Inside the White House in War Times: Memoirs and Reports of Lincoln's Secretary

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Throughout this index, Abraham Lincoln is abbreviated as AL, Mary Todd Lincoln is abbreviated as MTL, and William O. Stoddard is abbreviated as WOS.
Albemarle Sound (NC), 87
Anderson, Martin B., viii
" Angel Gabriel," 16, 157
Annapolis Junction, 8
Antietam campaign, 94-95
Arkansas, xix-xx
Arlington House, 10
Army of Northern Virginia, 94
Army of the Potomac, 43-46, 66, 71, 81, 91, 94-95, 101, 113, 125; visits by AL to, 96
Arthur, Chester A., 52, 59 assassination, threats of, 9-10, 16, 158, 168
Associated Press, 75
Astor House ( NY), 119
Baker, Edward D., 69, 144, 166, 208 n.3; AL'S reaction to death of, 167, 211 n.4
Baker, Lafayette, 34-35, 78
Ball's Bluff, battle of, 69, 143, 166
Baltimore MD, 8, 134
Banks, Nathaniel P., 194, 210 n. 1, 219 n. 3
Barbee, David Rankin, 203 n.2
Bixby, Lydia, AL'S letter to, 214 n.5
Black Hawk War, 22
blacks: AL and voting rights for, 139; attitude toward AL of, 121; desire to join the army of, 123; and meetings with AL, 89-90, 172, 214 n.6; and MTL, 214 n.6; in Washington, 121-23. See also black troops black troops: AL on, 173; officers of, 174; resistance to use of, 173; Seward on, 172-73
Blair, Montgomery, 11
"Bonny Blue Flag," 8, 144
Booth, John Wilkes, 191
Bright, Edward, Jr., xix
Bristoe Station, battle of, xvii
Buchanan, James, 41
Buell, Don Carlos, 80
Bull Run: first battle of, 44, 143, 166; second battle of, 90-91
Bulwer, Henry, 129
Burgdorf, Louis, 13, 17, 27, 29, 56, 90, 92; character of, 151
Burnside, Ambrose E., 60, 126, 214 n.3; and AL, 102, 171; and battle of Fredericksburg, 101; criticism of, 101; description of, 88; in North Carolina, 87-88
Bushnell, Cornelius S., 20, 70
Butler, Benjamin F., 9, 72, 169; description of, 83, 144
Cabinet, meetings of, 11-12, 182
Cairo IL, 12
Cameron, Simon, 166, 211 n.1
Capitol, description of, 78-79
Carpenter, Francis B., 11, 182, 217 n.5
Central Illinois Gazette, viii-x

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