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Index for A Spy for the Union: The Life and Execution of Timothy Webster
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Page numbers in bold italic refer to illustrations.

Aberdeen, Md.  144
Abingdon, Va.  106, 172-73
Accomack County, Va.  92, 99, 153-56, 166, 167
Adams, ---  155
Alabama  50, 60
Albany, N.Y.  55
Alexander, Captain ---  104
Alexandria, Va.  86, 151
Allen's Eating Saloon  88, 151
Allen's Fresh, Md.  90, 170
American Civil War  6, 68, 135
American Party  16
American Telegraph Company  57
Anatomy Act of 1832  29
Annette Travis's brothel  53
Antietam  134
Arkansas  50
Army of the Potomac  80, 101, 133-34, 159
Astor Place Riot  16
Bagby, George  148
Ball, (of Ball's Farm) ---  154-55
Baltimore American and Commercial Advertiser  103
Baltimore, Md.  25, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55-56, 57, 59, 60, 62, 63, 64-66, 68, 76, 85, 86-88, 87, 90, 92, 98, 100, 101,
103-4, 144-45, 149, 151, 153, 155, 156, 164, 165, 166, 172
Baltimore Street, Baltimore, Md.  65, 86, 87, 145, 151
Bangs, George H.  25, 25-27, 30, 34, 137
Barr's Saloon  52
Baugh, Richard D.  79, 148, 149
Bayside Road, Accomack County, Va.  153
Beale, Joseph B.  75
Beals, Major ---  117
Beauregard, Pierre G.T.  155-56, 162, 165, 178-79, 181, 182
Benedict, Md.  90
Benjamin, Judah P.  6, 94, 106, 107, 159, 172, 175, 182-83
Bissell, Josiah W.  43-48
Blake, Thomas  9
Booth, John Wilkes  58
Bowen, John  95-96, 159-60
Bowling Green, Ky.  75, 106-7, 172, 174, 175-78, 182
Bradley, Cyprus P.  43-44, 45-47, 48
Bradley, William H.  47
Brady Street, Davenport, Iowa  43
Bragg, Braxton  176
Bragg, Charles  97, 161
Brainard, Daniel  34
Breckinridge, John C.  50
Bridgman, Samuel  190n10
Briggs, John H.  16-21, 139-43
Bristol, Va.  178
Brook Station, Va.  97, 98, 156, 162, 164, 165, 166, 183
Brown, George William  90
Brown, John  23, 49-50
Brownlow, Jim  149
Brownlow, William Gannaway  149, 173
Brownlow's Knoxville Whig  149
Buffalo, N.Y.  55
Bull Run, First Battle of  85, 162, 165
Bull Run, Va.  79, 97, 148, 161, 180
Burke, William  29
Burton, Dr. ---  77
Butler, Charles  88
Cabbagetown, N.J.  9
California  104, 108, 169, 183
Calvert, John S.  148
Camden and Amboy Railroad  8
Cameron, Simon  85
Camp Anderson  149
Camp Boone  147
Camp Chatham  149
Camp Cummings  149
Camp Lee, Richmond, Va.  130
Camp Rector  77
Camp Sneed  149
Camp Trousdell  149
Campbell, William  94-97, 98, 106, 126, 159-61, 163-64, 172, 173, 174
Caphart, John  130
Capitol Building, Washington, D.C.  66
Capitol Square, Richmond, Va.  94, 115
Carter, Artemus  29
Cary, Major ---  154
Cashmeyer, Philip  126
Castle Godwin  125, 126
Cave City, Ky.  177
Central America  52
Centreville, Va.  97-98, 101, 107, 155, 160, 161-63, 164, 178, 179-81, 182
Chadwick, Walter E.  43-45, 46-47, 48
Chapin, John P.  47
Charles Street, Baltimore, Md.  88, 152
