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Left Grand Division, 56

Louisville, 182, 185, 187, 353
Libby Prison, Horrors of, 150, 162

Louisville Railroad, 328
Life in hospital, 241

Lower Chesapeake, 364
Life at Nashville, 329

Lower Potomac, 207
Lincoln, Abraham, 9; "Honest Old Abe," | Loyal Legion, 358

9, 14; his debate with Douglas, 9; at Tren- Lucifer, 22
ton, N. J., 9; inauguration, 9; support by

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Douglas, 10; first call for troops, 10; camp MacCallum, Gen. D. C., escapes from
visits, 10; Falmouth review, 11; on horse- Wheeler, 115, 116, 331
back, 12; with Gen. Sickles, after Gettys- | Magenta, 252
burg, 12, 355 : prayers over Gettysburg and Magruder, Gen., 251
Vicksburg, 15, 16; religious faith, 17, 18, 355- Mahone, Gen. W'm., 151
358; his assassination, 17, 347; greatest figure "Make a spoon or spoil a horn," 16, 157
of our Civil War, 18; at Harrison's Land- Malvern Hill, 28; Lee there, 153, 154
ing, 39; estimate of McClellan's losses on Mammoth Cave, 328, 334
Peninsula, 39, 40; orders McClellan to at- Manassas Junction, 45, 54, 161, 269, 270, 272,
tack Lee after Antietam, 42, 43 ; relieves 273, 282, 284, 290
McClellan, 43; relieves Burnside, 50, 55: "Manual of Arms," 160
his Proclamation of Emancipation, 56, 59, Marathon, 68
67, 69, 81; rejoiced by Atlanta, 117, 120; March, a hard, 45, 161; to Alexandria, 197;
congratulations to Sheridan, 129; with into Maryland, 204, 205, 284
Grant at City Point, 131; his sine qua non Marengo, 24
of Virginia Campaign, 143; his opinion of Marietta, 114
Grant, 145, 152, 158; his story of an Illinois Marshall House, 198, 199, 202
runaway, 163; in general, 178, 186, 261, Marshall, Lt. Col. Chas., 386
299, 301, 313, 326 ; his reëlection, 336, 343, Marye's Hill, 47; assault on, 48, 49
355-359, 362, 364, 366–368; his thanks to Maryland, 11; Lee's invasion a mistake, 152,
Thomas for Nashville, 372 :

his little story

225, 226, 232
on Hood after Nashville, 379

Maryland slaves, 61, 219
Lincoln and Johnson, 336

Mason and Slidell affair, 210
“Little Mac,' 26, 28, 31, 34, 41, 43, 150, 251

Massachusetts, 188
Little Napoleon, 37

Massachusetts, First Regiment, 226
Liverpool Point, 235

Massachusetts soldiers on slavery, 63
Logan, Gen. John A., ordered to Nashville, Mattewoman Creek, 229

102 ; halts at Louisville, 103; returns to Mattewoman River, 224
Washington, 103 ; inferior to Thomas, 104 ; Maximilian, 327

Thomas aggrieved by his appointment, 377 McClellan, Gen. Geo. B., 3, 4; in West Vir
Long Bridge, 197

ginia, 24; in command of Army of Poto-
Long, Rey, D. A., 355, 356

mac, 24 ; his personal appearance, 25; at
Longstreet, Gen. James, at Fredericksburg, Yorktown, 26; at Williamsburg, 26, 27; at

46, 51 ; at Gettysburg, 69; in general, 133, Fair Oaks, 27; at Seven Day's Barde,
150, 154, 251

Malvern Hill, etc., 28; his baggage-destror
Lookout Mountain, battle of, 59, 182, 312, ing order, 29, 359; under shelter of gus-
331, 332; visit to, 331

boats at Harrison's Landing, 30 ; retreat te
Lookout Rock, 332

Yorktown, 31; did

support Pope
Losses of Confederates at Fredericksburg, 49; heartily, 31, 33; drifted into command
at Gettysburg, 69; at Nashville, 95, 101; in again, 34;

not

his Antietam Campaign. 4:
Nashville Campaign, 103; at Donelson, ordered to Trenton, N. J., 35; his perscual
157; at Vicksburg, 157 ; at Appomattox, courage, 35; popularity with army, x; 35
157

a scholar, 36; as an organizer and cor.
Losses in battle, 163, 165; in Franco-German mander, 36, 37; the Unready or Little

