20, 143, 151, 156, 157, 201, 205, 271, 284-85, 322, 330, 347, 367, 372-73, 409, 426, 447, 451, 453, 460, 476-77, 485, 493, 497, 507, 516, 523-24, 556, 568-70; E. Tenn., 25, 175, 329, 331, 332-33, 403, 451, 452, 460, 473, 485, 516, 524; enlistment terms, 162, 326, 330, 383, 402, 432; exemptions for farmers, 493-94, 556, miners, 426, number of requests, 493, for public service, 151, 158, 202, 486, 524, slave control, 112, 494, students, 159, 477, (Davis and), 157, 158, 372-73, 426, 460, 477, 493, 507, 524, 556, 569- 70, 580; Fla., 402, 432, 437; Ga., 145, 150-51, 167, 175, 262-63, 277, 299, 407, 451, 460, 472, 477, 487, 493, 522, 526, 564; Indians, 266; Ky., 332, 367, 417, 485-86; La., 163, 167, 169, 212-15, 239, 271, 301, 322, 440-441, 447, 487, 525, 591; Md., 275; Miss., 176-77, 202, 205, 322, 377, 437, 493, 516, 541-42; navy, 344; N.C., 152, 277, 314-16, 320, 326, 327, 351, 450, 466, 476-77, 486, 488-89, 493, 516, 523-24, 556; officers' appointments, 224, 228, 260, 342; physically unfit, 150, 402, 425, 437; Randolph and, 202, 277, 327, 335-36, 351, 411, 450, 453, 464, 466, 493, 542, 546; "rich man's war," 112, 484, 542, 544, 569; S.C., 372-73, 446, 452-53, 463, 473, 478-79, 516, 547, 564; support for, 90, 147, 148, 151, 477, 516-17, 542; Tenn., 329, 412, 413, 414, 424, 464, 465, 493, 524; Texas, 489, 501-502, 592; twenty-slave law, 495, 516, 542, 569; Va., 277, 408, 424-25, 440, 451, 458, 477, 484, 485, 493, 497, 526
  • Constitution: appropriations procedures, 337, 415; Congress, 63; Davis and, 55, 58, 75, 99, 337, 372, 415, 493, 567-68, 591; Post Office, 61, 413; Provisional, 63, 134; Supreme Court, 61. See also conscription; state rights; Watts, Thomas H.
  • Converse, Thomas M., 369
  • Conway, Elias N. (sketch, 5:26): L from, 152
  • Cook, Henry F. (sketch, 2:227), 598
  • Cook, Joseph J. (sketch, 504), 500
  • Cooke, John R., 423
  • Cooper, Douglas H. (sketch, 3:31): assignments, 397, 403, 522; Elkhorn Tavern, 126; Fort Wayne, 498, 522; staff, 126, 196; Ls from, 126, 266, 329, 522; mentioned, 188, 364
  • Cooper, Douglas H., Jr. (sketch, 126), 126
  • Cooper, Mark A., 28, 33
  • Cooper, Samuel (sketch, 1:108): Davis and, 103, 287, 296; Magruder and, 287-88, 290, 296-97, 300; on captured officers, 311, courts-martial, 424, 479, officer vacancies, 425, strategy, 511- 12, E. Van Dorn's nominations, 234; S.C. trip, 255, 256, 263, 267; Ls from, 234, 263, 287-88, 524, 599; mentioned, 32, 43, 78, 80, 85, 136, 171, 244, 251, 282, 295, 302, 304, 369, 389, 390, 416, 450, 469, 508, 529. See also Adjutant and Inspector General's Office
  • Coosawhatchie, S.C., 463, 464
  • Coppens, George A. G., 301
  • Corinth, Miss.: CSA troops at, 15, 31, 54, 104, 114, 131, 136, 139, 140, 141, 165, 194, retreat, 234, 249, 257, 267-68, 289-90, (Davis), 243-44, 254, 469; U.S. advance, 116, 136
  • Corinth, Miss., Battle of: Davis on, 434, 436, 454; effects, 432, 467; Van Dorn at, v, 290, 419, 436, 454, 480, 537; mentioned, 5, 439, 459, 471
  • Corley, James L. (sketch, 380), 379
  • Corpus Christi, Texas, 501
  • Corse, Montgomery D., 423
  • cotton: destruction proposed, 65, 107; exports (1860), 63; Ga., 556; La., 506; manufacturing, 449, 454; Miss., 57, 127, 437, 450, 468, 486, burned, 228, 231, 238, 248, 252, 255, 399, 433, 463, 478; N.C., 17, burned, 547; as pay for ironclads, 139, 390; production restrictions, 119, 556; trade for salt, 263, 437, 450, 452, 468, 482, 486; trade via New Orleans, 463, 486, 487, 492, 496, 596, Texas, 99, 459, 592, with Europe, 35, 65, 142, 145, 463, 473- 74, 496, 507, 523, France, 87, 486, 492, U.S., 517, 526, 527; Trans-Miss., 275, 596
  • Covington, Thomas T.: L from, 187
  • Cowden, James, 252
  • Cox, Cary: L from, 183
  • Cox, Jacob D. (sketch, 356), 311, 355, 374
  • Cox, Owen B. (sketch, 4:293), 159, 176, 196, 246, 249, 264, 370, 518
  • Creecy, D. W., 598
  • Creek, 150, 318, 361, 498
  • Crenshaw, Joseph H. (sketch, 211), 209
  • Creuzbaur, Robert, 439
  • Cridland, Frederick J., 272
  • Crimea commission, 7, 594
  • Crittenden, George B. (sketch, 4:9): court of inquiry, 72, 105, 488; criticized, 27, 29, 40, 146; Mill Springs, 29-30; L from, 488; mentioned, 91, 264
  • Crook, George, 319, 327
  • Cross Keys, Va., Battle of, 203, 226
  • Cruger, Lewis: L from, 522
  • Cuba, CSS, 20, 35
  • Culbertson, Jacob, 447
  • Cully, Mervin E., 599
  • Culpeper, Va.: supplies at, 97; U.S. troops at, 339, 343; mentioned, 357, 378, 383
  • Culpepper, G. W.: L from, 45
  • Cumberland, USS, 91
  • Cumberland Gap, Tenn.: CSA at, 95, 306, 328, 332, 417; reports on, 44, 82, 91, 403, 458
  • Cumberland River defenses, 5, 12, 94, 383
  • Cumming, Alfred, 459
  • Cummings, David H., 27
  • Cummins, Edmund H., 27
  • Cunningham, W. L.: L from, 106
  • Currin, David M. (sketch, 90): Ls from, 43, 87-89
  • Curry, J. L. M. (sketch, 6:254): L from, 256-59; mentioned, 106, 313
  • Curtis, R. G.: L from, 173
  • Curtis, Samuel R. (sketch, 216): Elkhorn Tavern, 126; operations in Ark., 214, 360, 395, Mo., 558; mentioned, 348
  • Cuthbert, Edward B.: L from, 338

D

  • Dacotah, USS, 151 
  • Dahlgren, Charles G.: L from, 289 
  • Dalton, Ga., 378 
  • Dameron, William H. (sketch, 435): L from, 479; mentioned, 433, 521 
  • Daniel, Augusta T. (sketch, 192): and Davis children, 192; L from, cited, 192 
  • Daniel, Junius (sketch, 369), 273, 358, 367, 477 
  • Daniel, Peter V., Jr.: Ls from, 72, 151, 256 
  • Danville, Va., railroad, 38, 73, 140, 378 
  • Dargan, Edmund S.: L from, 483 
  • Darnestown, Md., 380 
  • Datcher, Francis: Davis on, 599 
  • Davenport, Thomas G.: L from, 147 
  • Davenport, Walter T.: L from, 175 
  • Davidson, Henry B. (sketch, 406), 405 
  • Davis, A. W. G. (sketch, 122): Ls from, 120-21, 319, 440 
  • Davis, Eliza Van Benthuysen (sister-in-law) (sketches, 1:272, 2:122): health, 148, 197, 247, 264, 352, 370, 399, 433, 472, 478, 518; on C. K. Marshall, 161, Vicksburg defenses, 356; L from, 356-57, cited, 197; mentioned, 53, 176 
  • Davis, Frances Peyton (niece-in- law) (ident., 7:42), 553, 557 
  • Davis, George: L from, 57 
  • Davis, Hugh Robert (nephew) (sketch, 1:275): and Davis' slaves, 351, 370, 399, 433, 472, 478; L from, cited, 248 
  • Davis, Isaac Williams (brother) (sketch, 1:13), 555 
  • Davis, J. Lucius, 309, 319

Davis, Jefferson

  • --education: Miss., 598; schoolmate, 481; USMA, 122, 127, 265, 319 
  • --family: aides live with, 191-92, 221; birth of son, 10; and children, 172, 174, 176, 179, 188, 189, 192, 199, 209, 218, 236, 244, 253, 264-65, 269, 280, 281, 549, 553, 557; children's nursery, 219, teacher, 192; compared to son, 179; CSA service, 113, 126, 148, 178, 195, 266, 370, 549; daughter's L, 360; father's death, 236; Howell family, 87, 113, 178, 181, 185, 220, 222, 282- 83, 549, 553, 557; L to brother-in-law, 278; nephews' Ls, 112-13, 159, 167, 231- 32, 266; in Raleigh, 168-69, 172, 174, 176, 178-79, 187-89, 192, 198-200, 203, 205-207, 209-10, 217-18, 219-21, 224-25, 234-39, 243-44, 253-54, 262, 264-65, 268-69, 271, 273, 280-83, 304-305, 317, 338, 357, 360; sister-in-law's L, 356- 57; son's illness, 179, 218, 238, 243, 253, 262, 264, 268, 280; Taylor relatives, 70, 72, 178, 188, 202, 341, 400, 403, 448, 553, 600; travel pass for, 150; visits niece, 560. See also Davis, Hugh Robert; Davis, Joseph Emory; Davis, Joseph Robert; Davis, Varina Howell; Keary, Helen Davis; Keary, Patrick Foley 
  • --Mexican War: associates, 3, 28, 44, 96, 136, 159, 162, 200, 366, 400, 425, 598, 599; brigadier generalship, 299; pistols, 203 
  • --military career, 265, 375 
  • --opinions: army discipline, 499, morale, 269, 578, organization, 456; balloons, 203; Banks's expedition, 534; Beauregard, x, 39, 218, 243-44, 254, 469; Benjamin, 49, 101; besieged cities, 108; Bragg, 93, 321, 371, 469; brigading by states, 42, 171; Butler, 200, 269; Caesar, 236; commanding general, 99; compulsory service, 573; CSA soldiers, 209, 217, 571-72; Corinth, 434; cost of living, 372; criticism, 53, 93, 101-102, 178-79, 287, 293-94, 305, 321-22, 371, 409, 574; G. B. Crittenden, 30, 488; J. L. M. Curry, 321; J. J. Deavenport, 527; J. D. B. De Bow, 219; defensive strategy, 58, 100, 293-94; disaffection, 69, 194, 549; duration of war, 60, 177; E. Tenn., 547; extortioners, 588-89; J. B. Floyd, 54; Forrest, 512; Fort Donelson, 53, 91; fortifications, 77; furloughs, 34, 60; Grant, 323; P. O. Hebert, 359; A. P. Hill, 303; B. H. Hill, 461; Hindman, 359, 528; Holmes, 439; homespun, 579; Indian cavalry, 528- 29; ironclads, 108; J. C. Ives, 555; A. S. Johnston, 132, 138, 597; J. E. Johnston, 56, 79, 81, 98, 174, 209, 265, 576, 578; Ky. campaign, 448, 455, 469; G. W. C. Lee, 185; R. E. Lee, 203, 211, 222, 254, 280, 409; S. D. Lee, 578; legions, 125; loss of property, 53, 203; La. brigade, 253; Lovell, 262; McClellan, 7, 185, 280, 283; McCown, 140; Magruder, 594; martial law, 325, 586; Miss. River control, 561-62; morale, 75, 178, 469, 533, 551; munitions purchased abroad, 59, 209-10; New Orleans defenses, 143; officers' appointments, vii, 65, 124, 150, 339, 436, 491-92, 550; Ordnance Bureau, 124; partisanship, 477, 508, 597; peace, 55; Pemberton, 318, 324-25, 343, 439, 577; Pettus, 575; Pillow, 39, 54; Pope, 305, 310; Port Hudson, 577; S. S. Prentiss, 597; presidential powers, 337, 491; press, 93, 321; S. Price, 103; prisoners, 310, 349; privateering, 7-8; public life, 179; recognition, 576; relief for families, 569; reserve forces, 570; Richmond defenses, 177, 178, 181, 561; rifles, 454; Roanoke Island, 47, 51, 59; secession, 566; Seven Days' campaign, 270, 280; Seven Pines, 209; short-term enlistments, 60; skulkers, 571; slaves as miners, 426; E. K. Smith, 322, 469-70; G. W. Smith, 217; Steinwehr, 310; tactics, vii, 235-36; "total war," v, 310, 567, 575; uniforms, 600; U.S., 55, 566-67, 588, strategy and tactics, v, 3, 94, 243, 309, 346, 409, 516, 574, 576-77; unity of command, 395, 455, 470; Valley campaign, 203; Van Dorn, 540; vanity, 597; Vicksburg defenses, 577; T. H. Watts, 321; Whiting, 230; women, 224, 571, 579 
  • --personal: attends funerals, xliii, xliv; belongings, 53, 176, 196, 203; Biblical allusions, 295, 574, 576, 588; boyhood home, 13; confirmation, 168, 182; courtship of V. Davis, 597; death of A. S. Johnston, 132, 135; described, viii, 13, 37, 118, 169, 282, 549, 581, 584, 589; educates F. Carroll, 598; favorite hymns, 181, 221; finances, 168, 205, 252, 411; fraternity membership, 599; gifts to, 3, 235; health, 22, 144, 169, 187, 212, 220, 221, 235, 243, 244, 254, 264, 273, 387, 533, 549, 553; historical allusions, 102, 203, 236, 567, 599; horses, 99, 128, 218, 222, 235, 264, 299; Ls of condolence and introduction, 146, 483, 599; lifestyle described, 104, 192, 441; literary allusions, 178, 236, 549, 575; nicknames "Winnie" and "Banny," 169, 206; provenance of correspondence, 54; reading tastes, 24, 169; recommendations (civilian), 10, 85, 119, 192, 457, 599, (military and naval), 31, 50, 83, 125, 136, 195, 223, 350, 375, 445, 446, 454, 459, 463, 484, 489, 496, 521, 526, 548, 556, 597-99; religion, 39, 58, 168, 172, 174, 178-79, 182, 192, 209-10, 218, 219, 235, 237, 343, 347, 533, 579, 588; sits for sculptor, xliii, xliv; smoking, 221, 225, 348; social life, xlv-xlvii, 33, 66, 131, 558, 600 
  • --planter: Hinds County plantation, 431, 481, 519, 556. See also Brierfield 
  • --political (prewar): canvasses Miss. (1845), 597; House of Representatives, 308, 597; presidential elector (1844), 597, nomination (1860), 216 
  • --president: accepts troops, 3, 134, 194-95, 235, vessel, 32; addresses troops, 133, 181, 217, 287, 548; amnesty, 26; appointment policies, 31, 33, 34, 65, 99, 101, 115, 125, 128, 134, 135, 150, 153-54, 165, 171, 224, 238, 284, 302, 320, 339, 347, 351, 404, 436, 438, 450, 452, 473, 508, 515, 527, 528; appointments, 318, (aides and secretary), 95, 105, 146, 151, 157, 189, 439, 452, (cabinet), 15, 105, 107, 108, (civilian), 33, 152, 208, 372, (generals), 131, 210, 212, 223, 410, 423, 480, (military), 72, 153-54, 200; appropriations, 25, 415; army discharges, 481, discipline, 93, 102, 351, 385, 499, furloughs, 60, 77-78, increase, 79, organization, 15, 34, 42, 99, 125, 130, 134, 157, 158, 170, 171, 199, 201, 227, 264, 347, 427, 441, 456, pay, 146, 378, rations, 36, transfers, 5, 15, uniforms, 138, 578, 600; Army of N. Va. commander, 207; authorizes funds, 330, 335, 464, 475, 481; bank regulations, 152, 153; British subjects in army, 272; cabinet meetings, 56, 64, 90, 101-102; captured, 189-90; clemency and pardons, 11, 34, 90, 136, 252, 296, 376, 384, 385, 420, 478, 547, 552; clerks' pay, 372, 493; commanding general, 99; compared to G. Washington, 25, 28, 38, 109; confers with Beauregard, xliii, A. R. Boteler, xlvi, B. Bragg, 471, 472, T. Bragg, xliv, J. Chesnut, 308, J. B. Clark, 10, H. Cobb, xliii, xlv, T. R. R. Cobb, xliv, xlvii, congressmen, xliii-xlv, xlvii, J. Elliott, xlv, J. W. Fearn, xlviii, W. W. Finney, 435, T. J. Foster, 458, S. G. French, xliv, 367, W. Goodman, 28, M. D. Graham, xlv, D. Green, 73, R. Hawes, 372, 386, 420, T. S. Haymond, 497, H. W. Hilliard, xlvi, Holmes, xlvii, W. R. Holt, xlvi, B. Huger, xlvii, T. M. Jack, xliv, Jackson, xlvi, xlvii, J. P. Johnson, 419, R. W. Johnson, 45, J. E. Johnston, 56, 81, 130, 186, 203, E. La Sere, 301, Lee, xliv, xlvi, xlvii, 75, 203, 339, T. B. Lewis, 19, S. R. Liddell, 13, 54, Longstreet, xlv-xlvii, Magruder, xlvii, 297, 338, W. W. Malet, xlvii, H. Marshall, 328, 429, J. F. Marshall, 138, Miss. congressmen, 377, W. Nicholson, xlv, N.C. legislators, xliii, 534, W. S. Oldham, 432, Pemberton, 560, W. N. Pendleton, xlvi, 368, A. H. Polk, 39, L. Polk, 480, 513, S. Price, 563, T. Pryor, xlviii, Quakers, xlvii, Reagan, xliv, 105, W. C. Rives, xlvi, 273, F. B. Sexton, xlvii, E. K. Smith, 472, 479, G. W. Smith, xlv, xlvii, 208, 211, 346, J. E. B. Stuart, xlv, W. B. Taliaferro, xliii, R. Taylor, 301, Z. B. Vance, 426, 450, 477, 489, T. B. Venable, 195, Va. delegates, 18-19, legislators, 181, J. H. Wheeler, xlvi, L. T. Wigfall, xlviii, 395, 432, D. R. Williams, xlviii, W. T. Withers, 80; considers resignation, 103; correspondence published, 263, 329; criticized, 17, 28, 100-102, 179, 190, 194, 247, 286, 293-94, 305, 321-22, 478, 574, 584, 589, for cotton burning order, 231, 238, 248, for military actions, vi, 29, 41, 54, 93, 100-102, 117, 153-54, 170-71, 246, 254, 312, 370-71, 470, 557, 574; European press on, 109; election, 102, 565; financial powers, 175; flight from Richmond, 155, 180, 316, 335; generals' discretion, 65, 69, 153, 185, 587; inauguration, 52, 55, 58, 108-109; interviewed, xlvi; legislation suggested, 408, 425, 436, 438, 441, 596; martial law proclamations, 66, 67, 75, 90, 96, 100, 123, 138, 158, 347, 564; messages to Congress, 58-62, 346-47; as military commander, 37, 57, 58, 64, 75, 88, 92, 94, 106, 124, 133, 162; naturalization, 36; office described, 102; praised, 39, 75, 108-109, 245, 273, 286, 302, 312, 346, 382, 457, 584; proclaims days of fasting and prayer, 53, 163, 377; proclamations about Butler, 564, to invaded regions, 386, 389; receptions, xliii, 58; reprimands Beauregard, 198, L. Cruger, 522, W. B. Harrison, 348, J. E. Johnston, 49, 80, 171, W. Keyes, 528, Loring, 425, H. Marshall, 344, 426, 429, J. Mullins, 238, 251, F. W. Pickens, 476, A. Pike, 275, 330, Randolph, 452, 491, 496, Van Dorn, 480, Whiting, 42, R. W. Woolley, 401; reviews troops, 548, 560, 589-90; salary, 3, 75; schedule, viii, 65, 104, 154, 169, 223, 276, 324, 357, 384, 413, 472, 533; soldier's appeal, 233; speaks at Jackson, 565-79, Knoxville, 547, Mobile, 587-89, Murfreesboro, 548, Richmond, 133, 181, 217, 287, Vaiden, 560; support for, 29, 64, 103, 181, 451, 527, 552; trade policies, 369, 452, 475, 482, 486, 490, 492, 496, 527; vetoes, 25-26, 33, 36, 99, 146, 439, 445; visits Chattanooga, 548, 551, front lines, xliv-xlvi, 174, 199, 209, 243, 268, 276, Grenada, 560, Jackson, 560, 565, 587, Mobile, 587, Montgomery, 550, Murfreesboro, 514, 548, 551, Raleigh, 253, Vaiden, 560, Vicksburg, 560, 564, 587. See also Confederate States 
  • --prison, 182, 190, 555 
  • --relations with: W. Adams, 11; J. L. Alcorn, 17; E. C. Anderson, xlvii; A. D. Bache, 599; F. A. P. Barnard, 72; Beauregard, ix, 101; J. D. Bradford, 114; B. Bragg, x, 313, 321; T. Bragg, 63; L. O. Branch, 207; J. E. Brown, 133, 163, 263, 564; F. Buchanan, 593; cabinet, 64, 100; C. C. Clay, ix, xliv, 99, 128, 153, 165, 550; T. R. R. Cobb, 106, 134; Congress, 64, 101; S. Cooper, 287; G. B. Crittenden, 30; A. W. G. Davis, 122; J. R. Davis, 192, 221; T. C. De Leon, 189; L. J. Dupre, 444; E. C. Eggling, 183; H. S. Foote, 384; Forrest, 512; J. Forsyth, 293; A. J. Gonzales, 108; R. O. Greenhow, 244, 253; Hampton, 463; Hardee, 14; I. G. Harris, 465; W. P. Harris, 45; B. N. Harrison, 555; Holmes, 585; Ives, 558; Jackson, 38; A. S. Johnston, vii, viii, 13, 93, 106, 117, 118, 132, 135, 170; J. E. Johnston, xi, 52, 69, 98, 101, 171, 187, 202, 204, 208, 209, 211, 253, 471, 587; J. S. Johnston, 418; W. P. Johnston, 191, 221, 549, 557; D. R. Jones, 554; G. W. Jones, 526; S. T. Jones, 253; L. Q. C. Lamar, 202, 222, 592; G. W. C. Lee, 253; R. E. Lee, vii, 222, 226, 230, 276, 280, 324, 340, 345, 368, 383, 387, 423, 483, 516, 534; S. D. Lee, 519; S. R. Liddell, 13; F. R. Lubbock, 505; J. Lyons, 596; McClellan, 7; J. P. McCown, 149; Magruder, 297; H. Marshall, 199, 328, 384, 429; Memminger, 63; C. F. E. Minnigerode, 182, 269; T. O. Moore, 387, 412; A. C. Myers, 277; Pemberton, 9; W. N. Pendleton, 390; J. Perkins, 41, 45, 478; J. J. Pettus, 555; M. W. Philips, 10; F. Pierce, 599; G. J. Pillow, 200; Polk, ix, 39; S. Price, 101; Randolph, 103, 121, 491; H. M. Rector, 193; W. C. Rives, 600; S. A. Roberts, 127, 462; J. A. Shaw, 598; H. H. Sibley, 84; E. K. Smith family, 31; G. W. Smith, 333; N. B. Tucker, 111; Vance, 450, 476, 477; Van Dorn, 136, 246, 459, 480; T. H. Watts, 314; J. H. Wheeler, 235; Whiting, 42; Wigfall, 471; J. T. Wood, 190; Woolley family, 401; Yancey, ix, 165, 313 
  • --retirement, 183, 519, 582 
  • --secretary of war: Apalachicola River obstructions, 487; appointments and discharges, 7, 14, 599; Crimea commission, 7, 594; and A. J. Gonzales, 108; and Grant, 323; messenger, 599; A. Mordecai mission, 598; Pacific Railroad surveys, 57; patronage, 598, 599; rifle caliber, 456; USMA discipline, 598 
  • --Senate, 30, 235, 261, 375, 599 
  • --servants and slaves: Arthur, 217; Betsy, 175, 219, 271; care of, 141, 203, 351-52, 370, 398, 432-33, 478, 530, 557; A. Carter, 197; P. Carter, 197; S. Carter, 196; Catherine, 174, 199, 360; Alex Chambers, 518, Allen Chambers, 196; Davis visits, 557; V. Davis on, 239; Ed, 352; N. Green, 518; health, 236, 246, 252, 264, 285, 352, 518; hired out, 160, 196, 246, 252, 478, 518; Jim, 217, 253, 271; Jimmy, 217; J. H. Jones, 189; B. T. Montgomery, 599; morale, 196, 227, 231, 246; Pompey, 518; S. Rinah, 599; Robert, 199; N. Rome, 196; J. Romeo, 197; J. Westly, 246 
  • Davis, Jefferson, Jr. (son) (sketch, 6:110): Davis on, 174, 189, 192, 209, 218, 224, 264, 557; V. Davis on, 199, 553; education, 192, 360; and W. N. Edwards, 179; health, 206, 360; mentioned, 175, 282 
  • Davis, Joseph Emory (brother) (sketch, 1:19): cotton burned, 228, 232, 252, 399, 433, 478; finances, 160, 169, 252, 352, 399, 433, 478; health, 141, 144, 286, 352, 507, 518; Hurricane burned, 204, 272; on generals, 147, 197, 246, 250, 252, 264, 371, 507, 517, Miss. River trade, 518, overseers, 196, 246, 518, 530, Pemberton, 472, 478, Van Dorn, 264, 285, 433; plantation search, 160, 196, 246-47, 352, 370, 398-99, 432-33, 472, 507; purchases Fleetwood, 517; and slaves, 160, 196, 231, 236, 246, 264, 285, 286, 352, 356, 370, 371, 398-99, 432-33, 472, 478, 507, 518, 530, 539; visits Davis Bend, 236, 239, 246; Ls to, 53, 198, 507; Ls from, 144, 147-48, 159- 60, 196-97, 228, 236, 246-47, 249-50, 252, 264, 285-86, 351, 370, 371, 398- 400, 432-33, 472, 478, 507, 517-18, 530, 539, cited, 520; mentioned, 202, 219, 286, 291, 403, 481 
  • Davis, Joseph Evan (son) (sketch, 6:250): Davis and, 179, 192, 218, 253; health, 199, 206; mentioned, 147, 173, 175, 188, 305, 360, 553, 557 
  • Davis, Joseph Robert (nephew) (sketch, 6:265): Davis' envoy, 233, 412, travels with, 549; V. Davis and, 188, 199, 220, 271, 553, 557; lives in White House, 192, 217, 221; L to, 412; mentioned, 189, 253, 515, 555 
  • Davis, Joseph W., 120 
  • Davis, Lucinda Throckmorton (sister-in-law) (sketch, 2:212), 183 
  • Davis, Margaret Howell. See Hayes, Margaret Davis 
  • Davis, R. M.: L from, 200 
  • Davis, Reuben (sketch, 3:194): criticized, 13; and Miss. troops, 15, 31, 580; L to, 31; L from, 31 
  • Davis, Samuel A. (brother) (sketch, 1:20), 183 
  • Davis, Samuel Emory (father) (sketch, 1:8): Davis on, 236 
  • Davis, Sarah Knox Taylor (wife) (sketch, 1:347), 180, 341 
  • Davis, Susan Gartley (sister-in- law) (sketch, 555), 553, 557 
  • Davis, Varina Anne (daughter), 169, 190 
  • Davis, Varina Howell (wife) (sketch, 2:53): attends church, 182, 220; birth of son, 10; courted by Davis, 597; criticized, 173, 175; described, 265; dresses from Europe, 515; finances, 168-69, 187-88; health, 222; nicknames "Winnie" and "Banny," 169, 206; on Brierfield, 200, 205, 239, Fredericksburg, 552-53, 557, Grant, 323, R. Griffith, 282, F. J. Haywood, 188, 235, J. E. Johnston, 557, J. H. Jones, 190, H. L. P. King, 553, L. Q. C. Lamar, 220, G. W. C. Lee, 185, R. W. Lee, 188, McClellan, 205, 282, Raleigh, 187-88, 199, 224, 265, 271, defenses, 189, 305, Richmond defenses, 188-89, 199, 239, 282, slaves, 200, 205, 239, 557, G. W. Smith, 200, 553; pension for, 519; pistols for, 253; in Raleigh, 168-69, 172, 174, 176, 178-79, 187-89, 192, 198- 200, 203, 205-207, 209-10, 217-21, 224- 25, 234-39, 243-44, 253-54, 262, 264-65, 268-69, 271, 273, 280-83, 304-305, 317, 338; relations with Benjamin, 553, J. D. Bradford, 112, E. E. Bragg, 514, Branch family, 207, Davis family, 553, 557, J. D. Grant, 323, Gwin family, 188, Hardee, 14, 548, Ives family, 557, L. M. Johnston, 550, W. P. Johnston, 189, 199, 222, 557, D. R. Jones, 553, M. S. McLean, 282, Memminger, 63, M. T. Myers, 278, K. Rayner, 188, L. M. Wood, 188; servants, 174, 187, 199, 219, 271; visits Richmond from Raleigh, xlvii, 282, 357, 360; Ls to, 168-69, 172, 174, 178-79, 187, 200, 203, 209-10, 217-18, 235-37, 238, 243-44, 253-54, 262, 264- 65, 268-69, 280-81, 282-83, 548-49, 597, cited, 520, 582; Ls from, 176, 187-89, 199, 200, 205-206, 219-20, 224-25, 234- 35, 239, 271, 273, 282, 304-305, 317, 338, 552-53, 557; mentioned, xliv, 4, 13, 70, 132, 133, 147, 167, 403, 404, 479, 518, 530, 556, 599 
  • Davis, William G. M., 129, 137 
  • Davis, William Howell (son) (sketch, 182): birth, 10; christened, xliv; health, 188, 199, 206, 220, 235, 239, 271, 273, 282, 305, 317, 338 (Davis), 179, 218, 238, 243, 253, 262, 264, 268, 280; mentioned, 147, 173, 175, 192, 553, 557 
  • Davis Bend, Miss., 148, 247, 285. See also Brierfield; Hurricane plantation 
  • Day's Point, Va.: Davis on, 107 
  • Deavenport, James J.: L from, 527 
  • DeBardeleben, A. Warren, 295 
  • De Bow, James D. B. (sketch, 218), 217 
  • De Bow's Review, 218, 327 
  • Debray, Xavier B., 504 
  • Decatur, Ala., 57, 104 
  • Decatur, Ga., 564 
  • de Lagnel, Julius A. (sketch, 364), 320, 361 
  • De Leon, Thomas C. (sketch, 189), 187, 558 
  • Democratic party (U.S.), 420, 463 
  • Department No. 1 commander, 255 
  • Department of Northern Virginia, 69, 74 
  • De Saussure, William D., 222, 414 
  • Desha, Joseph, 479 
  • Devine, Lizzie: L from, 457 
  • Deyerle, Madison P., 78 
  • Diamond Place plantation (described, 2:56), 285 
  • Dibble, ----, 119 
  • Dickinson, Alfred E.: Davis on, 10 
  • Dickson, Christopher R. (sketch, 7:54): L to, 238; Ls from 248, 250; mentioned, 159-60, 196, 247, 352, 553 
  • Dickson, Letitia H. (sketch, 7:42), 445 
  • Dickson, Olivia H. (ident., 161) 
  • Dill, Benjamin F. (sketch, 2:302): L from, 57 
  • Dix, John A. (sketch, 3:372), 122, 309 
  • Dixie (riverboat), 160 
  • Dixon, Robert E.: L from, 120 
  • Doles, George, 423 
  • Doniphan, Alexander W. (sketch, 3:224), 594 
  • Dortch, William T.: L from, 57 
  • Dotson, Josephus, 527 
  • Doubleday, Abner (sketch, 7:213), 394 
  • Douglas, Stephen A. (sketch, 3:316): L to, 599; mentioned, 261, 375 
  • Downing, Reuben N. (sketch, 2:672), 598 
  • Dranesville, Va., 165, 479 
  • Drayton, Thomas F. (sketch, 1:70), 516 
  • Drewry's Bluff, Va.: Battle of, 178, 184, 190, 343; Davis visits, 178, 276; defenses, 228, 229, 275, 385, 422, (Davis), 107-108, 174, 281, 368; Lee visits, 303 
  • Drouyn de Lhuys, Edouard, 583 
  • Dublin Depot, Va., 319 
  • Duke, Basil W. (sketch, 334), 332 
  • Dumont, Ebenezer, 401 
  • Duncan, D. G.: L from, 152 
  • Duncan, James A. (sketch, 222), 220 
  • Duncan, Johnson K., 156, 157 
  • Dunmore, Earl: L from, 274 
  • Dunn, Isaac B.: L from, 485 
  • Dunovant, John (sketch, 325): assignments, 222, 296, 321; mentioned, 324 
  • Dunwody, John, 407 
  • Dupre, Jacques, 443 
  • Dupre, Lucius J. (sketch, 444): L to, 444; L from, 440-41 
  • Duryea, Richard C., 36 
  • Duryea, Robert S., 15 
  • Duvall, Rose G. (sketch, 245), 244 
  •  Duvall, William P., 245    

