The Papers of Jefferson Davis
 
The Papers of Jefferson Davis
Senator Jefferson Davis, c1858 National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
 

Volume 11 (September 1864-May 1865) Index


Below is the index from Volume 11 (Sept. 1864-May 1865) 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, Ga.:  Davis in, 582 
  • Abbeville, S.C.:  CSA "treasure train" and records in, 547, 567; Davis in, 567-68, 579-81; V. Davis in, 556, 569-70, 572, 574, on, 545, 569 
  • Abbot, Henry L.:  L to, 593 
  • Adairsville, Ga., 69 
  • Adams, Daniel W., 542 
  • Adams, John D. (sketch, 8:365), 353 
  • Adams, Stephen (sketch, 2:298):  L to, 587 
  • Adams, William Wirt (sketch, 8:15):  criticized, 80, 131; staff, 314; mentioned, 43, 128, 511 
  • Adjutant and Inspector General's Office:  estimates, 137, 403; inspectors, 35; manpower shortage (Davis), 278; officers, 372, 402; orders on recruiting prisoners, 101, 184, slaves, 460, 497-98; organization, 196; Trans-Miss. communication, 339.  See also Cooper, Samuel 
  • Advance (N.C. steamer):  coal for, 230, 277, 368, 403; loss of, 105, 230; profits from, 233 
  • African Americans.  See blacks; slaves 
  • African Church (Richmond):  Davis speaks at, 382-86 
  • Akin, Warren:  Davis and, xliii; on Davis, 299 
  • Alabama:  conditions, 76, 94; conscription, 18, 37, 39, 244; cotton agent, 432, trade, 226, 340; defenses, 80, 332, 349, 511, (Davis), 341, 367, 512, 520, 525; finances, 340; impressment, 236; morale, 159, 404; operations, 348, 501, 584, (Davis), 4; peace sentiment, 166; railroads, 73, 100, 210, 515; resources, 45, 207; slaves as soldiers, 436; soldiers' relief, 93 
  • Alabama, CSS:  claims, 232; Davis on, 227; mentioned, 143, 429 
  • Alabama & Mississippi Rivers Railroad, 515 
  • Alabama & Tennessee Rivers Railroad, 73, 515 
  • Alabama troops:  9th Cavalry, 278; 1st Infantry, 350; 4th Infantry, 133; 13th Infantry, 296; 15th Infantry, 133; 34th Infantry, 76; 38th Infantry, 59; 40th Infantry, 93; 44th Infantry, 133; 47th Infantry, 133; 48th Infantry, 133; called up (Davis), 92; Davis on, 75; militia, 4; morale, 59; reserves, 6; state troops, 206 
  • Albany, Ga., 186, 244, 281, 332 
  • Albany & Georgia Railroad, 332 
  • Albemarle, CSS, 144 
  • Albion Trading Co., 160, 182 
  • alcoholism.  See intemperance 
  • Aldredge, Stanton R.:  L from, 354 
  • Aleck (slave).  See Carter, Alex (slave) 
  • Alexander, Edward P. (sketch, 9:400):  on Davis' escape, 577, strategy, 537 
  • Allen, Henry W. (sketch, 10:329):  on blacks, 125; Ls to, 135, 153; L from, 99 
  • Allen, William G. O.:  Davis and, xlvi 
  • Allen, William W., 297, 397, (Davis) 398 
  • Allison, Abraham K.:  Ls from, 512, 532-33 
  • Alston, Waldeman:  L from, 194 
  • Alston, William J., 194 
  • Amelia Court House, Va., 500, 509, 521 
  • “American policy" defined, 30 
  • American Revolution:  compared to Civil War, v, 137, (Davis), 385; Davis on, 59, 76, 164, 325 
  • Ammen, Jacob, 96 
  • amnesty, 7, 20, 47, 78, 157, 188, 308, 552, 555, 557, (U.S.), 48, (Davis), 8, 396 
  • Amsterdam bankers, 272 
  • Anderson, Archer (sketch, 10:14):  L from, 533; mentioned, 283 
  • Anderson, Charles D., 144 
  • Anderson, Ellen Mary Davis (niece)(sketch, 1:282), 585 
  • Anderson, Joseph R., 494 
  • Anderson, Richard H. (sketch, 8:341), 302, 497, 499, 533 
  • Anderson, Samuel R. (sketch, 3:38):  Davis on, 126-27; L from, 126-27 
  • Andersonville, Ga.:  conditions, 18; evacuated, 14-15; guards, 13; threatened, 19, 328; mentioned, 120 
  • Andrews, Timothy P. (sketch, 1:441), 588 
  • Annie (British steamer), 115 
  • Antietam, Md., Battle of, 265 
  • Appomattox Court House, Va., 534-35, 544 
  • Appomattox River, 497, 521 
  • Appomattox Station, Va., skirmish, 534 
  • Archer (Am. brig), 143 
  • Arizona Territory, 140, 143, 180 
  • Arkansas:  commanders, 143; conditions, 452; cotton trade, 280; Davis on, 142; morale, 108, 213, 280; operations, 106, 179, 213, 346; resources, 138, 139, 141, 178; support for CSA, 106, 139 
  • Arkansas Post, Ark., 95 
  • Arkansas River, 141, 176, 179 
  • Arkansas troops, 175, 433 
  • Armistead, Charles G.:  Davis on, 411 
  • Armistead, Lewis C., 111 
  • Armour, D. H.:  L from, 103; mentioned, 305 
  • Armstrong, Frank C. (sketch, 10:362), 209 
  • Armstrong Battery.  See Fort Fisher, N.C. 
  • army:  absentees, 66, (Davis), 63; abuses by, 11, 99, 110, 127, 188, 214, 224, 243, 248, 253, 255, 283, 297, 313, 347, 396, 452, 486, 574, 576; chaplains, 603; clothing, 351; consolidation, 222, 266, (Davis), 148, 239, policy, 78; courts-martial, 192, 350, policies, 199, 431; deserters, 5, 7, 20, 24, 26, 55, 77, 78, 109, 111, 117, 121, 151, 152, 172, 193, 195, 199, 252, 253, 256, 349, 376, 391, 435, 462, 473, (Davis), 20, 52, 66, 347, 558, 566; desertion statistics (Davis), 70-71; general in chief, 253, 337; general staff, 169; generals' duties, 112, powers, 78; health (1861-63), 285; invalid officers, 234, soldiers, 181; judge advocate general (Davis), 180-81; mail for (Davis), 353; morale, 7, 12, 95, 122, 177, 254, 266, 326, 350, 351, 391, 417, 427, 583, (Davis), 292, 376, 384, 532, 558, 580; navy and, 114, 376, (Davis), 329; officers' appointments (Davis), 554, policy, 20, 24, 149; officers' assignments, 234, clothing, 215, promotion policy (Davis), 113, 149; pay, 19, 77, 93, 137, 161, 214, 223, 350, 351, 409, 412, 575, (Davis), 444; rations, 43, 154, 198, 224, 239, 244, 245, 393, 395; recruiting, 6-7, 104, 358, (1861), 596, abroad, 390, deserters, 20, 24, prisoners, 109, 111, 117, 184, 256, (Davis), 100-101; reserves, 5, 6-7, 20-21, 40, 112, 136, 172, 188, 191, (Davis), 9, 79, 86, 123, 127, 183, 277, 287, 305, 332, 376-77, commanders (Davis), 149, 347, 431, 492; scouts battalion, 368, 415, 512-13, (Davis), 510; slaves as laborers, 5, 6-7, 16, 45, 76, 112-13, 118, 124, 136-37, 157, 192, 195, 196, 233, 235, 288, 293, 295, 350, 390, 391, 394-95, 397, 408, 416, 458, 509, 528, (Davis), 148, 170, 353, as soldiers, 45, 55, 64, 104, 121, 124-25, 127-28, 136-37, 159, 161, 172, 188-89, 239, 248, 252, 259, 266, 285, 286, 301, 307, 310, 315, 326, 327, 345, 347, 350, 355, 358, 367, 369-70, 376, 391, 397, 402, 413, 426, 434-35, 436, 441, 443, 444, 459, 461-62, 476, 481, 496, 509, 525, 529, (Davis), 148, 353, 412-13, 427, 437-38, 460-61, 486, 492-93; strength, 358, 548, 555, 565, in Charleston, 189, East Tenn., 56, 123, Ga., 405, La. and Miss., 76, 330, Macon, 4, Mobile, 349, N.C., 414, Savannah, 214, 215, 243, S.C., 297, 325, 405, Trans-Miss., 113, 433, (Davis), 455; supplies (Davis), 291, 454-55; temporary rank, 193, 403, 431, 434, (Davis), 407; L from soldiers, 376.  See also specific armies, branches of service, commanders, and locales; War Department 
  • Army of Northern Virginia:  artillery, 534, 535, 538; casualties, 21, 22, 134, 476, at Five Forks, 498, Fort Stedman, 473, 475, Rice's Station, 522; cavalry, 303, 392, 497, 498, 534, 535, 537, 548; conditions, 22, 300, (Lee), 535; consolidation (Lee), 367; Davis and, 499, on, 74, 386; deserters, 300, 367, 386, 475; general officers for, 131, 193, 371; morale, 348, 386, 521, 527, 534, 553; organization, 195, 534; praised, 136, (Davis), 386; rations, 392, 394, 403, 523, 526, 534, (Davis), 393; recruiting, 300, (Davis), 267, 366, 492; reinforcements for, 451, 456, 474, (Davis), 364, 455, from, 161, 171, 203, 206, 241, 294, 298, 329, 414, 473, 563, (Davis), 184, 216, 225, 235, 373, 416, 574, (Lee), 171, 203, 222, 302, 375; reserves, 498-99, 536; stragglers, 526, 538, 553; strength, 63, 367, 498, (Davis), 540, at surrender, 535, 539; supplies, 17, 51, 224, 244, 253, 372, 394, 441, 462, 491, 522, 526, 533, (Davis), 392, 490; surrenders, 527, 533, 535, 540, 544, 548, 549, 553, 555, 556, 564-65, (Davis), 530, 532, 541, 558.  See also Lee, Robert E. 
  • Army of Tennessee:  abuses by, 470; Bragg visits (July 1864), 68, 69; casualties, 71, 246, 250, 472, (Davis), 172, 257; cavalry, 43, 44, 57, 207, 441, (Davis), 314; clothing, 396; commanders, 10, 54, 64, 68, 69, 251, 254, 266, 330, 340, 343, 350, 357, 396, 418, 442, 489, (Davis), 42, 407, (Davis), 42, (Lee), 55, 421; conditions, 15, 16, 57, 59, 298, 325, 329, 350, 440, 470, 555, 565, (Davis), 407; Davis on, 74, 75, 79, 85, 92, 286-87, 405, visits, viii, 67-68, 70-71; deserters, 52, 59, 61, 210, 333, 357, 475, 555, 556; furloughs, 268; generals for, 245, 247, 355; headquarters, 68, 81; Hood on, 15-16; Johnston's reports, 157-58, 268, 331, 405; Lee requests, 364; morale, 13, 21, 36, 41, 55, 59, 157, 207, 212, 250, 251, 333, 396, 427, 439, 475, 556, (Davis), 20, 75, 76, 85, 91, 287; officers, 133, (Davis), 353; organization, 249, 330, 332, (Davis), 285; pay, 37, 327; press coverage, 111; rations, 44, 396; recruiting, 19-20, 248-50; reinforcements for, 14, 21, 246, (Davis), 407, from, 207, 298, 302, 360, 501, (1863), 424, (July 1864), 602, (Davis), 181, 365; strength, 13, 63, 64, 89, 207-08, 249, 325, 329, 350, 359, 361, 439, 470, 495, 555, 556, 564, 602, (Davis), 172, 373, 407, 540; supplies, 14, 43, 207, 210; surrenders, 579.  See also Hood, John Bell; Johnston, Joseph E. 
  • Army of the Cumberland.  See Thomas, George H. 
  • Army of the Ohio.  See Schofield, John M.; United States Army, 23d Corps 
  • Army of the Potomac.  See Grant, Ulysses S.; United States Army 
  • Army of the Tennessee.  See Sherman, William T.; United States Army 
  • Army of the Tennessee, Detachment.  See United States Army, 16th Corps 
  • Army of the Valley:  L from, 376.  See also Early, Jubal A. 
  • Army of West Virginia, 304 
  • Arthur, Edward J.:  L from, 116 
  • artillery:  Charleston, 189; Charlotte (Davis), 551; commanders, 155; Davis on, 98; Fort Fisher, 155; Jonesboro, 4; Macon, 16; Oconee River, 187; organization, 180, 410, (Davis), 180; Petersburg, 22, 134; Richmond, 134, 282; Saltville (U.S.), 95; Savannah, 243; S.C. (1863), 599; Wilmington, 154.  See also munitions; Ordnance Bureau 
  • Ashby, Turner, 506 
  • Aston, Augustus W.:  Davis and, 402; L from, 402 
  • Atchafalaya River, 175 
  • Athens, Ala., 44 
  • Atkins, John D. C. (sketch, 8:90), 309 
  • Atlanta (CSA ram), 143 
  • Atlanta, CSS.  See Tallahassee, CSS 
  • Atlanta, Ga.:  Hood on, 14-15; loss of, 11-12, 23, 27, 42, 56, 58, 136, (Davis), 3, 9, 50, 60, 61, 71, 74, 85, 92, 146, 147, 407; navy ordnance works, 281 
  • Atlanta & West Point Railroad, 16, 68, 465 
  • Atlanta Intelligencer:  Davis and, 99; mentioned, 65, 602 
  • Atlantic & Gulf Railroad, 186 
  • attorney general.  See Davis, George; Justice Department 
  • August, Thomas P., 40 
  • Augusta, Ga.:  commander, 183; Confed. Powder Works, 181, 203, 296; cotton, 360; Davis speaks at, 44, 60, 79-80, 81; defenses, 16,172, 183, 187, 203, 246, 293, 294, 296, 370, 374, 375, 405, (Davis), 79, 181, 203, 285; morale, 294; navy ordnance works, 281; slaves, 295; threatened, 171, 182, 190, 206, 359, 372 
  • Augusta Chronicle, 466 
  • Austria:  CSA and, 425 
  • Averasboro, N.C., Battle of, viii, 440, 472 
  • Awtry, Jacob, 466 
  • Ayer, Lewis M., 299 

B

  • Bache, Alexander D. (sketch, 4:290):  Davis and (1860), 594; L to, 594; mentioned, 588 
  • Bache, Nancy F. (sketch, 5:43), 594 
  • Bagby, George W.:  on Davis, 299 
  • Bain, George M., 17 
  • Baker, James M.:  Ls from, 242, 396-97 
  • Baker, Laurence S. (sketch, 205):  assignments, 203; Davis and, 205, 265; mentioned, 132 
  • Baldwin, John B., 313 
  • Ball, Sam:  L from, 114 
  • Ballinger, William P., 255 
  • Ball's Ferry, Ga., 186 
  • Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, 224, 236, 363, 370 
  • Bankhead, Smith P., 234 
  • Bank of Louisiana, 197 
  • Bank of Richmond, 510 
  • Bank of Virginia:  Davis and, 510 
  • Banks, Arthur D. (sketch, 9:129):  Davis and, 445 
  • Banks, Nathaniel P. (sketch, 6:268), 177 
  • “Banny" (nickname for Jefferson Davis) 
  • Banshee (blockade-runner), 256 
  • Barbour, J. H., 77-78 
  • Barksdale, Ethelbert (sketch, 4:224):  Davis and, 230, 309, 371; resolution on peace, 309; Ls from, 234, 371 
  • Barnes, Charles, 519 
  • Barnwell, Robert W. (sketch, 4:125):  Davis and, 299; mentioned, 198, 329, 337 
  • Barnwell, S.C., defenses, 297 
  • Barnwell, Stephen, 582 
  • Barrett, Frank S., 20, 113 
  • Barrett, James A., 29 
  • Barringer, Daniel M. (sketch, 2:469), 389 
  • Barringer, Elizabeth W.:  L to, 389 
  • Barringer, Victor C.:  Davis and, 549, 564; L from, 345-46 
  • Bartlett, William H. C. (sketch, 1:78), 457 
  • Barton, Caroline:  L to, 158 
  • Barton, Robert M. (sketch, 48), 47 
  • Barton, Robert M., Jr., 48 
  • Barton, Seth M. (sketch, 10:429), 536 
  • Barton, William S., 190 
  • Baruc, B. S., 269, 270, 271 
  • Bate, William B., 396, 532-33 
  • Bates, Lewis F.:  Davis and, 549; on Davis, 550 
  • Baton Rouge, La., 177 
  • Baxley, Catherine V., 105 
  • Baxley, William G. D.:  L from, 105 
  • Baxter, Sidney S., 190 
  • Baylor, John R., 281-82 
  • Bayne, Thomas L., 100, 477, 531 
  • Bazaine, Achille F., 601 
  • Beall, John Y. (sketch, 33), 27, 431, 436 
  • Beaufort, N.C., 155 
  • Beauregard, P. G. T. (sketch, 6:249):  Army of Tenn. correspondence, 405; assignments, 24, 135, 155, 277, 350, 362, (Davis), 70, 71, 76, 78, 85, 90, 91, 130, 194, 261, 332, 372-73, 407, 411, 525; Augusta defenses, 293; Brown and, 210-11, 366; Charleston, 297, 402, 403, 404, 503, (Davis), 376-77; consults with generals, 208; criticized, 326, 333, 442, 530; Davis and, 56, 81, 90, 93, 542, 543, on, 80, 170, 289, 386, 423, 584; Hardee and, 218, on, 68; health, 360, 421; Hill and, 363; Hood and, 208; Johnston and, 421; Jones and, 220; Lee and, 238, 410, on, 421; Macon, 171; Manassas, 406; on Ala. and Miss. defenses, 349, armistice, 543, Charleston, 242, 300, 376, 399, 416, continuing war, 555, 562, 565, cruisers, 227, 231, Davis, 562, deserters, 210, Ga. defenses, 208, Hampton, 362, Hardee, 297, 362, 401, Hill, 362, his assignment, 55, 129, 261, Hood, 146, Johnston, 301, Ripley, 72, 216, 222, Savannah, 215, 219, 241, Sherman's strategy, 206, S.C. defenses, 218, strategy, 372, 414, 420, 423, Taylor, 247, Tenn. campaign, 144, 207, 209, 246, 289; operations, 189, 283, 346, 411, (Davis), 181, 370, 398, 414, 532; recommended, 10, 24, 54, 57, 74, 337; reinforcements for (Davis), 240; speaks at Augusta, 80; staff, 79; strategy, 375, 421, (Davis), 287, 365, 531-32, 558; Ls to, 78, 130, 194, 217, 218, 224, 240, 245, 261, 267, 284, 372-73, 376-77, 416, 501, 525, 541, 550-51; Ls from, 67, 71, 72-73, 93, 110, 129, 135, 184, 189-90, 192, 196-97, 206-8, 215, 216, 217, 218-20, 222, 238, 242, 243, 245, 246, 247, 258, 261, 266, 297, 325, 332, 348-49, 369, 370, 371-72, 376-77, 414, 420, 501, 509, 529, 532, 553; E by, 193 
  • Beazley, Andrew J., 132 
  • Beazley, Sarah D.:  L from, 132 
  • Bee Co., 233 
  • Beecher, Henry Ward (sketch, 388):  Davis on, 385; on Davis, 388 
  • Behn, George W.:  L from, 172 
  • Belgium, 529 
  • Benham, Henry W.:  L to, 588 
  • Benjamin, Judah P. (sketch, 6:195):  Canada operations, 28, 420; criticized, 415, (Davis), 356; Davis and, 415, 517; and Davis' messages to Congress, 279, 485; escapes, 563, 582; foreign loan bill, 271; funds for, 57, 93, 118, 213, 214, 254, 265, 286, 341, 364, 376, 424, 426, 429, (secret service), 3, 40; Hampton Roads, 356, 380, 381; Kenner and, 271; on armistice, 554-55, blacks as soldiers, 126, 413, blockade, 278, W. J. Buchanan, 104, continuing war, 554-55, 562, Hampton Roads, 356, 388, prisoner exchanges, 599, recognition, 278, secret service funds, 330-31, K. J. Stewart, 120; resignation, 414-15; secret service activities, 34; Ls to, 390, 398; Ls from, 158, 170, 190-91, 278-79, 414-15, 554-55; mentioned, 507, 518, 580 
  • Bennett, James G. (sketch, 6:174), 552 
  • Bennett, William W.:  L from, 213 
  • Benning, Henry L., 356, 379, 448 
  • Bentonville, N.C., Battle of:  Bragg at, 471; casualties, 470, 472; Davis on, 454; described, 456-57, 472; reports on, 459, 490; mentioned, vii, x, 441, 453 
  • Berlé, Emile, 270 
  • Bermuda cotton trade, 160, 182, 240 
  • Bibb, T. P. A.:  L from, 436 
  • Big Bethel, Va., Battle of, 58 
  • “Bilbo, Colonel," 29 
  • Binford, Thomas, 267 
  • Bingham, Joseph J., 31 
  • Black, Jeremiah S. (sketch, 6:165):  Canada mission, 25-26; on peace negotiations, 30; mentioned, 33 
  • blacks:  free blacks, 81, 252, 266, 310, 359, 443, 476, 493; Md., 131, 195; Navy Dept., 196, 390; Post Office Dept., 391; postwar predictions, 392; prisoners of war, 65, 350, (Davis), 122-23, 599; in Richmond, 382, 493, 547; as U.S. soldiers, 98, 125, 136, 144, 177, 242, 286, 301, 302, 321, 352, 391-92, (1863), 600; as voters, 131; War Dept., 8, 408.  See also slaves 
  • Blackshear's ferry, Ga., 185 
  • Blair, Francis P., Jr. (ident., 6:62), 321 
  • Blair, Francis P., Sr. (sketch, 319):  confers with Davis, 315-19, 323-25, 328; Congress and, 309; Davis and, 262, 315-16, 319, 379, on, 316, 320, 355-56; mission results, 341, 357-58, 384; on J. A. Campbell, 319, Davis, 320, 323, his mission, 262, Lincoln, 318, 324, Seward, 318; Lincoln and, 315-16, 322-23, 325, 328, 355-56; L to, 323; Ls from, 262, 348; mentioned, 388 
  • Blair, Mary W. (“Minna"), 319 
  • Blair, Montgomery (ident., 6:62), 320, 321 
  • Blanchard, Albert G., 325 
  • Bledsoe, Albert T. (sketch, 7:162):  L from, 57 
  • blockade:  Charleston, 155, 418, 518; CSA and, 215, 239, 278, 351, 477-78; Mobile, 100; profits, 172, 228, 480; statistics, 155, 230, 231, 232; U.S. Blockading Squadrons, 155, 401; Wilmington, 19, 114-15, 155-56, 157, 226, 230, 239, 256, 258, 398, (Davis), 226, 228-29; mentioned, 114, 333, 449, 555.  See also specific vessels 
  • Blue Mountain, Ala., 75 
  • Bob (slave), 481 
  • Bocock, Nicholas F., 151 
  • Bocock, Thomas S.:  Davis and, 346; L from, 346 
  • Boggs, William R. (sketch, 7:372), 109, 140 
  • Boisseau's farm, Va., vii 
  • Bonham, Milledge L. (sketch, 7:251):  calls for troops, 206; Davis and, 541; on prison sites, 128, 168, staff, 571; Ls to, 129, 216; Ls from, 99, 128, 168-69, 213, 216; mentioned, 12, 13, 88 
  • Book of Common Prayer:  CSA version, 120; Davis' copy, 579 
  • Booth, Edwin G.:  L from (1863), 598-99 
  • Boston, Reuben B., 522 
  • Boudinot, Elias C. (sketch, 107):  Davis and, 337; L from, 337; mentioned, 106, 108, 281 
  • Bowman, Robert (sketch, 10:554), 10 
  • Boyce, William W.:  criticized, 112; on Davis, 445, peace, 166, 167; L from, 73; mentioned, 299 
  • Boyd, Belle.  See Harding, Belle B. 
  • Boydton Plank Road, Va., 134 
  • Bradford, David, Jr. (nephew) (sketch, 8:180), 504 
  • Bradford, Jefferson Davis (nephew) (sketch, 8:114):  L from, 415; mentioned, 445, 513 
  • Bragg, Braxton (sketch, 3:66):  Army of Tenn. correspondence, 405; assignments, 39, 132, 171, 188, 204, 231, 337, 471, 514, (Davis), 39, 65, 67, 105, 151, 180, 181, 183, 218, 238, 261, 455, 490, 551, 565; Augusta defenses, 203, 363; Beauregard and, 208; Bentonville, 471; captured, 551; criticized, 57, 64, 74, 105, 106, 257, 369, 471, 514; Davis and, x, 39, 62, 74, 103, 245, 551, 565, 581, on, 103, 257, 490, 584; described, 40; disputes with generals, 68; Hardee and, 184, Holmes and, 131; Hood and, 14, 15; Johnston and, 54, 74; Ky. (1862), 109; Lee and, 156; on Army of Tenn., 470, Bentonville, 470, W. M. Browne, 37, conscription, 18, 38, 238, continuing war, 470, cotton trade, 14, 398, Fort Fisher, 247, 254-55, 330, Hardee, 69, his assignments, 159, 235, 431, 470, Hood, 69, Lawton, 103, prisoner exchanges, 46, rations, 395, recruiting deserters, 20, recruiting prisoners, 101, slaves at Wilmington, 395, strategy, 73, supply problem, 17, Tallahassee, 115, Whiting, 118, Wilmington defenses, 115, 372; operations, 155, 411, 440; praised, 7; Preston and, 39; recommended, 327, 347; E. K. Smith and, 109, 175; S.C. defenses, 332; staff, 204, 372, (Davis), 403; visits Army of Tenn. (July 1864), 68, 69; Wilmington, 395; Ls to, 105, 116, 181, 183, 189, 218, 242, 244-45, 328-29, 330, 489-90, 551, 565; Ls from, 18, 73, 103, 115, 118, 153-54, 158-59, 181-82, 197, 235, 242, 243, 246, 247, 252, 254-55, 256, 258, 330, 369, 372, 394-95, 402-3, 408, 431, 469-71, 602, cited, 69; mentioned, 62, 186, 200 
  • Bragg, Eliza E. (sketch, 8:514), 490, 551 
  • Branchville, S.C., 252, 284, 297, 372, 375 
  • Brand, Frederick B.:  L from, 529; mentioned, 457 
  • Brandon, Lane W.:  Davis on, 481; L from, 481 
  • Brandon, William L. (sketch, 2:669):  L to, 345; L from, 160; mentioned, 481 
  • Breckinridge, John C. (sketch, 5:67):  appointed secretary of war, 351, 377; armistice, 551, (Davis), 558; assignments, 50, 51, 98, 277; confers with J. E. Johnston, 97, W. P. Johnston, 56, 95; criticized, 486; Davis and, 427, 428, 438, 486, 552, 562, 567, 581-82; health, 483, 583; on armistice, 564-65, Army of N. Va., 521, continuing war, 562, 564-65, cotton trade, 486, Davis' plans, 565, 583, Forrest, 268, his force, 195, impressment, 409, Johnston's report, 331, 523, morale, 409, F. H. Robertson, 98, War Dept. finances, 408-10; operations, 53, 97, 200, 236, 351; Richmond evacuation, 505, 508, 520-21; Ls to, 393, 443, 483, 543, 553; Ls from, 331, 389, 402, 403, 405, 408-10, 411-12, 416, 429, 436, 438-39, 483, 520-21, 543, 544, 553, 554, 564-65, 583; mentioned, 433, 459, 531, 532, 539, 543, 560, 601 
  • Breckinridge, William C. P.:  Davis and, 581-82; mentioned, 567 
  • Brent, George W.:  L from, 337 
  • Brewer, Samuel B., 500 
  • Brice's Crossroads, Miss., Battle of, 44 
  • Bridgers, Robert R.:  L from, 185 
  • Briggs, Joseph B.:  L from, cited, 567 
  • Bright, John (sketch, 7:396), 425 
  • Brodhead, Mary Jane Bradford.  See Sayre, Mary Jane Bradford 
  • Bromwell, William J.:  Davis and, 356; on secret service funds, 331 
  • Brooke, John M.:  reports by, 144, 281, 398; L to, 342 
  • Brooks, James Henry.  See Limber, Jim 
  • Brooks, John H., 256 
  • Brown, John C., 130, 251 
  • Brown, John J.:  L from, 462 
  • Brown, Joseph E. (sketch, 7:147):  arrested, 466, 572; Beauregard and, 206-8, 366; W. M. Browne and, 186; calls for troops, 207; Cobb and, 93; criticized, 211, 257, 301, 343, 372, 447, 463, 468; Davis and, 41, 65, 99, 329, on, 90, 166, 298, 305; V. Davis on, 570; on CSA, 300, 465, 466, cotton trade, 476-77, Davis, 64, 66, 167, 264, Johnston, 300, Lincoln, 167, peace, 166, 167, 343, 405, state troops, 330, surrender, 572; Seddon on, 89, 90, 93; support for, 167, 188, 327; Wigfall and, 262; Ls to, 329, 334, 486; Ls from, 170, 330, 349, 476-77; mentioned, 12, 332, 347 
  • Brown, Josephine R.:  L from, 447 
  • Brown(e), Robert (slave) (sketch, 507):  Davises and, 507, 583; mentioned, 559, 570 
  • Browne, Eliza B.:  L from, 242 
  • Browne, William M. (sketch, 6:374):  assignments, 190, (Davis), 38, 181, 186, 370; criticized, 36-37; Davis and, 185, 258, 268, 434; operations, 242, 245; recommended, 183; Ls to, 181, 189; Ls from, 40-41, 151-52, 172, 183, 187, 190,198, 203, 214, 245, 247, 258, 268, 342, 434 
  • Browning, Orville H., 480 
  • Brownlow, William G., 342 
  • Broxton's Bridge, S.C., skirmish, 375 
  • Bruce, Eli M. (sketch, 10:538), 480 
  • Bruce, Horatio W.:  on Davis, 505, mentioned, 309, 311 
  • Bruinsburg, La., raid, 111 
  • Bryan, Guy M. (sketch, 9:95):  Davis and, 255; L from, 255 
  • Buchanan, Franklin (sketch, 8:592), 143 
  • Buchanan, James (sketch, 2:345):  Davis and (1858), 591, 592, 593; mentioned, 138, 173 
  • Buchanan, W. Jefferson:  L from, 103-4 
  • Buckner, Simon B. (sketch, 7:306):  assignments, 140, 142, 482, (Davis), 260; promoted, 143, 236; mentioned, 200, 213, 433 
  • Buell, Don Carlos (sketch, 8:5):  Davis on, 584 
  • Buena Vista, Battle of, 256 
  • Buist, Henry, 189, 531 
  • Bullitt, Joshua F., 31 
  • Bulloch, James D. (sketch, 8:110), 351 
  • Bullock, Rufus B., 566 
  • Bull's Bay, S.C., 399, 401, (Davis), 400 
  • Burbridge, Stephen G. (sketch, 95), 95, 96, 97 
  • Burgess' Mill, Va., Battle of, 132, 134 
  • Burgwyn, Henry K.:  L from, 398 
  • Burkeville, Va.:  Davis at, 90, 505; destroyed, 522; U.S. operations, 509, 533 
  • Burley, Bennett G.:  Davis on, 247 
  • Burnett, Henry C., 311 
  • Burnett, James, Mrs.:  L from, 214 
  • Burnett, Theodore L., 311 
  • Burrows, John L., 389, 403 
  • Burruss, John L.:  Davis on, 135 
  • Burt, Armistead (sketch, 2:628):  Davises and, 518, 545, 546, 558, 567, 569, 573, 581; L to, 557, cited, 568; mentioned, 547 
  • Burt, Martha C. (sketch, 547):  Davises and, 545, 546, 557, 569 
  • Butler, Andrew P. (sketch, 3:332), 303 
  • Butler, Benjamin F. (sketch, 8:216):  criticized, 46, 122; Davis on, 62, 65; Fort Fisher, 240, 247; on prisoners of war, 65; operations, 154, 601; mentioned, 477 
  • Butler, Matthew C. (sketch, 303):  assignments, 302, 303, 329, 362, (Davis), 329, 330, 332; operations, 424; promoted, 193 
  • Butler, William (sketch, 10:582), 102, 303  
  • Byrd, William M.:  L from, 57-58 

