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Publication information: Book title: Campaigning with Grant. Contributors: Horace Porter - Author. Publisher: University of Nebraska Press. Place of publication: Lincoln, NE. Publication year: 2000. Page number: ii.
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Table of contents
- Title Page ii
- Introduction v
- Preface xix
- Table of Contents xxi
- List of Maps and Illustrations xxvii
- Chapter I - My First Meeting with General Grant--A Conference at Thomas's Headquarters--Grant's Manner of Writing Despatches--Opening "The Cracker LIne," --Grant Saluted by the Enemy--Grant's Personal Appearance 1
- Chapter II - A Higher Grade Created for Grant -- Grant's First Meeting with LIncoln -- in Command of All the Armies -- Interview with Stanton -- Grant in A Communicative Mood -- at General Meade's Head Quarters -- Grant's Narrow Escape from Capture -- Grant's Enormous Responsibility -- Grant's Per Sonal Staff 17
- Chapter Iiii - Preparations for A General Advance -- Granvs Rea Sons for Moving by the Left Flank -- His Instruc Tions to His Staff -- Grant's Numerical Strength Offset by Lee's Strategical Advantage -- Crossing the Rapidan -- the Headquarters Mess -- on the Eve of Battle -- Longstreet's Estimate of Grant -- An Early Breakfast at Headquarters -- Grant and Meade Pitch Tents in the Wilderness -- Grant Hears of the Death of An Old Comrade -- A Con Ference Between Grant and Meade 35
- Chapter IV - Grant's Preparations for the Second Day in the Wilder Ness -- Hancock Flushed with VIctory -- Grant at A Critical Moment -- the Crisis of the Wilderness -- Grant's Demeanor on the Field -- Grant's Peculiar Ities in Battle -- Grant's Confidence in Success -- the General-In-Chief as Aid to A Drover -- Confu Sion Caused by A Night Attack -- Grant Administers A Reprimand -- Grant After the Battle -- the Wil Derness A Unique Combat 56
- Chapter V - Grant's Third Day in the Wilderness --Hail to the Chief! -- A Night Alarm -- A Midnight Ride -- Grant Roughs It with His Troops -- Out of the Wilder Ness -- Sheridan Ordered to Crush "Jeb" Stuart -- A Chapter of Accidents -- Grant in Front of Spottsylvania -- the Death of Sedgwick -- Arrival of Despatches -- "I Shall Take No Backward Steps" 74
- Chapter VI - Communicating with Burnside -- Grant Attacks the Enemy's Center -- How A Famous Message Was De Spatched -- News from the Other Armies -- Pre Paring to Attack the "Angle" -- An Eventful Morning at Headquarters -- Two Distinguished Prisoners -- How the "Angle" Was Captured -- Scenes at the "Bloody Angle" 93
- Chapter VII - Grant and Meade -- Field Diversions -- Seizing Vantage- Ground -- Grant and the Wounded Confederate -- Grant's Toilet in Camp -- Important Despatches -- Through Rain and Mud -- Grant and the Dying Soldier -- Bad News 113
- Chapter VIII - Attempt to Turn the Union Right -- "Bill" --Grant's Unprotected Headquarters -- Grant and the VIr Ginia Lady -- A Race for the North Anna -- A Noon- Day Halt at Mrs. Tyler'S 126
- Chapter X - Grant Crosses the Pamunkey -- ManŒuvering for Po Sition -- Grant Interviews A Prisoner -- Region of the Totopotomoy -- Grant Seizes Old Cold Harbor -- W. F. Smith's Troops Join the Army of the Po Tomac -- Grant Disciplines A Teamster -- Grant's Fondness for Horses -- Moving into Position -- the Halt at Bethesda Church 153
- Chapter XI - Strength of Lee's Position at Cold Harbor -- Why Grant Assaulted at Cold Harbor -- A Notable Instance of Courage -- Battle of Cold Harbor -- After the Battle -- Grant's Comments on Cold Harbor -- Grant's "Hammering" 171
- Chapter XII - Grant Decides to Cross the James -- Sufferings at the Front -- Grant's VIsitor from the Pacific Slope -- An Important Mission -- Dealing with A LIbeler of the Press -- Losses -- Grant Relates Some An Ecdotes 182
- Chapter XIII - The Start for the James -- Grant's Secretiveness -- Stealing A March on the Enemy -- the Passage of the James -- A Brilliant Spectacle -- General W. F. Smith's Attack on Petersburg -- Donning Summer Uniform 194