War, 164; in Crimean War, 164; in Mex- Napoleon, 37, 155; as candidate for Presi.
ican War, 164; in Revolutionary War, 164; dent, 37; as Governor, N. J.,
in Civil War, 164; in Spanish War, 165 ; strength and losses on Peninsula, z& 40; bs
in Fair Oaks, 259; in Fredericksburg, 49, delay after Antietam, 41-43; talk of making
56

him dictator, 43; relieved and ordered to
" Lost Cause" ground to powder, 156

Trenton, N. J., 43. 44.51, 56, 57 ; his Mary
Louisiana, 163, 380

land slave order, 61; in general, 120, 171,

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136,138, 143, 150, 152, 163, 192, 215, 216, 223, | Mobile, 118, 140, 142, 345, 353
232, 233, 236; at Williamsburg, 246, 248, 250, Mobile and Ohio Railroad, 139
252; his orders to quartermasters, 257; at Money disbursed by Gen. Allen, 187
Fair Oaks, 258, 263, 302, 333 ; on Pope, 360, Monitor," her appearance, 238, 240, 242
361; on Lincoln and his Cabinet, 367 ; pro- Montana, 182
posed disobedience of orders, 368; letter to Montgomery, Gen., 198–200, 203
Lee relating to Kearny, 370 ; his losses com- Monument to Miss Gilson, 194
pared with Grant's, 284, 385

Moore, Gov. O., 380
McCall, Gen., 38

Moore, Rev. S. T., 220
McClure's Magazine, 385

Morals of the army, 196
McCook, Gen., 82

Mosby's Cavalry, 33
McCullough, Capt. William, 261

Moscow, 118
McDowell, Gen. Irwin, 31, 55, 74, 364, 365

Moses," 205, 241, 257
McLaws, Gen., 151

Moses from Sinai, 15; Andrew Johnson as, 22
McKinstry, Gen., 175

“Mother Bickerdyke," 190
McPherson, Gen., Death of, 60, 120, 151 Mott, Gen. Gershom, at Williamsburg, 63,64 ;
Meade, Gen. Geo. G., 11, 13, 14, 17, 67; at Fred- in general, 197, 225, 228, 229, 243, 277, 301 ; at

ericksburg, 46, 55, 58; in Mexico, 67; at Chancellorsville, 302 ; recommends the
Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville, 67; in author for promotion, 391
command of Army of Potomac, 67 ; per- | Mount Vernon, 201, 204, 222
sonal appearance, 67; at Gettysburg, 67,69; Moving troops into East Tennessee, 345
personal traits, 72, 73 ; delay at Williams. Mud before Yorktown, 242
port excusable, 71; campaign from Culpep-“Mud March,” Burnside, 50, 55, 294
er to Centreville and return, 73, 74; Munson's Hill, 199
believed Fredericksburg was the true route Murat, Marshal, compared with Sheridan,
to Richmond, 77; good-by to author, 133
75, 79; outwitted by Lee, 79; a great com- Murfreesboro, 81, 164, 179
mander, 79, 120; interview with Sheridan, Mustered out, 353
126 ; in general, 133, 136, 142, 144, 150, 151;

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a good, safe commander, 155, 166, 309, 368; Napoleon, 37, 118, 120, 136, 145, 155, 171
congratulations to Thomas on Nashville, Nashville, 21, 22, 78; campaign and battle of,
372

84, 105; situation, 88; in general, 135, 142,
Medical Department, 166

151, 154, 183, 185-187, 189, 222, 310; winter
Meigs, Gen. M. C., 180, 183, 342, 364-366; in, 313, 315; army work there, 322; a great
commends the author, 393

depot, 322; patriotism of, 327, 328; siege
Memoirs of Grant, Sherman, Sheridan, etc., 3 of, 339, 342 ; battle of, 341
Memphis, 179-181, 345, 346, 353

