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Union military organizations formed. The governor's request
for their removal refused by President Lincoln. President
Davis assents to respect strict neutrality. Union forces
enter Kentucky. The Confederates follow. The legislature
espouses the Union cause. State troops placed under Federal
Arrests of Southern sympathizers. Volunteers
for the Confederate service. The positions and strength
of the opposing armies. Southern sympathizers pass ordi-
nance of secession at Russellville. Kentucky's quota of
The method of repression in Missouri. The sentiment of
the State. State factions. Convention declared against seces-
sion. The legislature and executive favor secession.
"Wide Awakes" and the "Minute Men" organizations.
The question of the arsenal at St. Louis. Missouri declines
to furnish troops for "war on the seceded States." The
militia organized. Camp Jackson surrendered to the Federal
troops. Citizens of St. Louis fired upon by the troops. State
military preparations. The governor's peace proposals re-
jected. Lyon enters on active hostilities. State capital
removed to Booneville. Jefferson City occupied. Booneville
taken. The Federals defeated at Wilson's Creek. Union
convention establishes provisional State government. It is
recognized by the Federal government. Repudiated by the
State legislature and the Confederate States government.
Price takes Lexington. Federal troops enter Missouri. Price
abandons Lexington. Successfully eludes his enemy. Fré-
mont censured. Secession ordinance passed. Missouri ad-
mitted into the Confederacy. State troops transferred to the
Confederate service. Confederate troops driven into Arkan-
sas. Missouri troops in the opposing armies. Reasons for
first subjugating Maryland. Three objects sought by the
invasion of Virginia. Transfer of Confederate capital to
Richmond. "On to Richmond!" the cry of the North.
Virginia takes possession of public property in the State.
Colonel Ellsworth shot at Alexandria. The political condi-
tion in western Virginia. Influence of the foreign and the
Northern born elements of the population. Convention at
Wheeling repudiates secession ordinance. Steps toward sepa-
rate statehood. Allegiance sworn to the United States. A
"rebel legislature" declared void. Constitution adopted.
THE EARLY VIRGINIA CAMPAIGNS
Butler transferred to Fortress Monroe. Engagement at Big
enlistments scanty. Union enlistments. McClellan crosses
VI CAMPAIGNS OF 1861
Results of Scott's policy. Operations in Missouri.
of the belligerents. Letters of marque granted by the Con-
VII CAMPAIGNS OF 1862-IN THE EAST . . 193-217
Jackson's Valley Campaign. The forces under his command.
The Federal forces evacuate Romney. Friction between Jack-
son and the War Department. McClellan's plans thwarted.
The defence of Washington. The Department of the
Rappahannock. The Peninsular campaign. Plan to cap-
ture Richmond. Indecisive encounters about Winchester.
Battle of Kernstown. Its results. Jackson's strategy mys-
tifies Banks. Federals defeated at McDowell. Engagement
at Front Royal. Banks, defeated at Winchester, crosses the
Potomac. Jackson's success alarms Washington. New
plans to overwhelm him. His strategic retreat to Strasburg.
McDowell's and Frémont's forces unable to coöperate. Battle
of Cross Keys. Jackson crosses the Potomac and attacks
and defeats Shields. End of the Valley Campaign. Jackson
moves to Richmond. Federals perplexed. The Confederate
defences on the Peninsula. McClellan takes command. His
plan of advance to Richmond. Assault on Dam No. 1, or
Lee's Mills. Battle at Williamsburg. Longstreet retreats.
Confederate forces concentrated about Richmond. Move-
ments on the upper Peninsula. Naval attack on Drewry's
Bluff. McClellan entrenches on the Chickahominy. En-
The opposing forces before Richmond. Effect of McDowell's
Forces engaged and casualties in the seven days' fighting.
IX CAMPAIGNS OF 1862-IN THE WEST
Grant repulsed at Belmont. Engagement at Fishing Creek.
XI CAMPAIGNS OF 1862-THE TRANS-MISSIS-
CAMPAIGNS OF 1862-OPERATIONS AGAINST
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Confederate blunders. The Trans-Mississippi department.