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cussed in President's message of December
3, 1861, 321, 322; Lincoln offers Delaware
compensated abolishment, 322, 323; spe-
cial message of March 6, 1862, 323, 324;
Congress passes bill for, in District of
Columbia, 325, 326; bill to aid it in border
slave States, 326; Hunter's order of, 327;
measures in Congress relating to, 328,
329: Lincoln's second interview with
delegations from border slave States, 329-
331; Lincoln's conversation with Carpen-
ter about, 331, 332; first draft of emanci-
pation proclamation read to cabinet, 331,
332; President's interview with Chicago
clergymen, 337-339; Lincoln issues pre-
liminary emancipation proclamation, 339-
341; annual message of December 1, 1862,
341, 342; President issues final emancipa-
tion proclamation, 342-346; President's
views on, 346, 347; arming of negro sol-
diers, 348, 350; Lincoln's letters to Banks
about emancipation in Louisiana, 423-425;
slavery abolished in Louisiana, 426; sla-
very abolished in Arkansas, 427; slavery
abolished in Tennessee, 429; slavery
abolished in Missouri, 432-434: Maryland
refuses offer of compensated abolishment,
434; slavery abolished in Maryland, 435,
436; Republican national platform favors
Constitutional amendment abolishing
slavery, 446; Constitutional amendment
prohibiting slavery in United States, 471-
476; two Constitutional amendments af
fecting slavery offered during Lincoln's
term, 475,476; Lincoln's draft of joint
resolution offering the South $400,000,000,
493: Jefferson Davis recommends em-
ployment of negroes in army, with eman
cipation to follow, 501. See Slavery
England, public opinion in, favorable to
the South, 211; excitement in, over Trent
affair, 246; joint expedition to Mexico,
451: "neutrality" of, 525
Ericsson, John, inventor of the Monitor,

279

Evarts, William M., Secretary of State,
United States senator, nominates Seward
for President, 149; moves to make Lin-
coln's nomination unanimous, 151
Everett, Edward, member of Congress,
minister to England, Secretary of State,
United States senator, candidate for Vice-
President, 1860, 153
Ewell, Richard S., Confederate lieuten-
ant-general, in retreat to Appomattox, 511;
statement about burning of Richmond,
516
Ewing, Thomas, Secretary of the Inte-
rior, defended by Lincoln against political
attack, 92

Fair Oaks, Virginia, battle of, 302
Farragut, David G., admiral United
States navy, captures New Orleans and
ascends the Mississippi, 282-287; ascends
Mississippi a second time, 287; men-
tioned, 328, 329, 381; operations against
Port Hudson, 382; Mobile Bay, 468, 525

Farrand, Ebenezer, captain Confederate
navy, surrender of, 525
Fessenden, William P., United States
senator, Secretary of the Treasury, be-
comes Secretary of the Treasury, 458;
agrees with President against making
proffers of peace to Davis, 463; resigns
from cabinet, 491, 492
Field, David Dudley, escorts Lincoln
to platform at Cooper Institute, 138
Fillmore, Millard, thirteenth President of
the United States, nominated by Know-
Nothing party for President, 1856, 102
Five Forks, Virginia, battle of, April 1,
1865, 507-509

Floyd, John B., Secretary of War, Con-
federate brigadier-general, escapes from
Fort Donelson, 268

Foote, Andrew H., rear-admiral United
States navy, capture of Island No. 10,
274; proceeds to Fort Pillow, 274
Forrest, Nathan B., Confederate lieuten-
ant-general, with Hood's army, 410;
defeat of, 525

Fort Donelson, Tennessee, capture of,
266-268

Fort Fisher, North Carolina, capture of,
414, 481, 525

Fort Harrison, Virginia, capture of, 500
Fort Henry, Tennessee, capture of, 266
Fort Jackson, Louisiana, capture of, 282-
285