“Naugatuck,” her appearance, 240, 241
Meridian, 181

Navajos, 121
Meridian Hill, 202, 204

Newbern, 232
* Merrimac in Hampton Roads, 239; her New England, 191
appearance, 240, 242

New Hampshire, 188
Merry Christmas, 314

New Jersey Brigade, Second, 52, 206, 207, 216,
Methodism in Tennessee, 316

231, 235, 238; at Yorktown, 243; at Wil-
Methodist Episcopal Church, 219; Grant's liamsburg, 244, 245, 247, 252; at Fair Oaks,

attendance there, 137; his Methodist birth 255, 260; Seven Day's Battle, 264, 266; in
and training, 150; an honor to said Church, general, 268, 280; at Manassas Junction,
151

282; at Falmouth, 286, 300; at Boscobel,
Mexico, 67, 80, 136, 138, 174, 175

302, 304
Middletown, 307

New Jersey Conference, 317; Methodists,
Military railroading, 311

299; Peace Legislature, 298
Mill Springs, 81

New Jersey, Fifth Regiment, 1o, 24, 63, 196,
Miller, Brigadier Gen., at Nashville, 93 206, 211, 213, 225, 235, 245, 249; Sixth Regi-
Mine Run, 77, 78

ment, 206, 230, 245, 249 ; Seventh Regiment,
Minerva, 191

206, 230, 245, 249, 259; Eighth Regiment,
Missionary Ridge, 124, 182, 312, 331, 332 206, 249, 259, 277 ; Thirty-fifth Regiment,
Mississippi, 16, 17, 139, 154, 163, 179, 181-183, 321

New Kent Court House, 249
Missouri, 182

New Mexico, 182

345, 346

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New Orleans, 140, 164, 182, 249, 353

Personal bravery, 171
Newport News, 239

Petersburg, 127; Grant there, 127, 128; Lee
New York, 152, 188

evacuates, 132, 133; Lee at, 144; doomed,
New York Tribune, 357

152, 153; Titanic wrestle of Grant and Lee
"Nigger catchers," 62

there, 153, 154, 346
Nightingale, Florence, 193

Peyton, Lt. Col. H. E., 386
Ninth Corps, 43

Philadelphia, 152, 306
Norfolk, 233, 239 249

Philadelphia Press, 358
North Carolina, 331

Phillips, Dr. John H., 314
Not sorry they were soldiers, 168

Phillips' House at Falmouth, 48
Number of battles in Civil War, 164; enlist- Pickets at Fredericksburg, 288

ments in, 165; Union killed and wounded Pickett, Gen., his charge at Gettysburg, 68,
in, 165; Confederate killed and wounded

69, 151
in, 165; in war with Spain, 165

Pittsburg Landing, 81; Grant there, 138, 146,

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Place of Lee in history, 158; of Grant, 158
*Obey orders," 49, 159, 166, 349

Platæa, 68
Occoquan, 285

Plutarch, 327
Ocean Grove, 356, 357

“Policing," 160
Officers at Nashville, 186

Politics a queer profession and sad business,
Official report of Atlanta campaign, 186

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Ohio, 183, 185

" Pony," 196, 272
“Old Brains," 176

Pope, Gen. John, 31, 32; his gallant fighting,
" On to Richmond," 28, 253, 257

33; his defeat at second Bull Run, 34, 44,
Ooray, head chief of Utes, 122

54, 150; the Overbold, 152 ; in general, 155,
Opequan, 128, 144

179, 360
Orange and Alexandria Railroad, 306

Porter, Admiral, 139, 140
Ordnance Department, 166

Porter, Gen. Fitz John, 33 ; failed Pope, 33;
Osmond, Dr., 283

his court-martial, 33 ; restoration, 34; at
Overton Knobs, 98; the fighting there, 100 second Bull Run, 150; at Savage Station,

265; on Pope, 360
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Porter's Division, 54
Pacific coast, 175

Port Republic, 268
Panic at Fair Oaks, 256

Port Tobacco, 230
Paris, Comte de, 4, 26; in error as to wagon Portsmouth, 188
trains, 77, 163

