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Anderson, Joseph R., letters to, regarding restrictions upon vessels leaving Confederate States, transmitted, 147.

Anderson, Robert, mentioned, 73, 94.

Antietam, Md., Battle of.

A small river, called the Antietam, flows into the Potomac River from the north about 7 miles above Harpers Ferry. The town of Sharpsburg is between these two rivers. There was fought near this town, on Sept. 16, 17, 1862, a severe battle. It is called by the Federals Antietam, by the Confederates Sharpsburg. Gen. McClellan commanded the Union army, about 60,000; and Gen. Lee, the Confederates, about 45,000. Loss of former, 12,469 (2,010 killed); of the latter in killed, wounded, and missing, about 12,000.

Appomattox, Va., Battle of.

The town of Appomattox is the county seat of the county of that name in Virginia, and is situated about 25 miles to the eastward of Lynchburg. The surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia, 26,000 men, by Gen. Lee, to Gen. Grant, occurred here Apr. 9, 1865. The officers and men of Lee's army were all paroled, and permitted to return to their homes, practically ending the war.

Appropriations:

Discussed, 489.
Recommended for —
Adjutant and Inspector General's Office, 306, 318.
Army, 57, 303, 310.
Army cooks and nurses, 127.
Army officers, expenses of, acting as Indian agents, 99.
Army, Provisional, 57.
Carrying into effect act to aid people of Kentucky, 128.
Conscription service, 402.
Contracts of Medical Purveyors, 310.
Defense of Alabama River and Mobile Bay, 196.
Destitute people in Missouri, 126.
Engineer Bureau, 248, 306, 395, 515
Expenses incurred in detecting forgers of Treasury notes, 239.

Appropriations (Continued):

Recommended for —
Floating defenses, 203.
Flour for Army, 249.
Foreign loan, act authorizing, 301.
Government expenditures, 199, 313, 317, 387, 402, 404, 451, 454, 455, 517, 539.
Impressment of slaves, claims for, 395.
Increased compensation of Senators, Representatives, and Congressional employees, 456.
Indian affairs, 154, 242, 300, 382, 386, 503
Indian Affairs, Bureau of, 58, 407.
Interest on money borrowed from banks in Tennessee, payment of, 154, 255.
Interest on Removal and Subsistence Fund due Indians, 386.
Justice, Department of, 383, 387, 503, 51S, 532
Medical department of Army, 250.
Military hospitals, 127.
Naval officers, allowances to, 407.
Naval vessels, purchase of, 201, 249.
Navy Department, 205, 213, 317, 408, 502, 518, 531.
North Carolina, claims of, for supplies furnished troops of, 304.
Ordnance, 249.
Ordnance Bureau, 213, 299, 309.
Owners of —
Schooner Isabel, 513.
Steamer Phoenix, 499.
Pensions, 79.
Post Office building in Richmond, Va, 318.
Post Office Department, 99, 128, 306.
Powder, purchase of, 58.
Public defense, 128, 196, 203.
Communications regarding, 208.