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Confederacy—organization of the Rebek
Government, 59; objects of the Con-
federacy stated by Mr. Stephens, 62.
Confiscation Bill, 153; debate in Con-
gress on, 196; its provisions, 199;
supplementary resolution, 200; mes-
Sage approving, 201.
Congress, appoints committee on Com-
promise, 63; adoption of Compromise
resolution, 70; action on amendment
of Constitution, 70; action on Critten-
den resolution and Peace Conference,
76; meeting in extra Session, July 4,
1S61, 13S ; adoption of resolution on
the objects of the War, 152; bills on
confiscation—employment of slaves,
153; meeting in December, 1861, 162;
effect of Bull Run defeat on legislative
action of 181; abolishes slavery in
Territories, 183; abolishes slavery in
District Columbia, 183; approves com-
pensated emancipation, 1 S6; debate on
Confiscation Bill, 196; the Currency
Bill, 195; meeting, December, 1862,
30S; debate on arbitrary arrests, 327;
admission of members from Louisiana,
336; meeting, December, 1863, 416;
debates of 1863, 434; action on slavery,
435 ; passage of Conscription Bill, 331.
Constitution, amendment forbidding in-
terference with slavery, 70; amend-
ment abolishing slavery, 435.
Crittenden Coimpromise, 66; resolution
declaring the objects of the War, 152.
Curtis, General, appointed to command
in Missouri, 898; his removal, 899.
Democratic Party, its position at time of
election, 1860, 54; success in State elec-
tions of 1862, defeat in 1863, 414.
England, instructions to our Minister at
outbreak of the Rebellion, 133; protest
against her recognition of the Rebels
as belligerents, 135; the Trent affair,
162; stoppage of rebel rams, 441.
Emancipation, President's reply to Chi-
cago Committee on, 212; Proclamation
of September, 1862, 215; Proclamation
of January, 1863, 21s; in Missouri,
Election of President, 53: State elec-
tions of 1862, State elections of 1863,
Fremont, appointed to Department of
the West, order of emancipation, 393;
President's revocation of order, 161 ;
reimoval from command of Western
Department, 394; agreement with
Price. 394: popular demonstrations in
favor of 396; asks to be relieved, 263.
Frange, offer of mediation, 297 : reply of
* Mr. Seward, 29S; our relations with,
Florida, expedition of General Gillmore,
457; defeat at Olustee, 408.
Greeley, President Lincoln's letter to,
Gettysburg, battle of 379; President's
proclamation of victory, 3S1; dedica-
tion of Cemetery, 3S1.
Grant, General, siege and capture of
Vicksburg, 3S2; appointment as Lieu-
Hunter, General, his order abolishing
slavery in South Carolina, 18S; 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 Antietam,
280; letter about fugitive slaves, 292.
Habeas Corpus, first instance of suspen-
sion, 341; action of the Government,
339; proclamation suspending, 34S;
proclaimation on subject, 367.
Hooker, General, succeeds General Burn-
side in Army of Potomac, 377; is re-
lieved from command, 379.
Invasion—proposed rebel invasion of the
North, 129; invasion of Pennsylvania
by General Lee, 378.
Kilpatrick—raid to Richmond, 459.
Knoxville, siege of raised, 890.
\ Lincoln, Abraham, life and career, 13;
nomination at Chicago, 45; election to
the Presidency, 53; speech at Spring-
field, 78; at Tolono, 79; at Indiana-
polis. 79; before Legislature of Indi-
ana, 80; at Cincinnati, 81; at Columbus,
83; at Steubenville. 84; at Pittsburg, 84;
before Common Council of Pittsburg,
Missouri, 403; on church quarrels in
Missouri, 409; to Union convention in
Illinois, 411; on payment of bounties,
43S ; to House of Representatives on
Coen. Blair, 439; on aiding people of
East Tennessee, 440; to editor of N. A.
Review, 449; to Gov. Shepley on elect-
ing members of Congress in La., 452:
to Gen. Steele, of Arkansas. 455; about
Arkansas Convention, 456; to Gen.
Gillmore about Florida, 457; to work-
ingmen of Manchester, 461 ; to work-
ingmen of London, 462; to working-
men of N. Y., 463; to Christian Com-
Inission, 465; to Mr. Hodge, of Ken-
tucky, 4S1; to Gov. Magoffin, of Ky.
(App.), 492; to Gen. McClellan on the
formation of army corps (App.), 494:
interview with authoritics of Md., 127;
address to members of Congress from
Border States, 190; reply to Commis-
sioners of Virginia, 131; remarks on ar-
rest of Md. Legislature, 344; draft of a
bill to aid emancipation, 194; reply to
Chicago committee on emancipation of
slaves, 212; interview with radicals of
Missouri, 400; reappointment of Gen.
Blair, 439; declines to recognize Ern-
__-" pire of Mexico, 447; theory of recon-
struction, 449; reply to application of
Louisiana planters, 454; interview with
colored men at Washington, 46S; mem-
oranda concerning an ... of the
armies in 1861, (App.) 491; order for
advance of U. S. armies, 223: for ad-
vance of Army of Potomac, 224; to
leave Washington properly defended,
226; authorized to issue letters of
marque, 337 ; general estimate of his
Louisiana, admission of members of Con-
gress, 336; movements for reorganiza-
tion, 452; President's letter to Gov.
