"Here I have lived"; a history of Lincoln's Springfield, 1821-1865, by Paul M. Angle.
Angle, Paul M. (Paul McClelland), 1900-1975.
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INDEX

  • Abolition, 79
  • Adams, J. H., 169
  • Adams, James, buys lot, 17; buys rattlesnakes, 20; early lawyer, 25; in political controversy, 67-70
  • Adams, John Quincy, 31
  • "Agricola," 61-62
  • Agriculture, dependence on transpor|tation, 35-36; unrest of farmers, 146; conditions of, 154-55; in|creased use of machinery, 160; greater production, 168
  • Alden's Hotel, 50
  • Alleghenians, 105, 187
  • Allegheny County (Pa.), 252
  • Allen, Robert, 66
  • Allen, Rowland P., 15
  • Alton, freight costs to, 36; cholera in, 42; produce exported from, 47; railroad to, 54, 151, 163; contender for state capital, 56; site of Lincoln-Shields duel, 123; Mexican War camp, 132; state fair at, 187
  • Alton & Sangamon Railroad, 159, 162-63. See also Chicago & Mis|sissippi Railroad, Chicago & Alton Railroad.
  • Alvey, William, 53
  • American Hemp Co., 142
  • American House, theater in, 80; visi|tors at, 83; described, 87-88; en|tertainments at, 98, 99, 100, 105; Van Buren at, 106; during state fair, 186; Douglas at, 211, 248; mentioned, 92
  • American Protestant Society, 142
  • Anderson, Gen., 283
  • Anderson, Joseph, estate, 68-69
  • Antietam, Battle of, 272
  • Anti-Nebraska party, 213, 215, 224
  • "Aristocracy Hill," 176
  • Armstrong, Hugh M., 169
  • Arnold, Isaac N., 108, 150
  • Arsenal, 269
  • Ashmun, George, 239
  • At Home and Abroad, 187
  • Augusta Family, 105
  • Bailey, Rev. G. S., 197
  • Baker, Edward Dickinson, captain Sharp Shooters, 50; speech by, 51; Whig leader, 65, 110; elected to state senate, 67; at corner stone ceremonies, 74; defends Porter, 79; Jackson funeral oration, 106; in Harrison campaign, 111, 114; in Fisher murder case, 119; in Mor|mon War, 127; in 1844 campaign, 129; speaks on Texas and Oregon, 131; raises 4th Illinois, 132; at Cerro Gordo, 134; visits Lincoln, 259
  • Baker, Edward L., 232, 258, 284
  • Baker, —, 107
  • Balls, 98-99, 183
  • Baltimore, conventions, 241, 286
  • Banks, development of, 170-72
  • Bank of Illinois, 121
  • Baptist church, 53, 197, 201
  • "Barn, The," 243, 244, 249
  • Barnett, George I., 197
  • Barnum, Phineas Taylor, 188
  • Barrett, James W., 136, 143, 208, 235, 243
  • Barter, 22-23, 47, 158
  • Bateman, Newton, 228
  • Bates, Edwin, 238, 257
  • Baxter, W. D., 148
  • Beach, Richard H., 46
  • Beam, Thomas, 22
  • Page  302Beardstown, 8, 36, 37, 47, 54
  • Beecher, Edward, 79
  • Beecher, Henry Ward, 188
  • Bell, John, 242
  • Belmont, August, 125n
  • Belmont, Battle of, 269
  • Benjamin, Clarissa, 19
  • Benjamin, Malinda, 19. See also Mrs. Elijah Iles.
  • Benjamin, Parke, 188
  • Bergen, Jane, 20
  • Bergen, John G., settles in Spring|field, 28; describes Deep Snow, 34; at 4th of July celebration, 50; in Colonization Society, 52; officiates at wedding, 95; resigns pastorate, 197
  • Birchall, C., 89
  • Birchall, C. & Co., 81
  • Birchall, Miss, 192
  • Birchall & Owen, 157
  • Bissell, William H., 191, 223, 224
  • Black Hawk War, 39
  • Bledsoe, Albert Taylor, 105
  • Bloomington, railroad to, 163; con|vention at, 215; Douglas at, 229, 248
  • Bogue, Vincent, 36-38
  • Bolivar, Simon, 29
  • Booth, A. S., 245
  • Brayman, Mason, 205
  • Breckenridge, John C., 242
  • Breese, Sidney, 99, 213
  • Brevard, Jesse, 6
  • Brisbane, Arthur, 140
  • British Republican Club, 242
  • Broadwell, William, 9n
  • Brodie, John, 129
  • Brooks, Rev. John F., 200
  • Bross, William, 220
  • Brown, Christopher Columbus, 231
  • Brown, Rev. J. H., 191
  • Brown, James N., 151
  • Brown, William, 220
  • Browne, Thomas C., 79
  • Browning, Orville Hickman, 72, 191, 238, 249
  • Bryant, William Cullen, 44
  • Buchanan, James, 217, 227
  • Buckhorn Tavern, 15, 24
  • Buckmaster, Nathaniel, 107
  • Buena Vista, Battle of, 133
  • Bull, Ole, 187
  • Bull Run, battles of, 268, 272
  • Bunn, Jacob, store, 159; bank, 171, 174; residence, 176; hospitality,
  • Bunn, Jacob—continued 191; in Library Association, 192; offers war loan, 263
  • Burlington (Ia.), 149
  • Burns, Robert, 189-90
  • Business, 168-174. See also Economic structure, Occupations, Trade.
  • Butler, William, 65, 123-25
  • Butterfield, Justin, 126
  • Cadets of Temperance, 194
  • Calhoun, John, defeated for state sen|ate, 63, 67; Democratic leader, 64, 110; in Douglas-Francis quarrel, 115; speaks on Oregon question, 131; at Compromise meeting, 205; debates with Lincoln, 211; speaks at State Fair, 213
  • Calhoun, John Caldwell, 13
  • Calhoun, Town of, 13, 15
  • California, emigration to, 138-39; seeks admission to Union, 204-05
  • Calvary, A. W., 107
  • Cameron, Simon, 256
  • Camp Butler, 268, 269, 270, 272
  • Camp Yates, 264, 267, 268, 272
  • Campbell, David B., 106, 129
  • Campbell, Thompson, 92
  • Campbellite church, 53, 198
  • Canedy, Peleg C., 157
  • Capital, of Illinois, 55-57, 71-73, 83
  • Capital Band, 229
  • Capital Guards, 229
  • Capitol. See State House.