Fort McAllister, Georgia, stormed by
Sherman, 412
Fort Pillow, Tennessee, evacuation of,
286; massacre of negro troops at, 351
Fort Pulaski, Georgia, capture of, 278
Fort Randolph, Tennessee, evacuation
of, 286

Fort Stedman, Virginia, assault of,
505, 506
Fort St. Philip, Louisiana, capture of,
282-285
Fort Sumter, South Carolina, occupied
by Anderson, 177, 178; attempt to rein-
force, 178; cabinet consultations about,
182-184; defense and capture of, 189, 190
Fortress Monroe, Virginia, importance
of, 209
Fox, Gustavus V., Assistant Secretary
of the Navy, ordered to aid Sumter, 184;
sends the President additional news about
fight between Monitor and Merrimac,
296, 297

France, public opinion in, favorable to the
South, 211; joint expedition to Mexico,
451; "neutrality" of, 525
Franklin, Benjamin, on American for-
ests, and the spirit of independence they
fostered, 17
Franklin, Tennessee, battle of, November
30, 1864, 410
Franklin, W. B., brevet major-general
United States army, advises movement
on Manassas, 289
Fredericksburg, Virginia, battle of, De-
cember 13, 1862, 364
Frémont, John C., United States senator,

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INDEX

565

burg campaign, 380-383; ordered to
Chattanooga, 389: battle of Chattanooga,
390, 391; pursuit of Bragg, 391, 392;
speech on accepting commission of lieuten-
ant-general, 394; visits Army of the Poto-
mac and starts west, 394; placed in com-
mand of all the armies, 394; conference
with Sherman, 395: plan of campaign,
395, 397 returns to Culpepper, 395; fear
of presidential interference, 395, 396; let-
ter to Lincoln, 396; strength and position
of his army, 396, 397; instructions to
Meade, 397; battle of the Wilderness, 308;
Spottsylvania Court House, 398, 399; re-
port to Washington, 399; Cold Harbor,
399; letter to Washington, 399, 400;
siege of Petersburg, 400-402; sends
Wright to Washington, 403; withholds
consent to Sherman's plan, 410; gives
his consent, 411; orders to Sherman, 413;
adopts Sherman's plan, 414; attempt to
nominate him for President, 1864, 442,
443: depressing influence on political sit-
uation of his heavy fighting, 463; admits
peace commissioners to his headquarters,
483; despatch to Stanton, 484; pushing
forward, 502; telegraphs Lee's letter to
Washington, 503; reply to Lee, 504;
orders to General Parke, 505; issues
orders for the final movement of the war,
506; number of men under his command in
final struggle, 507; his plan, 507; battle of
Five Forks, 507-509; orders Sheridan to
get on Lee's line of retreat, 509, 510; sends
Humphreys to Sheridan's assistance, 509;
telegram to Lincoln, 509; pursuit of Lee,
510-513; sends Sheridan's despatch to
Lincoln, 511; correspondence with Lee,
512, 513 receives Lee's surrender, 513-
515; forbids salute in honor of Lee's sur-
render, 515; visit to Lee, 515; goes to
Washington, 515; learns terms of agree-
ment between Sherman and Johnson,
523; ordered to Sherman's headquarters,
523; gives Sherman opportunity to mod-
ify his report, 523, 524; at Lincoln's last
cabinet meeting, 531; invited by Mrs.
Lincoln to Ford's Theater, 536
Grant, Mrs. U. S., invited by Mrs. Lin-
coln to Ford's Theater, 536
Greeley, Horace, hears Lincoln's Cooper
Institute speech, 138; "open letter" to
Lincoln, 335; Niagara Falls conference,
458-461; effect of his mission on political
situation, 464

major-general United States army, nomi-
nated for President, 1856, 103; made
major-general, 233; opportunities and limi-
tations of, 233-235; criticism of, 235; quar-
rel with Blair family, 236, 487; proclama-
tion freeing slaves, 236, 237, 432; refuses
to revoke proclamation, 238; removed
from command of Western Department,
241-243; commands Mountain Depart-
ment, 299; ordered to form junction with
McDowell and Shields, 306; in Army of
Virginia, 310; nominated for President,
1864, 442; withdraws from the contest,