C

  • Cabell, ------, 102
  • Cabell, William L. (sketch, 9:133), 180 
  • Cable, David F., 174, 223-24, 282, 354, 310 
  • Cagle, Riley, 35 
  • Cahaba, Ala., 92, 602 
  • Calhoun, John C. (sketch, 1:11), 86, 371, 547 
  • California, 281 
  • Callahan, Samuel B., 281 
  • Camden, Ark., 108, 140, 178 
  • Camden, Gideon D., Jr., 458 
  • Camden, S.C., 554 
  • Cameron, Simon (sketch, 3:196), 322 
  • Cameron, Stephen F.:  Davis and, xliv, 34 
  • Campbell, Albert H., 593 
  • Campbell, Archibald (sketch, 5:43), 589 
  • Campbell, Given:  Davis and, 574, 578; mentioned, 575, 582 
  • Campbell, John A. (sketch, 7:90):  criticized, 602; Davis on, 319; Hampton Roads, 356, 357, 364, 368, 370, 377; on Commissary Dept., 394, Davis, 380, Hampton Roads, 380, 382, Salisbury prisoners, 190, slaves in army, 124; peace plans, 322; resigns, 342-43; L to, 356; Ls from, 342-43, 364, 370-71, 378-79; E by, 23-24 
  • Camp Douglas, 26 
  • Camp Lawton, 16 
  • Camp Lee, Va.:  conditions, 426; Davis speaks at, 427 
  • Camp Morton, 31 
  • Camp Sumter.  See Andersonville 
  • Canada:  communication with, 28, 29, 150, 195, 345, 419; CSA activities in, 25-28, 53, 59, 101, 118-19, 194-95, 217, 344-45, 417, 432-33, 480, (Davis), 149-50, 247, 432, escaped prisoners, 26, 194, funds, 197, 345, 419; Davis family in (postwar), 507, 579; mentioned, 98, 105, 467, 488, 598 
  • Canby, Edward R. S.:  assignment, 483; Mobile, 367, 483; operations, 99, 348, 366, 451; troop strength, 561; mentioned, 177, 178, 528 
  • Cape Fear River defenses, 154, 543 
  • Capen, Nahum (sketch, 4:94):  L to, 587 
  • Caperton, Allen T.:  on blacks as soldiers, 460, Johnston, 312; L from, 195-96; mentioned, 279, 313, 452, 485 
  • Caroline (slave), 445 
  • Carpenter, Emlen N., 338 
  • Carpenter, John Q., 338 
  • Carrington, Isaac H., 498 
  • Carter, Alex (slave) (ident., 7:4), 445, 446 
  • Carter, John C., 249 
  • Carter, Joseph (slave) (ident., 446) 
  • Carter, Phebe (slave), 446 
  • Carter, Stephen (slave), 446 
  • Carter's Station, Tenn., 47 
  • Cassels, L.:  L from, 127-28 
  • Cassville, Ga., Battle of, 69, 158 
  • Castle Lightning:  L from prisoners, 358 
  • Castleman, John B., 31, 34 
  • Castle Pinckney defenses, 189 
  • Catlett, T. K.:  L from, 157 
  • cavalry:  abuses by, 252, 255, 357; Ark., 175; Army of N. Va., 132-33, 135; Army of Tenn., 15, 43, 44, 96, 207; criticized, 188, 411, 577; Davis on, 289; East Tenn., 96; generals for, 357; Ga., 185, 190, 326, (Davis), 297; horses for, 100; N.C., 491, 509, (Davis), 531; Oconee River, 187; organization, 185, 297, 315, 411; pay, 327; Petersburg, 134; praised, 132-33, 135; Richmond, 134; Saltville, 95, 96; Seddon on, 136; S.C., 377, 398,424; strength in Ga., 185, 203, Va., 539; supplies (Davis), 551; Texas, 433; U.S., 176, 178, 187, 211, 290, 450, 491; Va., 98.  See also specific armies and commanders 
  • Cawood, Charles H., 212 
  • Cedar Creek, Va., Battle of, vi, 145, 226 
  • Central Railroad, 186 
  • Centreville, Va. (1861), 406 
  • Chaffin's Bluff, Va., 81, 133, 135 
  • Chalmers, James R. (sketch, 10:128):  assignment, 43, 44, 315; Davis and, 436, on, 443; promotion, 24, 436; L to, 443; mentioned, 10 
  • Chambers, Henry C.:  Ls from, 128, 234, 436; mentioned, 312, 443 
  • Chambers, James M., 165 
  • Chameleon, CSS, 232 
  • Champion, Samuel, 588 
  • Charleston, CSS, 401 
  • Charleston, S.C.:  citizens criticized, 359; commander, 24, 70, 102, 198, 299; cotton trade, 160, 182, 215, 364; customs operations, 489; defenses, 54, 67, 71, 72, 189, 203, 220, 238, 242, 252, 256, 297, 302, 340, 346, 347, 348, 359, 375, 376, 390, 397, 405, (1863), 599, (Davis), 11, 20, 74, 218, 224, 299, 329, 377, 398, 400, 416; evacuated, 242, 362, 376, 399, 402, 403, 404, (Davis), 240, 400; navy works, 244; threatened, 155, 169, 206, 252, 255, 284, 325, 329, 341, 343, 357, 372; L from citizens, 81 
  • Charleston & Savannah Railroad, 215, 216, 219, 220, 238, 269, 359 
  • Charleston Mercury:  on Davis, 445 
  • Charlotte, Columbia & Augusta Railroad, 516 
  • Charlotte, N.C.:  Davis at, 551, speaks, 58-59, 549-50; V. Davis in, 513, 580; defenses, 420, 427, (Davis), 551; morale, 514; navy ordnance works, 280; threatened, 414, 420, 540 
  • Charlotte & South Carolina Railroad, 516 
  • Chase, Salmon P. (sketch, 6:348), 32, 322, 324, 388 
  • Chattahoochee, CSS, 246 
  • Chattahoochee River, 16, 67, 308, 450, (Davis), 52, 61, 286 
  • Chattanooga, Tenn.:  Davis at, 424, 594; operations, 27, 34, 73, 144, 451, 501-2, (Davis), 62, 146, 286, 454, 512 
  • Chattanooga & Atlanta Railroad.  See Western & Atlantic Railroad 
  • Chattanooga & Knoxville Railroad.  See East Tennessee & Georgia Railroad 
  • Cheatham, Benjamin F. (sketch, 7:249):  assignments, 245, 300, 374; operations, 405, 414, 416, 417, 420, 422, 424, 427; praised,74; recommended, 36, 47, 130; Spring Hill, 251; troop strength, 361, 372, 374, 419, 420 
  • Chenault, Dionysius:  V. Davis and, 570 
  • Cheraw, S.C., defenses, 427 
  • Cherokee:  Davis on, 281-82 
  • Cherokee Station, Ala., 44 
  • Cherry, Mary C., 128 
  • Chesnut, James (sketch, 7:386):  assignments, 442, (Davis), 13, 129, 170; Davises and, 88, 91, 516, 540, 554; on Johnston, 422, officers without commands, 325, prison site, 169; operations, 295, (Davis), 181; troop strength, 295; Ls to, 129, 170, 553-54; Ls from, 11, 129, 169, 170, 183, 252, 325, 441-42, 554, 599; mentioned, 376 
  • Chesnut, Mary B. (sketch, 516):  Davis and, 88, 91, on, 516; V. Davis and, 513, 514; on Johnston, 301 
  • Chester, S.C., 540 
  • Cheves, Langdon, 572 
  • Chickamauga, CSS:  Davis on, 118, 227; mentioned, 19, 114, 115, 143, 156, 157 
  • Chickamauga, Ga., Battle of, 59 
  • Chicora, CSS, 401 
  • Chilton, Robert H. (sketch, 2:687), 39 
  • Chilton, William P.:  L from, 340; mentioned, 284 
  • Chisman, Samuel R., 265 
  • Choctaw Bluff, Ala., defenses, 370 
  • Chrisman, James S., 311 
  • Churchill, Thomas J., 113 
  • cipher.  See telegraph 
  • City Point, Va., 236 
  • Clapp, Jeremiah W., 196, 342 
  • Clarence (Am. schooner), 143 
  • Clark, ------:  L from, 14 
  • Clark, Charles (sketch, 10:408):  calls for troops, 43, 206; criticized, 160; Davis and, 110; praised, 45, 209; Ls to, 110, 334, 353; L from, 348; mentioned, 243 
  • Clark, Findley Y.:  L from, 116 
  • Clark, John B. (sketch, 10:251):  L from, 152 
  • Clark, John W., 434 
  • Clark, Micajah H., 505, 567, 575, 578, 584 
  • Clarke, Thomas L.:  L from, 14; mentioned, 34 
  • Clay, Celeste C., 101, 102 
  • Clay, Clement C. (sketch, 6:174):  Canada mission, 25-26, 28, 33, 257, 387, 417, 418, 432-33; captured, 582-83; Davis and, 198, 418; V. Davis and, 545, on, 540; health, 101; on Davis, 418, 505, his mission, 417; Ls from, 59, 417-18 
  • Clay, Henry (sketch, 2:135), 587 
  • Clay, Hugh L.:  Davis and, xlii 
  • Clay, J. Withers:  Davis and, 419 
  • Clay, Virginia T.  See Clopton-Clay, Virginia T. 
  • Clayton, Alexander M. (sketch, 7:28):  Ls from, 10, 187-88 
  • Clayton, Arthur, 187-88 
  • Clayton, Henry D.:  on Army of Tenn., 251, Tenn. campaign, 212, 289; L from, 403 
  • Clayton, Samuel:  L from, 301 
  • Cleburne, Patrick R. (sketch, 9:407), 5, 64, 249 
  • Clinton, Ga., 65 
  • Clinton, La., 214, 224, 268 
  • Clopton, David:  Davis and, 153; L from, 152-53 
  • Clopton-Clay, Virginia T. (sketch, 6:253):  captured, 582-83; Ls to, 101, 198, 257; mentioned, 418 
  • Clothing Bureau, 42 
  • Clyde (steamer):  Davises on, 582 
  • Cobb, Howell (sketch, 3:394):  assignments, 14, (Davis), 5, 170, 305, 512, 520, 525, 554; J. E. Brown and, 93, 211; criticized, 246, 445; on Brown, 211, 343, CSA records, 235-36, conscription, 256-57, 283, 343, Davis' proclamation, 525, Hood, 283, Johnston, 283, 343, 347, morale, 256-57, 283, 294, 343, slaves as soldiers, 347, Tenn. campaign, 257, 283; operations, 4, 9, 171, 206, 451, 501-2, 542, (Davis), 3, 454, 512, 525, 526; praised, 405, 448; speaks in Ga., 66, 68, 80, 405, 465; troop strength, 207, 511; Ls to, 3, 5, 170, 512, 554; Ls from, 4, 9, 169, 235-36, 256-57, 283, 343, 501-2, 511, 525; mentioned, 41, 347, 362, 477, 484, 486, 531 
  • Cobb, Mary Ann L.(sketch, 484):  L to, 483-84 
  • Cobb, Thomas R. R. (sketch, 8:134), 204, 445 
  • Cobden, Richard, 231, 425 
  • Coe, William H.:  L to, 573 
  • Cohen, ------, 216 
  • Cokesbury, S.C.:  Davis travels through, 568 
  • Cole, Archibald H., 236, 412 
  • Cole, Charles H. (ident., 33), 27, 59 
  • Coleman, Chapman, 432 
  • Coleman, Mary Ann C., 432 
  • Coles, Hiram E., 67 
  • Collins, P. E.:  L from, 174; mentioned, 284 
  • Colquitt, Alfred H. (sketch, 9:249), 169 
  • Colston, Raleigh E. (sketch, 524), 521, 525 
  • Columbia, S.C.:  burned, 400; Davis speaks at, 81-88, visits, 91; Davis' speech criticized, 89, 90, 223, 354, 465, defended by Davis, 282-83; defenses, 128, 325, 372, 374, 376; Naval Powder Works, 144, 281; new prison site, 99, 128, 131, 168-69, (Davis), 129; prisoners at, 116, 172, 213; U.S. operations, 341, 351, 361, 363, 375, 399, 404, 421, 424, 441-42, 458; L from citizens, 81 
  • Columbus, Ga.:  blacks volunteer, 525; Davis speaks at, 76; defenses, 16, 117, 207, 246-47, 258, 511, 528, 542; threatened, 328, 348-49, 501, 512, (Davis), 526 
  • Columbus Sun, 65, 105 
  • Colyar, Arthur S., 313 
  • Commissary Department:  commissary general appointed, 312, 394; criticized, 117, 307, 440, 459; Davis on, 435; estimates, 137; funds for, 239-40, 281, 364, 412; supplies for Indians, 138.  See also Northrop, Lucius B.; St. John, Isaac M. 
  • Committee on the Conduct of the War, 155 
  • Concord, Miss., skirmish, 415 
  • Concord, N.C.:  Davis travels through, 549 
  • Conestoga, USS, 598 
  • Confederate Powder Works (Augusta), 181, 203, 296 
  • Confederate States:  abuses by agents, 36, 77, 99, 159, 161, 216, 280, 343, 346, 417, 462, 488, 529; agents abroad, 57, 58, 160, 236-37, 269, 278, 351, 425-26, in Canada, 24-28, 59, 194-95, 217, 247, 344-45, 417, 432-33, 480; archives, 126, 504-5, 509, 567-68, 578, 579; compared with Great Britain, 369; Davis' message to, 502-3; days of fasting and prayer, 354, 433; finances, 27, 32, 83, 217, 233-34, 266, 269-72, 277-78, 279, 306, 340, 351, 353, 392, 405, 409, 412, 439, 447, 449, 477-80, 509, 557, 575, 578, (Davis), 148, 437, 443, 568, (1862-63), 596-97, 599-600; flag (Davis), 317; governors and, 52, 54-55, 117, 187, 300-301; manufacturing (non-government), 53, 338, 400, 412; morale, ix, 57, 252, 253, 254, 266, 327, 346, 348, 404, 409, 441, 442, 453, 470, 556, 565, 569, (Davis), 58, 79, 288, 318, 383, 430, 438, 532, 551, 558, 559; passport policy, 314, 349; population statistics, 23-24; press patronage, 105; prices, 18, 76, 94, 116, 117, 132, 159, 188, 216, 338, 459; publishing, 213; railroad construction, 408, 429, control, 112, 253, 307, (Davis), 265; reforms suggested, 402; secret service, 4, 34, 98, 130-31, 217, 340-41, 351-52, 368, 415-16, 432, 508, 600, funds, 3, 31, 40, 103-4, 120, 174, 330-31; taxes, 18, 72, 73, 127, 147-48, 172, 188, 255, 267, 270, 305, 352-53, 359, 404, 412, 477-78, (Davis), 79, 437-38, 443-44; tax in kind, 117, 137, 150, 171-72, 255, 352-53, 359, (Davis), 148.  See also Davis, Jefferson--president 
  • Congress:  adjournment, 53, (Davis), 434; army and (Davis), 365; artillery bill, 410; blacks as soldiers, 310, 311, 413, 460; Commissary Dept. investigation, 394; committee on public defense, 313; composition of, 107; conscription, 38; cotton ownership, 479, trade, 50, 52, 600; criticized, 367, 453, 489, (Davis), 429, 483-84, 487, 584; Davis and, xliii, 290, 308, 311, 412, 485, 486, on, 254, 287, 309; Davis' messages to, 147, 377-79, 406-8, 434, 437-48, praised, 237, written, 279; delegations meet with Davis, 298, 299, 346, 485; foreign loan, 271; funds for publications, 236; horses for cavalry, 100; Johnston and 290, 301, 307; Lee and, 290; opposition to Davis, 75, 290, 445, 524; railroad control, 311; resolutions on Deerhound, 429, Johnston, 406; salaries (Davis), 435; secret sessions, 158, 310, 313, (Davis), 234, 448; soldiers' relief, 93; trade regulations, 488; vessel construction, 595; Ls of transmittal, 151, 158, 160, 192, 212, 213, 215, 217, 223, 234, 244, 257, 268, 284, 340, 358, 392, 399, 403, 416, 429, 434; Ls from congressmen, 268, 371.  See also House of Representatives; Senate 
  • Conner, James (sketch, 10:558):  assignment, 296, (Davis), 278, 285; on Charleston defenses, 300; requested, 252 
  • Conolly, Thomas:  Davis and, xlv, xlvi 
  • Conrad, Charles M. (sketch, 4:153):  on Davis, 485; mentioned, 313 
  • Conrad, Thomas N.:  Davis and, 368; secret service funds, 40, 331; L from, 368 
  • conscription:  abuses, 20, 21, 39, 76, 78, 132, 152, 333, 349-50, 372, (Davis), 94; Ala., 18, 37, 39, 244; Ark., 175; criticized, 283, 343, 405, 438; Davis on, 54-55, 75, 79, 83-84, 94, 191-92, 202, 365-66, 386, 438, 488, 540; exemption policy, 41, 94, 191, 368, (Davis), 148, 438; exemptions (Davis), 429, 438, 540, for academics, 149, agriculture, 112, 158, 202, health, 314, mail contractors, 390, 391, mechanics, 416, 448, 494, (Davis), 104, 110, ordnance employees, 296, overseers, 129, 315, slaveowners, 103, state officials, 187, 372; Fla., 55, 130; foreign-born (Davis), 54; Ga., 4, 18, 37, 49, 93, 127, 152, 186, 256-57, 293, 372, 405, 416; Miss., 18, 37, 150, 160, 188, 348; Navy Dept., 390; Niter and Mining Bureau, 256; N.C., 20, 81, 149, 187, (Davis), 59, 92, 267; Ordnance Bureau, 256, 296; Post Office Dept., 260-61, 390, 391; Quartermaster's Dept., 103; Seddon on, 6-7, 136-37, 187; S.C., 12, 41-42, 55, 114, 129, 158, 257, 429; statistics, 411-12; Stephens on, 308; substitutes, 158, 202, (U.S.), 73, 131, 352; support for, 103; Texas, 172, 397-98; U.S., 5, 26, 27, 32, 41, 74, 83, 89, 132, 177, 199, 341, 391-92, (Davis), 74; Va., 40, 191-92; War Dept., 137 
  • Conscription Bureau:  abolishment threatened, 40, 238, 315, 431, (Davis), 329; criticized, 17-18, 37-38, 349-50, 448; Davis on, 18, 35, 149, 192, 329; details order, 94; estimate, 137; Lee on, 20-21; officers, 21, 35, 40, 112, 191, 196, 411-12; reforms, 112, 191, 238, 315; reports on exemptions, 191, 202, 368, 391; Trans-Miss., 223.  See also Preston, John S. 
  • Constitution:  Davis and, 371, on, 162, 334, 348, 353, 369, 433, 487; G. Davis on, 444; and slavery, 126; treaty power, 89 
  • Constitution, U.S.:  Lincoln and, 259-60; Thirteenth Amendment, 381, 388, (Davis), 378 
  • Cook, Philip, 511 
  • Cooke, John R. (sketch, 9:193), 22, 23 
  • Cooper, Douglas H. (sketch, 3:31), 159, 337, 404 
  • Cooper, Frances C.:  L from, 159 
  • Cooper, Samuel (sketch, 1:108):  Army of Tenn. correspondence, 268, 331, 405; and CSA archives, 568; criticized, 160, 601; Davis and, 486; flight from Richmond, 568; Johnston's orders, 422; opinions and reports on Andersonville, 16, J. R. Chalmers, 315, conscription, 191-92, V. Davis, 505, deserters, 79, Forrest, 268, general staff, 169, Ga. operations, 169, D. H. Hill, 121, impressment claims, 198, intemperance, 234, Johnston's report, 331, J. Phelan, 277, R. S. Ripley, 72, 122, scouts battalion, 512-13, staff officers, 122, 169, 314, Valley troops, 197; Ls and Es to, 93, 110, 113, 114, 131, 180, 256, 277, 459, 510, 511, 525; Ls and Es from, 56-57, 116-17, 121, 169, 191-92, 193, 234, 268, 305, 376, 459, 512-13; mentioned, 12, 33, 78, 170, 171, 241, 373, 422, 459, 496, 539.  See also Adjutant and Inspector General's Office 
  • Cooper, William K., 159 
  • Copperheads, 29 
  • Corinth, Miss., 43, 179, 189, 206-7, 249, 333 
  • Corse, Montgomery D. (sketch, 9:250), 536 
  • cotton:  Ala., 100, 226, 340, 432, 450; Ark., 280; Augusta, 295, 360; burning of, 241, 357, 401, 495, (Davis), 425, 427; Charleston, 160, 182, 215, 270, 364, 377, 401; CSA-owned, 115-16, 147, 160, 193, 196, 216, 217-18, 226, 234, 270, 272, 304, 305, 306, 342, 344, 351, 364, 432, 449, 450, 477; CSA policies, 14, 73, 169-70, 182, 197, 215-16, 239-40, 304, 305, 306, 338, 340, 342, 344, 351, 363, 391, 392, 412, 414, 444, 447, 449, 477-78, 486, 529, 531, (Davis), 14, 340, 487, (1861), 594; freight rates, 160, 182; Ga., 169-70, 476-77, 486; impressed, 103, 338, 344, 391, 444, 449, 479; La., 77, 104, 129, 214, 224, 268, 343-44; Memphis, 128, 150; Miss., 14, 76-77, 78, 104, 128, 129, 150, 196, 214, 224, 253, 268, 343-44, 458, 529; prices, 147, 150, 215, 447, 478, 480; sales abroad (1863), 599-600; Savannah, 241, 326, 360, 377, 398, 408; statistics, 215, 217-18, 259; Texas, 103, 390, 447; Trans-Miss., 234, 237, 279, 280, 312-13, 344, 350-51, 487, 600; trade abroad, 57, 100, 160, 169-70, 182, 196, 215-16, 226, 239-40, 259, 270, 272, 280, 350, 351, 390, 414, 426, 447, 450, 479, 480, 599-600, (Davis), 340, 594; U.S. and, 241, 280, 338, 341, 398, 478, 480; Wilmington, 160, 182, 196, 212, 215, 398, 411 
  • Cotton Bureau:  Congress investigates, 237, 312-13; reports on, 344, 350-51 
  • Couper, Alexander W.:  L from, 248 
  • Courtenay, Thomas E.:  L from, 600 
  • Cox, [John T.?], 76 
  • Coxe, Robert E., 480 
  • Craig, James D.:  L from, 92 
  • Craig, Maria B.:  L from, 174 
  • Crane, Charles L.:  L from, 215 
  • Crawford, Martin J.:  Davis visits, xli 
  • Crawford, Thomas (sketch, 6:7):  Davis on (1855), 589 
  • Creek:  Davis on, 281-82 
  • Crenshaw, Lewis, 564 
  • Cresap, Charles J. P.:  L from, 442 
  • Crook, George, 304 
  • Cruger, Lewis:  L from, 397 
  • Cuba:  CSA and, 30, 62, 595; Davis' possible escape to, 580; filibuster, 578 
  • Cunningham, Arthur S., 67 
  • Cunningham, Sidney P.:  L from, 9 
  • Cunningham, William L.:  L from, 159 
  • Curtis, Samuel R. (sketch, 8:216), 179 
  • Custer, George A., 376, 538 
  • Cutter, ------, 187  

D

  • Dahlgren, John A. (sketch, 10:242), 155, 401
  • Dalton , Ga. , 13, 61, 110
  • Dangerfield, J. E. P., 151
  • Daniel, Augusta T. (sketch, 8:192): L from, 157
  • Daniel, Raleigh T., 157
  • Danville , Va. : CSA offices, 526; Davis in, 500-530, on, 504, speaks at, 60; defenses, 531, 542, ( Davis ), 526, 530; supply depot, 522, 526; surrendered, 508
  • Danville Railroad. See Richmond & Danville Railroad
  • Dardanelle , Ark. , 141
  • Darling, Horace M. (ident., 10:324), 445
  • Davidson, Hunter, 144
  • Davies, John W. (sketch, 505): Davis and, 503
  • Davies, William W. (sketch, 506): Davises and, 506
  • Davis, ------ (Capt.), 318
  • Davis, Alfred W. G. (sketch, 8:122): L from, 99
  • Davis, Ann Boyle (niece-in-law) (sketch, 3:326), 288
  • Davis, Eliza Van Benthuysen (sister-in-law) (sketches, 1:272, 2:122), 587
  • Davis, George (sketch, 230): Davis and, 230, 566; on armistice, 555, CSA conditions, 555, continuing war, 555, 562, cruisers, 227, Davis, 230, presidential powers, 197, state courts, 10, 444, Vance, 197; official opinions on cotton contract, 182, executive clemency, 349, Ky. funds, 197; resigns, 566; Ls to, 566; Ls from, 130, 182, 192, 197, 214-15, 349, 444, 555; mentioned, 511. See also Justice Department
  • Davis, Henry W. (sketch, 7:119), 131
  • Davis, Hugh Jefferson (great-grandnephew) (ident., 288)
  • Davis, Hugh Landon (grandnephew) (sketch, 288), 214, 253, 286 ( Davis ), 449
  • Davis, Hugh Robert (nephew) (sketch, 1:275): CSA services, 288; Ls to, 46, 286-88, cited, 291, 292; Ls from, 42-43, 80, 128-29