  • Capps, Jabez, 24
  • Carlin, Thomas, 83
  • Carlinville, 162
  • Carpenter's Hall, 189
  • Carter, T. J., 192
  • Cartwright, Peter, 11, 27, 28
  • Cass, Lewis, 137
  • Cass County, 73
  • Cattle, trade in, 48, 168
  • Cemeteries, 179-80
  • Cerro Gordo, Battle of, 134
  • Chandler, Zachariah, 245, 281
  • Charleston, 260
  • Charleston (S. C.), 240, 288
  • Chase, Philander, 53, 198
  • Chase, Salmon Portland, 238, 257
  • Chatterton, G. W., 176, 181
  • Chenery, John W., 175
  • Chenery House, 175, 238, 260
  • Chicago, delegation from, Harrison campaign, 113-14; stage fare to, 149; growth, 161; railroad to, 163; Page  303 Chicago—continued state fair at, 187; Douglas speaks at, 211, 229; Lincolns visit, 256
  • Chicago & Alton Railroad, traffic on, 167, 168; Matteson in, 176. See also Alton & Sangamon, Chicago & Mis|sissippi.
  • Chicago & Mississippi Railroad, 177, 181. See also Alton & Sangamon, Chicago & Alton.
  • Chicago Democratic Press, 214
  • "Chicken Row," location, 44; im|provement of, 174; fire, 181; men|tioned, 89, 91
  • Cholera, 41-42, 143, 166
  • Christian church, 53
  • Christian County, 73
  • Christmas, observance, 190
  • Churches, Springfield, 27-28, 53, 196-99. See also under denominational names.
  • Cilley, Jonathan, 125n
  • Circus, in Springfield, 49, 101-02, 188-89
  • City Hotel, described, 88; entertain|ment at, 102; remodeled, 175; fire, 181; during state fair, 186
  • City Lyceum, 193
  • City Mill, 181
  • Civic spirit, absence, 91-92; develop|ment, 177-83
  • Civil War, begins, 262
  • Clarke, Charles James Fox, 102
  • Clark's Exchange Bank, 172
  • Clary's Grove, 20, 117
  • Clay, Cassius M., 210
  • Clay, Henry, candidacy of, 31, 130; popularity, 31; and Compromise of 1850, 205; memorial meeting, 208
  • Clay, Porter, 78
  • Clear Lake, 268
  • Clifton, J., 87
  • Clinton Hall, 186
  • Coal mining, 160
  • Codding, Ichabod, 213, 214
  • Coles, Edward, 28
  • Colfax, Schuyler, 281
  • Colonization, approved, 79; Society, 52, 78
  • Columbia (S. C,), 288
  • Columbians, concert, 187
  • "Commercial Row," 174
  • Commodities, for sale, 44-45; prices, 47, 157, 159
  • Compromise of 1850, 204-06, 207
  • Conant, William, 129
  • Concert Hall, 183, 190
  • Concordia College, 202n
  • Confederate prisoners, at Camp But|ler, 270
  • Conkling, Clinton, 203
  • Conkling, James C., in Springfield society, 93; describes Springfield social life, 94-96; letter on Lincoln, 96; describes political speech|making, 111n; describes Mary Todd, 115; describes Shields, 121; debates with McConnel, 211; speaks at rally, 233; complains of Lincoln, 284; supports Lincoln, 286
  • Conkling, Mrs. James C., describes women's war activities, 269; on effect of battles, 270; on Southern sympathizers, 276. See also Mercy Levering.
  • Connelley, George R., 128
  • Constable, C. H., 217
  • Constitutional convention, 1824, Springfield against, 30
  • Constitutional convention, 1847, mem|bers attend Hardin funeral, 136
  • Cook, Daniel Pope, 11, 12n, 28
  • Cook, John, soap factory, 165; build|ing, 175; names Oak Ridge, 179; elected colonel 7th Illinois, 264; eulogizes 7th Illinois, 282
  • "Copperheads," in Springfield, 279, 288
  • Cormack, Rivers, 5
  • Corn, production of, 154-55; export of, 168
  • Corneau, J. A., 129
  • Corneau, S. A., 226
  • Corneau & Diller, 157
  • Cornelia, steamer, 163
  • Corwin, Thomas, 245
  • Cottage Garden, 176-77
  • Cotton Hill, 74
  • Couldock, Charles Walter, 189
  • Court houses, 43, 89-90 and note
  • Courts, 83-84, 94
  • Cowardin, George M., 135
  • Cox, S. S., 278
  • Cox, Thomas, proprietor of Spring|field, 11, 12n; 4th of July celebra|tion at home of, 28; Adams sup|porter, 31
  • Craftsmen, 24, 45, 156, 169
  • Crews, Rev. H., 76
  • Cullom, Shelby M., 221, 225, 245
  • Cutcheon, S. M., 201
  • Cutright, D., 67
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  • Danites, Mormon band, 127; political convention, 227
  • Danville, 163
  • Davis, David, 238
  • Debates, Lincoln-Douglas, 230-34, 237
  • Decatur, 215, 252
  • Decatur Infantry, 135
  • "Deep Snow," 33-34
  • Deere, John, 160
  • Democratic Club, 231
  • Democratic National Convention, 240-41
  • Democratic party, organization, 62-64; Springfield leaders, 110; erects hickory pole, 129; hostility to banks, 170; supports Nebraska Bill, 210; rallies, 217, 219, 248; effect on, of Dred Scott decision, 224; supports Civil War, 272; denounces emanci|pation, 273-74; supports peace movement, 274-75, 278-79; de|nounces Lincoln, 284, 286
  • De Vries, Madame, 178
  • Diamond Grove, 7
  • Dickerson, D., 37
  • Diller, Isaac R., 176
  • Diller, R. W., 187
  • Disciples of Christ, 198
  • "Discoveries and Inventions," Lin|coln's lecture, 189
  • Donner, George, 138-39
  • Donner party, 138-39
  • Douglas, Stephen Arnold, dominates Springfield Democracy, 64; polit|ical advancement, 94; signs cotil|lion invitation, 98; at Breese's ball, 99; Democratic leader, 110; polit|ical addresses by, 111, 131, 208, 212, 214, 219, 225, 248; quarrel with Francis, 115-16; in Masonic Order, 196; passes Compromise measures, 206; reports Nebraska Bill, 209; acclaimed in Springfield, 211; 1858 Senatorial campaign, 227-35; candidate for Presidency, 207, 217, 240-41; Union address, 265-66; death, 267
  • "Douglas Hall," 243
  • Dred Scott decision, 224
  • Drennan, William, 4, 5
  • Dresser, Rev. Charles, 208
  • Dryer, Almira, 20
  • Dryer, Lavinia, 20
  • Dubois, Jesse Kilgore, 191, 252, 284
  • Duelling, 123-25
  • Duncan, Joseph, 51, 71
  • Early, Jacob N., 77
  • Economic structure, 153-60. See also Business, Occupations, Trade.