442

Fusion, attempts at, in campaign of 1860,
157, 158

Gamble, Hamilton R., provisional gov
ernor of Missouri, calls State convention
together, 433; death of, 434
Garnett, Robert S., Confederate briga-
adier-general, killed at Carrick's Ford,

225

Gentry, Allen, makes flatboat trip with
Lincoln, 16

Gentry, James, enters land at Gentry-
ville, 9; sends Lincoln to New Orleans, 16
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, battle of, July
1-3, 1863, 372-375; address of Mr. Lincoln
at, 376, 377

Giddings, Joshua R., member of Con-
gress, approves Lincoln's bill abolishing
slavery in District of Columbia, 87:
amendment to Chicago platform, 148, 149
Gillmore, Quincy A., brevet major-gen-
eral United States army, siege of Fort
Pulaski, 278

Gilmer, John A., member of Congress,
tendered cabinet appointment, 164
Gilmore, J. R., visits Jefferson Davis with
Jaquess, 462

Gist, William H., governor of South
Carolina, inaugurates secession, 175
Goldsborough, L. M., rear-admiral

United States navy, commands fleet in
Roanoke Island expedition, 277, 278
Gordon, John B., Confederate lieutenant-
general, United States senator, in assault
of Fort Stedman, 504, 505; in defense of
Petersburg, 509
Graham, Mentor, makes Lincoln election
clerk, 23, 24; advises Lincoln to study
grammar, 25; aids Lincoln to study sur-
veying, 40

Grant, Ulysses S., eighteenth President of
the United States, general, and general-in-
chief United States army, early life, 264;
letter offering services to War Depart-
ment, 264, 265; commissioned by Gov-
ernor Yates, 265; reconnaissance toward
Columbus, 265; urges movement on Fort
Henry, 265, 266; capture of Forts Henry
and Donelson, 266-268; ordered forward
to Savannah, 271; Pittsburg Landing,
272-274; asks to be relieved, 275; co-
operates with adjutant-general of the
army in arming negroes, 350; repulses
rebels at Iuka and Corinth, 380; Vicks-

Halleck, Henry Wager, major-general
and general-in-chief United States army,
succeeds Frémont, 260; reluctance to
cooperate with Buell, 263, 264; answers
to Lincoln, 263, 264: instructions to
Grant, 264; orders Grant to take Fort
Henry, 266; sends reinforcements to
Grant, 267; asks for command in the
West, 269; plans expedition under Pope,
270: message to Buell, 270; telegrams to
McClellan, 270; appeal to McClellan,
271: commands Department of the Mis-

sissippi, 271; orders Pope to join him,
274; march on Corinth, 275; capture of
Corinth, 275; sends Buell to East Ten-
nessee, 275; ordered to reinforce McClel-
lan, 307; general-in-chief, 309; visit to
McClellan, 309; orders Army of Potomac
back to Acquia Creek, 309; letter to Mc-
Clellan, 309, 310; orders McClellan to
support Pope, 311; telegram to McClel-
lan, 317; mentioned, 328, 329; asks to be
relieved, 365; quarrel with Hooker, 372;
urges Meade to active pursuit of Lee,
375: plans for Western campaign, 379;
urges Buell to move into East Tennessee,
380; orders Rosecrans to advance, 385,
386; at council to consider news of Chat-
tanooga, 388; President's chief of staff,
394; conduct during Early's raid, 403;
note to War Department about Blair, 488;
orders to Meade, 523
Hamlin, Hannibal, United States senator,
Vice-President, nominated for Vice-Presi-
dent, 151; Cameron moves his renomina-
tion, 447; candidate for vice-presidential
nomination in 1864, 448, 449
Hanks, John, tells of Lincoln's frontier
labors, 15; flatboat voyage with Lincoln,
22, 23; at Decatur convention, 154
Hanks, Joseph, teaches Thomas Lincoln
carpenter's trade, 5
Hanks, Nancy. See Lincoln, Nancy