E 

  • Early, Jubal A., 78, 309, 554 
  • Eastport, Miss., 92 
  • East Tennessee: conditions, 25, 28, 29-30, 43, 91, 331-33, 485; CSA troops in, 43, 56, 91, 93, 299, 331-33; conscription, 25, 175, 329, 331, 332-33, 403, 451, 452, 460, 473, 485, 516, 524; Davis on, 93, 262, 460, 547, 551; defenses, 484; martial law, 138; raiders from, 404, 458; threatened, 5, 82, 86, 252, 288; unionism, 24, 25, 27, 43, 331, 333, 366, 404, 458, 460, 485, 547. See also Tennessee 
  • East Tennesseee & Georgia Railroad, 509 
  • Echols, John, 418 
  • Ed (slave), 352 
  • Edenton, N.C., 45 
  • Edmondston, Catherine, 175 
  • Edwards, Haden H.: L from, 480 
  • Edwards, Weldon N. (sketch, 182): Davis on, 179; Ls to, 50, 54; L from, 45; mentioned, 207 
  • Egger, John T.: L from, 24 
  • Eggling, Edward G. (sketch, 183): Davis on, 179, 217; mentioned, 220, 253 
  • Eggling, Margaret B. (ident., 183), 189 
  • Elford, Charles J.: Davis and, 452; mentioned, 446, 464, 473 
  • Elizabeth River, Va., obstructions, 125, 129 
  • Elkhorn Tavern, Ark., Battle of: discussed, 126, 318; Indian troops, 126, 170, 266; mentioned, 92, 216, 249, 419, 425 
  • Elliott, John: Davis and, xlv 
  • Elliott, Stephen, 479 
  • Ellis, John W. (sketch, 7:125), 317 
  • El Paso, Texas, 591 
  • Eltham's Landing, Va., 171 
  • Elzey, Arnold (sketch, 7:265), 27 
  • Emancipation Proclamation: anticipated, 119; Davis on, 548; effects in North, 420, 422, 446, 484, South, 494 
  • Emory, William H. (sketch, 2:662), 598 
  • Enfield rifles, 44, 83, 255, 353, 403 
  • Engineers, Bureau/Corps of: assignments, 69, 343, 487; pay, 233-34; and railroads, 392, 437; mentioned, 260, 302, 336. See also Gilmer, Jeremy F. 
  • England. See Great Britain 
  • Etna Coal Mines, 44 
  • Europe: and blockade, 21, 31; munitions from, 121, 133, 145, 164, (Davis), 59, 142, 209-10; recognition of CSA, 377, 503, (Davis), 576; trade with, 35, 145, 475; U.S. and, 20-21, 463. See also France; Great Britain; Spain 
  • Eustis, George, Jr. (sketch, 6:245), 21 
  • Evans, Nathan G. (sketch, 7:428): Leesburg report, 95-96; N.C. assignment, 482, 486, 554; mentioned, 398 
  • Evansport, Va., 67 
  • Ewell, Richard S. (sketch, 7:339): assignments, 162, 199, 203-204, 393; on J. P. Benjamin, 75, 8th La. Brigade, 254; wounded, 366, 369, 394; mentioned, 554

F

  • Fagan, James F. (sketch, 365), 361, 457 
  • Fain, Richard G., 29, 150 
  • Fairchilds, William, 28 
  • Fairfax, Archibald B., 298 
  • Fairfax, Archibald C.: L from, 298 
  • Fairfax Court House, Va., 119, 373 
  • Fairmont, (W.) Va., 423 
  • Fair Play (CSA transport), 352, 356, 362, 483 
  • Falkner, William C.: L from, 348; mentioned, 43 
  • Falls, H. H.: L from, 27 
  • Farish, Hazlewood M. (nephew-in- law) (sketch, 2:480), 180 
  • Farish, Jane Lucinda Davis (niece) (sketch, 1:282), 180 
  • Farish, Katherine Power (grandniece-in-law) (ident., 180) 
  • Farish, William Stamps (grandnephew) (sketch, 180): Davis and, 178, 195, 549 
  • Farragut, David G. (sketch, 582): New Orleans, 156, 160, 197, 575; Vicksburg, 291; mentioned, 592 
  • Farrand, Ebenezer, 141 
  • Farrow, James: Ls from, 447, 449 
  • Fayetteville, N.C., 75, 77, 116 
  • Fearn, John Walker (sketch, 7:453), xlviii, 590 
  • Featherston, Winfield Scott (sketch, 3:275): assignments, 227, 482; praised, 52; L from, 465 
  • Fennel, Nelson, 490 
  • Ferebee, Dennis D., 489 
  • Fernandina, Fla., 136 
  • Ficklin, B. F., 153 
  • Figures, Henry S., 458 
  • Finegan, Joseph: criticized, 32; and Fla. troops, 129, 402, 437, 481 
  • Finney, William W.: L from, 435 
  • Fisher, Samuel B.: L from, 393 
  • Fitch, Graham N. (sketch, 6:364): Davis on, 318 
  • Fitzgerald, William B.: Ls from, 72, 141 
  • Fitzpatrick, Abraham: L from, 145 
  • Fitzpatrick, Alexander: L from, 484 
  • Fleetwood plantation: described, 519 
  • Flint River, Ga., 526 
  • Florence, Ala., 40, 44 
  • Florida: commander, 32, 136, 481, 483, 485, 487; CSA and, 438-39, 447, 483, 485, 487; conscription, 402, 432, 437; Davis on, 349; food supplies, 438, 447, 481; gunboat construction, 141; invaded, 129, 136; martial law, 136; slaves, 349, 438, 447; speculators, 446, 487; threatened, 481, 526; unionism, 136; U.S. troops in, 129, 349, 438, 451, 467; L from citizens, 447; L from congressmen, 129 
  • Florida, CSS: described, 593; mentioned, 110, 590 
  • Florida troops: 1st Special Battalion, 32; 1st Cavalry, 129, 137; cavalry, 137, 402, 414; militia, 136, 349, 487; officers, 32, 482; serve outside state, 349, 483; strength, 447 
  • Floyd, John B. (sketch, 6:166): criticized, 47, 284; Fort Donelson, 52, 54, 91, 106, 123; operations, 57, 528, 600; recommended as commander in Tenn., 27, 30, 150, Va., 140, 146, 156, 172; relieved, 91; L from, 600 
  • Floyd, Richard F., 136 
  • Folger, Rufus W.: L from, 51 
  • Fontaine, Edmund: L from, 256 
  • Foote, Andrew H. (sketch, 581), 575 
  • Foote, Henry S. (sketch, 2:83): Davis and, 384; E by, 548; L to, 140; Ls from, 87-89, 140 
  • Foote, Henry S., Jr.: report by, 140; L from, 384 
  • Ford, John S., 38 
  • Ford, Rufus K.: L from, 141 
  • Ford, Samuel H.: L from, 458; mentioned, 488 
  • Forney, John H. (sketch, 7:232): health, 152, 459, 511; Mobile, 165, 256, 302, 304, 438, 451, 459, 481; praised, 256, 459, (Davis), 302; seizes funds, 200; mentioned, 258, 369, 494, 497, 526 
  • Forrest, Douglas F.: L from, 70 
  • Forrest, Dulany A.: L from, 151 
  • Forrest, Nathan Bedford (sketch, 512): Nashville, 94, 107; operations, 296, 323, 439, 509, 510; recommended, 107, 150; mentioned, 123, 334, 467 
  • Forsyth, John (sketch, 7:78): Davis and, 293; L to, 293-95; L from, 467 
  • Fort Arbuckle, 191 
  • Fort Barrancas, 114 
  • Fort Bartow, 48 
  • Fort Blanchard, 48 
  • Fort Caswell, 515 
  • Fort Craig, 85, 536, 594 
  • Fort Darling. See Drewry's Bluff, Va. 
  • Fort Davis, Okla., 586 
  • Fort Donelson: CSA prisoners, 129, 162; Davis on, 53, 59, 91, 92-93; defenses, 5, 12, 341; effects of loss, 83, 86, 88; J. B. Floyd and, 52, 54, 91, 106, 123; A. S. Johnston and, 81, 86-87, 92-93, 106, 124; G. J. Pillow and, 146, 200, 274; reports on, 52, 81, 86-87, 91, 106, 123, 124, 200, 447; R. Ross and, 447, 464; mentioned, 40, 107, 300, 450, 582 
  • Fort Drewry. See Drewry's Bluff, Va. 
  • Fort Forrest, 48 
  • Fort Gaines: Davis visits, 590; mentioned, 257 
  • Fort Gibson, 329, 528, 586 
  • Fort Henry: defenses, 12, 341; reports on, 39, 72, 88, 124; mentioned, 54, 62, 450, 582 
  • Fort Huger, 48 
  • Fort Jackson, 160, 391 
  • Fort Jefferson, 17 
  • Fort Johnson, 8, 240, 241 
  • Fort Lafayette, 338 
  • Fort Larned, 235 
  • Fort Macomb, 161 
  • Fort Macon, 111 
  • Fort McRee, 114 
  • Fort Monroe: Davis imprisoned at, 182, 190; U.S. troops at, 130, 499 
  • Fort Morgan: Davis visits, 590; mentioned, 257, 495 
  • Fort Moultrie, 414 
  • Fort Pemberton, S.C., 241, 242 
  • Fort Pickens, 114, 391. See also Pensacola, Fla. 
  • Fort Pike, 160 
  • Fort Pillow, 268, 290, 514 
  • Fort Pulaski, 140, 141 
  • Fort Quitman: Davis on, 274-75; evacuated, 195 
  • Fort St. Philip, 160, 391 
  • Fort Scott, 329 
  • Fort Smith, 528, 585 
  • Fort Stanton, 594 
  • Fort Sumter: defenses, 243, 342, 350, 414; described, 599 
  • Fort Thorn, 85 
  • Fort Union, 594 
  • Fort Warren: L from prisoners, 129; mentioned, 33, 43, 151 
  • Fort Wayne, 522 
  • Fort Wingate, 594 
  • Fort Wise, 235 
  • Foster, Thomas J.: Davis and, 458; Ls from, 458, 467 
  • Foute, Auguste M., 473 
  • Fowler, William H., 78 
  • Fowlkes, Jeptha (sketch, 474): and cotton trade, 473; L from, 57 
  • Fox, Gustavus V. (sketch, 7:100), 533 
  • France: and blockade, 31, 34, 109; and Mexico, 55, 591; recognition of CSA, 31, 87, 109, 139; relations with CSA, 55, 66, 87, 497, (Davis), 576, 591, U.S., 21, 55; ships in Chesapeake Bay, 85-86; and Texas, 445; trade with, 35, 86, 87, 176, 437, 486, 492 
  • Frankfort, Ky., 334, 420, 427 
  • Franklin, William B., 198 
  • Fraser & Co.: L to, 298 
  • Fraser Trenholm & Co., 24, 153 
  • Frazer, John W.: Davis on, 125; recommended, 300 
  • Frazier, William: L from, 104; mentioned, 76, 96 
  • Frederick, Md., 381, 392 
  • Fredericksburg, Va.: citizens arrested, 330; CSA and, 97, 106, 130; Davis visits, xliv; U.S. troops and, 171, 295, 300, 301, 339, 350, 368 
  • Fredericksburg, Va., Battle of: V. Davis on, 552-53, 557; preparations, 497, 506, 515-16, 531-32, 534-35; reports on, 548, 549, 552; mentioned, vi, xii, 6, 564 
  • free blacks. See blacks 
  • Freedmen's Bureau, 514 
  • Freeman, L. R.: L from, 162 
  • Fremont, John C. (sketch, 7:111), 219, 226, 235 
  • Fremont, Sewell L., 44 
  • French, S. Bassett: L to, 3 
  • French, Samuel G. (sketch, 7:424): Davis and, xliv, 367; Lee on, 344-45; operations in N.C., 120, 123, 288, 348, 449, 476, 487-88, 493, 534, 547, Va., 344, 412; L to, 288; L from, 123 
  • "French Lady," 338 
  • Freret, William: Ls from, 124, 144 
  • Friends, Society of: Davis and, xlvii; L from, 144 
  • Front Royal, Va., 203, 223, 378 
  • Fry, Cary H., 598 
  • Fry, Joseph, 343 
  • fugitive slaves. See slaves 
  • Fuller, Emilius W., 239

G 

  • Gaines's Mill, Va., Battle of: Davis and, xlvi; mentioned, 270, 272 
  • Gainesville, Va., 378, 383 
  • Galena, USS, 180 
  • Gallatin, Tenn., 41, 323 
  • Galt, Alexander, xliii, xliv 
  • Galveston, Texas: captured, 457, 499-500; railroad, 147; recaptured, 591 
  • Gardenhire, Erasmus L. (sketch, 90): Ls from, 87-89, 125; mentioned, 387 
  • Gardner, Franklin, 266, 583 
  • Gardner, W. Montgomery, 146 
  • Garland, Augustus H.: L from, 43 
  • Garland, Landon C., 159 
  • Garland, Robert R. (sketch, 365), 361 
  • Garland, Samuel, 171 
  • Garnett, A. Y. P. (sketch, 244): Davis and, 253; and Davis children, 238, 243, 280; mentioned, 400 
  • Garnett, Richard B., 398 
  • Garnett, Robert S. (sketch, 7:232), 380 
  • Garrott, Isham W. (sketch, 261): recommended, 258; L from, 38 
  • Gartley, Lewis, 555 
  • Gartley, Susannah D., 555 
  • Gatlin, Richard C. (sketch, 1:352), 80 
  • Gauley, Va., 440 
  • Gayle, Thomas C.: L from, 453 
  • Geary, John W. (sketch, 6:156), 532 
  • Gentry, Abram M.: L from, 155 
  • Gentry, Meredith P. (sketch, 4:257), 89 
  • George, Emily. See Sloan, Emily G. 
  • George, Simeon S., 538 
  • Georgetown, S.C., 125, 240, 242, 308 
  • Georgetown (Ky.) College: Davis and, 599 
  • Georgia: arms supply, 65, 139-141, 152, 169, 200, 515; congressmen confer with Davis, xlv; conscription, 145, 150-51, 167, 175, 262-63, 277, 299, 407, 451, 460, 472, 477, 487, 493, 522, 526, 564; cotton production, 556; defenses, 360, 472, 481, 485, 526, 579; railroads, 28, 378, 392, 466; slaves, 514-15; speculators, 564; supplies from, 158, 176, 338, 481, 508, 522, 526, 563- 64; unionism, 461 
  • Georgia & Alabama Railroad, 466 
  • Georgia troops: Cobb's Legion, 106, 112, 134, 554; Colquitt's Brigade, 347; 7th Infantry, 50; 11th Infantry, 396; 16th Infantry, 526; 17th Infantry, 331, 338, 342; 19th Infantry, 331, 338, 342; Phillips' Legion, 112, 134, 162, 331, 338, 342; conflict over, 140, 141, 145, 151, 299, 342; Davis requests, 112, 115, 133-34, 143; equipment, 115, 118, 139, 140, 141; Lee requests, 225, 235; organization, 139, 143, 145, 151; partisan rangers, 223; recruiting (1861), 331, 338, 342; volunteers, 65, 223, 451 
  • Germantown, Va., 375 
  • Gettysburg, Pa., Battle of, 410 
  • Gibraltar (British), 24 
  • Gibson, Charles B. (sketch, 281), 280 
  • Gibson, Randall L., 517 
  • Gibson, William: L from, 472; mentioned, 281 
  • Gibson, William J.: L from, 155 
  • Gifford, Augustus F. D. (sketch, 110), 109 
  • Giles, Thomas S.: L from, 525 
  • Giles Court House, Va., 410 
  • Gilmer, Jeremy F. (sketch, 341): Red River defenses, 437; report on rivers, 407; Richmond defenses, 339, 368, 385, 438, 444, 527; mentioned, 464, 497. See also Engineers, Bureau/Corps of 
  • Gilmer, John A., 341 
  • Girardey, Victor J. B., 255 
  • Gladden, Adley H. (sketch, 113), 112, 114 
  • Gladney, J. B.: Ls from, 326, 327 
  • Gladstone, William, 506 
  • Glenn, David C. (sketch, 2:301): L from, 350 
  • Globe Hospital, 486 
  • Gloire (French), 66 
  • Glorieta Pass, N.M., Battle of, 85, 156 
  • Goldsboro, N.C., 111, 116, 125, 191, 552 
  • Goldthwaite, George T. (sketch, 261), 258 
  • Golladay, George S.: L from, 558 
  • Gonzales, Ambrosio J. (sketch, 5:54): L from, 108 
  • Goodman, Walter (sketch, 7:28): Davis and, 28; Ls from, 28, 248, 251; mentioned, 33 
  • Goodson, Samuel E.: L from, 482 
  • Gordonsville, Va.: CSA troops at, 130, 339-40, 388; Davis visits, xliv; mentioned, 66, 98, 303 
  • Gorgas, Amelia G.: confirmed with Davis, 182; L to, cited, 182 
  • Gorgas, Josiah (sketch, 7:228): confirmed with Davis, 182; on Corinth, 434, Virginia, 175; ordnance for Lee, 226, 277, 535, Miss., 291, 358, Trans- Miss., 483; reports by, 95, 124; Ls from, 124, 483; mentioned, 96, 308, 358. See also Ordnance Bureau 
  • Gosport Navy Yard, 80, 175, 343 
  • Gotthiel, Edward, 527 
  • Goulding, Charles N., 356 
  • Grafton, (W.) Va., 408 
  • Graham, Albert G.: Ls from, 128, 331 
  • Graham, Hartley: L from, 65 
  • Graham, Malcolm D.: Davis and, xlv; mentioned, 505 
  • Grand Caillou Bayou, La., 195, 275 
  • Grand Gulf, Miss., 218, 264 
  • Grand Junction, Tenn., 251 
  • Grant, Julia D.: V. Davis and, 323 
  • Grant, Ulysses S. (sketch, 323): Columbus, Ky., 16; Fort Donelson, 54; horse, 219; on Davis, 323; operations in Miss., xii, 513, 529, 535, 544, 551, 559, 563, Tenn., 322; Shiloh, 118, 131- 32; mentioned, 122, 550, 558, 582 
  • Graves, James R., 133 
  • Gray, Peter W. (sketch, 506): Ls from, 384, 497, 499-503 
  • Great Britain: blockade, 22, 34, 109; munitions sales, 109; recognition of CSA, 87, 109, 184; relations with CSA, 31, 34, 66, 576, 582, U.S., 6, 9, 20-21, 55; shipbuilding, 23, 66, 110, 283; subjects in army, 272; support for CSA, 21, 109, 184, 582; trade with, 34- 35, 65, 318; Trent affair, 6, 21 
  • Greaves, Sarah L., 400 
  • Greaves, Stephen A. D. (sketch, 3:38), 399 
  • Green, Duff (sketch, 2:603): Davis and, xliv; Ls from, 73, 378 
  • Green, Ned (slave), 518 
  • Green, Tom, 84 
  • Greene, George S., 394 
  • Greenhow, Rose (c1853-;em). See Duvall, Rose G. 
  • Greenhow, Rose O. (sketch, 245): Davis and, xlvi, 244, 253 
  • Greensboro, N.C., railroad, 38, 73, 140, 141, 378 
  • Greensville County, Va., 18 
  • Greenwood, Moses M.: Davis and, 287 
  • Greenwood plantation, 514 
  • Gregg, Maxcy (sketch, 7:73), 222, 234, 394, 396, 473 
  • Grenada, Miss.: CSA troops at, 29, 264, 526, 527; Davis visits, 558, 560, 563, 572, 578; threatened, 525, 527; L from citizens, 552 
  • Griffith, Richard (sketch, 3:38): assignments, 42, 199, 201; Davis and, xlvi; death, 149, 282; mentioned, 284, 521 
  • Grigsby, J. Warren: L from, 515 
  • Grinnell, Isabella: L to, 486; L from, 496 
  • Griswold, Elias, 447 
  • Grivot, Maurice, 443 
  • Guild, Lafayette (sketch, 390), 388 
  • Gulf, Department of the (U.S.), 532 
  • Guthrie, ----: V. Davis and, 280 
  • Guy Livingstone, 169 
  • Gwin, Lucy. See Coleman, Lucy G. 
  • Gwin, William M. (sketch, 2:105): Davises and, 173, 174, 179, 188; mentioned, 19, 183 
  • Gwin, William M., Jr. (sketch, 190), 173, 188   

