Virginia contents: v. 1-Jackson at Harper's Ferry in 1861, by General John D. Imboden, p. 111; McClellan in West Virginia, by General Jacob D. Cox, p. 126; Virginia scenes in '61, by Mrs. Burton Harrison, p. 160; McDowell's advance to Bull Run, by General James B. Fry, p. 167; The first battle of Bull Run, by General G. T. Beauregard, p. 196; Incidents of the first Bull Run, by General John D. Imboden, p. 229; Responsibilities of the first Bull Run, by General Joseph E. Johnston, p. 240; General Ewell at Bull Run, by Major Campbell Brown, p. 259; The Confederate commissariat at Manassas, by Colonel L. B. Northrop, p. 261; The first light of iron-clads, by Colonel John Taylor Wood, p. 692; Watching the “Merrimac by General R. E. Colston, p. 712; How the gun-boat “Zouave" aided the "Congress", by Acting Master Henry Reaney, p. 714; The plan and construction of the “Merrimac", by Commander John M. Brooke and Constructor John L. Porter, p. 716; Notes on the “Monitor”-“Merrimac" fight, by Surgeon Dinwiddie B. Phillips, p. 718; In the “Monitor” turret, by Commander s. Dana Greene, p. 719; The building of the “Monitor'', by Captain John Ericsson, p. 730; The loss of the “Monitor”, by Francis B. Butts, p. 745; Negotiations for the building of the "Monitor" (Including letters from C. S. Bushnell, Captain John Ericsson, and Secretary Gideon S. Welles), p. 748.

v. 2-McClellan organizing the grand army, by Philippe, Comte de Paris, p. 112; Ball's Bluff and the arrest of General Stone, by Colonel Richard B. Irwin, p. 123; Early operations on the Potomac River, by Professor J. Russell Soley, p. 143; Operations of 1861 about Fort Monroe, by General Joseph B. Carr, p. 144; The peninsular campaign, by General George B. McClellan, p. 160; Yorktown and Williamsburg (Řecollections of a private -III.), by Warren Lee Goss, p. 189; Confederate use of subterranean shells on the peninsula, p. 201; Manassas to Seven Pines, by General Joseph E. Johnston, p. 202; Two days of battle at Seven Pines (Fair Oaks), by General Gustavus W. Smith, p. 220; The navy in the peninsula campaign, by Professor J. Russell Soley, p. 264; Stuart's ride around McClellan, by Colonel W. T. Robins p. 271; West Virginia operations under Fremont, by General Jacob_D. Cox, p. 278; Stonewall Jackson in the Shenandoah, by General John D. Imboden, p. 282; Fighting Jackson at Kernstown, by General Nathan Kimball, p. 302; Hanover Court House and Gaines's Mill, by General Fitz John Porter, p. 319; The charge of Cooke's cavalry at Gaines's Mill, by General P. St. George Cooke, p 344; Recollections of a participant in the charge, by Rev. W. H. Hitchcock, p. 346; Lee's attacks north of the Chickahominy, by General Daniel H. Hill, p. 347; On the Confederate right at Gaines's Mill, by General E. M. Law, p. 363; The cause of a silent battle, by Professor John B. DeMotte, p. 365; Rear-guard fighting during the change of base, by General W. B. Franklin, p. 366; McClellan's change of base and Malvern Hill, by General Daniel H." Hill, p. 383; "The Seven Days," including Frayser's farm, by General James Longstreet, p. 396; The battle of Malvern Hill, by General Fitz John Porter, p. 406; The army of the Potomac at Harrison's landing, by George L. Kilmer, p. 427; With the cavalry on the peninsula, by General William W. Averell, p. 429; The rear-guard at Malvern Hill, by Brevet-Major Henry E. Smith and General Erasmus D. Keyes, p. 434; The administration in the peninsula campaign, by Lieut.Colonel Richard B. Irwin, p. 435; Richmond scenes in '62, by Mrs. Burton Harrison, p. 439; The second battle of Bull Run by General John Pope, p. 449; In vindication of General Rufus King, by Captain Charles King, p. 495; The opposing forces at Cedar (Slaughter) Mountain, Va. Composition, Strength, and Losses, p. 495; Jackson's raid around Pope, by General W. B. Taliaferro, p. 501; Our march against Pope, by General James Longstreet, p. 512; Marching on Manassas, by Major W. Roy Mason, p. 528; Jackson's "Foot-cavalry” at the second Bull Run, by Allen C. Redwood, p. 530; The sixth corps at the second Bull Run, by General William B. Franklin, p. 539; From the peninsula to Antietam, by General George B. McClellan, p. 545; Jackson's capture of Harper's Ferry, by General John G. Walker, p. 604; The capitulation of Harper's Ferry, by General Julius White, p. 612; Stonewall Jackson's intentions at Harper's Ferry, by General Bradley T. Johnson and Colonel Henry Kyd Douglas, p. 615; The opposing forces at Harper's Ferry. Composition, Strength, and Losses, p. 618.

