civil war, in substantial accordance with the foregoing views of The New York Express and The Albany Argus.
The Pennsylvanian (Philadelphia), and The Patriot and Union (Harrisburg), with nearly every other leading Democratic journal in Pennsylvania, also treated the war now opening as provoked, if not wantonly commenced, by the Black Republicans.
So with the ablest and most widely circulated Democratic journals of Connecticut. The Chicago Times, The Detroit Free Press, and Ohio Statesman (Columbus), likewise regarded and treated the conflict as one which the Republicans had unwarrantably commenced, or, at least, incited.
Few or none of these, however, counseled acquiescence in Disunion — much less, a surrender of Washington and Maryland.
The New York Herald of the 15th put forth a leader, whereof the drift is exhibited in the following extracts:
Earnestly laboring in behalf of peace, from the beginning of these sectional troubles down to this day, and for the maintenance of
case at, 216.
Columbia, S. C., Legislature convenes at, 330; Chesnut's speech at, 331; Boyce's 332; Ruffin's. 335.
Columbus, Christopher, implicated in the Slave-Trade, 26; discovers cotton in the West Indies, 57.
Columbus, Ohio, President L vote, 328; 357; 403; Breckinridge declares him duly elected; his journey to the capital, 418; speeches at Indianapolis, Columbus, and Pittsburgh, 419; speech at Philadelphia, 419-20; his Inaugural, 422 to 426; reflections, and opinions of the Press
Polk, Gen. Bishop, bombards our troops at Belmont, 595; crosses to Belmont; drives off the Unionists, 596; occupies Columbus, Ky., 613.
Polk, James K., 69; nominated for President, 164; is elected, 167; 168; letter to John K. Kane, 169; is open, 197; a member of the cabinet, 428.
Smith, Gen. E. K., wounded at Bull Run, 545.
Smith, Gen., makes a feint to Columbus, Ky., 595.
Smith, Gerrit, 127; forms an Abolition Society at Peterborough, N. Y., 128.
Smith, Wm. N. H., supported f