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2287 Unnamed Town Officers 1

In "A Bear Hunt" these "town officers" must be local law enforcement officials who, less than a week after Luke Provine appears in town carrying a black sample case, discover that what he is selling is bootleg whisky, a serious crime in Yoknapatawpha, which like the rest of Mississippi prohibited the sale of alcohol - not only during, but also before and after Prohibition (64). (Mississippi did not legalize liquor until the 1960s.) The story suggests they arrest Provine for his crime, but allow Major de Spain to "extricate" him from the charge (64).

2474 Unnamed Town Officers 2

These "town officers" in Absalom! take Charles Etienne Saint-Valery Bon away if he is drunk and violent in Jefferson (170).

2295 Unnamed Town Wit 1

The narrator of "Mule in the Yard" singles out from 'the town' as a group this one "town wag" who sends I.O. Snopes a printed train schedule, his wry commentary on all the mules that Snopes loses in "accidents" with freight trains on the "blind curve" on the railroad tracks (252).

2591 Unnamed Town Wit 2

The man in The Hamlet who makes a joke accusing Mink Snopes' wife of prostitution is described as "a town wit" (289).

1011 Unnamed Town Wit 3

This is the local humorist in "Knight's Gambit" who comments on Sebastian Gualdres and Gualdres’s mare: “teaching it what, nobody knew, unless as a barber-shop wit said, since it was going to be blind, how to dodge traffic on the way to town to collect its pension” (178).

2800 Unnamed Townsmen

Among the people who come out to the hunting camp to watch the final hunt for the bear in Go Down, Moses are several men from beyond Yoknapatawpha, "townsmen, from other county seats like Jefferson" (212). They come because they have heard of Lion and Old Ben, but are not hunters: "Some of them didn’t even have guns and the hunting-clothes and boots they wore had been on a store shelf yesterday" (212).

2801 Unnamed Traders and Ship-Owners

In his conversation with Cass about human, and specifically Southern history in Go Down, Moses, Ike generalizes about the kinds of men who, according to him, were responsible for the Civil War. This entry refers to the group he calls "the narrow fringe of traders and ship-owners still looking backward across the Atlantic and attached to the [American] continent only by their-counting houses" (273). He means the business men who made money from the slave and cotton trade with Africa and Europe.

1033 Unnamed Train Conductor 1

This conductor of a train to Oxford in Sanctuary is fooled by two college students who are riding without tickets.

1036 Unnamed Train Conductor 2

In "Monk," the conductor of the train that takes Monk to prison is described by Monk himself as the "fellow in the cap" (51). Monk tells Gavin how this man called out each stop as they reached it.

531 Unnamed Train Conductor 3

In "Lion" and again in Go Down, Moses, this conductor on the logging line train listens to Boon's stories of Lion and Old Ben. He, Boon and the train's brakeman discuss the pair of animals as though they are distinguished rival prize fighters.

1037 Unnamed Train Conductor 4

The conductor on the train carrying Byron Snopes's children in The Town gets off so quickly when it arrives in Jefferson that it seems something is amiss.

1038 Unnamed Train Conductor 5

The conductor in the last scene of The Town motions for the four children of Byron Snopes to "mount "into the train (390). He does not seem to recognize them, so must be a different conductor from the one who several pages previously was so glad to get them off the train.

1034 Unnamed Train Conductor 6

In The Mansion Monk watches the conductor with curiosity and envy as he does his job of helping passengers off and on the train.

1035 Unnamed Train Conductor 7

InThe Reivers the conductor of the train that carries Boon, Lucius and Ned to Parsham is fully aware of the stolen horse that they're hiding in a box car.

489 Unnamed Train Passengers 1

These are the people who ride on the passenger trains that several of the major characters in Flags in the Dust travel on: for example, the train that brings Horace back to Jefferson or the one that takes Jenny and Old Bayard to Memphis. In the second instance we are told that some of the people "in the car" knew the Sartorises, but otherwise they are not individuated (245). (Under the Jim Crow laws, railroad cars were racially segregated, so all these passengers would have been white.)

940 Unnamed Train Passengers 2

In As I Lay Dying, Darl notes "the heads turning like the heads of owls" as he is taken down the aisle of the train car, laughing (253). These other passengers have an obvious reason to stare at him. (Under the Jim Crow laws, railroad cars were racially segregated, so all these passengers would have been white.)

