ever enjoying facilities for obtaining arms, munitions, or any material of war, at all comparable to those at all times eagerly accorded to McClellan — had collected, organized, armed, and provided, a movable column of nearly 40,000 men, at whose head he had pushed Price--one of the very ablest of the Rebel chieftains — to the furthest corner of the State, and was on the point of hunting him thence into Arkansas or eternity, when the order which deprived him of his command was received at Springfield on the 2d of November.
Yet then and throughout the Winter, Gen. McClellan, who had been called to command at Washington on the same day that Fremont left New York for St. Louis, stood cooped up and virtually besieged in the defenses of Washington, holding barely ground enough in Virginia to encamp and maneuver his army; while the Rebels impudently obstructed the navigation of the lower Potomac, on one hand, by batteries erected at commanding points on the Virginia shore, while the Baltim
we, Gov. Louis E., to the Baltimore mob, 464.
Lowe, Gov., of Iowa, his majority, 300.
Ludlow, Dr., his church mobbed, 126.
Lundy, Benjamin, biographical sketch of, 111 to 115; allusion to, 141; 152; 353.
Lyons, Lord, demands Mason and Slidell, 608.
Lyon, Robert, of S. C., to a friend in Texas, 450.
Lyon, Gen. Nathaniel, his services at St. Louis; captures Gen. Frost's camp, 490; succeeds Gen. Harney; has an interview with Gen. Price, 491; whips Marmaduke, 574; arrives at Springfield, 576; defeats the Rebels at Dug-Springs, 577; attacks the enemy at Wilson's Creek, 578; his heroism and death, 579-80; Pollard's opinion of him, 582.
Lytle, Col., wounded at Carnifex Ferry, 525.
Madison County, Miss., men hung there, 128.
Madison, James, 42; 43; 63; 72; takes the Southern view of the Missouri question, 75; 82; 83; drafts the Virginia Resolves of 1799, 84; 110; 264-5; letter to Hamilton, 357; 497.
Madisonian, The, letter from Gilmer to, 156.