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83

A

rescues, from mob, 87; elected

to Congress, 97; friendship
Altoona, conference of governors

with Lincoln, 415,
at, 342

Baltimore, Sixth Massachusetts
American party, 156

Regiment fired on in, 264
Anderson, Major Robert, in_the Banks, Gen. Nathaniel P., Gov-

Black Hawk War, 58; in Fort ernor of Massachusetts, 262;

Sumter, 255; surrender of, 256 under Pope, 341
Andrew, John A., Governor of Barn-burners, 108, 109
Massachusetts, 261

Bateman, Newton, Lincoln's in.
Antietam, battle of, 307

terview with, 208
Anti-Lecompton, 160

Beauregard, Gen. P. G.T., in com.
Appomattox, surrender at, 445 mand at Charleston, 256; de-
Arkansas, reply to call for troops, mands surrender of Fort Sum-
261; Halleck in, 323

ter, 256; at Bull Run, 279
Arming the freedmen, 303

Bell, John, and Edward Everett
Armstrong, Jack, encounter with nominated, 191

Lincoln, 50; Lincoln defends Berry, partner of Lincoln, 65

his son on trial for murder, 127 Big Bethel, Federal defeat at, 279
Army of the Potomac, McClellan Bissell, William H., Representa-

commander of, 319, 324; pro tive in Congress from Illinois,
posed reorganization of, 334;
ordered to support Pope, 342; Black Hawk War, 56-60
Lincoln visits, 356; at Gettys Black, Jeremiah S., Attorney-
burg, 371; Sabbath-breaking, General in Buchanan's Cabinet,
379; Grant's headquarters
with, 387; Meade in command Blair, Francis P., Sr., visits Rich-
Cf, 388; corps commanders of,

mond, 404
388; battles of the Wilderness, Blair, Montgomery, house de-
388; at Appomattox, 445

stroyed by Rebels, 392; dis-
Ashmun, George, chairman of missed by Lincoln, 437

Republican Convention of 1860, Blockade of Southern ports de-
197

clared, 268
Assassination, threats against Lin Bonds, six per cent., ordered, 360

coln before inauguration, 219 Boone, Daniel, Kentucky pioneer,
Atchison, David R., in the Kán 8
sas troubles, 145.

Boonville, Lincoln attends court
Autobiography, Lincoln's, 165-
167

Booth, John Wilkes, 452
Awakening op slavery question, Breckinridge, Robert J., Lincoln
133

meets, at Boonville, 34

Breckinridge, John C., nominated
B

for President, 191

Broderick, David C., his death in
Baker, Col. Edward D., law part California, 205
ner with Lincoln, 75; Lincoln Brown, John, in Kansas, 145

2 II

at, 33

Cincinnati menaced by Rebel

raids. 351

30

Browning, O.H., lawyer in Spring-

field, Ill., 83
Buchanan, James, nominated for

President, 155; elected, 158;

at Lincoln's inauguration, 236
Buell, Gen. Don Carlos, in Ken-

tucky, 351
Bull Run, first battle of, 278;

second battle of, 343
Burns's poems, Lincoln reads,
Burnside, Gen. Ambrose E., at

Roanoke Island, 322; succeeds
McClellan, 349; at the battle
of Fredericksburg, 350; arrests
Vallandigham, 362; in Knox-

ville, 381
Butler, Gen. Benjamin F., at An-

napolis, 267; Fortress Monroe,
277; Ship Island, 323; City

Point, 391
Butterfield, Gen. Daniel, despatch

from Army of Potomac, 358

Clary's Grove boys, 50
Clay, Henry, Lincoln reads life of,

24; Lincoln's eulogy of, 32; de-
feated for President, 99; visited

by Lincoln, 100
Cobb, Howell, Secretary of Treas-

ury in Buchanan's Cabinet, 211
Cochrane, John, nominated for

Vice-President, 396
Condition of people of the United

States in 1789, I
Confederacy, Rebel, organized,

214
Confiscation of Rebel property

authorized by Congress, 359
Conscription, ordered, 359; riots

in New York, 374
Contraband," first use of the

word, 277, 278
Cooper Institute, Lincoln's speech

in, 185
Cooper's novels read by young

Lincoln, 29
Crocodile, Douglas's figure of

speech, 180
Curtin, Andrew G., Governor of

Pennsylvania, 262

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D

ap-

plea for State

Cabinet, Lincoln's, 246
Call for troops, 259; call and draft

ordered, 400
Cameron, Simon, Secretary of

War, 432; proposes to form
negro regiments, 433;
pointed Minister to Russia,

434; defended by Lincoln, 434
Camp, half-faced, 12
Cartwright, Peter, candidate for

