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gress, 140.

gress, 402.

and resignation, and appointed brigadier general, 12, UNITED STATES FLAG, to be suppressed in Baltimore, note,
400; elected Senator in First Rebel Congress, 401; letter 394; Policeman Daneker's refusal to “condescend” to
on reconstruction, 331.

pull it down, and resignation of place, 394; William
TOTTEN, A. O. W., Member of Peace Conference, 68; com- T. Butler's resignation, 394.

missioner for Tennessee in making a league with Con- UNIVERSALIST CHURCH, resolutions of General Conventions
federate States, 5.

of 1861, 1862, 1863, and 1864, 505, 506.
TOWNSEND, DWIGHT, Representative in Thirty-Eighth Con- UPSON, CHARLES, Representative in Thirty-Eighth Con.
gress, 659;
proposition relative to Peace, 575.

gress, 140; report on Louisiana case, 582-586.
TRACY, HENRY W. Representative in Thirty-Eighth Con- UPTON, CHARLES H., Representative in Thirty-Seventh Con-

gress, 122; unseated, 123.
TRAIN, CHARLES R., Representative in Thirty-Sixth Congress, USHER, JOAN P., Secretary of the Interior, 198; report of,
48; Thirty-Seventh, 122.

on colonization experiment, note, 212.
TRANSYLVANIA PRESBYTERY of 1861, on the marriage of UTAH, polygamy in, act to prohibit, 376.

slaves, 548.
TREAT, Amos, Member of Peace Conference, 67.
TREAT, 8. 11., Judge, decision on enrollment act, 273.
TRENHOLM, GEORGE A., rebel Secretary of Treasury, 401. VALLANDIGHAM, CLEMENT L., Representative in Thirty-Sixth
TRENT AFFAIR:the, 338-343; Secretary Seward to Mr. Adams, Congress, 49; Thirty-Seventh, 122 ; propositions of ad-

338; Earl Russell to Lord Lyons, 338; Secretary Seward justment, 55, 73; arrest and trial, 162; refusal of
to Lord Lyons, 338-342; Earl Russell to Lord Lyons, 342; Judge Leavitt to grant writ of habeas corpus, and his
comment of the London Times, 342, 313; action of Con- opinion, 162; order, directing that he be sent beyond
gress on, 313.

the lines, 162; letter on retaliation, 175; case in
TRIMBLE, CAREY A., Representative in Thirty-Sixth Con- United States Supreme Court, 175; correspondence
gress, 49; Thirty-Seventh, 122.

concerning, 167–175; return and address at Hamilton,
TRIMBLE, ISAAC G., in command at Baltimore, and subsequent 175; at Dayton, 176; notices by the press, 177; amend-
career, 393, and nnte,

ment to army appropriation bill, 283; resolutions re-
TRIPLETT, GEORGE W., Representative in Second Rebel Con- lating to the war, 288 ; peace resolution, 296; resolu-

tion respecting the Trent affair, 343; resolution of cen-
TRIPPE, ROBERT P., Representative in First Rebel Congress, sure of President Lincoln, 386; motion to make Gen.

McClellan's nomination unanimous, 420; allusion in
TROWBRIDGE, ROWLAND E., Representative in Thirty-Seventh his Sydney speech to the Chicago Platform, note, 421;
Congress, 122.

letter to the New York News, 423.
TRUMBULL, LYMAN, Senator in Thirty-Sixth Congress, 48; Van BUREN, Joux, letter of George N. Sanders to, 330.

Thirty-Seventh, 122; Thirty-Eighth, 140; amendment Vance, ZEBULON B., Representative in Thirty-Sixth Con-
to Jeff. Davis's bill for sale of United States arms, 36; gress, 497 ; correspondence with Jefferson Davis on
report on Baltimore police commissioners, 179 ; reso- peace, 306, 307 ; viows on reconstruction, 331.
lution respecting arrests, 179; proposition to repeal VANDEVER, William, Representative in Thirty-Sixth Con-
joint resolution of Jnly 17, 1862, on confiscation, 203 gress, 49; Thirty Seventh, 122; member of Peace Con-
see 260, 662; joint resolution proposing amendments to ference, 68; of Border States Committee, 73; resolu-
the Constitution, 256; proposition to repeal the cominu- tion on the war, 291.
tation clanse of enrollment bill, note, 261; resolution on Van Horx, BURT, Representative in Thirty-Seventh Con-
unemployed generals, 285; amendment to resolution