  • Edward, Prince of Wales, 250
  • Edwards, Benjamin Stephenson, building of, 89 and note; hospital|ity, 108, 191; at Fremont rally, 220; denounced by Register, 222; wel|comes Douglas, 229, 248; joins Democratic party, 231-32; eulo|gizes Douglas, 241; in campaign of 1860, 244; supports Civil War, 273
  • Edwards, Mrs. Benjamin Stephenson, 92
  • Edwards, Cyrus, 107
  • Edwards, Matilda, 94, 96
  • Edwards, Gov. Ninian, 2, 13, 30, 32
  • Edwards, Ninian Wirt, Whig leader, 65; residence, 86n; in Springfield society, 93; Matilda Edwards visits, 94; Lincoln wedding at home of, 97; signs cotillion invitation, 98; on Jackson funeral committee, 106; hospitality, 108, 191
  • Edwards, Mrs. Ninian Wirt, 93
  • Edwards family, 93
  • Edwards' Grove, 217, 229
  • Elections, first in Springfield, 30; of 1824, 31; of 1828, 31; of 1834, 60-62; of 1836, 62-64; for probate justiceship, 1837, 65-70; of 1840, 110-16; of 1842, Mormons in, 126; of 1844, 128-30; of 1848, 136-37; of 1852, 207-08; of 1856, 217-23; of 1860, 236ff., 253n; of 1862, 274; of 1864, 286-87. See also Politics.
  • Electoral College, 259
  • Elkin, Garret, 17, 25, 42, 67
  • Elliott, Andrew, 15, 24
  • Ellis, Jacob, 24
  • Ellsworth, Elmer, 268
  • Emancipation, Proclamation of, 273; Lincoln defends, 281
  • Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 187
  • Enos, Pascal Paoli, describes land sales, 9n; opens land office, 11; proprietor of Springfield, 11, 12n; characterizes William S. Hamil|ton, 14n; describes early industries, 24; describes early schools, 26; do|nates lot for church, 28; during Deep Snow, 34; heirs of, donates land for college, 202
  • Enos, Pascal Paoli, Jr., 219
  • Enos, Zimri, 6, 20
  • Episcopalians, 53, 198
  • Page  305Ernst, Ferdinand, 4
  • Evarts, William Maxwell, 239
  • Everett, Edward, 281
  • Ewing, W. L. D., 71
  • Excursions, 99-100
  • Farmers' & Mechanics' Association, 185
  • Farming, methods, 21-22
  • Farragut, David Glasgow, 287
  • Female Bible Society, 53
  • Fenian Brotherhood, 288, 290
  • Ferguson, W. I., 136
  • Ficklin, Orlando B., 72-73, 244
  • Fillmore, Millard, 220
  • Fire companies, 181-83
  • First National Bank, 172
  • Fisher, Archibald, 117-20
  • Fisher, S. B., 174
  • Fisher murder case, 116-20
  • Flagg, Gershom, 4
  • Flat Branch, 20
  • Flood, William G., 107
  • Flour, export of, 168
  • Fogg, George G., 257
  • Fondey, William B., 227
  • Force, J. H., 169
  • Ford, Thomas, 107; issues warrant for Joseph Smith, 126; investigates Mormon troubles, 127; calls for volunteers, 128, 131
  • Forquer, George, 38, 54, 64
  • Fort Donelson, 269-70
  • Fort Henry, 269-70
  • Fort Sumter, 262
  • Fourier, Charles, 140
  • Fourierism, 140-41
  • Fourth Illinois, in Mexican War, 132-35
  • Fourth of July, celebrations, 28-29, 50, 105
  • Fox, Benjamin Franklin, 169
  • Francis, Simeon, on fertility of San|gamo Country, 40-41; in Young Men's Lyceum, 52; predicts growth of Springfield, 57; editor Journal, 65; on building activity, 88-89; quarrel with Douglas, 115-16; on Portuguese aid committee, 143; on effect of railroads, 166. See also Sangamo Journal, Illinois Journal.
  • Francis, Mrs. Simeon, 97
  • "Franklin Festival," 189
  • Fraternal orders, 196
  • Freeman, J. D., 175
  • Fremont, John C., 218
  • French, Augustus C., 205, 217, 227
  • Frink & Walker, stages, 149
  • Frontier, stages in development of, 25
  • Fugitive slave law, adopted, 205; en|dorsed, 207, 215; case under, 226
  • Funk, Isaac, 277
  • Galena, 31, 149
  • Gambling, 49-50, 195-96
  • Gas, introduction of, 178
  • Gather, —, 283
  • Gear, Charles, 15
  • Geographical Center, considered for capital, 56
  • German Band, 211, 217, 220
  • German Democratic Club, 242
  • German Methodist Church, 197
  • German Republican Club, 242
  • Gettysburg, Battle of, 279
  • Giddings, Joshua Reed, 214, 257
  • Gillespie, Joseph, 116
  • Gilmore, Dr., 118-19
  • Glaciers, in Illinois, 1-2
  • Globe Tavern, 87, 97
  • Goodell, R. E., 177n
  • Governor's Mansion, 19, 86n, 176, 191
  • Grant, Ulysses S., 267, 269, 287, 288
  • Graves, William, 125n
  • Great Western Railroad, 162, 163, 168, 260. See also Sangamon & Morgan Railroad.
