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forebodings of war, 191-194

cabinet dissensions, 289–291
the Seward document, 195, 196 the signing of the proclamation,
Lincoln's reply, 197, 198

291
the Sumter and Pickens expedi- its immediate effects, 293, 294
tions, 199

colored troops, 295–297
the surrender of Sumter, 200 Lincoln's treatment of deserters,
its effect, 201–204

298–300
the call for troops, 205, 206

troubles of drafting, 301-305
fears for Washington, 208

military affairs, 306–310
the attack on the Sixth Massachu- 'political cartoons, 313, 314
setts, 208

letter to General Hooker, 315, 316
Lincoln's attitude, 209–213

his interest in the army, 320-323
the troubles of office, 214-216 the rise of Grant, 324–328
the despatch of Seward to Adams, anecdotes of the period, 331-334
217-231

the Gettysburg address, 335–3.39
Lincoln's alterations, 232

obstacles to Lincoln's reëlection,
the President's message, 234, 236 343–348
meeting the emergency, 237

Lincoln as a politician, 349–358
love of fun, 238–240

the political and military situation,
the appointment of McClellan,

360–377
241–243

Sheridan's victory, 378, 379
private letter to (). H. Browning, reëlection, 380
244-246

the message of 1864, 382–385
the capture of Mason and Slidell, the thirteenth amendment, 388
247

Whitman's portrait of the Presi-
attitude of Great Britain, 248, 249 dent, 388–390
removal of Cameron from the Lincoln enters Richmond, 395
cabinet, 252

Lee's surrender, 397
appointment of Stanton, 253, 254 the last public address, 398-400
his character, 255-257

the second inaugural, 402-404
conduct of the War Department, Lincoln's dream of the end, 405,
258, 259

406
dissatisfaction with McClellan, 260, the assassination, 406, 407
261

the immediate effect, 408
his removal, 262

Grant's tribute, 409
Lincoln's summary of the situa- Whitman's poem, 409, 410
tion, 266

Lowell's ode, 410, 411
looking toward emancipation, 270

his breadth of character, 414, 415
the Louisiana dispute, 271-273

final estimate, 417
cabinet meetings, 275-276 Lincoln, Matilda, 18, 19
preparation for the Emancipation Lincoln, Mrs., 86, 92, 102, 117, 313,
Proclamation, 277–281

332, 333, 390, 413
relief from the strain, 282, 283 Lincoln, Mordecai, 4
letter to Carl Schurz, 288, 289 Lincoln, Robert T., 89

26, 42

210

Lincoln, Tad, 313, 332, 333

“ Macbeth,” 332, 398
Lincoln, Thomas, 4, 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 23, Macon County (Illinois), 23, 154

Maine, 162, 345
Lincoln, Mrs. Thomas. See Hanks, Manassas, 261
Nancy

Manchester (New Hampshire), 287
Lincoln and Herndon, 88, 103 Mansfield, 289
Linder, 84

Martinsburg, 318
Linkhorns, 2. See Lincoln

Maryland, 155, 185, 186, 207, 208,
“ Little Hickory,” 94

209, 211, 234, 245, 271, 276, 277,
Little Pigeon Creek, 6

353
Locofoco preamble, the, 202

Mason and Slidell, capture of, 247.
Logan, Stephen T., 76, 77, 87, 89, Massachusetts, 156, 192, 206, 208,

159, 160, 361
London Times, the, 412

Matheney, James H., 85.
“ Long Nine,” the, 55, 56, 77 Meade, General, 242, 318, 321, 322,
Long Run (Kentucky), 2

323, 360, 361, 395.
Louis Napoleon, 382

Medill, Joseph, 367, 368
Louisiana, 177, 270, 271, 272, 328, Menard County, 107
354, 398, 399, 400

Merrimac, the, 207
Louisville, 11, 78, 124

Merryman, E. H., 84
Lovejoy, Owen, 126

Metropolitan Hall (Chicago), 153
Lovejoy murder, 58

Mexico, 196
Lowell, J. R., 1, 175, 410, 414

Mexico, war with, 92, 93, 97, 102,
Lyon, —, 289

143, 202
Lyons, Lord, the British minister, 239 Michigan, 206

Middle States, the, 173
McCarthy, Justin, 376

Mill, John Stuart, 240, 249, 412
McClellan, George B., 147, 241, 242, Milroy,

318
243, 246, 247, 255, 259, 260, 261, Mississippi, 177
262, 263, 266, 268, 275, 276, 284, Mississippi River, 25, 31, 266, 295,
285, 288, 316, 319, 325, 328, 351, 326

356, 358, 360, 365, 376, 393 Missouri, 84, 130, 136, 157, 161, 184,
McClernand, Congressman, 243

186, 206, 234, 243, 245, 265,
McClure, Colonel, 158, 253, 260, 302, 266, 305, 306, 352