1914 Unnamed Train Passengers 3

In Sanctuary the only occupants of the waiting room at the train station when Horace gets there early in the morning are a couple. The man is characterized by the "overalls" he wears and the "rumpled coat" he carries (167). The woman wears a "calico dress," a "dingy shawl and a new hat" and carries both a parcel and "a straw suitcase" (167).

945 Unnamed Train Passengers 4

In the "white only" cars of three trains that Horace takes during his journey to Oxford in Sanctuary he sees sleeping travelers who lie with throats turned upward "as though waiting the stroke of knives"; when some awaken their "puffy faces" and "dead eyes" evoke "the paling ultimate stain of a holocaust" (168). A crying child is said to be "wailing hopelessly" (168). And the man beside whom Horace finds a seat immediately "leans forward and spits tobacco juice between his knees" (168).

1915 Unnamed Train Passengers 5

In Sanctuary Horace sees Clarence Snopes talking with "four men" in the smoker car on the train from Oxford to Holly Springs (175).

943 Unnamed Train Passengers 6

According to Gail Hightower's wife in Light in August, the other passengers on the train bringing them to Jefferson look curiously at him as his voice rises while he tells her the story of his grandfather's death (485). (Under the Jim Crow laws, railroad cars were racially segregated, so all these passengers would have been white.)

941 Unnamed Train Passengers 7

In both "Lion" and Go Down, Moses, the passengers on the train from Memphis to Hoke’s are “buttonholed” by Boon (188, 222), forced to listen to him talk about Lion, and too intimidated to tell him that he is not allowed to drink on the train. (Under the Jim Crow laws, railroad cars were racially segregated, so all these passengers would have been white.)

942 Unnamed Train Passengers 8

When in The Mansion Mink watches people getting off and on the train at the Jefferson station, he thinks of them as "rich men and women"; when he thinks of the people on the train itself, he thinks of them as "the other rich ones" (38). They certainly have more money than Mink, but are probably mostly middle-class; under the Jim Crow laws, railroad cars were racially segregated, so all these passengers would have been white. (Near he end of the novel he remembers these people forty years later, 445.)

944 Unnamed Train Passengers 9

In The Reivers Lucius describes the (white) passengers who ride on the "Special," the major train that runs between Memphis and New York, as "the rich women in diamonds and the men with dollar cigars" (194). He also mentions the "Negroes" in the "Jimcrow" half of the train's smoking car (194); see Unnamed Negro Train Passengers 1. ("Jimcrow," usually written Jim Crow, is a synonym for the Southern system of racial segregation.)

2637 Unnamed Trainman 1

This trainman in The Hamlet appears in the scene of the shooting at the "bleak" station (138); after witnessing it, he has to rush to catch the departing train.

3767 Unnamed Trainman 2

In The Reivers Lucius notes that "two other men" are standing with Sam and "the conductor" of the train that is taking them to Parsham (161). One of them, he says, "must have been the engineer" (161). This is the other one. As part of "a functioning train crew," he could be a fireman or a brakeman (161).

3101 Unnamed Translator

In "Knight's Gambit" Charles Mallison says that "without doubt" Gualdres must have used an "interpreter" to him help him enlist in the U.S. Army in the immediate aftermath of Pearl Harbor and the declaration of war (254).

2473 Unnamed Travelers from Arkansas

In Absalom! a "wagon full of strangers moving from Arkansas" to someplace else tries to spend the night in the "rotting shell" of old Sutpen mansion, but flee when "something happened before they could begin to unload the wagon even" (172-73).

3604 Unnamed Traveling Companions

On his journey to Europe in The Mansion, Chick has two unnamed traveling companions. He ends up traveling alone, however, when "at the last moment [they] find themselves incapable of passing Paris" (230).

2638 Unnamed Traveling Tradesmen

Throughout The Hamlet there is a steady flow of tradesmen, drummers, farmers, and other wayfarers who stay at Mrs. Littlejohn's. This entry represents the majority of them, who are not individualized in any way.

3647 Unnamed Travellers through the Wilderness

According to Requiem for a Nun the pioneers and other men who travel through the wilderness do so "armed and in parties," for protection against the robbers and murderers who lurk there (9).

2068 Unnamed Treasure Hunters

According to "Lizards in Jamshyd's Courtyard": "For sixty years three generations of sons and grandsons" have snuck onto the abandoned Frenchman's place at night, digging into its dirt in search of "the gold and the silver, the money and the plate" that was reputedly hidden there during the Civil War (136). Nothing has ever been found.