  • Greece, independence toasted, 29
  • Greeley, Horace, 140, 188, 257
  • Green, Bowling, 107
  • Green, Duff, 258
  • Grimshaw, Jackson, 191
  • Grimsley, William P., 159
  • Grow, Galusha, 245
  • Grubb & Lewis, 89 and note
  • Hale, Rev. Albert, 143
  • Hamilton, Alexander, 14n
  • Hamilton, George, 198
  • Hamilton, Robert, 6
  • Hamilton, William Stephen, 9n, 12n, 14-15
  • Hancock County, Mormon troubles, 125-28
  • Hanks, John, 244
  • Hannan & Ragsdale, 176
  • Hannibal (Mo.), 246
  • Happy, Captain, 50
  • Hardin, John J., captain military com|pany, 50; speeches by, 51, 131; in Page  306 Hardin, John J.—continued Mormon War, 127; in campaign of 1844, 129; in Mexican War, 131; death, 134; funeral, 136
  • Harris, Thomas L., campaigns for Congress, 137, 206, 211, 213; po|litical speeches, 212, 219
  • Harrison, William, 31
  • Harrison, William Henry, 63-64, 105, 110-16
  • Hart, —, 120
  • Hartford Review, 41
  • Hassaurek, Friedrich, 245
  • Hatch, Ozias Mather, 252
  • Hawley, Eliphalet B., 159
  • Hay, John, cotton factory, 45
  • Hay, John, at Illinois State Univer|sity, 203
  • Hay, Milton, 233
  • Henry, Anson G., in cholera epi|demic, 42; Whig leader, 65, 110; defeated for probate justiceship, 66-70; letter to, from Lincoln, 251
  • Henry, James D., 33, 39, 40
  • Herndon, Archer G., 63, 65, 70, 217
  • Herndon, Elliot B., 226
  • Herndon, William Henry, in library association, 192; absent from Com|promise meeting, 206; at Repub|lican conventions, 213, 215; account of ratification meeting, 216; hears Douglas speak, 225; defends fugi|tive slave, 226; forms Republican club, 231; aids in Lincoln's nom|ination, 238; complains of Lincoln, 284
  • Hewett, Josephus, 53
  • Heyward, Edward, 125n
  • Hickory Buds, 242, 248
  • Hickory Club, 248
  • Hickox, Virgil, 110
  • Hickox's mill, 118, 120
  • Hicks, Thomas, 249
  • Hoffman's Row, 43
  • Hogan, John, 217
  • Hogs, trade in, 48, 168; nuisance, 91, 180-81; price of, 167
  • Holy Alliance, 29
  • Hook & Ladder Co. No. 1, 182
  • Hooker, Joseph, 292
  • Hotels, 87-88. See also under in|dividual names.
  • Hough, J. A., 102, 169
  • Houghan, Dr., 93, 113
  • "House Divided" speech, 228
  • Huntington, G. L., 165, 191
  • Hurst, Charles R., 159
  • Hutchinson, John, 160, 179
  • Iles, Elijah, settles at Springfield, 7-8; plans city, 9, 11; proprietor of Springfield, 12n; cashes commis|sioners' warrants, 15; buys lot, 16; describes social life, 18-19; Clay supporter, 31; in Adams contro|versy, 70; builds American House, 87; residence, 89, 113; builds ele|vator, 168; burial ground, 179
  • Iles, Mrs. Elijah, 15, 19
  • Iles, Washington, 37
  • Illinois, geology, 1-2; settlement, 2-3; growth, 40
  • Illinois Journal, predicts prosperity, 153; advocates banks, 171; opposes Nebraska Bill, 209, 210; applauds C. M. Clay, 211. See also Sangamo Journal, Illinois State Journal, Simeon Francis.
  • Illinois Maine Law Alliance, 184
  • Illinois Republican, 56, 65, 67
  • Illinois State Agricultural Society, 184, 185
  • Illinois State Colonization Society, 184
  • Illinois State Education Society, 184
  • Illinois State Fair, 184-87, 211
  • Illinois State Medical Society, 184
  • Illinois State Journal, on panic of 1857, 172-73; on Bloomington con|vention, 215; denounces Edwards, 231; office of, Lincoln notified of nomination in, 236; describes rati|fication meeting, 247; denounces secession, 258; praises Douglas, 266; on Confederate prisoners, 270; on peace meeting, 279. See also Sangamo Journal, Illinois Journal.
  • Illinois State Register, Democratic organ, 65; comments on mud, 90; comments on Lincoln, 111; on Northern Cross, 145; analyses farmers' plight, 146; urges railroad construction, 151; supports Douglas for Presidency, 207, 217; salutes passage of Nebraska Bill, 210; at|tacks C. M. Clay, 211; applauds Douglas' speech, 219; attacks Ed|wards, 222; denounces Herndon, 231; on nomination of Douglas, 240; supports Civil War, 272; de|nounces Lincoln and Oglesby, 286. See also Charles H. Lanphier.
  • Page  307Illinois State Temperance Society, 195
  • Illinois State University, 202-03
  • Illinois Theatrical Company, 100
  • "Illiopolitan Hall," 175
  • Immaculate Conception, church of, 199
  • Indiana, Lincoln in, 237; goes Re|publican, 251
  • Indians, in Springfield, 9, 11, 78; Winnebago War, 32-33; Black Hawk War, 39
  • Industry, specialization of, 168. See also Business, Economic structure, Occupations, Trade.
  • Ingersoll, Robert G., 249
  • Integral Phalanx, 141
  • Internal Improvement System, 55-57, 71
  • Iowa, Lincoln in, 237
  • Irwin, Jared P., 75, 76-79
  • Irwin, Robert, 205
  • Irwin, —, 89
  • Isherwood & MacKenzie, 80
  • Island Grove, 7, 142
  • Jackson, Andrew, 31, 105
  • Jacksonism, 60ff
  • Jacksonville, cholera in, 42; descrip|tion, 44; military companies visit Springfield, 50-51; contender for capital, 56; fire companies visit Springfield, 182; Portuguese at, 143; Northern Cross to, 144; rallies at, 233
  • Jacksonville Rescue Company, 183
  • Jacoby & Co., 168
  • Jayne, Gershom, settles at Spring|field, 11, 25; in Winnebago War, 33; during Deep Snow, 33; Talis|man subscription, 37
  • Jefferson, Joseph, 100
  • Jefferson Barracks, 132
  • Jewett & Hitchcock, 89 and note
  • Johnson, Ida, 283
  • Johnson, Joel, 88, 175, 259
  • Johnson, P. C., 152
  • Judd, Norman Buell, 235, 238, 239
  • Juvenile Temperance Society, 53
  • Kalley, Robert Reid, 142
  • Kansas, Lincoln in, 237
  • Kaskaskia, 55
  • Kelley, William D., 239
  • Kellogg, William, 258
  • Kelly, Elijah, 5
  • Kelly, Elisha, 5
  • Kelly, George, 5
  • Kelly, Henry, 5, 18
  • Kelly, John, 5, 6, 8
  • Kelly, William, 5
  • Kelly family, 4
  • Kenrick, Bishop Peter Richard, 199
  • Kentucky, admitted to Union, 3
  • Kessler, Adam, 219
  • Keyes, Gershom, 140
  • Kidd, T. W. S., 169
  • Kinney, William, 30
  • Kirkman, William, 45
  • Kirkpatrick, William, 9n
  • Know Nothing party, 220
  • Koerner, Gustave, 228
  • Labarthe, M., 178
  • Lafayette (Ind.), 163
  • Lake Fork, 20
  • Lamb, James L., 108, 159, 168, 191
  • Lamb, John C., 269
  • Lamborn, Josiah, 119
  • Land sales, 9, 11-12
  • Langford, —, 120
  • Lanphier, Charles H., urges purchase of Oak Ridge, 179; notifies Douglas of election, 235; serenaded, 241; denounces emancipation, 275. See also Illinois State Register.