303, 304, 305, 353, 354, 355, 361, Missouri, state court of, 129
366

Missouri Compromise, the, 120, 123,
McCormick vs. Mauny, 121

125, 131.
McCormick house, the, 118

Mitchell, “split log," 17
McCulloch, Secretary, 400

Mobile Bay, 379
McDowell, General, 240, 241, 262, “Molly Maguires,” 302
263, 274

Montgomery (Alabama), 177, 178
McLean, John, 161, 162

Morgan, Governor, 158
McNamar, 46, 47, 48, 49 Morris, Achilles, 35
McNeill, 46

Morrison, Colonel W. R., 288

Ra
Ra
Ren
Rep

Morse, Mr., 263

Ohio, 148, 155, 161, 206, 239, 307,
Mosaic law, the, 392

308, 310, 344, 345, 353
Mozambique, 165

Ohio River, 6, 124
Murfreesboro, 405

“On to Richmond,” 237

Oregon, governor or secretary of,
Nasby, Petroleum V.; " Letters,"238 102
writings of, 379

Ottawa (Illinois), 143
Nashville, capture of, 325

Owens, Mary S., 53, 60, 64
National Convention, the, 155
National Executive Committee, chair. Paine, 43
man of, 370

Paine's “ Age of Reason,” 88
Navy, Secretary of the, 194, 311 Palmerston, 382
Navy Department, the, 247

Parker, Richard, 2
Neal, Thomas M., 35

Parker, Theodore, 123, 338
Nebraska, 125

Patterson, General, 240
Nebraska Bill, the, 136

Peace party, the, 286
“ Negro-lover,” 165

Peninsula, the, 274
New Bedford (Massachusetts), 192 Pennsylvania, 155, 156, 158, 159,
New England, 173, 265, 355, 368 161, 185, 208, 277, 281, 302,
New Hampshire, 155, 287

304, 305, 318, 360
New Jersey, 155, 156, 161, 180, 239, Peoria (Illinois), 34, 56
333

Peters, Zachariah, 35
New Orleans, 24, 25, 192

Petersburg, 395
New Salem (Illinois), 24, 26, 31, Philadelphia, 155, 173, 181, 182, 303

34, 35, 38, 44, 46, 48, 49, 53, Phillips, Wendell, 123, 127, 164, 173,
55

192, 347, 348
New York, 161, 201, 208, 281, 308, Pickens, Governor, appoints a cabi-
364, 365

net, 176
New York City, 148, 352, 415 Pierce, President, 162
New York Herald, 173, 365, 366 Pigeon Creek, 8
New York Times, 158

“ Pilgrim's Progress, The," II
New York Tribune, 149, 150, 165, Pinkerton, 182
274, 354

Pittsburg Landing, 325
Niagara, 98

Pocahontas, the, 199
Niagara River, the, 216

Polk, President, 92, 94, 162
Nicolay, John G., 215, 350

Pomeroy, Senator, 343, 346
Nicolay and Hay, 215, 252, 358 Pope, Benjamin, 2
Nolin Creek, 6

Pope, General, 274, 316
Norfolk, England, 2

Porter, Admiral, 393, 397
North Carolina, 184, 206, 270

Postmaster-General, the, 345
Nutt, Commodore, 314

Potomac, the, 241, 285, 318, 321, 398

Pottsville (Pennsylvania), 304
Offut, Denton, 24, 25, 26, 27, 31 Powhatan, the frigate, 199, 200
Oglesby, Governor, 153, 154

Punch, London, 412

Repul

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Revolu
Reynol
Rhode
Rice, A.

note
Richard
Richards
Richmond

266,

376, 3
Rickard, S:
River Que
Robeson, E
“ Robinson
Roby, Amy,
Roby, Kate,
Rock River
Rogers, Jamt
Romine, Johi
Rosecrans, G
Russell, Lord,
Russia, 125, 1

minister to,
Rutledge, Ani

49, 53
Rutledge, Jame
Rutledge's mill

St. Louis (Miss
San Domingo, 1
San Jacinto, the
Sancho Panza, a
Sandorus (Illinoi

212

Quincy (Illinois), 145

Sandwich Islands, 349

Sangamon County (Illinois), 32, 41,
Radford, Reuben, 35

44, 45, 48, 89
“ Kail Splitter,” the, 163

Sangamon Journal, the, 76, 79
Rappahannock, the, 317

Sangamon River, 23, 24, 31
Raymond, Henry, 158, 344, 370

Schmellfinnig, 307
Reno, 289

Schofield, General John M., 306
Republican State Committee, the, Schurz, Carl, 288, 361
148, 151, 160

Scott, General, 123, 178, 191, 192,
Republican State Convention (1858), 194, 197, 207, 208, 211, 233, 241,
134, 153

247
Revolution, fathers of the, i Sermon on the Mount, the, 392
Reynolds, Governor, 31

Seventh Regiment (New York), the,
Rhode Island, 208, 210
Rice, A. T., 299, footnote, 402, foot. Seward, William H., 123, 138, 156,
note