2559 Unnamed Trial Spectators 1

These are the "spectators" in The Hamlet who show up to watch the legal proceedings that result from the "Texas Sickness" - the auction of the wild ponies and its aftermath. They are described as "the men, the women, the children, sober, attentive, and neat, not in their Sunday clothes to be sure, but in the clean working garments donned that morning" (356).

3201 Unnamed Trial Spectators 2

These are "the invisible spectators" in the courtroom who "gasp" at Nancy's response upon being given the death sentence at the start of Act I in Requiem for a Nun (41). The play's second scene makes it clear that Temple and Gowan Stevens are among those present, but from the text's only description of the spectators - they are "invisible" - we cannot say that for sure.

3402 Unnamed Trolley Conductor

In The Sound and the Fury the conductor standing beside Quentin on the back platform of the trolley twice suggests that Quentin should "get a seat" inside the car (171).

1702 Unnamed Trolley Passengers

When Quentin boards the first of the Boston streetcars he rides during the day in The Sound and the Fury, he notes that it full of "mostly prosperous looking people reading newspapers" (86). Specific passengers in the car include a Negro who is wearing "a derby and shined shoes" and holding "a dead cigar stub" - having to sit next to him prompts Quentin to reflect on the relationship between blacks and whites (86). Other passengers are "women with market baskets" and a man in "a stained hat with a pipe stuck in the band" (89).

2206 Unnamed Truck Driver 1

In Light in August the driver of the truck that arrives at the planing mill "loaded with logs" tells the men working there the latest news from the fire at the Burden place (49).

2207 Unnamed Truck Driver 2

In Intruder in the Dust one of the "long-haul" truck drivers who patronize the all-night cafe in Jefferson can, at least hypothetically, let the the town's night marshal know whenever his phone is ringing (206).

2964 Unnamed Truck Drivers

In Intruder in the Dust these "bachelor truck drivers" live in town in rented rooms and take their baths in the barbershop (39).

1916 Unnamed Tulane Student

In Sanctuary, as he tells the men at the Old Frenchman place about his troubles with Little Belle's behavior, Horace mentions a young man whom she apparently met on the train coming "home from school" four days before the novel begins (14). She defends her relationship with him by telling Horace that "he goes to Tulane" (14). Though Horace's objectivity on the subject of Little Belle is not to be trusted, this particular unnamed young man seems to be one of several or perhaps many whom she has brought home; Horace sums them up as "Louis or Paul or Whoever" (13).

3102 Unnamed Tutors

In "Knight's Gambit" the tutors employed to educate the Harriss children at home are described, with some irony, as "the best masters and tutors and preceptors in what the ladies of Yoknapatawpha County anyway would call the best of company" (145).

1956 Unnamed Twin Brother of Franz

In "Ad Astra" the third child of the German family (and a younger brother of the German prisoner) is the twin of Franz. He feels no obligation to serve his family, and according to his oldest brother, he "did nothing in Berlin" (417). Although he comes home to be assume the title of Baron, his brother continues: "he does not stay at home. In 1912 he iss in Berlin newspaper dead of a lady's husband" (418). It seems likely that the "lady" is this man's mistress.

3235 Unnamed Twin Nephews of Devries

When Ratliff calls Devries two nephews "them foreign twin boys" in "By the People," he means they are not from Yoknapatawpha (138). In that story and again in The Mansion, they are apparently old enough to understand "what might happen" if Clarence Snopes' legs are anointed by "damp switches" from the dog thicket, and to know how to do so without getting caught (138, 349).

2249 Unnamed Two House Servants

During his childhood, as Judge Allison describes it in "Beyond," these "two house servants" (790) would supervise his infrequent trips to play outside barefoot in the garden.

3769 Unnamed Two Ladies

These two "ladies," "neighbors, still in their boudoir caps," are part of the group in The Reivers that gathers in front of the shed to see Boon drive Grandfather's car (35). Presumably they are also among the people who go for rides in it later.

2639 Unnamed Two Local Suitors

These are the two young men, among the larger group of young men in The Hamlet who court Eula Varner, who flee when it is discovered that she is pregnant. The narrative confers on them a particularly Faulknerian - which is to say, negatively defined - distinction: "By fleeing too [along with McCarron, who actually had sex with Eula], they put in a final and despairing bid for . . . the glorious shame of the ruin they did not do" (156).