H

  • habeas corpus: Davis on, 55, 119, 120, 177, 382, 437; La., 177; New Orleans, 95; report on, 437; U.S., 420, 422; Va., 119, 564. See also martial law 
  • Hadley, Thomas B. J.: L from, 457 
  • Hagerstown, Md., 390, 396, 406, 407 
  • Hahn, John H.: L from, 29 
  • Haley, David W. (sketch, 161), 160, 196 
  • Halleck, Henry W. (sketch, 5): general-in-chief, 270, 323; on McClellan, 345, operations in Ky., 12, 16, Mo., 4, Tenn., 193, 209, West, 323; and J. Pope, 310-11; mentioned, 266, 268, 322, 357, 374, 482, 529, 535 
  • Halyburton, James D., 58 
  • Hamer, Mary Elizabeth Mitchell (grandniece) (sketch, 3:56), 160, 356, 370, 553 
  • Hamilton, Andrew J. (sketch, 504), 500, 501 
  • Hamilton, Daniel H.: E by, 234 
  • Hampton, Wade (sketch, 7:424): operations, 345, 347, 356, 359, 396, 398; L from, 463; mentioned, 517 
  • Hampton Roads, Va.: naval battle, 91, 108, 344; U.S. troops at, 111, 531. See also Fort Monroe 
  • Hancock, James: L from, 73 
  • Handy, John (sketch, 519): Davis and, 507, 517, 530; L to, cited, 520; Ls from, 431, 480, cited, 520 
  • Handy, Joseph D., 519 
  • Hanson, John W.: L from, 357; mentioned, 378 
  • Hardee, William J. (sketch, 14): Corinth report, 289; Davises and, 11, 548, 599; A. S. Johnston and, 54, 86, 128, 131; Ky. campaign, 416, 513-14; praised, 11; promoted, 410; requested, 248, 251; staff, 13, 547; L from, 51; mentioned, 52, 250, 509 
  • Hardy County, Va., 7 
  • Hardy's Bluff, Va., 107 
  • Harpers Ferry, (W.) Va.: captured, 380, 386, 392, 406; U.S. troops at, 70, 407, 412, 421, 532; mentioned, 389, 394, 554 
  • Harriet Lane, USS, 594 
  • Harris, David B. (sketch, 7:322), 161 
  • Harris, Isham G. (sketch, 7:159): Davis on, 465; Ls to, 307, 414, 465, 516; Ls from, 52, 329, 413, 464, 524; mentioned, 40, 89, 331, 489 
  • Harris, John G.: L from, 486; mentioned, 488 
  • Harris, Joseph: L from, 32 
  • Harris, Wiley P. (sketch, 7:434): on Commissary officers, 521, S. Price, 237; L to, 45; Ls from, 40, 45, 187, 472, 525; mentioned, 256 
  • Harrison, Burton N. (sketch, 555): Davis' secretary, 95, 105; health, 553, 557; writes for Davis, 87, 141, 296, 351; L from, 95; mentioned, 235 
  • Harrison, Isaac F., 444 
  • Harrison, J., Jr.: L from, 52 
  • Harrison, Nathaniel, 33, 37 
  • Harrison, William B.: Davis on, 348 
  • Harrison, William Henry (sketch, 2:133), 33 
  • Harrison's Landing, Va., 277, 279 
  • Hart, Robert D.: L from, 51 
  • Hart, Simeon (sketch, 593): and cotton trade, 458-59, 592, 595; mentioned, 413, 590 
  • Harvie, Edwin J., 402 
  • Hatch, William H.: L from, 524 
  • Hatteras, USS, 283 
  • Hatteras Inlet, N.C., 75, 195 
  • Hatton, Robert H., 273 
  • Havana, Cuba, 20, 24, 31, 35, 109, 596 
  • Hawes, John R.: L from, 50 
  • Hawes, Richard: Davis and, 386, 420; installed as governor, 420, 448; Ls to, 386, 516; L from, 372 
  • Hayes, Margaret Davis (daughter) (sketch, 5:119): Davis and, 174, 179, 189, 192, 199, 209, 218, 553; V. Davis on, 189, 338, 553; education, 192, 360; friends, 193, 244; health, 206, 360; writes to Davis, 176, 188, 360; L to, 192, cited, 182; L from, 360; mentioned, 173 
  • Haymond, Thomas S.: Davis and, 497; on conscription, 451; L from, 497 
  • Haynes, Landon C. (sketch, 31): Ls from, 28, 29-30, 87-89 
  • Haynes, Malcolm D. (sketch, 4:45): L from, 72 
  • Hays, Harry T., 255, 301, 443 
  • Haywood, Fabius J. (sketch, 191): V. Davis on, 188, 235; L to, 481; mentioned, 239, 264 
  • Hebert, Louis, 126 
  • Hebert, Paul O. (sketch, 503): assignment, 503; criticized, 457, 499, 503; Davis on, 359; mentioned, 273, 321, 489, 502 
  • Heiskell, Joseph B. (sketch, 89): L from, 87-89 
  • Heiskell, William K., 156 
  • Helena, Ark., 395, 455, 467, 488, 558, 561 
  • Hemingway, David M., 432 
  • Hemingway, William (sketch, 434), 432 
  • Hemphill, John (sketch, 6:373): Davis at funeral, xliii 
  • Henderson, Ky., 467 
  • Henderson, William, 65 
  • Henningsen, Charles F., 45 
  • Henrico, Department of, 392 
  • Henrico County, Va., 351 
  • Henry, Gustavus A. (sketch, 1:24): Es by, 453, 548; Ls from, 87-89, 150, 382, 452, 530; mentioned, 462 
  • Herbert, Caleb C., 505 
  • Herron, Francis J., 586 
  • Heth, Henry (sketch, 7:435): assignments, 271, 288, 318; criticized, 284; Ky. campaign, 332; on Bragg, 472; mentioned, 130, 435, 523 
  • Heyliger, Louis: L from, 274 
  • Hill, Ambrose P. (sketch, 303): Antietam, xii, 393, 397; Davis on, 303; Lee on, 421; Seven Days' campaign, 270, 277, 278; mentioned, 171, 199, 302, 457 
  • Hill, Benjamin H. (sketch, 461): addresses Ga. legislature, 461, 462; L to, 460-61 
  • Hill, Daniel H. (sketch, 82): Antietam, 393; assignments, 80, 263, 341, 350, 357, 358; Boonsboro, 406; Jackson on, 346; Lee on, 344; on Bragg, 82, Stuart, 81; operations, 96, 275, 340, 346, 367, 376, 392; and prisoners of war, 122, 309; reports by, 76, 346; Seven Days' campaign, 277; Williamsburg, 171; L to, 304; L from, cited, 82; mentioned, 225, 326, 457, 515, 547 
  • Hilliard, Henry W. (sketch, 244): Davises and, xlvi, 243; mentioned, 497 
  • Hindman, Thomas C. (sketch, 7:447): assignments, 104, 216, 228; criticized, 275, 317, 363, 364, 498, 522; Davis on, 359, 528; and martial law, 360, 378; operations, 12, 234, 261, 456, 528; Prairie Grove, 584-85; mentioned, 191, 250, 272, 288, 362, 415, 457 
  • Hinds, Howell (sketch, 6:52): L from, 83 
  • Hinds, Thomas (1775-1840) (sketch, 4:214), 83 
  • Hinds, Thomas (son of Howell), 83 
  • Hinds County, Miss.: Davis brothers' land, 519-20 
  • Hittler, F. T.: L from, 338 
  • Hodge, George B.: L to, 366 
  • Holcombe, James T.: L from, 156 
  • Holley, Phil H., 248 
  • Hollingsworth, David M. (sketch, 3:150): L from, 96 
  • Hollins, George N. (sketch, 7:363): assignment, 54; criticized, 87, 147; Miss. River operations, 53, 95, 149 
  • Holly Springs, Miss.: CSA forces at, 400, 434, 447; U.S. forces at, 253, 256; Van Dorn's raid, 513, 539, 587; L from citizens, 436 
  • Holmes, ----, 142 
  • Holmes, Theophilus H. (sketch, 1:351): assignments, 111, 216, 273, 275, 287, 290, 297, 300, 302, 306, 312, 320, 488, 490; criticized, 439, 467, 498, 530, 591; Davis and, xii, xlvii, 276, 320, 404, 585; Davis on, 342, 439, 456; on Hindman, 360, Pike, 361, Roane, 364; operations in Trans-Miss., 448, 558, Va., 272, 273, 276; promoted, 410, 484; troop strength, 104, 137, 484, 558, transfers, 524, 529, 533, 550, 585, 591; Ls to, 219, 404, 454-56, 496, 561-62; Ls from, 50, 163, 360-63, 484, 584-86; mentioned, 72, 85, 316, 321, 326, 356, 358, 359, 376, 502, 523, 528. See also Trans-Mississippi Department 
  • Holt, Hines: L to, 372 
  • Holt, William M. (ident., 218), 218 
  • Holt, William R. (sketch, 3:54): Davises and, xlvi, 217 
  • Hood, John Bell: Advance and Retreat, 186; Antietam, 394; Eltham's Landing, 172; promoted, 423; requested, 301, 328; mentioned, 50, 404 
  • Hooker, Charles E.: L from, 555, cited, 520 
  • Hooker, Joseph, 82, 104, 359, 394 
  • Hooper, Johnson J. (sketch, 7:54): L from, 3 
  • Hopkinsville, Ky., 467 
  • Hopson, L.: L from, 465 
  • Hotze, Henry, 20, 110 
  • House, John F.: L from, 40 
  • House of Representatives: committee on Va. defenses, 19; Fort Donelson investigation, 146; requests Big Bethel report, 120; resolutions on agents abroad, 391, army, 79, 378, enrolling disabled citizens, 425, finances, 153, 347, 415, foreign vessels, 85, Forts Henry and Donelson, 124, T. C. Hindman, 378, iron, 111, ironclads, 115, 123, James River defenses, 107, mail, 392, martial law, 379, Mill Springs, 105, munitions, 79, 83, 95, navy, 79, 124, officers abroad, 376, prisoner exchange, 371, privateers, 120, railroads, 140, 378, river defenses, 407, Roanoke Island, 82, 123, slaves, 402, Treasury Dept., 379, 384, Valley operations, 64, 66, Wheat's Battalion, 444; Ls to, 66, 79, 91, 96, 99, 107, 108, 115, 378, 415, 426, 439, 444 
  • Houston, David G.: L from, 66 
  • Houston, Miss., 540 
  • Houston, Texas, 437, 527 
  • Hovey, Alvin P., 530, 558, 563 
  • Howell, Becket K. (brother-in- law) (sketch, 5:42), 282 
  • Howell, Jefferson D. (brother-in- law) (sketch, 2:330), 222 Howell, Margaret G. See Stoess, Margaret Howell 
  • Howell, Margaret K. (mother-in- law) (sketch, 2:55), 222 
  • Howell, Mary Anne L. (sister-in- law) (sketch, 6:246), 549 
  • Howell, William B. (father-in- law) (sketch, 2:124), 87, 282 
  • Howell, William F. (brother-in- law) (sketch, 2:332), 178, 181, 549, 553, 557 
  • Howry, James M.: L from, 296 
  • Hudson, John W.: L from, 70 
  • Hudson, Robert S.: L from, 57 
  • Huger, Benjamin (sketch, 7:119): assignments, 51, 65, 230, 251, 256, 267, 268, 271, 289; criticized, 51, 80, 282, 289, 438; Davis and, xlvii, 65, 438; Richmond defenses, 125, 128, 274, 275; Roanoke Island inquiry, 47, 80, 123; Seven Pines, 211, 343, 397, 438, 446; troop strength, 69, 130, 272; Ls to, 65, 66; Ls from, 41, 76, 80, 397, 446; mentioned, 223, 365, 366 
  • Huger, John M.: L from, 309 
  • Hughes, George W. (sketch, 7:119): Davis on, 136 
  • Hughes, James H. (sketch, 3:126): L to, 366 
  • Hughes, Maxcy G.: Davis on, 136; L from, 136 
  • Hume, William, 449 
  • Humphreys, Benjamin G.: L from, 521; mentioned, 149 
  • Humphreys, William C.: L from, 177 
  • Hundley, Elisha E.: L from, 507 
  • Hunter, Andrew: L from, 19 
  • Hunter, David (sketch, 375): Davis on, 318; mentioned, 374 
  • Hunter, R. M. T. (sketch, 5:5): resigns, 51, 102, 103; L to, 51; L from, 51 
  • Hunter, William (sketch, 4:127): L from, 447 
  • Huntersville, (W.) Va., 7, 17 
  • Huntington, George W. (sketch, 435), 433 
  • Huntsville, Ala., 142, 260, 549 
  • Hurricane plantation (described, 1:247): burned, 204, 272; cotton burned, 399, 433; crops, 144, 196, 231, 518; evacuated, 159, 176, 228, 252, 356, 398, 478, 507, 530; flooded, 144, 147; slaves, 160, 196, 227, 231, 236, 246, 285, 472; threatened, 53 
  • Huse, Caleb (sketch, 7:378), 62, 133, 142, 145 
  • Hutchinson, Joseph, 28 
  • Hyde, Charles K., 392

I

  • Idler, Jacob: L to, 597 
  • Imboden, Frank M., 26 
  • Imboden, John D.: Davis on, 96; Ls from, 76, 539; mentioned, 104, 250, 343 
  • Indian Affairs, Bureau of: estimate, 371; superintendent, 138, 152, 319, 329, 397, 403 
  • Indians: CSA and, 126, 170, 235, 266, 317-18, 318-19, 329, 347, 361, 363, 466; Davis on, 347-48, 376, 467, 498-99, 529; invade Ark., 142; U.S. and, 329, 363, 498. See also specific tribes 
  • Indian Territory, 65, 126, 191, 329, 361, 466 
  • Indian troops: Cherokee Mounted Rifles, 170; Choctaw and Chickasaw Mounted Regiment, 126, 266; Thomas' Legion, 516; criticized, 127, 266, 329, 522; Davis on, 528-29; Elkhorn Tavern, 126, 170, 266; organization, 235, 319, 528 
  • Inge, William M.: L from, 521; mentioned, 284 
  • Ingraham, Duncan N. (sketch, 7:72), 99 
  • intemperance: army, 50, 51, 141, 147, 424, 447, 552, officers, 28, 29, 32, 73, 111, 140, 146, 287, 357, 383, 436, 457; Ga., 146; liquor smuggling, 447; martial law and, 107, 139; N.C., 51; S.C., 51; Tenn., 128 
  • inventions: ammunition, 50; breech-loading rifles and cannons, 466; flame-thrower, 445; flying fortifications, 143; land batteries, 295, (Davis), 302; munitions, 187, 234, 405; naval defenses, 20, 370; pikes and knives, 77; river defenses, 453, navigation, 71; shoe peg machine, 465; submarines, 10, 20; underwater cannon, 405; war vessel, 439 
  • Ione plantation, 247 
  • iron: navy and, 111, 299, 312, 327, 342, 344, 517; production, 144, 404; railroads need, 130, 151, 466, 517; shortage, 95, 96 
  • ironclads: construction, 66, 79, 116, 123, 139, 144, 312, 343-44, 350, 390, 402, 463, 530-31; Davis on, 107- 108, 115; mentioned, 152, 326, 414. See also specific vessels 
  • Island No. 10, Mo.: defenses, 92, 95, 147; surrender, 95, 249, 392; mentioned, 140 
  • Iuka, Miss., 104 
  • Iverson, Alfred (sketch, 7:13), 423 
  • Ives, Cora S. (sketch, 558): V. Davis and, 557; Ls to, cited, 555, 558 
  • Ives, Joseph C. (sketch, 555): Davis' aide, xlvi, 208, 275; on Lee, 222; L from, 251; mentioned, 553, 557, 558

J

  • Jack, Thomas M. (sketch, 118): Davis and, xliv, 117 
  • Jackson, A. C.: L from, 308 
  • Jackson, Alfred E., 366 
  • Jackson, Andrew (sketch, 1:183): Davis on, 102; mentioned, 247, 581 
  • Jackson, Claiborne F. (sketch, 7:190): Ls to, 10, 385, 516; Ls from, 306, 307; mentioned, 10, 33, 273 
  • Jackson, Miss.: Davis speaks at, 565-79, visits, xlviii, 550, 556, 560; threatened, 228, 525; L from citizens, 64 
  • Jackson, Thomas J. (sketch, 7:226): Antietam, 393; assignment, 386; Benjamin and, 37, 42-43, 45, 49; Bristoe Station raid, 359; Cedar Mountain, 340; Davis and, xlvi, xlvii, 162, 223; Fredericksburg, 550; D. H. Hill and, 82, 346; Lee on, 421; Manassas, xi, 368, 370, 388; operations, 32, 37, 68, 110, 129, 272, 274, 275, 303, 340, 354, 398, 482, 522; praised, 258, 282, 421, 457; promoted, 410; reinforcements for, 68, 119, 225, 235, 236; reports by, 56, 64, 66, 76, 116, 130, 295, 317; resigns, 38, 43; Romney evacuation, 57; Seven Days' campaign, 270, 422; troop strength, 130, 226, 302; Valley campaign, xi, 200, 220, (Davis), 203, 218, 236, 244; L to, 223; mentioned, 43, 72, 82, 124, 207, 250, 266 
  • Jackson, William H., 587 
  • Jackson Mississippian: Davis writes to, 232; on Davis, 250, 286; mentioned, 331 
  • Jacksonport, Ark., 116 
  • Jacksonville, Ala., railroad, 378 
  • Jacob Bell, USS, 593 
  • James, Clarence L. (sketch, 247), 246, 249 
  • James, Joshua, 247 
  • James Island, S.C.: defenses, 240; U.S. troops and, 224, 233, 238, 249, 282 
  • James River, Va.: defenses, 173, 184, 281, (Davis), 107, 178, 302, 358, 368; obstructions, 173, 174, 178, 228, 229, 281, 385, 453; pilots, 336; U.S. operations, 275, 276, 278-79, 280, 284, 301, 305, 346, 367 
  • James River Squadron, 283 
  • Jamestown, CSS, 180 
  • Jay, John, 118 
  • Jefferson, Texas, 456 
  • Jefferson, Thomas, 118, 121 
  • Jegou, Edward: L from, 20 
  • Jenifer, Walter H., 96 
  • Jenkins, Albert G. (sketch, 410), 308, 408, 440, 485 
  • Jenkins, Donelson C., 463 
  • Jenkins, John: Davis on, 463 
  • Jenkins, Micah, 287 
  • Jeter, Henry M., 372 
  • Jewell, John M.: L to, 599 
  • Jim (servant): Davis on, 217; mentioned, 253, 271 
  • Jimmy (servant), 217 
  • Johns, John (sketch, 182): confirms Davis, 182; Davis on, 179; mentioned, 58 
  • Johns Island, S.C., 224, 233 
  • Johnson, Adam R.: L from, 467 
  • Johnson, Andrew (sketch, 2:472), 182, 190, 216, 252, 401 
  • Johnson, Cave: L from, 449 
  • Johnson, Edward, 130 
  • Johnson, George W.: Ls from, 15, 41; mentioned, 3, 418 
  • Johnson, Herschel V. (sketch, 3:394): L from, 118; mentioned, 461 
  • Johnson, J. M., 599 
  • Johnson, James A. W., 223 
  • Johnson, Jilson P.: Davis and, 419; L from, 453 
  • Johnson, Reverdy (sketch, 3:312), 391 
  • Johnson, Robert T.: L from, 481 
  • Johnson, Robert W. (sketch, 5:4): E by, 548; Ls from, 45, 558; mentioned, 483 
  • Johnson, Thomas: L from, 482 
  • Johnson, William H. (sketch, 4:220): Davis on, 255; L from, 555 
  • Johnson's Island, Ohio: L from prisoners, 451 
  • Johnston, Albert Sidney (sketch, 2:430): assignments, 91, 93; Beauregard and, 40, 86, 114; criticized, 57, 58, 64, 88, 92, 94, 106, 132, 574; Davis and, vii, viii, ix, 13, 53, 93, 132, 170, 574, 597; death, vi, 118, 131, 137, 147, 170, (Davis), 135, 138, 142; on J. S. Scott, 334; operations, 4, 52, 54, 57, 86, 89, 114; praised, 11, 113; Shiloh, 131-32; troop strength, 13, 16, 17, 54, 86, 94, 106, 118; Ls to, 51, 81, 92-94, 117, 130, (lost), 132; Ls from, 52, 57, 86, 104, 106, 116, 123, 128; mentioned, 14, 15, 32, 94, 115, 123, 124, 145, 194, 200, 341, 390, 418 
  • Johnston, D. C., 485 
  • Johnston, Eliza G., 137 
  • Johnston, George W. (ident., 233), 231 
  • Johnston, James C.: L from, 527 
  • Johnston, Joseph E. (sketch, 7:61): assignments, xii, 535, 549, 551, 576, (Davis), 533; Benjamin and, 37, 43, 73, 75, 79; confers with Davis, xliv, xlv, 56, 81, 130, 174, 186, 203, 578; criticized, 79, 98, 136, (Davis), 42, 49, 80, 171, 174, 187; Davis and, 79, 101, 202, 208, 211, 253, 471, 587; V. Davis on, 282; health, 265, 340, 363, 368, 439, 447; Huger and, 397, 438, 446; Jackson and, 38, 203; Lee and, 130, 186, 187, 203; Loring and, 45; McClellan on, 211; on Benjamin, 73, 75, Commissary Dept., 69, 97, Davis, 172, 174, 186, 204, 210, 587, Manassas pursuit (1861), 293, Randolph, 78; operations, 55, 90, 97, 104, 106, 130, 136, 158, 167, 174, 185-87, 198, 204, 208-12, 226; Pemberton and, 529, 539; praised, 457, (Davis), xi, 171, 265, 576, 578; recommended/requested, 170, 439, 446, 470, 483, 513; resists reorganization, 79, 171, 207; Seven Pines, x, 208-12, 397; speaks in Jackson, 582; staff, 49, 70, 115, 199, 450; strategy, viii, 64, 129, 136, 185-87, 204, 210, 550, 559, (Davis), 67, 174, 185; troop strength, 90, 130, 562; Vicksburg, 560, 577; Williamsburg, 172; wounded, 50, 341, 469, (Davis), 207, 208, 209, 217; E by, 250; Ls to, 49, 52, 67-69, 77-78, 80, 81-82, 90, 103, 104, 111, 158, 170-71, 184-85, 198, 201, 529, cited, 172; Ls from, 37, 50, 51, 55, 56, 64, 70, 73-74, 76, 80, 96-97, 105, 116, 119, 162, 202, 265, 406, 559, 587, 590; mentioned, 72, 118, 162, 283, 406, 422, 512, 556, 600 
  • Johnston, J. Stoddard (sketch, 418): L from, cited, 418; mentioned, 416 
  • Johnston, Lydia M. (sketch, 6:372): Davis on, 209; V. Davis and, 550; mentioned, 172, 549 
  • Johnston, Peter, 576, 582 
  • Johnston, William Preston (sketch, 7:130): Davis' aide, 132, 146, 157, 180, 198, 245, 253-54, 291; Davis on, 549; V. Davis and, 189, 199, 221, 222, 553, 557; lives in White House, 191-92; on Davis, 192, 221, R. Greenhow, 245, G. W. Smith, 211; reports on Beauregard, 267-68; Seven Pines, 208; Ls to, 146, 249; Ls from, 157, 267, 289; mentioned, 217, 282 
  • Jones, ----, 468 
  • Jones, Augustus, 338 
  • Jones, Catesby Ap R., 414 
  • Jones, Charles, 486, 492 
  • Jones, David R. (sketch, 181): Antietam, 393; assignments, 199, 439; Drewry's Bluff, 178; health, 553; on Magruder, 297, 300; praised, 393; wounded, 398; Ls from, 70, 600; mentioned, 180, 192, 412 
  • Jones, Edward P.: L from, 555 
  • Jones, Edwin W.: L from, 99 
  • Jones, George R. G., 526 
  • Jones, George Wallace (sketch, 1:317), 338, 526 
  • Jones, George Washington (sketch, 2:472): L from, 87-89 
  • Jones, Harvey E., 90 
  • Jones, James H. (servant) (sketch, 189): L to, cited, 190; mentioned, 187 
  • Jones, John B.: on Randolph and Davis, 491, 492; Ls from, 119, 151, 176, 228 
  • Jones, John R., 266 
  • Jones, Lina. See Zychlenski, Eveline J. 
  • Jones, Samuel (sketch, 7:198): assignments, 117, 119; and conscription, 450, 452, 458, 464, 473; E. Tenn. command, 448, 452, 461, 462; Ky. campaign, 419; recommended, 80, 81, 86; mentioned, 117, 141, 552 
  • Jones, Sarah Rebecca T. (sketch, 180): Davises and, 178, 253, 553; mentioned, 70, 192, 600 
  • Jones, Thomas K.: L from, 107 
  • Jordan, John V. (sketch, 48), 46 
  • Jordan, Thomas (sketch, 7:392): L from, 6; mentioned, 132, 245 
  • Jordan, Thomas J., 387 
  • Josselyn, Robert (sketch, 2:108): Davis' secretary, 66, 105 
  • Juarez, Benito (sketch, 7:77), 595 
  • Judge, Thomas J., 150 
  • Justice Department: annual report, 61, 65; estimates, 446; expenses, 407; opinions on conscription, 184, 326, 330, contractors, 336, martial law, 156, officers' appointments, 320, 446, 480, trade, 475; Texas appointments, 120. See also Bragg, Thomas; Keyes, Wade; Watts, Thomas H.

