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eckinridge 53,143; Douglas 25,651; Lincoln 1,364. Yet her Democratic Governor, Magoffin,
Elected in 1859. though he forcibly protested
See page 340. against the roar of the batteries encircling Fort Sumter called the nation to arms.
Gov. Magoffin, having refused, with insult, to respond to the President's call for MilitiThat State Guard, organized by Gen. Simon B. Buckner, under the auspices of Gov. Magoffin, became a mere recruiting and drilling convenience of the Rebel chiefs — ittaking of Fort Donelson.
The Legislature having reassembled,
April 28th. Magoffin read them another lecture in the interest of the Rebellion.
The Union was gonould not be induced to call a Convention, nor even to favor such neutrality as Magoffin proposed.
Yet he presumed to issue
May 20th. a Proclamation of Neutrality,roclaiming, as agreed on, much that he had scarcely ventured to propose.
Gov. Magoffin having appointed June 20th as the day for electing Representatives in Congr