gress, 122.
respecting the cause of the war, 286; proposition to VAN VALKENBURGH, ROBERT B., Representative in Thirty-
enforce the laws in all the States, 291; substitute for Seventh Congress, 122; Thirty-Eighih, 110.
bill to encourage emancipation in Missouri, 225, 26; VAN WINKLE, PETER G., Senator in Thirty-Eighth Congresy,
reports on Arkansas Senators, 320, 688; proposition rel- 140.
ative to courts-martin), 562; bill to allow bail in certain VAN WYCK, CHARLES H., Representative in Thirty-Sixth
cases, 562, and relative to representation in the Elec- Congress, 48; Thirty-Seventh, 122.
toral College, 578.

VEATOU, JAMES C., Brig. Gon., order respecting the Metho
TOCK, AMOs, Member of Peace Conference, 68; proposition dist Episcopal Churches in Memphis, 522, 523.
for a Convention, 69.

VENABLE, ADRAM W., Deputy in Robel Provisional Cop-
TURNER, JOSIAH, JR., 'Representative in Second Rebel Con-

gress, 400.
gress, 402; resolutions on peace, 614, 615.

VERMONT, vote for President in 1860,1; in 1864, 623; mem-
TURNER, LEWIS C., Judge Advocate, instructions to United bers of Peace Conference, 67; Thirty-Sixth Congress,
States Marshals, &c., 272.

48; Thirty-Seventh, 122; Thirty-Eighth, 140; “personal
TURNER, THOMAS J., Member of Peace Conference, 68.

liberty” laws, 44, 47; vote of Legislature on ratifying
TURPIE, DAVID, Senator in Thirty-Seventh Congress, 123. the anti-slavery Amendment, 596.
TUTTLE, JAMES M., Brigadier General, orders at Natchez, VERREE, JOHN P., Representative in Thirty-Sixth Congress,
respecting contrabands, 253.

48; Thirty-Seveuth, 1:22.
TWENTY-NEGRO exemption law, rebel, and repeal, 120. VESSELS, United States, disposition of-see Report."
TWIGG8, DAVID E., Major General, surrender by, of his com-Vest, GEORGE G., Deputy in Rebel Provisional Congrees,
mand in Texas, 28.

400; Representative in First Rebel Congress, 402;
TYLER, ERASTUS B., Brigadier General, order, respecting an Second, 402; Senator in Second, 611.
election in Delaware, 312.

VIBBARD, CHACNCEY, Representative in Thirty-Seventh
TYLER, John, Sr., Member of Peace Conference, 68; elected Congress, 122.

President, 68; report of Poace Conference, 6; commis- VICKSBURG, President Lincoln's remarks ou fall of, 334, 335.
sioner for Virginia in making a league with the “Con- VILLERE, CHARLES J., Representative in First Rebel Cod
federate states," 8; Deputy in Rebel Provisional Con- gress, 401; Second, 402,

VIRGINIA, vote for President in 1860, 1; members of Peace

Conference, 67; of Thirty-Sixth Congress, 48, 49;

Thirty-Seventh, 122; Thirty-Eighth, 141, 587, 588;
Governor Letcher's purchase of arms prior to secession,

35, 36; address of members of Congress to the people,
UNDERWOOD, JOAN C., Judge, opinion of, on confiscation act, 39; answer of President Lincoln to the delegation from,

206, 207; on colored persons as witnesses, 442, 443; 112; resolution of Convention, 112; reconstruction

gress, 400.

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gress, 122.

gress, 402.


WEST CHESTI JETTERSONIAN, damage for the seizure of,

441, 442.
WADE, BENJAMIN F., Senator in Thirty-Sixth Congress, 48; WEST VIRGINIA, Bill to erect state of, 377, 378, and nate;

Thirty-Seventh, 122; Thirty-Eighth, 140; on Commit. vote of Legislature on ratifying the anti-slavery
tee of Thirteen, 70; amendments to reconstruction amendment, 599; vote at Presidential election of 1864,
bill, 318 ; paper'on failure of said bill, 332; action in WEALET, KELLIAN V., Representative in Thirty-Seventh

Louisiana case, 580.
WADE, EDWARD, Representative in Thirty-Sixth Congress, 49, Congress, 122; Thirty-Eighth, 141; on select commit-
WADSWORTH, JAMES 8., Member of Peace Conference, 67. toe on compensated emancipation, 213; amendment to
WADSWORTH, WILLIAM H., Representative in Thirty-Seventh West Virginia bill, 377.