Charleston, S.C.  25, 65, 68, 145, 166
Charlotte Hall, Md.  90
Charlottesville, Va.  178
Chartism  22
Chattanooga, Tenn.  77, 79, 106, 113, 116, 149, 172, 173, 174, 182
Cherrystone Lighthouse  92, 154, 156, 167
Chesapeake Bay  89, 92, 99, 165, 171
Chestertown, Md.  100, 155
Chicago, Ill.  5, 23, 25, 26, 29, 35, 38, 40, 41, 44, 47, 48, 72, 133, 134; Great Chicago Fire 25
Chicago and Rock Island Railroad  40, 44
Chicago Avenue, Chicago, Ill.  33
Chicago Cemetery  29-31, 33; map of 36
Chicago Courthouse and City Hall  37
Chicago Daily Times  34
Chicago River  33
Cincinnati, Ohio  54, 72, 73, 74, 75, 78, 80, 147, 149, 150
City Hotel, Nashville, Tenn.  149, 174
Clackner, George  119-20, 122
Clark Street, Chicago, Ill.  33
Clarksville, Tenn.  75, 76, 147
Claude Melnotte as a Detective, and Other Stories  25
Cleburne, Patrick R.  175-76, 177
Cleveland, Ohio  54
Cleveland, Tenn.  106, 174
Cobb Neck, Md.  105, 110, 170-71, 183
Coffin, William H.  99, 165-66
Columbus, Ohio  54
Columbus, Tenn.  178
Confederate States of America  50, 68, 73, 94, 125, 129; map of 83
Connor, Lieutenant ---  79, 148
Constitutional Guards  52
Cook, Burton C.  44
Cook County  23, 44
Cooper, James  94
Cooper, William  94
Corinth, Miss.  149
Corsica  52
Cridland, John Frederick  126
Crump, Charles A.  92-93, 99, 102, 157, 166, 167
Crystal Palace Exhibition  5, 13-14
Crystal Palace, New York, N.Y.  5, 13, 14, 15, 26
Cuckold Creek, Md.  105, 170
Cumberland Gap, Tenn.  149
Cumberland River  147, 174
Curtin, Andrew G.  57
Daly, Charles P.  19
Dart, John?  47
Davenport, Iowa  39-40, 41, 42, 43
Davies, Harry W.  51, 53-54, 136
Davis, Jefferson  40, 68, 127, 129, 131, 171
Davis, Varina  129
De Voe, Ely  59-61, 62-64
Dearborn, Luther  23
Delaware and Raritan Canal  8
Democratic Party  10, 50
Dempsey, ---  97-98, 161, 162
Dennis, Paul H.  44, 47
Department of Ohio  72
Detroit, Mich.  26
Dexter, Wirt  189n19
District of Columbia  104-5; map of 93
Dix, Dorothea  57
Douglas, Stephen A.  43, 50
Douglass, Frederick  23
Dred Scott decision  39
Drummondtown, Va.  100, 153-54
Dublin, Va.  178
Dumfries, Va.  106, 171-72, 176, 178, 183, 184
Dundee, Ill.  23
E Street, Washington, D.C.  86, 151
E. W. Clark & Bro.  26
Earl, John  86, 101-2, 151
Eastville, Va.  92, 99-100, 153-54, 156, 171
Effie Afton  41
Ellis, ---  66-67, 145-46
Equitable Life Assurance Society  133
Evans, General ---  160-61, 162, 163-64, 165
Evansport, Va.  165, 178, 183
Evergreen, Calif.  136
Exchange Hotel  114
Fairhaven, Md.  89
Fauquier County, Va.  97, 155, 161
FBI Criminal Identification Bureau  134-35
Felton, Samuel  50-51, 55
Ferrandini, Cipriano  52-53, 55, 58, 59
Finncan, James  30, 33-34
Finney, Colonel ---  154
First Arkansas Regiment  107, 175, 176-77
First Maryland Regiment  97, 107, 161, 162, 164-65, 179, 181-82
First Tennessee Regiment  176
Fishel, Edwin C.  80-1
Fisher, ---  154, 167