v. 3—The battle of Fredericksburg, by General James Longstreet, p. 70; The Confederate left at Fredericksburg, by General Lafayette McLaws, p. 86; Ransom's division at Fredericksburg, by General Robert Ransom, p. 94; Kershaw's brigade at Fredericksburg, by General J. B. Kershaw, p. 95; A hot day on Marye's heights, by Lieutenant William Miller Owen, p. 97; Notes of a Confederate stail-officer, by Major W. Roy Mason, p. 100; The removal of McClellan, by Colonel Richard B. Irwin, p. 102; Sumner's "Right grand division", by General Darius N. Couch, p. 105; The crossing of the Rappahannock by the 19th Massachusetts, by Captain H. G. 0. Weymouth, p. 121; The Pontoniers at Fredericksburg, by Colonel Wesley Brainerd, p 121; In front of the stone wall at Fredericksburg, by General John W. Ames, p. 122; Why Burnside did not renew the attack at Fredericksburg, by General Rush C. Hawkins, p. 126; Franklin's “Left grand division", by General William Farrar Smith, p. 128; With Jackson at Hamilton's crossing, by J. H. Moore, p. 139; A bit of partisan service, by Colonel John S. Mosby, p. 148; Stoneman's raid in the Chancellorsville campaign, by General Darlus N. Couch p. 154; The successes and failures of Chancellorsville by General Alfred Pleasonton p. 172; When Stonewall Jackson turned our right, by John L. Collins, p. 183; The charge of_the eighth Pennsylvania cavalry. by Gen. Pennock Huey, p. 186, Major J. Edward Carpenter, p. 187, and Capt. Andrew B. Wells, p. 187; The artillery at Hazel Grove, by Captain James F. Huntington, p. 188; The eleventh corps at Chancellorsville, by General Oliver 0. Howard, p. 189; Stonewall Jackson's last battle, by Rev. James Power Smith, p. 203; Hooker's comments on Chancellorsville, by Samuel P. Bates, p. 215; Sedgwick at Fredericksburg and Salem Heights, by Colonel Huntington W. Jackson, p. 224; Lee's knowledge of Hooker's movements, by General R. E. Colston, p. 233; Hooker's appointment and removal, by Charles F. Benjamin, p. 239.

V. 4-Preparing for the campaigns of '64, by General Ulysses S. Grant, R. 97; From the Wilderness to Cold Harbor, by General E. M. Law, p. 118; General Grant on the Wilderness campaign (Extract from his report dated July 22nd 1865), p. 145; Through the wilderness, by General Alexander S. Webb, p. 152; Hand-to-hand fighting at Spotsylvania, by G. Norton Galloway, D. 170; The death of General John Sedgwick, by General Martin T. McMahon, D. 175; McAllister's brigade at the "Bloody Angle", by. General Robert McAllister, p. 176; Edward's brigade at the "Bloody Angle", by James L. Bowen, p. 117; Sheridan's Richmond raid, by General Theo. F. Rodenbough, P. 168: The death of General J. E. B. Stuart, by a Private of the sixth Virginia cavalry, p. 194; The defense of Drewry's Bluff, by General G. T. Beauregard, p. 195; Butler's attack on Drewry's Bluff, by General Wm. Farrar Smith, p. 206; Cold Harbor, by General Martin T. McMahon, p. 213; The eighteenth corps at Cold Harbor, by General Wm. Farrar Smith, p. 221; Notes on Cold Harbor, by George Cary Eggleston,, p. 230; Sheridan's Trevilian raid, by General Theo. F. Rodenbough, p. 233; The cavalry fight at Trevilian station, by General M. C. Butler, p. 237; General Lee in the Wilderness campaign, by Colonel Charles S. Venable, p. 240; Operations in East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia, by Rev. Edward O. Guerrant. P. 475: The battle of New Market, Va., May 15th, 1864, by General John D. Imboden, p. 480; Sigel in the Shenandoah Valley in 1864, by General Franz Sigel, p. 487; Early's march to Washington in 1864, by General Jubal A. Early, p. 492; Sheridan in the Shenandoah Valley. by General Wesley Merritt, p. 500; Winchester, Fisher's Hill, and Cedar Creek, by General Jubal A. Karly. p. 522; Operations south of the James River, by General August V. huuiz, p. 533, and General R. E. Colston, p. 535; Four days of battle at Petersburg, by General G. T. Beauregard, p. 540; The battle of the Petersburk Crater, by Major William H. Powell, p. 545; In the Crater, by Major (herles H. Houghton, p. 561; The colored troops at Petersburg, by Gen. Henry Goddard Thomas, p. 563; Actions on the Weldon railroad, by General Orlardo B. Willcox, p. 568; General Grant on the siege of Petersburg (Extot from Lieut.-General Grant's report.), p. 574; Gordon's attack at Fort beria, by George L. Kilmer, p. 579; The recapture of Fort Stedman, by General John F. Hartranft, p. 584; The fall of Richmond-The evacuation, by Captain Clement Sulivane, p. 725. The occupation, by Thomas Thatcher Graves, p. 726; The surrender at Appomattox Court House, by General

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