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THE INAUGURATION.--OPENING OF THE WAR.
Cabinet Appointments-Rebel Sympathizers in Office--Mr. Lincoln's pacific Policy
THE TRENT AFFAIR.---THE GOVERNMENT AND SLAVERY.
Mr. Seward--Release of Mason and Slidell-Session of Congress--Message of the
Mr. Lincoln's Proclamation in pursuance of the Confiscation Act--Fernando Wood's.
Letters, advising Negotiation with the Rebels—The President's Replies--Mr. Lin-
SUSPENSION OF HABEAS CORPUS.-THE DRAFT.-CAM-
PAIGNS OF 1863.
Bill for Enrolling and Drafting the Militia-Financial Measures of Congress--Opin-
Presidential Election of 1861–State of the Country-Chase-Fremont-Convention at
Cleveland-J. C. Fremont pominated for President-His Reasons for Accepting
His Speech accepting the Nomination-Letter to the Committee of the Conven-
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-