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Arbitrary Arrests, action of Govern- | Confederacy-organization of the Rebel
ment, 339; debate in Congress, 327. Government, 59; objects of the Con-
Arkansas, President's letter to General federacy stated by Mr. Stephens, 62.
Steele, 455; President's letter about Contiscation Bill, 153; debate in Con-
Convention, 456; election and adop gress on, 196; its provisions, 199;
tion of a Free State Constitution, 457. supplementary resolution, 200; mes-
sage approving, 201.
Congress, appoints committee on Com-
Banks, takes Port Hudson, 382; proclam promise, 63; adoption of Compromise
ation for an election in Louisiana, 454. resolution, 70; action on amendment
Battle of Bull Run, '61, 154 ; of Williams of Constitution, 70; action on Critten-
burg, 235; of Seven Pines and Fair den resolution and Peace Conference,
Oaks, 244; of Fredericksburg, 376; of 76; meeting in extra Session, July 4,
Gettysburg, 379; of Vicksburg, 382; 1861, 138; adoption of resolution on
of Tullahoma, 388; of Chattanooga, the objects of the War, 152; bills on
359; defeat at Olustee, 458.
confiscation-employment of slaves,
Blair, F. P. Jr., reappointment as Major 153; meeting in December, 1861, 162;
effect of Bull Run defeat on legislative
Border States, reply of the members to action of, 181; abolishes slavery in
President's address, 192; Hon. Mr. Territories, 183; abolishes slavery in
Maynard's reply, 194.
District Columbia, 183; approves com-
Buchanan, oflicial action on Secession, pensated emancipation, 156; debate on
56; last message, 63; dissolution of Contiscation Bill, 196; the Currency
bis Cabinet, 64; message on Secession, Bill, 195; meeting, December, 1862,
308; debate on arbitrary arrests, 327;
Burnside, General, succeeds McClellan admission of members from Louisiana,
in Army of Potomac, 251; battle of 336; meeting, December, 1863, 416;
Fredericksburg, 376; arrests Vallan debates of, 1863, 434; action on slavery,
dighain, 351; second attempt on Fred 435,; passage of Conscription Bill, 331.
ericksburg, 377; relieved from com Constitution, amendment forbidding in-
mand, 377; defence of Knoxville, 390. terference with slavery, 70; amend-
ment abolishing slavery, 435.
Crittenden Compromise, 66; resolution
Cabinet, dissolution of Buchanan's, 64; declaring the objects of the War, 152.
organization of Lincoln's, 121; resigna- | Curtis, General, appointed to command
tion of Secretary Cameron, 205.
in Missouri, 398; his removal, 399.
Cameron, resignation of, as Secretary of
War, 205; President's message con-
Democratic Party, its position at time of
Colonization, President's views on, 184; election, 1860, 54; success in State elec-
President's interview with colored tions of 1862, defeat in 1863, 414.
men on, 468; attempts to colonize New
Grenada, 472; colony to Isle à Vache,
England, instructions to our Minister at
Colfax, elected Speaker of House of Rep outbreak of the Rebellion, 133; protest
against her recognition of the Rebels
Compromise, Crittenden's, 66; special as belligerents, 135; the Trent affair,
committee of Congress on, 68; report 162 ; stoppage of rebel rams, 441.
of resolutions by committee, 68; adop- Emancipation, President's reply to Chi-
tion of the resolutions, 70.
cago Communittee on, 212; Proclamation
of September, 1862, 215; Proclamation
of January, 1963, 218; in Missouri,
Election of President, 53; State elec-
tions of 1862, State elections of 1663,
Fremont, appointed to Department of
the West, order of emancipation, 393;
President's revocation of order, 161;
removal from command of Western
Department, 391; agreement with
Price, 391; popular deinonstrations in
favor of, 396; asks to be reliered, 203,
France, offer of mediation, 297; reply of
Mr. Seward, 295; our relations with,
Florida, expedition of General Gillmore,
457; defeat at Olustee, 458.
Greeley, President Lincoln's letter to,
Gettysburg, battle of, 379; President's
proclaination of victory, 381 ; dedica-
tion of Cemetery, 351.
Grant, General, siege and capture of
Vicksburg, 332; appointment as Lieu-
Hunter, General, his order abolishing
slavery in South Carolina, 188; Lin-
coln's letter to, in Missouri, 394.
Halleck, letter to McClellan on the neces-
sity of aiding Pope, 260; letter about
his leaving the Peninsula, 260; orders
McClellan to advance after Andietam,
280; letter about fugitive slaves, 292.
Habeas Corpus, first instance of suspen-
sion, 341; action of the Government,
339; proclamation suspending, 345;
proclaination on subject, 367.
Hooker, General, succeeds General Burn-
side in Army of Potomac, 377; is re-
lieved from command, 379.
