Secretary of War about McClellan to, 345; order releasing, 350; appoint.
(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, 899 ; 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 Caroiina, 57.
Sécession 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, 15.
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