- Chapter XIV - Petersburg -- Lee Mystified as to Grant's Movements -- A Change of Complexion -- Meade in Action -- Condition of the Army -- Grant's Camp at City Point -- Grant at the Mess-Table 205
- Chapter XV - Lincoln's First VIsit to Grant's Camp -- LIncoln at the Front -- Some Anecdotes by LIncoln -- Movement Against the Weldon Railroad - Swapping Horses -- Sheridan Returns -- Where Pocahontas Saved John Smith -- General James H. Wilson's Raid -- the Staff Enlarged 216
- Chapter XVI - A Disappointed Band-Master -- Hunter's Raid -- Early's Raid on Washington -- Grant as A Writer -- Grant Devotes Attention to Sherman -- Grant's Treat Ment of His Generals -- Grant's Equanimity -- Grant as A Thinker -- Why Grant Never Swore -- Meade and Warren -- Seward VIsits Grant 234
- Chapter XVIII - The Storming of Newmarket Heights -- A Draft Or Dered -- Battle of the Weldon Railroad -- Battle of Reams's Station -- General Grant's Family VIsit Him -- the Relations Between Grant and Sherman -- A Mission to Sherman -- the Captor of Atlanta -- An Evening with General Thomas 276
- Chapter XIX - Grant VIsits Sheridan -- Good News from Winchester -- Grant Under Fire at Fort Harrison -- Consterna Tion in Richmond -- Secretary Stanton VIsits Grant -- How Grant Received the News from Cedar Creek 297
- Chapter XX - Grant's Narrow Escape at Hatchers' Run -- Discussing the March to the Sea -- Why Grant Never Held Councils of War -- How the March to the Sea Was Conceived and Executed 309
- Chapter XXI - Grant Suggests A Plan for Voting in the Field -- Grant VIsits New York -- A Philadelphia Ovation to Grant -- Grant and LIncoln in Conference -- Grant's Winter Quarters at City Point -- General Ingalls's Spotted Dog -- Grant's Intercourse with His Associates -- Correspondence with General Thomas 321
- Chapter XXII - Planning the First Fort Fisher Expedition -- Grant's Aversion to LIars -- Reminiscences of Grant's Ca Det LIfe -- Grant Orders Thomas to Move Against Hood -- Thomas Crushes Hood 336
- Chapter XXIII - Senator Nesmith VIsits Grant--Sherman Reaches the Sea-Coast -- Butler's Expedition Against Fort Fisher--Grant's Children at City Point 354
- Chapter XXIV - Capture of Fort Fisher -- the Dutch Gap Canal -- Grant Receives Unasked Advice -- Grant Relieves Butler -- Sherman's Loyalty to Grant -- A "Good Shot" -- Night Attack of the Enemy's Ironclads -- How Grant Became A Confirmed Smoker -- Grant Offers His Purse to His Enemy -- Grant Receives the "Peace Commissioners" 367
- Chapter XXV - Grant Plans the Spring Campaigns -- the President's Son Joins Grant's Staff -- Lee Asks A Personal In Terview -- A VIsionary Peace Program -- High Prices in Richmond -- Grant Receives A Medal from Con Gress -- Shaving Under Difficulties -- Arrival of Sheridan's Scouts 386
- Chapter XVII - Grant Draws the Net Tighter Around the Enemy -- President LIncoln's Last VIsit to Grant -- Grant's Foresight -- Attack on Fort Stedman -- the Presi Dent Tells Some Anecdotes -- Mr. LIncoln's Kind Ness to Animals -- Sheridan's Final Orders -- the President Reviews the Army of the James 401
- Chapter XXVIII - The Movement Against Five Forks--The Battle of Five Forks--Carrying the News of Five Forks to Grant--Grant Prepares to Assault the Peters Burg LInes--Capturing the Works at Petersburg --Grant Writes Despatches Under Fire--Capture of Forts Gregg and Whitworth 434
- Chapter XXX - Grant's Ride to Appomattox--How Lee Reached Mclean's House--Meeting Between Grant and Lee--Brief Discussion as to the Terms of Surrender--Draft Ing the Terms, and the Acceptance--Grant's Con Sideration for the Confederate Privates--Rations for the Paroled Army 466
- Chapter XXXI - After the Surrender -- Grant's Final Conference with Lee -- the Dawn of Peace -- Grant Avoids A VIsit to Richmond -- His Respect for Religion -- Grant's Enthusiastic Reception at Washington -- His Last Interview with LIncoln -- John Wilkes Booth Shad Ows Grant -- Grant's Interrupted Journey -- LIn Coln's Assassination 485
- Chapter XXXII - Sherman's Terms to Joseph E. Johnston--The End of Hostilities--The Grand Review at Washington-- Grant's Place in Military History 503
- Index 517
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