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General McClellan and the Army of the Potomac-Blockade of the Potomac-Order of

the President for a grand Movement of the Armies of the Union-Order to the

Army of the Potomac-General McClellan advises a different Plan from that pro-

posed in the President's Order-Mr. Lincoln's Reply to McClellan-McClellan's

Plan Adopted-Evacuation of Manassas--Orders of the President-Organization of

Army Corps-Blenker's Division ordered to join Fremont-Banks to attack Jack-

son-McDowell's Corps retained for the Defense of Washington-McClellan at York-

town-McClellan complains of the Inadequacy of his Force-Correspondence be-

tween McClellan and the Authorities at Washington-General Franklin's Division

sent to General McClellan-Evacuation of Yorktown-Battle of Williamsburgh-

Battle at West Point-Correspondence on the Subject of Army Corps-Mr Lincoln's

"Little Story "-Capture of Norfolk-McClellan still Clamorous for Reinforcements

-Defeat of Banks-Defeat of the Rebels at Hanover Court-House-Battle of Fair

Oaks-Further Correspondence-The "Seven Days' Fight," and Retreat to James

River-McClellan's Advice to the Government-The President at Harrison's Land-

ing-The Army of the Potomac returns to Alexandria-Failure of McClellan to Re-

inforce General Pope-The Rebels cross the Potomac-General McClellan appointed

to the Command of the Army in Virginia-Battles of South Mountain and Antietam

-General McClellan ordered to pursue the Rebels-Stuart's Raid-President's Let-

ter to General McClellan-The Army across the Potomac-McClellan relieved of his

Command-His Character-General Burnside appointed to the Command-Defeat

at Fredericksburg-Capture of Roanoke Island-New Orleans surrendered to Gen-

eral Butler-Military Affairs at the West, .


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Colonization Schemes of the President-Compensated Emancipation recommended-
Bill for Enrolling and Drafting the Militia-Financial Measures of Congress-Opin-
ions of the President-Western Virginia admitted to the Union-Representatives
from Louisiana admitted to Congress-Feace Agitations-Course of Vallandigham
of Ohio-His Arrest by General Burnside-Decision of Judge Leavitt-Vallandig-
ham's Trial and Sentence-Sentence modified by the President-Letter of Gov-
ernor Seymour-Vallandigham nominated for Governor by the Democratic Con-
vention of Ohio-The Committee of the Convention visit the President-The Pres-
ident's Reply to their Letter-Resolutions of the Albany Meeting-The President's
Reply-Universal Suspension of the Writ of Habeas Corpus-The Draft-Riots in
New York-Course of Governor Seymour-Action of the President-Elections of
1863-Letter from the Working Men of Manchester, England-The President's
Reply-Mr. Lincoln's Letter to J. C. Conkling-Military Events of the Year-Battle

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Military Operations of 1864-General Smith's Expedition from Memphis-Kilpatrick's
Raid-The Red River Expedition-Surrender of Fort Pillow-Battles of the Wil-
derness-General Butler at City Point-Siege of Petersburg-Sherman's Campaign.
in Georgia-Capture of Atlanta-Sherman's March for the Coast-Capture of Sa-
vannah-General Thomas defeats Hood in Tennessee-Sheridan defeats Early in
the Shenandoah Valley-Rout of Price in Missouri-Changes in the Cabinet-Death
of Chief-Justice Taney, and Appointment of Mr. Chase-Message of the President
-Passage by Congress of the Amendment to the Constitution abolishing Slavery
Call for 300,000 Men-Peace Conference in Hampton Roads-Mr. Lincoln's "Story"
-Close of President Lincoln's First Term-His Re-Inauguration-His Inaugural
Address-Resignation of Secretary Fessenden--Appointment of Mr. McCulloch-
Proclamation to Deserters-The Draft,

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Position of President Lincoln before the World-Plots for his Assassination-Letter of
Mr. Seward-The President's Interview with Speaker Colfax-His attendance at
Ford's Theater-Enthusiasm of the People on his Arrival-J. Wilkes Booth-His
Arrangements for the Assassination-Perpetration of the Deed-Escape of Booth-
Death of the President-Attack upon Mr. Seward and his Son-Profound Grief of
the Nation-Funeral Services at Washington-Departure of the Funeral Train for
Springfield-Ceremonies at Baltimore-At Harrisburg-At Philadelphia-At New
York-At Albany-At Buffalo-At Cleveland-At Columbus-At Chicago-Funeral
Services at Springfield-Foreign Expressions of Sympathy with the Nation, and
with Mr. Lincoln's Family--Mr. Johnson succeeds to the Presidency-Large Re-
wards offered for the apprehension of the Murderer-He is traced to his Hiding-
place and Killed-Capture and Trial of his Associates-Closing Tribute to the Char-
acter and Administration of Abraham Lincoln,

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