  • Latham, Mrs. Catherine, 174
  • Latham, James, 13
  • Latham, Phil, 19
  • Lawyers, early, 25
  • Lectures, in Springfield, 102, 187-88
  • Lee, Robert E., 288-89
  • Legislature, sessions, 83-84
  • Lehmanowsky, Col., 78
  • Levees (receptions), 99
  • Levering, Lawrason, 86n, 93
  • Levering, Mercy, 93, 95, 96, 97. See also Mrs. James C. Conkling.
  • Lewis, Thomas, 47
  • Library Association, 192
  • Lick Creek, 140-41
  • Lincoln, Abraham, debt to Spring|field, xiii-xv; enters Sangamon County, 34; advocates improve|ment of Sangamon River, 38; ad|vocates usury legislation, 54; se|cures capital for Springfield, 57; settles at Springfield, 59; Investi|gates state house charges, 66; kills capital repeal bill, 71; charges Adams with fraud, 69-70; intro|duces state house appropriation, Page  308 Lincoln, Abraham—continued 72; secures Truett's acquittal, 77; Lyceum address, 80; story about unattractiveness of Springfield, 92; in Springfield society, 93; engage|ment and marriage, 95-97, 100; signs cotillion invitation, 98; aids theater company, 100; on Jackson funeral committee, 106; hospital|ity, 108, 191; Whig leader, 110; in Harrison campaign, 111; jumps from window, 116; in Fisher murder case, 119-20; duel with Shields, 120-25; opposes annexa|tion of Texas, 131; attitude on Mexican War, 132, 136; at Hardin memorial meeting, 134; advocates railroad, 152; addition to residence, 176; toast to fire companies, 182; lecture, 189; temperance address, 193; absent from Compromise meeting, 205; eulogizes Clay, 208; describes opposition to Nebraska Bill, 209; hears C. M. Clay speak, 210; debates with Calhoun, 211; replies to Douglas, 212; defeated for Senate, 213-14; at Bloomington convention, 215; at ratification meeting, 216; receives votes for vice-presidential nomination, 218; at Fremont rally, 220; Fillmore letter, 221; Dred Scott speech, 225; senatorial campaign, 1858, 227-35; nominated for Presidency, 236-38; at notification ceremony, 239; at ratification meeting, 247; as nom|inee, 249-51; votes, 251; receives election returns, 252-53; as President-Elect, 253; attitude on secession, 257-58; leaves for Wash|ington, 260; inaugurated, 262; Douglas supports, 265; issues emancipation proclamation, 273; letter to Union meeting, 281; de|nounced by Democrats, 284; nom|ination, 1864, 285-86; re-elected, 287; "Old Bob," 289; death, 290; funeral, 291-92
  • Lincoln, Mrs. Abraham, hospitality, 108; at Smith trial, 126; describes new residences, 176; describes social activities, 191-92; at noti|fication ceremony, 239; described by correspondent, 250; at recep|tion, 256; consents to Lincoln's burial at Springfield, 291. See also Lincoln, Mrs. Abraham—continued Mary Todd.
  • Lincoln, Robert Todd, 203
  • Lincoln, Sarah Bush, 260
  • Lincoln, Thomas (Tad), 239
  • Lincoln, William Wallace, 239
  • Lincoln Guards, 263
  • Lincoln Young Americas, 242
  • Linder, Usher F., 131
  • Liquor, intoxicating, 193, 194-95
  • Living costs, 173
  • Loami, Integral Phalanx at, 140-41
  • "Lobby," the, 106-07
  • Lockwood, Samuel D., 107
  • "Log cabin" campaign, 110-16
  • Logan, John A., 244, 281
  • Logan, Stephen Trigg, Whig leader, 65, 110; in Adams controversy, 70; hospitality, 108, 191; in Fisher murder case, 119; defeated for Congress, 136; in Integral Phalanx case, 141; erects buildings, 174, 192; absent from Compromise meeting, 206; debates with Harris, 211; at Bloomington convention, 215; aids in Lincoln's nomination, 238
  • Logan County, formed, 73
  • "Long Nine," 55-57, 71-72
  • Loose, Jacob, 159
  • "Lost Townships," letters, 121-23
  • Lot sales, Springfield, 16-17, 88
  • Louisville (Ky.), convention pro|posed, 275
  • Lovejoy, Elijah P., 80
  • Lovejoy, Owen, 213, 220
  • Lowry, Mrs. Eliza, 53
  • Ludlum, Cornelius, 148
  • Lutherans, 198
  • McChesney (Joseph H. ?), 191
  • McClellan, George Brinton, 271, 286-87
  • McClernand, John A., at Democratic rally, 217; in fugitive slave case, 226; in Democratic club, 231; quar|rel with Baker, 232; reports on Democratic convention, 240; christens Democratic hall, 243; sup|ports Union, 263; joins Union party, 272; speaks at Union meet|ing, 281
  • McConnel, Murray, 211
  • McCormick, Cyrus, 160
  • McCurdy, Nathaniel M., 107
  • McDowell, Irvin, 268
  • Page  309McGinnis, David, 243
  • McLean, John, 238
  • McNabb, James C., 17
  • McNeely & Radford, 45
  • Madeira, Island of, 142-43
  • Mails, 23, 48, 150
  • "Maine Law," agitation, 195
  • Manning, G. S., 169
  • Manning, William, Jr., 45
  • Manufacturing, beginnings, 46; im|portance, 155-56; trade in prod|ucts, 160; stimulated, 169
  • Market house, 90, 157, 179
  • Marshall, Thomas F., 125n
  • Mason, James, 15
  • Masonic Hall, 26, 175
  • Masonic Order, 196
  • Matheny, Charles R., settles at Spring|field, 7; advertises lot sale, 16-17; residence, 28, 43; Adams sup|porter, 31; in Colonization So|ciety, 52
  • Matheny, James H., 162, 205, 222
  • Mather, Lamb & Co., 45
  • Mather, Thomas, 108, 152, 153, 192
  • Mather, Mrs. Thomas, 291
  • Mather, Thomas S., 262
  • Matteson, Joel A., 176, 177n, 191, 213
  • Maxcy, —, 283
  • May, William L., 60-62, 64, 107
  • Mechanics & Farmers Bank, 167, 172
  • Mechanics Institute, 74, 202
  • Mechanicsburg, 163
  • Menard County, 73
  • Mendel, —, 27
  • Merchandising, 156-59. See also Business, Trade.
