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at, 755.

ietter of President Lincoln to the Mayor of Baltimore, further correspondence, 182 ; remarks of attack a
716; letter of the Secretary of State to the Governor of Sumter, 183 ; " No man could tell where this we
Maryland, 717; interview between commissioners from would end," 133 ; letter to Governor Magoffin, 188
Baltimore and the President, 717; the blockade procla. WARD, James H., birth, 748; education, 743; writings, 148:
ination, 717; seizure of telegraphic despatches, 718; service, 749.
proclamation ordering blockade of Florida, and sus. Warren, Fort, used as a prison, 862.
pension of habeas corpus writ, 718; instructions by the Warsaw, Mo., burning of, 495.
Secretary of the Treasury to collectors of the customs, Washingion, its situation, 749; circumstances of its sele.
718; mails discontinued, 718; extra session of Congress, tion for the seat of Government, 749; rumors of an at-
719; its action, 719; finances, 719; army, 719; navy, tack on President Lincoln, 750; investigation, 730; --
719; act passed to approve and justify the acts of the sembling of troops at, 750; inquiries by Congress of the
President, 719; its constitutionality, 719; military ar. reason, 750; reply of President Buchanan, 750: da of
rangements, 719, 720; retirement of Gen. Scott, 720; Becretary Holt, 751; inauguration ceremonies, 131: er-
promotion of Gen. McClellan, 720; correspondence, 720; citement on April 15th, 752; movement of troops, 752,
order of Gen. McClellan on taking command of the 753; small arms and ordnance issued at the arsenal, TIL
army, 721; biographical notices of numerous army ofli. Wheeling, Va., its situation, 754; capital of Western Fir-
cers, 721-726.

ginia, 754,
WHITTEMORE, THomas, birth, 754; pursuits, 754; writiax 154.
WICKLIFFE, Caas. A., member of Congress, 226; va tha

confiscation bill, 247.
Vermont, its boundaries, 726; statistics, 727 ; response to WIGFALL, Loris T., Senator in Thirty-sixth Congress, 166;

the call for troops, 727; action of the Legislature, 727; we intend to leave this Union—then bring us back,
Personal Liberty Bill, 727; war loan, 727; first regi- 163; the people of the South cannot save the trios,

ment, 727; other troops, 723; vote of the State, 728. 171; on non-intervention, 181; comes with a tlag of
Vicat, Louis Joseph, birth, 728; discoveries, 720; pursuits, truce to Fort Sumter, 668.
728; honors, 728.

WILLEY, WAITMAN T., member of the Senate, 225; on the
VIELE, E. L., biographical notice of, 726.

object of the war, 242.
Vienna, its situation, 728; skirinish at, 728.

Williamsport, Va., its situation, 754; skirmish near, TSS.
Virginia, movement of her Legislature for a Peace Confer. WILLIAMS, THOMAS S., birth, 754; education, 754; pursuits,

ence, 178; the resolutions, 178; boundaries, 729; popn. 754.
lation, 729 ; vote, 729 ; public sentiment, 729 ; Union Wilsox, Hexes, member of the Senate, 229; on the acts of
meetings, 729 ; resolutions of New York, how received, President Lincoln, 228-288.
729 ; action of the Legislature, 730; address of members Wilson's Creek, Mo., its situation, 755; details of the battle
of Congress, 730; the State Convention, 730; it assem-
bles, 731 ; organization, 731; proceedings, 781; on Lin- Wilson, William, stationed with his regiment on Santa
coln's inaugural, 732; debates, 732, 788; communication Rosa Island, 673 ; attacked by Confederates, October
from Governor Pickens, 734; response to the call for 8, 1861, 574.
troops, 784, ordinance to repeal the ratification of the Winans, Ross, his arrest, 860.
United States Constitution, 735 ; proclamation, 785; Winchester, its situation, 755; occupied by troops 158.
esports of grain prohibited, 736; warlike aspect, 736; WINDER, J. H., letter on seizing certain Federal prisoners
joins the Southern Confederacy, 736; convention with, for hostages for the safety of Confederate privateers
787; proceedings in Western Virginia, 737; mustering

men, 151.
troops, 738; mil tary movements, 738 ; bridges ordered WINTI BOP, THEODORE, his birth, 756; education, 736;
to be burned, 738; debate on the payment of State in- death, 756.
terest, 789; vote on the secession ordinance, 789 ; paper Wisconsin, its boundaries, 756; population, 756; banks
money, 740; military strength of Virginia, 740; condi- 756; bank riot, 756; vote for Lincoln, 756; session of
tion of affairs in the State, 741; list of battles and skir. the Legislature, 756 , its action, 757; the war bill, 157;
mishes, 741; connties of Accomac and Northampton, acts passed, 757; troops furnished, T57.
742: proclamation of General Dis, 742; prices of mer. Wise, Gex. H. A., retreats from Charleston, Va, 106.
chan lise, 742; passes ordinance of secession, 188; bow Wöchentliche l'nion office sacked by a mob, 667.
received in the Confederate States, 188.

Wood, Benjamin, member of Congress, 226; ofers a resa
Virginia, Western, its attachment to the l’nion, 742; lution in the House, 244.

boundaries, 7-43; a Convention called, 743; Its proceed. Wood, FERNANDO, proclamation of, 631.
ings, 743; Declaration of Independence, 743 : speech of Wool and Flax Fabrics, the disentegration, 757; bow dose,
the new Governor, 743; address of Governor Letcher 757; uses, 757.
to the people, 743; McClellan's proclamation, 744; Wool, Joux Ellis, biographical notice of, 742.
population, 744; Attorney-General Bates on the situa- Wrigut, HORATIO G., blographical notice of, 774
tion of Western Virginia as a State, 745; McClellan's
proclamation to the Union men, 745; to his troops, 7463
details of his campaign, 746, 747; despatcbes, 747.

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Yancey, Wx. L., appointed Commissioner to Europe, 102
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YULEE, David L, Senator in Thirty-sixth Congress, 16;

withdrawą 193; remarks on, 198.
WADE, BENJAMIN F., Senator in Thirty-sixth Congress,
166; totally unable to understand precisely what it is of

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which they complain, 171 ; when has a Republican Sen.
ator proposed to violate a right of the South ? 171; on ZAGONTI, Major CnAELES, re-capture Springfield, Me,

the bill to discontinue postal service in seceded States, 218 659.
WALKER, L. P., Secretary at War, orders General Beanre. ZWIENER, Ernst F., his birth, 758; education, 735 ; labeus

gard to demand the surrender of Fort Sumter, 132; in architecture, 756

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