Hanks

Hardee, William J., lieutenant-colonel
United States army, Confederate lieuten-
ant-general, council with Johnston and
Beauregard, 267; evacuates Savannah
and Charleston, 415; joins Johnston, 416
Hardin, John J., member of Congress,
colonel United States Volunteers, at
Springfield, Illinois, 52; elected to Con-
gress, 73; killed in Mexican War, 75
Harper's Ferry, Virginia, John Brown
raid at, 134; burning of armory, 209: cap-
tured by Lee, September 15, 1862, 315
Harris, Miss Clara W., attends Ford's
Theater with Mrs. Lincoln, 536; assists
Mrs. Lincoln, 539
Harrison, George M., Lincoln's mess-
mate in Black Hawk War, 33
Hartford, the, Union cruiser, Farragut's
flagship, 284, 285
Hatteras Inlet, North Carolina, capture
of forts at, August 29, 1861, 245
Hay, John, assistant private secretary to
Lincoln, brevet colonel and assistant
adjutant-general United States Volun-
teers, ambassador to England, Secretary of
State, accompanies Mr. Lincoln to Wash-
ington, 168; shows Lincoln letter of in-
quiry about Vice-Presidency, 448; mission
to Canada, 460; at Lincoln's death-bed, 540
Hazel, Caleb, teacher of President Lin-
coln, 6

Herndon, A. G., defeated for Illinois
legislature, 1832, 34
Herndon, Jim" and "Row," sell
Lincoln and Berry their store, 35
Herndon, William H., Lincoln's law

44

partner, 158; assumes Lincoln's law
business during campaign, 158
Herold, David E., in conspiracy to assas-
sinate Lincoln, 534; chosen to assist
Booth, 536; deposits arms in tavern at
Surrattsville, 536; accompanies Booth in
his flight, 542, 543; capture of, 543; exe-
cution of, 544

Hicks, Thomas H., governor of Mary-
land, United States senator, reply to Lin-
coln's call for volunteers, 193; speech at
mass-meeting, 193; protest against land-
ing of troops at Annapolis, 198; calls
meeting of Maryland legislature, 198
Holcomb, James P., Confederate agent
in Canada, correspondence with Horace
Greeley, 459

Holt, Joseph, Posti aster-General, Sec-
retary of War, judge-advocate general
United States army, calls Scott to Wash-
ington, 172; report on Knights of the
Golden Circle, 361; favored by Swett for
Vice-President, 448; declines attorney-
generalship, 491

Hood, John B., Confederate general, suc-
ceeds Johnston, 407; evacuates Atlanta,
407, 468; truce with Sherman, 408;
placed under command of Beauregard,
409: moves to Tuscumbia, 410; Frank-
lin and Nashville, 410; his movements
delay reconstruction in Tennessee, 429
Hooker, Joseph, brevet major-general
United States army, succeeds Burnside
in command of Army of the Potomac, 366;
submits plan of campaign to Lincoln, 368;
battle of Chancellorsville, 369, 370; criti-
cism of, 370; foresees Lee's northward
campaign, 370; proposes quick march to
capture Richmond, 371; follows Lee,
372; asks to be relieved, 372; ordered to
reinforce Rosecrans, 388; reaches Chat-
tanooga, 389; in battle of Chattanooga,
390-391

Hume, John F., moves that Lincoln's
nomination be made unanimous, 447
Humphreys, Andrew A., brevet major-
general United States army, in recapture
of Fort Stedman, 505, 506; ordered to
assist Sheridan, 509
Hunt, Randall, tendered cabinet appoint-
ment, 164

