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XI. Slavery in the War — Emancipation. Patrick Henry on Federal power over Slavery Edmund Randolph John Quincy Adams Joshua R. Giddings Mr. Lincoln Gov. Seward Gen. Butler Gen. Frement Gen. T. W. Sherman Gen. Wool Gen. Dix Gen. Halleck Gen. Cameron his report revised by President Lincoln Seward to McClellan Gen. Burnside Gen. Buell Gen. Hooker Gen. Sickles Gen. McCook Gen. Doubleday Gen. Williams Col. Anthony Gen. Hanter overruled by the President Gen. McCley put to work in the Engineer's or the Quartermaster's Department. By a subsequent order, Nov. 1, 1861. he directed that the compensation of contrabands working for the Government should be $5 to $10 per month, with soldiers' rations. Maj.-Gen. Dix, being about to take possession of the counties of Accomac and Northampton, Va., on the eastern shore of Chesapeake Bay, issued Nov. 13, 1861. a Proclamation, which says: The military forces of the United States are about to enter your
retreats heavy losses feeble pursuit by Sedgwick Lee halts at Williamsport Meade hesitates Lee gets across the Potomac Kilpatrick routs the Rebel rear-guard Meade crosses at Berlin, and moves down to the Rappahannock fight at Manassas Gap Dix's advance on Richmond Pleasanton crosses the Rapidan Lee flanks Meade, who retreats to Centerville Warren worsts A. P. Hill Lee retires across the Rappahannock Imboden surprises Charlestown Gen. D. A. Russell storms Rappahannock Station, cap, Lee moved rapidly southward, passing around our right flank and appearing in our front when our army again looked across the Rappahannock. So soon as it was known that Lee had started for the North with all the force that lie could muster, Gen. Dix, commanding at Fortress Monroe, was directed to make a demonstration on Richmond. Gen. Keyes was appointed to lead it. Starting July 1. from White House, about 5,000 men of all arms, under the more immediate command of Gen. Getty, with at le
he absence of all expenditure or preparation for war; his predecessor Howell Cobb, of Georgia. having attempted to borrow $10,000,000 in October, 1860, and obtained only $7,022,000-the bidders to whom the balance was awarded choosing to forfeit their initial deposit rather than take and pay for their bonds. Thenceforth, he had tided over till his resignation, by selling treasury notes payable a year from date at 6 to 12 per cent. discount; and when, after he had vanished from the scene, Gen. Dix, who succeeded him in Mr. Buchanan's Cabinet, attempted In Feb., 1861. to borrow a small sum on twenty-year bonds at 6 per cent., he was obliged to sell those bonds at an average discount of 9 1/2 per cent. Hence, of Mr. Chase's first loan of $8,000,000, for which bids were opened April 2. ten days before Beauregard first fired on Fort Sumter, the offerings ranged from 5 to 10 per cent. discount; and only $3,099,000 were tendered at or under 6 per cent. discount-he, in the face of a v
Port Gibson, 305; defense of and loss at Milliken's Bend, 818, 319. Dfvens, Gen. Charles, wounded, 145; 148. Dister, Lt.-Col., killed near Vicksburg, 290. Dix, Major-Gen. John A.. his proclamation on occupying parts of Virginia, 241. Dobbins, Gen., at Big creek, 554-5. Dodge, Gen., his raid in North Alabama, 285. the people of South Carolina, 240; of Gen. Burnside and Corn. Goldsborough to those of Roanoke Island, 244; of President Lincoln emancipating slaves, 253-5; of Gen. Dix, to the people of Virginia east of Chesapeake bay, 241. Proctor's creek, Ga., fight near, 634. Pryor, Brig.-Gen. Roger A., on the battle of Glendale, 563. ves contraband of war, 238; Gen. Cameron, Gen. Fremont, and President Lincoln on. 238-40; Gen. T. W. Sherman's assurance, 240; Gen. Wool's contraband order, 240; Gens. Dix and Halleck on. 241; Cameron and Lincoln on, 24:1,; Seward on, 243-4; Gen. Burnside's Roanoke Island proclamation, 244; Gens. McCook, Buell, and Doubleday on sla