Fletcher, S. D.  94
Flint, J. C.  45
Florida  50
Floyd, John B.  172
Ford, James  94
Forrester, Captain ---  183
Fort Claiborne  148
Fort Dover  147
Fort Henry  147
Fort McHenry  103
Fort Monroe  133, 157, 158
Fort Sumter  68
Forward, ---  65, 145
Fox River  23
Franciscus, George C.  57
Frank, Whitney  45, 46
Fredericksburg, Va.  98, 105-6, 108, 111, 156, 159, 164, 165-66, 171, 183
Friendship, Md.  89
Front Street, Memphis, Tenn.  79
Gage, George W.  47
Garland, Samuel  149
Gay, Alexander see Imbert, Jules
Georgia  50
Glasgow, Scotland  22
Gloucester Point, Va.  92-93, 99, 155, 156-58, 165, 166-67
Gorbals, Glasgow, Scotland  22
Gordonsville, Va.  178, 179
Grand Junction, Tenn.  77, 79, 149
Grave robbing, 5, 29, 38
Great Britain  125
Great Miami River  73
Green, Russell  29, 33
Greenville, Tenn.  173
Grove Wharf, Va.  94, 155, 158
Gull, Jim  151
H Street, Washington, D.C.  168
Hague, Va.  183
Hamilton, Mich.  26
Hardee, William J.  79, 148, 178
Hare, William  29
Harpers Ferry, Va.  49-50, 86, 89, 151, 152
Harris, Isham G.  175, 177
Harris, James  175-77
Harrisburg, Pa.  55, 56
Haskill, Colonel ---  65, 144
Haven, Carlos  44
Havre-de-Grace, Md.  67, 146
Hays, Captain ---  60
Hazzard, ---  98-99, 164-65
Henrico County Jail  122, 123-24, 124
Herndon, Dr. ---  104, 108-9, 169, 183
Hicks, Thomas H.  54
Hill, ---   78, 148
Hill, Captain ---  165
Hillard, Otis K.  53-54, 55
Hindman, Thomas C.  177
Hoge, Moses D.  130, 132
Holmes, Theophilus H.  97, 98-99, 108-9, 156, 162, 164-65, 181, 183
Hop-Yard Landing, Va.  183
Hop-Yard Wharf, Va.  105, 171
Howard House  65, 145
Howard, James R.  30
Humboldt, Tenn.  77-78, 147
Hunt, James C.  148
Hurd, Jacob  41
I Street, Washington, D.C.  85
Illinois  5, 6, 22, 72, 137
Illinois Central Railroad  24, 28, 72, 169
Imbert, Jules  5, 25-27
Indiana  22, 72
Indianapolis, Ind.  54
Iowa  42, 45
Ireland  10, 111, 125
Jackson, Andrew  7, 10
Jackson, Claiborne F.  79, 149
Jackson, Tenn.  77, 190n10
Jackson, Thomas J.  176, 182
James, ---  167
James River  94, 155, 158, 159
January, Derrick A.  47
Johnson, Lieutenant ---  158
Johnson, Sidney E.  175-76, 177, 178
Johnston, Joseph E.  155-56, 160, 161, 162, 163, 178, 181, 182
Jones, John B.  95, 98, 159, 161, 162, 163, 164, 182
Jonesboro, Tenn.  173
Judd, Norman B.  41, 55-57, 56, 64, 72
Juka Camp  149
Kane County, Ill.  23
Kane, George P.  88, 152
Kane, John  100, 154
Kansas  39
Kansas Nebraska Act  39, 49
Keen, Captain ---  66-67, 144, 145-46
Kentucky  73, 74, 80, 147; map of 109
Key West, Fla.  25
Knights of Liberty  90
Knights of the Golden Circle  52, 90
Knox, Joseph  41, 44
Knoxville, Tenn.  79-80, 106, 107, 147, 149, 172, 173-74, 178
Lake Michigan  31, 46
Lake Street, Chicago, Ill.  35
Lamon, Ward  57
Lee, Robert E.  49
Leesburg, Va.  98, 160, 163, 165
Leonard, James  14
Leonardtown, Md.  90, 105, 169, 170-71
