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George G. Benedict's "Vermont in the Civil War"
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CONTENTS OF VOLUME II.

CHAPTER XXI THE SEVENTH REGIMENT.

Organization-Assigned to Gen. Butler's New England Division-Departure for the Gulf-Arrival at Ship Island-Occupation of Fort Pike-Stationed at Carrollton-Moves to Baton Rouge-At Vicksburg-Hardships, sickness and deaths-Return to Baton Rouge-Battle of Baton Rouge-Butler's censure-Action of the Vermont Legislature-Court of Inquiry; its action reviewed-Return to Carrollton-Changes of field and staff-Sketch of Col. Holbrook-Moves to Pensacola-Santa Rosa Island-Fort Pickens-Barrancas-Skirmish at Jackson's Bridge-Reenlistment and veteran furlough-Actions at Gonzales Station and Marianna-Mobile campaign-Spanish Fort-Whistler-Ordered to Texas-On the Rio Grande-Muster out and Final Statement. (pages 1-79)

CHAPTER XXII THE EIGHTH REGIMENT

Sketch of Colonel Thomas-Organization-Rendezvous at Brattleboro-Departure for the War-At Ship Island-At New Orleans-At Algiers Reconnoissance to Thibodeaux-First blood shed at Raceland-Expedition to St. Charles C. H. - Disaster at Boutte Station and Bayou des Allemands-Brashear city-Assigned to the Nineteenth Corps-Steamer Cotton-Bisland-Red River Campaign-Siege of Port Hudson; First and Second Assaults; Incidents and Hardships-Back to the Teche-Re-enlistment and veteran Furlough-Return to New Orleans-ordered to Washington-Under Sheridan in the Shenandoah Valley-The Opequon-Fisher's Hill-Cedar Creek-Ordered to Savannah; order revoked-The last Reviews-Return Home-Muster out-Final Statement. (pages 80-181)

CHAPTER XXIII THE NINTH REGIMENT.

Organization-Rendezvous at Brattleboro-Departure for the War-Winchester-Siege and Surrender of Harpers Ferry-March to Annapolis-Journey to Chicago-Guarding confederate Prisoners-Sombre Experiences-Exchanged and Ordered to the Filed-Suffolk, Va.-Yorktown-Mortality from Disease-Newport, N. C.-Battle of Newport Barracks-retreat to Beaufort-Reoccupation of Newport-Expedition to Jacksonville, N.C.-New Berne-Departure from North Carolina-Joins Army of the James before Richmond-Bailey's Cross Roads-Battle of Chapin's Farm-Capture and Defence of Fort Harrison by General Stannard, and Storming of Battery Morris-Battle of Fair Oaks-Sent to New York City-Return to the army-Winter Quarters-Competitive Inspections-Fall of Richmond-Triumphal Entry into the City-Guard duty at Richmond-Return Home. (pages 182-275)

CHAPTER XXIV THE TENTH REGIMENT.

Organization-Departure for the Field-In the Defences of Washington-Joins the Third Corps-Campaign of 1863-Mine River Campaign and Battle of Orange Grove-Winter Quarters at Brandy Station-Joins Sixth Corps-Overland Campaign of 1864-Wilderness, Spottsylvania, and Cold Harbor-Petersburg-Weldon Railroad-Early's raid and Battle of the Monocacy-In the Shenandoah Valley-Battles of Opequon, Fisher's Hill, and Cedar Creek-Petersburg, March 25, 1865-Fall of Petersburg-Pursuit of Lee-Sailor's Creek-March to Danville, Va.-Back to Washington-Return Home-Muster Out and Final Statement. (pages 276-341)

CHAPTER XXV THE ELEVENTH REGIMENT.

Organization-Rendezvous at Brattleboro-Departure for the War-Duty in Defenses of Washington-Changed to a Heavy Artillery Regiment-Easy Service in the Forts-Joins the Sixth Corps-Spottsylvania-Cold Harbor-Petersburg-Weldon Railroad-Prison Experiences and Escapes-Tragic Death of Lieutenant Parker-Early's Raid-The Shenandoah Campaign-Charles Town, Va.-The Case of Lieutenant Bedell-Opequon and Fisher's Hill-Cedar Creek-Return to Petersburg-Final Assault on the Lines of Petersburg-Muster Out and Return Home-List of Men Who died in Prison - Final Statement. (pages 342-396)

CHAPTER XXVI THE SECOND BRIGADE TWELFTH, THIRTEENTH, FOURTEENTH, FIFTEEN AND SIXTEEN REGIMENTS.

The Militia Called out-Organizations of the Twelfth, Thirteenth, Fourteenth, Fifteenth and Sixteenth Regiments-Rendezvous at Brattleboro-Department for Washington-Organization of the Second Vermont Brigade-Ordered into Virginia-Camp Vermont-General Stoughton assumes command-Duty in the Defenses of Washington-Repulse of Stuart's Cavalry from Fairfax Court House-Winter Quarters at Fairfax Station and Wolf Run Shoals-Organization of Twenty-Second Army Corps-Capture of General Stoughton-Fifteenth and Sixteenth Regiments to move to Union Mills, and the Thirteenth of Occoquan-General Stannard assumes Command-Spring Campaign of 1863-Reopening and Guarding the Orange and Alexandria Railroad-Mosby Captures and Burns a Train-Opening Movements of the Gettysburg Campaign-Brigade joins the Army of the Potomac-Assigned to First Army Corps-March to Gettysburg-Battle of Gettysburg-Pursuit of Lee to the Potomac-Expiration of Term of Service-Departure for Home and Muster Out. (pages 397-495)

CHAPTER XXVII THE SEVENTEENTH REGIMENT.