2208 Unnamed Two Men 1

In Light in August Reverend Hightower's father returns home from the Civil War in a wagon; when it stops in front of his house, these "two men lift him down and carry him into the house" and to his bed (468).

2209 Unnamed Two Men 2

After Doc Hines tries to incite the people of Mottstown to kill Christmas in Light in August, these "two men" bring him "home in a car"; one drives while the other "holds Hines up in the back seat" (345). At his house they "lift him" from the car and "carry him through the gate" (345). They would have carried him into the house, but after they tell Mrs. Hines about the capture of Christmas, she insists on taking her husband inside herself.

2210 Unnamed Two Men 3

At the country dance in Light in August, these two men restrain Bobbie from physically attacking the fallen McEachern.

3382 Unnamed Two Men at the Cotillion Ball

In The Town these two men attempt to help Gavin Stevens stand up after Manfred de Spain strikes him down (79).

2321 Unnamed Two Mottstown Men

In "That Will Be Fine," these two men prevent Georgie from seeing his uncle's corpse. One of them picks up Georgie and carries him away. This man has a sense of irony worthy of Faulkner himself. When Georgie naively asks if the "wrapped bundle" that other men are carrying (Rodney's corpse, "wrapped in a quilt" and laid on a shutter) is "a Christmas present for Grandpa," this man replies yes, "From all the husbands in Mottstown" (286).

2640 Unnamed Two Officers

The "two officers" mentioned in The Hamlet as accompanying Mink in his courtroom appearances are probably deputy sheriffs, but the novel uses the term "officers" to name them (287, 367).

3383 Unnamed Two Witnesses

In his hypothetical account in The Town of the deal Flem made with Eula that allowed Linda to leave home, Gavin assumes the presence of "two witnesses waiting" outside the room until she is ready to sign the agreement he has drawn up (304).

3202 Unnamed U.D.C. Ladies

"The U.D.C. ladies" who "instigated and bought" the Confederate statue that stands at the center of Jefferson in Requiem for a Nun are members of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, an organization of Southern women that was founded in 1894 in Nashville, Tennessee (188). Members actively served the 'Lost Cause' of the Old South and the Confederacy by sponsoring the construction of monuments, lobbying boards of education, and so on.

2471 Unnamed U.S. Marshals

There were thousands of uniformed "United States marshals" in the South during Reconstruction as part of the federal government's efforts to enfranchise and protect the rights of emancipated slaves and to enforce the punishments Congress imposed on former Confederate leaders and soldiers. Their role is Absalom! is described (by Shreve) as only punitive: he refers to the "taxes and levies and penalties" with which they encumber Sutpen's property (146).

249 Unnamed Uncle of Doom

In Faulkner's first two stories about the Indians who inhabit Yoknapatawpha in its early history, he does not name the man who is "The Man," the hereditary chief of the tribe. His sister is the mother of Doom. In "Red Leaves," The Man and his son both die shortly after Doom returns from a sojourn in New Orleans - presumably at Doom's hands, but that part of the story is left untold here.

2262 Unnamed Uncle of Elly

The uncle of the title character of "Elly" is the son of her grandmother Ailanthia; he lives in Mills City with his wife and daughter.

2885 Unnamed Uncle of Herman Basket

"Dead" before "A Courtship" begins, this man is mentioned as the original owner of the "shotgun" that Herman Basket's aunt threatens to use on her niece's suitors (368).

2269 Unnamed Uncle of Paul

According to a story that Elly's friend "just heard," Paul de Montigny has an uncle who "killed a man once that accused him of having nigger blood" (209). In the friend's mind, this story 'proves' that Paul himself is black, but while believing in 'black blood' as a kind of curse tells us something about the friend and the culture she grew up in, "Elly" does not allow us to say whether Paul even has an uncle, much less whether any of the friend's other assumptions and implications are true.

3770 Unnamed Uncle of Sam Caldwell

In The Reivers Sam Caldwell's uncle is a "division superintendent" on the railroad line Same works for (130). A typical division superintendent is in charge of a fairly large section of a railroad company's track.