Lewis, Hattie  51, 65-66, 75, 86, 88, 102, 111, 114, 115-16, 122, 126, 127, 128, 129-30, 131, 132-33, 136, 145, 152
Lewis, James T.  148
Lewis, Pryce  13, 75, 100, 111-26, 114, 127-28, 132, 133, 136, 137, 190n10; map drawn by 124
Lincoln, Abraham  5, 41, 50, 52, 53, 54-58, 55, 59, 60, 65, 66, 67, 68, 72, 83-84, 101, 118, 129, 134, 136, 144, 145; letter to 70, 71
Loudon Railroad Bridge  149
Loudon, Tenn.  174
Louisiana  50
Louisville and Nashville Railroad  177
Louisville, Ky.  75, 78, 80, 147, 149-50
Lowenbach, Joseph  94
Lowenbach, Lewis  94
Luckett, James H.  51-52, 59
Lynchburg, Va.  106, 107, 172, 174, 178
Maddox, Joseph H.  104
Magruder, John B.  93-94, 99, 157, 158, 165-66, 167
Main Street, Memphis, Tenn.  78
Main Street, Richmond, Va.  117, 120, 122, 148
Manassas, Va.  79, 88, 95-96, 101, 107, 148, 152, 154, 155, 159-61, 162, 163, 172, 176, 178, 179, 180-81, 182
Marshall, ---  92, 99, 156-57, 166-67
Martinsburg, Va.  98, 163
Mary Washington  89
Maryland  50, 51, 53, 54, 59, 67, 85, 86, 94, 98-99, 105, 107, 146, 151, 154, 160, 164, 165, 166, 167, 171, 183; map of 93, 108
Matsell, George W.  15, 16-17, 18-19, 21
McAllister, William  44, 47
McCann, Michael  18, 19, 21
McClellan, George B.  6, 72, 73, 80, 83-84, 85, 91, 97, 101, 104, 108, 110, 112, 113, 114, 116, 128, 133-34, 153, 169, 183
McClellan, Mary Ellen  84
McClernand, John A.  134
McCubbin, Samuel  116-18, 120, 121-22
McCulloch, Benjamin  79, 148, 176, 182
McDowell, Irvin  85
McGee, Joseph H.  103
McKellar, William  17, 18, 19, 21, 139, 140, 143
McMullen, Augustine L.  125-26, 127
McPhail, James L.  103
Melodeon Concert Hall  60
Memphis, Tenn.  74-75, 76, 77-78, 79, 80, 128, 147-48, 159
Mercer County, N.J.  8
Merrill, ---  86-88, 151
Mexican-American War  10, 176
Mexico  52
Micheal, James  67, 145-46
Michigan  22
Michigan Street, Chicago, Ill.  34
Mill Creek, Md.  170-71
Miller's Hotel  86, 88, 89, 102, 103, 152
Milliken, Isaac L.  34
Mississippi  50
Mississippi and Missouri Railroad  40
Mississippi River  39, 40, 42
Missouri  79, 148-49
Monmouth County, N.J.  9
Monroe Creek  105, 109, 171, 183
Montreal, Canada  23, 26-27
Monumental Hotel  115, 117
Morris, J. W. J.  105, 170
Morton, Elizabeth  113, 119
Morton, Jackson  113, 119
Morton, William Chase  119-21
Morton family (of Jackson and Elizabeth)  113, 122, 124, 125
Mossy Creek, Tenn.  173
Mound City, Tenn.  77, 78, 148
Mouse Creek, Tenn.  174
Municipal Police Act  12
Murfreesboro, Tenn.  149
Myers, ---  147
Nashville and Chattanooga Railroad  149
Nashville, Tenn.  73-74, 80, 106-7, 149, 164, 172, 173, 174-75, 178
Nassau Street, Princeton, N.J.  11
National Hotel  78, 147
National Volunteers  53, 59-61, 63
New Albany, Indiana  80, 150
New Hampshire  169
New Jersey  6
New Madrid, Mo.  149
New York, N.Y.  9, 12-14, 16, 25, 50, 55, 133
New York City Hall  18
New York Herald  17
New York Police Department  5, 12-13, 13, 14-15, 16-17, 21
