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Jones, Col. James A., Alleghany Summit, 527.

Jones, Lieut., evacuates Harper's Ferry, 642.

Jones, sheriff Samuel J., a Border Ruffian, 242; threatens to bombard Lawrence, 244.

Jordan, Col., (Rebel,) boasts of having received details of our plan of battle before Bull Run, 550.

Joseph, the, captured by the Savannah, 598.

Journal of the Times, The, 115.

Judah, the, destroyed at Pensacola, 601-2.

Julian, George W., of Ind., nominated for Vice-President by the Free-Soilers, 224.


Kagi, J. H., a liberator of slaves, 286; rejoins Brown at Topeka, 287; is Brown's Secretary of War, 288; killed at Harper's Ferry, 292.

Kanawha: see West Virginia.

Kane, Judge John I., letter to from Polk, 169; his decision in the case of Euphemia Williams, 216.

Kane, George P., Marshal of the Baltimore Police, 421; puts a stop to the riot at Baltimore, 464; his dispatch to Bradley T. Johnson, 465; is sent to Fort McHenry by Gen. Butler, 529.

Kansas, the Nebraska-Kansas struggle, 224 to 251; admitted as a State, 251. (See John Brown, Border Ruffians, etc.)

Kearsarge, U. S. Gunboat, blockades the Sumter at Gibraltar, 602.

Keitt, Lawrence M., of S. C., an abettor of the assault on Sumner, 299; in Secession Convention, 345.

Kelley, Col., of W. Va., in command of Camp Carlile, Ohio, 520; crosses to Wheeling, 522; is wounded at Philippi, 522; captures Romney, etc., 527.

Kelly, William, at Tweddle Hall, 388.

Kendall, Amos, to P. M. at Charleston, 129.

Kentucky, 17; slave population in 1790, 36; unanimously devoted to Jefferson, etc., 83; the Resolutions of ‘98, 83; withdrawal of delegates from the Douglas Convention, 318; Magoffin elected Governor, 303; his course toward South Carolina, 340; the State remains in the Union, 349; population in 1860, 351; Legislature of, proposes a general Convention of the States, 897-403; her Governor's answer to the President's call for troops, 460; progress of secession in; Magoffin's message, 492-3; Legislature remains loyal; Union meeting in Louisville, 493-4; the nature of the State Guard; Buckner; Legislature reassembles; speech of Rousseau, 494-5; neutrality sentiments of the Legislature; election for the “ Peace Convention,” 495; activity of the secessionists; vote of the 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 the President, 610; the reply, 611; Magoffin's Message, 612; loyal resolves of the Legislature; Gen. Grant occupies Paducah, 612; Gens. Polk and Zollicoffer invade the State, 613; ex-Gov. Morehead arrested; Zollicoffer captures Barboursville, 614; Breckinridge's Address, 615; Gen. Sherman succeeds Anderson, 615; the affairs 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. 247.

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 Congress, 564; 585; 587; 593.

Lane, Joseph, of Oregon, in the Dern. Convention of 1860, 317; nominated for Vice-President, 819; makes a speech against coercion, 402.

La Salle, voyages on the Mississippi, 54; 147.

Lauman, Col., wounded at Belmont, 697.

Laurel Hill, Va., fight at, 522-3.

Laurens, Henry, letter from Washington to, 19; 254; letter to his son, 36.

law, George, in the American Convention of 1856, 247; his letter to the President, 467-8.

lawless, Judge, his charge at St. Louis, 134.

Lawrence, Abbott, of Mass., in the Whig Convention of 1848, 192.

Lawrence. Kansas, the founding of, 236; illegal voting at, 238; beleaguered by Atchison. etc., 243-4; Brown's speech at, 284-5; the fight at, 285.

lay, Col. C. W., goes to Charleston, 442.

Leavenworth, Kansas, outrages at, 239; 335.

Leavitt, Judge, in case of Margaret Garner, 219.

Lecompton, Kansas, Convention at, 240.

Lecompton Constitution, the, submitted to a vote of the people, 249-50; finally rejected, 250.

Lee, Col. (Union,) at Ball's Bluff, 623.

Lee, Gen. Robert E., brings reenforcements against old Brown at Harper's Ferry, 293; takes command( of Rebel forces in Virginia, 518, commands in West Virginia, 525-6.

Leeman, Wm. H., killed at Harper's Ferry, 292.

Leigh, Benj. Watkins, Comm'r to S. C., 100; 110.

Lesesne, Mr., of S. C., favors “ cooperation,” 333.

Letcher, John, his politics, etc., 225: his peculiar position as Governor of Virginia, 340; hastes to join the traitors, 342; calls his Legislature together, 348; his letters to L. P. Clover, of Ill., 397; considers New England past forgiveness, 438; his answer to the President's requisition, 459; 465; proclaims the adoption of the Confederate Constitution, 516; proclamation calling out the militia, 516 to 517; his Message on the proceedings in West Virginia, etc., 519.

Lewinsville, Va., reoccupied by our army, 620.

Lex, Charles E., speech at Philadelphia, 365.

Lexington, Mo., a Border Ruffian rendezvous, 283; the siege and battle of, 586 to 589; Col. Mulligan's official report, 588-9; why not reenforced, 593-4.

Liberator, The, 116; 122.

Liberia, colonization of, 72.

liberty, Mo., Federal Arsenal seized at, 490.

Lincoln, Abraham, in the Rep. Convention of 1156, 246; his canvass of Illinois with Douglas, 301; his speeches there. 3801-2; nominated for the Presidency, 321; his position in the canvass defined, 322; review of the canvass, 323 to 326; classified table of the vote, 328; 357; 403; Breckinridge declares him duly elected; his journey to the capital, 418; speeches at Indianapolis, Columbus, and Pittsburgh, 419; speech at Philadelphia, 419-20; his Inaugural, 422 to 426; reflections, and opinions of the Press thereon, 427-8; his Cabinet, 428; his incredulity, etc., 429; reply to the Virginia Commissioners, 452; proclamation calling for 75,000 troops, 453-4; opinions of the Press, 454 to 458; replies of Southern Governors; spirit of Southern Press, 459 to 461; holds an interview with Gov. Hicks and Mayor Brown, 466; with the Young Men's Christian Committee, 466-7; letter from George Law to, 467-8; allusion to by The Richmond Examiner, 470; vote cast for him in Kentucky, 492; 494; 497-8; total vote received by him. 500; Magruder's treachery, 506; allusion to by The Norfolk Herald, 508; 510; his view of West Virginia, 519; proclaims a blockade; calls for 42,000 more troops, 528; 551; his Message at the Extra Session, 555 to 559; Gen. Fremont's letter to, 583-4; Davis writes to, with regard to the privateersmen, 599 ; Magoffin's letter, and the President's reply, 610-11; directs the formation of army corps, 619.

Livingston, Edward, 95.

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