K 

  • Kanawha valley, (W.) Va.: conditions, 440; operations, 355, 369, 378, 410, 528 
  • Kansas, 371, 480 
  • Kansas, Department of (U.S.), 216 
  • Kate (steamer), 515 
  • Kay, S.: L from, 72 
  • Kean, Robert G. H., 197, 296 
  • Kearsarge, USS, 283 
  • Keary, Helen Davis (niece) (sketch, 183): Davis and, 179, 198, 210, 218, 236, 244, 253, 265, 269, 549; L published, 356; on L. G. Coleman, 183, Davis, 168, 182; in Raleigh, 173, 188, 199, 224, 360; Ls to and from, cited, 183; mentioned, 191, 273, 553 
  • Keary, Patrick Foley (nephew-in- law) (sketch, 191): Davis and, 198, 218, 235-36, 244, 265, 269; Fredericksburg, 553; Valley campaign, 253; mentioned, 183, 188, 273 
  • Keith, Mitchell, 598 
  • Kellar, Andrew J.: L from, 3 
  • Kelleher, John: L from, 420 
  • Kells, William H., 10 
  • Kemper, James L., 171, 212 
  • Kenan, Augustus H.: L to, 487; L from, 487 
  • Kenna, Henry R., 96, 159 
  • Kennedy, Julius B.: L from, 10 
  • Kenner, Duncan F.: L from, 463 
  • Kennerly, George: L to, 598 
  • Kentucky: amnesty proclamation, 26; campaign (Aug.-Oct.), 328, 331-35, 344, 347, 359, 372, 384, 386, 387, 389, 395, 403, 411, 416-20, 426, 437, 452, 453, 458, 464, 467, 468, 479, 523, 579, (Bragg), 416-18, (Davis), 376-77, 429, 437, 448, 454, 455, 469, 470, (Polk), 513; conditions, 11, 13; conscription and recruiting, 3, 106, 292, 332, 333, 367, 409, 417, 426, 455, 485, 523, 527; operations, 5, 12, 13, 15-16, 17, 30, 184, 292, 301, 302, 303, 304; opposition to CSA, 359, to U.S., 292; politics, 328, 384, 387; proclamation to citizens, 389; reinforcements for, 29, 87, 96; strategy, 303, 306, 328, (Davis), 93, 305, 322; support for CSA, 34, 302, 304, 332, 351, 359, 399, 417, 437, 448, 455, 467; unionism, 12, 27, 331, 367, 458; Ls from congressmen, 347, 415; mentioned, 64, 484 
  • Kentucky troops: 3d Cavalry, 515; 5th Cavalry, 515; 6th Cavalry, 515; 1st Infantry, 162; 2d Infantry, 449; Lexington Rifles, 304; arms, 41; artillery, 301, 467; organization, 3, 15, 41, 468, 515; partisan rangers, 467, 468; L from officers, 162 
  • Kentucky troops (U.S.), 401 
  • Kernstown, Va., Battle of, 110, 116 
  • Keyes, Wade: L to, 528; L from, 480 
  • Keysville, Va., 86, 119 
  • King, Henry L. P. (sketch, 554), 553 
  • King, Rufus, 330, 343 
  • King, Thomas Butler (sketch, 4:9), 20, 554 
  • King, Thomas E.: L from, 50 
  • Kingston, Ala., 378 
  • Kinston, N.C.: CSA troops at, 104, 125, 276, 407; U.S. advance, 536, 553 
  • Kiowa, 317 
  • Kirkpatrick, John L.: L from, 199 
  • Knight, Gazaway B. (sketch, 554), 553 
  • Knoxville, Tenn.: CSA forces at, 95, 415, 448; Davis speaks at, 547, 549; mentioned, 6, 261 
  • Knoxville Register: on Davis, 306; mentioned, 288, 331

L

  • Ladebat, Laffon de: L to, 483 
  • Lafayette County, Miss.: L from citizens, 296 
  • Lamar, Gazaway B.: L from, 377 
  • Lamar, L. Q. C. (sketch, 201): Davis and, 201-202, 222, 592; described, 220; diplomatic mission, 591; health, 199, 222, 592; Ls from, 250, 515, 590- 92; mentioned, 95, 201 
  • Lamar, L. Q. C., Sr., 592 
  • Lamar, Thomas G., 350 
  • Lamb, Alfred W., 525 
  • Lamb, William W.: L from, 65 
  • Lander, Frederick W. (sketch, 57), 56 
  • Lane, James H. (sketch, 3:126), 423 
  • Lanier, W. L., 124 
  • La Sere, Emile (sketch, 2:637): Davis and, 301 
  • Latham, George W., 376, 402 
  • Law, Evander M.: Lee on, 227; recommended, 145, 227, 230; mentioned, 458 
  • Lawrence, George A., 169 
  • Lawton, Alexander R.: Antietam, 394, 398; assignments, 227, 235, 277; and balloon, 267; L from, 111 
  • Lay, George W. (sketch, 7:135), 64, 66 
  • Lea, Albert M., 599 
  • Leadbetter, Danville (sketch, 260): assignments, 91, 459; mentioned, 150, 243, 258, 271, 589 
  • Leake, Charles A., 599 
  • Lebanon, Tenn., 41, 401 
  • Lee, Edwin G.: Davis on, 556; L to, 483 
  • Lee, Fitzhugh, 317, 355, 396 
  • Lee, G. W. C. (sketch, 185): Davis' aide, xlviii, 72, 136, 184, 185, 409, 524, 534, 549; Davis and, 253, 277; report by, 65; Ls from, 405-406, 496, 524; mentioned, 204, 284, 341 
  • Lee, Henry ("Light Horse Harry"), 582 
  • Lee, Mary C. (sketch, 245), 244, 346 
  • Lee, Mildred, 265 
  • Lee, Robert E. (sketch, 7:114): assignments, xi, 50, 130, 207, 208; Chapmanville, 122; criticized, 181, 211, 221, 355; Davis and, vii, xi, xliv, xlv, xlvi, xlvii, 96, 118, 129, 174, 177, 203, 208, 211, 212, 222, 226, 230, 268, 276, 277, 280, 287, 302, 309, 324, 339, 340, 345, 358, 368, 405, 516; Davis on, 203, 360, 372, 409; described, 8, 221, 404; Fredericksburg, xii, 516, 548, 552; injured, 406; Jackson and, 203, 225, 442; Johnston and, 130, 174, 186, 187, 198, 203, 368; Loring and, 410; "lost orders," 406; McClellan and, 185, 345; Magruder and, 359, 413; Manassas, xi, 355, 366, 368, 370, 371, 372, 375, 388; Md. campaign, vi, xii, 7, 266, 373-74, 377, 378, 379, 380, 387, 388, 394, 396, 406, 570; on R. H. Anderson, 229, Army of N. Va., 225, 382, Army of the Potomac (U.S.), 278, army organization, 125, 230, 301, 330, 425, Banks's expedition, 531, L. O. Branch, 302, cavalry, 319, Charleston defenses, 321, civil liberties, 422, CSA money, 425, 464, furloughs, 465, A. P. Hill, 303, D. H. Hill, 344, A. G. Jenkins, 410, Longstreet, 229, 303, McClellan, 225, 344, 536, Md. campaign, 374, 380, 398, 402, 407, peace efforts, 383, prisoner paroles, 339, railroads, 324, 437, 497, 532, Richmond defenses, 186, 279, 339, soldiers' health, 421, straggling, 225, 388, 398, 402, U.S. strategy, 374, 421- 22, 528; Pemberton and, 243; Peninsula campaign, xi, 130, 174, 186-87, 208, 211, 221, 226, 246, 268, 270, 272, 273- 74, 275, 276-80, 284, 295, 297, 301, 327-28, 339-41, 342, 344-46, 439; Pickens and, 8, 239, 241, 242, 243; praised, 8, 221, 297, 390, 457; recommendations by, 243, 266, 271, 404, 408, 421, 463, 466; reinforcements needed, 212, 355; Ripley and, 8; Seven Days' campaign, xi, 270, 272, 278, 338, 342, 439; Seven Pines, 208, 210; staff, 155, 297, 389; strategy of, viii, 118, 185, 225, 276, 287, 303, 340, 343, 354, 357, 369, 370, 373-74, 388, 422, 532, (Davis), 254; and Traveller, 222, 230, 406; Es to, 84, 539; Es by, 151, 223, 308, 465; Ls to, 75, 207, 212, 238, 276- 77, 280, 301, 309-11, 318, 319, 347, 350, 357, 358, 359, 367-68, 386, 408- 409, 483, 516, 533-35; Ls from, 76, 111, 222, 225-26, 229-30, 235, 256, 266, 268, 271, 272, 273, 275, 278-79, 284, 287, 295, 301, 302-303, 309, 317, 319, 320, 327, 339-40, 342, 343, 344-45, 350, 354- 55, 357, 358, 359-60, 366, 369, 370, 373-74, 375, 377, 378, 379-80, 382, 383, 386, 387-88, 392, 393-94, 396, 397, 401, 402, 407, 412, 415, 420-22, 458, 468, 482, 484, 496, 498, 515, 516, 522, 528, 530-32; mentioned, 45, 137, 182, 185, 245, 265, 272, 292, 309, 346, 429, 436, 459, 469, 483. See also Army of Northern Virginia 
  • Lee, Roswell W. (sketch, 191), 176, 188 
  • Lee, Samuel Phillips, 197 
  • Lee, Sidney S.: L to, 125; L from, 128 
  • Lee, Stephen D. (sketch, 518): assignments, 482, 483, 484, 517, 578; Davis' envoy, 169, 517; Davis on, 578; Manassas, 370; mentioned, 180, 210, 414, 463, 587 
  • Lee, Thomas B., 527 
  • Lee, W. H. F., 245, 330, 369 
  • Lee County, Va.: L from citizens, 458 
  • Leesburg, Va.: Battle of, 96, 293; Davis and, 383; evacuated, 96; threatened, 7, 395 
  • Leetown, Ark., 126 
  • Lenoir County, N.C.: L from citizens, 407 
  • Leonard, Abraham Faw (nephew-in- law) (sketch, 2:18): L from, 167 
  • Leonard, Caroline Davis (niece) (sketch, 2:18), 298 
  • Letcher, John (sketch, 7:126): Davis and, xlvi; and Jackson's resignation, 38; Loring and, 425; on conscription, 478; Ls to, 438, 516, 527; Ls from, 28, 43, 45, 250, 444, 526; mentioned, 151, 181, 344, 348, 369 
  • Lewis, David W.: Davis and, xlvii 
  • Lewis, Thomas B.: Davis and, 19; L from, 19 
  • Lewisburg, (W.) Va., 119, 435 
  • Lexington, Ky., 301, 332, 334, 351, 427 
  • Lexington, Va., 19 
  • Liddell, Philip F., 43, 301 
  • Liddell, St. John R. (sketch, 13): Davis and, 13, 54; mentioned, 86 
  • Lincoln, Abraham: assassination, 110, 375; British press on, 6; Butler and, 270; criticized, 11, 109, 181, 499, (Lee), 422; Davis on, 589; Emancipation Proclamation, 494; habeas corpus, 420; Halleck and, 5, 270, 323, 374; McClellan and, 7, 204, 206, 211, 423, 535; military appointments, 5; and Pope's orders, 312; prisoners of war, 122; J. Ross and, 363; Seward and, 71; Trent Affair, 9; mentioned, xi, 102, 226, 504. See also United States 
  • Lindsay, William, & Co., 110 
  • Lipscomb, Joel Q. (sketch, 495), 493, 495 
  • Lipscomb, Mary Jane B. (sketch, 495): L from, 493-94 
  • Little Rock, Ark., 360, 502 
  • Lloyd, W. Alvin, 111 
  • Logwood, Thomas H., 34 
  • Lomax, Lunsford L., 406 
  • Lomax, Tennent, 150 
  • London, Ky., 332 
  • London Economist, 22 
  • London Globe, 23 
  • London Herald: on Davis' inaugural, 109 
  • London Index, 318, 506, 582 
  • London Post: on Davis' inaugural, 110, U.S., 23 
  • London Times: on Davis' inaugural, 110, Lincoln administration, 21, Mason and Slidell, 21, U.S. finances, 23; Davis reads, 24; mentioned, 62, 582 
  • Long, Armistead L. (sketch, 227), 226 
  • Longstreet, Augustus B. (sketch, 4:291): L from, 446 
  • Longstreet, James (sketch, 7:307): army organization, 264; assignments, 158, 482; Davis and, xlv- xlvii; Fredericksburg, 550, 554; and A. P. Hill, 303; Lee on, 111, 229; Manassas, 368, 370, 388; Md. campaign, 374, 392, 393, 397, 406; on R. H. Anderson, 230, U.S. Army, 374; operations, 204, 275, 340, 354, 498, 535; praised, 421; promoted, 410; recommendations by, 170; requested, 251, 483; Seven Days' campaign, 274, 277, 279, 328; Seven Pines, 211, 397, 438, 446; Williamsburg, 171; E by, 250; mentioned, 31, 227, 258, 261, 459 
  • Loomis, H., 156 
  • Loomis, John Q., 300 
  • Loring, William W. (sketch, 7:265): assignments, 57, 199, 428; criticized, 45, 424, 440; Davis reprimands, 425; Jackson and, 38, 45; Lee and, 407, 410, 421; operations, 327, 328, 357, 368, 378, 408; praised, 457; recommended, 30; relieved, 410, 423; report on, 64, 66; reports by, 309, 348, 358; L from, 391; mentioned, 32, 56, 303, 398, 508, 534 
  • Loudoun Heights, Va., 407, 412 
  • Louisa Court House, Va., 342 
  • Louisiana: banks, 131, 152, 153, 436; camps of instruction, 216; commanders, 27, 124, 143, 156, 187, 195, 261, 298, 300, 322, 414; conditions, 213-15, 231, 447, 511, 525; conscription, 163, 213-15, 239, 271, 301, 322, 441, 447, 487, 525, 591; defenses, 232, 437, 442, 525, 527; habeas corpus, 177; martial law, 95, 96, 107, 116, 170, 173, 175, 176, 195, 272, 300; morale, 64, 212, 214, 391, 591; munitions imported, 125, 128, 130, 131, 140, 169, needed, 169, 213, 271, 300, 302, seized, 413; operations, 320, 352, 487, 506; property impressed, 272; railroads, 353, 424, 440, 442, 527; recruiting, 64, 212-15, 223, 284, 301, 409, 440-41, (Davis), 442, 444, 525; salt, 352, 397, 403, 404, 468, 507; slaves, 215, 289, 318, 320, 371, 506, 564; sugar crop, 36, trade, 440, 462, 518; U.S. troops in, 170, 214, 228, 231, 239, 289, 352, 356, 443, 511, 529. See also New Orleans 
  • Louisiana, CSS: construction, 66, 142; crew praised, 343; Davis on, 143; at New Orleans, 144, 153, 156 
  • Louisiana State University, 191, 470 
  • Louisiana troops: 2d Battalion, 444; 3d Battalion, 301, 338; 1st Brigade, 443, 487, 525; 2d Brigade, 443, 487, 525; 8th Brigade, 253, 254; 1st Cavalry, 334; Coppen's Zouaves, 443; French Brigade [militia], 483; 1st Infantry, 112, 113, 202, 255, 301, 440; 2d Infantry, 301, 440; 4th Infantry Battalion, 233; 5th Infantry, 301, 440; 6th Infantry, 301, 440, 443; 7th Infantry, 301, 440; 8th Infantry, 191, 301, 440, 443, 554; 9th Infantry, 255, 301, 440; 10th Infantry, 301, 440, 443; 12th Infantry, 181; 14th Infantry, 301, 440; 15th Infantry, 338, 440; 18th Infantry, 443; 31st Infantry, 353, 362, 365; Keary's Battalion, 191; La. Battalion, 96; Macon Cavalry, 247; Madison Infantry, 232; 13th Partisan Rangers, 444; Wheat's Battalion, 443, 444; 1st Zouaves, 301; arms, 140; artillery, 322, 444; Davis on, 140, 444; equipment, 169; home guard, 447; mutiny, 321; organization, 301; partisan rangers, 194-95, 212-13, 271, 431, 444; strength, 195, 213 
  • Louisville & Nashville Railroad, 12, 351, 509, 513, 584 
  • Lovell, Mansfield (sketch, 7:324): court of inquiry, 247-48, 330; criticized, 187, 195, 197, 212, 228, 246, 250, 252, 256, 264, 435, 436, 457, 492, 511; Davis and, 247-48, 275; defends himself, 261-62, 305, 307; in Miss., 212, 215, 249, 250, 252, 256, 353, 452, 454, 457, 459; New Orleans command, 3, 27, 124, 140, 143, 153, 156; on government, 228, 262, 274; praised, 239, 459; L to, 152; Ls from, 95, 107, 116, 152, 224, 261-62, 305, 307; mentioned, 45, 202, 254 
  • Lowe, Enoch L. (sketch, 381): Davis and, 381, 389; Md. campaign, 377, 379, 385, 386; Ls from, cited, 381 
  • Lubbock, Francis R. (sketch, 505): Davis and, 505; P. O. Hebert and, 503; on Sibley Brigade, 85; Ls to, 342, 385, 516; Ls from, 38, 158, 307, 385, 489; mentioned, 497, 502 
  • Lumpkin, Wilson: L from, 75 
  • Luray, Va., 311, 378 
  • Lyles, William D. (sketch, 2:112): L from, 466 
  • Lynch, William F., 41 
  • Lynchburg, Va.: martial law, 107; railroad, 99; Ls from citizens, 107, 146 
  • Lyon, Francis S.: L from, 403 
  • Lyons, Imogene P., 596  
  •   Lyons, James: Ls to, 357, 371, 596; L from, 508