Organization-Departure for the Field-Assigned to the Ninth Army Corps-The Wilderness-Spottsylvania-Totopotomoy-Cold Harbor-Petersburg-Battle of the Mine and Death of Major Reynolds-Popular Spring Church and Death of Lieut. Colonel Cummings-Winter Quarters in Fort Davis-Final Assault on the Defenses of Petersburg-Pursuit of Lee-Muster out and Return Home. (pages 496-532)

CHAPTER XXVIII THE FIRST CAVALRY REGIMENT

Organization-Departure for Washington-At Annapolis-Under Banks in the Valley-Death of Colonel Holliday-Skirmishes at Mount Jackson and McGaheysville-Colonel Tompkins assumes command-Banks's retreat-Middletown and Winchester-Campaign under Pope-Orange Court House-Second Bull Run-Resignation of Colonel Tompkins-Major Sawyer promoted Colonel-Ashby's Gap-Outpost duty and troubles with Mosby-The Gettysburg Campaign-Hanover-Gettysburg-Hagerstown and Boonsboro-Return to Virginia-Fighting Stuart at Culpeper, Brandy Station and Buckland Mills-Kilpatrick's Raid-Lieut. Colonel Preston appointed Colonel-The Wilderness Campaign-Craig's Church and Spottsylvania-Sheridan's Raid-Yellow Tavern-At the door of Richmond-Back to the Army-Ashland-Hawes's Shop and death of Colonel Preston-Major Wells appointed Colonel-Wilson's Raid-Stony Creek and Ream's Station-In the Shenandoah Valley-The Opequon-Columbia Furnace-Tom's Brook-Cedar Creek-Expiration of Three Years' term-Skirmishes in Shenandoah Valley-Spring campaign of 1865-Waynesboro-Five Forks-Appomattox-Ordered to North Carolina-Back to Washington-Return home and muster out-The Frontier Cavalry-Final statement. (pages 533-695)

CHAPTER XXIX. THE LIGHT BATTERIES

The First Battery-Organization-Voyage to Ship Island-Service under General Phelps at Carrollton-Assigned to the Nineteenth Corps-Expeditions and Reconnoissances-Plain's Store-Siege of Port Hudson-At Brashear City-Red River Campaign-Pleasant Hill-Monette's Bluff-Yellow Bayou-Expedition to Sabine Pass-Stay at Morganzia-Muster Out and Return Home.
The Second Battery-Organization-Voyage to Ship Island-Occupation of New Orleans-Attached to the Nineteenth Corps-Plain's Store-Siege of Port Hudson-Jackson, La.-Duty at Port Hudson-Muster Out and Return Home.
The Third Battery-Organization-Departure for the War-Attached to Ninth Corps-Wilderness Campaign-Service in front of Petersburg-The Mine-In Fort Sedgwick-Transferred to Sixth Corps-Stationed at City Point-At Fort Fisher-Fall of Petersburg and Storming of Forts Gregg and Whitworth-Return Home and Muster Out.
(pages 696-730)

CHAPTER XXX. THE SHARPSHOOTERS.

Company F, First U.S. Sharpshooters-Organization-Departure for Washington-Camp of Instruction-Joins Army of the Potomac-The Peninsula Campaign; Yorktown; Hanover Court House; Mechanicsville; Gaines's Mill, and Malvern Hill-Second Bull Run-Fredericksburg-Attached to Third Corps-Chancellorsville-Gettysburg-Wapping's Heights-Kelly's Ford-Mine Run-Wilderness-Spottsylvania-Cold Harbor-Siege of Petersburg-Weldon Railroad-Expiration of Three Years' Term-Burgess's Mill-Assigned to Fourth Vermont-Final Statement.
Companies E and H, Second U.S. Sharpshooters-Organizations-Camp of Instruction-Assigned to McDowell's Corps-March to Falmouth-Sent north to intercept Stonewall Jackson-Railroad accident-Pope's Campaign; Rappahannock Station; Sulphur Spring and Second Bull Run-South Mountain-Antietam-Fredericksburg-Attached to Third Corps-Chancellorsville-Gettysburg-Wapping's Heights, Kelly's Ford and Brandy Station-Mine Run Campaign-Re-enlistment-Attached to Second Corps-The Wilderness Campaign-Totopotomoy and Cold Harbor-Siege of Petersburg-Deep Bottom-Boydton Road-Fall of Petersburg-Close of Service.
(pages 731-777)

CHAPTER XXXI.

The Staff-Vermonters in other than Vermont Organizations-Comparative Exhibit of Deaths in Action and from all Causes. (pages 777-792)

CHAPTER XXXII VERMONTERS IN THE NAVY.

A wholly inland State, Vermont furnished comparatively few men for the navy. NOTES. ERRATA.. (pages 793-802)