Potomac, 25, 58, 70, 151
Parker, Gov. Joel, 301

Preaching in Alexandria, 277
Parole of Gen. Lee and staff, 385

Preface, 3
Parturiunt montes, etc., 40

Presbyterian Church, 321
Patterson, Gen. Rob't, 81

Proclamation of Emancipation, effect on
Patterson, Gen. Frank, 245, 248, 251, 256, 275, army, 56, 278, 279, 313
277 ; his death, 285

Promoted, 203, 257, 261, 280
Patriotism at Nashville, 327

Puritan against cavalier, 159
Patterson, Major A. H., 321
Pay Department, 166

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Pay of soldiers, 168

Quaker guns at Centreville, 25
Paymaster around, 206

Quarterly Review, 320
Pea Ridge, 179

Quartermaster Department, 166; the business
Peach Tree Creek, Battle of, 60,112, 170 department of the army, 174; its evolution
Peninsula, 27, 31, 37, 38, 44, 53, 54, 67, 74, 163,

in Civil War, 174
191; in 1862 crowded with soldiers, 250 Quartermaster's duty, 262
Pennington Seminary, 219

Quartermaster General's report 1860, 177;
Pennsylvania, 59, 61; Lee's invasion of, a report 1865, 178; report 1863, 180

political blunder, 152, 306; patriots, 307; Quartermasters, Good, essential to great com-
reserves, Meade with, 67

manders, 174; quartermasters afterward
Pensacola, 213

commanders, 174, 189
Pensions, 168

Quartermasters ill, 249
Perrine, Quartermaster General, 301

Quarters at Nashville, 313

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mouth, 45; at Fredericksburg, 47, 48; at
Rainbow from Lookout Mountain, 332

Rum Point, 52 ; at Chancellorsville, 57;
Raleigh, 118

promoted Lt. Col., 58; Hooker asks for
Randolph, Hon. Geo. W., 369

him, 59; at Williamsburg, 63 ; with Hooker,
Rapidan, 70, 79, 143, 144, 152

64-66; with Meade, 70, 71; at Williams-
Rappahannock River, 47, 49, 50, 58, 73, 74, port, 72; at Headquarters Army of the
151, 288, 291, 301

Potomac, 72, 73; crossing the Rappahan.
Rappahannock Station, 74

nock, etc., 74; at Brentsville, 75; orders
Rations by Hooker, 57, 160

from Meade, 75; at Bristoe, 76; at Centre-
Ravages of war, 253

ville, 77 ; ordered West, 78 ; last interview
Rawlins, Gen. John A., talks with Sheridan with Meade, 78; at Nashville, 86, 87, 93, 99 ;
and Grant, 132

at Overton Knobs, 100; talk with a Con-
Read, Thomas Buchanan, his Sheridan's federate brigadier, 101 ; dines Confederate
Ride," 129, 383

brigadiers, 101 ; promoted full Colonel for
Rear of battle, 171

Nashville, 105; at Atlanta, 112; visits
Rebellion, Cost of the, 39, 387

Sherman before Atlanta, 112, 114; escapes
Rectortown, 43

Wheeler's Raid, 114, 117; with Sherman in
" Red Patch " Division, 57

Rocky Mountains, 119, 122; visits Kit Car-
Regiment suffered most, 164

son, 120, 122; with Miss Gilson at the White
Repair shops, 177

House and on James River, 191, 192 ; Army
Revere, Gen. J. W., 64

Letters, 195; at Washington and Alexan-
Reynolds, Gen. J. F., 29; fell at Gettysburg, dria, 195, 206; on Lower Potomac, 207; at
68

Fortress Monroe, 237, 241 ; at Yorktown,
Richmond, 26, 27, 30, 31, 44, 53, 77, 130 ;

242; at Williamsburg, 244, 247 ; up the
Grant's campaign against, 143, 144 ; aban- Peninsula, 248, 255; at Fair Oaks, 255, 260;
doned, 145; doomed, 153, 157; in general, promoted Capt. and A. Q. M., 257, 261; be-
163, 191, 228, 232, 236, 249, 252, 255, 257,

lieves in war, 261 ; against Slavery, 261, 262;
259, 268, 283, 293, 305, 346, 361, 363, 368 at Savage Station, 265; at White Oak
Ride to Mount Vernon, 201

Swamps, 265 ; in Seven Days' Battle, 266;
Right Grand Division, 55

at Malvern Hill, 267; home on “sick leave,"
Ripley, Gen., 364, 366

267; at Fairfax C. H., 273 ; at Fort Lyon,
Rip-Raps, 242

276 ; at church in Alexandria, 277; at Fort
Roads, Army, 214, 216, 217, 221, etc.