Davis, Jefferson

  • education: Transylvania , 320; USMA, 99, 584
  • family: captured, 582-83; concern for, 288, 291, 448-49, 469, 483, 504, 510, 541, 558-60, 566, 580-81; CSA service, 22, 214, 224, 253, 268, 286, 288, 338, 415, 434, 442-43, 446, 448-49, 508, 509, 512-13; daughter's baptism, xlvi; dog, 507; governess, 157; leaves Richmond, 483, 505; reports on, 80, 104, 129, 214, 395-96, 415, 469, 514-15, 540, 543, 545-46, 556, 572, 576, 579-80, 584; travels (1859, 1860), 46, 594. See also Davis, Varina Howell
  • Mexican War: associates, 23, 109, 126-27; Davis on, 501
  • military career (1828-35): Fort Winnebago , 3; Jefferson Barracks, 519
  • opinions: American Revolution, 76, 164, 325, 385; S. R. Anderson, 126-27; Appomattox escape, 544; army abuses, 127, morale, 291-92, 384, 566, 580, pay, 443-44, rank and file, 62, 188, 291-92, 353, strength, 405, 407, 540; Army of N. Va., 74, 386; Army of Tenn., 74, 75, 79, 85, 92, 286-87, 405; artillery, 98, organization, 180, 410; Atlanta campaign, 9, 61, 74-75, 92; Beauregard, 80, 91, 287, 289, 365, 386, 423, 584; Bentonville, 454; black prisoners of war, 62, 122-23, 599; Blair family, 316, mission, 323, 355-56; blockade-running, 226, 228-29; Bragg, 103, 257, 455, 490, 584; L. W. Brandon, 481; R. Brown(e), 507; W. M. Browne, 41, 434; D. C. Buell, 584; A. Burt, 546; B. F. Butler, 62, 65; J. A. Campbell, 319, 380; Canada mission, 247, 432; N. Capen's book, 587; Capitol dome and extension (1850s), 588-93; cavalry, 285, 289, 566; J. R. Chalmers, 315, 443; Charleston defenses, 218, 240, 298, 299, 376-77, 400; M. Chesnut, 516; Commissary Dept., 435; CSA accomplishments, 75, 79, 500-501, finances, 411, 437-38, 443-44; Congress, 254, 287, 309, 429, 484, 487, 584, (1856), 590; conscription, 54-55, 79, 83-84, 94, 365-66, 386, 438, 488, 540; Conscription Bureau, 149, 192, 329; consolidation, 193, 239; Constitution, 162, 334, 353, 369, 433, 487; continuing war, 549, 551, 558, 559, 564; court-martial policy, 431; T. Crawford (1855), 589; criticism, 76, 79-80, 229, 283, 287, 291-92, 369, 468, 484, 487, 490; cruisers, 19, 226-29; A. T. Daniel, 157; Danville defenses, 526, proclamation, 517; deserters and skulkers, 66, 83-84, 109, 193-94, 386, 396; disaffection, 52, 63, 385, 430; disbanding units, 442, 544; D. T. Disney (1856), 590; disobedience, 432; J. Donelson (1853), 587; Early, 63, 112; emancipation, 205, 378, 413, 457, 461; Erlanger loan, 147; European recognition, 75, 147, 316, 317, 324-25, 413, 457, (1861), 594; exemptions, 110, 148, 202, 429, 437, 438; J. B. Floyd (1858), 591-92; H. S. Foote, 326, 333; Forrest, 80; free mail, 353; F. Gardner, 432; generals' discretion, 9, 122, 130, 181, 183, 246, 286, 314, 400, 432, 455, 512, 531, 543, 554; Ga. peace resolutions, 161-65; A. C. and J. H. Grant, 560; U. S. Grant, 51, 122-23, 584; H. Gray, 424; habeas corpus, 83, 151, 334, 438; Hampton, 404; Hampton Roads, 356, 377-82, 384, 387-89; Hardee, 70, 80, 91, 584; J. E. Harrison, 144; W. H. Hatch, 113; J. D. Hill, 458; his place in history, 319, political career, 74, presidency, 490, 550, 559; Hood, 50, 61, 85, 91, 92, 289, 584; House bills on executive mansion, 371, pay, 256; R. M. T. Hunter, 380; impressment, 79, 148, 393, 437; Indian Affairs, 138, 404, troops, 281-82; intemperance, 396; J. C. Ives, 224; J. M. Jayne, 444; A. Johnson, 551, 584; Johnston, 50, 52, 54, 61, 357, 406-8, 429, 562, 584; C. S. D. and G. W. Jones, 469; Jonesboro, 61, 92; judge advocate general, 180-81; J. L. Kemper, 149; Ky. provisional government, 193; F. Labauve, 285; land mines, 512; A. R. Lawton, 103; T. P. Leathers, 600; G. W. C. Lee, 261; R. E. Lee, 75, 123, 335-36, 374, 396, 406, 407, 500, 502, 523, 584; Lincoln, 84, 318, 379, 552, 584; Lincoln's death, 551, 552-53, 562, 584-85; Magruder, 260; Mallory, 580, 584; J. G. Martin, 254; J. E. Matthews, 77; McClellan, 584; mechanics, 104; Meigs (1857), 591; Mexico, 317-18, 324, 601-2; Miss. Brigade, 345; Mobile, 11, 74, 147, 365, 453; Monroe Doctrine, 324, 328; S. P. Moore, 516; Moorman's Battalion, 131; morale, 79, 84, 288, 314, 318, 383, 385, 430, 493, 532, 549-50, 564; Napoleon III, 75; N.C., 58-59, 91-92, armistice proposal, 540, conditions, 277, 493, recruiting, 267, troops, 58, 414; M. O'Melia, 503, 559-60; parolees, 520; patronage (1855), 588-89; peace, 51, 75, 76, 79, 92, 147, 148, 161-65, 228-29, 317-19, 323-25, 377-78, 383-85, 430, 438, 501; W. R. Peck, 304; Pemberton, 257, 282; J. J. Pettigrew (1862), 596; Port Royal (1861), 596; F. J. Porter, 584; C. Posey, 314; presidential election (1848), 587, powers, viii, 181, 348, 369, 429, 430, 433, 434, 554; press coverage, 484; prisoners of war, 46, 62, 120, 122-23, 148, 253, 286, 328, 427, 448-49, 492, 599; B. D. Pritchard, 585; promotion policy, 149; Quartermaster's Dept., 435; railroad construction, 402, control, 311; recommendations, 258; reconstruction (reunion), 75, 82, 84, 317, 377-78, 384-85, 430, 559; recruiting, 20, 100-101, 103, 193, 239, 366, 454, 461; reserves, 127, 149, 183; retaliation, 122-23; Richmond defenses, 423, 437, 454, 493; Richmonders, 564; R. S. Ripley, 122; Roddey, 341, 367; sabotage, 34, 398-99; Savannah defenses, 216, 218, 225, 240; J. S. Scott, 352; secession, 317, 334, 500; secret sessions, 448; Seddon, 368-69; Seward, 318, 322, 380; Sherman, 60, 225, 584; Sherman's army, 454; slavery, 76, 84, 148, 316-17, 378, 413, 500, 599; slaves as laborers, 148, 170, 353, as soldiers, 148, 353, 412-13, 427, 437-38, 460-61, 486, 492-93; E. K. Smith, 181, 197, 245-46; J. W. Smith, 589; S.C., 82-83, 85-86; staff officers, 122, 169, 258; L. D. Stamps, 291; state cooperation, 110, rights, 54, 76, 85-86, 287, 430, 500; Stephens, 282, 379-80; A. D. Steuart, 588; K. J. Stewart, 120, 149-50; strategy (attack in detail), 145, 406, 454, 490, 502-3, against Sherman, 3, 71, 74-75, 145, 181, 184, 194, 373, 400, 414, 531; supply problems, 291, 328, 392, 435, 455; surrender, 558, 574; W. T. Sutherlin, 542-43; R. Taylor, 584; Tenn. campaign, 194, 257, 286-87, 289; 1st Tenn. Infantry, 71; Texas Brigade, 425; Thirteenth Amendment, 378; G. H. Thomas, 584; R. Toombs, 265; torpedoes, 20, 328, 377; trade regulations, 50, 235, 340, 487; Trans-Miss. commander, 455; Tredegar Iron Works, 492; Trenholm, 270, 568; U.S. abuses, 79, 317, 324, advantages in war, 501, before war, 500, charges against self (1865), 584-85; Vance, 227-29, 334, 540; Va., 50-51, 335; von Borcke, 242; T. U. Walter (1858), 592-93; Wilmington defenses, 116, 227, 229; Wofford's assignment, 347; women's contributions, 58, 61, 75, 79, 86-87, 386; A. R. Wright, 183
  • personal: attends funerals, xlii, xliii, wedding, xliii; belongings, 500, 503-4, 515, 559-60, 567-68, 578; Biblical allusion, 385; courtship of V. Davis, 587; described, 60, 68, 504, 505, 549, 581, 599, (character), 11, 60, 93, 230, 260, 333, 346, 353, 505, 513, 550, 580, (self), 74, 484, 541, 549, 550, 559, 585, (speaking style), 58, 60, 64-65, 90, 389, (state of mind), 90, 94, 253, 299, 430, 485, 506, 541, 550, (temper), 316, 355, 601, (work habits), 12, 81, 279; finances, 91, 402, 412, 429, 469, 503, 510, 559, 574, 579, (1838), 587, (1863), 600; gifts for, 80, 155, 194, 244, 247, 462; health, xli, 11, 138, 206, 216, 226, 234, 238, 247, 251, 253, 258, 282, 325, 356, 371, 385, 393, 397, (1844), 587; historical allusions, 287, 383, 384, 406, 457; horses, 441-42, 501, 507; letter of introduction, 105; literary allusions, 80, 317, 484, 594; provenance of correspondence, 292, 398, 415, 434, 437, 445, 465, 468, 488, 502, 504, 510, 515, 521, 540, 541, 543, 544, 546, 548, 556, 557, 560, 565, 566, 567-68, 568-69, 570, 572, 574, 577, 578, 579, 581, 583, 584; recommendations (civilian), 214, 477, (military), 56-57, 135, 234, 469; religion, xliii, 62, 79, 87, 123, 147, 260, 288, 305, 328, 385, 386, 391, 433, 434, 503, 504, 510, 512, 526, 541, 550, 559, 560, 576; sits for sculptor, 505; social life, xliii, (1858), 593; vacation (1859), 46; weapons, 481, 574
  • planter, 501
  • politics (prewar): Davis on, 74; House colleague, 131; Miss. allies, 585; speeches, 389
  • postwar career: conversation with J. H. Wilson, 584-85; indictment, 30; in Miss. (1867-68), 291, 292; prison, 518, 519, 548, 582-83, 585
  • president: aides' assignments, 38-39, 54, 56, 224, 226, 261, 434, 508, rank, 435; aides reply for, 14, 103, 212, 244, 257, 265, 285, 396, 434, 441, 448, 527, 551, travel with, 60, 508, 582; appointment policy, 74, 260, 369, 458, 529, 554; appointments (aides), 12, 255, (cabinet) 171, 377, 579, (general in chief), 337, (generals), 137, 189, 193, 245, 304, 372, 399, 404, 430-31, 434, 596, (officers), 79, 150, 194; armistice agreements, 427-28, 552, 558, 562; authorizes disbursement of funds, 575, discharge, 443, espionage, 34, funds, 57, 92-93, 118, 213, 214, 254, 265, 286, 341, 364, 376, 424, 426, 429, (secret service), 3, 40, transfers, 104, 116-17; and cabinet, 279, 339, 558-59; captured, 582-83, 584-85; in Charlotte, 543, 549-64; clemency and pardons, 3, 19, 35, 66, 124, 152, 190, 192, 194, 213, 239, 245, 601, policy, 349, 396; confers with W. Akin, 299, A. W. Aston, 402, L. S. Baker, 205, C. Barton, 158, Beauregard, 90, 552, Blair, 315-19, 323-25, 328, T. S. Bocock, 346, E. C. Boudinot, 337, Bragg, 551, 581-82, J. C. Breckinridge, 428, 486, 581-82, W. C. P. Breckinridge, 581-82, W. J. Bromwell, 356, S. F. Cameron, 34, H. L. Clay, xlii, D. Clopton, 153, congressmen, xlii, xliii, xlv, 298, 299, 346, 485, T. N. Conrad, 368, J. R. Davis, 443, G. G. Dibrell, 581-82, B. W. Duke, 581-82, J. A. Duncan, xlv, F. W. Earnest, 283-84, A. Elzey, 581, S. W. Ferguson, 581-82, C. D. Foote, 248, E. Frasier, 34, Ga. delegation, xliii, 299, J. F. Gilmer, 423, J. Goode, xlv, J. Gorgas, 257, 282, 426-27, W. A. Graham, xliv, 430, D. Green, 259, G. St. L. Grenfell, 601, Hardee, 67-68, J. W. Headley, xlvi, G. A. Henry, 234, B. H. Hill, 382, T. H. Holmes, 492, Hood, 70, E. M. Hudson, 420, R. M. T. Hunter, 430, W. P. Johnson, 398, Lawton, 582, E. G. Lee, 150, R. E. Lee, 81, 120, 428, S. D. Lee, 68, Longstreet, 428, E. Longuemare, 601-2, F. S. Lyon, 153, J. G. Martin, 297, R. M. Martin, xlvi, D. K. McRae, 334, N.C. legislators, 230, 334, W. S. Oldham, 254, 398, J. L. Orr, 430, W. H. Parker, 579-80, W. N. Pendleton, xliii, 410, J. J. Pettigrew (1862), 596, Polish delegation, xli, B. L. Posey, xlii, J. S. Preston, 112, F. H. Robertson, 582, A. M. Ross (1863), 599, E. J. Sanders, 239, L. Sanders, 28, R. Semmes, xliv, W. Smith, 354, 528, W. A. Smith, xlv, S.C. delegation, 298, Stephens, 355-56, 357-58, 379-80, A. P. Stewart, 68, K. J. Stewart, 120, F. Stringfellow, xlv, W. T. Sutherlin, 441, 500-501, 508, R. Taylor, 75-76, W. H. Thomas, xlii, Vance, 560, J. C. Vaughn, 581-82, Va. congressmen, xlii, xlv, 346, Watts, 92, Wofford, 347, 456; correspondence, 62, 244, 412, 579; cotton and tobacco burning, 425, 427; criticized, viii, 46, 75, 105, 205, 262-64, 290, 294, 343, 345-46, 349-50, 351, 357, 369-70, 410, 448, 458, 464, 466, 467, 486, 488-89, 496, 562, 563, (cruisers), 157, 226-29, (generals), 57-58, 73-74, 88, 253, 313, 346, (1862), 597, (Johnston), 54, 57-58, 252, 260, 290, 307, 308, 333, 343, 417-18, (Macon speech), 64-66, 73, 89, 90, (peace), 223, 238, 353-54, 369, 380, 428; in Danville, 500-530; Executive Mansion expenses, 217, 371, 402, 429; flight from Richmond, 452, 499, 503-4, 510, 526, 528, 530, 541, 543, 549, 551, 553-54, 557-60, 566, 577-78, 580-81, 582, (possible escape), 446-47, 548, 556, 559, 561, 563, 568, 569, 572, 573-74, 576, 580, 582; in Greensboro, 528, 531, 532, 541, 542; inauguration (1861), 74; letter books, 579; messages to Congress, 147, 377-79, 406-8, 434, 437-38, written, 279; peace efforts (1861, 1863), 79, 83, 387; praised, 59, 93, 103, 112-13, 121, 125, 137, 152, 237, 306, 339, 346, 360-61, 371, 389, 391, 392, 403, 404, 405, 430, 442, 453, 464, 468, 488, 525, 565, 568, 579; proclamations, 123, 354, 502-3; reception, xliii; reprimands Hood, 9, Pickett, 193-94, E. K. Smith, 94, 246, Stephens, 283, Whiting, 115; resignation suggested, 555, 565; salary, 424; secret service funds, 331; speaks at African Church, 382-86, Augusta, 60, 79-80, Camp Lee, 427, Charlotte, 58-59, 549-50, Columbia, 81-88, Columbus, 76, 81, Danville, 60, Greensboro, 58, 60, 91-92, 540, Macon, 60-63, Montgomery, 74-75, 81, Palmetto, 70-71, Salisbury, 58, 81, (1861), 594; support for, 215, 243, 306, 399, 447; vetoes, 52, 348, 353, 434, 435, 443-44. See also Confederate States
  • relations with: W. G. O. Allen, xlvi; A. D. Bache (1860), 594; E. Barksdale, 371; V. C. Barringer, 549; W. H. C. Bartlett, 457; Beauregard, 56, 93; Benjamin, 414-15; Blair, 262, 315, 320, 323; Bonham, 129; Bragg, x, 245, 256, 565; J. C. Breckinridge, 583; J. E. Brown, 329; W. M. Browne, 38, 41, 258, 268, 434; G. M. Bryan, 255; Buchanan (1858), 591-92; A. Burt, 567; cabinet, 356; J. A. Campbell, 380; J. and M. B. Chesnut, 13, 81, 90, 91, 101, 554; C. Clark, 110; C. C. Clay, 418; Congress, 308; T. Conolly, xlv, xlvi; M. J. Crawford, xli; L. Cruger, 397; A. W. G. Davis, 99; G. Davis, 230, 566; J. R. Davis, 22; V. Davis, 514, 545, 569, 571; C. R. Dickson, 357; J. B. Floyd (1858), 592; J. Forsyth, 413; A. H. Garland, 107; H. Graham, 4; A. B. Greenwood, 138; T. B. J. Hadley, 259; Hampton, 404, 554, 568, 576; Hardee, 42, 70, 91; B. N. Harrison, 581; C. C. Harrison, 521; J. C. Haskell, 571; G. B. Hodge, 214; Hood, 71, 145, 450, 489; R. M. T. Hunter, 380; H. V. Johnson, 52, 53, 94; R. W. Johnson, 107, 109; Johnston, 58, 74, 254, 301, 331, 333, 404, 406, 418; J. M. Kinzie, 3; Lawton, 524; Lee, viii, 172, 206, 254, 262, 298, 422, 425, 492, 500, 523, 528; E. M. Leovy, 567; H. J. Leovy, 577; J. Limber, 547; J. H. Maddox, 415; Magruder, 139, 399, (1862), 597; Mallory, 579; J. W. Matthews, 77; E. and F. McGinnis(s), 519; Meigs (1850s), 588-93; J. Milton, 512; C. B. Mitchel, 106, 107; Northrop, 312; M. O'Melia, 506; W. S. Oldham, 486, 487, 488; Pendleton, 253; M. W. Philips, 54; J. S. Preston, 40; R. Saxton, 547; Seddon, 182, 339, 369; J. W. Smith, 588; P. F. Smith, 588; Stephens, 174, 223, 282, 306; M. B. Steuart, 588; F. Stringfellow, 119; E. V. Sumner, 519; W. T. Sutherlin, 508; G. Tochman (1861), 595; R. Toombs, 263, 265; Trenholm, 568; Vance, 448, 532, 539, 554, 564; H. W. Walter, 39; Watts, 404, 486; J. T. Wood, 528; L. P. Yarrington, 42; Yulee, 126
  • secretary of war: additional generals, 588; army dentists, 116; Capitol and Post Office extensions, 588-91; Congress and, 590; residence, 589, 590
  • Senate: Capitol and Post Office extensions, 591-94; election to, 585; Kossuth support, 563; Pacific Railroad, 593; promotion list, 591; social life, 593; speeches, 389; USMA commission, 594; vacation, 46
  • servants and slaves: R. Brown(e), 504, 583; captured, 582-83; Caroline, 445; A. Carter, 445; J. Carter, 446; P. Carter, 446; S. Carter, 446; Fannie, 267; hired out (1863), 445; I. Martin, 445; E. McGinnis(s), 514, 519; F. McGinnis(s), 519; Sara, 560; Spencer, 504; S. Walker, 564; Washington, 514
  • Davis, Jefferson, Jr. (son) (sketch, 6:110): described, 514; L to, 442-43; mentioned, 510, 570
  • Davis, Joseph Emory (brother) (sketch, 1:19 ): Davis and, 585, 587, on, 291; health, 415, 445; L from, 444-45; mentioned, 396, 508, 509
  • Davis, Joseph Evan (son) (sketch, 6:250), 76, 507
  • Davis, Joseph Robert (nephew) (sketch, 6:265): after Appomattox , 546, 570; Appomattox campaign, 502, 520, 524; Davises and, 434, 442-43, 502, 515, 520; morale of troops, 386; on Petersburg , 21-22, 481; Ls from, 21-22, 481, 502
  • Davis, Laura McGehee (grandniece-in-law) (ident., 288)
  • Davis, Margaret Howell (daughter). See Hayes, Margaret Davis
  • Davis, Robert Hugh (nephew) (sketch, 2:228), 338
  • Davis, Samuel Emory (son) (ident., 5:11 ), 503, 560
  • Davis, Varina Anne (daughter) (sketch, 292): baptized, xlvi; described, 514, 545, 570, 572, ( Davis ), 291; health, 573; L to, cited, 507; mentioned, 445, 510, 513, 560
  • Davis, Varina Howell (wife) (sketch, 2:53): belongings, 506, 560, 564, 567; captured, 582-83; Davis and, 510, 513-15, 559-60, 565, 571, 576, 579; J. R. Davis and, 21-22, 481, 502, 546; described, 320; finances, 563, 569, 573, 575; flight from Richmond, 483, 486, 489, 491, 505, 507, 510, 513-15, 540, 543, 544-46, 553, 556, 559-60, 566, 569-70, 573, 576, 579, 580, 582-83, 583-84; friends, xlv, 319, 320, 484, 516, 519, 564; gifts for, 80; health, 291, 397, 570, (1860), 594; on Abbeville, 545, armistice, 546, Bragg, 514, R. Brown(e), 507, Burts, 545, Charlotte, N.C., 513-14, Chesnuts, 514, 540, children, 514, 545, 570, 584, C. C. Clay, 90, 540, 545, G. Davis, 230, Davis, 513, 569, (1844), 587, Davis' proclamation, 514, Ga. conditions, 570, B. N. Harrison, 514, her plans, 540, 569, 573, 576, 584, her possessions, 506, Johnston's surrender, 573, L. M. Johnston, 513, Lee's surrender, 544-45, 570, J. Limber, 547, 570, Lincoln's death, 546, McGinnis(s)es, 519, S. P. Moore, 513, outcome of war, 571, Richmond evacuation, 513-14, Seward, 322, strict construction, 569-70, A. Weill, 514, Wigfall, 513-14; and servants, 267, 505, 506, 507, 514-15, 519, 559-60; travels (1859-62), 46, 594, 598; Ls to, 503-4, 510, 541, 557-60, 565, 566, cited, 292, 312, 380, 507, 508, 519, 571; Ls from, 491, 513-15, 540, 544-46, 556, 569-70, 573, 576, 583-84, (1844), 587, cited, 484, 506, 507, 518, 519, 561, 564, 571, 575; mentioned, 12, 28, 57, 93, 102, 129, 188, 212, 292, 360, 396, 415, 418, 442, 443, 447, 469, 593
  • Davis, William Howell (son) (sketch, 8:182), 510, 514, 545, 570
  • Deacon, Edward P. (sketch, 321), 318
  • Dearborn, Henry, 90
  • Dearing, James, 303, 522
  • Dearing, St. Clair, 92
  • De Bow, James D. B. (sketch, 8:218), 196
  • Declaration of Independence , 167
  • Deerhound (British yacht), 143, 429
  • De Jarnette, Daniel C., 309
  • De Leon, Edwin (sketch, 6:27 ), 390
  • De Leon, Thomas C. (sketch, 8:189): L from, 390
  • Democratic party: CSA and, 432-33; 1864 convention, 23, 26, 29, 41, 73, 89, 174, platform, 58, 166-67; and Sons of Liberty, 31
  • Dent, John C.: Davis on, 213; mentioned, 342, 436
  • Department of South Carolina , Georgia , and Florida , 70, 71, 72, 374
  • Department of the Ohio ( U.S. ). See Schofield, John M.
  • De Saussure, William F., 271
  • de Trobiand, Philippe R. D., 22
  • Devin, Thomas C., 321
  • Dewey, Elizabeth L. (sketch, 516), 513
  • Dewey, Thomas W. (sketch, 516), 513
  • Dibrell, George G.: Davis and, 566-67, 581-82; recommended, 297; Saltville, 96
  • Dickison, John J., 55
  • Dickson, Christopher R. (sketch, 7:54 ), 357
  • Dinwiddie Court House , Va. , Battle of, 491, 495, 498
  • disaffection: Davis on, 52, 63, 385, 430; East Tenn., 199, 283-84; Fla., 332; Ga., 11, 41, 72, 199, 283, 293, 332, 342, 372, 426; Miss., 78-79, 188; Mo., 176, 177-78, 453; N.C., 118, 122, 150-51, 199, 254, 334, 397, (Davis), 58, 277, 334; S.C., 12, 88, 199, 500; U.S., 27; Va., 150-51. See also reconstruction (reunion)
  • Dismal Creek , Va. , 95
  • Dismukes, Sabina: L from, 102
  • Disney, David T.: Davis and (1856), 590
  • Ditzler, J.: L from, 41
  • Dodamead, Thomas H.: L from, 486
  • Dodd, Harrison H., 31
  • Doggett, Hugh S., 333
  • Donelson, John: Davis on (1853), 587
  • Double Wells, Ga. : Davises at, 577, 583
  • Dowling, Richard, 260
  • Drake, Edwin L.: L to, cited, 379
  • Drayton, Thomas F. (sketch, 1:70), 518
  • Drewry , CSS, 353
  • Drewry's Bluff, Va. , defenses, 135, 144
  • Dublin , Ga. : Davises at, 582
  • DuBose, Dudley M., 536
  • Duke, Basil W. (sketch, 8:334): Davis and, 551, 567, 581-82; on Davis , 550, 563, 578
  • Dumas, Edmund, 466
  • Dunbar, Julia: Davis and, 80
  • Duncan, James A. (sketch, 8:222): Davis and, xlv, 504; L to, 511; mentioned, 389
  • Duncan, John: L from, 194
  • DuPont, Charles, 55
  • Dupré, Lucius J. (sketch, 8:444): L from, 222
  • "Durst, Stephen A.": Ls from, 130-31, 340-41, 351-52
  • Dutch Gap, Va. , canal, 122-23, 135, 224, 236
  • Duvall's Bluff, Ark. , 175

 E

  • Early, Jubal A. (sketch, 9:209): criticized, 110, 112, 117, 195, 226; Davis on, 63, 112; Lee on, 112; recommended, 10, 19, 50; relieved, 226; Valley campaign, 98, 109-10, 112, 117, 145, 195, 203-4, 212, 225-26, 364; Washington raid, 51, 262, (Davis), 63; L from, cited, 321; L from his army, 376; mentioned, 8, 525
  • Early, Samuel H.: L to, 525
  • Earnest, Felix W.: L from, 283-84
  • Eastin, George B., 34
  • East Tennessee: conditions, 10-11, 47, 148-49; disaffection, 284; operations, 56, 123, 201-2, 249-50; resources, 123, 208; U.S. operations, 48, 144, 351, 450
  • East Tennessee & Georgia Railroad defenses, 110, 501-2, ( Davis ), 512
  • Echols, John (sketch, 451): Davis and, 452, 524, 525, 567; East Tenn., 151, 450, 459, 491; operations, 476, 521, 544, 550, 553; Saltville, 96, 97; mentioned, 518
  • Echols, Robert J. (sketch, 518), 514
  • Eckert, Thomas T., 370
  • Edey, Arthur H.: L from, 431-32
  • Edisto River , S.C. , 390-91, 395, 397, 399, 401
  • Edith (blockade-runner). See Chickamauga , CSS
  • Edmondston, Patrick M.: L from, 184-85
  • Edwards, John E., 403
  • Egypt : ex-CSA general in, 524
  • Elder, John A. (ident., 506)
  • Ellen (slave). See McGinnis(s), Ellen
  • Ellett, Bell & Fox, 506, 510
  • Elliot, Henry (ident., 49), 47
  • Elliott, G., & Co. , 358
  • Ellis, J. W.: L from, 358-59
  • Ellis, Powhatan, Jr., 194
  • Ellis, Towson , 403, 551
  • Elmira , N.Y. , raid, 120
  • Elzey, Arnold (sketch, 7:265): Davis and, 581; mentioned, 420
  • emancipation: consequences, 267, 380, 392, 468; exchange for CSA service, 136, 188-89, 195, 266, 345, 413, 461, 468, 476, 496, (Davis), 205, 461, for peace, 266-67, 321, 345, 391-92, for recognition, 271-72, 347, 425, (Davis), 413, 457; supported, 117, 125, 267, 391; Thirteenth Amendment, 381, 388, (Davis), 378
  • Emancipation Proclamation, 137, 381
  • Enfield rifles, 234, 596
  • Engineers, Bureau/Corps of: estimates, 137, 244, 284; officers' appointments ( Davis ), 458; slaves as laborers, 458. See also Gilmer, Jeremy F.
  • England . See Great Britain
  • Enterprize (barge), 358
  • Eppes, John W., 127
  • Eppes, Sarah C.: L from, 127
  • Erlanger loan: Davis on, 147; redemption, 340, 351; value of bonds, 88, 272; mentioned, 270, 479, (1863), 599-600
  • Europe: CSA refugees in, 132, 179; cotton trade, 259, 390, 477-78, (Davis, 1861), 594; loan from, 233-34, 270, 277-78; recognition, 73, 236-37, 278-79, 369, 419, 556, (Davis), 147, 316, 317, 324-25, 594, after emancipation, 271-72, 347, 425, (Davis), 413, 457; recruiting in, 57, 278-79, 390; support for Davis, 236-37; tobacco trade, 338, 480; U.S. recruiting in, 57, 58, 136, 279, (Davis), 147. See also France ; Great Britain
  • Evans, Benjamin F.: L from, 132
  • Eveleth, James, 589
  • Everett, Edward: Ls to, 589
  • Ewell, Richard S. (sketch, 7:339): Appomattox campaign, 533, 534; on Richmond fire, 515; Richmond defenses, 204, 260, 435, 495, 499, 521; mentioned, 493, 506
  • Ewell, William M., 284, 285
  • Ewing , George W., 311
  • Ezzard, J. T., 166