Hunter, David, brevet major-general,
United States army, asked to assist Fré-
mont, 235, 236; ordered to relieve Fré-
mont, 243; order of emancipation, 327;
experiment with negro soldiers, 348; de-
clared an outlaw by Confederate War
Department, 350

Hunter, R. M. T., United States senator,
Confederate Secretary of State, appointed
peace commissioner, 482; at Hampton
Roads conference, 482-485

Iles, Elijah, captain Illinois Volunteers,
commands company in Black Hawk
War, 33

Illinois, State of, organized as Territory,
1809, 19; admitted as State, 1818, 19;

INDEX

legislative schemes of internal improve-
ment, 44, 45; capital removed to Spring-
field, 45; political struggles over slavery,45,
46; Lincoln-Douglas senatorial campaign
in, 118-125; ratifies Thirteenth Amend-
ment, 474, 475
Island No. 1o, Tennessee, fortifications at,
269, 270; surrender of, 274

Jackson, Andrew, seventh President of
the United States, gives impetus to sys-
tem of party caucuses and conventions,

52

Jackson, Claiborne F., governor of Mis-
souri, attempts to force Missouri secession,
202-204; flight to Springfield, Missouri,

234

Jackson, Thomas Jonathan ("Stone-
wall"), Confederate lieutenant-general,
Shenandoah valley campaign, 305, 306;
mentioned, 328; killed at Chancellors-
ville, 369
Jaquess, James F., D.D., colonel United
States Volunteers, visits to the South,
461, 462; interview with Jefferson Davis,
462
Jewett, William Cornell, letter to
Greeley, 458
Johnson, Andrew, seventeenth President
of the United States, in thirty-seventh
Congress, 217; telegram about East Ten-
nessee, 259; retains seat in Senate, 419;
appointed military governor of Tennessee,
420; begins work of reconstruction, 428;
nominated for Vice-President, 448, 449;
popular and electoral votes for, 470; dis-
approves Sherman's agreement with
Johnston, 523; proclamation of amnesty,
526; plot to murder, 535; rejoicing of
radicals on his accession to the Presi-
dency, 545; takes oath of office, 545
Johnson, Herschel V., candidate for Vice-
President, 1860, 152

Johnston, Albert Sidney, Confederate
general, council with Hardee and Beaure-
gard, 267; killed at Pittsburg Landing,
273
Johnston, John D., step-brother of Presi-
dent Lincoln, flatboat voyage with Lin-
coln, 22, 23
Johnston, Joseph E., quartermaster-
general United States army, Confederate
general, member of Congress, joins Con-
federacy, 196, 208; understanding with
Beauregard, 215, 216; joins Beauregard at
Bull Run, 228; opinion of battle of Bull
Run, 228; retrograde movement, 297;
defeats McClellan at Fair Oaks, 302;
succeeds Bragg, 395; strength of, in
spring of 1864, 405; superseded by Hood,
407; again placed in command, 416, 501;
interview with Davis, 520; begins nego-
tiations with Sherman, 520; meetings
with Sherman, 521, 522; agreement be
tween them, 522; agreement disapproved
at Washington, 523; surrender of, 524
Johnston, Sarah Bush, marries Thomas
Lincoln, 10; improves the condition of

567

his household, 10; tells of Lincoln's stu-
dious habits, 13

Jones, Thomas, assists Booth and Herold,
542, 543

Judd, Norman B, minister to Prussia,
member of Congress, nominates Lincoln
for President, 1860, 149; member of Lin-
coln's suite, 173

Kansas, State of, slavery struggle in, 113-
115; Lecompton Bill defeated in Con-
gress, 117
Kearsarge, the, Union cruiser, battle with
the Alabama, 525
Kelly, Benjamin F., brevet major-gen-
eral United States Volunteers, dash upon
Philippi, 225

Kentucky, State of, action concerning
secession, 201, 204; legislature asks An-
derson for help, 254; public opinion in,
regarding slavery, 473
Kilpatrick, Judson, brevet major-general
United States army, minister to Chili,
with Sherman on march to the sea, 411
Kirkpatrick, defeated for Illinois legisla-
ture, 1832, 34

