rs in the State Elections which soon followed, is still fairly disputable.
By those elections, Horatio Seymour was made Governor of New York and Joel Parker of New Jersey: supplanting Governors Morgan and Olden; while Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois, also gave Opposition majorities; and Michigan, Wisconsin, and most oth in the following table:
1860--President. 1862--Gov. Or Congress.
States. Lincoln. All others. Admin. Opp.
New York 362,646 312,510 295,897 306,649
New Jersey 58,324 62,801 46,710 61,307
Pennsylvania 268,030 208,412 215,616 219,140
Ohio 231,610 210,831 178,755 184,332
Indiana 13<*>,033 133,110 118,517 128,160entatives in Congress chosen from these States were politically classified as follows:
Repub. Dem. Admin. Opp.
New York 23 10 14 17
New Jersey 2 3 1 4
Pennsylvania 18 7 12 12
Ohio 13 8 5 14
Indiana 7 4 4 7
Illinois 4 5 5 9
Michigan 4 0 5 1
Wisconsin 3 0 3 3
Iowa 2 0 6 0
nd — the repugnance of the soldiers to slave-hunting threatening to break out into open violence--Gen. Sickles, who arrived soon afterward, ordered the nine out of camp likewise; so that the fugitives, if such were there, were not there captured.
In the West, especially within the commands of Gens. Halleck and Buell, slave-hunters fared much better; as one of their number about this time admiringly reported to a Nashville journal, as follows:
He visited the camp of Gen. McCook, in Maury county, in quest of a fugitive; and that officer, instead of throwing obstacles in the way, afforded him every facility for the successful prosecution of his search.
That General treated him in the most courteous and gentlemanly manner; as also did Gen. Johnson and Capt. Blake, the brigade Provost-Marshal.
Their conduct toward him was in all respects that of high-toned gentlemen, desirous of discharging their duties promptly and honorably.
It is impossible for the army to prevent slaves from