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, to fight against the country they loved for a Rebellion they abhorred, saw the toils closing fast around them, and realized that they must awake and resist, or they would soon be helpless under the feet of their betrayers.
Rebel officers, appointed from Richmond, were busily at work, enlisting and mustering their young men for the uses of treason, under the guise of obedience to lawful and constitutional authority.
On the 4th, a strong and spirited Union mass meeting was held at Kingwood, Preston county, near the north line of the State, at which the most determined hostility to Secession was avowed, and the separation of Western from Old Virginia demanded.
The meeting further resolved to vote, on the appointed day, for a member of Congress — not that of the Confederacy, but that of the Union.
A like meeting, impelled by a similar spirit, was held at Wheeling on the following day, whereby adherence to the Union was affirmed, separation from Eastern Virginia demanded, and a determ
ffairs at Wild-Cat and Piketon, 616; Schoepf's retreat; proceedings of the Secession Convention at Russellville, 617.
Kentucky Yeoman, The, on fugitive slaves, 217.
kidnapping, cases of, 217.
Killinger, Mr., in American Convention.
King, Rufus, remarks in Convention, 42.
King, Thomas Butler, goes to California, 201.
King, Wm. R., Minister to Paris; is instructed by Calhoun as to Annexation, 169; denounces Clay's Compromise, 205; nominated for Vice-President, 222.
Kingwood, Va., Union meeting at, 518.
Knights of the Golden circle, their influence at the South, 350; do. in Kentucky, 493.
Krum, John M., Mayor of Alton, 141.
Lafayette, letter from Washington to, 51; letter from, in prison, 51; letter to Hamilton, 51; 254.
Lamon, Col. Ward H., visits Charleston, 542.
Lander, Gen., at the battle of Philippi, 522.
Lane, Gen, Henry S., of Ind., 246; elected Governor in 1860, 326.
Lane, Gen. James H., turns back the Border Ruffians, 284; in C