Knights of Golden Circle, extensive
organization of, 360, 361; plans and fail-
ures of, 360-362; projected revolution in
Northwestern States, 466
Know-Nothing Party, principles of, 101,
102; nominates Millard Fillmore for
President, 1856, 102

Lamon, Ward H., accompanies Lincoln
on night journey to Washington, 174
Lane, Joseph, brevet major-general United
States army, governor, United States sen-
ator, candidate for Vice-President in 1860,
153; attempt to arm negroes, 348
Leavitt, Humphrey H., member of
Congress, judge United States Circuit
Court, denies motion for habeas corpus
for Vallandigham, 358
Lecompton Constitution, adopted in
Kansas, 115; defeated in Congress, 117
Lee, Robert E., colonel United States
army, Confederate general, captures John
Brown, 134; enters service of Confed-
eracy, 196, 197, 208; concentrates troops
at Manassas Junction, 215; sends troops
into West Virginia, 224; attacks Mc-
Clellan near Richmond, 302; campaign
into Maryland, 314; captures Harper's
Ferry, 315; battle of Antietam, 315; re-
treats across the Potomac, 316; battle of
Chancellorsville, 369; resolves on invasion
of the North, 370; crosses the Potomac,
371, 372; battle of Gettysburg, 372-374;
retreats across the Potomac, 375, 377;
strength and position of his army, 397;
battle of the Wilderness, 398; Spottsyl-
vania Court House, 398, 399; Cold Har-
bor, 399; defense of Petersburg, 400-402;
sends Early up the Shenandoah valley,
403; despatch about rations for his army,
481; made general-in-chief, 500; assumes
command of all the Confederate armies,

502; attempt to negotiate with Grant, 502,
503; conference with Davis, 504; attempt
to break through Grant's lines, 504-506;
number of men under his command in
final struggle, 507; takes command in
person, 507; attacks Warren, 507; battle
of Five Forks, 507-509; makes prepara-
tions to evacuate Petersburg and Rich-
mond, 509; begins retreat, 510; surrender
of Richmond, 510; reaches Amelia Court
House, 510; starts toward Lynchburg,
511; reply to generals advising him to
surrender, 512; correspondence with
Grant, 512, 513; surrender of, 513-515;
size of army surrendered by, 524
Letcher, John, member of Congress, gov-
ernor of Virginia, orders seizure of gov-
ernment property, 194
Lincoln, Abraham, sixteenth President
of the United States, born February 12,
1809, 3, 6; goes to A B C schools, 6;
early schooling in Indiana, 10-13; home
studies and youthful habits, 13-19; man-
ages ferry-boat, 15; flatboat trip to New
Orleans, 15, 16; employed in Gentryville
store, 16; no hunter, 17; kills wild turkey,
17, 18; emigrates to Illinois, March 1,
1830, 20; leaves his father's cabin, 21;
engaged by Denton Offutt, 21; builds
flatboat and takes it to New Orleans, 22,
23; incident at Rutledge's Mill, 22; re-
turns to New Salem, 23; election clerk,
23, 24; clerk in Offutt's store, 24; wrestles
with Jack Armstrong, 25; candidate for
legislature, 1832, 29; address "To the
Voters of Sangamon County," 29, 30;
volunteers for Black Hawk War, 32;
elected captain of volunteer company, 32;
mustered out and reënlists as private,
32, 33; finally mustered out, 33; returns
to New Salem, 33; defeated for legisla-
ture, 33; enters into partnership with
Berry, 35; sells out to the Trent brothers,
36; fails, but promises to pay his debts,
36; surveying instruments sold for debt,
36; "Honest old Abe," 37; appointed
postmaster of New Salem, 37; made
deputy surveyor, 39, 40; candidate for
legislature, 1834, 41, 42; elected to legis-
lature, 43; begins study of law, 44; ad-
mitted to practice, 44; removes to Spring-
field and forms law partnership with J. T.
Stuart, 44; reëlected to legislature, 44;
services in legislature, 44-48; manages
removal of State capital to Springfield,
45; Lincoln-Stone protest, 47; vote for,
for Speaker of Illinois House, 48; his
methods in law practice, 49; notes for law
lecture, 49-51; his growing influence, 52;
guest of William Butler, 53; intimacy
with Joshua F. Speed, 53; engaged to
Anne Rutledge, 54; her death, 54; his
grief, 55; courtship of Mary Owens, 55-
60; member of "Long Nine," 61, 62; de-
bate with Douglas and others, 1839, 62,
63; meets and becomes engaged to Mary
Todd, 63; engagement broken, 64; his
deep melancholy, 64; letter to Stuart, 64;

