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number of the altered muskets sent from Springfield, Massachusetts, so that in 1861 the arms in that arsenal were, perhaps, numerically second only to those of Springfield. These arms, by a conjunction of deceptive and bold measures, were removed from the arsenal in Missouri and transported to Illinois. To whom did those arms berkansas to make a junction with General Price, then threatened with an attack by a large force of the enemy under General Lyon, which was concentrated near Springfield, Missouri. The battle was fiercely contested, but finally won by our troops. In this action General Lyon was killed while gallantly endeavoring to rally his discomdy, under a flag of truce, after the close of the battle, and General Price sent it in his own wagon. But the enemy, in his flight, left the body unshrouded in Springfield. The next morning, August 11th, Lieutenant-Colonel Gustavus Elgin and Colonel R. H. Musser, two members of Brigadier-General Clark's staff, caused the body to
re in the ordinary course of an economical administration of the War Department. After it had been determined to change the old flint-lock muskets which the United States possessed to percussion, it was deemed cheaper to bring all the flintlock arms in store at Southern arsenals to the Northern arsenals and armories for alteration, rather than to send the necessary machinery and workmen to the South. Consequently, the Southern arsenals were stripped of their deposits, which were sent to Springfield, Watervliet, Pittsburg, St. Louis, and other points. After the conversion had been effected, the denuded Southern arsenals were again supplied with about the same number, perhaps slightly augmented, that had formerly been stored there. The quota deposited at the Charleston Arsenal, where I was stationed in 1860, arrived there full a year before the opening of the war. The charge was made early in the war that I was slow in procuring arms and munitions of war from Europe. We were no
ssed, 278. Nullification of tariff act of 1828, 430. Southern forts. Evacuation urged, 242-43. Sovereignty. Definition, 120-21. Remarks of Motley, 121-22, 127. Remarks of Madison, 122. Remarks of Hamilton, 122. Remarks of Wilson, 123. Definition by Vattel, 123. Relation to Tenth Amendment, 124-132. Remarks on sovereignty, 128-29. Extracts from essays by Hamilton, 137-38. Extracts from speeches by Marshall, 140. Right to secede, 144-46. Speed, James, 339. Springfield (Mo.), Battle of, 368. Squatter sovereignty, 25-26, 27, 32, 34-35, 38. Party, 44. Star of the West, 186, 230, 254. Stark, John, 99. State rights, 6-7, 36-37, 99, 102-03. Jersey plan, 91-92, 110-14. Constitution considered a compact, 115. Sovereignty of the people, 120. Tenth Amendment, 124-132, 165. Sovereignty of the states asserted, 133. Extracts from essays by Hamilton, 137-38. Extracts from speeches by Marshall, 140. Right of secession, 144-46, 154. Right of inte