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Introduction of Slaves, 1.-Growth and Protection of the Slave
Trade, 2.-Invention of the Cotton-Gin, 3.—The First Fugi-
tive-Slave Law, 4.-Liberty Laws, 4.—Vesey's Insurrection,
4.–Turner's Insurrection, 5.—Garrison's Liberator, 6.-
Murder of Lovejoy, 6.– The Anti-Slavery Society's Publica-
tions, 7.-Extracts from the Slave Laws, 8.—Helper's Book,
9.-Replies of Southerners, 10.—Garbling the Census, 12.-
The Underground Railroad, 13. — The Constitutional
Dilemma, 14.-Attack on Sumner, 15.- The Missouri Com-
promise, 16.—Nullification, 17.—Texas and Oregon, 17.-
The Compromises of 1850, 18.—The Dred-Scott Decision,
19.—The Political Division, 21.-The Struggle in Kansas,
22.—The Golden Circle, 24.—The Secession Crisis, 25.
Reliance of the South, 26.—Encouragement from the North,
27.—The Fallacy of Secession, 29.—State Allegiance, 31.-
The Tendency to Centralization, 32.—The Question of Justi-
fication, 33. — The Presidential Election of 1860, 35.-Seces-
sion of the Cotton States, 35.-Formation of the Confed-
eracy, 36.-Bombardment of Fort Sumter, 40.
Lincoln's Inaugural Address, 41.-Union Sentiment at the
South, 43.—The Struggle for Virginia, 43.—The Vigintal
Crop, 44.—Dragooned into Secession, 46.—Gov. Letcher's
Treachery, 46.-Farragut's Patriotism, 46.-Secession of
Arkansas and North Carolina, 46.—The First Call for
Troops, 47.—The Uprising at the North, 48.—Map Showing
the Area of the Confederacy, 49.-Action of Prominent Men,
Week of Disasters, 54.-Occupation of Arlington Heights,
55.—Death of Ellsworth, Winthrop, and Greble, 56.
THE FIRST Battle of BULL RUN -
More Troops Called for, 57. ---Blockade of Southern Ports, 57.
-Action of Congress, 57.—Confederate Government Ře-
moved to Richmond, 58.—The Cry of On to Richmond, 58.
-Concentration at Bull Run, 59.-Spies in Washington, 60.
-McDowell's Army in Motion, 60.-Battle of Blackburn's
Ford, 62.-Johnston Joins Beauregard, 63.-Battle of Bull
Run, 64.-Effect in Europe, 69.-Effect North and South, 70.
BORDER STATES AND FOREIGN RELATIONS
Answers of the Governors, 71.—The Struggle for Missouri,
72.—The Capture of Camp Jackson, 74.—Exertions of Fran-
cis P. Blair, Jr., 74.-Lyon in Command, 75.—Proclamation
of Gov. Jackson, 76.-Action at Booneville, 76.—Action at
Carthage, 77.—Rise of Gen. Sigel, 77.—Death of Gen. Lyon,
78.-The Struggle for Kentucky, 78.—The Struggle for
Maryland, 80.-Secession of North Carolina, 82.–The
Struggle for Tennessee, 83.-Actions in Western Virginia,
84.- Formation of West Virginia, 85.-Capture of Mason
and Slidell, 85.—Hostility in England, 87.–Attitude of
Louis Napoleon, 88.-Friendship of Russia, 89.
Confederate Blockade-Runners Built in England, 90.-The
Hatteras Expedition, 92.—The Port Royal Expedition, 94. -
Capture of Hilton Head, 96.- Battle of Paintville, 97.—Battle
of Mill Springs, 98.-Forts Henry and Donelson, 99.–River
Gunboats, 100.—Capture of Fort Henry, 101.-Battle of Fort
Donelson, 103.—Siege of Lexington, 106.–Affairs in Arkan-
sas, 107.- Battle of Pea Ridge, 108.
115.—The Sailing-Orders, 116.—The Bombardient, 117.-
Farragut's Orders, 118.-The Battle with the Forts, 119.-
The Battle with the Fleet, 121.-Destruction of Confederate
Vessels, 122.-Surrender of the City, 123.
The Burned Merrimac Raised and Repaired, 127.-Sinking of
the Cumberland, 129.—The Monitor, 130.—Destruction of
Siege of New Madrid, 133.—Bombardment of Island Number
Ten, 134.—Pope's Captures, 135.-Battle of Shiloh, 135.-
Fall of Gen. Johnston, 139.—The Final Victory, 142.---The
Turning-point of the War, 144.