 F

  • Fagan, James F. (sketch, 8:365), 178
  • Fair Oaks , Va. , Battle of, 134
  • Fannie (slave), 267
  • Farish, Anna Stamps (niece) (sketch, 1:461), 442
  • Farish, Claiborne (nephew-in-law): L from, 442
  • Farley, James A., 304
  • Farmers Bank of Virginia , 91
  • Farmville , Va. , 521, 533-34
  • Farragut, David G. (sketch, 8:582), 114, 143
  • Farrand, Ebenezer, 326
  • Farrow, James, 299
  • Fayetteville , N.C. , 281, 440
  • Fayetteville Arsenal, 151
  • Feild, Hume R.: Davis on, 70
  • Ferguson , Samuel W. (sketch, 10:361): Davis and, 581-82; operations, 209, 509, 541, 553, 567; L to, 553; mentioned, 542
  • Fessenden, William Pitt (sketch, 6:196), 32
  • Ficklen, Fielding, 570, 579
  • Field, Charles W., 134
  • Finegan, Joseph (sketch, 10:448), 22, 23, 242, 397, 600
  • Fiser, John C., 234
  • Fish, Hamilton , 231
  • Fisher, E. J.: L from, 477
  • Fitzpatrick, Alexander: Ls from, 266-67
  • Five Forks , Va. , Battle of, vii, 497
  • Flanagin, Harris (sketch, 9:278): L from, 346
  • Flash, Henry L.: L from, 93
  • Florence , S.C. , prison camp, 99, 102, 111, 114, 128
  • Florida: commander, 18, 220, 242, 261, 399-97, 426; CSA records and specie, 126, 575, 578; conscription, 55, 130; Davis' possible escape from, 563, 580, 582; defenses, 55, (Davis), 184; disaffection, 332; military districts, 55, 332, 426; railroads, 55, 126, 332; resources, 9, 130, 332, 396-97; slaves, 55, 130, 332; support for Davis, 215; U.S. operations, 55, 130, 242, 261, 332, 426, 600
  • Florida , CSS, 143, 398, ( Davis ), 227
  • Florida Railroad, 55, 126
  • Florida troops: Fla. Brigade, 532-33; Perry's Brigade, 23, 133; militia, 18, 242; reserves, 55, 332; state troops, 55, 130; strength, 18, 23, 55, 130
  • Flournoy, Thomas S., 356, 379
  • Floyd, John B. (sketch, 6:166): Davis and (1858), 592-93, on, 591-92; L to, 591
  • Foote, Charles D.: L from, 248
  • Foote, Henry S. (sketch, 2:83): arrested, 467, ( Davis ), 326, 333; criticized, 259, 351, 463-64; on Davis, 66, Northrop, 311-12, peace, 167, 309
  • Foote, Rachel, 333
  • Ford, Rufus K.: Ls from, 67, 123
  • Forrest, Nathan Bedford (sketch, 8:512): assignments, 6, 16, 209, 268, 451, (Davis), 3-4, 9, 11, 45, 181, 454; criticized, 458; Davis on, 80; operations, vi, 43-44, 157, 176, 249, 329, 332, 458; organization of command, 411; praised, 44, 45, 74, 75; promoted, 268; recommended, 24, 244; recruiting by, 10, 19-20, 249-50; troop strength, 43, 349, 366; Ls from, 10, 43-44
  • Forsyth, John (sketch, 7:78): L to, 412-13; L from, 266
  • Fort Anderson , 372
  • Fort Delaware , 469, 583
  • Fort Fisher : Battles of (1864), 156, 240, 246, 247, 252, (1865), 330, 341, 369, ( Davis ), 330; Bragg and, 369; Davis visits (1863), 154; defenses, 153-54, 204, 254-55, 256, ( Davis ), 328-29; described, 154-55; mentioned, 391
  • Fort Gaines surrender ( Davis ), 144
  • Fort Gilmer , 78
  • Fort Harrison , v, 78, 154
  • Fort McAllister , 221
  • Fort McHenry , 583
  • Fort Mill , S.C. : Davis travels through, 568
  • Fort Monroe : Davis at, 548, 582-83; mentioned, 601
  • Fort Morgan , 27
  • Fort Scott , 141, 179
  • Fort Smith , 138
  • Fort Stedman , vii, 443, 456, 474, 475, 537
  • Fort Sumter , 85, 189, 594
  • Fort Warren , 583
  • Fort Winnebago : Davis and, 3
  • Foster, [James P.?], 128
  • Foster, John G. (sketch, 9:84), 233, 401
  • France : abolition sentiment, 425; CSA and, 26, 143, 237, 259, 269, 355, 376, 425, 449, ( Davis ), 75; cotton trade, 280, 447; and cruisers, 143, 232; Kenner mission, 269; Mexico and, 321, 355, 447, 601-2; U.S. and, 237, 259, 425, 548. See also Napoleon III
  • Franco-Carolina Bank, 271
  • Frankenthal, Jacob, 80
  • Franklin, Cyrus, 453
  • Franklin , Tenn. , Battle of, 249, 331
  • Franklin, Thomas R., 260
  • Fraser, John, & Co., 596
  • Fraser, Trenholm & Co., 480
  • Frasier, Edward: L from, 14; mentioned, 34
  • Frederick the Great: Davis on, 406, 457
  • free blacks. See blacks
  • Freeman, F. F., 159
  • Freeman, F. Kemper: L from, 434-35
  • French Revolution: Davis on, 287
  • French, S. Bassett: L from, 212
  • French, Samuel G. (sketch, 7:424): Mobile , 366, 370; L from, 36
  • French, Seth B., 239
  • Fry, Birkett D. (sketch, 296): operations, 172, 187, 293-94, ( Davis ), 181, 203; troop strength, 187; L to, 181; Ls from, 182, 183, 185, 293-94
  • Fuller, Thomas C.: L from, 192; mentioned, 231

G

  • Gaines , CSS, 143
  • Gainesville , Fla. , defenses, 55
  • Galveston , Texas , Battle of, 139-40
  • Gardner, Franklin : assignment, 152, ( Davis ), 267; criticized, 357, 432, ( Davis ), 432; Port Hudson (1863), 600; praised, 214; L to, 267; L from, 280; mentioned, 128, 189, 194
  • Gardner, William M.: assignment ( Davis ), 129, 131; on S.C. prisons, 128, 131; L from, 131; E by, 109
  • Garibaldi, Giuseppe, 508
  • Garland , Augustus H.: elected senator, 107; L from, 258-59
  • Garland , William H.: L from, 252-53
  • Garnett, William, 556
  • Gary, Martin W.: assignment ( Davis ), 544; L from, 544; mentioned, 134
  • Gause, William R.: L to, 194
  • Georgetown , S.C. , threatened, 129
  • Georgia: conditions, 161, 255-56, 462; congressmen and Davis, xliii, 299; conscription, 4, 18, 37, 49, 93, 127, 152, 186, 256-57, 293, 372, 405, 416, (Davis), 127; convention sentiment, 327, 343, 405, 462-63; cotton trade (Davis), 486; Davis' flight and capture, 580-85; Davis visits and speaks in, 60-63, 67-68, 70-71, 76, 79-80, 81; Davis' visit praised, 92, 93, 94; disaffection, 11, 41, 72, 199, 283, 293, 332, 342, 372, 426, 570; military districts, 220, 296, (Davis), 261, 277; morale, 10, 92, 93, 94, 102, 105, 135-36, 255-56, 256-57, 263, 283, 293-94, 327, 343, 372, 375, 405, 417, 462-64, 525, 584, (Davis), 60, 61, 91-92; operations, 10, 13, 14-15, 18, 74, 110, 157, 169, 170, 175, 182, 183-84, 185, 187, 188, 189-90, 197, 203, 206-8, 215, 238, 242, 246, 255, 256-57, 285, 293-94, 296-97, 325-26, 327, 328, 359-60, 426, 501-2, 525, (Davis), 9, 52, 62-63, 74-75, 80, 170, 181, 183-84, 185, 189, 194, 216, 238, 240, 287, 291, 297, 305, 372-73, 405; opposition to Davis, 41, 283, 299; peace resolutions, 153, (Davis), 161-65; railroads, 73, 100, 183, 184, 185, 190, 207, 215, 216, 238, 293, 297, 325-26, 327, 402, 408, 465; resources, 208, 256-57, 283, 285, 477; slaves, 45-46, 255, 285; support for Davis, 167, 405, 463; Ls to senators, 161-65; Ls from congressmen, 169, 192, senators, 153
  • Georgia , CSS, 231, 232
  • Georgia Central Railroad, 183, 184, 185, 189, 190, 215
  • Georgia Railroad, 184, 185, 295
  • Georgia troops: Augusta Battalion, 296; 3d Cavalry, 220; "Cobb Guards," 186; Cobb's Legion, 204; 1st Infantry, 116-17; 5th Infantry, 172, 220; 15th Infantry, 165; 18th Infantry, 456; 32d Infantry, 220; 36th Infantry, 93; 47th Infantry, 220; called up, 206-7, 330, 349, (Davis), 305, 334, 366, 373; deserters, 93, 161, 297, 347, 426; general officers, 192; militia/home guard, 49, 93, 186, 215, 219, 245, 293, 305, 511; recruiting, 117, (Davis), 454; reserves, 12, 16, 93, 127, 184, 186, 207, 215, 219, 243, 293, 300, 327, 349, (Davis), 79, 305, 347, 376-77; state troops, 183, 206, 297; strength, 172, 204, 206-7, 215, 219, 293, 296, 297, 334, 511
  • Geranium ( U.S. steamer), 401
  • Getty, George W., 205
  • Gibbes, Robert W.: L to, 284; Ls from, 284, 314
  • Gibson, Jane N.: L from, 150
  • Gilchrist, Susannah: L from, 158
  • Gilchrist, Thomas, 158
  • Gillem, Alvan C., 96, 201
  • Gillmore, Quincy A. (sketch, 10:242), 154, 401, 579
  • Gilmer, Francis M. (sketch, 479), 478
  • Gilmer, Jeremy F. (sketch, 8:341): assignment, 421, ( Davis ), 411, 414, 423, 541; Beauregard and, 423; on Hunley, 100; L to, 411; Ls from, 420, 427; mentioned, 508, 521. See also Engineers, Bureau/Corps of
  • Giltner, Henry L. (sketch, 96), 95
  • Gist, States Rights (sketch, 7:232), 102, 249
  • Glenn, David C. (sketch, 2:301): assignment ( Davis ), 257-58; criticized, 105
  • Glenn, Jesse A.: L from, 93
  • Glenn, R. Henry: L from, 123
  • Goldthwaite, Henry, 602
  • Gonzales, Ambrosio J. (sketch, 5:54 ), 599
  • Goode, John: Davis and, xlv
  • Goodwyn, Thomas J. (sketch, 88): L from, 116; mentioned, 82
  • Gordon, Eleanor K.: L from, 3; mentioned, 17
  • Gordon, John Brown (sketch, 10:209): Appomattox campaign, 499, 522, 533, 534, 537, 544; assignments, 205, 212; Fort Stedman, 474-75; Lee and, 537; on Appomattox, 538, 540, Sayler's Creek, 537; praised, 110; troop strength, 537; mentioned, 292
  • Gordon, William W., 3
  • Gorgas, Josiah (sketch, 7:228): Davis and, 257, 282, 426-27; on blacks as soldiers, 125, Davis, 66, manpower shortages, 416, Tredegar Iron Works, 494; L to, 481; E to, 56; mentioned, 8, 551. See also Ordnance Bureau
  • Govan, Daniel C., 4, 91
  • Graham, H[artley?]: L from, 4
  • [Graham, James?], 4
  • Graham, William A. (sketch, 10:201): Davis and, xliv, 430; on F. P. Blair, 322, Davis, 430, prisoner exchanges, 494, recognition for emancipation, 271; peace resolutions, 430; mentioned, 379, 485, 533, 560
  • Grahamville , S.C. , skirmish, 197
  • Granbury, Hiram B., 249
  • Grant, ------, 29
  • Grant, Ann C. (sketch, 564): Davises and, 506, 560
  • Grant, Henry, 314
  • Grant, James H. (sketch, 506): Davises and, 503, 560, 564
  • Grant, Julia D., 428
  • Grant, Ulysses S. (sketch, 8:323): Appomattox, 527, 528, 535-39; Davis on, 51, 122-23, 584; Hampton Roads, 364, 368, 370-71, 381; Lee and, 253, 523, 527, 528, 535, (Davis), 74, 122-23, 427-28, 438; Lincoln and, ix; on J. C. Dent, 436, Fort Stedman, 475-76, Mo. campaign, 178, Mobile, 455, 483, peace, 428, 429-30, 528, prisoners, 65, 103, 122-23, strategy, 146, 456, 476, 483, 498, G. H. Thomas, 451, trade through lines, 226, 478, Trans-Miss., 483, Wilmington, 155; peace efforts, 323, (Davis), 427-28, 438; Petersburg, 473-74, 498-99; reinforcements for, 123, 184, 189-90, 237, (Davis), 80, 145, 225, 416, (Lee), 132, 212, 224, 236, 238, 297, 363-64, 473-74; Sherman and, 108, 146, 178, 304, 352, 456, 562; strategy, 53, 95-96, 341, 351-52, (Davis), 145, 194, 416, 454, (Lee), 224, 236, 363-64, 473-74, 497; troop strength, 212, 474, 535, 561; Wilmington expeditions, 240, 304; mentioned, 66
  • Grant, William H., 507
  • Gray, Henry: Davis on, 424
  • Gray, Peter W. (sketch, 8:506): L from, 111; mentioned, 447
  • Great Britain: Alabama claims, 232; CSA and, 26, 143, 259, 355, 376, 425-26, 449; CSA funds, 57, 160, 182, 213, 239-40, 351, 424, 575, publicists, 57, 59, 425-26; cotton trade, 160, 182, 259, 340, 351, 414, 480; Davis on, 369; France and, 447; support for CSA, 36, 57, 59, 426, (Davis), 75; U.S. and, 84, 259, 345, 548
  • Greeley, Horace (sketch, 10:562), 25, 320, 433
  • Green, Duff (sketch, 2:603): Davis and, 259; on CSA policies, 447, 449, 479; L to, 259; Ls from, 259, 447, 449; mentioned, 477
  • Green, Thomas J.: L from, 596
  • Greensboro , N.C. : Davis at, 58, 91-92, 531, 540; mentioned, 485, 528
  • Greenville & Columbia Railroad, 419
  • Greenway, Benjamin, 152
  • Greenwood , Alfred B., 138, 337, 404
  • Greer, Elkanah B. (sketch, 7:269), 223
  • Gregg, David M. (sketch, 10:518), 236
  • Gregg, E. M.: L from, 255
  • Gregg, John, xlii
  • Gregg, Maxcy (sketch, 7:73), 571
  • Gregory, William H. (sketch, 7:111), 425
  • Grenfell, George St. L.: Davis and, 601
  • Grierson, Benjamin H. (sketch, 10:325), 176
  • Griffith, John, 415
  • Grigsby, Hugh B., 315
  • Grigsby, J. Warren, 47
  • Grimes, Bryan , 225
  • Griswoldville , Ga. , 65, 186
  • guerrilla warfare, 48, 95, 149, 555, 564, 565, (Lee), 553
  • Guerry, Theodore L., 165
  • Guirot, A. J., 252
  • Guthrie, James (sketch, 5:71): L to (1853), 587
  • Gwin, William M. (sketch, 2:105), 152

H

  • habeas corpus: Davis on, 83, 151, 334, 438; Mobile, 151; Richmond, 151; Savannah (1862), 597; Stephens on, 308; Va., 151; Wilmington, 151
  • Hadley, Thomas B. J.: L from, 259-60
  • Hagood, Johnson: Davis on, 149
  • Halleck, Henry W. (sketch, 8:5), 145, 178, 507
  • Halligan, John P., 326
  • Hamer, Mary Elizabeth Mitchell (Lise) (grandniece) (sketch, 3:56 ): on Davis, 446-47; L to, cited, 508
  • Hamilton, Jones S.: Ls from, 598, 599
  • Hammond, James H., 102, 445
  • Hampton , Preston , 134
  • Hampton, Wade (sketch, 7:424): assignments, 302, 329, 360, 560, (Davis), 332, 568; Davis and, 554, 557-58, 566, 568, 576; Lee and, 135, 329; on Army of Tenn., 440-41, Bentonville, 471, cavalry organization, 185, continuing war, 548, 556, 576, Davis' escape, 556, 566, 576, his assignment, 362, strategy, 422; operations, 78, 134, 135, 203, 424; paroled, 567; promoted, 404; Ls to, 404, 554, 568; Ls from, 548, 556, 576; mentioned, 133, 420, 533, 552
  • Hampton Roads, Va. , conference: commissioners, 356, 357-58, 364, 367-68, 370-71, 381; Davis on, 356, 377-78, 382, 383-85; Lincoln and, 358, 371, 379-82, 385; reports on, 378-79, 380; results, 392, 404, 405, 468, 494; Stephens on, 357-58, 380
  • Hancock, Winfield S., 581
  • Hardee, Mary L., 68
  • Hardee, William J. (sketch, 8:14): armistice, 533, 539-40; assignments, 57, 169, 184, 245, 277, 361, 420, 425, (Davis), 42, 70, 71, 170, 184, 219, 261, 284-85, 305, 373, 540; Atlanta, 3, 15, 35-36, 57, 69, 91, 102; Averasboro, 472; Bentonville, 456; Charleston, 297, 340, 343, 346, 347, 348, 359-60, 376, 397, 398, 399, 400, 402, 403; criticized, 15, 35-36, 69, 159, 362, 401; Davis and, 67-68, on, 70, 80, 91, 584; health, 401; Hood and, 42, 57, 64, 67-68, on, 15, 35-36; Jonesboro, 4, 5, 68, 71; Oconee River bridge, 184, 188; on Bragg, 188, Charleston, 359-60, 403, cotton in Savannah, 241, 326, 360, 408, Davis, 360, Hood, 67-68, 69-70, 71, 80, 102, recruiting prisoners, 100, 111, 256, strategy, 146, 296-97, 359-60, surrender, 375, Wheeler, 297; operations, 172, 181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 188, 189, 192, 296-97, 325-26, 327, 427, 440; reinforcements for, 9, 206, 297, 302, 325-26, 332, 343, 348, 405, (Davis), 235, 305, 314, 329, 334, 373, from, 115, 116, 170; resignation, 70; Savannah, 214, 215, 218-19, 233, 235, 241, 242, 243; secret service funds, 330-31; troop strength, 214, 219, 243, 302, 361, 372, 440, 470, (Davis), 373; Ls to, 3, 9, 42, 158, 184, 235, 284-85, 297, 305, 329, 370, 398, 400; Ls from, 3, 4, 5, 9, 71, 91, 102, 111, 152, 158, 171, 185, 188, 190, 233, 243, 296-97, 325-26, 327, 341-42, 343, 357, 359-60, 375, 377, 389-90, 390-91, 395, 397, 398, 399, 402, 403, 404; mentioned, 130, 200, 222, 258, 369
  • Harding, Belle B.: L from, 59
  • Harding, Sam W., 59
  • Hare's Hill. See Fort Stedman
  • Harman, Asher W., 354
  • Harman, Michael G.: Davis and, 354-55; Ls from, 314-15, 354-55
  • Harnden, Henry, 578
  • Harris, Clement R.: L from, 404-5
  • Harris, David B. (sketch, 7:322), 72, 91, 102
  • Harris, Isham G. (sketch, 7:159): Hood and, 250; on Army of Tenn. strength, 374, Spring Hill, 251, Tenn. campaign, 248-49; Ls from, 248-49, 268; E by, 193; mentioned, 68, 92
  • Harris, Martha Q., 446
  • Harris, Nathaniel H., 22
  • Harris, Thomas A. (sketch, 10:251): Davis and, 399; L from, 4-5
  • Harrisburg , Miss. , Battle of, 44
  • Harrison, Burton N. (sketch, 8:555): captured, 582-83; Davis and, 91, 331, 557, 581, 582; and Davis' papers, 567-68; V. Davis and, 505, 507, 514, 546, 556, 558, 559, 565, 569, 572, 573, 576; health, 576; on escape route, 573, Richmond evacuation, 504-5; replies for Davis, 4-5, 103, 212, 244, 257, 434; Ls to, 565, 580-81, cited, 568; Ls from, 572, 579, cited, 505, 594-95; Es by, 169, 481; mentioned, 171, 203, 563, 601
  • Harrison, Constance C.: Davis and, 488, 521
  • Harrison, Edmund: L from, 327
  • Harrison, James E.: Davis on, 144; promoted, 245; mentioned, 281, 367, 436
  • Hart, B. Woolley, & Co., 351
  • Hart, Simeon (sketch, 8:593), 344
  • Hartridge, Alfred L. (sketch, 186), 185, 187
  • Hartridge, Julian, 186, 305
  • Harvie, Lewis E.: L to, 530; L from, 530; mentioned, 502
  • Haskell, Charles T. (sketch, 572), 570
  • Haskell, John C. (sketch, 571), 570
  • Haskell, Sophia C. (ident., 572)
  • Hastings, Lansford W.: Ls from, 46, 111
  • Hatch, Francis H. (sketch, 6:6): L from, 191
  • Hatch, Lemuel D., 278
  • Hatch, William H.: Davis on, 113; Hampton Roads, 364, 370-71; recommended, 113, 115
  • Hatcher's Run, Va. , 134, 224, 497
  • Hathaway, Leeland, 583
  • Hawes, Richard (sketch, 10:539): on Davis , 306; Ls from, 192-93, 305-8
  • Haws, William F., 196
  • Hayden, John A., 128, 129, 131, 168
  • Hayes, Margaret Davis (daughter) (sketch, 5:119), 12, 507, 510, 514, 546, 559, 570
  • Haymond, Thomas S.: Ls from, 171, 458
  • Hays, Harry T., 181
  • Head, Benjamin, 587
  • Headley, John W.: Davis and, xlvi
  • Hébert, Louis, 155
  • Heintzelman, Samuel P., 321
  • Heiskell, Joseph B. (sketch, 8:89), 48, 342, 436
  • Helm, Emilie T., 480
  • Hendren, John N.: L to, 542; L from, 510
  • Henry, Gustavus A. (sketch, 1:24 ): Davis and, 234; on CSA finances, 310, Johnston , 337; L to, 554; Ls from, 152, 234, 253, 342
  • Henry, Patrick: Davis on, 383, 384
  • Henry Court House , Va. , skirmish, 525, 526
  • Heroes of America , 150-51
  • "Heroes of the Valley," 506
  • Heth, Henry (sketch, 7:435): operations, 78, 134; Petersburg , 22, 23, 434, 443, 498, 499; L to, 434; mentioned, 200
  • Higgins, Edward, 100, 115
  • High Bridge , Va. , 521
  • Hill, Ambrose P. (sketch, 8:303): on death sentences, 349; L to, 257-58; L from, 105; mentioned, 481, 498, 536
  • Hill, Benjamin H. (sketch, 8:461): Davis and, 379, 382, 464; on blacks as soldiers, 468, J. E. Brown, 463-64, 468, convention sentiment, 462-63, Davis and Johnston, 405, Davis' fall trip, 66, 92, Ga. politics, 462-64, Hampton Roads, 382, 405, 468, Stephens, 463, war effort, 468; L to, 377; Ls from, 92, 405, 462-64, cited, 466, 467; mentioned, 313-14, 337, 342, 548
  • Hill, Benjamin J., 145, 193, 512
  • Hill, Daniel H. (sketch, 8:82): assignment ( Davis ), 121, 283; Augusta, 341-42, 360; Bragg and, 121, 471; mentioned, 376, 405
  • Hill, James D.: Davis on, 458; L from, 458
  • Hilliard, Henry W. (sketch, 8:244): L from, 371
  • Hilton Head, S.C., 329
  • Hincks, Edward W., 416
  • Hines, Thomas H., 31
  • Hinton, James W., 20
  • Hitchcock, Henry, 173-74
  • Hobbs , Elizabeth : L from, 23
  • Hodge, George B. (sketch, 10:293): assignment, 42-43, 542, (Davis), 46, 286, 510, 511; court of inquiry, 268, 468; criticized, 214, 224, 268, 432, 468; and H. L. Davis, 214, 253, 288, 448-49; Davis and, 214; on his assignment, 432, 468, 511; praised, 42-43, 80, 128-29, 191, 253, 442; Ls from, 14, 76-77, 104, 213-14, 224, 253, 268, 457-58, 468; mentioned, 267
  • Hodges, W. H. H., 17
  • Hoge, Moses D.: L from, 403
  • Hoke, Robert F. (sketch, 10:429): assignments, 225, 303, ( Davis ), 240, 242; Bentonville, 456; requested, 238, 260; troop strength, 241, 470; mentioned, 132, 511
  • Holcombe, James P. (sketch, 10:564), 25, 26, 30, 31, 32, 33, 101, 158, 194, 432
  • Holden, William W., 166, 334
  • Holland , John W.: L to, 542
  • Holmes, ------ (Miss), 600
  • Holmes, Theophilus H. (sketch, 1:351): Bragg and, 131, 154; Davis and, 492; on Whiting, 5-6; L to, 131; Ls from, 5-6, 18, 132; mentioned, 116, 199, 267, 597
  • Honey Hill , S.C. , skirmish, 197, 245
  • Hood, John Bell (sketch, 9:209): Army of Tenn. correspondence, 405; assignments, 52, 88, 184, 190, 330, (Davis), 71, 78, 208; Atlanta, 3, 14-15, 71, 91, 92, 102, 136, 172, 602; criticized, 19, 24, 57, 59, 69, 74, 91, 253, 254, 255, 283, 327, 350; Davis and, 70, 450, 489, on, 50, 61, 85, 91, 92, 289, 584, reprimands, 9; described, 251; Hardee and, 42, 57, 64, 67-68; Johnston and, 74, 172; on Army of Tenn. command, 489, Hardee, 15, 35-36, his assignments, 76, 330, 338, 349, 449-50, 489, Jonesboro, 20, 68, strategy, 14-15, 157, 602, Tenn. campaign, 157, 207, 209, 212, 289; praised, 67, 248; relieved, 251; strategy, 105, 135, 146, 157, 302, (Davis), 80, 85, 91, 92, 286-87; Tenn. campaign, vi, 144, 145, 157, 184, 190, 206-8, 212, 246, 248, 268, 283, 350, (Davis), 194, 257, 286-87, 289; Ls to, 9, 37, 71, 145; Ls from, 14-15, 35-36, 36-37, 46-47, 71, 76, 129-30, 144, 157, 268, 330, 338, 349, 449-50, 489, 602; mentioned, 44, 45, 186, 193, 242, 245, 332, 545. See also Army of Tennessee
  • Hooker, Charles E.: L from, cited, 578
  • Hooker, Joseph (sketch, 9:82), 69
  • Hooper, Johnson J., 235
  • Horn, Pearce, 116
  • horses: compensation for, 222, 412, 572; Davis ', 441-42, 501, 507; impressed/procured, 11, 49, 99, 136, 187, 205, 236, 252, 255, 329, 344, 533, 577; supply of, 100, 136, 196, 354
  • Hotchkiss, Jedediah, 145
  • Housatonic , USS, 100
  • House of Representatives: bills on army pay, 443-44, artillery, 410, blacks as soldiers, 460, Commissary Dept., 412, consolidation, 298, executive mansion, 371, exemptions, 437, foreign loan, 270-71, pay and Quartermaster's Dept., 435, telegraph and transportation, 311, trade regulations, 52, 488; blacks as soldiers, 310, 460; Committee on Foreign Affairs, 309; Davis and, 309, 346, 369, 410; Foote’s arrest and expulsion, 326, 333, 467; Lee as general in chief, 337; Northrop’s removal, 311-12; pay (Davis), 256, 435; resolutions on Advance, 277, 368, 403-4, army contracts, 234, army health, 285, Army of Tenn., 405, 424, army pay, 214, 267, J. Y. Beall, 431, 436, brandy impressment, 281, Commissary Dept., 281, CSA cotton, 193, 196, CSA employees, 438, conscription, 314, 411-12, 416, Cotton Bureau, 237, 344, 350-51, cotton in Savannah, 408, cotton trade, 234, 344, Foote, 333, general staff, 169, impressment claims, 198, iron, 402, Johnston's correspondence, 268-69, 405, 424, navy contract, 243-44, officers' assignments, 190-91, 192, 193, 195, 196, 198, 234, officers' clothing, 215, peace, 306, Post Office employees, 193, 390, prisoners, 175, 198, Provisional Congress records, 235-36, Quartermaster's Dept., 281, 351, 389, H. P. Ritter, 436, slave impressment, 192, 243, E. K. Smith, 350-51, specie from New Orleans, 304, taxes, 72, 150, 171-72, trade regulations, 217-18, Trans-Miss., 284, 285, 339, 368, 389; revenue bill (Davis), 411; vetoes, 52, 435, 443-44; Ls to, 169, 235, 256, 326, 411, 424, 435, 438, 443-44, of transmittal, 72, 150, 172, 175, 191, 192, 193, 195, 196, 198, 214, 215, 234, 236, 243, 244, 268-69, 277, 281, 284, 285, 304, 314, 344, 351, 368, 389, 390, 402, 403-4, 405, 408, 412, 416, 431; Ls from congressmen, 192, 197-98, 268, 342, 444
  • Houston, Sam (sketch, 4:75), 465
  • Houston , Texas , 140, 142-43, 172, 259-60, 433, 482
  • Howard, Oliver O., 400, 472
  • Howell, F. F.: L from, 183
  • Howell, Jefferson Davis (brother-in-law) (sketch, 3:121), 504, 545, 546, 556, 582, 584
  • Howell, Margaret Graham. See Stoess, Margaret Howell
  • Howell, Margaret Kempe (mother-in-law) (sketch, 2:55 ), 174, 561
  • Howell, William Francis (brother-in-law) (sketch, 2:332): L from, 183; mentioned, 41, 458, 544, 558
  • Howlett's Line, 135
  • Hudson, Edward M. (sketch, 420), 418
  • Hudson, Robert S.: L from, 188-89
  • Hudson, Thomas J. (sketch, 5:139): L to, 150
  • Hughes, Alfred, 214
  • Hughes, James, 480
  • Humphreys, Andrew A. (sketch, 6:95), 593
  • Humphreys, Benjamin G.: L to, 510; mentioned, 511
  • Humphreys, John C., 444
  • Hunley , CSS, 100
  • Hunt, Washington (sketch, 2:634), 166
  • Hunter, David (sketch, 8:375), 46, 53, 60
  • Hunter, Robert M. T. (sketch, 5:5): Davis and, 430, on, 380; Hampton Roads, 356, 357-58, 364, 368, 377-79; on blacks as soldiers, 460, Hampton Roads, 380, 382, 387; L to, 356; L from, 378-79; mentioned, 322, 433, 592
  • Hunton, Eppa (sketch, 10:429), 536
  • Hurley, D. B.: L from, 41
  • Huse, Caleb G. (sketch, 7:378), 391
  • Hutchins, William J., 344
  • Hutton, George H., 123-24
  • Hutton, Mildred: L from, 123-24
  • Hyams, Godfrey J., 217
  • Hyde, Anthony: Davis on, 589; L to, 590
  • Hyde County , N.C. : L from citizens, 80-81

