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m Virginia's hills and waters- Woe is me my stolen daughters! It was marvelous how little damage all the mobs effected. Lovejoy of Illinois was killed — a great loss-and occasionally an Abolitionist lecturer got a bloody nose or a sore shin. Professor Hudson, of Oberlin College, used to say that the injury he most feared was to his clothes. He carried with him what he called a storm suit, which he wore at evening meetings. It showed many marks of battle. Among those who suffered real physical injury was Fred. Douglass, the runaway slave. While in bondage he was often severely punished, but he encountered rougher treatment in the North than in the South. He was attacked by a mob while lecturing in the State of Indiana; was struck to the earth and rendered senseless by blows on the head and body, and for a time his life was supposed to be in danger. Although in the main he recovered, his right hand was always crippled in consequence of some of its bones having been broken
battle of, 184. Curtis, Geo. William, 88, 179. Curtis, Gen. Samuel R., and military control of Missouri, 163-164; charges against, 163. D Democratic party, division of, 11. Democrats, 4, 7; Anti-Nebraska, 9; of New York, 9. Denison, Charles M., 203, 205. Dickinson, Anna E., 205. Dissolution of Union, petition for, 2. Doughface, 4. Douglas, Stephen A., 12; dislike of, by slaveholders' factions, 12; defeated for President, 94-99; and Abolitionists, 53; hated by slave-owners, 153. Douglass, Fred., 112. Drake, Hon. Charles D., 167. Dred Scott decision, 45-46; too late for South's purpose, 47. Dresser, Amos, whipped, 119. E Emancipation proclamation, 137-138; due to Abolitionists, 2; story of, 139; moral influence of, 146; Lincoln's reasons for, 146; ineffective, 148; text of, 211-213. Ewing, Gen. Thomas, 194; repulsion of General Price, 195. F Field, David Dudley, 179. Fish, W. H., 205. Fletcher, Thomas C., 155. Fort Donelson, capture of, 184, 192. Fort Henry,