Explanation of Abbreviations in the Index.

Int. stands for Introductory Address; D. for Diary of Events; Doc. for Documents; and P. for Poetry, Rumors, and Incidents.


A Ballad of Major Anderson, P. 5

Abbott---, speech at Union Meeting, N. Y. April 20 Doc. 117

Abe's Saturday; or, Washington Sixty Days Hence, a play, P. 96

Abou-Ben-Adhem, another version of, P. 38

A Bugle Note, by Emily, P. 50

A Contraband Refrain, P. 126

Acton, Benjamin, plants cotton in New Jersey, P. 126

Acquia Creek, Va., fight at, D. 87; official report of the action, Doc. 320

Adams, Charles Francis, D. 15

Adams, John, Int. 19

Adams, N. Y., D. 40

Adams, —, appointed commissioner from S. Carolina, D. 6

Adams, Samuel, of 1776, D. 70

Adjuster, the bark, seized, D. 17

Adrian, —, of New Jersey, his resolution sustaining Major Anderson, D. 11

A Fragment--Cabinet Council, P. 83

Aid, the steam-tug, D. 13

Aiken, William, notice of, P. 12

Alabama, commissioners of, at Raleigh, N. C, D. 3; convention of, D. 5; delegates advise secession, D. 11; convention of, met, D. 12; Gov. Hicks' letter to the commissioner of, D. 12; adopts ordinance of secession, D. 13; Jeff. Davis's requisition on, D. 21; third regiment of; D. 51; resolutions of the Protestant Episcopal church of, D. 65; troops of, at Pensacola, D. 68; troops at Harper's Ferry, D. 73; ordinance of secession of, Doc. 19; negro insurrections in, P. 12 versus South Carolina, P. 28

Albany Argus, quotations from D. 81; Burgesses Corps, D. 52; Doc. 181; Albany, N. Y., war spirit at, D. 26

Albion, N. Y., union meeting at, D. 33; D. 42

Aldrich, T. Bailey, P. 86, 141

A Lesson to Secessionists, an incident of Fort Monroe, . P. 144

Alexandria, Va., effect of Lincoln's war proclamation in, D. 25; critical position of, May 14, D. 69; secession flag at, captured, D. 77; prisoners captured at, D. 95; Southern press on the occupation of, Doc. 276

Alleghany arsenal, Pittsburg, Pa., D. 9

Alleghany co., Md., loyalty of, D. 47

Allen, W. H., col. 1st regiment, N. Y. S. V., D. 80; Doc. 282; at Great Bethel, D. 98

Allen, Ethan, his parallel, P. 95

Allen Greys, of Brandon, Vt., P. 96

All Hail to the stars and stripes, an anecdote, P. 35, 71

All Forward; written for the 2d Regt., Conn. Volunteers, P. 120

All of Them, by S. R. K., P. 184

All that we Ask is to be Let Alone, P. 30

Altona, Pa., military of, leave for Harrisburg, D. 27

A Marylander, adventures of, P. 100

America, causes of the war in, D. 78

America to the World, P. 116

American colonies, were they a people before the Revolution? Int. 11

American Flag, D. 40; unusual display of, P. 80; buried at Memphis, D. 88; P. 84

Americans, meeting of, in Paris, D. 85

American Standard, newspaper in Jersey City, threatened, D. 28

A Mother Sending Three Sons to the Army. By L F. P. 145

An Appeal for the Country, P. 31

Andrew, J. A., gov. of Mass., his despatch to the authorities of Baltimore, D. 34; notices of, D. 52, 53, 72, 106; address to the Mass. legislature, D. 70; correspondence with Mayor Brown of Baltimore, Doc. 80; letter to Gen. Butler, April 25 Doc. 256

Andrews, Lt.--Col., of Missouri, D. 102

Anderson, Robert, Major, takes possession of Fort Sumter, D. 6; to be resisted by the rebels, D. 8; denounced by Southern papers, D. 7; notices of, D. 8, 9, 14, 18, 21, 28, 38, 62; thanked by the citizens of Chicago, D. 11; his course sustained by Congress, D. 11; confers with Gov. Pickens, D. 13; at Fort Sumter, D. 23; evacuated Fort Sumter, D. 25; arrived at New York, D. 32; receives a sword from the citizens of Taunton, Mass., D. 35; receives the thanks of the government, D. 40; correspondence with Gov. Pickens in reference to the Star of the West, Doc. 19; official report of the bombardment of Fort Sumter, ,Doc. 76; at the Union meeting in New York, April 20, Doc. 105; notices of, P. 4, 5, 7, 8; New York merchant's plan for relieving him at Fort Sumter, P, 10; notice of, P. 12; at Fort Sumter, P. 20; the guest of Beauregard, P. 27; “A proposition to,” P. 129; saluted by the rebels, P. 54

Anderson, R. H., Col. C. A., D. 82

Anecdotes, of the Vt. volunteer, D. 65; of the Kentucky fifer, P. 40; of the Mass. soldier in N. Y., P. 40; of a Mass. soldier at Baltimore, P. 41; of an old volunteer in Indiana, P. 70; of military discipline, P. 130

A new Song of Sixpence, P. 23

Angelis, G. D. Doc. 306

Annapolis, Md., occupation of, D. 42; traitors hung at, P. 57; the Federal troops in, P. 60; railroad celebration in, D. 69

A Northern rally, P. 14

Another Roman Mother, P. 112

A patriotic smith, anecdote, P. 112

A Poem, by C. F., P. 45

A Poem for the Times, P. 65

A Poem which needs no dedication, by Jas. Barron Hope, P. 145

A Poem dedicated to the Knavish Speculators who, have robbed Pennsylvania, P. 115

Appleton, —. Gen., of Mass., speech of, at Union Meeting, N. Y., April 20, Doc. 116

Apportionment of troops of the Federal government, Doc. 237

April 19th, 1775-1861, P. 35

April 15, 1861, W. H. Burleigh, P. 61

Argo”, ship, captured, D. 73

Arkansas, secession of, D. 59; admitted to the Southern Confederacy, D. 72; delegates to the Southern Congress, D. 72; repudiation of P, 143; secession ordinance of Doc. 259

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