  • Meredosia, 144, 145, 146
  • Merritt's Cornet Band, 233
  • Merryman, Elias H., captain Spring|field Artillery, 50; in Springfield society, 93; in Lincoln-Shields duel, 123-25; in Mormon War, 127; sup|ports Mexican War, 132
  • Merryman, James H., 134-35
  • Messersmith, John, 13
  • "Meteor shower," 49
  • Methodists, 28, 53, 86n, 197
  • Metropolitan Hall, 175, 189
  • Mexican War, 131-36; 244-45
  • Military companies, 50-51
  • Militia, ordered out, 262
  • Miller, Rev. E., 200
  • Miller, James, 228
  • Miller, Major, 107
  • Mills, Benjamin, 60-62
  • Mississippi River, 145-46
  • Missouri Compromise, 209, 215, 224
  • Missouri Democrat, 132
  • Mitchell, Edward, 33, 36, 43, 45
  • Mobley, Mordecai, 13
  • Moffett, Thomas, 37, 52
  • Money, 23. See also Barter.
  • Montez, Lola, 188
  • Moore, John, 206, 217, 247
  • Morgan County, 73
  • Mormons, 78, 125-28
  • Morris, Achilles, 132
  • Mt. Vernon (Ill.), 161
  • Mud, 90-91
  • Munitions, manufacture, 269
  • Music and musicians, 102-05, 187, 245
  • Naples (Ill.), 153
  • National Guards, 264
  • Nauvoo, Mormons at, 125-28
  • Neale, Thomas M., Clay supporter, 31; in Winnebago War, 32-33; pilots Talisman, 37; advocates im|provement of Sangamon River, 39; in Black Hawk War, 39; at corner stone ceremony, 74
  • Nebraska Bill, 209-13
  • Negroes, indentured, 29
  • New Berlin (Ill.), 151, 162
  • New England Society, 189
  • New Mexico, 204-05
  • New Orleans, 145-46
  • New Year's Day, observance, 190
  • New York, returns from, 253
  • New York Herald, 99, 250, 253-55
  • Newhall Family, 187
  • Nicolay, John G., 249, 259
  • Noble, Silas, 276-77
  • Norris, John, 127
  • Novel reading, 81
  • Northern Cross Railroad, 99, 144-48, 152, 153. See also Sangamon & Morgan Railroad, Great Western Railroad.
  • Oak Ridge Cemetery, 179-80, 291, 292
  • Oats, amount raised, 155
  • Occupations, range of, 24-25; mul|tiplication of, 44-46
  • Oglesby, Richard, 286
  • Ohio, admitted to Union, 3; Lincoln in, 237; goes Republican, 251
  • Old Tavern, 181
  • "Omnibus Bill," 205
  • Page  310Omelveny, H. K. S., 275
  • One hundred forty-sixth Illinois In|fantry, 291
  • Opdycke, Stacy B., 159
  • Oregon, boundary question, 130-31; emigration to, 137-38
  • Ottawa (Ill.), 161
  • Pain, John, 216
  • Palmer, John McAuley, 216, 287
  • Panics, 1837, 71, 120-21; 1853, 167; 1857, 172-73
  • Parker, Theodore, 188
  • Parkinson, Daniel, 30
  • Pasfield, George, 191
  • Patti, Adelina, 187
  • Pease, E. B. & Co., 157
  • Peck, John Mason, 107
  • Peninsular campaign, 271
  • Pennsylvania, returns from, 251, 252
  • Peoria, 56, 149, 151
  • Perry, Rev., 78
  • Peter, Zachariah, 4, 5
  • Phillips, D. L., 285
  • "Philo Drama," 81
  • Physicians, 25
  • Piatt, Donn, 245
  • Pierce, Franklin, 207-08
  • Pierce, William, 165
  • Pioneer Fire Company, 182, 288
  • Pittsburgh Landing, Battle of, 270-71
  • Planking, around square, 178
  • Poles, in campaign, 243
  • Police, 181
  • Politics, personal character of, 60; party organization, 62-65; 109-10; technique, 242ff. See also Elections.
  • Polk, James K., 130, 136
  • Pollock, J. M., 36, 38
  • Pope, John, 272
  • Pope, Nathaniel, 107, 126
  • Pork, packing of, 156, 168; price of, 173, 174
  • Porter, Rev. Jeremiah, 79
  • Porter, —, 120
  • Portland, Talisman at, 37
  • Portuguese, arrival of, 142-43
  • Post office, 23
  • Potomac, Army of, 271, 279
  • Power, George, 48
  • "Prairie Car," 148-49
  • Prairies, 21
  • Presbyterians, build church, 28, sep|arate, 53, First Presbyterian Church, 196, 197, 200, 201; Por|tuguese Presbyterian Church, 197
  • Price, Thomas, 24
  • Prices, produce, 22-23, 166, 172-73; tavern, 24; commodities, 47, 157, 159; wheat, 146
  • Prickett, —, 107
  • Prince of Wales, 250
  • Produce, export of, 47, 145-46, 168; prices, 146, 166, 172-73; cost of transporting, 151
  • Prostitution, 196
  • Pugh, Jonathan, 14
  • Pulliam, Robert, 3-4
  • Puritanism, 80-81
  • Quincy (Ill.), 42
  • Rague, John F., 74, 105
  • Railroads, 54, 164-65, 166. See also under corporate names.
  • Rails, in campaign of 1860, 244
  • "Railsplitter," the, 244
  • Ransdell's Tavern, 51
  • "Rebecca" letters, 122-23
  • Rector, William, 14n
  • Reed, James F., 138-39
  • Religion, interest in, 27-28. See also Churches.
