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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Kansas, (search)
fugitive slave-law. That all Territories north of 37° shall come in as free States, all south as slave States. To guarantee free navigation of the Mississippi forever to all States. To give the South protection in the United States Senate from unconstitutional or oppressive legislation upon slavery ......Dec. 9, 1860 Col. W. S. Featherstone as commissioner from Mississippi visits Frankfort to urge Kentucky to co-operate in efficient measures for the common defence and safety ......Dec. 25, 1860 Joseph Holt, of Kentucky, Secretary of War......Dec. 31, 1860 Montgomery Blair, of Frankfort, Postmaster-General......March 7, 1861 Governor Magoffin answers a War Department call for troops: I say emphatically, Kentucky will furnish no troops for the wicked purpose of subduing her sister Southern States ......April 15, 1861 Union meeting at Louisville declared that Kentucky would not take sides, but maintain a neutral position and remain loyal until the government became th
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Louisiana, (search)
Knownothing party occupy Lafayette Square......June 4-5, 1858 Legislature in extra session provides for a State convention and votes $500,000 to organize military companies; Wirt Adams, commissioner from Mississippi, asks the legislature to join in secession......December, 1860 Immense popular meeting in New Orleans on announcement of the secession of South Carolina......Dec. 21, 1860 Mass-meeting held at New Orleans to ratify Southern rights nominations for the convention......Dec. 25, 1860 Seizure by Confederates of forts St. Philip, Jackson, and Livingston, arsenal at Baton Rouge, and United States revenuecutter Lewis Cass .....Jan. 10-13, 1861 Ordinance of secession adopted in convention, yeas 113, nays 17......Jan. 26, 1861 Mint and custom-house in New Orleans seized by Confederates......Jan. 31, 1861 Convention to join Southern Confederacy; State flag adopted, a red ground, crossed by bars of blue and white and bearing a single star of pale yellow......Feb