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Davis, Gen. Jeff. C., in command at Jefferson City, 586; 587; is directed to intercept Price, 589.

Davis, Henry Winter, votes for Pennington, 306; resolve, in the Committee of Thirty-three, 386; is beaten by May, for Congress, 555.

Davis, Jefferson, 97; votes against Gen. Taylor, 199; opposes Clay's Compromise measures, 204; heads the ‘State Rights’ Ticket in Miss., 211; in the Dem. Convention of 1852, 222; 251; letter from Brodhead to, 278; his seven resolves in Congress, 306 to 809; in the Convention of 1860, 317; is answered by Henry Clay, 343; in favor of “Conciliation,” 873; 374; his proposition to amend the Constitution, 381; 382; consents to serve on the Committee of 13, 383; 388; elected President of the Confederacy; his speeches at Jackson, Miss., and Stevenson, Ala., 415; his Inaugural, 415-16; 427; his Cabinet, 429; his duplicity with regard to Maryland, 472; sends a Commissioner to Arkansas, 486; extracts from his Message, 497-8; his Message of July 20th, 498; 506-7; capture of his correspondence; letter from Buchanan to, 511; letters from Reynolds and Pierce, 512-13; is present at Bull Run, 543; his dispatch describing the battle, 544; forms an alliance with Gov. Jackson, 577; writes to President Lincoln respecting the captured privateersmen, 599.

Davis, John, of Mass., 189.

Davis, join G., of Ind., named for Speaker, 305.

Davis, John W., of Ind., chosen Speaker, 186.

Dawson, Wm. C., of Ga., 229.

Dayton, Jonathan, Ll. D., 44.

Dayton, William L., nominated for Vice-President, 246; in the Chicago Convention, 321.

De Bow's Review, citation from, 73.

Declaration of Independence, the, extract from the original; reasons for a certain omission, 34; its adoption, 35; its precepts defied by Judge Taney, 254.

Delaware, slave population in 1790, 30; 37; Legislature favors the Missouri Restriction, 78; withdrawal of from the Douglas Convention, 318; refuses to secede; answer to the Miss. Commissioner, 350; population in 1.860, 351; 407; Gov. Burton's action with regard to the President's call for troops, 460; 555.

De Saussure, W. F., of S. C., resolution of, 346.

De Soto, discovers the Mississippi; his death, 53.

Detroit, Mich., fugitive-slave arrests at, 216.

Detroit Free Press, The, citation from, 392; on the President's call for troops, 457.

Devens, Col., at Ball's Bluff, 621.

Dickinson, John, of Del., 45.

Dickinson, Daniel S., 191; at Charleston, 317.

Dickinson, Mr., of Miss., Corn. to Delaware, 350.

District of Columbia, 142; 1-43; petitions to abolish Slavery in, 143 to 147; Gott's resolution, 193; Clay's compromise measures regarding, 203; population in 1860, 351.

Diven, Col. Alexander S., of N. Y., 572.

Dix, John A., his repugnance to Annexation overcome, 174; Secretary of the Treasury, 412; his celebrated order, 413; appointed a Major-General, 529.

Dixon, Archibald, of Ky., his proposed amendment to the Nebraska bill, 228; concurs with Mr. Douglas, 229; 231; at the Union meeting at Louisville, 493.

Dixon, James, of Conn., on the Rebellion, 565.

Doddridge, Philip, 110.

Dodge, Augustus O., of Iowa, submits the Nebraska bill to the Senate, 227.

Donaldson, Marshal, of Kansas, 244.

Donelson, Andrew J., for Vice-President, 247.

Dorsey, Mr., of W. Va., favors new State, 519.

Dorsheimer, Major, on Zagonyi's charge, 592.

Doubleday, Capt. Abner, at Fort Sumnter, 444.

Dougherty, Col., wounded at Belmont, 597.

Dougherty, Lieut., killed at Belmont, 597.