  • Republican party, conventions, 213, 218, 228, 238; rallies, 220, 236-37; endorses emancipation, 273; un|friendly to Lincoln, 284-85
  • Republicanism, in Sangamo country, 29
  • Reynolds, John, 39, 192, 233
  • Richardson, William A., 219, 223, 244
  • Richland (Ill.), 20
  • Richmond, fall of, 271, 288
  • Ridgely, Anna, 256
  • Ridgely, Nicholas H., hospitality, 108, 191; and Northern Cross, 152, 153; establishes bank, 172; at Com|promise meeting, 205; offers war loan, 263
  • Rio Grande River, 133
  • Roberts, Edmund, 52
  • Roberts, Mrs. Edmund, 94
  • Roberts, Horatio E., 132, 133
  • Robinson, Solon, 154
  • Robinson Family, 187
  • Rockford Forum, 177
  • Rodney, Miss, 93
  • Roman Catholic Church, 53, 198-99
  • Roman Catholic Total Abstinence So|ciety, 194
  • Rosette, John E., 226
  • Page  311Rowett, Richard, 282
  • Runyon, Samuel, 283
  • Rural Hotel, 72, 77
  • Ruth, Reuben F., 174
  • Rye, amount raised, 155
  • St. Louis, 163, 246, 291
  • St. Nicholas Hotel, 175, 230
  • "Sampson's Ghost," letters, 68
  • San Juan River, 133
  • Sands, W. B., 263
  • Sangamo country, 2, 4, 40-41. See also Sangamon County.
  • Sangamo Fire Co. No. 2, 182
  • Sangamo Journal, predicts growth of Springfield, 35; describes emigra|tion, 40; on Jacksonville visitors, 51; on political organization, 63; Whig organ, 65; comments on mud, 90; attacks Mormons, 126; on Northern Cross, 145. See also Illi|nois Journal, Illinois State Journal, Simeon Francis.
  • Sangamo Sabbath School Society, 27
  • Sangamo Town, 15
  • Sangamon, post office, 11
  • Sangamon Association, Fourier group, 140
  • Sangamon Bible Society, 53
  • Sangamon County, settlement, 3-4; first court house, 6; contest for county seat, 14-15; growth, 31, 40; population, 41; boundaries cur|tailed, 73; products of, 154-55; vote in, 223, 234, 253, 287
  • Sangamon County Agricultural So|ciety, 184
  • Sangamon Guards, 106
  • Sangamon River, course of, 2; im|provement advocated, 38-39
  • Sangamon & Morgan Railroad, con|struction of, 153; completion, 159; connection with Alton planned, 162; extension, 163; effect of completion, 165; station burns, 181. See also Northern Cross Railroad, Great Western Railroad.
  • Santa Anna, A. L. de, 135
  • Savannah (Ga.), 288
  • Schoolcraft, Henry R., 4
  • Schools, early, 26-27, 199-200; pub|lic, 200-02
  • Schurz, Carl, 245, 257
  • Scott, Winfield, 207
  • Scott County, 73
  • Secession, 205, 257, 265
  • Semple, James, 99, 148
  • Seventh Illinois Volunteer Infantry, 264, 282
  • Seward, William H., 238, 251, 256
  • Sewers, 180
  • Shawneetown, 3
  • Sheridan, Philip H., 287
  • Sherman, William Tecumseh, 287, 288
  • Shields, James, signs cotillion invita|tion, 98; gives party, 99; charac|terized, 121; "duel" with Lincoln, 122-25; death reported, 134; in Masonic lodge, 196; describes adoption of Compromise, 207
  • Shiloh, Battle of, 270-71
  • Shirreff, Patrick, 44, 46
  • Simpson, Bishop Matthew, 292
  • Singleton, James W., 212
  • Slater, Elijah, 24
  • Slavery, Springfield's attitude to|wards, 29-30, 79, 204; political is|sue, 206ff.
  • Sloo, John R., 15
  • Smith, C. M., 260
  • Smith, Caleb B., 245
  • Smith, Hyrum, 127
  • Smith, Joseph, 126, 127
  • Smith, William, 33
  • Social life, in Springfield, 18-21, 49, 84-85, 93-108, 190-92
  • Soldiers, aid societies, 269, 270; vet|erans return, 282-83; home built, 283-84
  • Sons of Temperance, 194
  • South, sympathy with, 276
  • South Carolina, 257
  • South Fork, 20
  • Spear, D. & I. P., 157
  • Speed, Joshua Fry, Lincoln rooms with, 59; in Springfield society, 93; admires Matilda Edwards, 94; signs cotillion invitation, 98; let|ters from Lincoln, 119-20, 124
  • Spring Creek, 5-6, 20
  • Springer, Rev. Francis, 198
  • Springfield, temporary county seat, 5; descriptions, 11, 16, 42-44, 85-90; plat of, 11; original propri|etors, 12n; first lot sales, 13; pop|ulation, 35, 41; cholera, 41-42; business census, 45; state capital, 56-57, 83; new buildings, 88-89, 174-75; crudeties, 91-92; first rail|road, 144; importance diminishes, 161; growth, 165; vote of, 223, 234, 287
  • Page  312Springfield (Ky.), 5
  • Springfield Academy, 200
  • Springfield Artillery, 50, 106, 129, 210, 211, 217, 220, 241, 264
  • Springfield & Alton Railroad, 152
  • Springfield Brass Band, 135
  • Springfield Cadets, 127
  • Springfield City Council, 290
  • Springfield Conservative, 221
  • Springfield Female Seminary, 200
  • Springfield Gas Company, 178
  • Springfield Horticultural Society, 189
  • Springfield Infantry, 135
  • Springfield Marine & Fire Insurance Co., 171, 263
  • Springfield Sharp Shooters, 50
  • Springfield Temperance Society, 52
  • Springfield Young Ladies' Institute, 200
  • Springfield Zouave Grays, 263, 264
  • Stages, travel by, 48, 149-50
  • State Bank of Illinois, 121, 170; build|ing of, 89 and note, 171
  • State House, waste charged, 66; con|struction, 73-75, 86, 87, 89; yard improved, 178; Lincoln's office in, 249; Lincoln's body in, 291
  • Stillman, Stephen, 11
  • Stock raising, 48
  • Stone, Dan, 50, 52, 67
  • Storekeeping, 8-9
  • Strawbridge, Thomas, 24
  • Street lighting, 178
  • Strode, James, 31
  • Stuart, John Todd, describes social life, 19-20; describes early phy|sicians, 25; settles in Springfield, 25; in Lyceum and Colonization Society, 52; partnership with Lin|coln, 59; Whig leader, 65, 110; on State House committee, 66; in An|derson case, 69; in Adams contro|versy, 70; in Truett case, 77; in Springfield society, 93; on Jackson funeral committee, 106; hospitality, 108, 191; helps to secure college, 202; at Compromise meeting, 205; Journal denounces, 222; in 1858 campaign, 232; elected to Con|gress, 274; denounces emancipation, 275; eulogizes Lincoln, 290
  • Sugar Creek, 4
  • Sweet, Theophilus, 140
  • Swett, Leonard, 238, 274
  • Swiss Bell Ringers, 105
  • Talisman (steamer), 36-38
  • Tampico (Mex.), 133
  • Taney, Roger B., 224
  • Taverns, 24, 87-88. See also under individual names.
