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276 Adams, Daniel W., 109, 193–94 African Americans, 25; mistreated in South, 189; religious services of, 168, 171; as soldiers , 130–31; suffrage for, 164, 167, 170, 189 Alabama. See Decatur, Alabama Andrews, Mrs. B. E., 205 Arkansas, 170 Army of the Cumberland, 75, 78, 85–86, 113, 128, 135; at Chattanooga, 100, 112; at Missionary Ridge, 116–20; Stoughton’s forces as rear guard for, 109 Army of the Potomac: at Chattanooga, 113; leadership of, 82, 128; movement determining 11th Michigan’s, 130, 132 Army of the Tennessee, 135 Arnold, George, 205 Atlanta Campaign, 105, 137, 145; 11th Michigan and, 5, 140, 144; Sherman advancing in, 135, 140 auditor general, Michigan, 184–86 Avery, George (Jenny’s brother-in-law), 188 Babcock, Darius, Jr. (brother-in-law), 46 Babcock, Darius Ambrose (father-in-law), 9, 10, 196; drafted, 83–84, 86, 88; James’s correspondence with, 29, 52, 144, 166; on leave, 130–32; volunteering for 6th Michigan Heavy Artillery, 121, 126 Babcock, Mary Esther“Etty” (sister-in-law), 160, 188 Babcock, Ruth Butler Blodgett (mother-inlaw ), 9, 10, 196; James’s correspondence with, 45, 52, 123; Jenny’s correspondence with, 158–59 Babcock, Ruth Rozanna“Rose” (sister-inlaw ), 89, 159 Babcocks (Jenny’s parents), 162, 195 Bardstown, Kentucky, 26–27, 33 Barrett, Col., 120 Belknap, Charles E., 195 Belmont, Kentucky, 46; hospital in, 47, 54; James exploring around, 49, 51 Bennett, Benjamin Grove, 89–90, 119, 200; killed at Missionary Ridge, 116, 120 Bingham, Stephen D., 187 birth, James’s, 9 Blair, Austin, 14–15 Blodgett, Ezra, 9 Blodgett, John Wesley (Jenny’s uncle), 88–89 Boone, William P., 68 Booth, John Wilkes, 24, 150 Bournes, Billy, 92, 110, 131 Bouton, James, 202 Bowling Green, Kentucky, 24 Bragg, Braxton, 88, 134; at Chattanooga, 107, 112, 116; headquartered in Tullahoma, 78, 101; at Murfreesboro, 76–77, 89; planning assault on Kentucky, 55, 67, 70; reinforcements for, 84, 89, 96–97, 111 Branch, Theodosia, 185 Brown, Neill S., 58–60, 65 Buck, C. P., 14 Buckner, Simon Bolivar, 26 Buell, Don Carlos, 24, 26, 71; 11th Michigan with, 22, 64; Morgan severing supply line, 67–68; Rosecrans replacing, 70, 72–73 burials/funerals: Alden’s, 39; at White Pigeon camp, 17 Burnside, Ambrose, 76, 112 Burrows, Julius Caesar, 1, 198; nominating James for Medal of Honor, 197–203 Index R Index · 277 Butler, Benjamin, 190 Buzzard Roost Gap, 134, 135 Byran, Dr, 49 Camp Hamilton (near Nashville), 75 camp life, 21, 98; daily duties in, 34–35, 126; disease in, 31, 44; effects on men, 41; evenings in, 131–32; expectations of, 11; James finding comfortable enough, 30, 123; as monotonous, 133; mud in, 34–36; night time, 61, 66–67; reminiscences about, 133 Camp May (near Bardstown, Kentucky), 27–30 Camp Morton (near Bardstown, Kentucky), 33–35, 37, 43–44 Camp Stoughton, Kentucky, 31 Camp Tilden (White Pigeon, Michigan), 16, 21; camp life at, 14–15, 21; moving south from, 22, 25; recruits rendezvousing at, 10–11; soldiers going to town from, 23–24 Campbell, Milo, 205 card playing, 14 carpetbaggers, 6; influx of, 148, 150, 153; reception of, 180–82; stereotype of, 3, 154 casualties: in Battle of Atlanta, 145; in Battle of Stones River, 79; at Chickamauga, 109, 111; from diseases, 31, 36, 39, 47, 69, 78; effects of friends’ deaths, 91; in 11th Michigan , 78, 107, 109–10, 138–39, 142 Charleston, South Carolina, 88–89, 91–92 Chattanooga, Tennessee, 115, 116; Buell at, 64, 71; Confederacy wanting to hold, 113–14; Confederate prisoners at, 122; Confederates at, 101, 107; 11th Michigan at, 100, 107, 109, 111–12; James’s experiences in, 147–48, 192; James visiting, 123, 131; Quartermaster Department and, 107–8, 148; siege of, 112, 147, 184; Union retreat to, 109, 111–12 Chickamauga, Battle of, 108, 109, 192; Adams captured at, 193–94; casualties at, 109, 111; James explaining to Jenny, 110–12; Negley’s division in battle at, 5, 107–9; perceptions of, 110–11, 113 Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, 192, 193 Christmas, in Camp May, 28 Cincinnati, Ohio, 184 Cist, Henry, 127 Civil War, 76; cost of, 44; draft and call-up quotas in, 66, 72, 115; effects on South, 82, 98–99, 124; end of, 148–49; end of Medals of Honor for, 202–3; expected duration of, 37–38, 41, 66, 92; James as historian of, 192, 195; James blaming horrors on Confederate leaders, 80, 82; James’s opinion of duration, 59, 87, 89, 106...

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ISBN
9781631011382
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9781606352434
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OCLC
927384734
Pages
288
Launched on MUSE
2016-01-01
Language
English
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No
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