New York Times  17, 18, 19, 102
Newhaven, England  7
North Avenue, Chicago, Ill.  33
North Carolina  50
North Hampton County, Va.  92, 153-56
North Western Police Agency see Pinkerton's National Detective Agency
Oak Hall, Va.  154
Occoquan, Va.  181
Offutt, John F. C.  94
O'Grady, ---  30, 31-33
Ohio  72, 73
Ohio and Mississippi Railroad  78, 147
Ohio River  73, 147
Old Capitol Prison  133
Onarga, Ill.  23-24, 42, 136, 137
Orange and Alexandria Railroad  179, 180-81
Orange Courthouse  178
Oregon  10
Parker, Captain ---  99, 165-66
Peck, Lieutenant ---  149
Peninsula Bank of Detroit  26
Peninsula Campaign  6, 84, 133
Pennsylvania Railroad  57
Perry Street, Davenport, Iowa  43
Perrymansville, Md.  51, 54, 64, 65, 66-67, 144, 145
Petersburg Railroad Depot, Richmond, Va.  182
Petersburg, Va.  148, 182
Philadelphia, Pa.  51, 55, 72
Philadelphia, Wilmington and Baltimore Railroad  50, 144
Pillow, Gideon  73, 78, 79, 147-48, 149, 175
Pinkerton, Allan  10, 24, 45, 49, 60, 63-64, 75, 84, 127, 131, 134; as author 25, 30, 75, 119; Civil War service 6, 68-74, 78, 80, 84, 85, 86, 88, 89, 90-91, 97, 100, 101, 103, 104-5, 110, 111-14, 116, 117, 122, 126, 128-29, 133-34, 151, 152; Claude Melnotte as a Detective, and Other Stories 25; Criminal Reminiscences and Detective Sketches 30; death of 135; early years 22-23; guilt over Webster's death 137; head of Pinkerton's National Detective Agency 22, 23, 25-26, 29, 30-33, 45, 47, 134-35; investigating plot to assassinate Abraham Lincoln 5-6, 50-53, 54-57, 59, 64-65, 136, 144-45; letters from 70, 71; meeting Webster 5, 14; The Spy of the Rebellion 51, 69-71, 72, 74-76, 77, 86, 88-91, 101-3, 111-12, 119, 122, 124-25, 126; reports to General McClellan 153-84
Pinkerton, Joan (Carfrae)  22-23, 24
Pinkerton, William  23
Pinkerton & Co. see Pinkerton's National Detective Agency
Pinkerton's National Detective Agency  5, 21, 22, 23, 24-25, 26, 27-28, 29, 30, 38, 41-42, 44, 68-69, 75, 133, 134-35
Pittsburgh, Pa.  54, 72
Planter's Hotel  164
Polk, Leonidas E.  78, 147-48, 175
Port Royal Sound, South Carolina  166
Potomac River  104, 105, 110, 116, 117, 165, 166, 170-71, 172, 181, 183
Price, J. H.  98, 99-100, 115-16, 119, 153, 154, 155, 164, 166, 167
Prince Frederick, Md.  90
Princess Anne, Md.  100, 155
Princeton, N.J.  8-9, 11
Pryer, Roger A.  148
Quinlan, Martin  29-30, 33-34, 38
R. K. Swift, Brothers & Johnson  25-26
Rambaut, ---  148
Randolph, Tenn.  148
Rappahannock River  105, 165, 171, 183
Rector, Henry M.  176
Rehobeth, Md.  100, 155
Republican Party  50
Resurrectionists  29, 38
Richmond, Va.  6, 80, 84, 85, 88, 91, 92, 94-95, 96, 98, 99, 101, 102, 104, 105-6, 107, 111, 112-15, 117, 119, 122, 124, 128, 131, 133, 135, 137, 149, 152, 155-57, 158-60, 163-64, 166, 167, 168, 169, 171, 172, 174, 175, 182, 183
Richmond Dispatch  94, 115, 116, 122, 127, 128, 131, 132
Richmond Examiner  131-32
Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad  156
Richmond House, Chicago, Ill.  44, 45, 47
Ritchie, William  148
Rock Island Argus  39-40
Rock Island Bridge  5, 39-41, 42, 43, 44, 46, 47-48
Rock Island Bridge Company  41, 46
Rock Island, Illinois  39-40, 44, 46, 47
Romney, Va.  182
Ross, Anthony P.  94
Routzahn, L. H.  163
Rowley, Bob  78, 147, 148
Rucker, Edward A.  35-38
Rush Medical College  34
Russellville, Tenn.  173
St. Louis, Mo.  25, 26, 27, 40, 48, 78, 148
St. Louis Chamber of Commerce  43, 44, 45, 47
St. Mary's County, Md.  164
St. Michael (church)  8, 9
Salisbury, Md.  100, 155
Sampson, Tom  6, 59-64, 63
Sanders, --- 154, 155
Sanford, Henry  57
Saratoga Street, Baltimore, Md.  88, 152
Scobell, John  75
Scotland  22, 29
Scott, Joseph  94
Scott, Roger B.  79, 148
Scott, William H.  90, 92, 114, 119, 133, 136, 150, 156
Scott, Winfield  57, 72, 73, 80, 101
Scully, John  88-90, 111-12, 113-23, 124-26, 127-28, 132, 133, 136, 137, 152, 195n1
Scully, Julia  111, 133
Second Street, Davenport, Iowa  43
The Secret War for the Union: The Untold Story of Military Intelligence in the Civil War  80-81
Seely, Colonel ---  78-79, 147-48
Seward, William  118
Shelltown, Md.  100, 154, 155
Sherrington, ---  60, 64-65, 144-45
Sherwood Hotel  64, 65, 145
Sickles, Daniel  165
Slaughter, Montgomery  98, 164-65
Slayden, Alexander  88, 151-52
Sloan, Sam  86, 88-89, 90, 101, 103, 151, 152
Sly, ---  149
Smith, Charles  99, 100
Smith, Lewis  94
Smith, William  96, 154-55, 160, 167
Snow Hill, Va.  155
South Carolina  50
South Street, Baltimore, Md.  52
Spotswood Hotel  94, 95, 98, 114, 158, 164
Springer, ---  54, 65-66, 144, 145
Springfield, Ill.  54
The Spy of the Rebellion  51, 72, 75
Stanton, Edwin  129
Stanton, O. C.  123-24
State Street, Chicago, Ill.  35, 46
Stebbins, Charles  148
Stein, E. H.  105, 122, 128
Steuart, George H.  162, 181-82
Stiltz, Daniel R.  88-89, 152
Street, Colonel ---  152
Swift, Richard K.  26
Taylor, ---  54, 144
Taylor, Captain ---  183
Taylor's Saloon  67, 146
Tennessee  50, 73, 74, 80, 101, 147, 173; map of 109
Tennessee River  147
Texas  50
Thom, Dr.  ---  154
Tillman, Colonel ---  147
Toledo, Ohio  54
Tracy, John F.  44, 45, 47
Trenton, N.J.  55
Tucker, William  19-20, 141-43
Turner, William H. H.  52-53
Twain, Mark  14
Union see United States of America
Union City, Tenn.  78, 147, 148
Union Station, Tenn.  173
United Kingdom  29
United States House of Representatives  41, 53
United States of America  6, 7, 10, 16, 29, 39, 48, 49-50, 51, 52, 67, 68, 101, 129, 133, 137, 146; map of 83
United States Supreme Court  39, 48
Van Arman, John  189n19
Virginia  50, 80, 86, 89, 90, 92, 101, 104, 105, 133, 151, 153, 155, 156, 164, 166, 168, 169, 170, 171, 172, 173, 174, 177; map of 83, 93, 108, 109
Virginia (Steamboat)  171
Wabash Avenue, Chicago, Ill.  46
Wales  111, 125
Walker, James  189n19
Walker, Van Arman, and Dexter  44, 189n19