  • Talbott, Benjamin, 69, 70
  • Taylor, Bayard, 187
  • Taylor, E. D., 37, 213
  • Taylor, Hannah, 20
  • Taylor, John, 11, 12n, 17
  • Taylor, Margaret, 20
  • Taylor, Zachary, 137, 206
  • Telegraph, in use, 161
  • Temperance, agitation for, 78, 193-95
  • Temperance Hotel, 88
  • Tennessee, 3
  • Tennessee, Army of, 279
  • Tenth Illinois Volunteer Cavalry, 283
  • Texas, annexation, 130-31; boundary, 205
  • Thayer, Edward R., 159
  • Thayer, Joseph, 159
  • Theater, 52, 80-81, 100, 189
  • Thespian Society, 52, 80
  • Third Illinois Volunteers, 134
  • Thornton, Anthony, 244
  • Thornton, Miss, 93
  • Tinsley, S. M., 159
  • Tinsley, S. M. & Co., 148
  • "Tippecanoe & Tyler Too," 110-16
  • Todd, Elizabeth, 93
  • Todd, Dr. John, 33, 42
  • Todd, Mary, in Springfield society, 93-95; engagement and marriage, 95-97; in Harrison campaign, 115; on railroad excursion, 100. See also Mrs. Abraham Lincoln.
  • Todd family, 93
  • Trade, methods of, 22-23; export, 47; volume, 166, 169-70. See also Merchandising.
  • Trailor, Archibald, 117-20
  • Trailor, Henry, 117-20
  • Trailor, William, 117-20
  • Transportation, cost, 22; importance, 35-36; improvement, 48; demand for improvement, 54-55; slowness, 84; railroads, 144-46, 151-53; stage, 149-50
  • Treat, Samuel Hubbel, 134, 191, 196
  • Truett, Henry B., 77 and note
  • Trumbull, Lyman, in Springfield, 94; speeches by, 213, 220, 245, 256, 263; elected to Senate, 213-14; un|friendly to Lincoln, 285
  • Page  313Tuck, Amos, 257
  • Turley, James, 31
  • Turner, Jonathan Baldwin, 186
  • Twenty-first Illinois Volunteer In|fantry, 267
  • Twenty-sixth Illinois Volunteer In|fantry, 283
  • Twiggs, Gen. David E., 135
  • Tyler, John, 116
  • Typographical Association, 189
  • Union League, 290
  • Union meetings, 263, 280-81
  • Union party, 273, 274, 276, 286, 287
  • United States Court, rooms, 192
  • United States Hotel, 183
  • Universalists, 198
  • University of Illinois, 202n
  • Urbana (Ill.), 163
  • Ursuline Nuns, 199
  • Usury, legislation, 54
  • Utah, 204-05
  • Utica Morning Herald, 250
  • Van Buren, Martin, 62-64, 106, 110-16
  • Vandalia, 55-56
  • Van Noy, Nathaniel, 32
  • Varieties Theater, 189
  • Vera Cruz (Mex.), 133
  • Vicksburg, capture, 279
  • Villard, Henry, 253-55
  • Voorhees, Daniel, 278
  • Wages, in Springfield, 46, 47, 173
  • Walker, Cyrus, 111
  • Wallace, William, 93
  • Wallace, Mrs. William, 93
  • Walters, William, 65, 110, 133
  • Wards, boundaries, 201n
  • Warner, L. S., 168
  • Warren, Hooper, 33
  • Warren, William Barton, 192
  • Washburne, Elihu B., 227
  • Washingtonian movement, 193-94
  • Water supply, 183
  • Watson's Saloon, 252
  • Weatherford, William, 127
  • Webb, Edwin B., 94, 96, 97
  • Webb, James Watson, 125n
  • Weber, George R., editor Republi|can, 65; quarrels with Elkin, 67; Democratic leader, 110; in Mormon War, 128; at Bloomington conven|tion, 215
  • Weber, John B., 67
  • Webster, Bela C, 159
  • Webster, Daniel, 76
  • Weddings, 94-97
  • Weed, Thurlow, 256, 258
  • Wentworth, John, 220
  • West Virginia, 275
  • Western movement, 3
  • Wheat, 155, 167, 168
  • Whig party, formed, 65; Springfield leaders, 65, 110; exploits Demo|cratic financial measures, 121; erects ash pole, 129; attitude on Oregon question, 131; in campaign of 1856, 220
  • White, Hugh L., 62-64
  • Whitesides, John D., 123-25
  • Whitney, Rev. Jonas, 77
  • Wide-Awakes, 242, 246
  • Wied-Neufeld, Maximilian, Prince of, 41
  • Wigwam, building of, 243, 287; meet|ings at, 244, 245, 256
  • Wiley, Edmund R., 74, 111, 169
  • Williams, John, clerks for lies, 23; in Young Men's Lyceum, 52; mer|chant, 158; banker, 171; at Com|promise meeting, 205
  • Williams, John S., 141
  • Winnebago War, 32-33
  • Wisconsin, Lincoln in, 237
  • Women, place in social scheme, 29; war activities, 269, 270
  • Wool, amount raised, 155; export, 168; manufacture, 169
  • Wright, Erastus, 27, 213
  • Yankees, 29, 30
  • Yates, Richard, candidate for Con|gress, 206, 211; at rallies, 233, 234; in 1860 campaign, 245; inaugural address, 259; calls special session, 262; calls for volunteers, 263; ap|points Grant, 267; war meeting, 271, 272; visits Shiloh battlefield, 271; prorogues legislature, 278; eulogizes Seventh Illinois, 282; complains of Lincoln, 285
  • Young America Band, 237
  • Young America Hose Company, 182, 263
  • Young Ladies' Soldiers' Aid Society, 284
  • Young Men's Convention, 112-16
  • Young Men's Lyceum, 52
  • Young Men's Republican Club, 231