 I

  • Illinois Sons of Liberty , 29
  • impressment: agents' pay, 198; cotton, 103, 338, 344, 391, 444, 449, 479; criticized, 95, 111-12, 117, 137, 236, 266, 308, 343, 391, 449, 462, 530-31; Davis on, 79, 148, 437; foodstuffs, 95, 127, 281, 409, (Davis), 393; livestock, 236, 409, 452; policies, 137, 338, 437; railroad iron, 137, 494, (Davis), 148; slaves and free blacks, 6, 16, 45, 104, 117, 192, 233, 235, 243, 258, 458, 494, (Davis), 148; specie (1862), 304; vessel, 159-60
  • Indian Affairs, Bureau of: estimates, 213; superintendent, 138, 337, (Davis), 404
  • Indiana Sons of Liberty , 29, 31
  • Indiana troops: 35th Infantry, 30
  • Indianola , USS, 529
  • Indian Territory , 107, 138, 141, 179
  • Indian troops: Davis on, 281-82
  • Inge, William M.: L from, 444
  • Inspection, Bureau of, 431
  • intemperance: army, 11, 19, officers, 19, 72, 92, 105, 110, 117, 118, 234, 236, 256, 357, 411, (Davis), 396; navy, 154
  • Interior Causes of the War , 131
  • inventions: combustible material, 399; invisible ink, 29; submarine, 100; telegraph, 174, 284; timed fuse, 342, 398
  • iron: impressed, 137, 494, ( Davis ), 148; manufacturing needs, 246-47, 280, 402, 494; prices, 402; for railroads, 100, 246-47, 332
  • ironclads: Charleston , 340, 401; construction, 246-47, ( Davis , 1861), 595; described, 143; Miss. River , 175; Stono River , 397; Wilmington , 246, 372. See also specific vessels
  • Irwinville , Ga. : Davises captured near, 582
  • Isaac (slave). See Martin, Isaac
  • Isabel (schooner), 244
  • Island Queen (steamer), 34
  • Iuka , Miss. , 43
  • Iverson, Alfred (sketch, 7:13 ): L from, 10; mentioned, 209, 327, 362
  • Ives, Joseph C. (sketch, 8:555): assignment, 508, ( Davis ), 224; recommended, 355; L to, 224; mentioned, 193, 259, 504, 515  

J

  • Jackson, Andrew (sketch, 1:183), 587
  • Jackson , CSS, 246
  • Jackson , Miss. , 357, 407
  • Jackson, Thomas J. (sketch, 7:226), 59, 120, 212, 506, 524
  • Jackson, William H. (sketch, 10:361), 207
  • Jackson, William L., 171
  • James Island, S.C., defenses (1863), 599
  • James River , 144, 204, 353, 364, 448, 491
  • Jamestown , N.C. : Davis travels through, 549
  • Jayne, Joseph M.: Davis on, 444
  • Jefferies, Nathaniel: L from, 242-43
  • Jemison, Robert (sketch, 10:321), 445
  • Jenkins, Albert G. (sketch, 8:410), 195
  • Jenkins, Charles J., 466
  • Jenkins, Micah (sketch, 9:250), 133
  • Jenkins' Ferry, Ark. , Battle of, 175
  • Jewett, William C. (sketch, 10:562), 29, 507
  • Johnson, Adam R., 9
  • Johnson, Andrew (sketch, 2:472): Davis on, 551, 584; on armistice, 562; reward for Davis , 581; mentioned, 47, 290, 467, 550
  • Johnson, Bradley T. (sketch, 10:487): L to, 553; mentioned, 117, 541, 544
  • Johnson, Bushrod R. (sketch, 10:580): assignment, 238, 260, ( Davis ), 240; mentioned, 303, 524, 534
  • Johnson, George W., 193
  • Johnson, Harris, 432
  • Johnson, Herschel V. (sketch, 3:394): Davis and, 52, 94; on Davis ' visit to Ga. , 94; L to, 50-52; Ls from, 9, 94-95, 116-17; mentioned, 89
  • Johnson, James F. (sketch, 336): L to, 335-36; L from, 332
  • Johnson, Jilson P. (sketch, 10:190), 76, 152, 249, 268
  • Johnson, Robert W. (sketch, 5:4): Ls from, 106-7, 138, 213; mentioned, 141, 142, 177
  • Johnson, Waldo P. (sketch, 10:250): Davis and, 398
  • Johnson's Island : Davis ' relatives at, 338; proposed raid, 27, ( Davis ), 247
  • Johnston, Ann G. (ident., 516), 513
  • Johnston, F. G.: L from, 391
  • Johnston, John R.: L from, 502
  • Johnston, Joseph E. (sketch, 7:61): armistice, 539-40, 543, 546, 552, (Davis), 551, 558, 565; Army of Tenn. correspondence, 157-58, 268-69, 331, 405; assignments, 360, 421, 431, 554, (Davis), 406-8, 429, 532; Atlanta campaign, 15, 135-36, 157-58, 308, (Davis), 50, 52, 407-8; Beauregard and, 301, 421; Bentonville, 456-57, 459, 471, 490, (Davis), 454; criticized, x, 57, 250; Davis and, 73-74, 88, 243, 254, 260, 298, 301, 333, 343, 403, 404, 418, 422, 442, 445, 530, 531, 558, on, 50, 52, 61, 406-8, 429, 562, 584, (1862), 54, 357; Hood and, 74, 172; Lee and, 429, 439-40, 456-57, 473-74, 492, 509, 521, 526, on, 421, 439; on armistice, 552, 562, Bentonville, 490, Bragg, 471, Commissary Dept., 440, continuing war, 555, 562, 565, desertions, 562, his assignment, 301, 422, 531, Lincoln's death, 552, Macon defenses, 16, strategy, 439, (1861), 595, (1862), 596, Wigfall, 264; Peninsula campaign, 596, (Davis), 406; praised, 67-68, 73, 308, 442, (Davis), 406, 454; relieved, 54, 57, 252, 255, 445, (Davis), 71, 407; Sherman and, 543, 552, 556, 564-65; strategy (Davis), 438, 558; support for, 70, 254, 283, 290, 298, 300, 301, 307, 327, 333, 337, 339-40, 343, 347, 357, 360, 403, 404, 405, 417-18, 442, 445; surrenders, 573, 576, (Davis), 574; troop strength, 440, 472, 473-74, 555, 556, 561, 574; Wigfall and, 264, 301; Ls to, 509, 525, 529-30, 531-32, 543, 565; Ls from, 525, 531, 532, (1861), 594, (1862), 596; mentioned, 501, 523, 568. See also Army of Tennessee
  • Johnston , Lydia M. (sketch, 6:372), 442, 513
  • Johnston, Rufus M.: L from, 116
  • Johnston, William (sketch, 516): L from, 543; mentioned, 513, 549
  • Johnston, William Preston (sketch, 7:130): flight and capture, 515, 570, 581, 582; on Davis as president, 550; writes for Davis, 99, 123, 265, 448; L to, 56, cited, 568; L from, 95; mentioned, 123
  • Jones, Alexander H., 201
  • Jones, Catesby ap R., 196
  • Jones, Charles C., Jr.: Davis and, 568
  • Jones, Charles S. D.: L from, 469
  • Jones, Custis P.: L from, 111-12; mentioned, 23
  • Jones, David R. (sketch, 8:181), 571
  • Jones, George Wallace (sketch, 1:317): Davis on, 469
  • Jones, John B.: on conscription, 349-50, Conscription Bureau, 39, 40, Davis , 12, 349-50, his diary, 350, Richmond defenses, 134; Ls from, 23-24, 349-50
  • Jones, John William: Ls to, cited, 310, 320, 379, 380, 381, 568
  • Jones, Joseph J.: L from, 105
  • Jones, Josephine G., 469
  • Jones, Samuel (sketch, 7:198): assignments, 189, 220, 397, (Davis), 261; Charleston, 11, 67; criticized, 122, 238; health, 198, 220; R. S. Ripley and, 54, 56, 72, 122, 222; troop strength, 218; L from, 54; mentioned, 9, 48, 158, 215
  • Jonesboro , Ga. , Battle of: Davis on, 61, 92; Hardee on, 4, 5, 68, 71; Hood on, 20, 68; mentioned, 15, 70
  • Jordan, J. Parker: L from, 20
  • Juárez, Benito (sketch, 7:77), 321
  • Justice Department: attorney general resigns, 566; estimates, 214-15, 370, 399; report on, 130. See also Davis, George  

K

  • Kane, George P. (sketch, 10:489): recommended, 195; Ls from, 98, 525
  • Kearsarge , USS, 143
  • Keary, Patrick Foley (nephew-in-law) (sketch, 8:191), 129, 224, 268, 286, 288, 291
  • Keitt, Laurence M., 445
  • Kemper, James L. (sketch, 9:262): assignment ( Davis ), 56, 149; on conscription and impressment, 8, 191, 238, 243; recommended, 377; mentioned, 354, 434
  • Kenan, Augustus H.: L from, 447-48
  • Kendall, F.: L from, 45-46
  • Kennedy, John D., 300
  • Kenner , Duncan F. (sketch, 271), 269, 277-78
  • Kennesaw Mountain , Ga. , Battle of, 57, 68
  • Kentucky: CSA and, 25, 47, 136, 192-93; congressional delegation, 311; 1862 campaign, 106; Sons of Liberty, 31; U.S. occupation, 95, 136, (Davis), 164, 194
  • Kentucky troops: 2d Cavalry, 574; 4th Cavalry, 96; 9th Cavalry, 96; 5th Infantry, 96; Ky. Brigade, 100; in Canada , 32, 194; on slaves as soldiers, 311; recruiting, 7, 47; Saltville, 96
  • Kentucky troops ( U.S. ): 5th Colored Cavalry, 98; 26th Infantry, 95
  • Kershaw, Joseph B. (sketch, 10:558), 205, 534
  • Kilpatrick, Judson, 190, 211, 327, 328
  • Kinard, H. H.: L from, 112
  • King, James R.: L from, 24
  • Kinzie, Arthur M., 3, 60
  • Kinzie, George H., 3
  • Kinzie, Juliette M.: Davis and, 3
  • Kirk, George W., 201, 202
  • Know-Nothings, 588
  • Kossuth, Louis: Davis on, 563

L

  • Labauve, Felix: Davis on, 285; L from, 285
  • Lacy, Drury, 516
  • Lafitte, John B.: L to, cited, 270
  • Lamar, C.: L from, 429
  • Lamar, Charles A. L., 531
  • Lamar, Lucius Q. C. (sketch, 8:201): L from, 189; mentioned, 472, 484
  • Lamb, William (sketch, 6:363), 156, 255, 391
  • Lamb, William W.: L from, 391
  • Lancaster County , Va. , defenses, 113-14
  • Lane, William K., 244
  • Latrobe, Osman, 193
  • Law, Evander M. (sketch, 133), 132, 153, 286
  • Lawley, Francis C. (sketch, 360): L from, 395; mentioned, 330, 359
  • Lawson, P. A.: L from, 255-56
  • Lawton, Alexander R. (sketch, 524): Davis and, 582, on, 103; on army pay, 36-37, Davis, 524, railroads, 17, 100, 311; mentioned, 60, 342, 396, 521. See also Quartermaster's Department
  • Lay, George W. (sketch, 7:135), 35, 40
  • Lay, John F., 122
  • Leach, James T., 259
  • Leathers, Thomas P.: Davis on, 600; L from, 600
  • Lee, Albert L., 128, 224, 352
  • Lee, Custis. See Lee, George W. C.
  • Lee, Edwin G. (sketch, 120): Ls to, 149-50; mentioned, 33, 118-19, 399
  • Lee, Elizabeth B., 319
  • Lee, Fitzhugh (sketch, 9:83): Appomattox , 534, 537, 538, 539; operations, 364, 495, 498; mentioned, 118-19, 131
  • Lee, George W. C. (sketch, 8:185): captured, 534; Davis on, 261; recommended, 54, 102; L to, 261; mentioned, 60, 92, 110
  • Lee, Robert E. (sketch, 7:114): Appomattox campaign, 511, 521, 533-35; Beauregard and, 238, 410, 421, (Davis), 377, 390, 414; Bragg and, 121, 151, 154, 159, 180, 410; confers with Davis, 81, 120, 428; criticized, 396-97, 422, (Davis), 425, 427; Davis and, viii, 63, 172, 174-75, 227, 254, 262, 298, 345, 396, 422, 425, 427, 429-30, 455, 491, 492-93, 496-97, 499, 500, 510, 525, 526, 528, 540, on, 75, 123, 335-36, 374, 396, 406, 407, 500, 502, 523, 584; general in chief appointment, 290, 332, (Davis), 335-36, 337, 396, 429; Grant and, 523, 527, 528, 535; headquarters, 204, 497, 521-22, 536; Johnston and, 312, 421-23, 425, 429, 439-40, 456, 473-74, 492, 509, 521, 526, 531, 540, 596; on Army of Tenn., 302, 439-40, artillery, 180, 410, Augusta, 203, Beauregard, 24, 55, 421, blacks in army, 5, 8, 413, 435, 459, 460, 476, 493-94, 496, Canada operatives, 118-19, cavalry, 132-22, 497, 535, Charleston, 297, 298, 302, 346, conscription, 5, 18, 37, Conscription Bureau, 20-21, consolidation, 367, continuing war, 428, 441, 537, cotton and tobacco order, 357, 425, 426-27, courts-martial, 201, cruisers, 227, deserters, 193, 395, Early, 112, Fort Stedman, 473, Grant's strategy, 222, 364-65, 450-51, 473-74, 491, guerrilla warfare, 553, Hampton, 329, D. H. Hill, 121, his assignment, 336, 342, 395, Johnston, 421, 439-40, 473-74, E. M. Law, 132, 286, manpower needs, 5, 132-33, 427, Mo. campaigns, 109, 482, Mobile, 450-51, 482, morale, 553, J. B. Palmer, 202, Petersburg, 473, 491, 496-97, 499-500, Piedmont Railroad, 343, Raleigh, 439-40, reserves, 5, 7, Richmond defenses, 238, 298, 364, 421, 448, 451, 497, Ruggles, 371, Saltville, 98, Savannah, 222, 238, Sayler's Creek, 534, 537, Sherman, 171, 363-64, 375, 410-11, 421, 439, 473-74, S.C. operations, 424-25, K. J. Stewart, 118-19, strategy, 375, 421, 425, 439-40, 450-51, 473-74, 497, 527, 528, 537, (May 1864), 601, supplies, 224, 244, 394, surrender, 535, 539, 540, Texas Brigade, 425, Toombs, 265, trade policy, 338-39, Trans-Miss. command, 482, U.S. strategy, 204, 224, 236, 238, 363-64, 410-11, 421, 482, 497, Whiting, 231, Wilmington, 24, 161, 231, 203-4, 298, 302, 329, 338, 411, Wofford, 456; peace efforts, 323, 429-30, 528, (Davis), 427-28, 438; praised, 59, 136, 253, 417; provenance of correspondence, 567-68; recommendations by, 131, 193, 489; recommended (Ga.), 10, 19; speaks at Camp Lee, 427; Ls to, 35, 56, 170, 172, 225, 226, 238, 244-45, 262, 330, 337, 345, 365-66, 370, 390, 396, 410, 414, 424, 425, 427-28, 438, 453-55, 459, 485, 492-93, 499, 526; Ls from, 5, 20-21, 24, 55, 56, 118-19, 132-33, 171, 174-75, 193, 203-4, 212, 222, 224, 236, 238, 244, 262, 297, 302, 329, 338-39, 342, 343, 346, 357, 363-64, 367-68, 375, 395, 410-11, 421, 424-25, 429-30, 435, 439-40, 448, 450-51, 459, 473-74, 482, 489, 491, 496-97, 499-500, 511, 533-35, 553, (May 1864), 601; mentioned, 64, 135, 319, 345, 376, 501, 510, 532, 599. See also Army of Northern Virginia
  • Lee, Robert E., Jr.: on Davis , 541
  • Lee, Samuel P., 319
  • Lee, Sidney S., 144
  • Lee, Stephen D. (sketch, 8:518): assignments, 71, 277, 300; criticized, 74; Davis and, 68; on Spring Hill, 251, Tenn. campaign, 212, 289; operations, 178, 184, 495; promoted (Davis), 430-31; troop strength, 361, 372, 470; mentioned, 9, 35, 62, 513
  • Lee, William H. F. (sketch, 9:83), 303, 534, 540
  • Lehman, Meyer, 226, 432
  • Leitner, Charles B.: L from, 266
  • Leonard, Abraham F. (nephew-in-law) (sketch, 2:18 ): L from, 469; mentioned, 395-96
  • Leonard, Caroline Davis (niece) (sketch, 2:18 ): L from, 395-96; mentioned, 469
  • Leovy, Elizabeth M.: Davis and, 567
  • Leovy, Henry J.: assignment, 151; Davises and, 572, 577; mentioned, 567
  • Letcher, John (sketch, 7:126): L to (1862), 597-98
  • Leventhorpe, Collett, 155, 202, 254
  • Lewis, David W. (sketch, 265): L from, 262-63
  • Lewis, Joseph H., 4, 100, 209
  • Lexington , N.C. : Davis in, 81, 549, 563
  • Liddell, St. John R. (sketch, 8:13 ), 292
  • Limber, Jim (ident., 547), 545, 570
  • Lincoln, Abraham: assassination, 544, 546, 581, (Davis), 551, 552-53, 562, 584-85; Blair mission, 315-16, 318-19, 322-23, 328, (Davis), 323-25, 355-56; cotton trade, 478, 480-81; criticized, 73, 77, 259-60, 266; Davis on, 84, 318, 552, 584; election (1860), 22, 449, (1864), 22, 25, 47, 73, 106, 173-74, 187, 432-33, (Davis), 223, 282-83; Grant and, ix; Hampton Roads, 357-58, 371, 377-79, (Davis), 355-56, 377-78, 384-85; on armistice, 382, black prisoners (1863), 599, blacks as soldiers (CSA), 460, emancipation, 381, Grant and Lee talks, 428, indemnification of slaveowners, 381, 501, peace, 323, 378, 382, prisoner exchanges, 387, slavery, 381, Thirteenth Amendment, 381, treatment of South, 521; peace efforts, 26-27, 30, 315-16, 318-19, 322-23, 328, (Davis), 84, 323-25, 355-56, 501; plot against, 160; Radicals and, 322, 324, 380; Reconstruction plans (Davis), 384-85; in Richmond, 521; mentioned, 48, 66, 133, 355, 598-99. See also United States
  • Linebaugh, John H.: L from, 111
  • "Lise" (nickname for Mary Elizabeth Mitchell Hamer)
  • Little Rock , Ark. , defenses, 141, 175
  • Liverpool Albion : on Davis , 360
  • Lloyd, Thomas E., 165
  • Lockhart, Harrison C., 39
  • Lomax, Lunsford L. (sketch, 523): L from, 539; mentioned, 19, 521, 523, 525
  • London Index, 272
  • London Telegraph, 414
  • London Times, 360, 414
  • Long, Armistead L. (sketch, 8:227), 519
  • Long, John M., 346
  • Long Bridge , Tenn. : Davis on, 34
  • Longstreet, James (sketch, 7:307): Appomattox, 522, 533-34, 544; criticized, 283; Davis and, 263, 428; E. M. Law and, 132, 153; Lee and, 428, 429-30, 499, 537; on black recruiting, 493-94, Davis, 428, surrender, 546, 570; peace efforts, 429-30, (Davis), 427-28, 438; praised, 263; mentioned, 19, 133, 204, 234
  • Longstreet, Maria Louisa G., 428
  • Longuemare, Emile: Davis and, 601-2
  • Loring, William W. (sketch, 7:265), 370, 472, 533
  • Louisiana: commanders, 142, 143; conditions, 76-77, 191, 253, 268; cotton trade, 77, 129, 214, 224, 253, 268; operations, 77, 104, 175, 191, 213-14, 224, 429, (Davis), 150; presidential election (Davis), 164; slaves, 268; E by congressmen, 304. See also New Orleans , La.
  • Louisiana , USS, 246
  • Louisiana troops: 1st Cavalry, 129; Keary's Battalion, 288; Polish Brigade, 595; recruiting, 129, 424; reserves, 433, 468
  • Louisville , Ky. , 27
  • Lovejoy's Station, Ga. , 15
  • Lovell, Mansfield (sketch, 7:324), 202-3, 554
  • Lowry, Robert, 353, 372
  • Lubbock, Francis R. (sketch, 8:505): captured, 582-83; Davis ' aide, 12, 60, 90, 584; Magruder and, 139, 140, 260; writes for Davis , 285, 406, 551; L from, 260; mentioned, 11, 431
  • Lyle, T. Morton: L from, 19
  • Lynch, Connally H.: L to, 543-44
  • Lynch, William F., 143
  • Lynchburg , Va. , defenses, 51, 521
  • Lynchburg Railroad. See Southside Railroad
  • Lyon, Francis S. (sketch, 9:340): Davis and, 153; L from, 340
  • Lyon, Nathaniel, 457

