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his reply to Cameron, D. 28; recognizes the independence of the Confederate States, D. 29; attempts on Harper's Ferry, D. 30; his experience with the patented of the “bullet-mould,” D. 36; censured by the citizens of Western Virginia, D. 39; releases the Northern ships, D. 43; announces the transfer of Virginia to the Southern Confederacy, D. 45, 47, 55, 121; proclamation of April 17th, Doc. 70; proclamation of April 24th, Doc. 146; proclamation of April 25th, Doc. 154; proclamation of May 3d, Doc. 184; is orders for the destruction of railroad bridges, &c., Doc. 344


Letters of Marque, D. 71, 78; Jefferson Davis' proclamation offering, Doc. 71; Charleston Mercury on, Doc. 71; confederate act relative to, Doc. 195; Davis' instructions for, Doc. 272


Let us alone, the reason why the North will not, P. 124


Leverett, Charles Edward, P. 91


Lewis Cass, revenue cutter, D. 16; the seizure of, Doc. 28


Lewis, Colonel, of Pa., D. 67


Lexington, Ky., Union in, D. 89


Liberty, Mo., arsenal at, seized, D. 36


Lincoln, Abraham, “will be forced from Washington,” D. 5; his life not “worth a week's purchase,” D. 89; arrival at Washington D. 17; declared president of the U. S., D. 17; inauguration of, D. 18; how his inaugural is received, D. 19; refuses to receive the Southern commissioners, D. 22; receives the Virginia commissioner, D. 24; issues a proclamation calling for 75,000 troops, D. 25; Its effect in the country, D. 25; Jeff. Davis' reply to theo proclamation of, D 26; denounced by Breckinridge, D. 35; consultation with Mayor Brown, D. 37; “an usurper,” D. 39; his proclamation laughed at, D. 50; supported by the “Toronto Globe,” D. 51; interview with Maryland legislative committee, D. 57; address at the flag-raising at Washington, D. 76; response of Gov. Rector to. D. 101; notices of, D. 54, 56, 58, 59, 65; an account of his journey from Harrisburg, Pa., to Washington, Doc. 32; conspiracy to assassinate, Doc. 34; inaugural of, Doc. 36; how his inaugural is received by the people, Doc. 39; speech to the Virginia commissioners, April 13, Doc. 61; proclamation of April 15th, calling for 75,000 troops, Doc. 63; opinions of the press of his proclamations, Doc. 64; proclamation of, announcing the blockade, D. 82; Doc. 78; George Wm. Brown's statement in regard to, Doc. 123; letter from George Law to, Doc. 147; proclamation blockading North Carolina and Virginia, Doc. 161; proclamation of May 8, Doc. 185; letter to the Md. authorities, Doc. 193; proclamation relative to Key West, Tortugas, and Santa Rosa!, Doc. 232; described by “Once a Week,” P. 12; will “not compromise,” P. 20; his position described by the “Charleston Mercury,” P. 21; one of his stories, P. 23; “Old Abe in a terrible fix,” P. 25; receives a five dollar note of the Union Bank of South Carolina, to help pay expenses, P. 27; he “keeps his own counsels,” P. 39; “The Beast,” P. 42; his answers to the Baltimore and Virginia committees, P. 54; rebel misrepresentations of, P. 54; “First Catch the Rabbit,” P. 55; absurd stories about, P. 57; all ready “to run,” P. 70; his way to enlist soldiers, P. 81; of Quaker proclivities, P. 83; a rebel fragment concerning his cabinet, P. 83; see “Abe's Saturday.” P. 96; compared with Jeff. Davis, P. 128; his “foreign relations” in the confederate army, P. 42, 131


Lindsay, John, the first citizen of “Independent” Virginia, P, 99


Littell, J. S., letter of Gov. R. K. Call, of Florida. to, Doc. 416


Little Bethel, Va., battle of, D. 98


Little Rhody, P. 87


Little Rock, Ark., arsenal at, D. 17


Liverpool, Eng., rebel flag in, P. 114


Liverpool Times, article on United States, D. 38; on affairs in America, Doc. 132


London News, protest of. against The recognition of a Southern confederacy, D. 19; Doc. 41; article in the., defining the positions of the United States and the Southern Confederacy, D. 66; article from, on the war tn America, D. 85; Doc. 311


London Times, article on the disunion movement, D. 16; Doc. 25; Russell, the correspondent of, D. 87


Loomis, A. W., D. 25


Lord, Daniel, Doc. 135


Loring, A.. Major, D. 94


Louisiana, Flag and seal of, P. 12; troops of, take possession of the United States marine hospital, below New Orleans, D. 13; secession of, D. 16; vote of the State on secession, D. 20; ordinance of secession, Doc. 26


