rman of the delegation from Alabama arose read his protest against the platform and announced the withdrawal of the delegation.
As it retired there was applause from the delegates who were soon to withdraw.
The Mississippi, Florida, Louisiana, Arkansas, Texas and South Carolina delegations read protests and withdrew in succession from the convention.
Then scattering delegates from other Southern States withdrew, sometimes leaving only one or two delegates in their seats.
The scene was a sates of the pre-arranged programs.
State conventions were called, and elections ordered for delegates.
Alabama passed the ordinance of secession January 11th, 1861—just a few days after South Carolina had led off. Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Arkansas and Texas pretty soon followed.
They agreed to form a provisional government with Montgomery as the capital.
The forts and arms were seized in these seceded States wherever they were able to get possession of them.
They apprehended no resista
Alabama Infantry, 44th Regiment, 165.
Alden, Col., 169th N. Y. Regiment, 289.
Anderson's Battery, 273.
Anderson, Major D. W., 251.
Anderson, Dr. L. B., 326.
Angle, The Bloody, 228.
Appeal-Advance, The Memphis, Tenn., cited, 183.
Appomattox Courthouse, The Retreat to, 77; number surrendered at, and arms, 88; last incidents of, 353.
Arabian horse for President Davis, 264.
Archer, Lieut., Wm. S., 242.
Arkansas, The Confederate Iron-clad, exploits of, 192.
Armies, Confederate and Federal, comparative strength of, 59-87, 374.
Army of Northern Va., Last Days of, 57; its prowess, 58; final strength of, the Second Corps of, 84.
Ashby, Gen. Turner W., how killed, 224.
Association of Army of Northern Va., Virginia Division; Reunion of, 57; officers of, 103; Louisiana Division of, 160.
Augusta Battery, 262.
Avery, Hon. A. C., 110, 340.
Badeau's History of Grant, cited, 61.
Badger, Richard, 110.
Baker, Hon. Richard H., 336.
Baker, Sallie, 37