M

  • Machen, Willis B., 311, 312, 313
  • Mackall, William W., 158
  • Macon , ------, 41
  • Macon, Ga.: arsenal, 65, 525; Davis in, 60, 101, 584-85, speaks, 61-63; Davis' speech cited, 72, 93, 116, 137, 158, 372, 391, critiqued, 64-65, 66; defenses, 3, 4, 9, 14-15, 207-8, (Davis), 5, 62, 170, 181, 189, 554; planters' convention (1861), 449, 477-78; refugees in, 63, 66; threatened, 169, 170, 171, 185, 511, 525
  • Macon & Brunswick Railroad, 100
  • Macon & Western Railroad, 15
  • Maddox, Joseph H.: Davis and, 415; L from, 415-16; mentioned, 447
  • Madison , N.C. , 501
  • "Maggie" (nickname for Margaret Davis Hayes and Margaret Howell Stoess)
  • Magrath, Andrew G. (sketch, 264): calls up troops, 297, 374; criticized, 257; Davis and, 264, 298; Johnston and, 298, 301, 360; on Charleston defenses, 251-52, 347, 348, S.C. defenses, 41-42, 251-52, 260, 295, 300, 329, 330, state conventions, 300, war effort, 348; Wigfall and, 262-63; Ls to, 262, 277, 278, 331-32; Ls from, 41-42, 251-52, 260, 329, 330, 347, 348, 500, 530-31, 572
  • Magruder, Allen B.: L from, 236
  • Magruder, John Bankhead (sketch, 1:75): assignments, 138-40, (Davis, 1862), 597; criticized, 108, 258; Davis and, 139-40, 236, 399, on, 260; operations, 108, 138-40, 389, 437; Peninsula campaign, 597; praised, 106, 346; recommended, 213, 236, 260; staff, 524; in Texas, 139-40; Ls from, 113, 138-40, 399
  • Mahone, William (sketch, 10:579): on surrender, 546; operations, 23, 134, 448, 522, 534, 544
  • mail. See Post Office Department
  • Major, Minor, 34
  • Majors, ------, 28
  • Mallory, Stephen R. (sketch, 7:13): criticized, 157; Davis and, 379, 582, on, 580, 584; flight from Richmond, 467, 547, 552, 580, 582; on armistice, 565, blockade, 115, continuing war, 562, 565-66, cruisers, 19, 115, 143-44, 157, 227, 231, Davis, 445, 565-66, 579, Davis' messages, 279, ironclads, 143, 246-47, manpower shortages, 144, 196, 246-47, 280-81, Marine Corps, 144, navy ordnance, 144, 244, 246-47, 280-81, rope walk, 144, Tredegar Iron Works, 494, vessel construction, 143-44; resigns, 579, (Davis), 584; Ls to, 247, 584; Ls from, 19, 115, 143-44, 198, 243-44, 246-47, 277, 280-81, 368, 390, 398, 403, 431, 565-66, 579, 595; mentioned, 33, 105. See also Navy Department
  • Manassas , Va. , Battle of (1861): Davis and, 376, on, 317, 406; Johnston on, 595
  • Manassas , Va. , Battle of (1862): Davis on, 597-98
  • Mann, Ambrose Dudley (sketch, 7:112): L from, 236-37
  • Marine Corps, 144, 508, 509
  • Marion , Va. , skirmish, 351
  • Marmaduke, John S. (sketch, 9:133), 113, 178, 180, 452
  • Marmaduke & Thornton contract, 234
  • Marquand, Thomas A., 3
  • Marquez, Henry, 213
  • Marshall, Charles, 98
  • Marshall, Humphrey (sketch, 8:31 ), 96, 311
  • martial law, 10, 137, (1862), 597
  • Martin, Albert B., 245
  • Martin, James G. (sketch, 8:277): assignment, 201, 297, 491, 500; Davis and, 297, on, 254; operations, 277, 343; L from, 297; mentioned, 6, 202, 267
  • Martin, Robert M.: Davis and, xlvi
  • Martin, William T. (sketch, 10:292): L from, 352; mentioned, 357, 398
  • Marx, Emanuel, 80
  • Mary (blockade-runner), 100
  • Maryland : Early's raid, 262, ( Davis ), 51; politics, 131; recruiting ( Davis ), 98; secret service, 195
  • Mason, A. H., Mrs., 72
  • Mason, James M. (sketch, 4:125): funds for, 57; and Kenner mission, 270, 271; on Hampton Roads, 380, Trent affair, 426; L to, cited, 379, 380; L from, cited, 380; mentioned, 29, 158, 169
  • Matthews, James E. (sketch, 5:146): Davis on, 77; L from, 77-78; mentioned, 444
  • Matthews, Joseph W. (sketch, 2:117), 77
  • Matthews, Robert A., 284, 285
  • Matthews & Ewell contract, 284, 285
  • Maughan, James, 29
  • Maurin, Victor, 582
  • Maury, Dabney H. (sketch, 9:5): criticized, 347; Mobile commander, 6, 192, 326, 347, 366, 542, (Davis), 3-4; troop strength, 366, 450; Ls to, 3-4, 9, 326; Ls from, 6, 326, cited, 483; mentioned, 14, 44, 209, 513, 574, 600
  • Maury, Matthew F. (sketch, 2:517), 280
  • Maxey, Samuel B. (sketch, 10:194), 138
  • Maximilian I (sketch, 10:337): CSA and, 75; Davis and, 563, 602; U.S. and, 237, 425
  • Maxwell, Augustus E., 168, 242
  • May, Samuel, 292
  • Mayfield , Ga. , 576
  • Mayo, Joseph C.: L to, 500
  • McAllister, Alexander C., 509
  • McCaul, David W.: L from, 236
  • McClellan, George B. (sketch, 8:7): Davis on, 584; presidential candidate, 25-27, 41, 54, 58, 103, 130, 433, (Davis), 173, 223, 283; mentioned, 425
  • McCleskey, Emily L., 114
  • McClure, Alexander K.: L from, cited, 319
  • McComb, Sarah L.: L from, 117
  • McConnell, Anna: L from, 346-47
  • McConnell, Eddie, 347
  • McCorkle, David F.: L from, 183
  • McCulloch, Ben (sketch, 7:295), 523
  • McCulloch, Henry, 315, 436
  • McCulloch, Robert, 44
  • McCulloh, Richard S., 398, 399
  • McDaniel, Zere, 342, 398
  • McDonald, Angus W., xliii, 354
  • McDonald, Joseph E. (sketch, 31), 26
  • McGee, John H., 238, 239
  • McGehee, Edward, 104
  • McGill, Thomas, 151
  • McGinnis(s), Ellen (slave) (sketch, 519): Ls from, cited, 519; mentioned, 514
  • McGinnis(s), Frederick: Ls from, cited, 519
  • McGowan, Samuel (sketch, 571), 386, 570
  • McHenry, George: praised, 57, 58; L from, 425-26; mentioned, 259, 449
  • McHenry, Robert W.: L from, 280
  • McIntosh, David G.: L from, 548-49
  • McKee, Andrew W. (ident., 8:595), 350
  • McKnight, ------, 529
  • McLaughlin, Augustus, 247
  • McLaws, Abram H.: L from, 36; mentioned, 41
  • McLaws, Lafayette (sketch, 8:341): operations, 184, 296-97, 327, 361, 375, 390, 401; troop strength, 361; mentioned, 36, 186, 187, 234
  • McLean, Eugene E., 519
  • McLean, Margaret S. (sketch, 519), 515
  • McLemore, William S., 567
  • McMullen, LaFayette, 309
  • McMullin, Return J. M.: L from, cited, 550
  • McNeill, Thomas E.: L from, 412
  • McPhersonville , S.C. , 342
  • McRae, Colin J. (sketch, 9:333), 160, 269, 279, 351
  • McRae, Duncan K. (sketch, 7:126): Davis and, 334; L from, cited, 561
  • Meade, George G. (sketch, 9:386), 32, 539
  • Medical Department: cotton trade, 519; dentists, 116; estimate, 137; hospitals, 53, 62. See also Moore, Samuel P.
  • Medway, Louisa: Ls from, 36, 397
  • Meigs, Montgomery C. (sketch, 5:19 ): Davis and (1850s), 588-93, on (1857), 591; Ls to, 590-91, 592; L from, 589-90
  • Memminger, Christopher G. (sketch, 8:63): criticized, 479; on CSA-owned cotton, 477-78, 479; L to, 277; Ls from, 199-200, (1862-63), 596-97, 599-600; mentioned, 171, 193, 270
  • Memphis , Tenn. , cotton trade, 128, 150
  • Memphis & Charleston Railroad, 45
  • Memphis & Little Rock Railroad, 177
  • Mercer, Hugh W. (sketch, 1:70): L to (1862), 597; L from (1862), 597; mentioned, 3, 186, 398
  • Merryman, Margaret V.: L from, 112-13
  • Messick, John B., 583, 584
  • Messick, William: L from, 100
  • Mexican War veterans, 23, 96, 109, 126-27, 296, 571
  • Mexico : CSA and, 323, 601-2, ( Davis ), 317-18, 324, 601-2; cotton trade, 344, 447; Davis ' possible escape to, 559; France and, 321, 447, 601-2; U.S. and, 321, 323, 324
  • Michigan , USS, 27, 59, ( Davis ), 247
  • Michigan troops: 4th Cavalry, 582
  • Middle Tennessee : operations, 73, 144, 197; recruiting, 7, 10, 19-20, 56; resources, 208. See also Tennessee , Hood's campaign
  • Midwest , 25, 27
  • Mikell, ------: L to, cited, 387
  • Miles, William Porcher (sketch, 7:288): on Charleston defenses, 300; mentioned, 39-40, 298, 299, 362, 422, 596
  • Miles, William R., 333
  • Milledgeville , Ga. , 65, 162, 183, 186
  • Miller, Emily V.: L from, 343-44
  • Miller, Horace H. (sketch, 3:131), 56-57
  • Miller, William, 18, 55, 397
  • Mills, William E.: L from, 55
  • Milton, John (sketch, 8:350): death, 512; Ls to, 184, 414; Ls from, 18, 55, 130, 215, 332, 426
  • Mims, Livingston, 342
  • Minnigerode, Charles F. (sketch, 8:182): L from, cited, 507; mentioned, 290, 515
  • Mississippi: conditions, 10, 19, 36, 78-79, 80, 111, 128-29, 150, 188, 252-53, 343-44, 357, 458, 529; conscription, 18, 37, 150, 160, 188, 348; cotton trade, 14, 77-78, 128, 129, 150, 196, 214, 224, 253, 342, 343-44, 529; Davis and, 110; defenses, 10, 43, 80, 280, (1863), 598, 600, (Davis), 267, 277, (1863) 406-7; deserters, 78, 109, 188, 357; disaffection, 36, 78-79, 188; martial law, 10; morale, 56, 77, 243, 253, 277, (Davis), 110; operations, 77, 80, 104, 194, 213-14, 224, 242-43, 253, 261, 458, 468, 585, (Davis), 267; resources, 43; slaves, 104, 458, (Davis), 353, as soldiers, 444, 481, 529; U.S. lessees, 344; L from congressmen, 444
  • Mississippi Regiment, First (Mexican War), veterans, 23, 109
  • Mississippi River: CSA sabotage, 34, 399, 529; cotton trade, 280; crossings, 94, 99, 111, 175-76, 349, 425, 429, 433, 436-37, 482, 529, (Davis), 72, 94, 245-46; U.S. operations, 34, 111, 399, (1863), 598, 600, (Davis), 72
  • Mississippi troops: 5th Cavalry, 45; 9th Cavalry, 56-57, 239; 1st Infantry, 22; 2d Infantry, 22; 11th Infantry, 22, 595; 24th Infantry, 599; 26th Infantry, 22; 29th Infantry, 472, 599; 38th Infantry, 129; 42d Infantry, 22; Mabry's Brigade, 45; Miss. Brigade (Davis), 345; Moorman's Battalion, 131; Powers' Regiment, 129, 511; Roberts' Battalion, 131; abuses by, 188, 243, 357; called up, 43, 160, 348, (Davis), 334; and V. Davis, 575; militia/home guard, 43, 77, 160, 188, 243, 253, 348; partisan rangers, 446; recruiting, 36, 129, 160, 415, (Davis), 131, 345; reserves, 43, 160, 188, 243, 253; state troops, 206, 348
  • Missouri: campaigns proposed (Dec.-Mar.), 197, 259, 433, 449-50, 482; CSA and, 25; disaffection, 176, 453; operations (1863), 452-53; presidential election (Davis), 164; resources, 141; support for Davis, 152
  • Missouri campaign: casualties, 180; court of inquiry, 339; critiqued, vi, 237, 258-59; R. W. Johnson on, 106; Magruder on, 138; Smith on, 99, 175-76, 437
  • Missouri troops: Davis on, 194; recruiting, 7, 178; strength, 141
  • Mitchel, Charles B. (sketch, 107), 106, 177
  • Mitchell, John K., 144
  • Mitchell, Joseph Davis (grandnephew) (sketch, 3:98), 446
  • Mitchell, Julius C. B., 76
  • Mitchell, Mary Elizabeth (Lise). See Hamer, Mary Elizabeth Mitchell (Lise)
  • Mobile, Ala.: blockade-runners at, 100; conditions, 346-47; defenses, 6, 43, 75, 160, 192, 326, 329-30, 370, 376, 450-51, (1862), 244, (Davis), 326, 453-54; habeas corpus (Davis), 151; surrendered, 483, 542; threatened, 146, 175, 189, 207, 252, 357, 366-67, 429, 450-51, 453-54, 482, 525; troop strength, 366, 450; L from officials, 115
  • Mobile , Ala. , Battle of: Davis on, 11, 74, 147; described, 143-44; torpedoes, 20, 113; mentioned, 56, 58, 88, 160
  • Mobile Advertiser, 412-13
  • Mobile & Ohio Railroad, 43, 261, 366
  • Mohl, Frederick , 260
  • Mohler, Jacob: L from, 369-70
  • Monroe, Thomas B., 567
  • Monroe, Winder W.: Davises and, 567, 583, 584
  • Monroe Doctrine: Davis on, 324, 328; Europe and, 30, 237, 259, 317; U.S. and, 380
  • Montgomery , Ala. : cotton supply, 304; Davis at, 67, 71, 81, speaks, 74-75; threatened, 207, 520, 526
  • Montgomery, Richard, 29
  • Montgomery & West Point Railroad, 15
  • Moody, George V. (sketch, 574): Davises and, 573, 582, 584
  • Moore, James W., 311
  • Moore, John W.: L from, 47
  • Moore, Samuel P. (sketch, 516): L to, 135; mentioned, 285, 513. See also Medical Department
  • Moorman, George, 131
  • Morehead, John M., 92, 528
  • Morgan, Edwin D., 480
  • Morgan, James M., 505, 518
  • Morgan, John Hunt (sketch, 8:304), 8, 34, 46, 98, 601
  • Morgan, John T. (sketch, 10:293), 489, 491, ( Davis ), 486, 496
  • Morganza , La. , 175
  • Morris, Charles M., 398
  • Morris, William S.: L from, 183-84
  • Morristown , Tenn. , skirmish, 202
  • Morse, Nathan S., 167
  • Morton, Oliver P., 31
  • Moses, Raphael J., 575
  • Mound Battery . See Fort Fisher , N.C.
  • Mower, Joseph A., 179, 456
  • Muldrow, Thomas M.: L from, 137; mentioned, 215
  • Mulford, John E., 449
  • Munford, Thomas T., 522, 523
  • munitions: Atlanta, 59; Confed. Powder Works, 181, 203, 296; contracts, 234, (1861), 596; Davis on, 492, 558, (1861), 596; East Tenn., 56; Macon, 65; navy, 280-81; Fla., 18; Indians, 138; Vicksburg (1863), 598. See also artillery; Ordnance Bureau
  • Munson, Mordello S., 255
  • Murrah, Pendleton (sketch, 10:315): Magruder and, 139; L to, 425
  • Muscogee , CSS, 246
  • Myers, Abraham C. (sketch, 8:277), 311

N

  • Napoleon I: Davis on, 61
  • Napoleon III: Davis on, 75; mentioned, 237, 425. See also France
  • Nashville , Tenn. , 27, 145, 178
  • Nashville , Tenn. , Battle of, 248, 250
  • Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad, 73
  • Nassau trade, 160, 182, 240, 351
  • Native Americans. See Indians
  • navy: army and, 114-15, 154, 376, (Davis), 115, 329; Charleston, 340, (Davis), 218, 329; clothing, 392; coal needs, 19, 230, 233, 277, 368, 403; Columbus battalion, 246-47, 258; criticized, 154, 376; deserters, 144, 247; inventions, 100, 342, 398; James River, 353, 448; manpower shortages, 144, 196, 246-47, 280-81, 348; Mobile, 376; officers (Davis), 348; pay, 144, 156, (Davis), 444; strength, 144; Wilmington, 114-15, 154
  • Navy Department: employees, 390; estimates, 144, 192, 392; flour mill, 243-44; ordnance, 144, 196, 243-44, 280-81, 492, 495; report on, 143-44; rope walk, 144, 192; secretary resigns, 579, 584; shipbuilding, 143-44, 351, 595, (Davis), 227-28. See also Mallory, Stephen R.
  • Nelson, Samuel (sketch, 7:90), 322
  • Netherlands , 58
  • New Hope Church , Ga. , 68
  • New Mexico Territory , 140, 143, 281
  • New Orleans , La. : banks (1862), 304; recapture proposed, 248; trade, 253, 343-44; U.S. operations, 433
  • New Orleans & Jackson Railroad, 191
  • Newton , Willoughby : L to, 430
  • New York , N.Y. , disaffection, 131
  • Niagara Falls peace conference, 25, 30, 89, 101, 320
  • Nicaragua filibuster, 296
  • Nicholson, Joseph D. (sketch, 8:286), 445, 504, 545, 547
  • Nisbet, Robert B., 165
  • Nisewanger, Mary: L from, 600-601
  • Niter and Mining Bureau, 137, 256, 524
  • Norris, J. C.: L from, 544
  • Norris, William (sketch, 9:156): L from, 182
  • North, James H., 595
  • North Carolina: blockade-running efforts, 230; commanders, 199-200, (Davis), 180, 254; conditions, 199, 334, 395-96, 470-71, (Davis), 277, 493; conscription, 20, 81, 149, 187, (Davis), 59, 92, 267; Davis on, 58-59, 91-92; Davises' flight through, 491, 510, 515, 528, 531-32, 540, 541, 543-44, 549-50, 551, 553-54, 557-60, 565, 566; defenses (Davis), 411, 414, 438, 454; disaffection, 118, 122, 150-51, 199, 254, 334, 397, (Davis), 58, 151, 277, 334; legislators and Davis, 230, 334; morale, 345-46, 397, 470-71, (Davis), 58, 59, 492-93, 558; operations, 80-81, 121-22, 410-11, 414, 420, 427, 439-40, 454, 469-70, 483, 485, 491, 501, 531-32, 543, 553-54; railroads, 252, 253, 265, 343, 419, 483, 485, 491, 501, 530, 541, 543, 553, 554, (Davis), 438, 454; resources, 244, 411, (Davis), 438; slaves, 80-81, 235, 395; soldiers' relief, 102-3; Vance's armistice proposal, 533, 539-40; L from citizens, 80-81. See also Vance, Zebulon B.
  • North Carolina , CSS, 143
  • North Carolina , University of, 149
  • North Carolina Railroad, 253, 438, 483, 491, 553, 554
  • North Carolina troops: 36th Artillery, 155; 1st Cavalry, 205; 46th Infantry, 509; 55th Infantry, 22; 58th Infantry, 201; 68th Infantry, 20; Palmer's Legion, 201; 5th Battalion, Partisan Rangers, 201; Davis on, 58, 414; deserters, 200, 254; detailed, 20; militia/home guard, 121, 200, 201; recruiting (Davis), 267; reserves, 5, 18, 132, 154, 182, 203, 267, 470, (Davis), 131, 183; state troops, 200, 410; strength, 155
  • Northeastern Railroad, 399, 401
  • Northern Neck, Va. , defenses, 123 Northrop, Lucius B. (sketch, 1:313): criticized, 234, 307; Davis and, 312, 511-12; described, 312; on impressment, 281, 393-94, meat supply, 244, rations, 198, whiskey ration, 393; promotion, 189; replaced, 312, 394; report by, 394; Ls to, 511-12, cited, 64, 146, 289, 290, 508, 516; mentioned, 364
  • Northumberland County , Va. , defenses, 113
  • Northwest, 25, 27
  • Northwood, James C., 239
  • Nugent, Richard J. (grandnephew-in-law), 576, 578
  • Nunn, Theodore: L from, 121

O

  • Oakland , Md. : Davises at (1859), 46
  • Ocmulgee River , Ga. : Davises cross, 582
  • Oconee River , Ga. , operations, 183-90
  • Ogden, Frederick N., 214
  • Ohio River , 34, 87, 145
  • Ohio Sons of Liberty , 29
  • Old Capitol Prison, 583
  • Oldham , Williamson S. (sketch, 488): Davis and, 254, 398, 488; on continuing war, 313, Davis , 486, 488-89,; L to, 487; Ls from, 398-99, 486; mentioned, 389
  • Olustee , CSS, 143, 157, 231
  • O'Melia, Mary (sketch, 506): Davis on, 503, 559-60; L to, 500
  • Opelika , Ala. : Davis in, 71
  • Orangeburg , S.C. , burned, 400
  • Ord, Edward O. C. (sketch, 6:113): on Rice's Station, 522; peace efforts, 429-30, 438, ( Davis ), 427-28; mentioned, 536, 564
  • Ord, Mary T., 564
  • Order of American Knights, 31, 178
  • Ordnance Bureau: arms contract, 234; claim against (Davis), 553; conscription, 256; estimate, 137; manpower shortages, 8, 110, 196; pay, 151; production, 110, 123. See also artillery; Gorgas, Josiah; munitions
  • Orr, James L.: Davis and, 298, 430; on Davis , 66; mentioned, 379, 485
  • Orr, Jehu A., 198, 309, 321
  • O'Sullivan, John L.: L from, 58
  • Otey, James C., 19
  • Ould, Robert (sketch, 9:109): reports by, 175, 198; Ls from, 17, 113, 115, 436, 448-49, cited, 320; mentioned, 65, 152, 213, 524

P

  • Pacific Railroad surveys: Davis on (1859), 593
  • Palmer, John B. (sketch, 201), 199-200, 202, 254
  • Palmer, Joseph B., 130
  • Palmetto, Ga. : Davis at, 67-68, speaks, 70-71; mentioned, 146
  • Palmetto State , CSS, 401
  • Pamplin Station , Va. , 535
  • Parke, John G. (sketch, 5:51 ), 593
  • Parker, Margaret G., 543
  • Parker, William H.: Davises and, 543, 579-80; mentioned, 546, 547
  • Parsons, Lewis C., 602
  • Patrick Henry (CSA school-ship), 144
  • Patterson, Robert (sketch, 7:213), 595
  • Paul, Samuel B., 208
  • Paxton, Alexander M. (sketch, 2:40 ): L from, 56-57; mentioned, 236
  • Paxton, Robert, 56
  • Paxton, William G., 56
  • Payne, William H., 131
  • peace: J. S. Black and J. Thompson on, 25-26; J. A. Campbell on, 322, 380; CSA sentiment, 41, 54, 73, 113, 153, 238, 326, 334, 343, 376; congressional action, 170, 306, 309, 430; Davis and, 53, 73, 88, 223, 238, 354, 380, 405, 427-28, on, 51, 75, 76, 79, 92, 147, 148, 161-65, 228-29, 317-19, 323-25, 377-78, 383-85, 428, 430, 438, 501; Democratic party on, 23, 26-27, 41, 167, 433; Ga. resolutions, 153, 306, 308-9, (Davis), 161-65; Grant on, 428, 429, 528; Lincoln and, 73, 79, 315-16, 323-25, 432-33, on, 84, 89, 323, 377-78, 381-82; separate state action, 23, 41, 89, 105, 252, 259, 301, 327, 334, 343, 405, 533, 555, 556, 564, (Davis), 84, 92, 161-65; Stephens on, 89, 90, 223, 308-9, 354, 380; Toombs on, 166; U.S. sentiment, 25-27, 51, 170, 223, 259, 345, 354, 432-33, (Davis), 163-65, 228-29. See also Blair, Francis P., Sr.; Hampton Roads, Va. , conference; Niagara Falls peace conference
  • Peachtree Creek , Ga. , Battle of, 70
  • Peake, ------, 216
  • Pearson, ------, 511
  • Pearson, Samuel: L from, 205
  • Peck, ------, 216
  • Peck, William R. (ident., 7:5): Davis on, 304
  • Peebles' Farm, Va. , Battle of, v, 78
  • Pee Dee River defenses, 543
  • Peet, W. H., 4
  • Pegram, James W., 493
  • Pegram, John, 205, 493
  • Pemberton, John C. (sketch, 8:9): criticized, 73-74, 257; Davis and, 73-74, on, 257, 282; Ls from (1863), 598, 600; mentioned, 10
  • Pendleton, William N. (sketch, 7:240): Davis and, xliii, 410; on artillery, 180, 410, Lee, 253, surrender, 537, 539; Ls from, 253-54, 410; mentioned, 120
  • Peninsula campaign: Davis on, 406; mentioned, 425
  • Pennington, John L., 334
  • Pensacola , Fla. , operations, 450
  • Pensacola & Georgia Railroad, 55
  • Perkins, John, Jr. (sketch, 6:5), 309, 310
  • Perrin, Thomas C. (sketch, 419)
  • Perry, Matthew C. (sketch, 6:187), 303
  • Perry, William F., 133
  • Perry's Brigade, 23, 133
  • Person, Samuel J. (sketch, 230): Davis and, 230; L to, 226-29; L from, 157
  • Petersburg , Va. : casualties (Aug.), 149; Davis visits, 22; defenses, 21, 22-23, 132-22, 497; evacuated, 499, 511, 520, 533; navy rope walk, 144
  • Petersburg Railroad, 23, 224, 410
  • Petigru, James L., 264
  • Pettigrew, James Johnston (sketch, 9:193): Davis and (1862), 596
  • Pettus, John J. (sketch, 2:96), 598, 599
  • Phelan, James (sketch, 5:38 ): L to, 429; Ls from, 78-79, 277, 332-33, 411; mentioned, 355
  • Philips, Martin W. (sketch, 4:177): Ls from, 54, 76, 357
  • Phillips, Philip: L to, cited, 578; mentioned, 102
  • Philo Parsons (steamer), 34
  • Phoenix , CSS, 159-60
  • Pickens, Francis W. (sketch, 7:13 ): L to (1861), 596; L from (1861), 594; mentioned, 303
  • Pickett, Edward (sketch, 7:403), 442
  • Pickett, George E. (sketch, 9:210): on deserters, 193; operations, 495, 497, 499, 534; troop strength, 498
  • "Pie Cake" (nickname for Varina Anne Davis)
  • Piedmont , Va. , Battle of, 53
  • Pillow, Gideon J. (sketch, 7:257), 37, 249
  • Pilot's Knob, Mo. , Battle of, 178
  • Planters Insurance, Trust & Loan Co., 449
  • Pleasant Hill , La. , Battle of, 135
  • Pocotaligo , S.C. , operations, 220, 242, 295, 296, 329, 361
  • Point Lookout , Md. , conditions, 431-32
  • Poland : CSA and, 57, 277-78, 390; delegates confer with Davis , xli
  • Polk, Leonidas (sketch, 7:174): Davis and, 61, 74-75; operations, 9, 10, 34, 62; mentioned, 39, 213, 331, 529
  • Pollard, Edward: L from, 326
  • "Polly" (nickname for Margaret Davis Hayes)
  • Pool, Elvira: L from, 113
  • Poplar Spring Church , Va. , Battle of, v, 78
  • Porcher, Frederick A., 126
  • Porter, David D. (sketch, 6:27 ): and Charleston , 341, 360; Fort Fisher expeditions, 155, 240, 304
  • Porter, Fitz John (sketch, 8:341): Davis on, 584
  • Porter, John L., 144
  • Porterfield, John, 32
  • Port Hudson , La. , 154, (1863), 600
  • Port Royal , S.C. : Davis on (1861), 596; U.S. operations, 184, 218, 327
  • Posey, Benjamin L.: Davis and, xlii; L from, 59
  • Posey, Carnot (sketch, 3:74): Davis on, 314
  • Posey, Stanhope: L from, 314
  • Post Office Department: conscription, 260-61, 390, 391; counterfeit documents, 277; Davis on, 353; employees, 147, 260, 390, 391; report on, 146-47; and S. Express Co., 21; stamps, 505; Trans-Miss., 147, 284, 391. See also Reagan, John H.
  • Potomac River operations, 63, 67, 98, 123, 212, 297
  • Potter, Edward E., 401
  • Potts, Richard, 529
  • Poulson, John C., 314
  • Powers, Frank P., 511
  • Powers, Hiram, 589
  • Powers, Nancy: L from, 112
  • Prentiss, Seargent S. (sketches, 1:440, 2:24 ), 174
  • Preston, John S. (sketch, 7:392): Davis and, 112; on Bragg, 37-38, conscription reforms, 37-38, 112, 191, 238, 315, exemptions, 187, 191, 257, 416, Pillow, 39-40; resignation, 38; L to, 329; Ls from, 37-38, 112, 191-92, 238, 257, 315, 431; mentioned, 18, 548. See also Conscription Bureau
  • Preston , William (sketch, 7:448), 30, 200
  • Price, Edwin, 237
  • Price, Joseph, 143
  • Price, Sterling (sketch, 7:189): criticized, 237, 258-59, 339; Mo. campaign, 99, 106, 138, 176, 258-59, 339, 437; recruiting, 108-9, 141, 180; troop strength, 176; mentioned, 140, 389
  • Price, William S.: L from, 159
  • prisoners of war: Appomattox Station, 538; black soldiers, 98, (Davis), 62, 122-23, 599; in Canada, 26, 59, 194; civilian, 17, 123, 213, 223, 436; CSA employs, 128; Danville, 527; Davis addresses, 427; Davis' relatives, 214, 253, 286, 338, 448-49; exchanges, 92, 100, 123, 136-37, 159, 175, 213, 338, 342, 354, 387, 540, (Davis), 46, 62, 148, 253, 278, 448-49, 492; Grant on, 65, 122; guards for, 12, 172, 195; Raleigh, 408; recruiting, 109, 111, 117, 184, 256, (Davis), 100-101; relief efforts, 102-3, 152, 198, 226, 266, 345, 426, 432; rescue attempts, 26, 27, 59, 120, (Davis), 59, 247, (U.S.), 15, 19, 128, 255, 328; Rice's Station, 522; Richmond, 358, 408, 426, 427; Salisbury riot, 190, 238-39; Sayler's Creek, 536, 537; S.C., 16, 128, 169, 172, 255, 328; treatment of, 18, 102, 116, 122, 128, 136, 259, 358, 426, 431-32, 449, 469; U.S. policies, 17, 102-3, 122, 136-37, 226, 259, 387, 540, (Davis), 62, 120, 122-23, 432, 520, 544; L from, 358. See also specific camps, forts, locales, and prisons
  • Pritchard, Benjamin D.: captures Davises , 578, 582; Davis on, 585
  • Providence , R.I. : Davis invited to (1858), 593
  • Provisional Congress records, 235-36
  • provost marshal corps, 313
  • Pugh, James L.: Ls from, 315, 436; mentioned, 313, 436, 443

Q

  • Quarles, William A., 350
  • Quartermaster's Department: conscription, 103; criticized, 117, 396; estimates, 137, 222-23; finances, 214, 281, 351; officers' assignments, 389, 435; report on clothing, 215. See also Lawton , Alexander R.
  • Quinn, David, 131

