Wade, B. F., of Ohio, 231; 232; speech, 375-6.

Walker, Mr., of Wisc., 172; 195.

Walker, Robert J., Governor of Kansas, 249.

Walker, L. P., of Ala., 312; 313; withdraws at Charleston, 314; speech after fall of Sumter, 458; 632.

Walker, William, his invasion of Nicaragua, and his death, 276-7.

Wallace, Col. Lewis, 535.

Walworth, R. H., at Tweddle Hall, 393-4.

Washburne, Mr., of Ill., 305; 560.

Washington, George, letter to Laurens, 19; 42; 43; letters to Lafayette, 51; 81; 82; 83; his fair dealing with the Indians, 102; 254; his Foreign Policy, 264; citation from his Farewell Address, 266; allusion to, 515.

Washington, Col. John A., captured by Brown's men, 290; 293: killed at Cheat Mountain, 526.

Washington City, 407 ; frauds of Floyd and Baily at, 410-11; arrival of Col. Hayne at, 412; inauguration of President Lincoln at, 421-2; the dark days at, 470.

Washington Star, The, citation from, 329.

Waul, T. N., beaten for Congress, 339.

Wayne, Judge, of Ga., on Dred Scott, 259.

Webster, Daniel, 78; his reply to Hayne, 86-7; 101; speech at Niblo's Garden, 152 to 154; 155; 192; 202; speech at Abingdon, 199; 205-6; 207; on the Fugitive Slave Law. 220-21; 223; 260-271: letter from Channing to, 353; 370; speech at Buffalo, 404; 511.

Weed, Thurlow, editorial by, 360-61.

Weightman, Col., killed at Wilson's Creek, 582.

Weston, Mo., a man tarred and feathered at, 239.

Weston Reporter, The, (Mo.,) citation from, 238.

Westport, Mo., Border Ruffian resolves at, 239.

Wentz, Lieut.-Col., killed at Belmont, 597.

Wesley, John, 32; 70; 255; 501.

West Virginia, 479; 480; population in 1860, 480; refuses to secede, etc., 518; Pierpont chosen Governor of, 519; Letcher's Message, 519; Federal troops enter the State; Porterfield's Address, 521; battle of Philippi, 521-2; of Rich Mountain. 522-3; Cheat Mountain, 523 ; Carnifex Ferry, 525; Guyandotte destroyed, 526; boundary between West and Old Virginia, 527.

Wheeling, Va, meeting and Convention at, 518.

Wheeling Intelligencer, The, citation from, 522.

Whitney, Eli, 53; early life, etc., 58-9; goes to Georgia, 60; invents the Cotton-Gin, 61; letter to Fulton, 65; his death. 66.

White, J. W., letter from T. A. Andrews to, 367.

White, Lieut.-Col., at Carnifex Ferry, 525.

White, Major frank J., 591-2.

Whitfield, John W., 237; 240; 241; sacks and burns Osawatomie, 245.

Whittier, John G., poem by, 630.

Wigfall, Lewis T., of Texas, 373; 448.

Wilcox, Col., wounded at Bull Run, 545.

Wild Cat, Ky., Rebels defeated at, 615-16.

Wilkes, Capt., seizes Mason and Slidell, 606-7.

Wilkesbarre, Pa., fugitive-slave case at, 216.

Williams, Euphemia, the case of, 216.

Williams, Col. John S., at Piketon, Ky., 616.

Wilmot, David, of Pa., 189; 319.

Wilson, Senator, of Mass., 309; 571-2.

Wilson's Zouaves, at Santa Rosa Island, 602.

Wilson's Creek, battle of, 578 to 582.

Winthrop, Major Theo., killed at Bethel, 531.

Winchester Virginian, The, J. M. Mason to, 478-9.

Wise, Henry A., his prescription for Abolitionists, 128; 144; 146; his speech in the House, 1842, 158; opinion of John Brown, 293; 294; 329; commands the Rebels in West Virginia, 522; 524; outranked by Floyd, etc., 525.

Wisconsin, 215; 300; 301.

Wistar, Lieut.-Col., at Ball's Bluff, 623.

Witherspoon, Rev. T. S., 128.

Wool, Gen., succeeds Gen. Butler, 531.

Wood, Col. A. M., wounded at Bull Run, 545.

Woodward, Judge Geo. W., speech at the Philadelphia “Peace” meeting, 363 to 365; 406; 438.

Worcester, Mass., mob violence at, 126.

Wrentham, Mass., Abolition petition from, 144.

Wright. Col. J. V., killed at Belmont, 597-8.

Wright, Silas, 91; nominated for Vice-President 164; nominated for Governor of New York, 166.

Wyandot, Kansas, Convention at, 250.


Yancey, Wm. L., his non-interference resolve in the Convention of 1848, 192; allusion to, 259; withdraws from the Charleston Convention, 314.

Yates, Edward, on Slavery, 70.

young men's Christian Association, their interview with the President, 466-7; allusion, 472.


Zagonyi, Major, his speech to his soldiers, 591-2; his gallant charge into Springfield, 592.

Zeigler, Col., orders the houses of Secessionists at Guyandotte to be burnt. 526.

Zollicoffer, Gen., occupies Cumberland Gap; his dispatch to Magoffin, 613; captures Barboursville, Ky.; his depredations on the Kentuckians, 614; attacks, and is driven from, Wild-Cat, 615.

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