Worth, 278; on Proclamation of Emancipa-
Roanoke Island, 44

tion, 279; settles accounts with U. S, as
Rob the cradle and the grave, 144

Division Q. M., 280; on Gen. Sickles, 281;
Rocky Mountains, 119, 135, 340

at Manassas Junction, 282, 283; at Centre-
Rodgers, Capt., 30

ville and Fairfax C, H., 285; at Occoquan,
Rosecrans, Gen. W. S., 22; in West Virginia, 285; on Gen. Patterson, 286; at Falmouth,

24; at Stone River, 81; at Chickamauga, 82, 286-289; in winter quarters, 203 ; at Acquia
124, 127; against Lee in West Virginia, 150;

Creek, 295; at an army wedding, 297; on
in general, 179, 182, 305

army Sundays, 298; on Copperheads, 298 ;
Rucker, Gen, D. H., 189

on Christian Advocate, 299 : at Chancel-
Rum Point, 11, 52, 213, 218, 220, 225, 226, 229, lorsville, 301, 303 ; promoted Lt. Col., 304 ;
233, 235, 237

at Boscobel, 302, 305; on "sick leave," 305 :
Rupert, 156

not at Gettysburg, 306; at Washington, 306;
Rusling, Gen. J. F., prior to war, 4; army interview with Lincoln and Sickles, 307;

record, 4; with Lincoln at Trenton, 9; at at Fredericksburg, 307; at Headquarters
Washington, D.C., 10; entering U.S. serve Army of the Potomac, 309; at Cincinnati,
ice, 10, 24 ; at Fredericksburg review, 11; 309; at Nashville, 310; as Chief Q. M.
interview with Lincoln and Sickles after Military Roads, 310; as Chief Assistant
Gettysburg, 12, 18, 355, 358; in Senate Q. M., 312, 313; on Bishop Simpson, 316;
Chamber, March, 1861, 19; Wigfall against at “The Hermitage," 319; his work at
the Union, and Johnson's reply, 20, 21;

Nashville, 322, 338; at Gen. Harding's, 323,
Johnson as President in favor of Fifteenth 325; on Abraham Lincoln, 326 ; at Mam-
Amendment, 22 ; did not apostatize with moth Cave, 328; at Chattanooga and At-
Johnson, 23 ; first promotion at Fair Oaks, lanta, 331, 332; on “substitutes, " 332, 333 ;
26; march to Centreville, 30, 31; not at on Thanksgiving Day, 337; acting Chief
Antietam, 42;
from Manassas to Fal- Q. M. at Nashville, 339; at siege and bat.

144, 268

tle of Nashville, 339, 342; commended by | Sewell's Point, 242
Andrew Johnson, 343 ; his life at Nashville, Sharp, Surgeon, 228
343; watches things by telegraph, 346; on Sharpe, Gen. Geo. H., 386
Lee's surrender, 346; on Lincoln's assas- Sharpsburg, 41
sination, 347 ; promoted full Colonel, 348: Shelling batteries on Lower Potomac, 207, 208
report on the Department of the Cumber. Shelling Cockpit Point, 224
land, 350; ordered to Chicago, 350; at Chi- Shellmire, Capt., 268
cago, 351, 352 ; ordered East, 352; home Shelter tents, 161
again, 352; inspections South and West, Shenandoah Valley, Sheridan there, 127, 13;
352; promoted Brigadier General and mus- the Paradise of Virginia, 130 ; cleaned out
tered out, 353; commendations of Generals by Sheridan, 130; locks back door" there,
Mott, Berry, Donaldson, Meigs, Hooker,
Thomas, Sherman, etc., 391, 395-by Pres- Sheridan, Gen. P. H., 3; in the Valley, 35, 51,
ident Johnson and Secretary of War, 391, 70, 120, 123 ; career before war, 123 : first
394, 395

duty in Civil War, 123; before Corinth, 123 ;
Rusling, Lt. W. J., 211; promoted, 223, 259; promoted Brigadier General, 123; at Stone
as Division Ambulance Officer, 296