Congress, 101
Cass, Gen. Lewis, in Black Hawk

War, 60; Lincoln's sarcasm
concerning, 106;

106; nominated
for President, 110; Secretary

of State, 212
Chancellorsville, battle of, 357
Charleston, Ill., Lincoln's speech
Charleston, S. C., Democratic

Convention in 1860, 190; har-

bor fortifications, 212
Chase, Salmon P., favored by

radical Republicans, 383; his
dissatisfaction, 435; resigns
Treasury portfolio, 435; ap-

pointed Chief-Justice, 436
Chicago Convention, 1860, 191;

Lincoln nominated by, 195;
Hamlin nominated by, 196

in, 174

Davis, David, lawyer in Spring.

field, Ill., 83
Davis, Jefferson, elected Provi-

sional President ok Confederacy,
215; his threats against the
North, 216;
sovereignty, 275, 285: repre-
sented at Niagara Falls on-
ference, and visit from F.:

Blair, Sr., 403 et seq.
Debt, public, in 1783;,2
Decatur County, fil., Lincoln

settles in, 44
Democratic Convention, of 1860,

190; of 1864, 395; Breckin-
ridge nominated by, 191; Mc-

Clellan nominated by, 395
Dennison, Governor of Ohio, 262
Dix, John A., succeeds Howell

Cobb as Secretary of Treasury,
Dixie, a national air, 235; cap-

tured, 389

2 1 2

321;,

der," 322;

Dixon, John, guide in Black | Free Soilers, organize, 109; Lin-
Hawk War, 39

coln leader of, 151
Donelson, Fort, capture of, 322 Frémont, John C., nominated for
Dorsey, Hazel, Lincoln's school President, 1856, 155;

anti-
master, 31

slavery views, 293; emancipa-
Douglas, Stephen A., a lawyer in tion proclamation, 294; popu-
Springfield, 111., 83; denounced larity, 295;

nominated for
för pro-slavery sentiments, 134; President, 1864, 396
speech in Springfield, Ill., 137;
with Lincoln in Peoria, 140;

G
opens the joint debate with
Lincoln, 163; his early history,
163; elected Senator,. 177;

Garfield, James A., defeats Rebel
nominated for the presidency,

general, H. Marshall, 322; re-
191; on the stump in 1860, 199;

port of Lincoln's capture of
at Lincoln's inauguration, 236,

Norfolk, 336
244; death of, 274

Gettysburg, battle of, 366; dedi-
Draft, ordered, 359; riots in New

cation of cemetery at, .377
York, 374

Grant, Gen. Ulysses S., his rising,

"unconditional surren-
E

capture of Forts

Henry and Donelson, 322; at
Early, Jubal A., Rebel general,

Vicksburg, 365;

Lieutenant-
threatens Washington, 391

General, 384; at the Rapidan,
Electoral vote, 1856, 159; 1860,

387; "fight it out on this line,
200; 1864, 401

388; suggested for the presi-
Elkin, Parson, border preacher,

dency, 393; Lee seeks inter-
view with, 441;

conference
8; funeral sermon at Mrs. Lin-
coln's burial, 22

with Lincoln and Sherman,
Ellsworth, Elmer, death of, 272

442; envelops Lee's army, 444
Emancipation, proclamations of

Greeley, Horace, Lincoln's letter
Frémont and Hunter, 295, 297;

to, 305; favors a foreign arbi-
Lincoln's

tration, 354; opposes Lincoln,
message concerning

393; at Niagara Conference,
same, 298; Lincoln considers

398
his proclamation, 307;, it is
issued, 308; full text of, 311-

Greene, Bolin, death of, 68
317
Ewell, Richard S., Rebel general,

H
invades Pennsylvania, 367

Hale, John P., comments on Trent
F

affair, 290, 291

Half-faced camp, 12
Farragut, Admiral David G., Halleck, Henry W., at Corinth,

operations in Gulf of Mexico, Miss., 323; called to Washing-
324; at New Orleans, 324

ton, 341; his warning to Meade,
Fessenden, William Pitt, accepts 370
the Treasury, 435

