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sloyal Western district, formidably threatened Cairo. Gen. Fremont's position and its difficultiesntucky and south-eastern Missouri, threatening Cairo, where Prentiss commanded. and 5,000 TennesseeA glance at the map will make it apparent that Cairo was the point which first demanded immediate ar Gen. Lyon could retreat, but the position at Cairo could not be abandoned; the question of holdin my arrival in St. Louis. From St. Louis to Cairo was an easy day's journey by water, and transp the menaced advance of the Rebels in force on Cairo and St. Louis; some 10,000 more held Cairo andat the Rebels would not attack Louisville, nor Cairo, nor make a demonstration, by way of Cape Girameantime, Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, in command at Cairo, had made a spirited demonstration on the litt the Secession force observing and threatening Cairo, while the Rebellion, protected by similar dem. Gen. Grant, in his official report, dated Cairo, Nov. 12th, says: Our loss was about 84 ki[8 more...]
nd honor, by the ties of common interest and common defense, by the remembrances of the past, and by the hopes of future National existence, to assist in expelling and driving out the wanton invaders of our peace and neutrality, the lawless invaders of our soil. These resolves were adopted — in the House by 68 to 26, and in the Senate by 26 to 8. Magoffin promptly vetoed them. The Legislature as promptly passed them over his veto by overwhelming majorities. Gen. Grant, commanding at Cairo, had already telegraphed to the Legislature, Sept. 5th, that Western Kentucky had been invaded by a large Rebel force, who were then holding and fortifying strong positions on the east bank of the Mississippi at Hickman and Chalk Bluffs. The Legislature referred this dispatch to a Special Committee, which telegraphed thereupon to Gov. Harris, of Tennessee, who thus responded: The Confederate troops that landed at Hickman last night did so without my knowledge or consent; and, I am confi
O., of Ky., nominated for Vice-President, 191. Butler, Major, (Rebel,) killed at Belmont, 597. C. Cabell, E. C., envoy from Jackson to Davis, 587. Cairo, Ill., threatened by the Rebels, 583. Calhoun, John C., 73; is contrasted with Gen. Jackson, 88-9; 93; resigns the Vice-Presidency, etc., 94; supports the Compromicha, plants cotton in Egypt. 58. Illinois, the Douglas-Lincoln debate in. 301; the result, 302; the State pledges assistance to the Kentucky Unionists, 495. See Cairo and Alton. imports, value of, by 8th decennial census, 23. Indiana, Republicans beaten in, 301; Republicans a majority in, 326; the State pledges assistance e State for Congressmen, 496; her Members at the extra session, 553; President's Message with regard to her neutrality, 557; Rebels in the Western portion threaten Cairo, 583; disposition of Federal troops, 587; re view of her political course, 608-9; her vote for the Union; Union Legislature assembles, 609; Magoffin's letter to th