117 Unnamed Uncles of Issetibbeha

The head of the tribe in "Red Leaves" is a single chief, "the Man." But the narrative notes that the larger political structure includes "a hierarchy of cousins and uncles who ruled the clan," and who meet as a group to discuss tribal issues like "the Negro question" (319). The narrative refers to them in the "conclave" as "one," "a third," "a second," and so on, but does not give them names or individualities or distinguish the generation of "uncles" from the generation of "cousins" (319).

2211 Unnamed Undercover Revenue Agent

One of the hypothetical characters in Light in August, this "undercover man" does not actually appear in Jefferson, but he is fairly vividly conjured up in the imagination of "the town," which is "just waiting" this man to arrest Brown for selling moonshine whiskey (46). At the time the novel takes place, Prohibition made it illegal to sell alcohol anywhere in the U.S. But Yoknapatawpha is 'dry' throughout its imaginative history, meaning that it was always illegal to sell alcohol there. The federal agents who enforced this law were colloquially called 'revenuers.'

3605 Unnamed Undertaker

The undertaker at Flem Snopes's funeral appears briefly in The Mansion, directing the people at the end.

2965 Unnamed Undertaker's Employees

In Intruder in the Dust these "four or five men" take Jake Montgomery's body from the truck that brings it into town and through the back door into the funeral parlor (178).

2522 Unnamed Unidentified Voice

In "Hand upon the Waters" someone informs Stevens about both Lonnie's funeral and Joe's whereabouts on the day he was buried. There is good reason to think this person is someone from Frenchman's Bend, and it may even be the coroner whose telephone call first brought Stevens into the story, but all the text provides is a voice which speaks in correct (i.e. not vernacular) English and with unmistakable if unsentimental sympathy for Joe's loss.

2802 Unnamed Union Army Paymaster

In Go Down, Moses, as part of the Federal force occupying Mississippi after the South surrendered in 1865, this "travelling Army paymaster" passes through Jefferson with Percival Brownlee as part of his "encourage" (278).

1444 Unnamed Union Auditor

In "The Unvanquished" and then in the chapter titled "Riposte in Tertio" in The Unvanquished, this auditor is mentioned by the Union lieutenant whose men take down a mule pen fence while re-taking stolen Union livestock. The lieutenant gives Rosa a voucher worth $10 to pay for the damaged fence, then asks her not to forge a higher amount because, as he says, "if in about four months the auditor should find a warrant in the records for a thousand dollars to Mrs Rosa Millard, I would have to make it good" (91, 147).

498 Unnamed Union Cavalry 1

In both Flags in the Dust and "Retreat" as a short story and again as a chapter in The Unvanquished, this company of Union cavalry rides up to the Sartoris plantation hoping to capture Colonel John Sartoris. In all three texts he is able to fool them long enough to escape, but in the last two the Yankees then dig up the family's buried silver and set fire to the mansion.

706 Unnamed Union Cavalry 2

In "Ambuscade" and again in The Unvanquished, this is the first group of Yankee soldiers to appear in Yoknapatawpha. In "Raid" Louvinia remembers their arrival, and Rosa's note to their colonel identifies them as a regiment from Ohio. To Ringo they look like "the whole [Union] army" (10), but it's more likely they comprise a single regiment of cavalry - or less.

967 Unnamed Union Cavalry 3

These are the Union troops, identified by Drusilla as "a brigade of cavalry" (45, 91), whom Bayard describes at the bridge over the river in "Raid" as both a short story and a chapter in The Unvanquished. Some of them are holding the crowd of self-emancipated slaves away from the bridge, others are preparing to blow it up, still others are described as "riding up and down the cliff" above the water or bivouacked "down at the water" (51, 108).

1265 Unnamed Union Cavalry 4

In "Raid" and again in The Unvanquished this troop of Yankee cavalry is camped out at the river ford about twenty miles from the narrative's central river crossing site.

1266 Unnamed Union Cavalry 5

In "Raid" and again in the chapter titled "Raid" in The Unvanquished, this is the outfit of Union soldiers who are riding through the countryside in Alabama when Ringo stops them in order to requisition additional property.

956 Unnamed Union Cavalry 6

In both the story and the novel "The Unvanquished," this appears to be the last Union troop that Bayard sees in Yoknapatawpha during the War; it tracks Rosa Millard down to the Sartoris plantation to recover at least some of the dozens of stolen Yankee mules who remain in the county.

1267 Unnamed Union Cavalry 7

In Go Down, Moses, this is the "body of raiding Federal horse" - i.e. a Union cavalry unit - that arrives at the McCaslin plantation sometime in 1862, causing the flight of Percival Brownlee (278).

