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Ord, Gen., commands, at Dranesville, 625-6.

Ordinance of 1784, the, 39; 50.

Ordinance of 1787, the, passage of, and an extract from, 40; 50; allusion to, 369.

Ordinance of Nullification, the, 93.

Oregon, congressional action upon the Territory of, 190 to 198; has a Democratic majority, 300; 801.

Orr, James L., of S. C., sent to Washington, 411.

Osawatomie, Kansas, sacked and burnt by Border Ruffians, 214; battle of, 284.

Ostend Manifesto, the, extract from, 273-4-5.

Otis, Harrison Gray, 122.

“ out of the Tavern,” 353.

Owen, Robert Dale, cited by Lovejoy, 132.

Oxford, Kansas, fraudulent voting at, 249; 285.


Palmer, Rev. B. M., his Sermon, 501-2.

Palmyra, Kansas, sacked by Border Ruffians.

Palmyra, Mo., Rebels defeated at, 576.

Palo Alto, battle of, 187.

Palsley, Daniel, Lt.-Gov. of W. Virginia, 519.

Panama, the Congress at, 267-8.

Parker, Amasa J., President of the Tweddle Hall Convention, 388; his speech, 389; 396.

Parker, Mr., of S. C., remarks of, in the Secession Convention, 345.

Parkersburg, Va, occupied by Unionists, 512.

Parkville Luminary, The, Mo., destroyed, 238-9.

Parrott, Lieut. E. G., takes the Savannah, 598.

Parsons, Gen., (Rebel,) in Northern Missouri,587.

Pate, H. Clay, whipped at Black-Jack, 244.

Patterson, Com., destroys a Florida fort, 177.

Patterson, Gen. Robert, 528; crosses the Potomac, 535; moves from Bunker Hill to Charlestown, 536; Gen. Sanford's testimony, 536 to 538; Patterson falls back to Harper's Ferry and is superseded, 539; Gen. Scott's dispatch, and Patterson's reply, 539; allusion to, 540; 549-50; his politics; refuses to display the American flag, 550; allusion to, 618.

Patton, Col., (Rebel,) victor at Scarytown, 524; marches to reinforce Price at Lexington, 587.

Patriot and Union, The, on President's call, 457.

Paulding, Com. Hiram, captures Walker, 276; takes command at Norfolk Navy Yard, 475; his work of destruction there, 476.

Pawnee, U. S. Ship, arrives at Norfolk Navy Yard, 475; two of her officers made prisoners, 476.

Payne, Henry B., of Ohio, his resolves in the Charleston Convention. 310; 312; 318.

Payne, R. G., threatens Mr. Etheridge, 484.

Pearce, Gen., reenforces Gov. Jackson, 575.

Pegram, Col. John, defeated at Rich Mountain, 522-3; is captured, with 600 men, 523.

Pennington, Wm., Speaker, 305; 306; 372.

Pensacola, Fla., seizure of Federal property at, 412; Bragg in command; schooner Judah burnt, 601-2; the Rebels attack Santa Rosa Island; they evacuate the post, 602.

Pennsylvania, slave population in 1790; troops furnished during the Revolution; emancipation, 36; Legislature favors the Missouri Restriction, 77; 108; Republicans triumph in, 300; Curtin elected Governor, 326; 396; militia of, attacked at Baltimore, 463-4.

Pennsylvania Freeman, The, 114.

Pennsylvania Hall, burned by a mob, 115.

Perry, U. S. Brig, captures the Savannah, 598.

Petrel, the privateer, sunk, 599.

Pettus, got. John J.,of Miss., for Secession, 347.

Phelps, Col., in the battle of Big Bethel, 529.

Philadelphia, Pa., riots at, 126; fugitive-slave arrests at, 216; Convention at in 1856, 247; Peace Meeting at, 362 to 366; Geo. W. Curtis at, 367; speech of President Lincoln, 419-20.

Philadelphia Pennsylvanian, The, on the President's Inaugural, 428; 457.

Philanthropist, The, 112.

Philbrick, Capt., (Union,) at Ball's Bluff, 621.

Philippi, Va., 521-2.