 R

  • railroads: conditions, 17, 210, 417, 465; CSA and, 112, 147, 253, 307, 402, 429, 449, ( Davis ), 311; construction, 332, 408, 429, ( Davis ), 402; iron for, 137, 246, ( Davis ), 148. See also specific lines and locales
  • Rains, Gabriel J. (sketch, 1:356): on Tecumseh, 113, 114; L from, 114
  • Rains, George W., 170, 171, 181, 203, 296
  • Raleigh , CSS, 143
  • Raleigh , N.C. , 397, 408, 438, 439
  • Ramseur, Stephen D., 225
  • Ramsey, J. G. M. (sketch, 49): L from, 47
  • Randolph, George W. (sketch, 8:121): L from (1862), 597; mentioned, 349
  • Ransom, Robert (sketch, 9:157): assignment, 158, 220; L from, 189
  • Rappahannock , CSS, 143, 232
  • Rappahannock River , 114
  • Read, Charles W., 143
  • Read, Theodore, 522
  • Reagan, John H. (sketch, 7:420): acting treasury secretary, 579, 583; and armistice, 552, 558; captured, 582-83; and CSA funds, 575; Davises and, 506, 563, 582-83; on conscription, 260-61, surrender, 556-57, 562; Ls from, 21, 146-47, 193, 260-61, 284, 391, 556-57; mentioned, 560. See also Post Office Department
  • Reams' Station, Va. , Battle of, 23, 58
  • Rebel War Clerk's Diary , 350
  • reconstruction (reunion): Davis on, 75, 82, 84, 317, 377-78, 384-85, 430, 559; Lincoln on, 378; opposed, 56, 114, 187, 267, 301, 327, 347, 350, 392, 548, 556; possible results of, 371, 392; supported, 41, 78; U.S. sentiment, 25, 352. See also disaffection
  • Red Gauntlet (blockade-runner), 100
  • Red River , La. , operations (1865), 429
  • Red River campaign, 107, 108, 138, 436
  • Reed, Laura, 169
  • Reed, Thomas B. (ident., 2:686): L from, 169
  • refugees: Davis family, 395-96, 444-45, 469; mentioned, 19, 36, 47, 66, 76, 102, 113, 132, 138-39, 179, 214, 295, 395, 477, 561, (Davis), 63, 79, 549
  • Republican party, 322, 324, 341, 380
  • Resaca , Ga. , Battle of, 68
  • retaliation: and prisoner policies, 17, 259, ( Davis ), 122-23; supported, 46, 194, 283, 369-70, 598
  • Reynolds, A. E., 22
  • Reynolds, Alexander W., 294
  • Reynolds, Thomas C. (sketch, 7:190): on 1863 Mo. campaign, 452-53, 1864 campaign, 177, 237, 339; Ls from, 237, 339, 452-53; mentioned, 109, 142
  • Rhea, Robert P.: L from, 10-11
  • Rhett, Alfred, 102
  • Rice's Station, Va. , skirmish, 521
  • Richards, E. G.: L from, 350
  • Richardson, Robert V. (sketch, 10:347), 152
  • "rich man's war," 78, 103, 172, 358
  • Richmond , CSS, 353
  • Richmond, Va.: almshouse, 244; black recruits, 435, 493; cost of living, 216, 491, (Davis), 148; Davis speaks at, 382-86, 427; defenses, 134, 252, 260, 309, 341, 359, 416, 447, 494, (Davis), 51, 63, 225, 257, 282, 336, 370, 423, 426-27, 437, 448, 454, 493, 500, (Lee), 222, 224, 238, 364, 410-11, 421, 432, 441, 448, 450-51, 491, 499-500; evacuation, 313, 495-96, 499-500, 513, 520, (Davis), 499, 502, 503-4, 559-60, fire, 515; food supplies, 224, 352, 394, 403, 491; habeas corpus (Davis), 151; hospital, 244; morale, 305, 496, (Davis), 383, 493, 564; navy ordnance works, 280-81; prisoners of war in, 358, 408, 426, 427
  • Richmond & Danville Railroad: conditions, 502, 542; U.S. operations, 476, 491, 499, 522, 531, 542
  • Richmond Armory, 416
  • Richmond Arsenal: Davis and, 402
  • Richmond City Gas Works: Davis and, 429
  • Richmond County , Va. , defenses, 113-14
  • Richmond Dispatch, 290, 367
  • Richmond Enquirer, 367, 369, 489
  • Richmond Examiner, 414, 445
  • Richmond Press Association, 111
  • Richmond Sentinel, 309, 337, 355, 485
  • Richmond Whig, 433, 485
  • Ridley, Bromfield L., Jr.: L from, 21
  • Ripley, Roswell S. (sketch, 7:428): assignment, 91, 189, 197-98, 216, 217, 222, ( Davis ), 56, 122, 217, 299; criticized, 54, 72-73, 122, 189, 222, 299; mentioned, 297, 337, 390, 599
  • Ritter, Henry P., 436
  • Rivers Bridge , S.C. , skirmish, 375
  • Rives, Alfred L.: assignment ( Davis ), 530; L from, 531
  • Rives, William Cabell: L from, 315; mentioned, 309
  • Roane, Archibald, 196
  • Roanoke River defenses, 358
  • Robert (slave). See Brown(e), Robert
  • Robert, William F.: L from, 252
  • Roberts, Calvit: L from, 131
  • Roberts, Robert W. (sketch, 2:103), 131
  • Robertson, Beverly H., 189
  • Robertson, Felix H.: Davis and, 582; operations, 96, 98, 209
  • Robertson, John J.: Davis and, 581
  • Robinson, Susan M.: L from, 112-13
  • Rock Hill , N.C. , 200
  • Roddey, Philip D. (sketch, 9:5): assignment ( Davis ), 341, 367; operations, 329-30, (Aug.), 602
  • Rodes, Robert E. (sketch, 8:260), 110, 225
  • Rodes's Division, 222, 224, 225, 236
  • Rogers, Andrew J., 496
  • Rogers, Sidney J., 434
  • Rome Railroad, 73
  • Rosecrans, William S. (sketch, 8:471), 106, 109, 177-78
  • Ross, Alexander M.: Davis and (1863), 599
  • Ross, Lawrence S. (sketch, 10:362), 209
  • Rosser, Thomas L.: Appomattox campaign, 498, 522, 523, 527; promoted ( Davis ), 131; troop strength, 475, 522
  • Rothschild, N. M., & Son, 579
  • Rousseau, Lovell H. (sketch, 7:447), 16
  • Roy, Thomas B.: L to, cited, 64, 70; L from, cited, 68, 70
  • Ruffin, Frank G., 239
  • Ruggles, Daniel (sketch, 7:198), 371
  • Russell, Daniel L., Jr., 192
  • Russell, Lord John (sketch, 7:106), 345, 425
  • Russellville , Tenn. , skirmish, 202
  • Rutledge, Benjamin H., 303

 S

  • Sabine Pass , Texas , Battle of, 260
  • St. Albans , Vt. , raid, 28, 34
  • St. Andrews , S.C. , defenses (1863), 599
  • St. John , Isaac M. (sketch, 524): appointed commissary general, 312, 394; L from, cited, 394, 521, 537; mentioned, 521
  • St. Joseph , La. , raid, 111
  • St. Louis , Mo. , 27, 106, 178, 179
  • St. Martin , Jules de (sketch, 9:379), 518
  • St. Patrick (CSA torpedo boat), 326
  • St. Paul 's Episcopal Church: Davises and, xliii, xlvi
  • Sale , John B. (sketch, 8:547): Ls from, 171, 342, 355; mentioned, 154, 402, 489
  • Salisbury , N.C. : Davis speaks at, 58, 81, travels through, 549; prison, 190, 238-39, 408; threatened, 414, 485
  • Salkehatchie River , S.C. , operations, 295, 299-300, 361, 375, 377, 390-91
  • salt: Ark. , 177; Ga. , 476-77; La. , 77; N.C., 118, 122; in rations, 393; S.C., 114, 127; Va. , 96-97
  • Saltville , Va. , Battle of (Oct.), 95-98, 125
  • Saluda River , S.C. : Davis crosses, xlvi
  • Sanders, Anna R., 28
  • Sanders, Edward J.: Davis and, 239
  • Sanders, George N.: L from, 432-33; mentioned, 28, 552
  • Sanders, George N., Jr.: L from, cited, 28
  • Sanders, John C. C. (sketch, 10:580), 23
  • Sanders, Lewis (1843-94) (sketch, 28), 24, 432
  • Sandersville , Ga. : Davis at, xlvii; skirmish, 188
  • Sandy Creek , Va. , 95
  • San Jacinto , USS, 426
  • Santee River , S.C. , defenses, 399, 400, 401
  • Sara (slave), 560
  • Savannah , Albany & Gulf Railroad, 219, 332
  • Savannah, Ga.: banks, 305; cotton, 241, 326, 360, 398, 408; defenses, 171, 214, 215, 216, 218-19, 222, 238, 243, 294, (Davis), 216, 218, 225; evacuated, 242, 243, (Davis), 240; loss of, 224, 238, 244, 251, 285, 293, 489; navy works, 244; Sherman and, 293; threatened, 169, 171, 182, 185, 188, 203, 206, 215, 218-19, 233
  • Savannah Republican, 169-70
  • Saxton, Rufus: Davises and, 547
  • Sayler's Creek, Va. , Battle of, 521, 534
  • Schaumburg , Wright C. (sketch, 578): L from, 459; mentioned, 576
  • Schley, Tench: Davis and, 104
  • Schofield, John M. (sketch, 457): Davis and, 457; N.C. operations, 366, 410-11, 440, 459, ( Davis ), 416, 454, 489-90; Spring Hill, 251; troop strength, 440, 470, 474; mentioned, 145, 304, 568
  • Scott, John S. (sketch, 8:334): assignment, 268, 352; criticized, 76-77, 80, 128-29, 253, 268, 432; Davis on, 352
  • Scott, Winfield (sketch, 1:107), 387
  • Screven, John H., 261
  • Screven's Ferry causeway described, 222
  • Seago, Alvan K., 19-20
  • Seal, John R., 114
  • secession, 131, 449, 488, ( Davis ), 317, 334, 500
  • secret service: Benjamin and, 34; Davis and, 34; funds, 3, 31, 40, 103-4, 120, 174, 330-31; Seddon on, 4, 98, 600; units offered, 98, (1863), 600
  • Seddon, James A. (sketch, 7:115): criticized, 182; Davis and, 17, 67, 182, 206, 216, 339, 410, on, 368-69; Magruder and, 213; on amnesty, 7, artillery bill, 410, blacks in army, 6, 124, 136-37, 347, Bragg, 7, 151, J. E. Brown, 90, 93, 300, B. F. Butler, 122, cavalry, 136, conscription, 6-7, 136-37, 187, Cotton Bureau, 344, 350-51, cotton burning, 363, trade, 14, 77-78, 215-16, 234, 344, Davis, 313, 453, disaffection, 150-51, Grant, 122, habeas corpus, 151, T. A. Harris contract, 4, impressment, 137, 192, 198, Indian Affairs, 138, 404, Johnston's correspondence, 268, 331, 405, Lee, 136, manpower needs, 6-7, W. Norris, 182, passports, 314, Piedmont Railroad, 265, prisoners of war, 122, 136-37, 213, recruiting deserters, 7, 20, recruiting prisoners, 101, 184, reserves, 6-7, 13, 123, 136, Salisbury riot, 239, secret service, 98, 103-4, 330-31, 600, U.S. operations, 135-36, War Dept. organization, 196, salaries, 212; replies for Davis, 17, 213, 603; resigns, 339, 342-43, 404, (Davis), 368-69; War Dept. report, 135-37; Ls to, 67, 71, 72, 78, 79, 151, 267, 368-69; Ls from, 6-7, 17, 60, 78, 124, 135-37, 150-51, 159-60, 169, 171-72, 175, 184, 187, 192, 193, 196, 198, 206, 212, 213, 214, 215-16, 222-23, 233, 234-35, 243, 244, 265, 268, 281, 284, 285, 314, 326, 330-31, 339, 344, 347, 350-51, 368-69, 453; mentioned, 40, 47, 152, 298, 320. See also War Department
  • Selma , Ala. : navy ordnance works, 144, 196, 244, 280, 452; U.S. operations, 207, 452, 501, 513, 525
  • Selma , CSS, 143
  • Semmes, Myra K. (sketch, 517), 173, 513, 517
  • Semmes, Raphael (sketch, 8:283): Davis and, xliv; mentioned, 173, 448, 509, 528
  • Semmes, Thomas J. (sketch, 173): Davises and, 517; on peace convention, 166, 173; Ls from, 355, 424; mentioned, 197, 304, 337, 485
  • Semple, James A., 575
  • Senate: bills on conscription, 438, courts-martial, 431, franking, 353, price controls, 159, promotions, 434, salaries and transportation, 435; committee on public defense, 313-14; Davis and, 410, 430, 464, 484-85; Johnston and, 312; Lee as general in chief, 337; on blacks as soldiers, 310, 460-61; resolutions on aides' rank, 435, CSA employees, 390, 391, 408, exemptions, 187, 368, finances, 279, intemperance, 234, Johnston's report, 268, 331, munitions, 280-81, peace, 170, rations, 198, recruiting prisoners of war, 184, Richmond almshouse, 244, E. K. Smith, 312-13; secret sessions, 198, 279, 337, 484; Stephens and, 306; and trade regulations, 52, 215, 235; vetoes, 348, 353, 434, 435; Ls to, 171, 189, 235, 331, 348, 353, 377-79, 399, 430-31, 434, 435, of transmittal, 170, 184, 187, 198, 234, 244, 268-69, 368, 370, 390, 408; L from senators, 355
  • Seven Pines, Va. , Battle of: Davis on, 406
  • Seward, William H. (sketch, 4:46 ): assassination attempt, 544; Blair on, 318; Davises on, 318, 322; Hampton Roads, 371, 378, 380; on 1864 election, 23, slavery, 326, Thirteenth Amendment, 381; mentioned, 345
  • Sexton, Franklin B., 415
  • Seymour, Horatio, 433
  • Sharp, Jacob H., 444
  • Shaw, J. D.: L to, 457
  • Shaw, James, Jr.: L to, 593
  • Shea, George: L from, cited, 579
  • Sheffey, Hugh W. (sketch, 336): L to, 335-36; L from, 332
  • Shelby, Joseph O. (sketch, 10:606): operations, 108, 141, 175-76, 452; recommended, 259
  • Shelley, Charles M., 539
  • Shenandoah , CSS, 231
  • Shenandoah Valley , Va. : disaffection, 117, 248, 376; operations, 19, 78, 98, 110, 112, 117, 135, 145, 195-96, 205, 222, 224, 236, 341, 370, 451, 452, 521, 539, ( Davis ), 51, 63, 225, 370; recruiting, 171; mentioned, 48, 121, 469, 506
  • Shepperson, A. B., 553
  • Sheridan, Philip H. (sketch, 10:479): Appomattox, 538; assignments, 53, 352; criticized, 46, 123; Petersburg, 456, 476, 481, 497, 499; troop strength, 498; Valley operations, 88, 135, 205, 303, 341, 459, (Davis), 145, 240
  • Sherman, William T. (sketch, 9:6): armistice with Vance, 533, 539, (Davis), 539-40; Atlanta, 15, 29, 60, 602, (Davis), 74-75, 91, 102, 147; Bentonville, 459, 472, (Davis), 454; capture rumored, 260; Columbia, 400; criticized, 46, 244, 442; Davis on, 3-4, 51-52, 60, 61-63, 71, 74-75, 79-80, 85, 91-92, 145, 146, 147, 170, 216, 225, 287, 289, 291, 314, 331-32, 370, 373, 386, 416, 454, 489-90, 584; V. Davis on, 574; Ga. operations, vi-vii, 9, 15, 58, 64-65, 94, 110, 144, 146, 157, 169, 181, 183, 188, 189-90, 206-8, 246, 255, 256-57, 266, 283, 286, 359-60; Grant and, 146, 178, 304, 351-52, 452, 476; Johnston and, 439, 459, 473-74, 543, 548, 554-55, 556, 564-65, 576, 578, (Davis), 454, 526, 551, 558, 562, 565, 574; Jonesboro, 4, 15; Lee on, 171, 375, 410-11, 421, 441, 473-74; Lincoln on, 146; Meridian campaign, 109; on armies' strengths, 440, armistice, 552, 562, 564, Beauregard's strategy, 211, Bentonville, 456, 472, Davis, 63, 89-90, 552, Hardee's force, 221, his strategy, 145-46, 256-57, 361, 400, 401, 422, Mo. campaign, 108, 178, N.C. raids, 201, Savannah occupation, 221, 294; reinforcements for, 6, 176, 237, 297, 303, 363-64, 366, 437, (Davis), 80, 225; Savannah, 220-21, 233, 238, 241, 244, 293; S.C./N.C. operations, vi-vii, 216, 246, 252, 294, 295, 325-26, 341, 342, 351, 359-60, 372, 401, 403, 410-11, 418, 424, 427, 439, 529, (Davis), 321-22, 373, 416, 489-90; strategy, 95-96, 146, 155, 169, 171, 211-12, 293, 341, 351-52, 359-60, 421, 427, (Davis), 145, 194, 225, 287, 400, 424; troop strength, 13, 145-46, 208, 289, 293, 326, 361, 366, 405, 440, 470, 474, 561; mentioned, 12, 19, 42, 45, 54, 66, 88, 97, 169, 175, 242, 250, 266, 327, 348, 426, 520
  • Signal Corps: criticized, 195, 217, 345; mentioned, 98, 111, 182
  • Signal Hill , Va. , action, 144
  • Simmons, A. J.: L from, 372
  • Simms, James P., 536
  • Simms, William E., 310, 311
  • Simpson, William D., 299
  • Sims, Frederick W., 311
  • Singleton, James W. (sketch, 480), 381, 387, 478
  • slavery: abolition for peace/recognition, 54, 266-67, 271, 314-15, 321, 345, 347, 355, 392, 402, 413-14, 425, 457, 461; antislavery movement, 30, 266-67, 326; F. P. Blair on, 316-17, 321, 324; as cause of war, 317, 326, 392; Davis on, 76, 84, 148, 316-17, 378, 413, 500, 599; defended, 103, 124-25, 136-37, 161, 205, 267, 358-59, 371, 392, 430, 457, 460, 468; Lincoln on, 381, 460; statistics, 110, 358
  • slaves: Ala., 76, 436; army/navy use as laborers, 5, 6-7, 16, 45, 76, 112-13, 118, 124, 136-37, 157, 192, 195, 196, 233, 235, 288, 293, 295, 350, 390, 391, 394-95, 397, 408, 416, 458, 509, 528, (Davis), 148, 170, 353, as soldiers, 45, 55, 64, 104, 121, 124-25, 127-28, 136-37, 159, 161, 172, 188-89, 239, 248, 252, 259, 266, 285, 286, 301, 307, 310, 315, 326, 327, 345, 347, 350, 355, 358, 367, 369-70, 376, 391, 397, 402, 413, 426, 434-35, 436, 441, 443, 444, 459, 461-62, 476, 481, 496, 509, 525, 529, (Davis), 148, 353, 412-13, 427, 437-38, 460-61, 486, 492-93; Davis family's, 21, 288, 445, 481; emancipation proposed, 117, 125, 267, 391, for military service, 136, 188-89, 266, 345, 413, 468, 476, 496, (Davis), 205, 461; Fla., 55, 130, 332; Ga., 16, 46, 170, 255, 285, 293, 295; impressed, 8, 117, 121, 138, 191, 192, 233, 235, 243, 257, 258-59, 310, 458, 459, 494, 509; insurrection feared, 268; La., 268, 326; Miss., 104, 157, 288, 326, 444, 446, 458, 481, 529, (Davis), 353; N.C., 79-80, 118, 235, 285, 394; offered as inducement to U.S. soldiers, 137, 215, 358-59; runaways, 80, 117, 122, 137, 285, 295, 391-92, 458, 599; Seddon on, 6-7, 124, 136-37; S.C., 127-28, 129, 137, 257, 293, 327; as spies, 345, 578; Trans-Miss., 141; U.S. Army and, 19, 45-46, 55, 104, 114, 117, 127-28, 129, 130, 136-37, 177, 188, 215, 266, 314-15, 332, 358-59, 391-92, 397, 412-13, 548, 556, 599; Va., 8, 96, 104, 112-13, 117, 157, 192, 202, 233, 235, 310, 314-15, 382, 426, 441, 443, 458, 459, 460-61, 476, 486, 496, 506, 509. See also blacks; Davis, Jefferson--servants and slaves
  • Slidell , John (sketch, 5:7): and Kenner mission, 270-71; mentioned, 29, 158, 169, 280
  • Slocum, Henry W. (sketch, 9:81), 185, 400, 456, 472
  • smallpox, 179, 516, 575
  • Smith, Andrew J. (sketch, 6:113): Mo. campaign, 178, 179; operations, 196-97, 366, 367, 451
  • Smith, Anna Davis (sister) (sketch, 1:329): Davis on, 291
  • Smith, Edmund Kirby (sketch, 8:31): assignment, 213, 429, 433-34, 437, 482, (Davis), 364, 563; and Cotton Bureau, 344, 350-51; criticized, 94, 108, 312-13, 433; Davis on, 181, 197, 245-46, reprimands, 10, 94, 245-46; East Tenn., 48; and Miss. River crossings, 94, 98-99, 176, 429, 436-37, 482, (Davis), 72, 94, 197, 245-46, 365; Mo. campaign, 106-7; on Miss. River crossings, 98-99, 176, 429, 436-37, Mo. campaign, 141, 176, 437, monetary crisis, 223, strategy, 99, 429, 433, 437, Taylor, 305, Texas troops, 397-98; operations, 106-7, 175-76, 389, 436-37; praised, 106-7, 255, 312; recruiting abroad, 279, 390; Red River campaign, 175-76; requested, 197; Ls to, 10, 72, 196, 245-46, 364; Ls from, 98-99, 144, 175-76, 223, 397-98, 429, 433-34, 436-37, cited, 109; mentioned, 9, 138, 140, 288, 346, 415, 459, 510, 578. See also Trans-Mississippi Department
  • Smith, F. Bell: L from, 443
  • Smith, Gustavus W. (sketch, 7:306): assignment (Davis), 203; operations, 184, 185-86, 206, 245, 296; troop strength, 294, 297, 302, 334; mentioned, 115, 330, 374, 376, 405
  • Smith, John W.: Davis and, 588-89
  • Smith, Larkin, 150, 172
  • Smith, Martin L. (sketch, 7:363), 16, 179, 192
  • Smith, Norman, 100
  • Smith, Norman W., 198
  • Smith, Persifor F. (sketch, 5:74): Davis and, 588; L to, 588
  • Smith, Stokes A. ("Sol A.") (sketch, 8:470), 107, 109
  • Smith, William (sketch, 461): Davis and, 354, 528; on Davis and Stephens, 310, peace, 382-83, slaves as soldiers, 310, 413, 476, 496; Ls to, 150, 233, 432, 460-61, 486; Ls from, 117, 235, 377, 426, 476, 496; mentioned, 435, 459
  • Smith, William A.: Davis and, xlv
  • Smith, William E.: Ls from, 254, 285
  • Smith, William N., 340
  • Smith, William R., 309
  • Smith's Island , N.C. , defenses, 204
  • Smulders, Egidius: L from, 109
  • Snead, Benjamin W., 496
  • Snead, Thomas L., 309
  • Sneed, James R.: L from, 169-70
  • Snyder, Asa, 416
  • Soldiers' Aid Society ( Wilmington ), 36
  • Soldiers Tract Association, 213
  • Sons of Liberty : and France , 601-2; membership, 29; in Midwest , 25-26, 31, 34, 480
  • South Carolina: bank, 270, 271; commander, 220, 238; conditions, 55, 114, 127, 158, 238, 417-18, 530-31; congressional delegation and Davis, 298; conscription, 12, 41-42, 55, 114, 129, 158, 257, 429; Davis in, 81, 568, 580-81, on, 82-83, 85-86; V. Davis in, 540, 544, 556, 569-70, 572; disaffection, 12, 88, 199, 500; military districts, 71, 220; morale, 42, 82, 238, 251, 255, 257, 284, 347, 417-18, 441-42, 530-31; operations, 129, 215, 218-20, 237-38, 244, 246, 255, 260, 295, 327, 329, 341, 351-52, 359-60, 371-72, 375, 376, 377, 390-91, 395, 399, 403, 418, 422, 424-25, 442, 554, (Davis), 216, 240, 284-85, 298, 331-32, 376-77, 390, 400 (1861), 596; railroads, 215, 216, 237-38, 284, 294, 325-26, 327, 372, 375, 376, 390-91, 395, 399, 401, 408, 418, 419, 501, 554, (Davis), 298; resources, 114, 129, 359, 442, 500, 530-31, 572; slaves, 129, 327; L from congressmen, 197-98. See also Charleston , S.C. ; Columbia , S.C.
  • South Carolina Railroad, 237-38, 284, 294, 325, 372, 375, 376, 395
  • South Carolina troops: Butler's division, 302; 2d Cavalry, 303; 3d Cavalry, 220; Conner's Brigade, 297, 298, 302; 14th Infantry, 571; 27th Infantry, 149; called up, 216, (Davis), 373; deserters, 55; militia, 12, 220, 252, 293, 297, 300, 302, 327, 377, 500; reserves, 11, 12, 13, 41, 172, 218, 220, 277, 293, 297, 325, 327, (Davis), 11, 86, 376-77; state troops, 206, 327, 530; strength, 293, 297, 300, 302
  • "Southern Club" ( Md. ), 195
  • Southern Express Co., 21, 147
  • Southside Railroad: in Appomattox campaign, 522, 527, 533, 534, 537; U.S. operations, 134, 456, 476, 481, 491, 498, 509, 522
  • Spanish Fort, Ala. , Battle of, 451
  • Sparrow, Edward (sketch, 10:453): L from, 304; mentioned, 102, 169, 337
  • speculators/extortioners: Ark., 280; criticized, 18, 42, 76, 159, 357, 396, 468, (Davis), 62, 87, 384; Ga., 161, 255-56; Lee on, 338-39; La., 191, 214; Miss., 128, 129, 188, 214, 253; S.C., 114, 127, 480; U.S., 32
  • Speed, John M.: L to, 19
  • Spence, ------, 195
  • Spencer (slave) (ident., 507), 504
  • spies: for CSA, 195, 340, 368; for U.S. , 41, 122, 151, 195, 217, 224, 345, 436, 578
  • Spring Hill , Tenn. , Battle of, 251
  • Stamps, Isaac Davis (nephew) (sketch, 5:135), 288
  • Stamps, Lucinda Davis (sister) (sketch, 1:19 ): Davis on, 291; praised, 292; L to, 291-92; mentioned, 585
  • Stanfield, John: L from, 148-49
  • Stanton, Edwin M. (sketch, 8:311): on J. S. Black's mission to Canada , 29, Ord/Longstreet talks, 428, presidential election, 26, trade through lines, 481; mentioned, 322, 388, 550
  • Starke, Peter B. (sketch, 2:198), 137
  • Starr, James H., 147
  • State Department, 24, 104, 158, 190-91, 356. See also Benjamin , Judah P.
  • state rights: F. P. Blair on, 324; J. E. Brown and, 300; Davis on, 54, 76, 85-86, 287, 430, 500; U.S. and, 557; mentioned, 73, 259
  • Steadman, Enoch: L from, 602-3
  • Steele, Frederick (sketch, 9:413): on Davis , 142; operations, 99, 106, 138, 196-97; troop strength, 99, 141
  • Steele, John H., 65
  • Steever, George G., 197
  • Stephens, Alexander H. (sketch, 4:50): addresses Senate, 306; captured, 582-83; criticized, viii, 92, 463; Davis and, 64, 90, 173-74, 282-83, 306, 355-56, 357-58, on, 379-80; Hampton Roads, 356, 357-58, 364, 367-68, 377-81, 405, 463; on amnesty, 308, Blair mission, 355-56, conscription, 308, Davis, 174, 223, 308, 353-54, 389, habeas corpus, 308, Hampton Roads, 356, 357-58, 378-81, impressment, 308, Johnston, 308, peace, 89, 166, 167-68, 174, 223, 306, 308-9, 466, presidential election, 174, 353-54, strategy, 309, war effort (1863), 466; peace mission (1863), 354, 387, (Davis), 83, 384; Ls to, 173, 282-83, 356; Ls from, 223-24, 353-54, 357-58, 379-80; mentioned, 165, 264, 418
  • Stephens, Linton (sketch, 165): convention proposal, 463; on Davis , 264, 465; peace resolutions ( Davis ), 161-65; Wigfall and, 262; mentioned, viii
  • Steuart, Adam D. (sketch, 1:267), 588
  • Steuart, Mary B.: L to (1854), 588
  • Stevens, ------, 213
  • Stevens, Walter H. (sketch, 7:97), 500, 524, 531
  • Stevenson, Carter L. (sketch, 8:333), 200, 390, 397, 420
  • Stevenson, Vernon K.: L from, 327
  • Stewart, Alexander P. (sketch, 10:528): assignments, 303, 370; Davis and, 68; operations (1865), 405, 414, 416, 420, 422, 424-25, 427; Spring Hill, 251; troop strength, 349, 361, 366, 372, 420, 472; mentioned, 21, 35
  • Stewart, Kensey J. (sketch, 119): Davis on, 120, 149-50; Lee and, 118-19; L to, cited, 120; Ls from, 194-95, 217, 344-45, cited, 120
  • Stillwell, C. O.: L from, 18
  • Stoess, Margaret Howell (sister-in-law) (sketch, 2:248): captured, 582; Davis and, 576; on R. Brown(e), 507; mentioned, 81, 505, 510, 514, 540, 541, 546, 560, 570, 573, 584
  • Stone, John M., 345
  • Stoneman, George (sketch, 9:156): Davis on, 46; East Tenn. , 351, 450; Va./N.C. operations, 483, 485, 491, 521
  • Stonewall (CSA ram), 231
  • Stoney, J. D., 149
  • Stout, Samuel H., 65
  • Strahl, Otho F., 249
  • Strasburg , Va. , skirmish, 110
  • Stringfellow, Frank (sketch, 119): Davis and, xlv, 118-19; Ls to, cited, 119; Ls from, cited, 119
  • Stringfellow, John H.: Ls from, 247, 391-92
  • Strong, Caleb, 86
  • Strong, John W.: L from, 109
  • Stuart, J. E. B. (sketch, 7:243), 601
  • Subsistence Department. See Commissary Department
  • Sulakowski, Valery, 279, 390
  • Sullivan County, Tenn., conditions, 10-11, 283-84
  • Sullivan's Island , S.C. , defenses, 189
  • Sumner, Charles (sketch, 4:216), 46, 232
  • Sumner, Edwin V. (sketch, 1:294), 519
  • surgeon general. See Medical Department
  • Surles, W. B.: L from, 172
  • Surratt, John H., 121
  • Sussex County , Va. : L from citizens, 104
  • Sutherlin, William T. (sketch, 508): Davis and, 441, 500-501, 508, on, 542-43; L to, 543; Ls from, 441, 542-43
  • Swain, David L.: L from, 149; mentioned, 533, 560