85; at Cleveland, 88; at Buffalo, 89; at
Rochester, 91; at Utica, 92; at Albany,
92; at Troy, '94; at Hudsoní, 95; at
Poughkeepsie, 95; at Peekskill, 90; at
Astor House, New York, 96; to Re-
publican Association, 97; at City Hall,
99; at Jersey City, 100; at Newark,
100; at Trenton, 101; at Philadelphia,
103; at Independence Hall, 104; at
Lancaster, 106; at Harrisburg, 106;
ai Washington, 109; at Washington,
about McClellanı, 256; at serenade in
Washington, Sept. 24, 1862, 306; at fair
in Washington, 465; at fair in Balti-
more, 466; to workingmen of New
York, 463; at Gettysburg, 381 ; at
Washington, on victories of Gettys-
burg and Vicksburg, 385; departure
for Washington, 108; inauguration, 111;
inaugural address, 112; message, extra
session, July, 1861, 138; First Annual
Message, Dec., 1861, 165; message rec-
ommending aid to States emancipating
slaves, 184; message approving bill
to abolish slavery in District of Co-
lumbia, 184; message approving confis-
Cation bill, 201; message on blockade
of Southern ports, 208; second annual
message, 1862, 308; message recom-
mending aid for emancipation, 319;
message on the currency, 332; third an-
nual message, 1863, 416; proclamation
for 75,000 troops, 123; of blockade, 123;
revoking Gen. Hunter's order, 188; of
emancipation, September, 1862, 215; of
emancipation, January, 1863, 218; for
Thanksyiving, April 10, 1862, 259; to
the rebels, 294; concerning the Sab-
bath, 306; suspending habeas corpus,
345, 367; about national forces bill,
369; of victory at Gettysburg, 351;
for Thanksgiving, July, 1863, 356;
Thanksgiving for victories in East
Tennessee, 390; Thanksgiving, Oct. 3,
1863, 390; proclamation of amnesty,
430; explanatory proclamation of am-
nesty, 433; for 300,000 volunteers, 436;
letter to Gov. Hicks, of Md., 125; to
Gov. Bradford, of Md., 126; to Gen.
Fremont revoking his order, 161; to
H. Greeley, 210; to McClellan concern-
ing an advance on Richmond, 224; to
McClellan about retaining Blenker,
229; to McClellan about strength of his
army, 232; to McClellan about McDow-
ell, 237; to McClellan about withhold-
ing McDowell, 240; to McClellan about
Jackson, 241 ; to McClellan about Han-
over Junction, 243; in reply to McClel-
lan, 250; about re-enforceinents after
seven days' battles, 253 ; on the strength
of McClellan's army, 257; to McClellan
after Antietam, 279; to McClellan about
horses, 23; to Fernando Wood, 305; to
committee of Albany meeting, 354; to
committee of Ohio Convention, 362; to
Invasion---proposed rebel invasion of the
North, 129; invasion of Pennsylvania
by General Lee, 378.
Kilpatrick-raid to Richmond, 459.
Knoxville, siege of, raised, 390.
| Lincoln, Abraham, life and career, 13;
nomination at Chicago, 45; election to
the Presidency, 53; speech at Spring.
field, 78; at Tolono, 79; at Indianå-
polis, 79; before Legislature of Indi-
ana, 80; at Cincinnati, 81; at Columbus,
83; at Steubenville, 84; at Pittsburg, 84;
before Coinmon Council of Pittsburg,
Gov. Seymour on the draft, 372; second | Meade, Gen., succeeds Hooker, 379; tights
letter on same subject, 377; dispatches. at Gettysburs, 380.
to Chicago, 375; letter of thanks to Mexico, the new empire, 444; Mr. Sew-
Gen. Grant, 386; to Gen. Ilunter on ard's letter on, 415; President declines
taking command in Missouri, 394; to to recognize, 447; resolution of House
Gen. Schofield, 399; to committee from of Representatives, 448.
Missouri, 403; on church quarrels in McClellan, appointed commander-in-
Missouri, 409; to Union convention in chief, 222; report of rebel strength at
Illinois, 411; on payment of bounties, Yorktown, 230; movement to the
138; to House of Representatives on Chickahominy, 236; reports of Wil-
Gen. Blair, 439; on aiding people of liainsbury, 2335; wants McDowell to
East Tennessee, 440; to editor of N. A. join him by water, 238; letter of ad-
Review, 449; to Gov. Shepley on elect- vice to the President, 256; ordered to
ing members of Congress in La., 452; withdraw from the Peninsula, 259; or-
to Gen. Steele, of Arkansas. 150; about dered to superintend forwarding of re-
Arkansas Convention, 456; to Gen. enforcements to Pope, 263; his failure
Gillmore about Florida, 457; to work- to aid Pope, 264; suggests that Pope
ingmen of Manchester, 461; to work- be left to get out of his scrape," 271 ·
ingmen of London, 462; to working. stops Franklin's advance, 272; failure
men of N. Y., 463 ; to Christian Com- to pursue Lee after Antietam, 279.