Hamlin, Hannibal, nominated
Fillmore, Millard, and Donelson Vice-President, 196
nominated, 156

Hampton Roads Conference, 405
Fisher, Fort, capture of, 441 Hanks, Dennis, 20
Floyd, John B., Secretary of War Hanks, Nancy, 5

in Buchanan's Cabinet, 211; at Hanks, Thomas, 43; helping Lin-
Fort Donelson, 322.

coln, 44; brings rails into con-
Forquer, George, Lincoln's en vention, 183
counter with, 73

Hardin, John J., elected to Con-
Fort Beargrass, 3

gress, 98

Harper's Ferry, seized by Rebels,

270, 271; again in hands of

Rebels, 345,
Harrison, William Henry, nomi-

nated for President, 86; elected

94
Hatteras, Fort, capture of, 283
Hay, Col. John, at Niagara Falls

Conference, 398
Hazel, Caleb, Lincoln's school-

master, 7, 10
Henry, Fort, capture of, 322
Herndon, William H., Lincoln's

partner, 82; report of conver-

sation with Lincoln, 131
Holt, Joseph, Secretary of War,

213
Hood, Rebel general, 390
Hooker, Joseph, criticises Burn-

side, 354; letter from Lincoln
to, 355;

at Chancellorsville,
357; succeeded by Meade, 367;

in the West, 380
Hunter, David, his emancipation

proclamation, 297, 298; in the
Valley of the Shenandoah, 391

I

to, 147; Free-State capital, 148;
Lecompton, 148; Lincoln's

visit to, 184
Kentucky, part of Virginia, 2;

reply to call for troops, 26I;
provisional Rebel government
of, 351

L
Lane, James H., in Kansas, 145
Lecompton, pro-slavery capital

of Kansas, 148
Lecompton politicians, 160
Lee, Rebel general, in Maryland,

307; seeks an interview with
Grant, 441; his surrender, 445
Lincoln, the original family, 2
Lincoln, Abraham, born, 6; boy-

hood, 13; early labors, 17; his
first letter, 21; motherless, 23;
his first books, 23; his Weems's
Life of Washington, 24;. habit
of reading aloud, 26; his step-
mother, 27-29; reads Cooper's
novels, 29; Burns's poems, 30;
love of reading, 30; a wrestler,
31; eulogy of Henry Clay, 32;
mathematical studies, 32; saves
life of a neighbor, 33; attends
court at Boonville, 33; prac-
tises speech-making, 34; exam-
ples in arithmetic, 35; builds a
Hat-boat, 36; first earnings, 37;
second voyage down the Missis.
sippi, 37; his bargain with
Gentry, 37;

adventure with
midnight marauders, 39; first
view of slavery, 39; stalwart
young pioneer, 41; love of story
telling, 41; settlement of Lin-
colns in Illinois, 44; strikes out
for himself, 44; disaster at New
Salem, 47; his invention, 47;
second visit to the land of
slavery, 48; the Voudoo seeress,
48; settles in New Salem, 49;
encounter with Jack Armstrong
50; as a peacemaker, 52; his
newspaper reading, 53; studies
grammar, 53;

his first law
books, 55; candidate for Legis-
lature, 56; in the Black Hawk
War, 57-60; defeated for Legis-
lature, 61; personal appearance
as young man, 63; buys a half
interest in a country store, 64;