T

  • Tabb, Emily R., xliii
  • Tabb, William B., xliii
  • Tacony (Am. bark), 143
  • Taliaferro, William B., 189, 296
  • Talisman (blockade-runner), 256
  • Tallahassee , CSS: career of, 115, 143; Davis on, 115, 118, 227-29; mentioned, 19, 105, 114, 115, 156, 157
  • Tallahassee , Fla. , threatened, 130
  • Talley, John W.: L from, 396
  • Tarpley, Collin S. (sketch, 5:16 ), 585
  • Tarpley, Eliza: L from, 585
  • Tate, Samuel: L from, 128
  • Taylor, Mary Frances W., 517
  • Taylor, Richard (sketch, 1:408): assignments, 14, 142, 169, 176, 189, 206, 245, 251, 266, 338, 339-40, 450, (Davis), 71, 78, 150, 170, 171, 181, 194, 267, 314, 332, 512, 525, 526; criticized, 80, 128, 305; Davis and, 67, 71, 75-76, 81, 332, 367, on, 584; on Army of Tenn., 75, 298, 329-30, 332, 339-40, his assignment, 339-40, Johnston, 339, Miss. River crossings, 94, 339-40, Mobile, 450, 542, navy, 376, strategy, 75, 370, 542, Tenn. campaign, 75, 329, Trans-Miss., 75, 339-40; operations, 190, 192, 197, 520, 542, (Davis), 334, 365, 367, 370; praised, 128, 357; recommended, 35-36, 247; Red River campaign, 108, 436-37; E. K. Smith and, 94, 108, 305, 436-37; surrenders, 528; troop strength, 348-49, 366; Ls to, 11, 150, 194, 314, 332, 353, 367, 511, 512; Ls from, 18-19, 67, 71, 100, 152, 190, 298, 329-30, 339-40, 355, 370, 372, 376, 542; mentioned, 45, 186, 208, 271, 277, 389, 451, 574
  • Taylor, Thomas E., 579
  • Taylor, Thomas H., 387
  • Taylor, Walter H.: Davis and, xlii; on continuing war, 476
  • Taylor, Zachary (sketch, 1:250), 256, 425
  • Tecumseh , USS, 20, 113, 114, 143
  • telegraph: Bragg on, 369; ciphers, 184, 235, 280, 364, 438, 509, 531, 566; invention, 174, 284; report on, 147
  • Telfair, James R.: L from, 19
  • Tennant, Hugh M., 195
  • Tennessee: disaffection, 199; gubernatorial election, 342; Hood's campaign, vi, 144, 145-46, 157, 248-49, 268, 283, 350, (Beauregard), 184, 206-8, 246, (Davis), 194, 286, 289; morale, 136, 248; presidential election, 48, 168; recruiting, 248, (Davis), 79, 92, 193; resources, 15; U.S. occupation, 48, (Davis), 92, 136; Ls from congressmen, 193, 342. See also East Tennessee ; Middle Tennessee; West Tennessee
  • Tennessee , CSS, 143
  • Tennessee River crossings, 43, 85, 146
  • Tennessee troops: 1st Infantry, (Davis), 71; 21st Infantry, 442; Richardson 's Brigade, 152; reserves, 127
  • Tennille , Ga. , 186, 187
  • Terry, Alfred H. (sketch, 472): operations, 134, 304, 440; troop strength, 352, 470
  • Texas: commanders, 139, 143; conditions, 138-39, 172; conscription, 172, 397-98; cotton trade, 447, 488; impressment, 103; operations, 139-40, 346, 433, 556, (Davis), 260, 482; secession, 465
  • Texas troops: Texas Brigade, 425; abuses by, 577; reserves, 433; state troops, 139, 397-98
  • Thomas, George H. (sketch, 7:213): Davis on, 584; Nashville, 250; operations, 178, 196-97, 207, 208, 250, 302, 329, 341, 348, 351, 363, 364, 370, 425, 450, 459, (Davis), 314, 332, 365, 454, 525; troop strength, 211, 250; mentioned, 300
  • Thomas, William H. (sketch, 9:224): Davis and, xlii; mentioned, 254, 267
  • Thompson, Catherine J. (sketch, 35), 28
  • Thompson, Jacob (sketch, 2:101): Canada mission, 24-28, 120, 195, 217, 345, 417, 432; Ls from, 24-28, 59
  • "Thompson, James," 29
  • Thompson, M. Jeff (sketch, 7:294), 452
  • Thorburn, Charles E., 575, 582
  • Tift, Nelson, 244
  • Timberlake, John H.: L from, 202
  • "Tippy," 504
  • tobacco: burning of, 357, 495, ( Davis ), 425, 427; CSA policies, 306, 411, 447, 449, 480; impressed, 391; trade with Europe , 338, 415-16, 459, 480; mentioned, 350, 537
  • Tochman, Gaspar: Ls from, 57, 595-96
  • Tomlin, Harrison B.: L to, 427; L from, 426
  • Toombs, Robert (sketch, 4:236): Davis and, 41, 445; on Davis , 263, 264-65; mentioned, 165, 418, 575
  • Plymouth, 144; torpedo steamer, 247-48; Wilmington (Davis), 328
  • Trans-Mississippi Department: commander, 213, 258, 307, 350-51, 433, 437, 482, 514, (Davis), 455; communication difficulties, 72, 98-99, 103, 113, 123, 172, 237, 344, 367, 368, 424, 429, 433, 455, 459, 555; conditions, vi, 75, 135, 255, 258-59, 307, 514; cotton, 196, 234, 237, 312, 344, 350-51, 390, 487; Davises' possible escape to, 514, 548, 556, 569, 576, 580, (Davis), 559, 561, 563, 577; deserters, 94, 111; finances, 214, 223, 281; general officers, 139-40, 255, 339, 355, (1862), 597, (Davis), 10, 246, 597; morale, 75, 367, 569; operations, 75, 99, 111, 135, 175-76, 346, 389, 433, 449-50, (Davis), 245-46; and Post Office Dept., 146-47, 259, 284, 391; recruiting, 415; reinforcements from, 75, 307, 349, 429, 433, 449-50, 451, 482, 555, (Davis), 245-46, 332, 364, 365, 455; resources, 258; reserves, 433; scouts battalion, 368, 415, 512-13, (Davis), 510; surrendered, 528; and Treasury Dept., 111, 223, 257, 281, 285, 350-51; troop strength, 433. See also specific states; Smith, Edmund Kirby
  • Trapier, James H. (sketch, 7:429), 189, 397
  • "treasure train": Davis on, 504, 542; V. Davis on, 540, 545, 573; travels of, 126, 509, 547, 575, 583; mentioned, 546, 561, 574
  • Treasury Department: agent abroad, 269; bank funds, 192-93, 304; bills of exchange, 579; bonds, 88, 261, 352, 480, 596-97; Commissary Dept. contracts, 239-40, 412; counterfeiters, 213, 277; currency, 19, 37, 77, 127, 151, 159, 172, 174, 223, 252, 255, 266, 267, 304, 358, 396, 404-5, 409, 412, 447, 477-78, 565, 596-97, (Davis), 147-48, 443-44, 563; customs rules, 36; employees, 42, 157, 195; estimates, 217, 257, 340, 358, 434; European loans, 233-34, 269, 277-78, 340, 351, (1863), 599-600; report on (1862), 596-97; Richmond evacuation, 509; salaries, 127; secretary appointed, 171, 579, resigns, 568; and Trans-Miss., 111, 223, 257, 281, 285, 350-51; treasurer appointed, 584; War Dept. requisitions, 151, 226, 281, 351, 408-10. See also Memminger, Christopher G.; "treasure train"; Trenholm, George A.
  • Tredegar Battalion, 8, 110, 494
  • Tredegar Iron Works: Davis on, 492; manpower shortage, 110, 494
  • Tremlett, Francis W., 57
  • Trenholm, Anna Helen, 505, 518
  • Trenholm, Anna Holmes: Davis and, 519
  • Trenholm, Emma J., 505, 518
  • Trenholm, George A. (sketch, 270): appointed treasury secretary, 171; criticized, 479, 480; Davis on, 270; Davises and, xlv, 519, 556; on army pay, 267, 327, 412, bank funds, 304, blockade, 351, 478, Commissary Dept. contracts, 239-40, CSA-owned cotton, 160, 196, 217-18, 477-78, cotton trade, 115-16, 160, 237, 304, 305, 340, 342, 351, 364, 447, 480, Kenner mission, 269, 277-78, redeeming old issue, 252, taxes, 305, 437, trade regulations, 170, 217-18, 477, Treasury deficiencies, 151, 305, 351, 352-53, 364, 412; praised, 405; resigns, 568; L to, 568; Ls from, 72, 115-16, 127, 151, 160, 192, 195, 196, 197, 215, 217-18, 226, 233-34, 237, 252, 257, 267, 269, 277-78, 281, 285, 304, 305, 327, 340, 351, 352-53, 358, 364, 370, 392, 399, 412, 434, 477-78, 489, 568, cited, 270; mentioned, 4, 138, 394, 542, 563. See also Treasury Department
  • Trenholm, William L. (sketch, 519): L from, cited, 519; mentioned, 271, 514
  • Trent affair, 426
  • Triggs, ------, 29
  • Triplett, George W., 311
  • Trudeau, James D., 135
  • Tucker, Beverley (sketch, 8:110), 387
  • Tucker, John R.: L to, 329; L from, 340
  • Tunstall, G. E.: L from, cited, 582
  • Turner, Josiah, 309
  • Turner, Thomas P., 493
  • Tuscaloosa , Ala. , defenses, 445
  • Tyler, John, Jr. (sketch, 10:323): L from, 113

U

  • Union Causeway described, 222
  • unionism. See disaffection; reconstruction (reunion)
  • Unionville , S.C. : Davis travels through, 568
  • United States: abuses by, 137, 557, (Davis), 317; Alabama claims, 232; conscription, 5, 26, 27, 32, 41, 74, 83, 89, 132, 133, 177, 199, 341, 391-92, (Davis), 74; cotton purchases, 478, trade, 398; Davis on, 317, 500, 501; disaffection, 27; finances, 27, 88, 130, 260, 308, 341, 352, 557; foreign commerce (Davis), 227, 229; France and, 237, 259, 425, 548; Great Britain and, 84, 259, 345, 426, 548; Johnston-Sherman armistice, 565; martial law, 137; Mexico policy, 321; morale, 19, 341, (Davis), 228; peace efforts (Davis), 79, policy (Davis), 148; peace sentiment, 25, 26, 27; plot against, 399; presidential election, 25, 45, 48, 73, 90, 111, 130, 168, 173, 353; railroad control, 311; trade with CSA, 481. See also Lincoln, Abraham
  • United States Army: 5th Colored Cavalry, 98; 2d Corps, 134; 4th Corps, 145, 450; 5th Corps, 23, 134, 481, 497, 498; 6th Corps, 145, 203, 212, 498, 536; 8th Corps, 224, 236, 238, 302; 9th Corps, 134; 10th Corps, 134; 14th Corps, 146, 188, 211, 400, 472; 15th Corps, 145, 188, 211, 400, 472; 16th Corps, 176, 178, 366; 17th Corps, 146, 211, 361, 400, 472; 18th Corps, 134; 19th Corps, 145, 224, 236, 238, 297; 20th Corps, 145, 188, 211, 400, 472; 23d Corps, 145, 297, 304, 366; 24th Corps, 304; 25th Corps, 304; Grierson’s cavalry, 176; abuses by, 19, 46, 55, 73, 199, 244, 574, 598, (Davis), 60, 79, 287, 324; artillery, 185; black troops, 98, 114, 125, 136, 177, 242, 286, 301, 302, 321, 352, 391-92, 600, (Davis), 412-13; casualties at Bentonville, 472, in Ga., 110, Nashville, 250, Petersburg, 134, Rice's Station, 522, Saltville, 95, Sandersville, 188; cavalry, 176, 178, 179, 187, 211, 290, 450, 491; CSA deserters in, 395; deserters, 137, 481, recruited, 358; morale, 427, (1863), 598; rations, 393; recruiting, 352, 358-59, abroad, 279, (Davis), 74; reinforcements for, 123, 240, (Davis), 80; salute Davis, 582; slaves and, 19, 45-46, 55, 104, 127-28, 130, 137, 215, 266, 314-15, 332, 391-92, 397, 412-13; strength, 13, 53, 555, at Appomattox, 535, Atlanta (Davis), 407, Ark., 99, East Tenn., 123, 351, Fort Fisher, 247, Ga., 185, 190, 218, 242, 293, 326, Henry Court House, 525, 526, La., 99, 104, 429, Miss., 194, Mo., 437, Nashville, 250, N.C., 440, 470, Rice's Station, 522, S.C., 405, Va., 27, Wilmington, 258; strength of black troops, 136, cavalry, 290, Terry's command, 352, Thomas' command, 364; substitutes, 73, 131, 352; supplies, 15, 197, 422. See also specific commanders and locales; Grant, Ulysses S.; Sherman, William T.
  • United States Christian Commission: L from, 266
  • United States Military Academy : alumni, 204, 205, 296, 457, 523, 524; Davis on, 584, visits (1860), 594
  • United States Navy: blockading squadrons, 155, 401; Fort Fisher, 246, 247, 252, 254, 256; Mobile, 450; plots against, 399, 529; S.C., 395, 397, 401; Wilmington, 155, 228, 242, 243, 258, 302, 372
  • United States War Department expenses (1862-64), 409
  • Upshaw, Edward W.: L from, 36

V

  • Vallandigham, Clement L. (sketch, 28): in Canada , 25, 29; Davis and, 28; on McClellan, 33
  • Van Benthuysen, Alfred C. (sketch, 508), 504
  • Van Benthuysen, Jefferson D.: Davis and, 504, 508; mentioned, 338
  • Van Benthuysen, Watson, Jr. (sketch, 1:437): CSA funds, 575, 578; mentioned, 507
  • Vance, Jack, 200-201
  • Vance, Jerry, 200-201
  • Vance, Zebulon B. (sketch, 8:477): Advance claim, 277, 368, 403; armistice proposal, 533, 539; Bragg and, 155; criticized, 157, 197, (Davis), 229; Davis and, 448, 532, 539, 552, 554, 557, 560, 564, on, 228, 334; Lee and, 156; on armistice, 562, Beauregard, 24, cruisers, 157, 227, Davis, 157, 227, Johnston, 300, N.C. commanders, 254, conditions, 200, state conventions, 300, treatment of slave laborers, 235, Whiting, 24, Wilmington defenses, 161; Wigfall and, 262; Ls to, 118, 174, 283, 414, 532, 539-40, 554, 564, cited, 88; Ls from, 102, 105, 121, 160-61, 235, 532, 539-40, 557; mentioned, 155, 347
  • Van Dorn, Caroline G., 344
  • Van Dorn, Earl (sketch, 7:306), 343, 344, 523, 578
  • Vason, David A.: L from, 602-03
  • Vaughn, John C. (sketch, 7:209): assignments, 48, 96; Davis and, 581; on J. B. Palmer, 202; operations, 97, 123, 200, 452; recruiting by, 250; Ls from, 56, 123, 351; mentioned, 48, 567
  • Verona , Miss. , 44, 261
  • Vest, George G. (sketch, 10:251), 315, 436, 443
  • Vicksburg , Miss. : defenses (1863), 95, 598; recapture urged, 243; U.S. operations, 451
  • Victoria I, 426
  • Villepigue, John B. (sketch, 8:514), 10
  • Virgin (blockade-runner), 100
  • Virginia: conditions, 19, 112, 123-24, 132, 157, 459; congressmen and Davis, xlii, xlv, on black soldiers, 460, cabinet, 339, 346, 404; conscription, 40, 191-92; Davis on, 335; disaffection, 150; habeas corpus, 151; morale, 346, 525, (Davis), 383; railroads, 236, 265, 343, 456, 476, 481, 502, 509, 522, 523, 525, 530, 542; resources, 364, 459; saltworks, 95-96, 125; slaves, 104, 112, 315, 459, 476, as soldiers, 443, 460, 486, 496, impressed, 192, 233, 235; soldiers' relief, 403; L to legislators, 352; Ls from citizens, 104, legislators, 371. See also Shenandoah Valley , Va.
  • Virginia & Tennessee Railroad, 236, 450, 523
  • Virginia General Assembly: committee on public defense, 313; Johnston and, 301, 307; on Lee, 332, 335, returned prisoners, 426, slaves as soldiers, 310, 443, 460; secret sessions, 313
  • Virginia Military Institute: alumni, 56, 296, 524, 537; mentioned, 244
  • Virginia No. 2 , CSS, 353
  • Virginia troops: 13th Battalion, 97; 54th Battalion, 543-44; 4th Cavalry, 119; 8th Cavalry, 195; 10th Cavalry, 5; 11th Cavalry, 523; 34th Cavalry Battalion, 99; 2d Infantry, 120; 16th Infantry, 524; 17th Infantry, 135; 27th Infantry, 451; 32d Infantry, 121; 40th Infantry, 67; 49th Infantry, 461; Jackson's brigade, 171; Tredegar Battalion, 8, 110, 494; abuses by, 99; Davis' escort, 567; deserters, 117, 124, 157; exempted and detailed, 191; Ga. service, 554; militia/home guard, 96, 121, 416, 448; recruiting, 195, blacks, 442, 461; reserves, 8, 56, 95, 113-14, 121, (Davis), 123, 149; state troops, 432; strength, 56, 195
  • Volck, Adalbert J., 505
  • Volck, Frederick (ident., 505): sculpts Davis bust, 505, 506; mentioned, 212
  • von Borcke, Heros: Davis on, 242; L to, 242
  • Von Zinken , Leon : L from, 117

 W

  • Wadley, William M., 311
  • Walker, David, 258
  • Walker, David S., 130, 184
  • Walker, Georgiana G.: on V. Davis, 571; mentioned, 598
  • Walker, Henry H.: operations ( Davis ), 530, 531, 532; L to, 532; L from, 540; mentioned, 501, 525, 527
  • Walker, James M. (ident., 508): Davis on, 504; Ls to, 530, 542
  • Walker, John C. (sketch, 30), 26, 31
  • Walker, John G. (sketch, 8:380), 143, 176, 433, ( Davis ), 72
  • Walker, LeRoy P. (sketch, 7:72), 595, 596
  • Walker, Norman S., 598
  • Walker, Reuben L. (sketch, 537), 534
  • Walker, Richard W., 488
  • Walker, Robert J. (sketch, 2:103), 433
  • Walker, Sarah (slave), 564
  • Walker, William H. T. (sketch, 64), 62
  • Wallace, Lewis (sketch, 10:518), 304
  • Waller, Jane Howell (sister-in-law) (sketch, 3:121), 561
  • Walter, Harvey W. (sketch, 2:186), 39, 49
  • Walter, Thomas U. (ident., 6:169): Davis on (1858), 592, 593; mentioned, 591
  • Walthall, Edward C. (sketch, 471): assignment, 370; on Tenn. campaign, 211-12; operations, 249; troop strength, 470
  • Ward, William N.: L from, 113-14
  • Ward, William T.: L from, 93-94
  • War Department: conscription, 137; cotton protection, 193, trade, 226, 237; estimates, 137, 159, 212, 403, 416, 429; expenses (1861-65), 409; employees, 216, 408; T. A. Harris contract, 4; judge advocate general bill, 181; organization, 196; railroad control, 311; reports on, 135-37, 408-10; secretary appointed, 351, 377; Trans-Miss., 339; L from clerks, 216. See also army; Breckinridge, John C.; Seddon, James A.
  • Warley, Alexander F., 144
  • Warren, Edward: criticized, 334; L from, 102-3
  • Warren, Gouverneur K. (sketch, 6:202), 498
  • Washington (slave), 514
  • Washington , Ark. , 107, 140, 179
  • Washington, D.C.: Capitol dome and extension (1850s), 588, 589-93; defenses, 145; Early's raid, 51, 63, 262; espionage, 195, 217; Post Office extension (1850s), 590, 591, 594; spies in, 340, 368; threatened, 53; Washington Aqueduct, 591
  • Washington, George: Davis compared to, 81
  • “Washington, George": L from, 160
  • Washington , Ga. : Davis in, 581; refugees in, 577
  • Washington Globe, 319
  • Water Witch ( U.S. sloop), 143
  • Watie, Stand (sketch, 9:133), 108
  • Watkins, George C. (sketch, 9:278), 258, 259
  • Watson, Baxter: L from, 100
  • Watson, John W. C.: L to, 433; mentioned, 39, 285, 485
  • Watts, Thomas H. (sketch, 8:313): calls for troops, 206; Davis and, 3, 81, 92, 512, on, 75; on Davis, 404, peace convention, 166; Ls to, 278, 432, 486, 496, 512; Ls from, 100, 226, 340, 404, 489, 511
  • Wayne, Henry C. (sketch, 6:95), 183, 184
  • Waynesboro , Va. , skirmish, vii
  • Webb, William G., 142
  • Weill, Abraham (sketch, 518), 514
  • Weill, Barbara (ident., 518)
  • Weldon Railroad. See Petersburg Railroad.
  • Wellborn’s Mills, Ga. : Davis camps near, xlvii
  • Welles, Gideon, 155
  • Wellford, Beverley R., 152
  • West, Douglas , 128
  • West, Frederick H., 165
  • Western & Atlantic Railroad, 15, 110, 146
  • West Indies , 600
  • Westmoreland County , Va. , defenses, 113
  • West Point , Ga. : Davis in, 71
  • Westport , Mo. , Battle of, 178
  • West Tennessee : CSA recruiting, 10, 152, 250; disaffection, 152; operations, 6, 179, 261
  • West Virginia , 214, ( Davis ), 164
  • Wharton, John A. (sketch, 10:147): assignment, 433, ( Davis ), 72; troop strength, 433
  • Wheaton , Frank, 205
  • Wheeler, Joseph (sketch, 9:30): Augusta defenses, 363; captured, 577, 582-83; criticized, 24, 57, 74, 252, 255, 325, 577; Davis and, 568, 576; defended, 297; Hampton and, 302, 362, 567, 576; on Davis' escape, 567, his activities (Nov.-Dec.), 221, Tenn. campaign, 212; operations, vi, 56, 144, 171, 184, 185, 187, 188, 190, 206-7, 219, 221, 242, 287, 293, 297, 326, 375, 377, 395, 397, 509, 523, 525, 526, 567, 576, (July 1864), 602; pay of troops, 327; recommended, 362; Saltville, 96; troop strength, 207, 209, 211, 293, 297, 526; mentioned, 96, 146, 179, 205, 241, 244, 329, 389, 391, 489
  • Wheeling , W.Va. , Intelligencer, 364
  • Wheless, John F.: Ls from, cited, 547, 575
  • Whig party, 357
  • Whipple, Amiel W. (sketch, 4:151), 593
  • Whitaker, Jared I.: Ls from, 99, 602-3; mentioned, 65
  • White, C. N., 346
  • White River , Ark. , 175
  • Whiting, Julian W., 113
  • Whiting, William H. C. (sketch, 7:58): assignments, 24, 118, (1861), 594; criticized, 24; Davis reprimands, 115; Fort Fisher, 121, 247; on cruisers, 227, navy policies, 114-15, Wilmington defenses, 5-6, 114, 121-22, 203, 328; Petersburg, 5; praised, 6, 156, 254-55; troop strength, 155, 203; L from, 121-22
  • Whitner, John C., 235
  • Whittle, ------, 102
  • Wickliffe, Robert, 129, 253
  • Wigfall, Charlotte C. (sketch, 517)
  • Wigfall, Francis H. (ident., 517)
  • Wigfall, Louis T. (sketch, 6:342): criticized, 301, 463; described, 467; flight from Richmond , 467, 517, 545; Johnston and, 264, 301, 422; on Davis , 262-63, strategy, 514; mentioned, 355, 517
  • Wigfall, Louise S. See Wright, Louise W.
  • Wilcox, Cadmus M. (sketch, 10:208), 499
  • Wild Rover (blockade-runner), 256
  • Wilkes, Benjamin: L from, 117
  • Wilkins, John H.: L from, 161
  • Wilkinson, Alfred C., 292
  • Wilkinson, John, 231
  • Wilkinson County , Miss. , 80, 104, 128, 585, ( Davis ), 150
  • Willcox, Orlando B., 364
  • William (servant), 21
  • William P. Clyde (steamer): Davises on, 582
  • Williams, John B., 151
  • Williams, John S. (sketch, 96): Saltville, 95-97; mentioned, 56, 570
  • Williams, William, 213
  • Williamsburg Road, Va. , 134
  • Willis, Edward (sketch, 518), 514, 518
  • Willson, Victor, 150
  • Wilmington , Charlotte & Rutherford Railroad, 543
  • Wilmington, N.C.: Beauregard on, 155; blockade, 157, 239, 258, (Davis), 226, 227-28; commander, 24, 154, 159, 171, (Davis), 105, 218; conditions, 156; cotton trade, 160, 182, 196, 212, 215, 398; customs operations, 36, 489; defenses, 5-6, 24, 105, 115, 118, 132, 153-54, 160-61, 203, 231, 235, 243, 372, 394, (Davis), 11, 20, 116, 174, 183, 227-29, 242, 328; effects of loss, 351; habeas corpus (Davis), 151; morale, 397; slaves, 235, 394; threatened, 114, 121-22, 156, 242, 252, 258, 298, 302, 341, 411, (Davis), 105, 240; yellow fever, 155. See also Fort Fisher , N.C.
  • Wilmington North Carolinian, 369
  • Wilson, Andrew, 239
  • Wilson, James H.: Davis and, 582, 584-85; operations, 135, 289, 452, 515, 579, 580; on Selma capture, 515; troop strength, 211; mentioned, 548
  • Winchester , George (sketch, 2:122), 587
  • Winder, John H. (sketch, 1:94): criticized, 354; on Ga. troops, 127, S.C. prison site, 168; mentioned, 16, 282
  • “Winnie" (nickname for Varina Howell Davis and, later, Varina Anne Davis)
  • Winslow, Edward F., 178, 179
  • Wintersmith, Richard C., 234
  • Wisconsin troops: 1st Cavalry, 578
  • Wise, Henry A. (sketch, 6:55 ), 522
  • Wise, John S., 511, 521, 527
  • Witcher, Vinson A., 99
  • Withers, Robert E., 527
  • Witherspoon, James H., 299, 309
  • Wofford, William T. (sketch, 456): assignment, 456, (Davis), 347, 454, 512, 525; Davis and, 347, 456; operations, 456, 502, (Davis), 526; praised, 456; troop strength, 456, 528; L to, 512; L from, 347
  • women: abuse of, 11, 128, 244, 574; as nurses, 76; CSA employees, 8, 42, 112, 157, 216, 260, 477, services, 212, 397; Davis on, 76, 84, 86-87, 386, praises, 58, 61, 75, 79; farm work, 112, 114, 127; military service, 113, 161, 388-89; prison relief, 431-32; soldiers' aid, 36; spies, 195; textile workers, 412; Ls to, 158, 483-84, 588; Ls from, 19, 36, 42, 102, 112-13, 117, 123-24, 127, 132, 157, 158, 159, 174, 214, 242, 244, 338, 343-44, 346-47, 395-96, 397, 447-48, 477, 585, 600-601
  • Wood, Benjamin, 433
  • Wood, John Taylor (sketch, 8:190): Davis and, 229, 528, 584; on cruisers, 233; recommended, 390; report by, 143; Tallahassee captain, 231; L from, 353; mentioned, 507, 527, 541, 570, 582
  • Woodbridge , George: L from, 392
  • Woodville , Miss. , 128, 585
  • Wright, Ambrose R. (sketch, 10:579): assignment ( Davis ), 183; operations, 183, 377, 390, 397; L to, 183; L from, 182-83; mentioned, 165, 542
  • Wright, Louise W. (ident., 517)

Y

  • Yandell, David W., 99, 153
  • Yarrington, Lizzie P.: L from, 42
  • Yazoo River obstructions (1863), 598
  • yellow fever, 115, 155, 217
  • Yellow Tavern, Va. , 23
  • Yorkville , S.C. : Davis travels through, 568
  • Young, Bennett H., 34
  • Young, Pierce M. B. (sketch, 204): assignments, 203, 302, 303, 329, 362, ( Davis ), 330; recommended, 192, 357
  • Young, William H.: L from, 333; mentioned, 4
  • Yulee, David L. (sketch, 4:7): CSA wagon train and, 578; L from, 124-25
 

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