Congress, 122; Thirty-Eighth, 140; resolution on the WAARNCLIFFE, LORD, correspondence with Mr. Adams, 460.
powers of the President, 327.

WHARTON, T. J., Commissioner from Mississippi to Tennes
WAITE, CARLOS A., Colonel, appointed to supersede General
Twiggs in Texas, 28.

WHEELER, EZRA, Representative in Thirty-Eighth Congress,
WALDRON, HENRY, Representative in Thirty-Sixth Congress, 141; amendment to proposed constitutional amend-

ment, 257.
WALKER, Amasa, Representative in Thirty-Seventh Con- WHEELER, WILLIAM A., Representative in Thirty-Seventh
gress, 1:23.

Congress, 122.
WALKER, LEROY POPE, Commissioner from Alabama to Ten- Whig, Richmond, on repealing substitution, 121; on the

nessee, 11; Provisional Secretary of War, and resigna- Rebel Governors, 430.
tion, 12, 400; correspondence with Beauregard before WAITE, ALDERT S., Representative in Thirty-Seventh Con-
bombardment of Sumter, 113, 114; speech after, 114; gress, 122; rosolution for select committee on compen
appointed brigadier general, 400.

sated emancipation, 213; Missouri and Maryland bills,
WALKER, RICHARD WH.DE, Deputy in Rebel Provisional Con- 221, 226.

gress, 11, 400; Senator in Second Congress, 402. WHITE, Chiltox A., Representative in Thirty-Seventh Cour
WALL, JAMES W., arrest of, 163; Senator in Thirty-Seventh gress, 122; Thirty-Eighth, 140.
Congress, 123.

WHITE, D. V., Deputy in Rebel Provisional Congress, 400.
WALL, WILLIAM, Representative in Thirty-Soventh Congress, Wute, JOSEPH W., Řepresentative in Thirty-Eighth Con-

gress, 140.
WALLACE, JOAN W., Representative in Thirty-Seventh Con- WHITE, THOMAS, Member of Pence Conference, 67.

WHITLLEY, WILLIAM G., Representative in Thirty-Sixth Con
WALLACE, LEWIS, Major General, suppression of Evening gress, 19; on Committee of Thirty-three, 53; report, 58.

Tranxcript, Baltimoro, 192; confiscation orders revoked, WHITFIELD, R. H., Representative in Second Rebel Con
207, 208, correspondence with Governor Brad tord, 311,

WHITTHORNE, W. C., Speaker of Tennessee Rebel Honse af
WALLACE, W. H., delegate from Idaho, declaration of, note, Representatives, 201.

WICKHAM, WILLIAM S. C., Representative in Second Rebel
WALLIS, S. TEACKLE, arrest of, 152; motions and votes In Congress, 402.
Maryland Legislature, 396–398.

WICKLIFFE, CHARLES A., Member of Peace Conference, 6;
Walton, Charles W., Representative in Thirty-Seventh Representative in Thirty-Seventh Congress, 122; at
Congress, 122.

Border States interview with the President, 211; views
Walton, E. P., Representative in Thirty-Sixth Congress, on compensated emancipation, 213-217; amendment
48; Thirty-Seventh, 122 ; substitutes for emancipation

to enrollment bill, 261; propositions relati g to the
bills, 200, 202.

War, 288; to the rebellious States, 323, 324; resolutions
WAR, new article of, 237, 238; resolutions relating to its for reassembling Democratic National Convention, and

objects, 285-290; to its prosecution, 290-294; extract for “letting the captives free," 420.
froni rules of, for the protection of colored soldiers, WIGFALL, Lotis T., Senator in Thirty-Sixth Congrexa, 48;
280; special income, tax, 357.

intermediary between Colonel Ilayno and President
WAR, TIE, how and why made upon the United States, 112 Buchanan, 32; Deputy in Rebel Provisional Congress,

11, 400; appointed Brigadier General, 401; Seuator ia
WARD, C. L., letter of Mr. Pendleton to, 422.