157, 158, 160, 161, 162, 164,
“ Richard III,” 332

182, 184, 185, 186, 190, 191,
Richardson, 289

193, 194, 197, 198, 199, 200,
Richmond (Virginia), 165, 260, 261, 201, 214, 232, 247, 259, 266,

266, 274, 284, 287, 317, 318, 289, 290, 291, 311, 329, 335,
376, 395

355, 358, 371, 379, 382, 412
Rickard, Sarah, 74

Seward's Higher Law, 157
River Queen, the, 393, 416

Seward's letters to Adams, 217-232
Robeson, Edward, 35

Seymour, Governor, 308, 350
“ Robinson Crusoe,II

Shakespeare, 39, 238, 332, 398, 417
Roby, Amy, 10

Shenandoah, the, 377
Roby, Kate, 19

Sheridan, General, 327, 331, 360,
Rock River Valley, 31

361, 377, 378, 379, 392, 395,
Rogers, James, 2

397
Romine, John, 13

Sherman, General, 326, 327, 328,
Rosecrans, General, 324, 328

329, 330, 359, 361, 368. 375,
Russell, Lord, 311

379, 393, 397, 405, 409, 416
Russia, 125, 196

Sherman, John, 328
minister to, 253

Shields, James, 83, 84, 127
Rutledge, Ann; 38, 40, 46, 47, 48, Shiloh, 325
49, 53

Ship Island, 265
Rutledge, James, 38

Short, James, 43
Rutledge's milldam, 24

Sickles, General, 353

Sixth Massachusetts, attack on, 208
St. Louis (Missouri), 25, 124

“Slave-Hound of Illinois,” 165
San Domingo, 197, 382

Slidell. See Mason
San Jacinto, the, 247

Smith, Caleb B., 159; appointed
Sancho Panza, a, 314

Secretary of Interior, 185, 186,
Sandorus (Illinois), 109

192, 194

166, 355

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Smith, General Kirby, 296, 321, 322 120, 122, 158, 159, 160, 165,
Socrates, Lincoln compared to, 119
Soldiers' Home, the, 388

“Sword of Bunker Hill,” the, 283
South Carolina, 176, 177, 252; U.S. Syburt, Peter, 2, 4

senators resign, 176
Southern Congress, the, 241

Talisman, the, 31
Spain, 196, 382

Taney, Chief Justice, 130, 131, 188,
Speed, Joshua F., 62, 63, 73, 75, 78,

211, 346
80, 82, 90, 124

Tarbell, Miss, 367
Speed, Miss Mary, 78

Taylor, Colonel Dick, 73
Spencer County (Indiana), 6 Taylor, E. D., 35
Springfield (Illinois), 20, 24, 25, 31, Taylor, General, 94, 96, 101, 162, 202

41, 54, 56, 60, 61, 62, 63, 71, 74, Taylor, Tom, 412
86, 98, 103, III, 116, 128, 130, Tennessee, 156, 206, 266, 270, 295,
131, 162, 163, 166, 173, 176, 353, 354, 383, 385
179, 182, 183, 185, 212, 256, Tennessee River, 324
313, 408, 417

Terre Haute (Indiana), 89
Springfield Journal, the, 124

Texas, 177
Stanton, Edwin M., 121, 176, 253, Thayer's popular sovereignty, 174

254, 255, 256, 257, 258, 259, Thirteenth Amendment, the, 386, 388
262, 264, 275, 277, 285, 286, Thomas, General, 327
301, 302, 303, 304, 307, 314, Thompson,

-, 33
325, 333, 347, 348, 362, 364, Thompson, Maurice, 413
365, 367, 379, 390, 393, 395, Tinker, Charles A., 258
400

Todd, David, 345
State, Secretary of, 99, 194, 289, 290, Todd, Mary, 74, 75, 76, 83, 85. See
311

Mrs. Lincoln.
State of New York, Secretary of, 363 Tom Thumb, 314
State House (Springfield), Govern- Tortugas, the Dry, 298
or's room in the, 166

Townsend, Assistant Attorney-Gen-
Stephens, Alexander H., 93, 184

eral, 303, 304
Stone, Dan, 59

Treasury Department, 345
Stevens, Thaddeus, 175

offered to Guthrie, 184
Stevens, 289

Treasury, Secretary of the, 99, 159,
Stuart, John T., 35, 44, 62, 63, 74, 311, 343

Trent, the, 247
Stuck, John, 4

Trent brothers, 42
Stuck, William, 2

Trumbull,

128
Sumner, Charles, 123, 132, 140, 346 Tyler, General, 318
Sumter expedition, the, 199, 200,
263

United States, history of the, il
Supreme Court, the, 129, 136
Swaney,

Vallandigham, 307, 308, 310
Swett, Leonard, 107, 109, 117, 119, Valley Forge, 108

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