Abraham Lincoln eBook

George Haven Putnam
This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 516 pages of information about Abraham Lincoln.

Alabama, the:  224, 251, 264.

Alabama State:  175, 199, 212, 361, 388.

Alamo, the:  91.

Alexander II. of Russia:  256.

Alleghany (or Appalachian) Mountains:  26, 225, 244; distinct character of people in them, 56, 198.

Alley:  429.

Alton:  76.

Amendment of Constitution:  how carried, 24; suggested amendment to conciliate South, 192; Thirteenth Amendment prohibiting slavery, 335-7, 431, 433; Fifteenth Amendment requiring negro suffrage, 334-5.

America, United States of, and American:  Diverse character of Colonies, resemblances to and differences from England, 16-20; first attempt at Union, 20; independence and making of Constitution, 21-3; features of Constitution, 23-5; expansion, 26-8; Union Government brought into effect, 28-30, 41; rise of national tradition, 30-5; compromise on main cause of disunion, slavery, 35-40; parties and tendencies in the first half of nineteenth century, 40-52; triumph of Union sentiment, 45-6; growth of separate interest and sentiment in South, 43-5, 52-9; intellectual development and foundations of American patriotism, 59-61; further compromise on slavery, 96-101; political cleavage of North and South becomes definite, 109-12; “a house divided against itself,” 143-7; for further developments, see North and South; see also Lincoln; Lincoln’s position as to enforcement of union, 143-4; common heritage of America from Civil War, 455.

American Party, or Know-Nothings:  112, 117-8.

American Policy (so-called):  42-8.

Anderson, Major:  189-90, 208, 212-3, 449.

Appalachians. See Alleghany Mountains.

Appomattox River and Court House:  447.

Arbitration:  263-4.

Argyll, Duke of:  176, 260.

Arizona:  96.

Arkansas River:  28, 351.

Arkansas State:  199, 229, 244, 351.

Armstrong, Jack and Hannah:  64, 108.

Army:  comparison of Northern and Southern men, 216; and their officers, 216-7, 220, 223-4, 350; system of recruiting, 221-3, 363-74; discipline, 220, 248, 282, 420-1; size of regular army, 228. See also Conscription, Voluntary Service and Militia.

Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union:  20, 175.

Atlanta:  226-7, 394-5, 396, 424.

Augusta:  435.

Baker:  90.

Baltimore:  205, 239-42, 453; Conventions there, 159-60, 410-1.

Banks, N. P., General:  296, 354-5, 389.

Bates, Attorney-General:  166, 201-2, 264, 320, 405.

Battles (sieges, campaigns, etc., separately entered):  Antietam, 306-7, 313, 324-5, 450; Bentonville, 437; Bull Run, first battle, 245-9; Bull Run, second battle, 305, 313; Cedar Creek, 396; Champion’s Hill, 355; Chancellorsville, 311-13; Chattanooga, 360; Chickamauga, 360; Cold Harbour, 393, 410; Five Forks, 446; Fort Donelson, 281; Four Oaks, 295; Franklin, 396; Fredericksburg, 309, 313; Gettysburg, 357. 450; Kenesaw Mountain, 394; Manassas (two battles), see Bull Run; Mill Springs, 280; Mobile, 395; Murfreesborough, 343, 450; Nashville, 396; New Orleans, 283; Perryville, 342; Sailor’s Creek, 447; Seven Days’ Battles, 298; Seven Pines, see Four Oaks; Shiloh, 282-3; Spottsylvania, 392; Wilderness, 392.

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