M

  • McClellan, George B. (sketch, 7): Antietam, xii, 394, 506; Boonsboro, 406; criticized, 136, 311, 345; Davis on, 185, 236, 262, 280, 281, 368, 409, 534; V. Davis on, 205, 282; health, 7, 10; Lee on, 235, 374, 421, 536; Lincoln and, 206; on J. E. Johnston, 186, 211, Lee, 211, G. W. Smith, 211; operations, 6, 82, 119, 355, 357, 358, 370, 412, 458, 482; Peninsula campaign, x, xi, 130, 135, 136, 168, 171, 173, 175, 185, 186, 191, 204, 210, 226, 235, 245-46, 262, 270, 275, 277, 282, 301, 305, 340, 344-46, 367; reinforcements for, 204, 278, 279, 283, 402; relieved, 499, 534; strategy, 5, 27, 98, 137, 225, 295; troop strength, 136, 147; mentioned, 162, 286, 292, 312, 319
  • McClernand, John A. (sketches, 2:640, 6:344), 17, 563
  • McClung, Alexander K. (sketch, 3:30), 598
  • McCook, [Alexander M.?], 548
  • McCown, John P. (sketch, 149): criticized, 140, 147, 149, 335; Davis on, 140; E. Tenn. command, 332, 412; Island No. 10, 92; on Davis, 149; recommended, 331, 383
  • McCulloch, Ben (sketch, 7:295): commended, 318; death of, 92, 126; S. Price and, 3, 4, 127; mentioned, 103, 183, 200
  • McCulloch, Henry E., 234, 359, 361, 595
  • McCully, Robert, 235
  • McDonald, Enoch: L from, 130
  • McDowell, Irvin, 162, 204, 355
  • McDowell, (W.) Va., 203
  • McElrath, George W. (sketch, 2:59): L from, 489; mentioned, 247, 269, 553
  • MacFarland, James E. (sketch, 22): captured, 21; L from, cited, 23
  • McGill, James (ident., 197), 196, 231, 246, 252
  • McGowan, Hugh (ident., 400), 399
  • McGowan, Patrick: L from, 420
  • Machen, Willis B.: L to, 366
  • McHenry, George: L from, 318
  • McIntosh, James M., 92, 126
  • Mackall, William W.: Island No. 10, 148, 392; Mobile, 513-14, 589; recommended, 404
  • McKee, Andrew W. (ident., 595), 592
  • McKee, William R., 598
  • McKie, Michael J., 382
  • McLaws, Lafayette (sketch, 341): Manassas, 376; Md. campaign, 386, 393; Va. operations, 328, 340, 346, 357, 358; mentioned, 284, 301, 346, 554
  • McLean, Margaret S.: V. Davis and, 282
  • McLean, William F., 26
  • MacMahon, T. W., 25
  • McNair, Evander (sketch, 3:139), 425
  • McNeil, John (sketch, 1:120), 482, 496, 524
  • Macon, Ga., 564
  • McRae, Colin J.: L to, 119; Ls from, 80, 116
  • McRae, CSS, 343
  • McRae, James C., 326, 351
  • McRae, John: L from, 120
  • McRae, John J. (sketch, 4:253): L from, 525
  • McWillie, William (sketch, 5:15): L from, 431; mentioned, 432
  • Madison, James, 118, 148
  • Madison County, Miss., 472, 530
  • Madison County, Va.: L from citizens, 139
  • Madison Parish, La., 231, 352, 356, 371, 431, 444
  • Madisonville, Ky., 467
  • Maffitt, John N. (sketch, 592), 590, 593
  • Magoffin, Beriah, 328
  • Magrath, Andrew G.: L from, 250
  • Magruder, John Bankhead (sketch, 1:75): assignments, 359, 376, 413, 499, 501, (Trans-Miss.), 215-16, 234, 239, 249, 267, 284, 297-98, 300, 306, 338; R. H. Chilton and, 296-97, 359; criticized, 287-88, 296-97, 413; Davis and, xlvii, 271, 288, 290, 297, 338, 452; defends himself, 300, 338, 413; Lee and, 243, 338, 342, 359; on cotton trade, 458; praised, 591, 592, (Davis), 594; requested, 251, 263; Seven Days' report, 338, 342, 343; Seven Pines, 208; Yorktown, 11, 18, 69, 107, 129, 136; L to, 284; Ls from, 11, 300, 338, 343, 413; mentioned, 138, 162, 200, 274, 275, 505, 506
  • Mahone, William: requested, 479; E by, 263
  • mail. See Post Office Department
  • Malabar (French), 593
  • Malet, William W.: Davis and, xlvii
  • Mallett, Peter (sketch, 316): assignment, 326; criticized, 315; praised, 326, 351; mentioned, 316, 477
  • Mallory, James B. (sketch, 19): L from, 18
  • Mallory, Stephen R. (sketch, 7:13): appointed navy secretary, 105; criticized, 103, 107, 259, 336; Miss. River operations, 54, 95; Navy Dept. reports, 7, 60, 66-67, 72, 79, 343-44; on cabinet meetings, 102, ironclads, 108, James River obstructions, 453; Ls to, 493, 590; Ls from, 7, 19-20, 66-67, 79, 87, 91, 108, 111, 116, 123, 124, 138, 139, 141, 144, 237, 239, 248, 299, 343-44, 350, 359, 379, 402, 404; mentioned, xlvi, 87, 110, 125, 207, 258, 426, 436, 517, 522, 593. See also Navy Department
  • Malvern Hill, Va.: Battle of, xlvi, 270, 275, 297, 439, 443; mentioned, 328, 340
  • Manassas, CSS, 343
  • Manassas, Va., 64, 67, 86, 97, 388
  • Manassas, Va., Battle of (1861): Beauregard's report, 101; pursuit of enemy, 71, 293-94; site, 111; mentioned, 50, 107, 165, 245, 258, 260, 348, 375
  • Manassas, Va., Battle of (1862): casualties, 371, 376, 388; Davis on, 367-68, 372, 377, 578; Lee on, 366, 369- 70, 371, 375-76, 378, 388, 516; mentioned, vi, xi, 303, 422-23, 554
  • Manassas Gap Railroad, 98
  • Manchester, Tenn., 513
  • Maney, George, 142
  • Manigault, Arthur M., 551
  • Mankin, Henry G., 19
  • Mann, A. Dudley (sketch, 7:112): Ls to, cited, 182, 323; Ls from, 20-22, 34
  • Mansfield, J. K. F. (sketch, 3:31), 394
  • Mansfield, La., 443
  • Marietta, Ga., 168
  • Marigny, Mandeville, 320
  • Marigold, Charles, 523
  • Marine Corps, 67, 178, 344
  • Marshall, Charles K. (sketch, 161), 160
  • Marshall, Humphrey (sketch, 31): assignments, 163, 304, 344, 387, 395, 403, 426-28, 523; criticized, 482; Davis and, 199, 328, 383-84, 426-29; Ky. campaigns, 301, 302, 303, 304, 328, 384, 386-87, 395, 403, 411, 426-29, 522-23; requested, 30, 347, 351; resigns, 384, 387, 428; Ls to, 96, 199, 304, 327, 344, 351, 395, 426-29; Ls from, 87, 202, 301, 328, 383-84, 386-87, 522-23; mentioned, 130, 534
  • Marshall, J. Foster: Davis and, 138; L to, 287; Ls from, 138, 286
  • martial law: Ark., 360, 378, 585; Atlanta, 177; attorney general on, 156; Augusta, Ga., 146; Charleston, 308, 326, 342-43, 347; Davis on, 119, 382, 456; E. Tenn., 138; Fla., 136; House resolution on, 379; intemperance control, 107, 139; La., 95, 96, 107, 116, 170, 173, 175, 176, 195, 272, 300; Lynchburg, Va., 107; Miss., 300, 382; Mobile, 117; New Orleans, 95, 173, 176; Norfolk area, 66-67; N.C., 120; Petersburg, 90; precedents for, 382; presidential power, 363; Richmond, 75, 156, 379; Savannah, 300, 301; S.C., 157, 158, 320, 325, 343, 347; Trans- Miss., 275, 320, 360, 363, 456; Vicksburg, 564; Va., 87, 100, 119, 123, 139, 163, 564; Wilmington, 120, 123
  • Martin, ----, 196
  • Martin, Charles W.: L from, 516
  • Martin, D. (ident., 197)
  • Martin, James C., 351
  • Martin, James E., 15
  • Martin, James G. (sketch, 277): assignments, 198, 276; in N.C., 450, 477, 485; recommended, 152; resigns, 298
  • Martin, Robert M., 467
  • Martin, William D., 463
  • Martin, William G.: arrested, 238; resigns, 515; L from, 251
  • Martin, William T., 330
  • Martinsburg, (W.) Va., 378, 386, 397, 398, 405, 458
  • Marye, Simon B. (sketch, 6:265): L from, 526
  • Maryland: campaign, 373, 377-79, 386-88, 392, 394, 396, 404, (Lee), 374, 380, 398, 402, 407; CSA and, 64, 70, support for, 19, 379, 380, 386, 405, 409, 422; invasion recommended, 225-26, 242, 286; proclamation to, 387; recruiting in, 375; unionism, 390; U.S. and, 422
  • Maryland Heights, Md., 392, 407, 412
  • Maryland troops: 1st Infantry, 136, 275; Md. Battalion, 378; "Md. Line," 358; 1st Volunteers, 411; mounted rifle battalion, 358; L from soldiers, 275
  • Mason, Arthur P., 49, 50
  • Mason, James M. (sketch, 4:125): commissioner to Great Britain, 6, 21-22, 31, 34, 36, 506; praised, 109; Trent affair, 9, 20-21; L from, 184; mentioned, 52, 582
  • Mason, William F.: L from, 439
  • Massachusetts troops: 1st Cavalry, 381; 21st Infantry, 48; mentioned, 216, 531
  • Matamoros, Mexico, 459, 591
  • Mathews, George: L from, 52
  • Mathews, Mason: L from, 32
  • Maury, Dabney H., 538
  • Maxey, Samuel B., 449
  • Maximilian I, 594
  • Mayfield, Ky., 16
  • Mayo, George U.: L from, 524
  • Meade, George G., 394
  • Meade, William: Ls from, 25, 72
  • Mechanicsville, Va.: Battle of, 270; Davis visits, xlv, xlvi; defenses, 198
  • Medical Department: bill vetoed, 445; criticized, 55, 289, 392, 508; furloughs granted, 359; hospitals established, 383
  • Meigs, Montgomery C. (sketch, 5:19): L from, 598
  • Melbourne, ----, 164
  • Memminger, Christopher G. (sketch, 63): appointed treasury secretary, 105; criticized, 152, 592; on trade via Texas and Mexico, 459; reports by, 61, 379, 402; L to, 493; Ls from, 9, 87, 116, 138, 146, 199, 326, 376, 390, 397, 407, 431, 436, 458, 523; mentioned, 144, 350, 377, 522. See also Treasury Department
  • Memphis, Tenn.: Davis on, 455, 575; defenses, 17, 45, 107, 184; shipbuilding, 20, 66; L from citizens, 57; mentioned, 34, 116, 291, 474
  • Memphis & Charleston Railroad: abandoned, 244; discussed, 512; regulated, 114; threatened, 245, 258; U.S. supply line, 323
  • Memphis & Little Rock Railroad, 43, 142
  • Memphis Appeal: on Davis, 312; mentioned, 3
  • Memphis Avalanche, 41
  • Menees, Thomas (sketch, 90): L from, 87-89
  • Menefee, John S.: L from, 445
  • Mercer, Hugh W. (sketch, 1:70): recommended, 360; Ls from, 263, 300, 301
  • Mercier de l'Ostende, Henri, 184, 582-83
  • Meridian, Miss., railroads, 92, 116, 130, 140, 142, 166, 383, 403, 470
  • Merrimack, USS. See Virginia, CSS.
  • Merrimack No. 2. See Richmond, CSS.
  • Mescalero Apache, 594
  • Mexican War: Davis and, 200, 203, 299, 598; Taos rebellion, 594; veterans, 5-7, 9, 14, 31, 57, 82, 84, 113, 149, 150, 181, 216, 261, 277, 283, 291, 303, 304, 325, 333, 334, 341, 342, 364, 365, 366, 375, 380, 400, 406, 470, 503, 548, 593, 594, 595; volunteers, 262; mentioned, 233. See also Mississippi Regiment, First
  • Mexico: CSA and, 55, 166, 169, 376, 591; France and, 55, 591; trade with, 28, 459; U.S. strategy, 25
  • Middle Tennessee: operations, 329, 533; strategy (Cooper), 512, (Davis), 469; supply source, 470; support for CSA, 252, 509. See also Tennessee
  • Miles, Anna Matilda Bradford (niece) (sketch, 2:174), 149
  • Miles, Charles R., 139
  • Miles, Edward Leo (nephew-in-law) (sketch, 149), 148, 472
  • Miles, William Porcher (sketch, 7:288): Davis and, 66; on Pemberton, 243, 271; L to, 66; Ls from, 198, 237; mentioned, 411, 441, 527
  • Miles, William R., 443
  • Miller, Horace H. (sketch, 3:131), 28
  • Milliken's Bend, La., 356, 358, 563
  • Mill Springs, Ky., Battle of, 27, 29, 41, 62, 105
  • Milroy, Robert H., 539
  • Milton, Fla., 451, 459
  • Milton, John (sketch, 350): Davis on, 402; Ls to, 437, 483, 516; Ls from, 26, 32, 136, 349, 402, 438, 481, 485, 487, 495; mentioned, 125, 432
  • Milton Brown (CSA), 32
  • Minnigerode, Charles F. E. (sketch, 182): Davis and, 182, 269; health, 179; L to, cited, 182; L from, 52
  • Missionary Ridge, Ga., Battle of, 13
  • Mississippi: commanders, 42, 414, 439, 446, 452, 454, 457, 459; conditions, 57, 177, 437, 447, 578; CSA forces criticized, 552; conscription, 158, 176, 202, 205, 322, 377, 437, 493, 516, 541, 568-70; cotton crop, 232, destruction, 228, 238, 248, 252, 255, 478; crops, 177; Davis addresses legislature, 556, 565-79, invited to, 525, visits, 533, 560, 587; Davis' devotion to, 565, 577, 578, 588; defenses, 3, 27, 164, 370, 377, 387, 487, (Davis), 551, 577; food prices, 541, shortages, 518; land prices, 399, 433; mail delivery, 144; martial law, 300, 382; morale, 64, 127, 348, 356, 540, (Davis), 575, 578, 581; munitions needed, 29, 237, 253, 256, 264, 290, 305, 335, 348, 387, 413, sent, 127, 255, 267, 284, 290, 358, 414, 523, 524; railroads, 140, 161, 164, 403; reinforcements for, 16, 440, 526; relief for families, 569; salt, 263, 296, 338, 450, 472, 507, 522, 523, 524; slaves, 127, 177, 349, 371, 447, 518, 527; speculators, 433, 517, 524; strategy (Davis), 527; support for CSA, 57, (Davis), 574; taxes, 104, 433, 580; threatened, 237, 448, 463, 465, 483, 507, 511, 517, 525, 527, (Davis), 578; timber, 7; U.S. troops in, 92, 204, 231, 253, 256, 348, 510, 511, 525, 526, 529, 547, 559, (Davis), 533, 572-73; Ls from citizens, 71, 445, 524; Ls from congressmen, 107, 548
  • Mississippi, CSS, 248, 520
  • Mississippi Central Railroad, 161, 248, 251, 442
  • Mississippi Regiment, First (Mexican War), 3, 28, 44, 96, 136, 159, 162, 200, 366, 400, 425, 598, 599
  • Mississippi rifles, 41
  • Mississippi River: canal, 161, 288, 289, 299; cattle drives, 440; defenses, 15-16, 17, 34, 55, 57-58, 64, 67, 76, 77, 80, 92, 111, 142, 194, 256, 264, 370, 397, 440, 467, 530, 559, (Davis), 53, 94, 143, 218, 444, 448, 455, 529, 561-62, 589, 590; floods, 144, 147, 148, 149, 159, 213, 231, 246, 399; freight rates, 518; free navigation, 386; operations, 53, 95, 147, 291; threatened, 142, 143, 246, 531, (Davis), 529, 572, 577; L from boatmen, 67. See also Port Hudson, La.; Vicksburg, Miss.
  • Mississippi troops: 1st Light Artillery, 44; 1st Cavalry, 13, 401; 1st Cavalry Battalion, 584; 5th Cavalry, 94; 2d Infantry, 43, 301; 2d Infantry Battalion, 202; 3d Infantry, 3; 6th Infantry Battalion, 548; 7th Infantry, 114; 8th Infantry, 296, 351; 10th Infantry, 136; 11th Infantry, 43, 301; 13th Infantry, 202; 16th Infantry, 158, 287; 17th Infantry, 202; 18th Infantry, 202; 19th Infantry, 202, 238, 251, 515; 21st Infantry, 126, 148, 149, 202, 400, 554; 27th Infantry, 10, 547; 44th Infantry, 198; Vaughn Rebels, 44; Withers' Light Artillery, 353; arms, 16, 44; brigades, 157, 158, 199, (Davis), 201-202; criticized, 29; Davis and, 10, 15, 157, 171, 201-202, 287, 377, 571, 578-79; militia, 27, 348, 387, 520, 570; officers' appointments, 10, 327, 328, 331, 482, elections, 296, 308, 351, 407; organization, 42, 171, 202, 238, 301; partisan rangers, 266, 274, 348, 377; praised (War of 1812), 575; recruiting, 465; reserve, 569-70; strength, 27, 127; volunteers, 31, 38, 64, 130, 145, sixty- day, 13, 16; L from, 158; L from officers, 44
  • Missouri: commanders, 33, 306; conditions, 371, 525; CSA and, 10, 64, 237, 303, 306, 371; Davis on, 562, 579; operations, 4, 126; recruiting, 237, 455; slaves, 525; strategy, 492, (Davis), 455; U.S. troops in, 305, 363, 371, 482, 484, 524-25, 558; L from congressmen, 371
  • Missouri, Department of (U.S.), 216
  • Missouri troops: 1st Infantry, 590; partisan rangers, 274; mentioned, 26, 528, 563
  • Mitchel, Charles B., 364
  • Mitchel, Ormsby M., 128, 252
  • Mitchell, Anne M. (ident., 434)
  • Mitchell, Charles Jouett (nephew- in-law) (sketch 2:8): taken prisoner, 352; in Texas, 356, 518, 583; L from, 231-32; mentioned, 371, 472
  • Mitchell, Joseph Davis (grandnephew) (sketch, 3:98): CSA service, 148, 370; J. E. Davis and, 236, 285; health, 286, 399, 433; mentioned, 548
  • Mitchell, Mary Elizabeth (Lise). See Hamer, Mary Elizabeth Mitchell.
  • Mitchell, Thomas J. (sketch, 434), 432
  • Mobile, Ala.: Battle of, 592; commanders, 39, 259, 302, 514; CSA troops at, 459; Davis speaks at, 587-89; defenses, 13, 80, 117, 256, 260, 459, 495, 497, 511, (Davis), 468, 589; food prices, 545; martial law, 117; shipbuilding, 66, 593; threatened, 451, 459, 467, 470, 511, 531
  • Mobile & Ohio Railroad, 114, 245, 558
  • Moeur, John B., 34
  • Mohl, Frederick, 457
  • Moise, Edwin W.: L from, 95
  • Monitor, USS: and Virginia, 175; mentioned, 177, 180, 530-31
  • Monocacy River, Va., bridge, 407
  • Monroe, James, 148
  • Monroe, John T.: L to, 157; mentioned, 156, 391
  • Monroe, La.: commander, 302; conscript camp, 169, 170, 173, 195, 216, 284
  • Monroe Doctrine, 64
  • Monterrey, Mexico, Battle of, 203
  • Montgomery, ----, 10
  • Montgomery, Ala.: conditions, 124; Davis visits, 550; railroad construction, 92, 130; troops raised, 39, 495; Vigilance Committee, 292; L from citizens, 124
  • Montgomery, Benjamin T. (slave) (sketch, 4:241), 160, 530, 599
  • Montgomery, Joseph E.: criticized, 67; Ls from, 34, 55, 57-58
  • Montgomery, Joseph T., 32
  • Montgomery, Thornton (slave), 530
  • Montgomery Advertiser, 312-13, 323, 329
  • Montross, Va., 52
  • Moore, Andrew B. (sketch, 36): L from, 34-35; mentioned, 166
  • Moore, Augustus, Mrs.: L from, 17
  • Moore, John C., 404
  • Moore, Robert L., 598
  • Moore, Samuel P.: L from, 359
  • Moore, Stephen T., 547
  • Moore, Sydenham (sketch, 261), 150, 258
  • Moore, Thomas O. (sketch, 7:333): Davis and, 173, 175, 387, 412-13; and New Orleans, 65, 95, 125, 144, 153, 173, 176, 213-14, 239, 525; on Butler, 214, 437, La. conditions, 212-15, 525, Lovell, 195, 239; Ls to, 96, 131, 140, 143, 153, 163, 167, 173, 175, 177, 198, 271, 302, 385-86, 412-13, 516, 527; Ls from, 65, 95, 125, 130, 140, 144, 152, 153, 163, 167, 169, 170, 173, 176, 195, 212-15, 239, 272, 287, 298, 299-300, 307, 321, 387, 425, 437, 487, 525; mentioned, 128, 273, 274, 442, 593
  • Moore, William H., 479
  • Moorefield, (W.) Va., 57
  • Moorman, Benjamin F.: L from, 120
  • Mordecai, Alfred (sketch, 5:41), 598
  • Mordecai, Sara H. (sketch, 5:124): L to, 598
  • Morey, John B.: L from, 348
  • Morgan, George W. (sketch, 333), 306, 332, 417
  • Morgan, John Hunt (sketch, 304): assignments, 288, 328, 509-10, 558; Davis promotes, 550; operations in Ky., 288, 301, 303, 327, 328, 332, 427, 512- 13, Tenn., 323, 351, 401; recommended, 484, 550
  • Morgan, John T.: Davis on, 164; L from, 164
  • Morris, D.: L from, 29
  • Morrison, Charles H. (sketch, 365), 362
  • Mott, Christopher H. (sketch, 3:149), 157, 201
  • Mott, Thomas S. W., 338
  • Mount Vernon, Ala., Arsenal, 166
  • Mouton, Alfred (sketch, 443), 441
  • Mulberry Island, Va.: Davis on, 107
  • Mulligan, Eliza: L from, 552
  • Mulligan, John, 552
  • Mullins, John: assignment, 515; Davis reprimands, 238, 251
  • Mumford, William B.: Davis on, 318, 564; mentioned, 239, 292
  • Munford, Edward W.: L from, 170; mentioned, 52
  • Munford, George W.: L from, 528
  • Munford, John D.: claim, 446, 480; L from, 251
  • Munfordville, Ky., 448
  • munitions: captured by U.S., 148, 195, 352, 356, 362, 376, 378, 397, 483; conversion, 454; distribution, 458; House inquiry, 83, 95; incendiary shells, 277; inventions, 50, 77, 187, 234, 405, 445, 466; needed in Ala., 44, 152, 164-65, 451, 458, Ark., 142, 250, 361, Fla., 439, Ky., 29, 351, 384, by Lee, 373, 374, 377, 378, in La., 140, 169, 213, 271, 300, 302, Miss., 29, 237, 253, 256, 264, 290, 305, 335, 348, 387, 413, by navy, 79, in N.C., 17, 45, 403, S.C., 9, 17, 36, 227, Tenn., 5, 52, 56, Trans-Miss., 184, 307, 455, Va., 51, 146; procured abroad, 20, 28, 83, 109, 110, 125, 128, 131, 133, 145, 164, 169, (Davis), 59, 142, 209-10; produced in CSA, 76, 95, 183, 526, (Davis), 25-26, 59, 77, 455, U.S., 95, 143; sent to Miss., 127, 255, 267, 284, 358, 414, 511, 523, 524, N.C., 128, 137; shortages, 99, 148, 371, (Benjamin), 71, 79, (Davis), 39, 51, 68, 79, 93, 100, 125, 568; supply in Atlanta, 511, Ark., 361, CSA, 83, 336, Gainesville, Va., 383, N.C., 128, S.C., 36, 476. See also artillery; Ordnance Bureau
  • Murdock, William: L from, 83
  • Murfreesboro, Tenn.: Bragg at, 471, 510, 584; CSA forces at, 52, 54, 449; Davis visits, 514, 548, 551; Forrest's raid, 296, 323
  • Murfreesboro, Battle of. See Stones River, Tenn., Battle of
  • Murphey, Virgil S., 589
  • Murphy, William, 272
  • Murray, Charles A.: L from, 274
  • Musgrave, Linus, 486, 496
  • Myer, Albert J., 27
  • Myers, Abraham C. (sketch, 277): on army pay, 378, cotton trade, 475, shoes and leather, 410-11, 453, soldiers' aid, 488; praised, 71; and railroads, 28, 33, 86, 119, 130, 276; Ls from, 33, 86, 119, 488; mentioned, 365, 366. See also Quartermaster's Department
  • Myers, Marion T.: V. Davis and, 278

N

  • Napoleon I, 66
  • Napoleon III: CSA and, 139, 583; Mexico and, 594; Trent Affair, 21
  • Nash, James H.: L from, 146
  • Nashville, CSS, 21, 251
  • Nashville, Tenn.: Battle of (1864), 519; defenses, 89, 93; fire, 29; recapture proposed, 322, 415, 455; retreat from, 52, 89, 94, 107, 249; threatened, 12, 16, 52; U.S. troops at, 86, 510, 548, 551
  • Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad, 323, 509
  • native Americans. See Indians
  • Naugatuck, USS, 180
  • Navajo, 594
  • navy: conscription, 344; criticized, 162, 195, 257; Davis on, 59, 61, 91, 347; increase recommended, 79, 152; inventions, 10, 20, 344, 347, 439, 445; mechanics needed, 20, 66, 79; Miss. River operations, 10, 17, 94, 149, 207, 343; officers criticized, 433, needed, 66-67, 436, oppose ironclads, 414; praised, 290; prize money, 146, 344; river defenses, 72, 336, 453; submarine batteries & torpedoes, 115; timber needed, 7; transfers from army, 237, 252; volunteers, 67
  • Navy Department: abolishment proposed, 359; agents abroad, 66, 79, 108, 153, 376; chief clerk, 493; criticized, 257; estimates, 67, 79, 108, 116, 124, 144, 344, 402, 404; iron supply, 111, 299, 312, 327, 342, 344, 517; New Orleans debt, 65, 87; reports on, 7, 60, 66-67, 72, 79, 343-44; shipbuilding, 20, 66, 79, 111, 123, 142, 299, 312, 343-44, 402, 463, 517, abroad, 23, 66, 116, 139, 144, 350, 390; Treasury Dept. and, 87, 138-39, 144, 379, 402; vessels lost, 67, 95, 141, 147, 160, 195, 257, 343, offered, 234. See also Mallory, Stephen R.
  • Naylor, Jim (servant), 112
  • Neely, Rufus P.: L from, 3
  • Neill, Galbraith F. (sketch, 2:97), 27
  • Nelson, Allison (sketch, 364), 361, 457
  • Nelson, John H., 446
  • Nelson, R. H.: L from, 284
  • Nelson, W. Cowper: L from, 478
  • Neuse River, N.C., 137
  • New Bern, N.C.: Battle of, 207, 477; citizens criticized, 207; defenses, 44; retreat from, 116; U.S. troops at, 125
  • New Hampshire troops, 186
  • New Iberia, La., 397, 437, 507, 527
  • New Kent Court House, Va., 174, 350
  • New Madrid, Mo.: defenses, 4, 147; evacuated, 95, 148; navy at, 149; U.S. troops at, 90
  • Newman, William W., 28
  • New Mexico: operations, 83, 156, 537; rebellion rumored, 591
  • New Orleans: artillery unit, 322; attack proposed, 290, 309, 320, 326; captured, 153, 159, 163, 164, 197, 213, 582, (Davis), 163, 261, 269, 561, 576, (Lovell), 305, 307; Committee of Public Safety, 65, 87, 124, 144, 270; cotton trade, 475, 486, 487; defenses, 27, 54, 65, 80, 95, 144, 157, 197, 252, 525, (Davis), 143, 218, 575; effects of fall, 144, 158, 159, 184, 212, 247, 356, 424; finances, 65, 87, 124, 152, 153; gunboats destroyed, 160, 195, 343; martial law, 95, 173, 176; railroad construction, 147; shipbuilding, 66, 142; slaves armed, 318; threatened, 125, 153; U.S. occupation, 122, 202, 214, 224, 391, 440, (Davis), 200, 269, 346, 564, 579; "woman order," 270; L from citizens, 67
  • New Orleans, Battle of (1815): Davis on, 102, 575
  • New Orleans & Texas Railroad, 155
  • New Orleans Delta, 85
  • New Orleans, Jackson & Great Northern Railroad, 114, 440, 442
  • New Orleans Picayune, 40
  • New Salem, Texas, 84
  • Newton, Cincinnatus W., 79
  • Newton, Willoughby: L from, 79
  • Newtonia, Mo., 522
  • New York Herald: on Davis, 312; mentioned, 62, 130, 237
  • New York Times: on Davis, 62
  • New York troops, 531
  • Niagara (British), 6
  • Nicaragua, 237
  • Nicholls, Francis T., 338
  • Nicholson, Anderson D., 286
  • Nicholson, Jane D., 286
  • Nicholson, Joseph D. (sketch, 286): health, 478, 518; at Hurricane, 285, 433; mentioned, 370, 399, 472
  • Nicholson, William: Davis and, xlv
  • Niel, Franklin F.: L from, 508
  • Nine Mile Road, 208
  • Niter and Mining Bureau, 336
  • Norfolk, Va.: abandoned, 158, 163, 174, 281, 343; attack proposed, 326; CSA forces at, 69, 130; Davis invited to, 65; defenses, 41, 51, 65, 66, 70, 76, 77, 79, 195; martial law, 66-67; navy yard, 80, 175, 343; threatened, 69; U.S. troops leave, 23; yellow fever epidemic, 233
  • Norris, William, 118, 391
  • North Carolina: citizens criticized, 207; commanders, 45, 50, 207, 266, 341, 345, 416; conscription, 277, 314, 316, 320, 326, 327, 351, 450, 466, 477, 488, 489, 493, 516, 524, 556, (Davis), 476; cotton burned, 547; Davis on, 137; defenses, 17, 44, 45, 50, 54, 57, 103, 105, 111, 125, 175, 195, 207, 407, 416, 439, 449, 486, 489, 498, 534, (Davis), 412, 415-16, 476, 486; disaffection, 466; food supplies, 158, 536; legislators visit Davis, xliii, 534; martial law, 120; munitions needed, 17, 45, 403, supplied, 128, (Davis), 137; operations, 50, 283, 533, 536, 552; politics, 229, 466; railroads, 107, 111, 140, 198, 526; secession convention, 182, 206; shipbuilding, 66; slaves, 207; speculators, 308; supplies from, 407, 453, 466; threatened, 17, 45, 404; unionism, 8, 163, 188, 485, 536; U.S. troops in, 6, 10, 20, 105, 111, 241, 304, 412, 484, 485, 522, 536, 552; L from legislators, 556
  • North Carolina, Department of, 266, 341, 345
  • North Carolina troops: Clingman's brigade, 48; 3d Infantry, 316; 4th Infantry, 98; 6th Infantry, 210, 301; 8th Infantry, 46, 48; 18th Infantry, 103; 26th Infantry, 477; 29th Infantry, 486; 31st Infantry, 46; 32d Infantry, 369; 39th Infantry, 486; 42d, 341; 43d Infantry, 369; 45th Infantry, 369; 50th Infantry, 369; 53d Infantry, 369; 57th Infantry, 341; 59th Infantry, 489; 61st Infantry, 103; Thomas' Legion, 403; arms, 105, 111, 116, 128, 137, 167, 198; cavalry, 449; conditions, 125; criticized, 46; described, 48; deserters, 316; health, 48, 198; militia, 17, 45, 50, 51, 104, 105, 404; needed in Va., 198, 225, 276, 482; organization, 167; partisans, 367; railroad defenses, 107; recruiting, 277, 320, 449, 466; strength, 116, 152, 340; volunteers, 44, 104, 116, 128
  • North East & South West Alabama Railroad, 403
  • Northern Virginia, Department of, 85
  • Northrop, Lucius B. (sketch, 1:313): criticized, 64, 331; on appointments, 475, A. M. Barbour, 98, W. A. Broadwell, 521, cotton trade, 473, 474, impressment of grain, 415, meat supplies, 69, N.C. supplies, 489, provisioning Lee's army, 345, 411, salt supply, 337, 404, 465; praised, 71; report by, 26-27; mentioned, 309, 357, 472, 513. See also Commissary Department
  • Northrop, Lucius C.: L from, 475
  • Northumberland County, Va., 141
  • Northwest: CSA and, 327, 330, 420; secession urged, 119, 446
  • Northwest, Department of the (U.S.), 216
  • Northwestern Virginia Railroad, 410
  • Nott, Josiah, 513
  • Nugent, Anne L., 400
  • Nugent, John P., 400
  • Nugent, Mary Coralie Smith (grandniece) (ident., 400)
  • Nugent, Richard James (grandnephew-in-law) (sketch, 400): L to, cited, 400; mentioned, 398
  • nullification: Davis on, 373
  • Nunn, Theodore: L from, 372