Louisville, Ky., Union meeting, D. 32


Louisville Journal, quotations from the, P. 23


London and Hampshire Railroad, Va., train attacked on, D. 105


Lovering, W. C., Captain, D. 35


Lovejoy, Owen, anecdote of, P. 20


Low, John H., D. 28


Lowe. T. S. C., reconnoitring by, D. 108


Lowell, Mass., patriotism of, D. 30


Loyal Delaware, P. 122


Lucy Larcom, poem by, P. 32


Lumpkiner, how he would fight a Yankee, P. 94


Lunt, George, P. 63


Lushington, Franklin, P. 13


Luther's Hymn, P. 85


Lynch, —, Bishop of South Carolina, celebrates the fall of Sumter, D. 25


Lyon, Caleb, speech at the Union meeting, New York, April 20, Doc. 94


Lyon, Nathaniel, Gen, answer to the St. Louis police commissioners, D. 59; captures Camp Jackson, near St. Louis, Mo., D. 66; takes possession of Potosi, Mo., D. 71; seizes the steamer J. C. Swan, D. 76; his parallel, P. 95; takes possession of Jefferson City, D. 104; pursues Gov. Jackson, D. 104; at the battle of Booneville, D. 107; proclamation of June 17 to the people of Missouri, Doc. 404; proclamation to the people of Missouri, June 18, Doc. 412; notices of, D. 106, 107, 363


Lyons. George, Colonel, Eighth Regiment. N. Y. S. M., Doc. 143


Lyons. Lord, to settle the national dispute, D. 39, 101; instructions in reference to British subjects, D. 103; offered as a mediator, Doc. 133


Magoffin, Beriah, Gov., of Ky., his reply to Sec. Cameron, D. 27; proclamation of, April 24, D. 42; notice. of, D. 74; supposed correspondence with Jeff. Davis, P. 125; proclamation of, April 24, Doc. 144; epigram on, P. 149; proclamation of, May 20, Doc. 264


Magrath, —, Lieutenant, D. 17


Magruder, —, Captain, U. S. A., D. 102; Colonel, rebel, D. 105


Maine, the shipowners of, D. 60; First Regiment of Volunteers, D. 87; list of officers of the, Doc. 320; Second Regiment of, D. 86; Second Regt. of Vols., D. 71; Doc. 256; Third Regiment of, D. 96; list of officers of, arrival at New York, &c. Doc. 344


Mallins, S. Vale, Corporal, D. 10


Mallory, —, Colonel, his slaves not returned, D. 80


Manhattan, the bark, compelled to lower the secession flag, D. 28


Manley, Ann, the heroine, P. 38


Mann, Dudley, interview with George Peabody in London, D. 76


William B., Col., Penn., Doc. 311


Manierre, B. F., D. 94 ---, Judge, of Chicago, D. 35


Manning, —, appointed to Beauregard's staff, D. 22


Mansfield, —, General, D. 78, 102


Marion Artillery, of Charleston, S. C., D. 51


Marmaduke, J. B., Colonel, D. 107; Doc. 410


Marr, John Q., killed at Fairfax Court House, Va., D. 89; Doc. 322


Marseillaise, The, D. 72


Marsh, Luther R., Doc. 135


Marshall, Charles H., Doc. 93


Marshall, Thomas M., D. 25


Martha J. Ward, ship, seized, D. 17


Martial law, definition of, P. 26


Martinsburg, Va., Union meeting, D. 68


Marriage in the poor-house of Toledo, Ohio, P. 39


Mary Clinton, ship, captured, D. 87


Maryland, disunionism in, D. 7, 8; Governor Hicks' address to, D. 11; added to the military department of Washington, D. 33; citizens of, visit President Lincoln, D. 38; Legislature o f, meet, D. 45; secession in, defeated, D. 50; Legislative committee of, D. 57; the Legislative committee of, to President Lincoln, D. 57, 58; asks a cessation of tile war, D. 66; report of the commissioners of the Legislature of, relative to their visit to Montgomery, Ala., D. 100; a “unit for the South,” P. 59; report of the commissioners of, appointed to confer with President Lincoln, Doc. 190; President Lincoln's letter to the convention of, Doc. 193; the Legislature of, sympathizes with the South, Doc. 233


Maryland, a ballad, by “R.,” P. 93


Maryland Guard at Richmond, D. 96


Mason, Caroline A., P. 87


Mason, J. M., extraordinary letter of, on suffrage, D. 71; speech at Rich mond, Va., to the soldiers of Md., D. 96; Doc. 346; on the election i n Virginia, Doc. 254; reply to R. C. Winthrop, P. 21


Massachusetts, Legislature of, tenders aid to the Federal Government, D. 15;

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