Inauguration of Lincoln, 1861,

236; 1865, 410
Independence Hall, Lincoln at

flag-raising, 239
Indiana, early times in, 8; ad-

mitted to the Federal Union,
12; condition of, after War of
1812, 14

J
Jackson, “Stonewall,” in the

Shenandoah Valley, 351
Johnson, Andrew, nominated for

Vice-President, 394; succeeds
Lincoln, 455
Johnston, Albert Sidney, Rebel

general in Tennessee, 323;

killed at Shiloh, 323
Johnston, John, Lincoln's foster-

brother, 47; Lincoln's letter to,
118

K

Kansas, migration to, 135; great

excitement in, 144; John
Brown in, 145; election methods
in, 146; governors appointed

Lincoln Continued.

his studies, 65; appointed post-
master, 67; settlement of an
old account, 68; elected to
Legislature, 70; re-elected, 72;
his political platform, 72; tilt
with George Forquer, 73;, en,
counter with Col. Richard
Taylor, 74; the Lincoln-Stone
protest, 77; removes to Spring-
field, 78; friendship with Speed,
79; travels the circuit, 81;
partnership with Stuart, 82;
with S. T. Logan, 82; with W.
H. Herndon, 82; writes a lec-
ture, 84; love for Ann Rutledge
88; matrimonial engagement
with Miss Mary Todd, 90; the
Shields - Lincoln “duel,” 91;
advice to a young officer, 93;
marriage, 93; lecture on drink-
ing usages, 95; meets Martin
Van Buren, 96; visits Henry
Clay, 100; nominated to Con-
gress, 101; elected, 102; reso-
lutions on the Mexican War,
104; Alexander H. Stephens's
opinion of him, 105; Lincoln on
Cass, 106; on Polk, 107; goes
to New England, 110; bill to
abolish slavery in the District
of Columbia, 113;

candidate
for Land Commissioner, 114;
offered governorship of Oregon,
115; letter to his step-brother,
118; value of his Springfield
property, 118; the “Snow
boys'" case, 122;

case of
Nancy, the negro girl, 124; the
negro boy seized in New Or-
leans, 125; his oratorical man-
ner, 130; his despondency, 131;
elector on Whig ticket, 132;
speaks in Springfield, 137; with
Douglas in Peoria, 140; candi-
date for the U. S. Senate, 142;
letter to Speed, 148; his views
on colonization, 150; leader of
the Free-Soil party, 151; speech
in the Republican Convention,
Bloomington, 154; nominated
for Senator 162; Lincoln-
Douglas campaign arranged,
163;. his autobiography, 165;
facetious speech on his political
prospects, 169; speech at

Charleston, Ill., 174; views on
naturalized foreigners, 182; first
named for presidency, 13;
visits Kansas, 184; speech at
Cooper Union, 185; nominated
for President at Chicago, 196;
accepts nomination, 197, 198;
elected President, 200; curious
optical illusion, 201; Cabinet-
making, 203; his policy, 207;
his humor, 207; his religious
views, 208; prediction of day
of wrath, 209; departure for
Washington, 219;

threats
against his life, 219; journey to
Washington, 219-234; inaugu-
ration, 236; names his Cabinet,
246; besieged by office-seekers,
251; refuses to receive Rebel
emissaries, 252; sends a mes-
sage to Charleston, 253; first
call for troops, 259; his dark
days, 264; declares a blockade,
268; reply to Virginia dele-
gates, 269; depressed by Bull
Run defeat 282; message to
Congress, July, 1861, 284; his
demand for men and money,
286; overrules Frémont and
Hunter, 298; special message
to Congress, March, 1862, and
border-State conference, 300-
303; letter to Horace Greeley,
305; considers the issuing of
an emancipation proclamation,
307; proclamation issued, 307;
plan of military operations, 320;
farewell to Gen. Scott, 321;
reads military strategy, 326;
letter to McClellan, 328; death of
his son Willie, 330; letter of re-
monstrance to McClellan, 332;
sends Franklin's division to Mc-
Clellan, 333; causes of disagree-
ment with McClellan, 334; his
capture of Norfolk, 336;

McClellan's Harrison
Landing letter, 338; visits Mc-
Clellan, 339, 340; importuned
to reinstate McClellan, 352;
correspondence with Fernando
Wood, 352; “pegging away,”
355; letter to Hooker, 355;
visits Hooker's headquarters,
356; after the battle of Chan.
cellorsville, 358; deals with

re-

ceives

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