O

  • Ochiltree, Thomas P.: L from, 156
  • O'Curry, P. S.: L from, 266
  • Ohio: proclamation to, 417; L from troops, 252
  • Oldham, Williamson S.: L to, 432; Ls from, 99, 347, 445; mentioned, 505, 546
  • Oneida, USS, 593
  • Onslow County, N.C., 439, 449
  • Opelousas, La.: conscript camp, 167, 169, 170, 195, 214, 216; state capital, 167, 215, 442
  • Opelousas Railroad, 239
  • Orange & Alexandria Railroad: bridges destroyed, 354, 388; evacuates CSA troops, 86, 98; management criticized, 97; U.S. troops on, 496, 498
  • Orange Court House, Va., 295
  • Ordnance Bureau: agents abroad, 376; arms contract, 41, repaired, 526; captured stores, 308; criticized, 483; Davis on, 124; finances, 41, 142, 200, 307, 376; increase proposed, 336; leather supply, 454; organization, 95, 124, 308. See also artillery; Gorgas, Josiah; munitions
  • Oregon, CSS, 161
  • Orr, John C., 497
  • Ould, Robert: L to, cited, 183
  • Owen, John L.: Davis on, 318
  • Owen, Robert L. (sketch, 98), 97, 437
  • Oxford, Miss., 525, 526, 529, 540

P

  • Paliske, Nathaniel L.: L from, 207
  • Palmerston, Henry J. T. (ident., 22), 21, 506
  • Palmetto State, CSS, 463
  • Palmyra, Miss., 285
  • Palmyra, Mo., 482, 496
  • Pamlico, CSS, 161
  • Pamunkey River, Va., 185
  • Parke, John F., 478
  • Parker, David S.: L from, 20
  • Parkersburg, (W.) Va., 410
  • Parrish, William, 336
  • Parsons, Job, 539
  • Passaic, USS, 532
  • patents, 61, 405
  • Patrick Henry, CSS, 180, 453
  • Patterson, William H. H. (sketch, 3:32), 598
  • Paul, Isaac A., 508
  • Paxton, Elisha F., 523
  • Payne, ----, 273
  • Payne, Dameron & Co., 435
  • Payne, Edward C., Jr. (sketch, 520), 518
  • Payne, Huntington & Co., 433
  • Payne, Jacob U. (sketch, 1:452): criticized, 518; L to, 596; mentioned, 433, 435
  • Payne, L. A.: L from, 137
  • Payne, Rice W.: L from, 398
  • Pearce, Aubrey B.: L from, 51
  • Pearce, N. B., 317
  • Pea Ridge, Battle of. See Elkhorn Tavern, Ark., Battle of
  • Pearl River, Miss., 161
  • Pegram, John, 334, 480, 513
  • Pegram, Robert B. (sketch, 23), 21
  • Pemberton, John C. (sketch, 9): assignments, 263, 326, 414, 437, 439, 440, 452, 454, 491, 524; confers with S. Cooper, 255, 263; cotton trade, 474, 475; criticized, 234, 238, 239, 241, 249, 271, 308, 350, 487, 540, 583; Davis and, 458, 560; Davis on, 318, 325, 343, 439, 447, 533, 577; J. E. Davis and, 472, 507, 517, 520; Lee and, 9, 243, 295; Miss. command, xii, 448, 455, 511, 520, 524, 525, 533, 535, 549, 563; Pickens and, 239-43, 343; praised, 263, 472, 478, 486, (Davis), 318, 325, 439, 447; promoted, 410; reinforcements and munitions for, 467, 511, 524, 525, 529, 533, 551, 587; S.C. command, 8, 140, 157, 158, 239-43, 263, 280, 282, 325, 330, 343, 350, 403; Ls to, 212, 223, 224, 267, 320, 347, 523, 529; Ls from, 217, 224, 227, 233, 263, 326, 342, 523, 525, 539; mentioned, 108, 248, 550
  • Pender, William D., 210, 212, 394
  • Pendleton, Edmund, 301
  • Pendleton, Edward, 339
  • Pendleton, William N. (sketch, 7:240): Davis and, xlvi, 360, 368, 390; operations, 396; Ls from, 390, 556
  • Pendleton County, Va., 7
  • Peninsula campaign: CSA strength, 130, 270, 339; Davis and, xlv- xlvii, 135, 168, 171-72, 174, 178, 181, 185-86, 203, 208-10, 217, 243, 262, 276- 77, 280, 287, 305; Johnston and, x, 130, 136, 167, 171-72, 174, 185-87, 204, 208- 12, 282, 397; Lee and, xi, 130, 174, 186-87, 208, 211, 221, 226, 246, 268, 270, 272, 273-74, 275, 276-80, 284, 295, 297, 301, 327-28, 339-41, 342, 344-46, 439; McClellan and, x, xi, 130, 135, 136, 168, 171, 173, 175, 185, 186, 191, 204, 210, 226, 235, 245-46, 262, 270, 275, 277, 282, 301, 305, 340, 344-46, 367
  • Pennsylvania: Lee to invade, 225, 377, 423; proclamation to, 386, 389; recruiting for CSA, 411; troops, 401, 531
  • Pensacola, Fla.: defenses, 152; operations (1861), 113, 165; shipbuilding, 66; U.S. forces at, 259, 451, 459, 467
  • Peralta, N.M., 85
  • Perkins, John, Jr. (sketch, 6:5): Davis and, 45, 478; Ls from, 187, 506; mentioned, 40, 76
  • Perline (slave), 285
  • Perryville, Ky., Battle of, x, 5, 13, 260, 420, 448, 452
  • Petersburg, Va.: disloyalty, 8; martial law, 90; U.S. troops leave, 273; mentioned, 6, 198, 477
  • Pettigrew, James J., 50, 212, 415, 477
  • Pettus, John J. (sketch, 2:96): calls up militia, 15, 127, 437, 520; and conscription, 158, 545; cotton order, 232; Davis and, 525, 555; message to legislature, 569; Miss. defenses, 3, 27, 237, 253, 256, 290-91, 305, 370, 412, 545; praised, 517, (Davis), 524, 569, 571, 575; salt supplies, 397, 402-403, 404, 437, 450, 452, 465, 468, 482, 507, 522, 523, 524; Van Dorn and, 264, 353; and Vicksburg, 253, 290-91, 305, 348, 412, 413, 520, 575; Ls to, 3, 158, 205, 255, 267, 275, 284, 299, 320, 358, 404, 414, 452, 465, 482, 507, 516, 523, 524; Ls from, 3, 27, 72, 127, 158, 237, 253, 256, 290-91, 305, 348, 370, 384, 397, 402-403, 412, 413, 436-37, 450, 468, 507, 522, 523, 524, 525, 555; mentioned, 32, 202, 354, 377, 475, 524, 544
  • Phelan, James (sketch, 5:38): L to, 439; Ls from, 453, 539-44, cited, 527, 546
  • Phelps, John W.: Davis on, 318
  • Phifer, Charles (sketch, 7:446), 229
  • Philips, Martin W. (sketch, 4:177): Ls from, 10, 133
  • Phillips, ----, 279
  • Phillips, Eugenia L., 391
  • Phillips, William (sketch, 7:194), 112, 134
  • Phillips County, Ark., 307
  • Pickens, Francis W. (sketch, 7:13): Charleston defenses, 8, 222, 224, 238, 239-42, 248, 250-51, 267, 296, 308, 330, 350, 414, 473; confers with S. Cooper, 256, 263; on CSA strategy, 330, 463, Lee, 8, 241, Pemberton, 234, 237- 38, 239-42, 308, 330, 350, U.S. strategy, 8, 241-42; praised, 464; Ls to, 140, 150, 158, 223, 238, 255, 267, 318, 324-25, 343, 436, 464, 480, 516; Ls from, 8-9, 15, 36, 139-40, 157, 222, 224, 234, 237-38, 239-42, 248, 250-51, 263, 266-67, 296, 308, 329, 330, 350, 414, 463, 473, 475-76, 478-79, 482, 547
  • Pickett, George E., 70, 423
  • Pickett, John T. (sketch, 6:266): assignment, 55; claims, 166, 167, 169, 174, 175; mission to Mexico, 595; Ls to, 167, 175; Ls from, 55, 166, 169, 174
  • Piedmont Railroad, 378
  • Pierce, Franklin (sketch, 4:272), 599
  • Pike, Albert (sketch, 7:268): assignments, 358, 498; criticized, 147, 329, 361; Davis reprimands, 275, 330; and Hindman, 275, 364; Indian command, 126-27, 142, 157, 266, 317-18, 318-19, 329, 466; on martial law, 363; resigns, 288, 317, 358, 361; L to, 329; Ls from, 235, 275, 288, 317, 318, 358, 395, 498
  • Pike, Hamilton, 395
  • Pikesville, Md., 87, 96
  • Pillow, Gideon J. (sketch, 7:257): criticized, 95, 435; Davis on, 26, 54, 91, 200, 274; Fort Donelson report, 86, 91, 124, 146, surrender, 54; on Polk, 39; recommended, 3, 27, 30, 150; relieved, 54, 91; resigns, 3, 10, 19, 26, 95; L to, 312; Ls from, 115, 184, 307; mentioned, 29, 464
  • Pinkney, Robert F., 288, 343
  • Pittsburg Landing, Battle of. See Shiloh, Tenn., Battle of
  • Pleasonton, Alfred, 382, 396
  • Pocahontas County, (W.) Va.: L from citizens, 17
  • Pocotaligo, S.C., 463, 479
  • Point Comfort, Va., 358
  • Poisson, W. M.: Ls from, 27, 308
  • Polignac, Camille J.: Davis and, 131
  • Polk, Alexander H. (sketch, 40): Davis and, 39
  • Polk, James K. (sketch, 2:93): Ls to, 597, 598
  • Polk, Leonidas (sketch, 7:174): assignments, ix, 54, 128, 509, 513; Columbus, Ky., 4-5, 15-16, 17, 95; confers with Bragg, 510, Davis, 480, 513, A. S. Johnston, 116; criticized, 20, 26, 39, 58; Davis and, ix, 39; Miss. River defenses, 148; Mo. strategy, 4; on Bragg, 82, 513; promoted, 410; recommended, 498; Shiloh, 131; wishes to resign, 32, 39; Ls to, 10, 39; Ls from, 3-4, 4-5, 15-16, 17, 19, 32, 91-92, 95, 142, 330, 480; mentioned, v, 11, 14, 29, 118, 145, 190, 232, 419, 524, 584
  • Pollard, Ala., 451, 459, 467
  • Pollard, Charles T.: L from, 130
  • Pompey (slave), 518
  • Ponchatoula, La., 442
  • Poolesville, Md., 380, 381
  • Pope, John (sketch, 303): criticized, 536, (Davis), 305, 310-11; Ls captured, 357; Manassas, xi, 303, 342, 370; on New Madrid evacuation, 148; operations, 268, 302-303, 305, 323, 340, 343, 345, 354-55, 357, 358, 359, 374, 377, (Davis), 368; replaced, 369; threatens retaliation, 310-11; troop strength, 290, 301
  • Porter, Benjamin F., 392
  • Porter, David D. (sketch, 6:27), 291
  • Porter, Fitz John (sketch, 341), 204, 340, 397
  • Porterfield, William (sketch, 2:64): aids J. E. Davis, 159; L from, 227; mentioned, 269, 530
  • Port Gibson, Miss., 284
  • Port Hudson, La.: defenses, 319, 356, 442, (Davis), 385, 529, 577, 590; threatened, 413, 440, (Davis), 561-62, 572; troop strength, 559; mentioned, 122, 400, 520
  • Portland, Me.: Davises visit (1858), 220, 222
  • Port Lavaca, Texas, 501, 504
  • Port Republic, Va., Battle of, 203, 226, 254
  • Port Royal, S.C., 237, 325
  • Portsmouth, Va., 66, 67, 69
  • Posey, Carnot (sketch, 3:74): promotion, 482, 483; L from, 158; mentioned, 465, 481
  • Post Office Department: agent abroad, 153; clerks' pay, 129; and conscription, 105; constitutional provisions, 61, 413; contracts, 70-71, 336, 424; Davis on, 347; estimates and expenses, 70-71, 413, 424, 425, 446, 596; mail delivery, 129, 144, 392, 413; railroads and, 71, 129, 348; reports on, 61, 70-71, 348, 392, 413, 596; stamps, 71, 337. See also Reagan, John H.
  • Potomac, District of the, 42, 69
  • Potomac River: CSA defenses, 56, 276, troops cross, 378, 379, 396, 407; U.S. navigation of, 56, 130
  • Pound Gap, Va., 328, 429, 430
  • Powell, James R.: Davis and, 550
  • Powell, W. J., 233
  • Powers, Stephen, 99
  • Prairie Grove, Ark., Battle of, 457, 584
  • Prentiss, Seargent S. (sketches, 1:440, 2:24), 597
  • Preston, John S. (sketch, 7:392), 547, 564
  • Preston, Walter, 156
  • Preston, William (sketch, 7:448): L from, 137; mentioned, 41, 138, 353, 401
  • Preston, William B.: Ls from, 156, 172
  • Prestonsburg, Ky., 429
  • Price, Charles M. (sketch, 2:306), 445
  • Price, Nathaniel C., 445
  • Price, Samuel, 348
  • Price, Sterling (sketch, 7:189): assignments, 287, 306, 359, 384, 395, 417, 454, 459, (Davis), 267, 452, 457; criticized, 511; Davis and, 101, 193, 228, 234, 237, 246, 359, 371, 437, 457, 563, 584; and B. McCulloch, 3, 4, 127; on Van Dorn, 538; operations in Miss., 299, 306, 412, 425, 447, Mo., v, 4, 16, 126, 304; praised, 258, 524; promoted, 103; recommended, 32, 142, 167, 234, 237, 492; wounded, 92; mentioned, 482, 594
  • Prince William County, Va., 528
  • prisoners: blacks, 122, 237, 339; Davis on, 292, 327, 339, 348-49, 385, 450, 483; exchange policy, 72, 105, 122, 309-10, 330, 344, 347, 371, requested, 33, 43, 124, 151, 162, 170, 255, 338, 451, 479; executed, 525; Ky., 304; Manassas, 376; Miss., 412, 413, 587; New Orleans, 224; seek pay, 129
  • Pritchard, Richard: L from, 463
  • privateering: Davis on, 7-8; House resolution, 120; mentioned, 37, 52, 105
  • Prosser, Daniel H.: L from, 481
  • Prosser, Lawrence H., 481
  • Provisional Congress: adjourns, 58; army bill, 74; officers' appointments, 386; support for Davis, 63
  • provost marshals: Army of N. Va., 382; Davis on, 152, 175, 480; discussed, 376; La., 152, 175, 177
  • Prussia, 34
  • Pryor, Richard S.: L from, 28
  • Pryor, Roger A.: L from, 459; mentioned, 66, 150, 171
  • Pryor, Theodorick: Davis and, xlviii
  • Public Printing, Bureau of, 61, 446
  • Pulaski, Tenn., 41
  • Purdy, Tenn., 104, 113
  • Purefoy, A. F.: L from, 77 

Q

  • Quakers: Davis and, xlvii; L from, 144
  • Quartermaster's Department: aid societies, 445, 488; appointments, 151, 213, 365; claim, 351; clothing, 138, 411, 454, 458, 486, 586; cotton trade, 473; criticized, 257; funding, 307, 326, 379, 414; Ga. supplies, 522, 564; losses, 96-97; pay, 376, 378; quartermasters general, 277, rank, 431. See also Myers, Abraham C.
  • Quintero, Jose A., 28, 595 

R 

  • railroads: accidents, 112; Ala., 92, 116, 130, 140, 142, 164, 166, 378, 383, 392, 403, 509; army and, 114, 124, 403; Bragg and, 114; CSA and, 28, 33, 43, 44, 73, 92, 97, 119, 140, 141, 142, 147, 155, 336, 378, 383, 403, 415, 424, 466; construction, 38, 43, 403, 466, 517; criticized, 70, 112; Davis on, 347; equipment, 28, 33; Ga., 28, 378, 392, 466; La., 353, 424, 440, 442, 527; mail delivery, 71, 129, 348, 392; Miss., 140, 161, 164, 403; N.C., 107, 111, 140, 198, 526; S.C., 296, 321, 324; Tenn., 44, 115, 322, 509; Texas, 424, 527; Va., 38, 56, 70, 72, 76, 81, 82, 86, 97, 99, 106, 119, 140, 141, 226, 276, 303, 354, 367, 422, 497, 516, 525-26, 532. See also specific lines and locales
  • Rains, Gabriel J. (sketch, 1:356): criticized, 226; L from, 515
  • Raleigh, N.C.: camps at, 412; conditions, 188, 189, 191, 305; Davis family in, 168-69, 172, 174, 176, 178- 79, 187-89, 192, 198-200, 203, 205-207, 209-10, 217-18, 219-21, 224-25, 234-39, 243-44, 253-54, 262, 264-65, 268-69, 271, 273, 280-83, 304-305, 317, 338, 357, 360; Davis speaks at, 590, visits, 254; V. Davis on, 187-88, 199, 224, 265, 271, 305
  • Raleigh & Gaston Railroad: Davis travels on, 254; mentioned, 207, 525-26
  • Ramseur, Stephen D., 423
  • Ramsey, J. G. M.: L to, 262; Ls from, 25, 27, 43, 55-56, 252
  • Ramsey, John C., 25
  • Randall, Thomas: L to, 302; L from, 295
  • Randolph, George W. (sketch, 121): accepts troops, 276, 478; apppointed secretary of war, 103, 105, 108, 121; clemency cases, 376, 420; confers with Bragg, 470-71, Vance, 477; conscription, 202, 277, 327, 335-36, 351, 411, 450, 453, 464, 466, 493, 494, 542, 546; Davis and, xlv, xlvi, 103, 121, 408, 452, 491-92; J. E. Johnston and, 78, 167; military service, 51, 108; munitions supply, 166, 458; officers' appointments, 328, 438, 455; on J. R. Baylor, 467, impressment, 415, partisan rangers, 215; prisoners of war, 120-21, 327, 339, 344, 385; resigns, 475, 491, 495, 498; Es to, 157, 316, 342, 344, 377; Es by, 272, 327, 339, 358, 376, 385, 397, 415, 452; Ls to, 121, 146, 287, 290, 330, 331, 336-37, 398, 437, 452-53, 462, 488, 490-92, 495-96; Ls from, 108, 123, 124, 137, 138, 140, 141, 142-43, 146-47, 167, 202, 227-28, 250, 252, 263-64, 267, 292, 300, 309, 326, 330, 331, 335-36, 338-39, 346, 351, 359, 371, 376, 378, 379, 383, 384-85, 392, 395, 397, 402, 403, 407, 412, 414, 415, 424, 425, 432, 437, 438, 444, 445-46, 452-53, 473-74, 485-86, 489-90, 495; mentioned, 135, 197, 247, 262, 273, 274, 284, 348, 366, 387, 391, 426, 430, 436, 447, 451, 460, 483. See also War Department
  • Randolph, Victor M. (sketch, 259), 257, 259
  • Randolph-Macon College, 222
  • Rankin County, Miss., 352-53, 370
  • Ransom, Robert, Jr.: L from, 125; mentioned, 152, 275, 358
  • Rapidan River, Va.: bridge, 378, 388; CSA troops cross, 342, 350, 354, withdraw, 97, 106, 340
  • Rapidan Station, Va., 98
  • Rapides Parish, La., 272
  • Rappahannock River, Va.: bridge, 378, 498; CSA troops at, 97; U.S. troops at, 354, 357, 369, 528, 552; mentioned, 11, 70, 378
  • Ratcliffe, Daniel, 598
  • Raymond (Miss.) Hinds County Gazette: on Davis, 232, 238, 250
  • Rayner, Kenneth (sketch, 190): Davises and, 188, 190, 264; L from, 536
  • Read, ----: Davises and, xliv
  • Ready, Charles: L from, 54
  • Reagan, John H. (sketch, 7:420): appointed postmaster general, 105; criticized, 103; Davis and, xliv, 64, 103, 105, 186, 208; Post Office reports, 61, 70-71, 348, 392, 413, 596; E by, 298; Ls from, 70-71, 105, 129, 139, 153, 157, 348, 392, 413, 424, 425, 446, 596; mentioned, 44. See also Post Office Department
  • reconstruction (reunion), 25, 64, 206
  • Rector, Elias, 266
  • Rector, Henry M. (sketch, 194): proclamation, 193, 234, 250, 273, (Davis), 193-94; Ls to, 385-86, 516; Ls from, 92, 307
  • Redd, John T., 525
  • Red River, 437, 440, 527
  • Reid, Samuel G.: Davis and, 125; L from, 125
  • Reith, William, 272
  • Reneau, Nathaniel S., 52
  • Renshaw, William B., 504
  • Republican party, 252, 420
  • retaliation: Congress and, 489; Davis on, 292, 310-11, 318, 319, 327, 496; Mo., 346, 482; New Orleans, 224, 239; slaves, 339; urged, 536, 539; Va., 327
  • Reynolds, James L., 451
  • Reynolds, Thomas C. (sketch, 7:190): Ls from, 32, 65, 346, 451
  • Rhett, A. Burnet, 78
  • Rhett, Alfred, 414
  • Rhett, Robert B., Jr. (sketch, 6:370), 45
  • Rhett, Thomas G. (sketch, 7:306), 78, 450
  • Rhode Island, USS, 533
  • Rhodes, Rufus R.: L from, 350
  • Richards, Albert C.: L from, 44
  • Richardson, Everett E. (ident., 84), 83
  • Richardson, J. Howard (ident., 84), 83
  • Richardson, Peterson T. (ident., 85): L from, 83-84
  • Richardson, Robert V.: L from, 52
  • Richmond, CSS, 281, 385, 453
  • Richmond, Ky., Battle of, 334, 335, 377
  • Richmond, La., 352, 529
  • Richmond, Va.: communications, 129, 130, 303; conditions, 74, 129, 130, 372, 447; Davis speaks at, 133, 181, 217, 287; defenses, 97, 173, 176, 185, 187, 198, 199, 211, 212, 216, 224, 225, 242, 256, 258, 266, 267, 272, 273, 279, 284, 338, 339, 342, 343, 345, 350, 358, 404, 438, 453, 517, 527, (Davis), 68, 107-108, 150, 174, 177, 178, 184-85, 203, 275, 278, 280-81, 308, 533-34, 561, (V. Davis), 189, (Lee), 374, 422, 532; hospitals, 244, 281, 390; manufacturing, 411; martial law, 75, 156, 379; morale, 181, (Davis), 178, 184; prisons, 36; threatened, 68, 179, 293, 295, 322, 344- 45, 367, 377, 531, (Davis), 577
  • Richmond, William B., 142
  • Richmond & Danville Railroad, 86, 141, 341, 378, 525
  • Richmond & York River Railroad, 226, 235, 274
  • Richmond Armory, 526
  • Richmond Christian Advocate, 222
  • Richmond Dispatch: criticized, 128; on Davis, 103; mentioned, 151, 266
  • Richmond Enquirer: and Davis, 103; mentioned, 45
  • Richmond Examiner: criticized, 128, 487; on Davis, 103; mentioned, 220, 221, 553
  • Richmond Female Seminary, 192
  • Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad, 72, 151, 256, 532
  • Richmond Whig: on Davis, 103
  • Rich Mountain, (W.) Va., 471
  • Ricketts, James G., 394
  • Ridgeville, Md., 381
  • Riely, John D.: L from, 77
  • Rightor, Nicholas H., 96
  • Rinah, Sue (slave), 599
  • Rinaldo (British), 6
  • Rio Grande, 501, 591
  • Ripley, Roswell S. (sketch, 7:428): assignments, 328, 357, 436; Charleston defenses, 139-40, 222, 350, 414; criticized, 8, 249
  • Rives, Alfred L., 107
  • Rives, William C.: Davis and, xlvi, 273; recommended, 48; L from, 273
  • Roane, John S. (sketch, 364), 234, 361, 498, 522
  • Roanoke Island, N.C.: captured, 41, 46-47, 62, 75, 130; Davis on, 47, 51, 59; defenses criticized, 17, 46, (Davis), 47; reports on, 46-47, 62, 66, 80, 83, 123; U.S. expedition, 6, 10, 20, 105, 111
  • Roanoke River, N.C., 44, 45, 57, 485
  • Roanoke Valley Railroad, 86, 199, 525
  • Robards, Willis L.: L from, 536- 37
  • Robert (servant), 199
  • Roberts, Hiram: L from, 326
  • Roberts, Samuel A.: Davis and, 462; recommended, 395; L from, 127, cited, 191
  • Robertson, Beverley H., 317
  • Robertson, Jerome B., 423
  • Robinson, ----, 478
  • Robinson, Alexander, 348, 358
  • Robinson, Powhatan, 70
  • Roche, James: L from, 233
  • Rocketts Navy Yard, 281
  • Rockingham County, Va., 40
  • Roddey, Phillip D., 558
  • Rodes, Robert E. (sketch, 260), 150, 211, 227, 258
  • Rodgers, John, 279
  • Rodney, Miss., 443
  • Rogers, Francis M.: Davis on, 38
  • Rogers, Indiana S.: L from, 38
  • Rome, Ga., 378, 392, 466
  • Rome, Mary (ident., 197)
  • Rome, Ned (slave) (ident., 197), 196
  • Romeo, Jack (slave) (ident., 197)
  • Romney, (W.) Va.: evacuated, 57, 69; operations, 38, 49, 410
  • Rosecrans, William S. (sketch, 471): Davis on, 548; operations, x, xii, 434, 469, 513, 551, 559; troop strength, 513, 535
  • Rosemont plantation, 180
  • Ross, John (sketch, 363): L from, 170; mentioned, 329, 361, 363
  • Ross, Reuben R.: recommended, 464; L from, 447
  • Rothschild bankers, 36
  • Routh, Horatio S., 535
  • Routh, Job: L from, 158
  • Rowlesburg, (W.) Va., 423
  • Royston, Grandison D.: L from, 425
  • Rucker, William P., 327, 348, 391
  • Ruckman, John H.: L from, 7
  • Rucks, James T. (sketch, 434), 432
  • Rucks, Lewis T. (sketch, 434), 432
  • Rucks, Sally H. (ident., 434)
  • Ruffin, Edmund, 245
  • Ruffin, Frank G., 137, 474, 490
  • Ruggles, Daniel (sketch, 7:198): assignments, 104, 413, 424; praised, 424; trade policies, 437, 596; mentioned, 425, 443
  • Runnels, Hal G.: Davis on, 454; L from, 5
  • Russell, Charles W.: L from, 250
  • Russell, Lord John (sketch, 7:106), 506
  • Russia, 34, 201, 583, 593
  • Rust, Albert: assignments, 92, 234; L from, 108