Douglas, Stephen A., 189; 194; reports a bill to organize Oregon, 196; proposes to extend the 36° 80′ line to the Pacific, 197; 198; reports a bill to admit California, and organize Utah and New Mexico, 207; 222; bill to organize Nebraska, 226; his report accompanying it, 227-8; the Nebraska-Kansas bill. 228; responds to Senator Dixon, 230; in the Dem. Convention of 1856, 216; opposes the Lecompton Constitution, 250; canvasses Illinois with Lincoln, 301; 302; Democratic hostility to in Congress. 306; in the Convention of 1860, 317; nominated for President, 318; 322; review of the canvass, 823 to 8326; classified table of the Presidential vote, 328; favors the Union, 342; in the Committee of Thirteen, 383; 402; motion in favor of the House plan, 403; 436-7; heartily supports his whole country, 440-1; his reply to Breckinridge, 441 ; vote cast for him in Kentucky, 492 ; said to have complained that “the South were too easily satisfied,” 512.

Dow, William, shot dead in Kansas, 241.

Downs, of La., denounces Clay's measures, 205.

Dranesville, battle of, 625-6.

Drayton, Commander E., at Port Royal, 605.

Drayton, Gen. T., (Rebel,) at Port Royal, 605.

Drywood, Mo., skirmish at, 585.

Dug Spring, Mo., Rebels defeated at, 577.

Dumont, Col. Philippi, 522 ; Carrick's ford, 523.

Dunn, Wm. M., of Ind., “Peace” project of, 374.

Du Pont, Com. Samuel F., 604; bombards the Port Royal forts, 604; Rebels surrender to, 605; 627.

Duryea, Col. 11. B., 529; at Little Bethel, 531.


Earle, Thomas, biographer of Benj. Lundy. 115.

early, Col., (Rebel,) at Bull Run, 543.

East Tennessee, Declaration of Grievances by the people of, 4,3-4; Unionism in; persecution by the Rebels, 484; her expectations from our forces in Kentucky, 616; her hopes blasted by Schoepf's retreat. 617.

Eddy, Sam., of R. I., on Missouri Compromise, 80.

Edmonds, John W., 166.

Edmundson, Henry A., of Va., abettor of the assault on Sumner, 299.

Edwards, Rev. Jonathan, extract from his sermon on the Slave-Trade, etc., 50; 70; 255; 501.

Edwardsville, Ill., fugitive-slave case at, 217-18.

Elliot, John M., of Ky., in Conf. Congress, 617.

Elliot's Debates,” extract from, 81.

Ellis, Gov. John W., of N. C., calls a Convention, 348; his seizure of Federal property, 411-12; answers President's call for troops, 459 ; exerts his influence for Secession; seizes Federal property, etc., 435.

Ellsworth, Col., at Alexandria, and deal, 533.

Elmore, John A., Commissioner from Alabama to the South Carolina Convention; his speech, 344-5.

Elseffer, Mr., speech at Tweddle Hall, 394-5.

Elzey, Col. Arnold, (Rebel,) at Bull Run, 543.

Emancipator, The, 112.

Emerson, Dr., owner of Dred Scott, 251-2.

Encomium, the, wrecked, with slaves, 176.

English, William H., of Ind., proviso to tho Nebraska bill, 233; 250; a “Peace” proposition, 374.

enterprise, the, driven into Bermuda, 176.

Eppes, Mr., of Fla., at Charleston Convention, 314.

Etheridge, Emerson, is threatened with “cold steel and bullets,” if he speaks for the Union, 484; chosen Clerk of the House, 555.

Eustis, captured, with Mason and Slidell, 606.

Evans, Robt. J., letter to, from John Adams, 51.

Evarts, Jeremiah, on Slavery and Indians, 106.

Evarts, Wm. M., of N. Y., at Chicago Con., 321.

Everett, Alexander H., his instructions respecting Cuba, 268.

Everett, Edward, early pro-Slavery opinions of, 109; extract from his Message as Governor of Massachusetts, 124; his diplomacy with respect to Cuba, 270 to 273; nominated for Vice-President, 319; letter to, from Reverdy Johnson, 858.

Ewell, Gen., repulsed at Bull Run, 544.

Exports, value of, by 8th Decennial Census, 23.


Fairfax Court-House, Va., Union cavalry dash into, 533; reoccupied by our forces, 620.

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