Shepley, 452; application for authority
to call a Convention, 453; application
of planters to the President, 453; Pres-
ident's reply, 454; Gen. Banks's pro-
clamation ordering an election, 454;
election of Gov. Hahn, 455.
Magruder, the rebel general's report of
rebel strength at Yorktown, 233.
Maryland, passage of troops through Bal-
timore, 125; President's correspond-
ence with Gov. Hicks, 125; President's
interview with authorities, 127; arrest
of members of the Legislature, 344.
Maynard, Hon. Horace, reply to Presi-
dent's address on emancipation, 194.
| Meade, Gen., succeeds Hooker,379; fights
at Gettysburo, 3S0.
Mexico, the new empire, 444; Mr. Sew-
ard's letter on, 445; President declines
to recognize, 447 : resolution of IIouse
of Representatives, 44S.
| McClellan, appointed commander-in-
chief, 222; resort of rebel strength at
Yorktown. 2:30; movement to the
Chickahominy, 236; reports of Wil-
liamsburg, 235; wants McDowell to
vice to the President, 256; ordered to
withdraw from the Peninsula, 259; or-
dered to superintend forwarding of re-
enforcements to Pope, 263; his failure
to aid Pope, 264; suggests that Pope
be left to “get out of his scrape,” 271-
stops Franklin's advance, 272; failure
to pursue Lee after Antietam, 279.
ordered to advance, 280; letter to Pres-
ident about Gen. Scott, 4SS; advises a
draft in 1861, 490.
Missouri, condition of the State at out-
break of the rebellion. 392; emancipa-
tion in, 397 ; appointment of Gen. Cur-
tis, 39S: President's dispatch about,
39S: Gen. Schofield's appointment, 399;
President's instructions to, 407 ; his
removal, 408; President's interview
with radicals of 401; abolition of slave-
ry in, 401; mass convention, 402; Pres-
ident's letter to Mo. committee, 403;
President's letter on church contests,
404; President's letter to Gen. Hunter,
National Militia—passage of the con-
scription bill, 331; its provisions, 368;
President's proclamation concerning,
869; draft and riots in N. Y., 371; Gov.
Seymour's correspondence with the
President, 372; President's dispatches
to Chicago, 375.
Ohio–nomination of Wallandigham for
Governor, 362; his defeat, 414.
Peace Conference, its action, 71; action
of Congress on it, 76.
Presidential Election, popular and elec-
toral vote, 55.
Reconstruction, President's movements
towards and message on, 416; letter
to N. A. Review, 449; proclamation
for,451; movements towards, in Louisi-
ana, 452; movements in Arkansas, 457.
Riots in N. Y., 371.
Scott, retirement of General, 156; letter to
join him by water, 23S : letter of ad-"
Secretary of War about McClellan
App.), 487; second letter on same sub-
Schofield, appointment to Western De-
partment, 399; President's instructions
to. 407; removal from command, 408.
Secession conspiracy at Washington, 5s;
Mr. Stephens's speech against it, 60.
Secession of South Carolina, 57.
Secession of Virginia, 132.
Seward, instructions to our minister in
England, 133; reply to French offer of
mediation, 298; diplomacy of 1863,441;
letter to Mr. Adams on danger of war
with England, 442; letter on the Mex-
ican question, 445.
Seymour, Gov. of N. Y., correspondence
with President on the draft. 372.
Sherman, General, expedition from
Slavery and Slaves—relations of slavery
to the rebellion, 151; employment of
slaves, bill in regard to, 153: President's
views regarding fugitive slaves, 158;
abolition in Territories, 183; abolition
in District of Columbia, 183: resolution
approving President's policy of aiding
emancipation in States, 186; adoption
in both Houses, 187; negroes author-
ized to be employed in army, 204; ac-
tion of military commanders concern-
ing, 291; Halleck's letter about slaves,
States, relation of rebel States to the
general government, 329.
State Prisoners, executive order relative
to, 345; order releasing, 850; appoint-
ment of a commission on, 347; case of
Stephens, A. H., speech against seces-
sion, 60: statement of objects of the
Sumter, bombardment of Fort, 122.
Taussig, James, his account of an inter-
view with the President, 401.
Wallandigham, his arrest, trial, and sen-
tence, 351; President's letter to Alba-
ny meeting concerning, 354; Presi-
dent's letter to Ohio meeting concern-
ing, 362 : nominated for Governor of
Ohio, 362; is defeated, 414.
Wicksburg—siege and surrender, 382.
Virginia, secession of 132: Lincoln's
reply to commissioners, 131; admis-
sion of Western Virginia, 834.
War—Crittenden resolution declaring its
War Department—order for protection
of Washington, 228: order for seizure
of rebel property, 294.
Yorktown–McClellan's report of rebel
strength, 230; Magruder's report, 233;
evacuation of 284.