River, 124; at Chickamauga, 124; ordered
Russia and Russian bear, 210

to Army of Potomac, 124; his personal ap-

pearance, 124, 125; as “ Little Phil," 125;
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his opinion of Jeb Stuart, 126 ; his raid
Sailor's Creek, Sheridan there, 132, 145

around Lee's right, 126; around Lee's
Salisbury, 268, 269

left, 126; in Shenandoah Valley, 127, 130;
San Francisco, 188

smashes Early, 127, 129; at Winchester,
Sandt, Quartermaster Serg't, 243, 284

128; at Fisher's Hill, 129; at Cedar Creek,
Sarragosa, siege of, 153

129; congratulations from Lincoln and
Savage Station, 28, 29, 255, 265

Stanton, 129; cleans out

the Valley,
Savannah, 60, 113, 118, 142, 144, 154, 187, 336, 130; raid around Richmond, 130; gets
343, 348, 353

back to Grant, 130; in council of war
Schurz, Gen. C., at Chancellorsville, 57

with Grant and Sherinan, 131; ordered to
Scipio, 179

attack Lee, 131; not " stuck in the mud,"
Scofield, Gen., 85; at Franklin, 86; at Nash- 131; at Dinwiddie C, H., 131; with Grant

ville, 87, 92, 93, 95, 96, 98, 99: in front of and Rawlins, 132; at Five Forks, 132 ; at
Atlanta, 114; proposed appointment broke Sailor's Creek, 132; at Appomattox, 132;
Thomas's heart, 378

Lee's surrender, 133; compared with others,
Scott, Gen. Winfield, 175

133; a great commander, 133; Grant's right
Sebastopol, Siege of, 153, 252

hand, 133; Grant's opinion, 134: Hurrah
Secesh quarters, 200; trophies, 221; lady, 222 for Sheridan! 134; his charger, 131; in
Secessia, 251

general, 141, 151, 153, 166, 167, 174, 175;
Secession a sophism, 149, 152; Thomas un- congratulations to Thomas on Nashville,

derstood it, 152 ; its corner stone Slavery, 372 ; his absence from Cedar Creek justified,
152

381, 382
Second N. J. Brigade. See N. J. Brigade, Sheridan's Ride," 383
Second.

Sherman, Gen. W. T., 3, 20, 22, 51, 106; at
Sedan, siege of, 153

Atlanta, 35; not fair to Hooker, 60; his
Sedgwick, Gen. John, at Fredericksburg, 58, opinion Nashville, 104; his personal ap
154

pearance, 106; his career prior to war, 107;
Seminary, Pennington, 219

his loyalty to the Union, 108; in Kentucky,
Seminary Ridge, 69

108; at Pittsburg Landing, 108; at Vicks-
Sentry duty, 162

burg, 109; at Memphis, 109; his march
Sermon in Alexandria, 277

to Chattanooga, 109; leaves Knoxville,
Sermons in camp, 217

110; report on Knoxville, io; assigned
Seven Days' Battle, 28, 38, 53, 57, 60, 78; to the Military Division of the Missis-

Jackson and Longstreet there, 150; Lee sippi, 110; his Atlanta Campaign, 111,
there, 153, 192

his strength, in; at Kenesaw Moun-
Seven Pines, 191

tain and Peach Tree Creek, 112; in front of
Seventh N. J., 230

Atlanta, 113 ; his outfit when campaigning,
Seward, W. H , 15, 18, 20, 23

113; not disturbed by Wheeler's Raid, 117;
Sewell, Capt. W. J., 201

captures Atlanta, 117; his March to the Sea

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