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James Ford Rhodes (1848–1927).  History of the Civil War, 1861–1865.  1917.
 
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Committee of thirteen, 3.
 
Compromise, efforts of Congress, 35; proposed popular vote, 5; proposed amendment to protect State slavery, 413.
 
Confederate States, formation, 5; uprising, 23; Border States join, 2426; Richmond capital, 25; unanimity of sentiment in, 27; expected success, 28; unpreparedness, 32; permanent government inaugurated, 94; zenith, 166; and reunion, 352; trade with the enemy, 357359; scarcity, 365369; food conditions, 369; railroads, 370374; scarcity of iron, 374377; conduct of slaves, 380382; fiat money, repudiation, 384, 385; taxation and bonds, 384, 387; currency of Federal greenbacks, 385, 415; barter, 385; prices, 386, 414; agricultural tithe and impressment, lack of credit, 386389; women, 389391; religion, 391; no legal tenders, 392; arbitrary power in, 392394; socialized state, 394; press, 394; character of non-military administration, 395397; distress, 413415; financial collapse, 414; discontent and criticism, 415, 416.
 
Confiscation, act, 50; lack of, 438.
 
Congress, Thirty-sixth: attempts at compromise, 35; amendment protecting state slavery, 413.—Thirty-seventh: extra session called, 17; resolution on purpose of war, 47; army, conscription, 47, 202; bonds, 47, 147, 203; taxation, 47, 148; and Lincoln’s extra-legal actions, 48; legal tenders, 146148, 203; control of transportation, 148; gradual compensated emancipation, 149, 198; and administration, 188, 204; fractional currency, 203, 343; national banks, 204; character of work, 204; Democratic opposition, 351353.—Thirty-eighth: complexion, 175; army, 299; finances, 300; Lieutenant-Generalcy, 303; day of humiliation, 329; Thirteenth Amendment, 412.
 
Congress, destroyed, 112.
 
Conscription, Confederate, 95, 382; Federal act, 202; need in North, 287; New York riots, 287290; as stimulus to volunteering and bounties, 291; general acquiescence, 300; dangers (1864), 361.
 
Constitution, Confederate, 5.
 
Contraband, slaves as, 49.
 
Copperheads, application of term, 350.
 
Corinth campaign, 110.
 
Cotton, and British sentiment, 6567; Northern trade, price, 358.
 
Couch, D. N., and succession to Burnside, 209; Chancellorsville, 211, 213, 219; Gettysburg campaign, 227, 229.
 
Courts, in South, 393.
See also Habeas corpus.
 
Covode, John, and Meade, 210.
 
Cox, J. D., on regret at civil war, 29; on J. E. Johnston, 62 n.; on pillage by Sherman’s troops, 406; Franklin, 409, 410; on conduct in Carolina campaign, 425, 426.
 
Crater fight, 333.
 
Crittenden, J. J., efforts for compromise, 3, 5; resolution on purpose of war, 47.
 
Crittenden Compromise, 3.
 
Cumberland, destroyed, 112.
 
Curry, J. L. M., on scarcity of paper, 369.
 
Curtin, A. G., and Lee’s invasion (1862), 168; (1863), 229; as war governor, 361.
 
Dabney, Thomas, on railroad difficulties, 374.
 
Dana, C. A., at Vicksburg, 254 n.; 255, 257; on Chattanooga, 296, 297, 299; on Wilderness, 309; on suspension of attrition policy, 322; on occupation of Richmond, 434.
 
Dana, R. H., on Grant’s appearance, 305.
 
Davis, Jefferson, and attack on Fort Sumter, 16; authorizes privateering, 20; and Virginia, 25; advantage of military training, 33; on Northern aggression, early misgivings, 34; and Bull Run, 40; inauguration, 94; and McClellan’s approach, 127; and Lee and Johnston, 134; and Lee’s plan against McClellan, 140; and prolongation of the war, 259 n.; on British attitude, 285; removes Johnston, 332, 412; and suspension of writ of habeas corpus, 392; as administrator, comparison with Lincoln, 396, 429; on March to the sea, 408; public discontent, 415; influence, blind hopefulness, 416; opposes submission, 419; on evacuation of Charleston, 425; and evacuation of Richmond, 432.
 
Delane, J. T., and Trent affair, 75.
See also London Times.
 
 

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