2691 Unnamed Union Cavalry 8

As Gombault notes in "The Tall Men," as the last military act of the Civil War "Sheridan's cavalry" blocked the road from "Appomattox to the [Shenandoah] Valley" in April, 1865, forcing Lee to surrender (54).

1264 Unnamed Union Cavalryman 1

In the story Will Falls tells Old Bayard in Flags in the Dust about the Yankees arriving at Sartoris hoping to capture Colonel John, this is "that 'ere other Yankee" who goes around the house looking for him at the barn (21); John fools him long enough to get around the corner before the man starts shooting at him. When this story is told again in "Retreat" and The Unvanquished this Union soldier, perhaps frustrated by not capturing John Sartoris in the barn, points his "carbine" directly at the two boys, Bayard and Ringo, "and shot at us pointblank" (34, 73).

1263 Unnamed Union Cavalryman 2

In "Ambuscade" and again in The Unvanquished the first "Yankee" Bayard and Ringo ever see is the Union soldier they shoot at. They don't get a close enough look at him first to describe him in any detail, but Bayard does remember thinking - with some surprise - that "he looks just like a man" (10). When he passes the site of the shooting in "Retreat," the next story in the series, Bayard remembers him briefly.

1612 Unnamed Union Cook

In Flags in the Dust this cook is hiding inside General Pope's "wrecked commissary tent" when Carolina Bayard returns for the anchovies (18); the derringer shot he fires into Sartoris' back from his hiding place into Sartoris' back is fatal.

1280 Unnamed Union General 1

Two of The Unvanquished stories refer to but don't name a Union general in command of the forces in the area of Yoknapatawpha. In "Ambuscade" this general is mentioned by Sergeant Harrison, who heard "the general" in command of the larger unit to which his cavalry troop belongs say that "if he had enough horses, he wouldn’t always care whether there was anybody to ride them or not" (13, 30).

2297 Unnamed Union General 2

In Requiem for a Nun the carpetbagger named Redmond associates himself with this general, "the brigadier commanding the force which occupied Jefferson" (183). (Historically, the Union forces who burned (but did not occupy) Oxford in 1863 were under the command of General Andrew Jackson Smith, who is mentioned as "General Smith" in other Yoknapatawpha fictions.)

3712 Unnamed Union General 3

In The Reivers this is the "Yankee general" whom the party of Confederate cavalrymen that included Theophilius McCaslin "almost captured" when they rode "at a gallop into the lobby" of the Gayoso Hotel in Memphis (94). Both he and the event may be apocryphal, though to the Priest family, Lucius says, it is all "historical fact" (94). (See Unnamed Union Officers elsewhere in this index.)

2803 Unnamed Union Intelligence Officer

In Go Down, Moses Faulkner (or Cass) invents this "Yankee Intelligence officer" who finds Lee's "battle-order . . . on the floor of a saloon" (272). (The losing and finding of Lee's order actually happened during the Civil War, but in fact it was found by a Union corporal lying in the grass.)

1273 Unnamed Union Lieutenant 1

In "Raid" and again in The Unvanquished, this anonymous Lieutenant executes the erroneous order of the General authorizing Rosa Millard to receive 10 chests, 110 mules and 110 "Negroes of both sexes" (54); he adds an "another hundred" Negroes with the "compliments" of the commanding general (53, 112).

1274 Unnamed Union Lieutenant 2

As Rosa Millard and her group return through Alabama in "Raid" and The Unvanquished, they encounter a Union cavalry unit led by this lieutenant who, Bayard says, "didn't look much older than Ringo and me," sounds "like a girl" when he swears, and looks as if he's "fixing to cry" when forced to turn over his troop's horses to her (56, 116-17).

1275 Unnamed Union Lieutenant 3

In "The Unvanquished" and again in the chapter titled "Riposte in Tertio" in The Unvanquished this unnamed Union officer berates Rosa for managing to get away with more Yankee mules. Later, looking "about forty and kind of mad and gleeful both at the same time" (87, 140), he comes to the Sartoris plantation to reclaim some of the stolen animals and then, ironically, gives Rosa a voucher to cover the damage he men to the plantation in the process, while pleading with her not to use this new voucher as a means to continue her campaign against the Yankees.