Phillips, Wendell, 116; 117; 142.

Phillips, Wm., tarred and feathered by the Border Ruffians, 239: killed at Leavenworth, 245.

Pickens, Gov. Francis W., Of S. C., 347; 410; sends Col. Hayne to Washington, 412; confers with Col. Lamon, 442.

Pierce, Franklin, of N. H., nominated for President, 222; elected 224; inaugurated, 224; 226; 227; appoints Reeder Governor of Kansas, 236; disperses the Free-State Legislature at Topeka, 244; 246; 270; directs the Ostend meeting, 273; in the Convention of 1860, 317; 497; his letter to Jeff. Davis. 512.

Pierce, Gen. E. W., at Big Bethel, 530-31.

Pierpont, Francis H., 518; chosen Governor of Virginia, 519; appoints two Senators, 562.

Piketon, Ky., affair at, 616.

Pillow, Gen., at the battle of Belmont, 596.

Pinckney, Charles C., on the adoption of the Constitution, 43 to 45; speech of Jan. 17th, 1787, 49.

Pinckney, Henry L., of S. C., 141; 145.

Pinkney, William, of Md., on Missouri, 76.

Pittsburgh, Pa., the Convention of 1856 at, 246; excitement at, in regard to the transfer of arms to the South, 408; schedule of the order of transfer, 408; speech of President Lincoln at, 419.

Pittsfield, N. H., Geo. Storrs mobbed at, 27.

Platte Argus, The, Mo., citation from, 238.

Plummer, Rev. Wm., D. D., 128.

Plummer, Col. John B., 581; 591.

Poinsett, Joel R., 149; 176.

Polk, Gen. Bishop, bombards our troops at Belmont, 595; crosses to Belmont; drives off the Unionists, 596; occupies Columbus, Ky., 613.

Polk, James K., 69; nominated for President, 164; is elected, 167; 168; letter to John K. Kane, 169; is openly committed to Annexation, 174; 185; 186; his special message, 187; makes an offer for Cuba, 269.

Pollard, Edward A., his summing up of the initial conquests by the South, 413-14; his estimate of the troops furnished by the North and South respectively, in 1812, and the Mexican War, 500; remarks on the battle of Carnifex Ferry, 525; remarks on the battle of Bethel, 531; his estimate of Rebel forces at Bull Run, 54); on the manner in which Gen. Johnston eluded Patterson, 549-50; testifies as to the Union sentiment of Missouri, 573-4; account of the affair at Camp Cole, Mo., 575; opinion of Gen. Lyon, etc.. 582; 589; 590; 593; statement of Rebel loss at Belmont, 597; admits the hostility of Kentucky to the Rebellion; on Henry Clay's influence, 609-10; estimate of the Rebel forces in Kentucky, 615.

Pope, Gen.,in Northern Missouri, 587; dispatch to Gen. Fremont, 588; in south-western Missouri, 593.

Porter, Col. Andrew, appointed Provost-Marshal of Washington, 619.

Porter, Fitz John, testifies for Patterson, 538.

Porter, W. D., President of the S. C. Senate, 330.

Port Royal, expedition to, 604 to 606; map of the bombardment, 604; surrender of the forts, 605; Sherman's proclamation; ‘contrabands’ lock in, 60.

Potter, Bishop, prays at “Peace” meeting, 363.

Potter, Major James D., at Bull Run, 545.

pound Gap, Ky., the Rebels retreat to, 616.

Powell, Lazarus Av., of Ky., proposes a Committee of Thirteen on the Crisis, 375; 382; 562; 564

Presbyterians, the, and Slavery, 118; 631.

Preston, Mr., of S. C., on Abolitionists, 128.

Preston, Wm., 509; flees to the Confederacy, 614.

Preston, Wm. B., one of Virginia's Commissioners to President Lincoln, 452.

Price, Gov. Rodman M., to L. W. Burnett, 439.

Price, Gen. Sterling, his election to the Missouri Convention, 488; makes a compact with Harney; has an interview with Gen. Lyon, 491; allusion to, 509; is appointed Major-General, 574; resigns tho command

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