First Congress, 401; Second, 402; remarks on peace, 616.
WARD, ELIJAH, Representative in Thirty-Seventh Congress, WILCOX, JOHN A., Representative in First Rebel Congres,
122; Thirty-Eighth, 110.

402; death, 402.
WARD, G. T., Deputy in Rebel Provisional Congress, 400. Wilcox, ORLANDO B., Major General, despatches respecting
WARDLAW, D. LOUIS, remarks in South Carolina Conven- Ilampton Roads Couference, 567.
tion, 17; vote on ordinance of secession, 399.

WILD, E. A., Brigadier General, orders respecting churches
WARFIELD, HENRY M., arrest of, 162; votes in Maryland in Norfolk and Portsmouth, 5+2, and Rev. 8. II. Wing
Legislature, 396–398.

field, 553.
WASHBURN, CADWALLADER C., Representative in Thirty- WILDER, A. CARTER, Representative in Thirty-Eighth Con
Sixth Congress, 49; on Committee of Thirty-Three,

gress, 141.
53; report of, 57; member of Peace Conference, 68. WILKES, PETER F., Representative in Second Rebel Corr
WASHBURN, ISRAEL, Jr., Representative in Thirty Sixth Con-

gress, and resignation, 48; Secretary Seward's letter WILKINSON, MORTON S., Senator in Thirty-Seventh Congress,
to, respecting Robert Elliott's arrest, 15+; Governor of 122; Thirty-Eighth, 110; amendment to the Nuntaba
Maine, and signer of Altoona address, 233.

bill, 240.
WABUBURN, WILLIAM B., Representative in Thirty-Eighth WILLEY, WAITMAN T., vote on secession ordinance of Fire
Congress, 140.

ginia, note, 7; Senator in Thirty-Seventh Congress, 1:3;
WASHBURNE, ELLIAU B., Representative

in Thirty-Sixth Con- Thirty-Eighth, 140; report ou excluding colored per
gress, 49; "hirty-Seventh, 122; Thirty-Eighth, 140; Bons from street cars, 212; amendment to the freed
resolution to expel Alexander Long, 387; letter of men's bill, 260; resolutions on the war, 288.

gress, 402.




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ing an additional article of war, 238, and homesteads for 210, 274; General McClellan's letter respecting the
soldiers, 284; proposition on re-construction, 577 ; re- election of, as Governor of Pennsylvania, 386.

port on repealing act relating to habeas corpus, 562. WOOL, JOHN E., Major General, Member of Peace Confer-
Wilson, ROBERT, Senator in Thirty-Seventh Congress, 123; ence, 67 ; orders respecting contrabands, 248.

views on compensated emancipation, 213-217; amead. WOOLFORD, FRANK, Colonel, resolution relative to imprison-
ments to the Missouri bill, 225.

ment, and reply, 560.
Wilson, W. s., Deputy in Rebel Provisional Congress, 11, WORCESTER, SAMUEL'T., Representative in Thirty-Seventh

Congress, 122.
Wixans, Ross, arrest of, 152; votes in Maryland Legislature, World, New York, seizure of office, and subsequent proceed-
396-398; also, 394.

ings, 192-194.
WIRANS, THOMAS, proposed Member of Board of Public Safe WORTHINGTON, IIENRY G., Representative in Thirty-Eighth
ty of Maryland, 9.

Congress, 559.
WINDOM, WILLIAM, Representative in Thirty-Sixth Congress, WRIGHT, ACOUSTUS R., Deputy in Rebel Provisional Con-

49; Thirty-Seventh, 122; Thirty-Eighth, 141; on Com- gress, 11, 400; Representative in First Congress, 401;
mitttee of Thirty-three, 53; proposed constitutional peace proposition, 305.
amendment, :58.

WRIGHT, CRAFTS J., Secretary of Peace Conference, 68.
WINFIELD, CHARLES H., Representative in Thirty-Eighth WRIGHT, HENDRICK B., Representative in Thirty-Seventh
Congress, +10.

Congress, 122; resolutions on the war, 288-291.
WINGFIELD, 8. H., Reverend, orders of Major General Butler WRIGHT, JOHN C., Member of Peace Conference, 68; death
and Brigadier General Wild respecting. 553.

of, 68.
WINSLOW, WARREN, Representative in Thirty-Sixth Con- WRIGHT, JOAN V., Representative in Thirty-Sixth Congress,

gross, 49; on Committee of Thirty-three, 53; report of, 49; Representative in First Rebel Congress, 402; Sec-

ond, 402.
WINSTON, JOHN ANTHONY, Commissioner from Alabama to WRIGHT, JOSEPH A., Senator in Thirty-Seventh Congress,
Arkansas, 1!.