visit to Kentucky, 64; letters to Speed,
64, 65; "Lost Townships" letters, 66;
challenged by Shields, 66; prescribes
terms of the duel, 67; duel prevented, 68;
letter to Speed, 68; marriage to Mary
Todd, November 4, 1842, 68, 69; children
of, 69; partnership with Stuart dissolved,
69, 70; law partnership with S. T. Logan,
70; declines reëlection to legislature, 70;
letter to Speed, 71; letter to Martin Morris,
71-73; letter to Speed, 73; presidential
elector, 1844, 73; letters to B. F. James,
74; elected to Congress, 1846, 75; service
and speeches in Congress, 76-90; votes for
Wilmot Proviso, 79; presidential elector in
1840 and 1844, 80; favors General Tay-
lor for President, 80-83; letters about
Taylor's nomination, 80-82; letters to
Herndon, 81-83; speeches for Taylor, 83;
bill to prohibit slavery in District of Col-
umbia, 86; letters recommending office-
seekers, 87-89; letter to W. H. Herndon,
90, 91; letter to Speed, 91, 92; letter to
Duff Green, 92; applies for commissioner-
ship of General Land Office, 92; defends
Butterfield against political attack, 92; re-
fuses governorship of Oregon, 93; indig-
nation at repeal of Missouri Compromise,
94, 95; advocates reëlection of Richard
Yates to Congress, 96; speech at Illinois
State Fair, 96; debate with Douglas at
Peoria, 96-99; agreement with Douglas,
99; candidate for United States Senate
before Illinois legislature, 1855, 99; with-
draws in favor of Trumbull, 100; letter to
Robertson, 100, 101; speech at Bloom-
ington convention, 1856, 103; vote for,
for Vice-President, 1856, 104; presidential
elector, 1856, 105; speeches in campaign
of 1856, 105; speech at Republican
banquet in Chicago, 106, 107; speech on
Dred Scott case, 110-112; nominated for
senator, 118, 119; "House divided
against itself" speech, 119, 120, 127, 128;
Lincoln-Douglas joint debate, 121-125;
defeated for United States Senate, 125;
analysis of causes which led to his defeat,
126, 127; letters to H. Asbury and A. G.
Henry, 127; letter to A. L. Pierce and
others, 130, 131; speech in Chicago, 131,
132; letter to M. W. Delahay, 132; let-
ter to Colfax, 132, 133; letter to S. Gallo-
way, 133; Ohio speeches, 133, 134;
criticism of John Brown raid, 134, 135;
speeches in Kansas, 136, 137; Cooper
Institute speech, 137-140; speeches in
New England, 140; letter to T. J. Pickett,
145; candidate for presidential nomina-
tion, 1860, 145; letters to N. B. Judd,
145, 146; nominated for President, 1860,
149-151; speech at Decatur convention,
153, 154; daily routine during campaign,
158, 159; letters during campaign, 159;
elected President, 160; his cabinet pro-
gram, 161-163; letter to Seward offering
cabinet appointment, 163; offers Bates
and Cameron cabinet appointments, 163;
summons Chase to Springfield, 163; with-

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