S 

  •  Sabine Pass, Texas, 457
  • St. Charles, Ark., 585
  • St. Louis, Mo., 4, 95
  • St. Mary's Parish, La., 403
  • St. Mary's School (Raleigh): Davis family at, 173, 189, 265, 271, 338
  • St. Paul's Episcopal Church: Davises attend, 179
  • Sale, John B. (sketch, 547), 544
  • salt: contracts, 331, 337; defense of saltworks, 66, (Davis), 404, 465; government control, 397, 403; prices, 263, 337, 352, 524; shortages in La., 352, 397, 403, 404, 468, 507, Miss., 263, 296, 338, 450, 472, 507, 522, 523, 524, N.C., 466, Tenn., 484, Va., 296, 331, 395, 482; trade for cotton, 263, 437, 450, 468, 475, 486, (Davis), 452, 482
  • saltpeter, 7, 95, 96
  • Saltville, Va., 337
  • Sandford, Lucius E.: L from, 52
  • Sandidge, John M., 581
  • Santa Rosa Island, Fla., 165
  • Santee River, S.C., 240, 324
  • Sanxsay, Richard D.: L from, 87
  • Sardinia, 34
  • Saunders, Robert, 508
  • Savage's Station, Va., Battle of: Davis and, xlvi; mentioned, 149, 270
  • Savannah, Ga.: defenses, 9, 140, 145, 217, 234, 296, 312, 360; martial law, 300, 301; shipbuilding, 66; threatened, 139, 141, 224; L to citizens, 312; L from citizens, 299
  • Savannah, Tenn., 104, 113, 128
  • Savannah River defenses, 343-44
  • Schaumburg, Wright C., 249, 457
  • Schliecker, P. F., 32
  • Schwarzman, Gus A.: L from, 157
  • Scott, A. Howard: L from, 137
  • Scott, John S. (sketch, 334), 332
  • Scott, Sutton S., 138
  • Scott, William R.: L from, 370
  • Scott, Winfield (sketch, 1:107), 55
  • secession: defended, 71, (Davis), 566
  • Secessionville, S.C., 240, 350
  • secret service, 169, 175, 401
  • Seddon, James A. (sketch, 7:115): appointed secretary of war, 491, 496; criticized, 498; health, 496, 498; on exemptions, 493, 495; Ls to, 33, 548, 551, 563, 590; Ls from, 517, 548, 552; mentioned, 410, 526, 527, 534, 535, 536, 553, 595. See also War Department
  • Seibels, John J. (sketch, 261), 258, 300
  • Selden, William B. (sketch, 48), 46
  • Selina, Tenn., 387
  • Selma, Ala.: railroad, 92, 116, 130, 140, 142, 166, 298, 383; mentioned, 470, 495
  • Selma & Meridian Railroad, 298
  • Seminole, 317, 361
  • Seminole wars (Fla.) veterans, 5, 9, 84, 113, 191, 277, 303
  • Semmes, Paul J., 295
  • Semmes, Raphael (sketch, 283): reports by, 116, 282; mentioned, 24, 558
  • Semmes, Thomas J., 447, 558
  • Senate: presidential vetoes, 146, 445; resolutions on agents abroad, 398, conscription, 383, 407, impressment, 446, justice system, 437, navy prize money, 146, pay to soldiers' heirs, 146, provost marshals, 376, soldiers executed, 391, Treasury Dept., 384; Ls to, 72, 105, 146, 386, 391, 431, 437, 445
  • Seneca Mills, Md., 383
  • Sequestration Act: Davis on, 445; Tenn., 461
  • Seven Days' campaign: balloons, 204; casualties, 277; Davis on, 270, 275, 276, 280-81; described, 270; Jackson in, 270, 422; Lee and, xi; Magruder in, 297,413; mentioned, vi, 181, 207, 227, 230, 260, 318, 346, 462, 466, 477, 554
  • Seven Pines, Va., Battle of: casualties, 210, 233, 260, 298; Davis on, 209, 210, 217; V. Davis on, 222; described, 208, 211; Huger at, 397, 438, 446; Johnston and, x, 50, 187, 208-12, 397; Lee on, 225, 287; Rains at, 227, 515; mentioned, 258, 261, 518, 554
  • Seward, William H. (sketch, 4:46), 71
  • Sewell's Point, Va., 76, 128
  • Sexton, Franklin B.: Davis and, xlvii; mentioned, 505
  • Shannon, James J.: L from, 158
  • Sharpsburg, Battle of. See Antietam, Md., Battle of
  • Shaver, Robert G. (sketch, 364), 361
  • Shaw, Henry M., 48
  • Shaw, John A.: L to, 598
  • Shea, James, 272
  • Shelbyville, Tenn., 513
  • Shelton, Charles, 376, 384
  • Shenandoah, Army of the, 36
  • Shenandoah Valley, Va.: CSA operations, 38, 116, 130, 226, 254, 357, 375, 378, 408, 528; Davis on, 236, 244; Jackson in, 38, 110, 116, 130, 200, 219, 223, 303, 482; railroads, 303; supplies in, 383; U.S. operations, 56, 68, 69-70, 204, 380, 458; volunteers, 86, 115
  • Shepherd (servant), 285
  • Shepherdstown, (W.) Va.: skirmish, 396-97, 402, 405; mentioned, 390
  • Sherman, William T.: on Forrest, 512; operations, 290, 529, 558, 563; mentioned, v, 14, 470
  • Shields, James (sketch, 2:433), 70, 219
  • Shiloh, Tenn., Battle of: Ala. troops, 166, 258, 296; Davis on, 132, 135, 138, 142; described, 131-32; Johnston's death, 131, 138, 147; reports on, 131, 136, 137; troop strength, 118, 128; mentioned, vi, 5, 15, 116, 443, 462, 517, 524
  • Shingleur, James A.: L from, 288
  • Ship Island, Miss., 391
  • Shorter, Alfred: L from, 466
  • Shorter, Eli S., 150
  • Shorter, John Gill (sketch, 545): calls out militia, 166; and conscription, 542, 545; Davis and, xlviii; Ls to, 86, 468, 516; Ls from, 80, 90, 128, 152, 159, 295, 300, 319, 451, 459, 481, 490, 497, 527; mentioned, 36, 117, 119, 166, 543
  • Shotwell, Bourboun (sketch, 353), 352
  • Shotwell, Robert (ident., 353), 399, 432
  • Shoup, Francis A. (sketch, 364), 361, 455, 457
  • Shreveport, La. 442, 456
  • Sibley, Henry Hastings, 85
  • Sibley, Henry Hopkins (sketch, 84): assignments, 523, 524, (Davis), 523; Baylor and, 347, 467; charges against, 536-37; Davis and, 84, 229; N.M. campaign, v, 83, 156, 159, 593; Texas, 501; L to, 229; mentioned, 376
  • Sibley's Brigade. See Texas troops
  • Sickles, Daniel, 359
  • Signal Corps, 118, 336
  • Siler, D. W., 488
  • Simms, ----, 188
  • Singleton, Otho R. (sketch, 6:135), 580
  • Skeen, William: L from, 11
  • Skillman, Henry (sketch, 594), 591
  • Slack, William Y., 92
  • Slaughter, Charles D.: Ls from, 7, 38, 162
  • Slaughter, James E. (sketch, 7:304), 468, 589, 595
  • slaves: abducted, 339, 371, 467, 564; Ala., 414, 459, 494; Ark., 307, 467; army and, 144, 284, 372, 402; control, 158, 349, 494, 518, (Davis), 570; Fla., 349, 438, 447; Ga., 514-15; insurrection feared, 176-77, 197, 263, 414, 439, 451, 564, (Davis), 516, incited by U.S., 143, 318, 346; as laborers, 18, 76, 80, 95, 127, 144, 160, 196, 207, 246, 248, 252, 308, 372, 426, 438, 444, 459, 472, 517, 518, 527, 528, (Davis), 516; La., 215, 289, 318, 320, 371, 506, 564; loyalty, 143; Miss., 127, 177, 349, 371, 447, 518, 527; Mo., 525; N.C., 207; S.C., 240, 308, 318; U.S. Army and, 232, 289, 307, 349, 414, 467, 516, 530, 565; Va., 172, 284, 528. See also blacks
  • Slidell, John (sketch, 5:7): commissioner to France, 6, 35, 109, 184, 582, 583; Trent affair, 9, 20-21, 31, 52
  • Sloan, Edwin B., 538
  • Sloan, Emily G. (ident., 538), 537
  • Sloan, James A.: L from, 104
  • Smedes, Aldert, 265
  • Smedes, William C. (sketch, 5:71): L from, 64; mentioned, 92
  • Smith, ----, 3
  • Smith, Austin E., 33, 43, 124
  • Smith, Charles F., 114
  • Smith, Edmund Kirby (sketch, 31): assignments, 469, 472, 513; Bragg and, 306, 333, 453, 469, 472; conscription, 412, 461; Davis and, 305, 322, 469-70, 472, 479; health, 305, 306; operations in Ky., vi, x, 303, 328, 331, 333, 347, 359, 376, 384, 386, 389, 395, 403, 411, 417, 428, 453, 470, 513, Tenn., 91, 93, 95, 96, 138, 296, 509; praised, 30, 421; promoted, 410; reinforcements needed, 115, 252, 262, 350-51, supplied, 523, 559; staff, 126, 180, 470; strategy, 288, 306, 328, 331; troops' condition, 91, 486, 509, strength, 328; Ls to, 175, 195, 271, 305-306, 386, 468-70, 472; Ls from, 91, 169, 288, 330, 331-33, 350-51, 359, 453, 479, 480, 484; mentioned, 550
  • Smith, Ephraim, 31
  • Smith, Gustavus W. (sketch, 7:306): assignments, 51, 52, 158, 204, 208, 230, 266, 282, 308, 343, 350, 357, 536, 552; criticized, 204, 554; Davis and, xlv-xlvii, 208, 211, 346; V. Davis on, 220, 553; health, 51, 209, 217, 221, 265, 289, 318, 343, 363, 447, 554; interim secretary of war, 497; Lee and, 368, 408; praised, 211, 446; recommended, 111, 163, 333; Richmond defenses, 338, 339; E by, 250; mentioned, 43, 248
  • Smith, James P., 519, 556
  • Smith, Jedediah Davis (nephew) (sketch, 1:474): L from, 485
  • Smith, Joseph Davis (nephew) (sketch, 1:280), 400
  • Smith, Martin L. (sketch, 7:363): criticized, 228, 478, 517; Vicksburg command, 249, 270, 483, 559, 561; Ls to, 207, 249, 255; Ls from, 251, 272
  • Smith, Preston (sketch, 7:403), 142, 333, 462
  • Smith, Robert H., 300
  • Smith, Stokes A. [Sol A.] (sketch, 470), 453, 468, 472
  • Smith, William: assignment, 309; Ls from, 33, 43, 124
  • Smith, William A.: L from, 525
  • Smith, William D. (sketch, 7:215), 271
  • Smith, William R., 44
  • Sneed, John L. T., 41
  • Sneed, William H.: L from, 28
  • Snyder's Mill, Miss., 559
  • Soule, Pierre (sketch, 4:125), 197, 307, 483
  • South, Department of the (U.S.), 375
  • Southall, T. J.: L from, 65
  • South Anna River, Va., bridge, 256
  • South Carolina: congressmen confer with Davis, xlv; conscription, 147, 372, 446, 452, 453, 462, 473, 479, 547, 564; defenses, 99, 242, 296, 321, 324, 414, 452, 463, 476; disaffection, 181; executive council, 177, 195, 439; martial law, 157, 158, 320, 325, 343, 347; morale, 198, 223, 479, 599; munitions, 9, 17, 36, 227, 476; railroads, 296, 321; resolutions, 177, 195; rice crop, 240; slaves, 240, 308, 318; U.S. operations, 240, 380, 463, 464, strategy, 8, 241-42; L to officials, 372
  • South Carolina and Georgia, Department of, 238, 242, 414
  • South Carolina College, 451
  • South Carolina troops: 1st Artillery, 414; Beaufort Volunteer Artillery, 479; 5th Cavalry, 325; Hampton's Legion, 228; 1st Infantry, 222, 234, 296, 321, 325; 2d Infantry, 78; 5th Infantry, 318; 10th Infantry, 140; 12th Infantry, 140; 15th Infantry, 222; 16th Infantry, 446; 1st Rifles, 138; Charleston defenses, 222, 223, 249, 324, 482; Davis on, 464, 480; reserve, 463, 482; state troops, 139-40, 478-79; in Va., 72, 150, 212, 217, 222, 223, 224, 225, 227, 262, 296
  • Southern Express Company, 71, 139
  • Southern Mississippi and East Louisiana, Department of, 419
  • Southern Railroad, 518, 560
  • Southern Telegraph Company, 71
  • South Mills, N.C., Battle of, 223
  • South Mississippi and East Louisiana, Department of, 253, 254
  • South Mountain, Va., Battle of, 390, 405, 516
  • South Side Railroad, 99
  • South Western Telegraph Co.: Davis on, 384
  • Spain, 20, 24, 34, 145
  • Sparrow, Edward: L from, 444; mentioned, 107, 410, 447
  • Sparta, Tenn., 387
  • Spears, J. A.: L from, 75
  • speculators: Ark., 585; Davis on, 516; Fla., 446, 487; Ga., 564; Miss., 433, 517, 524; N.C., 308; Randolph on, 415; Va., 398, 526
  • Spence, James M. (sketch, 582): Davis on, 576; L from, cited, 582
  • spies: CSA, 10, 27, 162, 245, 301, 368, 391, 530; U.S., 3, 37, 106, 111, 151, 183, 195, 266, 354, 384-85
  • Spofford, Henry M.: L from, 144
  • Springfield, Mo., 363
  • Stamps, Isaac Davis (nephew) (sketch, 5:135): Davis and, 150, 278; L from, 159; mentioned, 126, 400, 553
  • Stamps, Lucinda Davis (sister) (sketch, 1:19), 521
  • Stamps, Mary Humphreys (niece-in- law) (sketch, 5:135), 150
  • Stamps, William (brother-in-law) (sketch, 1:275): L to, 278
  • Stanly, Edward, 229, 479
  • Stanton, Edwin M. (sketch, 311), 122, 309, 342
  • Starke, Peter B. (sketch, 2:198): L from, cited, 538
  • Starke, William E. (sketch, 5:21), 319, 443
  • State Department: agents, 31, 119, 391; expenses, 407, 415, 347, 547. See also Benjamin, Judah P.
  • State of Georgia, USS, 533
  • state rights: J. E. Brown on, 151, 262-63, 299, 451; Davis and, 194, 285, 346, 372-73, 548, 566, 570, 572. See also conscription
  • Statesville, N.C., 315
  • Statham, Winfield S., 90
  • Staunton, Va., 66, 130, 390, 406, 422
  • Stearns, Franklin, 70
  • Steinwehr, Adolph W. A. F. von (sketch, 311): Davis on, 310
  • Stephens, Alexander H. (sketch, 4:50), 58, 461
  • Stevens, Isaac I. (sketch, 5:26), 233
  • Stevens, Peter F., 296
  • Stevens, Walter H. (sketch, 7:97), 226
  • Stevenson, Ala., 323
  • Stevenson, Carter L. (sketch, 333), 288, 332, 419, 551, 560
  • Stevenson, John A., 479, 496
  • Stoess, Margaret Howell (sister- in-law) (sketch, 2:248), 113, 185, 220, 222
  • Stone, Warren, 131
  • Stones River, Tenn., Battle of, 13, 149, 260, 471, 513, 551, 590
  • Stono River, S.C., 240-42
  • Strange, Robert: L from, 120
  • strategy: ideas on, 77, 137, 286, 326. See also individuals and locales
  • Stuart, J. E. B. (sketch, 7:243): criticized, 81, 82, 86, 115; Davis and, xlv; operations, 82, 198, 274, 279, 317, 354, 355, 381, 392, 396; praised, 250; reports by, 204, 226, 275, 295; staff, 36, 50; troop strength, 130; L from, 330
  • Stuart, Buchanan & Co., 336
  • subsistence. See Commissary Department
  • Suffolk, Va., 50, 70, 116, 449, 479
  • sugar, 70, 107, 440, 462, 518
  • Sugar Creek, Ark., 51
  • Sulivane, Clement (sketch, 136), 123, 135
  • Sulivane, Octavia V., 136
  • Sullivan's Island, S.C., 239, 342
  • Sumner, Edwin V. (sketch, 1:294): Fredericksburg, 498, 554; Harpers Ferry, 421; Seven Pines, 210; mentioned, 227, 282
  • Sumter, CSS, 22, 24, 116, 282-83
  • Swan, William G.: L to, 262; Ls from, 27, 28, 252, 457-58, 473; mentioned, 89, 461

T

  • Tabouelle, R. Henry, 445
  • Taliaferro, William B.: Davis and, xliii; mentioned, 366, 369, 371
  • Tallahassee, CSS, 190
  • Tallahassee, Fla., 481
  • Tappan, James C. (sketch, 7:402), 454, 456
  • Tate, Samuel, 40, 403
  • Tattnall, John R. F.: Davis appoints, 155; mentioned, 33
  • Tattnall, Josiah: and Virginia, 155, 175, 259, 343; mentioned, 99
  • Taylor, B. M., 449
  • Taylor, J. Looney: L from, 11
  • Taylor, John Gibson (sketch, 202), 201
  • Taylor, Joseph P. (sketch, 3:293), 180
  • Taylor, Richard (sketch, 1:408): assignments, 216, 301, 302, 322, 359, 412; Davis and, 253, 301, 342; praised, 322, 437; recruiting in La., 301, 409, 431, 441, 447; and salt mines, 397, 404, 465, 507; troop strength, 591; L to, 255; mentioned, 320, 321, 357, 413, 415, 483, 587
  • Taylor, Thomas B.: L from, 71
  • Taylor, Thomas H., 479
  • Taylor, Walter H.: L from, 385; mentioned, 383, 389, 390
  • Taylor, William A., 300, 387
  • Taylor, Zachary (sketch, 1:250), 190, 202, 375
  • Tazewell County, Va., 304
  • telegraph, 57, 71, 130, 162, 298, 353
  • Tennessee: Branch Bank of, 415; coal mines, 44; commanders, 449; conscription, 331, 412-14, 424, 460, 464, 465, 493, 524; Davis and, 29, 54, 243; defeats in, 88, (Davis), 53, 93; defenses, 5, 16, 45, 258, 331; morale, 29, 88; munitions needed, 5, 52, 56, production, 40; operations, 13, 113, 415, 510, (Davis), 533; politics, 252; railroads, 44, 115, 322, 509; reinforcements needed, 16, 45; salt works, 484, 516; strategy, 194, 258, (Bragg), 462, 510, 551, (civilians' ideas), 45, 117, 322, 331, (Davis), 53, 93-94, 117, 305, 322, 455, 551, (Lee), 374, (E. K. Smith), 288; supplies, 462, 510; threatened, 27, 64, 163; U.S. strategy in, 16, 252, (Davis), 322, 551; U.S. troops in, 16, 86, 106, 128, 184, 193, 288, 290, 437, 450, 510, 535, 548, 551, 584; L from citizens, 464; Ls from congressmen, 87-89, 107, 366, 415, 424, 464; L from legislators, 5. See also East Tennessee
  • Tennessee, CSS, 592
  • Tennessee Pacific Railroad, 219
  • Tennessee River: defenses, 12, 94, 383; U.S. operations, 94, 114, 131; mentioned, 510
  • Tennessee troops: 3d Infantry, 29; 4th Infantry, 3; 5th Infantry, 90; 7th Infantry, 85; 14th Infantry, 85, 450; 34th Infantry, 15; 37th Infantry, 30; 49th Infantry, 447, 450; 50th Infantry, 450; 154th Senior Infantry, 524; commanders, 524; criticized, 29; equipment, 125, 509, 511; in Miss., 511; morale, 83; rangers, 125; recruiting, 52, 262, 307-308, 329, 412, 414, 460; strength, 414, 524; in Va., 307, 329, 424, 451, 460
  • Tennessee troops (U.S.): 3d Infantry, 334
  • Tensas Parish, La., 431, 444
  • Terrazas, Don Luis, 376
  • Terrebonne Parish, La., 239
  • Terry, Benjamin F. (sketch, 7:447), 5
  • Texas: cattle, 440, 595; conditions, 489, 499, 503; CSA and, 157, 385, 499, 592; conscription, 489, 501, 502, 505, 592; cotton trade, 99, 459, 592, 595; Davis and, 25, 432, 499; defenses, 25, 126, 480, 499, 501; France and, 385, 445; Indian raids, 84; judicial appointments, 120; morale, 457, 505, 591; railroads, 424, 527; refugees to, 472, 578; supplies, 159, 362; threatened, 24-25, 480, 489, 531, 595; unionism, 100, 489
  • Texas & New Orleans Railroad, 155
  • Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona, District of, 297
  • Texas Telegraph Company, 71
  • Texas troops: 1st Cavalry, 84; 2d Cavalry, 38, 84; 3d Cavalry, 84; 4th Cavalry, 84; 5th Cavalry, 84; 7th Cavalry, 84; 8th Cavalry, 5; 21st Cavalry, 138; Hood's Brigade, 172; 2d Infantry, 5, 404; 6th Infantry, 365; 10th Infantry, 364; Lee's Texas Battery, 191; Sibley's Brigade, 83, 84, 159, 501; Waul's Legion, 320; in Ark, 361; arms, 489; criticized, 317, 319; Davis on, 342; officers, 38, 404; organization, 366; pay, 157; recruiting, 127, 208; strength, 489, 501, 505; uniforms, 138; in Va., 342; volunteers, 25, 127
  • Theron, Benjamin, 385, 497
  • Thomas, Edward L., 423
  • Thomas, George H. (sketch, 7:213), 30
  • Thomas, Richard, 338
  • Thomas, S.: L from, 177
  • Thomas, William H.: Ls from, 403, 484, 516
  • Thompson, John C., 90
  • Thompson, M. Jeff (sketch, 7:294): recommended, 528; Ls from, 274, 527-28
  • Thompson, William F.: L from, 395
  • Thomson, David H.: L from, 479
  • Thorburn, Charles E., 508
  • Thornton, George A.: Davis appoints, 200
  • Thoroughfare, Va., 69, 97
  • Thurmond, Alfred S., 536
  • Tibbs, William H. (sketch, 89): L from, 87-89
  • Tidball, Edward M., 493, 522
  • Tilghman, Lloyd (sketch, 7:328): Fort Henry, 14, 40; mentioned, 412, 526, 538
  • tobacco: destruction, 65, 163, 176; trade, 86, 87, 176
  • Tombigbee River, 164
  • Tomlinson, A. A., 359
  • Toombs, Robert (sketch, 4:236), 393, 461
  • Topp, Robertson: Ls from, 57, 90
  • Totten, Joseph G. (sketch, 2:383): L to, 598
  • Townsend, James H.: criticized, 67; Ls from, 34, 55, 57-58
  • Trans-Mississippi Department: adviser on, 505; commanders, 31, 193, 215, 228, 234, 237, 267, 271, 287, 288, 297, 300, 302, 306, 307, 321, 338, 359, 395, 455; conditions, 45, 184, 234, 273, 287, 290, 307, 317, 320, 404, 466, (Davis), 167, 579; cotton, 275; Davis on, 246, 320, 577; defenses, 467, 487, (Davis), 193, 577; established, 215-16, 359, 385-86, 502; finances, 307, 362, 386, 506, 587; martial law, 275, 320, 360, 363, (Davis), 456; munitions for, 307, 356, 362, 386, 454-55, 483; recruiting, 167, 237, 307; reinforcements for, 386, from, 550; strategy, 550, (civilians' ideas), 162, 448, (Davis), 163, 193, 267, 322, 448, 455, 488, 491, 529, 561-62, 577, (U.S.), v, 562; supplies, 362, 386; troop strength, 376, 558, 559; U.S. troops in, 484. See also specific states
  • Trapier, James H. (sketch, 7:429): criticized, 26, 32, 487; defended, 32; L from, 31-32
  • Traveller, 222, 230, 406
  • Treasury Department: appropriation, 146; bonds, 9-10, 43, 87, 124, 137, 139, 142, 146, 147, 350, 390, 402, 432, 459, 543; cotton trade, 459, 507; counterfeiting, 346, 377, 397; criticized, 87, 377, 378; currency, 27, 107, 137, 224, 318, 379, 425, 433, 436, 465, 503, 507, 586; estimates, 359, 397, 407; fiscal policies, 63; forgeries, 347, 359; labor, 379, 384, 457; Navy Dept. and, 87, 138-39, 144, 379, 402; reforms proposed, 432; Texas agent, 458- 59, 592, funds, 157; Trans-Miss. branch, 307; treasury notes, 57, 106, 124, 137, 139, 176, 200, 431, 543, (Davis), 347; War Dept. and, 137, 138-39, 200, 326, 384, 390; war tax, 104, 432. See also Memminger, Christopher G.
  • Tredegar Iron Works, 28, 111, 509
  • Trent Affair, 6, 9, 20, 21
  • Trenton, N.C., 305
  • Trescot, William H., 527
  • Trimble, Isaac R., 70, 287, 366, 369
  • Trist, Nicholas (sketch, 3:205), 118
  • Troutman, Hiram B., 592
  • Troutman, Sarah B. (sketch, 592), 590
  • Tucker, Nathaniel Beverley (sketch, 110): Davis and, 111, 515; Ls from, 20, 108-10
  • Tupper, Tullius C. (sketch, 354): Ls from, 387, 424; mentioned, 353
  • Turner, James J., 41
  • Turnley, M. I.: L from, 339
  • Tuscarora, USS, 21, 24
  • Tuscumbia, Ala., 41, 558
  • Tyler, John (sketch, 2:133): Davis at funeral, xliii