123; superseded, 123.
WISCONSIN, vote for President in 1860, 1; in 1864, 623; WRIGHT, WILLIAM, Senator in Thirty-Eighth Congress, 110.

members of Thirty-Sixth Congress, 49; Thirty-Seventh, Wright, William B., Representative in First Rebel Con-
1:22, 123; Thirty-Eighth, 140; vote of Legislature on

gress, 402.
ratifying the anti-slavery amendmeut, 599.

WYLIE, ANDREW, Justice, opinion in the Hogan habeas cor
W18E, HENRY A., proposition in Virginia Convention for

pus case, 562.
Confederate recognition, 6, 7; vote on secession ordi-
dance, note, 7; in caucus of 1835, 390.

WITHERS, THOMAS J., Deputy in Rebel Provisional Congress,

2, 11, 400; report in South Carolina Convention, 18, 19, YANCEY, WILLIAM L., Rebel Commissioner to England, let-
20; vote on secession ordinance, 399.

ter of, to Earl Russell, 27; reported conversation with
WITHERSPOON, JAMES M., Representative in Second Rebel Earl Russt II, 27 ; Senator in First Rebel Congress, 401 ;
Congress, 402.

death, 401.
WITNESSES, colored persons as, in United States courts, 242, Yates, Richard, Governor of Illinois, signor of Altoona
243, 442; Judge Underwood's opinion respecting, 442, address, 233

YEAMAN, GEORGE H., Representative in Thirty-Seventh
WOLCOTT, C. P., Meinber of Peace Conference, 68, note.

Congress, 123; Thirty-Eighth, 140; resolutions on the
WOOD, BENJAMIN, Representative in Thirty-Seventh Con- President's emancipation proclamation, 229; resolutions

gress, 122; Thirty-Eighth, 110; pouce proposition, 294, on the status of tho rebellious States, 327, 3:28; propo-

sition relative to guerrillas, 561.
Wood, FERNANDO, Representative in Thirty-Eighth Con- YELLOTT, COLEMAN, Letter for a convention in Maryland, 9;

gress, 140; New York as a free city, 42; correspondenco public safety bill in the Senate of Maryland, 9; pro-
with President Lincolu on peace 296, 297 ; propositions ceedings on, 398; commissioner from Legislature of
respecting peace, 297, 298, 574; letter of George N. Maryland to visit Jefferson Davis, 9; report of, 9; also,
Sanders to, 330.

WOOD, Joun, Member of Peace Conference, 68.

YERGER, E. M., Commissioner from Mississippi to Florida, 11.
Wood, Joun, Representative in Thirty-Sixth Congress, 48. Young MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION, resolutions of, in 1863,
WOOD, WILLIAM B., Colonel, Secretary Benjamin's order to, 506, 507. IN INSURRECTIONARY STATES : Address of,
respecting Eust Tennessee bridge-burners, 187.

WUDBRIDGE, FREDERICK E., Representative in Thirty- YULEE, DAVID LEVY, Senator in Thirty-Sixth Congress, 48;
Eighth Congress, 140.

withdrew, 3; intermediary between Col. Ilayne and
WOODRUFF, Joux, Representative in Thirty-Sixth Congress, President Buchanan, 32; * secret” disunion letter of,

WOODRUFY, GEORGE C., Representative in Thirty-Seventh

Congress, 122.
Woodson, SAMUEL H., Representative in Thirty-Sixth Con- ZACHARIE, J. W. & Co., purchase of Government arms in
gress, 49; on Peace Conference proposition, 70.

1860, 35.
WOODWARD, GEORGE W. Justice, decision on enrollment act, ZOLLICOFFER, FELIX K., Member of Peace Conference, 68.



From Senator Sherman.


WASHINGTON, March 12, 1865. DEAR SI I have carefully examined your Political History of the Rebellion, and take great pleasure in commending its accuracy and completeness. You have condensed in a comparatively small space all the material political facts of the rebellion, and have provided a very good index: Your book is not only valuable as a convenient reference for dates and events, but as a substantial contribution to the history of our time Very truly, yours,


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