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oot him on the spot, sent an electric thrill through the loyal heart of the country. Finally, tidings reached Washington, about the end of February, that Brig.--Gen. Twiggs, commanding the department of Texas, had disgracefully betrayed his trust, and turned over his entire army, with all The following is a list of the property given up to the State of Texas by Gen. Twiggs: 1,800 mules, valued at $50 each$90,000 500 wagons, valued at 140 each70,000 950 horses, valued at 150 each142,500 500 harness, valued at 50 each25,000 Tools, wagon materials, iron, nails, horse and mule-shoes250,000 Corn (at this port)7,000 Clothing150,000 Commissary storstom-House had been taken; the Little Rock Arsenal had been seized by the Arkansas troops [though Arkansas had refused to secede]; and, on the 16th of February, Gen. Twiggs had transferred the public property in Texas to the State authorities. All of these events had been accomplished without bloodshed. Abolitionism and Fanaticis
t to others will seem such may sometimes be accepted by the unselfish and intrepid as a duty; and this practical question confronted the President on the threshold: What means have I at command wherewith to compel obedience to the laws? Now, the War Department had, for nearly eight years prior to the last few weeks, been directed successively by Jefferson Davis and John B. Floyd. The better portion of our little army had been ordered by Floyd to Texas, and there put under the command of Gen. Twiggs, by whom it had already been betrayed into the hands of his fellow-traitors. The arms of the Union had been sedulously transferred by Floyd from the Northern to the Southern arsenals. The most effective portion of the Navy had, in like manner, been dispersed over distant seas. But, so early as the 21st of March, at the close of a long and exciting Cabinet session, it appears to have been definitively settled that Fort Sumter was not to be surrendered without a struggle; and, though Col
ation, 169 to 171; Congressional, 171 to 174; Annexation consummated, 175; admitted into the Union, 185-6; 209; withdraws from the Dem. Convention, 315; Houston and Runnells, 339 ; secession of, and vote thereon, 348 population in 1860, 351; 373; Twiggs's treason, etc., 413; 514-15. Thayer, James S., in Tweddle Hall, 392-3 ; 396. Theodora, the, conveys Mason and Slidell, 606. Thomas, Adjutant Gen., accompanies Gen. Cameron on his Western tour, 590; 615. Thomas, Col., (Rebel,) killed er, 602; blockades the Nashville, 603. Tyler, Col., routed in West Virginia, 525. Tyler, Gen., at Bull Run, 539; 541-2. Tyler, John, sketch of his political life. 154 to 156; 169; 174; 185; Chairman of the Peace Conference, 397; 402. Twiggs, Gen., surrenders in Texas, 413; 442. U. Union humane Society, the, 112. Unitarians, the, and Slavery, 121. United States Telegraph, The, 143. Universalists, the, and Slavery, 121. Upton, Mr., of Va., in XXXVIIth Congress, 559.