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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—the first autumn. (search)
as a party loyal to the Union and ready to fight for it, and another not less devoted to the interests of slavery. Governor Magoffin, who belonged to the latter, was making strong efforts to drive Kentucky into the Confederacy of the insurgent Statre was opposed to his course; and the August elections for Congressmen having given a large majority to the Union party, Magoffin was obliged to dissemble his purposes and to make a show of adhesion to the programme of neutrality. After refusing toe Ohio, and at Dick Robinson's, in East Kentucky, soon collected a sufficiently large number of volunteers to alarm Governor Magoffin and his accomplices. Wishing to make people believe in his impartiality, he addressed a communication, about the mis army the secessionists of Kentucky organized a new legislature, which was this time subservient to the wishes of Governor Magoffin, and voted for the annexation of their State to the Southern Confederacy. Buell had massed at Elizabethtown an