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Arbitrary Arrests, action of Govern-
ment, 339; debate in Congress, 327.

Arkansas, President's letter to General
Steele, 455; President's letter about
Convention, 456; election and adop-
tion of a Free State Constitution, 457.

Banks, takes Port Hudson, 382; proclam-
ation for an election in Louisiana, 454.
Battle of Bull Run, '61, 15.4; of Williams-
burg, 235; of Seven Pines and Fair
Oaks, 24.4; of Fredericksburg, 376; of
Gettysburg, 879; of Vicksburg, 382;
of Tullahoma, 888; of Chattanooga,
3S9; defeat at Olustee, 458.
Blair, F. P. Jr., reappointment as Major-
General. 439.
Border States, reply of the members to
President’s address, 192; Hon. Mr.
Maynard's reply, 194.
Buchanan, official action on Secession,
56; last message, 63; dissolution of
his Cabinet, 64; message on Secession,
Burnside, General, succeeds McClellan
in Army of Potomac, 2S1 : battle of
Fredericksburg, 376; arrests Vallan-
dighain, 351; second attempt on Fred-
ericksburg, 377 ; relieved from com-

mand, 377 ; defence of Knoxville, 390.

Cabinet, dissolution of Buchanan's, 64;
organization of Lincoln's, 121; resigna-
tion of Secretary Cameron, 205.
Cameron, resignation of, as Secretary of
War, 205: President's message con-
cerning, 205.
Colonization, President's views on, 184;
President's interview with colored
men on, 468; attempts to colonize New
Grenada, 472; colony to Isle à Vache,
Colfax, elected Speaker of House of Rep-
resentatives, 416.
Compromise, Crittenden's, 66; special
committee of Congress on, 68; report
of resolutions by combmittee, 68; adop-
tion of the resolutions, 70.

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-
tenant-General, 436.

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,

85; at Cleveland, SS: at Buffalo, 89; at
Kochester, 91; at Utica, 92; at Albany,
92; at Troy, 94; at Hudson. 95; at
Poughkeepsie, 95; at Peekskill, 96; 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;
at Washington, 109; at Washington.
about McClellan, 2S6; 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;
inaugurai address, 112; message, extra
session, July, 1861, 138; First Annual
Message, Dec.. iS61, 165; message rec-
ommending aid to States emancipating
slaves, 1S4; message approving bill
to abolish slavery in District of Co-
lumbia, 184; message approving confis-
cation bill, 201; message on blockade
of Southern ports, 20S ; second annual
message, 1862, 30S; 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, 128:
revoking Gen. Hunter's order, 188; of
emancipation, September, 1862,215; of
emancipation, January, 1863, 21S; for
Thanksgiving, April 10, 1862, 2S9; to
the rebels, 294; concerning the Sab-
bath, 306; suspending habeas corpus,
34S, 867; about national forces bill,
869; of victory at Gettysburg, 3S1;
for Thanksgiving, July, 1863, 3S6;
Thanksgiving for victories in East
Tennessee, 390; Thanksgiving, Oct. 3,
1863, 390; oroclamation 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-enforcements after
seven days' battles, 253; on the strength
of McClellan's army, 257 : to McClellan
after Antietam. 27.9; to McClellan about
horses, 2S3; to Fernando Wood, 305; to
committee of Albany meeting, 354; to
committee of Ohio Convention. 362; to

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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
policy, 476.
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-
ect. 489.
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
Wicksburg, 459.
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
Wallandigham, 351.
Stephens, A. H., speech against seces-
sion, 60: statement of objects of the
Confederacy, 62.
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
objects, 152.

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.

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