U

  • unionism: Ala., 458, 497; E. Tenn., 24, 25, 27, 43, 331, 333, 366, 404, 458, 460, 485, 547; Fla., 136; Ga., 461; Ky., 12, 27, 331, 367, 458; Md., 390; N.C., 8, 163, 188, 485, 536; punishment for, 446; Texas, 100, 489; Va., 8, 87, 485
  • Uniontown, Ky., 467
  • United States: congressional elections, 374, 383, 417; cotton supply, 65, 463, 474; Davis on, 55, 567, 570, 574, 575, 576, 588; and T. J. Jackson, 72; finances, 6, 21, 63; Indians and, 363, 498; martial spirit, 326, 399; prisoner policy, 105, 121; relations with Europe, 34, 463, France, 21, 55, Great Britain, 6, 9, 20-21, 55; strategy, 77, 137, 326, 391, (Davis), 203, 235-36, 243, 561-62, 572, 577, 578, (Lee), 357, 465, 531, in E. Tenn., 82, 288, Ky., 4, 5, N.C., 125, (Davis), 137, S.C., 8, 227, 240, Tenn., 4, 5, 86, 91, 322, 551, Texas, 24-25, Trans-Miss., 562, Va., 6, 11, 28, 51, 70, 171, 357, (Davis), 185, 235-36, 280-81, 322, 408- 409, 551, (Lee), 374, 378, 421-22, 528; support for CSA, 12, 377; tobacco supply, 65, 163; trade with, 64, 369. See also Lincoln, Abraham
  • United States Army: Army of the Cumberland, 471; Army of the Ohio, 5; Army of the Potomac, 82, 204, 210, 278, 279, 281, 344, 345, 373, 394, 397, 423, 550; Army of Virginia, 303, 323, 240, 269, 373, 424; black troops, 122, 237, 344, 375; bread supplies, 402, 411; "Calif. column," 591; casualties, 156, 172, 210, 375, 394, 398, 557; conditions, 242, 279, 336, 373; confiscates property, 309-10; Davis on, 181, 318, 346, 377, 564; exemptions, 144; foreigners in, 338, 371; Indians in, 329; intercepted Ls, 357, 358; Lee on, 373, 398; signal system, 27; and slaves, 232, 289, 307, 349, 414, 467, 516, 530, 565; strength at Antietam, 394, in Ark., 395, 585, at Cairo, 184, Charleston, 249, Fredericksburg, 532, in Ky., 12, 16, 17, 351, La., 228, 443, 529, Miss., 253, 255, on Miss. River, 264, at Nashville, 510, in N.M., 156, at Pensacola, 459, Roanoke Island, 47, in Tenn., 87, 106, 128, 290, 535, Va., 87, 116, 233, 300, 301, 343, 357, 402, 412, 479, 499, 531, Washington, 374; volunteers, 403. See also specific departments, districts, and locales
  • United States Military Academy: alumni, 5-7, 9, 14, 31, 48, 82, 84, 98, 122, 149, 155, 181, 185, 191, 200, 202, 216, 227, 234, 260, 261, 277, 303, 319, 333, 341, 342, 353, 364, 365, 369, 375, 380, 381, 401, 406, 443, 471, 503, 514, 518, 555; criticized, 236; Davis and, vi, 122, 598, 599
  • United States Naval Academy, 190, 504
  • United States Navy: Banks's expedition, 531; Davis on, 91; defenses against, 256; Gulf Coast, 3, 451, 459; Hampton Roads, 91; James River, 178, 229, 275, 276, 279; Miss. River, 15-16, 17, 94, 125, 228, 231, 256, 300, 305, 371, 443, 561-62, 572; Potomac River, 56; S.C. coast, 217, 240; Vicksburg, 251, 264, 267, 273, 288, 290, 292, 305, 412, 529; Yazoo River, 290, 555
  • Upshur, Annie A.: Davis on, 233; Ls from, 187, 233
  • Ursino plantation, 149, 197

V

  • Vaiden, Miss.: Davis speaks at, 560
  • Valley District: Davis on, 68- 69; reports on, 64, 66
  • Valverde, N.M., 85
  • Van Benthuysen, Alfred C.: L from, 202; mentioned, 224
  • Van Benthuysen, Isabel S., 161
  • Van Benthuysen, Joseph D. (sketch, 160): L from, 176; mentioned, 159
  • Van Benthuysen, Thomas P., 202
  • Van Benthuysen, Watson (sketches, 1:305, 2:129), 161, 202
  • Van Buren, Ark., 585
  • Vance, Zebulon B. (sketch, 477): conscription, 316, 450; Davis and, 426, 450, 466, 476, 477, 489; N.C. defenses, 536; Ls to, 449, 476-77, 486, 493, 516, 523-24; Ls from, 425-26, 439, 453-54, 466, 479, 484, 485, 486, 487-88, 488-89, 516, 547, 556; mentioned, 543
  • Vandergrift, H. W., 98
  • Van Dorn, Earl (sketch, 7:306): Ark., 126, 193-94; assignments, 51, 116, 193-94, 248, 262, 306, 384, 419, 454, 459, (Davis), 42, 103, 127, 253, 254, 255, 288, 385, 395, 414, 439, 452, 457; Corinth, v, 290, 419, 436, 454; court of inquiry, 480, 537; criticized, 36, 142, 234, 268, 285, 300, 318, 387, 416-17, 433, 436, 446, 457, 458, 459, 492, 511, 540; Davis on, 288, 395, 437, 540, reprimands, 413, 480; J. E. Davis and, 264, 285, 353; defends himself, 537-38; health, 123-24; Holly Springs raid, 513; Indian policy, 127; requested, 187, 248, 251, 437; staff, 136, 155, 229, 234, 238, 249; trade policies, 596; Vicksburg defenses, 216, 264, 267, 269, 291, 299, 328, 416-17, 520, 582; Ls to, 135-36, 193-94, 238, 267, 288-89, 320, 358, 385, 413, 457, 480; Ls from, 123-24, 228, 229, 234, 248-49, 250, 264, 267, 273, 288-89, 290, 292, 299, 300, 319-20, 335, 356, 384, 425, 452, 454, 459, 537-38; mentioned, 33, 108, 322, 347, 413, 514, 587
  • Vaughn, John C. (sketch, 7:209): recommended, 27, 56, 366; L from, 29
  • Venable, Abraham W. (sketch, 4:175): L from, 33
  • Venable, T. Brown: Davis and, 195; L from, 195
  • Vernon, J. M.: L to, 115; L from, 119
  • Vicksburg, Miss.: artillery requested, 563, sent, 288, 529; bombarded, xii, 273, 288, 292, 356, 392, 520; canal, 288, 289, 299; commanders (Davis), 578; Davis praises citizens, 218, 267, 575, visits, 560, 591; defenses, 160, 197, 216, 228, 246, 269, 290, 299, 300, 305, 371, 440, 472, 478, 504, 517, 550, 559, (Davis), xii, 207, 249, 385, 575-78; J. E. Davis visits, 159; martial law, 564; munitions sent, 255, 284, 523, 524; opposition to Davis, 28; railroads, 130, 392; reinforcements for, 251, 267, 523, 524, 529, 559, 585; slave labor, 160, 246; threatened, 160, 196, 251, 253, 264, 267, 348, 395, 412, 413, 470, 506, 525, (Davis), 561, 572, 577
  • Vicksburg Citizen: on Davis, 248
  • Vicksburg Whig, 231, 248, 250
  • Victoria (CSA), 52
  • Vidaurri, Santiago: L from, 28; mentioned, 55, 595
  • Villepigue, John B. (sketch, 514), 80, 81, 511
  • Villere, Charles J.: L to, 128
  • Virginia: conditions, 7, 87, 112, 415, 508; CSA troop deployment, 130; conscription, 277, 408, 425, 440, 451, 458, 477, 485, 493, 497, 526; defenses, 7, 19, 26, 51, 76, 146, 172, 331, (Davis), 49, 68, 177, 181, 276; delegates visit Davis, 18-19; free blacks, 18; legislators meet with Davis, 181; martial law, 87, 100, 119, 123, 139, 163, 564; martial spirit, 7, 11, 68, 391-92; military districts, 42; railroads, 38, 56, 72, 76, 81, 82, 86, 97, 99, 106, 119, 140, 141, 226, 276, 303, 354, 367, 422, 497, 516, 525-26, 532; roads, 56, 76, 90, 497; salt, 296, 331, 395, 482; shipbuilding, 66; slaves, 172, 284, 528, as laborers, 18, 438, 444, 517, 528; speculators, 398, 526; strategy, 64, 162, 171, 319, (civilians' ideas), 66, 137, 162, (Davis), 68, 81, 209, 223, 236, 276, 280, 287, 386, 408- 409, 567, (Lee), 388, 422; supplies for CSA, 11, 440; unionism, 8, 87, 485; U.S. strategy, 28, 70, 559, (Davis), 185, 235-36, 280-81, 235-36, 322, 408-409, 551, (Lee), 374, 378, 421-22, 528; U.S. troops in, 7, 11, 17, 28, 32, 52, 81, 87, 104, 116, 119, 130, 172, 185, 198, 217, 233, 244, 272, 273, 275, 276, 300, 301, 305, 327-28, 343, 346, 350, 358, 359, 370, 373, 376, 377, 380, 388, 402, 407, 412, 422, 479, 482, 497, 498, 499, 515-16, 522, 528, 534; Ls from citizens, 140, 398; L from legislators, 479. See also Peninsula campaign; Kanawha valley, (W.) Va.; Shenandoah Valley, Va.
  • Virginia, CSS: commanders, 155, 259, 592; construction and repairs, 66, 70, 125, 138; Davis on, 174; described, 175; destruction, 186, 239, 257; at Hampton Roads, 91; mentioned, 129, 152, 190
  • Virginia & Tennessee Railroad, 28, 66, 99, 437, 482
  • Virginia Central Railroad: threatened, 28, 32, 303, 340; mentioned, 11, 86, 98, 256, 276, 345
  • Virginia Military Institute: alumni, 48, 260, 266; and conscription, 477; mentioned, 19, 185
  • Virginia troops: 1st Battalion, 251, 446, 480; 8th Cavalry, 96, 328, 410, 508; 12th Cavalry, 396; 14th Cavalry, 187, 508; 19th Cavalry, 123; Greenbriar Cavalry, 187; 2d Infantry, 396; 3d Infantry, 47; 10th Infantry, 136, 319; 13th Infantry, 52; 15th Infantry, 251, 446, 480; 17th Infantry, 52; 18th Infantry, 52; 28th Infantry, 78; 40th Infantry, 141; 49th Infantry, 309; 60th Infantry, 319, 380; Kanawha Rangers, 508; Montross Cavalry, 52; Richmond Light Infantry Blues, 48; Staunton Artillery, 137; Wise's Legion, 46, 47, 122; arms, 52, 146, 250; criticized, 172, 508; militia, 11, 46, 76, 87, 122, 458; officers, 52; reenlistments, 52; volunteers, 26, 86, 115, 121, 146, 250, 458
  • Virginia troops (U.S.), 344
  • volunteers: arms, 83; criticized, 266; Davis on, 25; enlistment, 3, 11, 40, 86; home defense, 76, 80; pay, 80, 83; six-month, 481; state quotas, 40; twelve-month, 15, 27, 38, 44, 72, 90, 164, 228. See also specific states

W

  • Waccamaw River, S.C., 240
  • Wachusett, USS, 593
  • Walker, ----, 275
  • Walker, Alexander (sketch, 5:6): L from, 391
  • Walker, Husten R.: L from, 10
  • Walker, J.: L from, 300; mentioned, 301
  • Walker, John G. (sketch, 380): Antietam, 374-75, 379, 393; assignments, 272, 358, 458, 482, 483, 585, 587; L to, 228; L from, 229
  • Walker, Leroy P. (sketch, 7:72): criticized, 103; L from, 39; mentioned, 38, 71, 258, 331
  • Walker, Robert J. (sketch, 2:103): L from, 597; mentioned, 325
  • Walker, William (sketch, 5:65), 237
  • Walker, William S. (sketch, 325), 324, 479
  • Wallace, Lewis, 114, 132
  • Wallace, Malcolm: Davis on, 223; L from, 222
  • Waller, Jane Howell (sister-in- law) (sketch, 3:121), 222
  • Walthall, Edward C.: L from, 157
  • Walton, Thomas: Davis on, 31
  • Wamsley, Sarah A.: L from, 508
  • Ward, John E. (sketch, 283), 184, 282
  • War Department: battle reports policy, 82-83; clerks' pay, 371-72, 446; communications with, 213; cotton trade, 592, 596; criticized, 38, 80, 92, 127, 261, 268, 427, 500, 518; estimates and expenses, 71, 79, 95, 146-47, 153, 384, 390, 415, 445-46; La. arms, 125, 128, 130, 131; nominations, 438; reports on, 71-72, 335-36; secretary, 103, 475, 491, 496, 497; sugar trade, 462, 518; Treasury Dept. and, 137, 138-39, 200, 326, 384, 390. See also army; Benjamin, Judah P.; Randolph, George W.; Seddon, James A.
  • Wardlaw, Louis, 318, 330
  • Ware, Josiah W.: Ls from, 26, 86, 115
  • Warfield, Henry: L from, 145
  • War of 1812 veterans, 206, 582
  • Warrenton, Va.: Davis visits, 389; U.S. troops at, 310, 350, 359; mentioned, 385, 388
  • Warwick, Abraham: Davis family visits, 207; L to, 309
  • Warwick, Clarence, 309
  • Washburn, Cadwallader C., 530
  • Washington, Ark., 456
  • Washington, D.C.: aqueduct, 598; attack proposed, 70, 162, 293; defenses, 203, 205, 209, 301, 345, 373, 377, 382, 383, 386; spies in, 27, 301, 530
  • Washington, George: Davis compared to, 25, 28, 38, 109; mentioned, 55, 65, 77, 247
  • Washington, N.C., 111
  • Washington, Thornton A. (sketch, 155), 153
  • Washington County, Md., 390
  • Washington County, Va., 482
  • Watson, John W. C.: L from, 439
  • Watts, George O. (sketch, 353), 352
  • Watts, Thomas H. (sketch, 313): appointed attorney general, 103, 105; Davis and, xlv, 321; on Bragg, 313, 323; opinions on conscription, 184, 326, 330, contractors, 336, martial law, 156, officers' appointments, 320, 446, trade, 475; L to, 338, cited, 314; Ls from, 43, 156, 170, 184, 320, 336, 342, 407, 446; mentioned, 260, 503, 528, 545
  • Waul, Thomas N. (sketch, 2:193): L from, 454; mentioned, 157, 320
  • Wayne, Henry C. (sketch, 6:95): Davis on, 20
  • Weaver, Blake M.: L from, 404
  • Weems, John B., 407, 564
  • Weldon, N.C., 103, 125, 137
  • Welles, Gideon, 582
  • Welsh, Israel V.: Davis on, 580; mentioned, 405
  • Wesendonck, August: L from, 139
  • West. See Trans-Mississippi Department
  • West, Department of the, 163, 213, 249, 273, 533
  • Western Louisiana, District of, 216, 412
  • Westly, John (slave), 246
  • Westover, Va., 275, 278
  • West Point, Va., 172, 226
  • West Tennessee, District of (U.S.), 114
  • Wharton, John A., 505, 513
  • Wharton, John O., 19
  • Wharton, Thomas J. (sketch, 6:137): Ls to, 327, 331; Ls from, 72, 308, 328; mentioned, 286, 351
  • Wheat, Chatham R.: Davis on, 255; mentioned, 301
  • Wheeler, John H. (sketch, 237): Davises and, xlvi, 235
  • Wheeler, Joseph, 406, 513
  • Wheeler, Royal T. (sketch, 505), 503
  • Whitaker, Richard H. (ident., 206), 206
  • White Oak Swamp, Va., Battle of: Davis at, 278; mentioned, 202, 270
  • White River, Ark., 234, 343, 562, 585
  • White Sulphur Springs, (W.) Va., 187
  • Whiting, W. H. C. (sketch, 7:58): assignments, 227, 301, 466, 468, 482, 483; Davis and, 42, 230, 466; in Va., 97, 120, 208, 230; L to, 41-42; L from, 36; mentioned, 72, 515
  • Whitthorne, Washington C., 329, 414
  • Wickliffe, Nathaniel W. (sketch, 94): Davis' envoy, 92; mentioned, 86
  • Wigfall, Louis T. (sketch, 6:342): Davis and, xlviii, 395, 471; J. E. Johnston and, 204, 471, 550; on appointments, 145, 478; Ls to, 395, 404, 432, 439, 478
  • Wilcox, Cadmus M., 202
  • Wilkinson, Mary S.: L to, 483
  • Wilkinson, Robert A., 483
  • Willey, Waitman T., 123
  • Willey, William J. (sketch, 122), 121
  • Williams, Alpheus S. (sketch, 57), 56, 394
  • Williams, Charles M.: L from, 162
  • Williams, D. R.: Davis and, xlviii
  • Williams, Leacretia: L from, 147
  • Williams, Thomas, 161
  • Williams, Thomas J., 324
  • Williams, William: L from, 464
  • Williamsburg, Va.: asylum, 481; Battle of, 171, 202, 204, 230, 303, 515; hospitals, 85
  • Williamsburg Road, 208, 268, 274, 343
  • Williamsport, Md., 396, 397, 402, 407
  • Wilmington, N.C.: defenses, 20, 44, 75, 105, 111, 116, 120, 123, 125, 276, 466, 515, (Davis), 103, 137, 415- 16; disloyalty, 8; martial law, 120, 123; U.S. operations, 533
  • Wilmington & Weldon Railroad, 198
  • Winchester, George (sketch, 2:122), 597
  • Winchester, Va.: Jackson at, 32, 38, 70, 110, 203; and Md. campaign, 378, 383, 405, 422; threatened, 56, 70, 295; U.S. troops at, 377, 380, 528, 532; mentioned, 254, 260
  • Winchester & Potomac Railroad, 458
  • Winder, John H. (sketch, 1:94), 392, 447
  • Windle, Catharine F.: L from, 85
  • Windle, George W., 85
  • Wingfield, ----, 279
  • Winnemore, Isaac T., 29
  • "Winnie," 169
  • Winslow, Warren, 195
  • Wise, Henry A. (sketch, 6:55): assignments, 275, 358; health, 47; Roanoke Island, 46-47, 62, 80, 123; Ls from, 26, 46-47; mentioned, 244, 369
  • Wise, O. Jennings, 48
  • Wise's Legion. See Virginia troops
  • Withers, John (sketch, 155): appointment, 153; Davises and, xliv
  • Withers, Jones M. (sketch, 7:372), 166, 258, 261
  • Withers, William T.: Davis and, 80; defense plans, 76, 77; L from, 80
  • Wolff, Francis A. (sketch, 3:33): L from, 28
  • Woll, Adrian (sketch, 2:402), 598
  • women: aid soldiers, 85, 147, 445, 458, 486; Davis on, 224, 571, 579; offer silver, 170, 224; protest trade restrictions, 124; raise funds for vessels, 152, 348
  • Wood, Ann T. (sketch, 1:408), 401, 403
  • Wood, Elizabeth S. (ident., 191), 188
  • Wood, Henry: L from, 86; mentioned, 119
  • Wood, Igdaliah: L from, 446
  • Wood, John T. (sketch, 190), 188, 190
  • Wood, Lola M. (sketch, 190), 188, 190
  • Wood, Mary T. (ident., 401)
  • Wood, Robert C. (sketch, 1:476), 401
  • Wood, Robert C., Jr. (sketch, 401): Davis' envoy, 448; recommended, 400; L from, 403
  • Wood, Robert Y., 148, 197
  • Wood, Sterling A. M. (sketch, 260), 166, 258
  • Wood, W. W. W., 197, 250
  • Wood, Zachary T. (sketch, 190), 188
  • Woodbury, Levi (sketch, 2:101), 382
  • Woodville, Miss., 13
  • Woodward, George G.: L from, 55
  • Wool, John E. (sketch, 2:693), 105, 274
  • Woolley, Aaron K. (sketch, 1:472), 401
  • Woolley, Daniel V. (ident., 401), 399
  • Woolley, Robert W. (sketch, 401): L from, 34; mentioned, 399
  • Woolley, Sarah W. (sketch, 401), 399
  • Work, Charles S., 556
  • Work, George (sketch, 2:111): L from, 556
  • Work, Maria M., 357
  • Wright, Archibald: L from, 58
  • Wright, Augustus R.: Davis on, 223; promoted, 212; L from, 223
  • Wright, Horatio G.: L to, 599; mentioned, 233
  • Wright, John V. (sketch, 7:403), 89
  • Wright, Marcus J., 524
  • Wright, Moses H., 29
  • Wright, William A.: L from, 120
  • Wylly, George N.: L from, 234 

Y

  • Yallobusha River, Miss., 533, 559
  • Yancey, William Lowndes (sketch, 6:342): Ala. appointments, 150, 165, 261; arms procurement, 133, 142, 145; Bragg and, 313, 321; Davis and, ix, 329, 590; diplomatic mission, 31, 112; on conscription, 545-46; Ls to, 142, 150; Ls from, 31, 112, 133, 145, 150, 164-65; mentioned, 244, 323
  • Yarborough House (Raleigh): V. Davis at, 173, 187; described, 189
  • Yazoo River, Miss., 290, 343, 555, 560
  • Yerger, Jacob S. (sketch, 2:50), 291
  • Yerger, William (sketch, 291), 290
  • York River, Va., 172, 259, 358
  • York River Railroad, 274
  • York Station, Ala., 383, 403
  • Yorktown, Va.: Battle of, 130, 135, 160, 202; CSA forces at, 69, 130; Davis visits, xlv; defenses, 11, 19
  • Young, William H., 436
  • Yulee, David L. (sketch, 4:7), 32

Z

  • Zarvona, Col.," 338
  • Zollicoffer, Felix K. (sketch, 7:248), 27, 29, 30, 72
  • Zychlenski, Eveline J. (sketch, 192), 70, 192, 600
  • Zychlenski, Vitold, 193
 

 

 
 
 

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