Excitement throughout the Country, 835.-The President calls for Troops to put down the Insurrection-
Extraordinary Session of Congress called, 336.-Requisition of the Secretary of War-Replies of Disloyal
Governors, 887.-Some Newspapers on the Call for Troops, 838.-The "Conservatives "-The Conspirators
at Montgomery, 839.-Utterances of the Disloyal Press, 341.-How a “United South" was produced-
Boastings of the Loyal Press, 842.-Providence favors both Sides-Flags and Letter Envelopes attest the
Loyalty of the People, 343.-Uprising in the Slave-labor States-The Writer in New Orleans, 344.-Excite-
ment in New Orleans, 845.-"On to Fort Pickens!"-A Sunday in New Orleans, 346.-Effects of the Presi-
dent's Proclamation-Unionists silenced, 847.-Journey Northward-Experiences in Mississippi and Ten-
nessee, 848.-Treason of General Pillow, 349.-Alarming Rumors, 350.--First Glad Tidings-Conspirators in
Council, 351.-Scenes on a Journey through Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey, 852.-Attitude
of New York City, 854.-Great War Meeting at Union Square, New York, 355.-Speeches of Representative
Democrats elsewhere, 857.-Impressions of an Intelligent Englishman among the Citizens of New York.
858.-Resolutions of the Great Meeting, 860.
SIEGE OF FORT PICKENS.-DECLARATION OF WAR.-THE VIRGINIA CONSPIRATORS, AND
THE PROPOSED CAPTURE OF WASHINGTON CITY.
The Florida Forts, 361.-Affairs at Key West, 862.--The Secessionists watched--Forts Jefferson and Taylor re-
enforced, 368.-Siege of Fort Pickens-Hesitation of the Government, 364.-Orders to re-enforce Fort
Pickens, 365.-Lieutenant Worden sent to Pensacola, 366.--A Loyal Spy, 367.-Fort Pickens re-enforced,
368.-Imprisonment of Worden-Colonel Brown relieves Lieutenant Slemmer, 869.-Honors to the De-
fenders of Fort Pickens, 870.-Jefferson Davis authorizes Piracy, 871.-The President's Proclamation con-
cerning Pirates-Action of the "Confederate "Congress, 872.-The "Confederate" Navy, 878.--Treachery
of Professed Unionists, 874.-Convention of Virginia Secessionists. 375.-Virginia Commissioners in Wash-
ington, 376.-How the Virginia Ordinance of Secession was passed, 877.--The Richmond Secessionists
jubilant, 378.-Alexander H. Stephens in Richmond--The Seizure of Washington the chief Object of the
Conspirators, 879.-The Offenders wish to "Be let Alone," 881.