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1. PORTRAIT OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN, engraved by A. H. RITCHIE 2 ABRAHAM LINCOLNS EARLY HOME IN KENTUCKY
6. PRESIDENT LINCOLN AND HIS FAMILY, 1861
7. PROCLAMATION OF EMANCIPATION . & FAC-SIMILE OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN'S LETTER TO MR. RAYMOND .889, 890 I. PRESIDENT LINCOLN ENTERING RICHMOND 10. ASSASSINATION AT FORD'S THEATRE 11 THE DEATH OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN 12 FUNERAL CORTEGE THROUGH NEW YORK 13. REMAINS LYING IN STATE AT CHICAGO
The Presidential Election.-Secession of South Carolina. Formation of the
Rebel Confederacy.—The Objects of Secession.-Secession Movements in
FROM SPRINGFIELD TO WASHINGTON.
Speech at Indianapolis. — Arrival and Speech at Cincinnati.—Spcech at ca
lumbus.—Speech at Pittsburg.--Arrival and Spoech at Cleveland. -Arri-
Slavery in Territories and District of Columbia.—Proposed Aid to Eman-
cipation by Slave States.—The Debate in Congress.—The President and
General Hunter.—The Border State Representatives.—The Border Stato
Reply.—The Finances. The Confiscation Bill.—The President's Action
and Opinions.—The President's Message.--Message in Regard to Mr.
Cameron.--The President and his Cabinet.-Close of the Session of Cou-
gress.—The President's Letter to Mr. Greeley.—The President and the
Chicago Convention.—Proclamation of Emancipation....
THE MILITARY ADMINISTRATION OF 1862.—THE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL
General McClellan succeeds McDowell.—The President's Order for an Ad-
vance.—The Movement to the Peninsula.—Rebel Evacuation of Manag-
sas.--Arrangements for the Peninsular Movement. The President's
Letter to General McClellan.—The Rebel Strength at Yorktown.-The
Battle of Williamsburg.— sscClellan's Fear of being Overwhelmed.—Tho