696 Unnamed Union Major 1

The "fat staff-major" in Flags in the Dust whom Jeb Stuart and Carolina Bayard capture when they raid General Pope's headquarters (13). He takes his bad fortune stoically, but it is his assertion that "there is no place" for a gentleman in the war that provokes Sartoris into the act of bravado that results in his death (17).

1268 Unnamed Union Major 2

In "Raid" and again in The Unvanquished this is the Union officer who asks Drusilla to convince the Negroes camped out at the river to return to their former owners.

1433 Unnamed Union Officer 1

The commander of the Union troop that comes to Sartoris hoping to capture Colonel John Sartoris appears first in Will Falls' account of the event in Flags in the Dust, and then again in Louvinia's slightly different account of the same event in both "Retreat" and The Unvanquished.

2220 Unnamed Union Officer 2

According to the report that reaches the Hightower's house during the Civil War in Light in August, this "Yankee officer" shoots and kills Pomp, Gail Hightower's father's personal slave, "to protect his own life" when Pomp attacks him "with a shovel" (477).

1269 Unnamed Union Officer 3

This is the leader of the sixty Yankees whom Sartoris captures in "Retreat" and again in The Unvanquished. The officer ruefully says, "Colonel, by God I believe you have fooled us" (31, 68).

1270 Unnamed Union Officer 4

In "Raid" and again in The Unvanquished this man is identified only as an "officer," but he is distinguishable by the "stubble of beard and long streak of blood" on his "little white face"; he warns Rosa Millard that the army is preparing to blow up the bridge (49, 105).

1271 Unnamed Union Officer 5

The officer in command of the cavalry troop Rosa Millard encounters at the river ford in "Raid" and again in The Unvanquished is not named, but is clearly identified as "a heavy-built man with a red face" (54, 113). We get a good idea why he looks choleric when he reads the Rosa's requisition order and swears - behavior that suggests a lower class origin than the officers, Yankee as well as Confederate, elsewhere in the fictions.

697 Unnamed Union Officer 6

The officer in "My Grandmother Millard" who leads the "first Yankee scouting party" to appear in Jefferson is obviously a gentleman: when told by Aunt Roxanne, one of the Compson's slaves, that a woman is in the privy behind the Compson house, he begs Roxanne's pardon, "raises his hat and even backs [his] horse a few steps" before turning away and ordering his men to leave (675).

2804 Unnamed Union Officers

According to "the tale told" in Go Down, Moses, this group of Union officers were sitting "in the leather chairs spitting into the tall bright cuspidors" in the lobby of the Gayoso Hotel in Memphis when they were surprised by a party of Confederate cavalry (221). (See Unnamed Union General 3 elsewhere in this index.)

700 Unnamed Union Orderly

In "Raid" and again in The Unvanquished, this is the orderly or clerk who writes out the requisition for Rosa Millard's silver, mules and Negroes. Apparently he has a hard time understanding her southern accent.

702 Unnamed Union Prisoner

In "Retreat" and again in The Unvanquished, this is the Union soldier who was captured by the Confederate unit camped outside Jefferson; according to its captain, this prisoner was sure that Sartoris had more than a thousand men in his troop.

1459 Unnamed Union Quartermaster

In "The Unvanquished" and again in the chapter titled "Riposte in Tertio" in The Unvanquished the Yankee lieutenant whose men have damaged the mule pen fence while re-possessing the livestock Rosa stole gives her a voucher worth $10 drawn "on the quartermaster at Memphis" (91, 145). A military quartermaster is in charge of providing supplies to the forces.

1252 Unnamed Union Sentry 1

In "Raid" and again in the chapter with that title in The Unvanquished this sentry stands outside the tent to which Rosa Millard, Bayard and Ringo are taken after they cross the river.

671 Unnamed Union Sentry 2

In both "The Unvanquished" and the chapter titled "Riposte in Tertio" in The Unvanquished Granny passes this unnamed sentry en route to her encounter with Colonel Newberry.

703 Unnamed Union Sergeant 1

In "Raid" and again in The Unvanquished this sergeant is in charge of the depot at the Union camp where the confiscated silver and mules, along with the self-emancipated Negroes who managed to cross the river, are held.

704 Unnamed Union Sergeant 2

In both "Raid" and again in The Unvanquished this sergeant serving in the Union cavalry unit Rosa Millard encounters in Alabama objects to his young Lieutenant's decision to honor the requisition she carries.