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and resignation, and appointed brigadier general, 12, UNITED STATES FLAG, to be suppressed in Baltimore, note,
pull it down, and resignation of place, 394; William
missioner for Tennessee in making a league with Con- UNIVERSALIST CHURCH, resolutions of General Conventions
of 1861, 1862, 1863, and 1864, 505, 506.
gress, 140; report on Louisiana case, 582-586.
gress, 122; unseated, 123.
on colonization experiment, note, 212.
338; Earl Russell to Lord Lyons, 338; Secretary Seward justment, 55, 73; arrest and trial, 162; refusal of
the lines, 162; letter on retaliation, 175; case in
concerning, 167–175; return and address at Hamilton,
ment to army appropriation bill, 283; resolutions re-
tion respecting the Trent affair, 343; resolution of cen-
McClellan's nomination unanimous, 420; allusion in
letter to the New York News, 423.
Thirty-Seventh, 122; Thirty-Eighth, 140; amendment Vance, ZEBULON B., Representative in Thirty-Sixth Con-
VEATOU, JAMES C., Brig. Gon., order respecting the Metho
VENABLE, ADRAM W., Deputy in Robel Provisional Cop-
VERMONT, vote for President in 1860,1; in 1864, 623; mem-
48; Thirty-Seventh, 122; Thirty-Eighth, 140; “personal
liberty” laws, 44, 47; vote of Legislature on ratifying
48; Thirty-Seveuth, 1:22.
400; Representative in First Rebel Congress, 402;
VIBBARD, CHACNCEY, Representative in Thirty-Seventh
President, 68; report of Poace Conference, 6; commis- VICKSBURG, President Lincoln's remarks ou fall of, 334, 335.
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;
35, 36; address of members of Congress to the people,
206, 207; on colored persons as witnesses, 442, 443; 112; resolution of Convention, 112; reconstruction
WEST CHESTI JETTERSONIAN, damage for the seizure of,
Thirty-Seventh, 122; Thirty-Eighth, 140; on Commit. vote of Legislature on ratifying the anti-slavery
Louisiana case, 580.
Congress, 122; Thirty-Eighth, 140; resolution on the WAARNCLIFFE, LORD, correspondence with Mr. Adams, 460.
WHARTON, T. J., Commissioner from Mississippi to Tennes
WHEELER, EZRA, Representative in Thirty-Eighth Congress,
nessee, 11; Provisional Secretary of War, and resigna- Rebel Governors, 430.
sated emancipation, 213; Missouri and Maryland bills,
gress, 11, 400; Senator in Second Congress, 402. WHITE, Chiltox A., Representative in Thirty-Seventh Cour
WHITE, D. V., Deputy in Rebel Provisional Congress, 400.
WHITLLEY, WILLIAM G., Representative in Thirty-Sixth Con
Tranxcript, Baltimoro, 192; confiscation orders revoked, WHITFIELD, R. H., Representative in Second Rebel Con
WHITTHORNE, W. C., Speaker of Tennessee Rebel Honse af
WICKHAM, WILLIAM S. C., Representative in Second Rebel
WICKLIFFE, CHARLES A., Member of Peace Conference, 6;
Border States interview with the President, 211; views
to enrollment bill, 261; propositions relati g to the
War, 288; to the rebellious States, 323, 324; resolutions
objects, 285-290; to its prosecution, 290-294; extract for “letting the captives free," 420.
intermediary between Colonel Ilayno and President
11, 400; appointed Brigadier General, 401; Seuator ia
First Congress, 401; Second, 402; remarks on peace, 616.
402; death, 402.
WILD, E. A., Brigadier General, orders respecting churches
gress, and resignation, 48; Secretary Seward's letter WILKINSON, MORTON S., Senator in Thirty-Seventh Congress,
ginia, note, 7; Senator in Thirty-Seventh Congress, 1:3;
in Thirty-Sixth Con- Thirty-Eighth, 140; report ou excluding colored per
ing an additional article of war, 238, and homesteads for 210, 274; General McClellan's letter respecting the
port on repealing act relating to habeas corpus, 562. WOOL, JOHN E., Major General, Member of Peace Confer-
views on compensated emancipation, 213-217; amead. WOOLFORD, FRANK, Colonel, resolution relative to imprison-
ment, and reply, 560.
49; Thirty-Seventh, 122; Thirty-Eighth, 141; on Com- gress, 11, 400; Representative in First Congress, 401;
WRIGHT, CRAFTS J., Secretary of Peace Conference, 68.
Congress, 122; resolutions on the war, 288-291.
gross, 49; on Committee of Thirty-three, 53; report of, 49; Representative in First Rebel Congress, 402; Sec-
123; superseded, 123.
members of Thirty-Sixth Congress, 49; Thirty-Seventh, Wright, William B., Representative in First Rebel Con-
WYLIE, ANDREW, Justice, opinion in the Hogan habeas cor
pus case, 562.
2, 11, 400; report in South Carolina Convention, 18, 19, YANCEY, WILLIAM L., Rebel Commissioner to England, let-
ter of, to Earl Russell, 27; reported conversation with
YEAMAN, GEORGE H., Representative in Thirty-Seventh
Congress, 123; Thirty-Eighth, 140; resolutions on the
gress, 122; Thirty-Eighth, 110; pouce proposition, 294, on the status of tho rebellious States, 327, 3:28; propo-
sition relative to guerrillas, 561.
gress, 140; New York as a free city, 42; correspondenco public safety bill in the Senate of Maryland, 9; pro-
YERGER, E. M., Commissioner from Mississippi to Florida, 11.
withdrew, 3; intermediary between Col. Ilayne and
A FEW TESTIMONIALS OF THE FIRST EDITION ARE GIVEN:
From Senator Sherman.
U. S. SENATE CHAMBER,
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,
JOHN SHERMAN. Hon. EDWARD MCPHERSON.
From Representative Cox.
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,
WASHINGTON, February 10, 1865. MY DEAR SIR: Allow me to bear my testimony to the value of your political and historical compendium. I have had occasion to test its accuracy, and find that it is not only a great labor-saving manual, but a full and truthful account of the great causes and events connected with these wonderful years of our Republic. I trust that your research and care may be abun. dantly rewarded by a discerning public. With respect,
S. S. COX. Hon. EDWARD MCPHERSON. Hon. THOMAS D. ELIOT, in the Nero Bedford (Mans.) Mercury, of May, 1865: “It is the most exhaustive digest of political facts and Congressional action which has been prepared. It is an admirably condensed history, and an onlarged edition will find a cordial welcome.”
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