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makes its own Rules. - Apprehensions of Grant's Officers.-
His Policy toward Rebels in War. - Bombastic Proclamation

of Gov. Pettus. - Battle of Raymond. — Valor of Irish Sol-
diers. - Pemberton's Perplexities about Grant's Base

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Battle at Big Black River. Heroic Assault of Lawler's Brigade.

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Disastrous Effects of the Campaign on the Confederacy. - The
Rebellion dethroned in the West. Honors to Grant. - Reso-
lutions of Congress. - National Medal. Methodist Confer-
ence. Grant visits the Outposts of his Army. - Dangers and
Fatigues. Visit to Lexington. - Proposes the Campaign
against Atlanta and Mobile.-Visit to St. Louis. - Honors
paid him.
Anecdote. Speech-making. - Ef-

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Banquet.

forts to aid the Sanitary Commission

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APPOINTED LIEUTENANT-GENERAL.

Military Power united. - Congress revives the Grade of Lieutenant-
General. Badeau's Testimony. - Interesting Correspondence
between Grant and Sherman. - Grant's Arrival at Washing-
ton. Scene at the Hotel. - Ceremonies on receiving his Com-
mission. Speeches of President Lincoln and Gen. Grant.
Levee at the White House." Warm Campaign." — Gratifi-
cation of the People at the Appointment.

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Breaking of the Rebel Line. Lee rallies his Men. - Deter-

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mines to lead a Charge. Is compelled to retire by his Sol-
diers. Anecdote of Lee and one of his Veterans. - Death of
Gen. Wadsworth. - Grant's Remarks on Northern and South-
ern Soldiers. - Honors due to the Private Soldiers. - Retreat
of Lee to Spottsylvania. - Death of Gen. Sedgwick. — “I shall
fight it out on this Line."- Prisoners captured. - Battle at
Spottsylvania. Grant's Coolness. - Anecdote. Death of

Gen. Rice. - Harvest of Death

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Cold Harbor. The Assault of the Sixth Corps. - Burn-
side. Death of Gen. Porter.- Wonderful Success

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News of Hood's March into Tennessee. - Grant's Comment.
Anecdote. Burning of Atlanta. - Remonstrance of the
Mayor. Arguments of Sherman. - Appearance of Atlanta.

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