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mes in italics being those of Whigs: Messrs. Allen, Ashley, Atchison, Atherton, Bagby, Benton, Breese, Buchanan, Colquitt, Dickinson, Dix, Fairfield, Hannegan, Haywood, Henderson, Huger, Johnson, Lewis, McDuffie, Merrick, Niles, Semple. Sevier, Sturgeon, Tappan, Walker, Woodbury--27. The Nays--against the proposed Annexation — were : Messrs. Archer, Barrow, Bates, Bayard, Berrien, Choate, Clayton, Crittenden, Dayton, Evans, Foster, Francis, huntington, Jarnagin, Mangum, Miller, Morehead, Pearce, Phelps, Porter, Rives, Simmons, Upham, White, Woodbridge--25. Yeas: From Free States, 13; Slave States, 14. Nays: From Free States, 12; Slave States, 13. and the proposition being returned to the House, the amendment of the Senate was concurred in by 134 Yeas to 77 Nays — a party vote: so the Annexation of Texas was decreed, in the following terms: Resolved, by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States in Congress assembled, That Congress doth consent t
regular army transmitted his resignation, to be tendered in case his State seceded, and was not cashiered therefor, as he should have been promptly and finally. All over the South, men said, This Secession is madness — it will ruin all concerned — I have resisted it to the best of my ability — but my State has seceded nevertheless, and I must go with my State. But, on the other hand, Sterling Price, Humphrey Marshall, James B. Clay, Richard Hawes, Simon B. Buckner, William Preston, Charles S. Morehead, and scores like them — in good part old Whigs, who could not help knowing better — never seemed to imagine that the refusal of their respective States to secede laid them under the smallest obligation to restrain their traitorous propensities. State Sovereignty was potent only to authorize and excuse treason to the Union--never to restrain or prevent it. XIII. The Southern leaders entered upon their great struggle with the Union under the impression — which, with the more
Ky., capturing the camp of a regiment of Kentucky Unionists, who fled at his approach. The changed attitude and determined purpose of Kentucky encouraged the Federal Government to take some decided steps in defense of its own existence. Ex-Gov. Morehead, Charles S. Morehead, formerly a Whig representative in Congress from the Lexington district, afterward American Governor of the State from 1855 to 1859, was originally a Unionist of the Henry Clay school; but, having become largely interesCharles S. Morehead, formerly a Whig representative in Congress from the Lexington district, afterward American Governor of the State from 1855 to 1859, was originally a Unionist of the Henry Clay school; but, having become largely interested in slaves and cotton-growing in Mississippi, was now and evermore a devotee of the Slave Power-hence a Disunionist. He bore an active and baleful part in the Peace Conference of February, 1861; and was thenceforth, though professing moderation, fully in the counsels of the Secessionists. a most inveterate traitor, was arrested at his residence near Louisville, and taken thence to Fort Lafayette, in New York harbor, wherein he was long confined, and whence he should not have been released.
Union; Union Legislature assembles, 609; Magoffin's letter to the President, 610; the reply, 611; Magoffin's Message, 612; loyal resolves of the Legislature; Gen. Grant occupies Paducah, 612; Gens. Polk and Zollicoffer invade the State, 613; ex-Gov. Morehead arrested; Zollicoffer captures Barboursville, 614; Breckinridge's Address, 615; Gen. Sherman succeeds Anderson, 615; the affairs at Wild-Cat and Piketon, 616; Schoepf's retreat; proceedings of the Secession Convention at Russellville, 617. Moore, Gov. A. B., of Ala., his dispatch to the S. C. Convention, 345; 347; orders the seizure of Federal property, 412. Moore, Gov. Thos. O., of La., calls a Secession Convention, 348. Moore, Col., (Rebel,) killed at Bull Run, 545. Morehead, Charles S., 509; 614. more, Hannah, her opinion of Oglethorpe, 32. Morgan, Capt. John, 597 ; 614. Morris, Gouverneur, 43 to 45. Morris, Isaac N., of 11., 375. Morrison, Capt. J. J., surrenders the cutter Cass to the Rebels, 413.