mission, 465; to Mr. Hodge, of Ken- ordered to advance, 230; letter to Pres-
tucky, 481; to Gov. Magotin, of Ky. ident about Gen. Scott, 488; advises a
(.1 pp.), 492; to Gen. McClellan on the draft in 1861, 490.
formation of army corps (App.), 494; Missouri, condition of the State at out-
interview with authorities of Md., 127; break of the rebellion, 392; emancipa-
address to members of Congress from tion in, 397; appointment of Gen. Cur-
Border States, 190 ; reply ww Commis- tis, °95; President's dispatch about,
sioners of Virginia, 131; remarks on ar- 398; Gen. Schofield's appointment, 399;
rest of Md. Legislature, 34; draft of a President's instructions to, 407; his
bill to aid emancipation, 194; reply to removal, 408; President's interview
Chicago committee on emancipation of with radicals of, 401; abolition of slave-
slaves, 212; interview with radicals of ry in, 401; mass convention, 402 ; Pres-
Missouri, 400; reappointment of Gen. ident's letter to Mo. committee, 403;
Blair, 439; declines to recognize Ein- President's letter on church contests,
pire of Mexico, 417; theory of recon- 404; President's letter to Gen. Hunter,
struction, 49; reply to application of 391,
Louisiana planters, 451; interview with
colored men at Washington, 468; mem-
oranda concerning an advance of the National Militia, passage of the con-
armies in 1861, (App.) 491; order for scription bill, 331; its provisions, 363;
advance of U. S. arinies, 223; for ad- President's proclamation concerning,
vance of Army of Potomac, 224; to 369; draft and riots in N. Y., 371; Gov.
leave Washington properly detended, Seymour's correspondence with the
226; authorized to issue letters of President, 372; President's dispatches
marque, 337; general estimate of his tu Chicago, 375.
Louisiana, admission of members of Con-
gress, 336; movements for reorganiza- | Ohio-nomination of Vallandigham for
tion, 452; President's letter to Gov. Governor, 362; his defeat, 414.
Shepley, 452; application for authority
to call a Convention, 453 ; application
of planters to the President, 453 ; Pres. Peace Conference, its action, 71; action
ident's reply, 454; Gen. Banks's pro- of Congress on it, 76.
clamation orderiny an election, 434; Presidential Election, popular and elec-
election of Gov. Hahn, 455.
toral vote, 55.
Magruder, the rebel general's report of Reconstruction, President's movements
rebel strength at Yorktown, 233.
Secretary of War about McClellan to, 345; order releasing, 350; appointe
(App.), 487; second letter on same sub ment of a commission on, 347; case of
Schofield, appointment to Western De- Stephens, A. H., speech against seces-
partment, 399 ; President's instructions sion, 60; statement of objects of the
to, 407; removal froin cominand, 408. Confederacy, 62
Secession conspiracy at Washington, 58; Sumter, bombardment of Fort, 122.
Mr. Stephens's speech against it, 60.
Secession of South Carolina, 57.
Secession of Virginia, 132.
Taussig, James, his account of an inter-
Seward, instructions to our minister in view with the President, 401.
England, 133; reply to French offer of
mediation, 298; diplomacy of 1863, 441;
letter to Mr. Adams on danger of war Vallandigham, his arrest, trial, and sen-
with England, 442; letter on the Mex tence, 351; President's letter to Alba-
ican question, 445.
ny meeting concerning, 354; Presi-
Seymour, Gov. of N. Y., correspondence dent's letter to Ohio meeting concern.
with President on the draft, 372.
ing, 362 ; nominated for Governor of
Sherman, General, expedition from Ohio, 362 ; is defeated, 414.
Vicksburg-—-siege and surrender, 382.
Slavery and Slaves-relations of slavery Virginia, secession of, 132; Lincoln's
to the rebellion, 151 ; employment of reply to commissioners, 131; admis-
slaves, bill in regard to, 153; President's sion of Western Virginia, 334.
views regarding fugitive slaves, 158;
abolition in Territories, 183; abolition
in District of Columbia, 183; resolution War-Crittenden resolution declaring its
approving President's policy of aiding objects, 152.
emancipation in States, 186; adoption War Department-order for protection
in both Houses, 187; negroes author of Washington, 228; order for seizure
ized to be employed in army, 204; ac of rebel property, 294.
tion of military commanders concern-
ing, 291 ; Halleck's letter about slaves,
Yorktown-McClellan's report of rebel
States, relation of rebel States to the strength, 230; Magruder's report, 233;
general government, 329.
evacuation of, 234
State Prisoners, executive order relative