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James Ford Rhodes (1848–1927).  History of the Civil War, 1861–1865.  1917.
 
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Virginia, importance, 7; and Fort Sumter, 10; secession, 20, 24; joins Confederacy, 24.
See also Appomattox; Border States; Bull Run; Chancellorsville; Fredericksburg; Peninsular; Petersburg; Shenandoah Valley; Wilderness.
 
Wade, B. F., and McClellan’s inactivity, 60; and Cabinet crisis, 188; and Meade, 210.
 
Walker, F. A., on removal of McClellan, 181; on Wilderness campaign, 310.
 
Walker, L. P., as Secretary of War, 33; on loss of New Orleans, 123.
 
Wallace, Lew, Fort Donelson, 8891; Shiloh, 97, 103, 105.
 
War, not a phase of American genius, 364.
 
War governors, 361363.
 
War powers, and Emancipation Proclamation, 172.
 
Ward, Artemus, Lincoln’s fondness for, 173.
 
Warren, G. K., Gettysburg, 236 n.; as corps commander, 430.
 
Washburne, E. B., and Frémont, 55; and Grant after Shiloh, 107.
 
Washington, D. C., isolated, 1923; alarm over Jackson’s valley operations, 129, 130; after Second Bull Run, McClellan commands, 160163; Early’s raid, 326328.
 
Wayne, H. C., on prolongation of the war, 259 n.
 
Weed, Thurlow, on grave conditions (1864), 360.
 
Weitzel, Godfrey, occupies Richmond, 433.
 
Welles, Gideon, and Trent affair, 71; as Secretary of Navy, 110; and Monitor, 111, 114; and Merrimac, 113, 117; plans against New Orleans, 118; and Emancipation Proclamation, 152; on Halleck, 163; on Lee’s invasion (1862), 168; on McClellan after Antietam, 179; and Cabinet crisis, 191; and Hooker, 208; on Chancellorsville, 221; on Lincoln and Hooker, 231; on Lincoln and Meade, 291; on Wilderness campaign, 320; on political campaign (1864), 321; on Grant and Early’s raid, 327.
 
Whitman, Walt, on assassination of Lincoln, 437, 438.
 
Wilderness campaign, strategy, 306; battle of Wilderness, 306308; Wilderness terrain, 306 n.; losses, 308, 311313; Federal forward movement, 308; Spottsylvania, Grant’s policy of attrition, 309, 310; Cold Harbor, 311; crossing of the James, 312, 322; effect on morale, 312, 323; comparison with earlier Virginia campaigns, 312314; and political campaign, Lincoln and, 320; effect on Grant, 325; disappointment in North, 329331.
 
Wildman, Miss, acknowledgment to, vi.
 
Wilkes, Charles, Trent affair, 70.
 
Wilmington, N. C., blockade-running, 379, 380; closed, 414.
 
Wilson, J. H., acknowledgments to, v, 96 n.; on Grant at Shiloh, 108 n.; at Vicksburg, 254 n., 257.
 
Winchester, Va., Jackson’s capture, 129.
 
Women, in Northern agriculture, 347; Lincoln’s tribute, 357; Southern, 389391.
 
Worden, J. L., Monitor-Merrimac fight, 114116.
 
Wright, H. G., and Early’s raid, 327; as corps commander, 430.
 
Wyman, Miss, acknowledgment to, vi.
 
York, Pa., Confederate occupation, 227.
 
Yorktown, Va., McClellan’s operations, 125, 126.
 
This Index was made for me by David M. Matteson.
 

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