Command Given to McClellan, 147.-His Plans, 148.--Appoint
ment of Secretary Stanton, 150.--On the Peninsula, 152.-
Battle of Williamsburg, 152.-On the Chickahominy,,155.-
The Battle of Fair Oaks, 156.—Effect of the Swamps, 158.-
Lee Command, 138.-Stuart's Raid, 159.—Nearest
Approach to Richmond, 162.— Action at Beaver Dam
Creek, 163.—Battle of Gaines's Mills, 64.- Battle of
Savage's Station, 166.—Battle of Charles City Cross-Roads,
167.—Battle of Malvern Hill, 169.
Formation of the Army of Virginia, 173.-Halleck made
General-in-Chief, 174.—McClellan Leaves the Peninsula, 175.
-Battle of Cedar Mountain, 176.—Pope and Lee Manæuvre,
177.- Battle of Groveton, 179.—The Second Bull Run, 182,
Battle of Chantilly, 183.—The Porter Dispute, 184.
Confederate Advance into Maryland, 185.—The Army of the
Potomac sent against them, 187.-Lee's Plans Learned from
a Lost Despatch, 188.- Capture of Harper's Ferry, 189.-
tude, 203.— The Democratic Party's Attitude, 204.—Predic-
tions by the Poets, 206.—Slaves Declared Contraband, 206.
-Action of Frémont, 208.-Hunter's Proclamation, 209.-
Blacks First Enlisted, 210.—Division of Sentiment in the
Army, 211.–Maryland Abolishes Slavery, 212.—The Presi-
dent and Horace Greeley Correspond on the Subject, 212.-
McClellan's Inaction, 219.–Visit and Letters of Lincoln to
Him, 219.-Superseded by Burnside, 221.-The Position at
Fredericksburg, 223.-Attack upon the Heights, 227.—The
Battle of Perryville, 231.–Battles of luka and Corinth, 233. —
Battle of Stone River, 235.-Enlistment of Negroes, 238.-
The Black Flag, 239.-Black Men in Former Wars, 240.-
Letter of the President to Hooker, 241.--Burnside Super-
Invasion of the North Determined on, 248.-Cavalry Skirmish
at Fleetwood, which marks a Turning-Point in that Ser-
vice, 250.—Hooker's Plans, 251.-Asks to be Relieved, 253.
Operations on the Mississippi, 271.-Grant placed in Com-
mand, 272, -- Plans the Campaign, 272. - Loss at Holly
Springs, 273.-Sherman and Porter Descend the River, 274.
-Sherman's Attempt on the Yazoo, 275. -- At Haines's
Bluff, 276.-Capture of Arkansas Post, 277.-Cutting a
Canal, 278.—Yazoo Pass Attempted, 279.-Steele's Bayou,
280.-Grant Crosses the Mississippi, 281.-Grierson's Raid,
282.-Action at Raymond, 283.-Capture of Jackson, 284.-
Battle of Champion's Hill, 285.-Pemberton in Vicksburg,
Attitude of the Democratic Party, 291.-Vallandigham Ban-
ished, 294.—Speech of ex-President Pierce, 294.-Speech of
Horatio Seymour, 296.—Law of Substitutes Persistently Mis-
interpreted, 297.—The Draft in New York, 298.—The Riots,
Blockade of the Harbor, 308. - Du Pont's Attack, 309.-
Defeat, 310.-Capture of the Atlanta, 311.-Gillmore's Siege,
312.-Assault on Fort Wagner, 313.—Its Capture, 315.-The
Swamp Angel, 316.—Bombardment of Charleston, 317.
Rosecrans and Bragg, 318.-Fight at Dover, 318.-At Frank-
lin, 318.-At Milton, 320.–Morgan's Raid, 321.--Manæu-
vring for Chattanooga, 323.—Battle of Chickamauga, 324.—
National Forces in the West Reorganized, 329.--Battles of
Chattanooga, 330.—The Battle Above the Clouds, 331.-
Capture of Mission Ridge, 333.
Persecutions of Union Men, 335.—The Black Flag, 336. -
The Guerillas, 337.-Secession from Secession, 338.—Riot
in Concord, N. H., 339.-Massacre at Fort Pillow, 340.—
Care of Prisoners, 342. —Andersonville, 343.-Other Prisons,
345.-Suspension of Exchanges, 346.–Violation of Paroles,
347.---Principles relating to Captures, 349.
The SANITARY AND CHRISTIAN COMMISSIONS
352.-The Popular Idea about it, 355.—Work of the Com-
mission, 356.-Sanitary Fairs, 357.- The Christian Commis-
sion, 358.-Volunteer Nurses, 361,
THE OVERLAND CAMPAIGN
Grant made Lieutenant-General, with Command of All the