Walling, George Washington  60, 61-62
Walnut Street House  150
Warne, Kate  51, 55, 57, 136
Warrenton, Va.  97, 98, 155, 161, 163, 178, 179
Warsaw, Ill.  23
Washington, D.C.  50, 52, 53, 54, 56, 57, 60, 61, 63, 65, 67, 72, 80, 85, 86, 88, 89, 90, 100, 101, 104-5, 110, 111, 113, 114, 116, 119, 120-21, 122, 128-29, 133, 144, 145, 148, 151, 152, 155, 156, 163, 168, 169, 170, 183
Washington Star  104-5
Washington Street, Chicago, Ill.  46 Washington's Farm, Va.  105, 171
Washington's Farm, Va.  105, 171
Webster, Charlotte (Sprowls)  9, 10, 12, 39, 135-36, 135
Webster, Daniel  8, 12
Webster, Eleanor  12
Webster, Elizabeth  8
Webster, Esther  7-8
Webster, Eva Lewes  39, 135-36
Webster, Fanny  8
Webster, Frances  7-8, 9
Webster, Godfrey  7
Webster, Helen  8, 23-24
Webster, James  7, 12
Webster, Jonathan  7-8
Webster, Maria  7-8
Webster, Mary  7-8
Webster, Samuel  7-8
Webster, Sarah  9
Webster, Timothy (II)  ii, 51; arrest and confinement 126, 128-30, 133;  as New York City police officer  5, 12-21; as private detective 5, 23, 24-28; as railroad detective  5, 27-28; as Union spy 6, 69-83, 85-104, 105-11, 122, 136, 147-84; body of 131, 137; confined to bed in Richmond 115-17, 118, 119-20, 122, 133; description of 51, 69-70; court martial of 127-28; early life 6, 7-11, 185n2; execution 130, 136-37; family life 6, 12, 23-24, 39, 42, 135-36; grave 137; investigating grave robberies 5, 30-31, 33-34; investigating plot to assassinate Abraham Lincoln 5-6, 51, 54, 64-67, 136, 144-46; investigating plot to destroy Rock Island Bridge 5, 39, 41-44, 47; letter delivered to Abraham Lincoln 70, 71; marriage 6; meets Allan Pinkerton 5; missing 111, 112, 114-15; reaction to execution of 131-32; reports of 27, 81, 82, 85, 144-52; saving Tom Sampson and Ely De Voe 61-64; testimony in front of New York City Board of Alderman 17-21, 139-43; tracking Jules Imbert 25-26; witness in Scully's defense 124-25.
Webster, Timothy Sr.  7-8, 10, 23-24, 42
Webster, Timothy (III)  9, 136, 137; grave of 137
West Indies  25, 52
West Point, Va.  99, 166
West Virginia  50; map of 83, 109
Wheeler Gap, Tenn.  149
Wheeling, Va.  73
White Beer Brewery  64-65, 144-45
White, Captain ---  154
Wight, J. Pierson  94
Willard's Hotel  61, 63, 64
Williams, Charles D. C.  51, 59-60, 64-65, 136, 144, 145, 190n10
Wilmington, N.C.  25, 155
Wilson, ---  155
Wilson, Henry  104
Winchester, Va.  97, 98, 159, 162, 163, 166, 181
Winder, John H.  95, 104, 108, 116, 117-18, 118, 120-22, 126, 131, 159, 160, 164, 169, 182-83
Winder, William  104, 108, 168-70, 183
Wisconsin  22
Wise, Henry A.  172
Wise, Tully  100, 153, 154, 167
Woodbridge, George  129, 130
Woodruff, Lewis B.  21
World Building, New York, N.Y.  133
Worsham House  77, 78, 148
Wright and Currier's livery stable  34
York, Eli  34-38
York River  93, 99, 155, 156, 157, 158, 166
Yorktown, Va.  93-94, 128, 133, 155, 157, 158, 166