Slavery and Four Years of War: A Political History of Slavery in the United States together with a Narrative of the Campaigns and B by Joseph Warren Keifer

Slavery and Four Years of War: A Political History of Slavery in the United States together with a…

byJoseph Warren Keifer

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CONTENTS
CHAPTER I
Slavery: Its Political History in the United States, (I.) Introductory — (II.) Introduction of Slavery into the Colonies — (III.) Declaration of Independence — (IV.) Continental Congress: Articles of Confederation — (V.) Ordinance of 1787 — (VI.) Constitution of the United States — (VII.) Causes of Growth of Slavery — (VIII.) Fugitive-Slave Law, 1793 — (IX.) Slave Trade Abolished — (X.) Louisiana Purchase — (XI.) Florida — (XII.) Missouri Compromise — (XIII.) Nullification — (XIV.) Texas — (XV.) Mexican War, Acquisition of California and New Mexico — (XVI.) Compromise Measures, 1850 — (XVII.) Nebraska Act — (XVIII.) Kansas Struggle for Freedom — (XIX.) Dred Scott Case — (XX.) John Brown Raid — (XXI.) Presidential Elections, 1856-1860 — (XXII.) Dissolution of the Union — (XXIII.) Secession of States — (XXIV.) Action of Religious Denominations — (XXV.) Proposed Concessions to Slavery — (XXVI.) Peace Conference — (XXVII.) District of Columbia — (XXVIII.) Slavery Prohibited in Territories — (XXIX.) Benton's Summary — (XXX.) Prophecy as to Slavery and Disunion.
CHAPTER II
Sumter Fired on — Seizure by Confederates of Arms, Arsenals, and Forts — Disloyalty of Army and Navy Officers — Proclamation of Lincoln for 75,000 Militia, and Preparation for War on Both Sides
CHAPTER III
Personal Mention — Occupancy of Western Virginia under McClellan (1861) — Campaign and Battle of Rich Mountain, and Incidents
CHAPTER IV
Repulse of General Lee and Affairs of Cheat Mountain and in Tygart's Valley (September, 1861) — Killing of John A. Washington, and Incidents — and Formation of State of West Virginia
CHAPTER V
Union Occupancy of Kentucky — Affair at Green River — Defeat of Humphrey Marshall — Battles of Mill Springs, Forts Henry and Donelson — Capture of Bowling Green and Nashville, and Other Matters
CHAPTER VI
Battle of Shiloh — Capture of Island No. 10 — Halleck's Advance on Corinth, and Other Events
CHAPTER VII
Mitchel's Campaign to Northern Alabama — Andrews' Raid into Georgia, and Capture of a Locomotive — Affair at Bridgeport — Sacking of Athens, Alabama, and Court-Martial of Colonel Turchin — Burning of Paint Rock by Colonel Beatty — Other Incidents and Personal Mention — Mitchel Relieved
CHAPTER VIII
Confederate Invasion of Kentucky (1862) — Cincinnati Threatened, and "Squirrel Hunters" Called Out — Battles of Iuka, Corinth, and Hatchie Bridge — Movements of Confederate Armies of Bragg and Kirby Smith — Retirement of Buell's Army to Louisville — Battle of Perryville, with Personal and Other Incidents
CHAPTER IX
Commissioned Colonel of 110th Ohio Volunteers — Campaigns in West Virginia under General Milroy, 1862-1863 — Emancipation of Slaves in the Shenandoah Valley, and Incidents

About the Author
JOSEPH WARREN KEIFER
BREVET MAJOR-GENERAL OF VOLUNTEERS;
EX-SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, U. S. A.;
AND MAJOR-GENERAL OF VOLUNTEERS, SPANISH WAR.

Title:Slavery and Four Years of War: A Political History of Slavery in the United States together with a…Format:Kobo ebookPublished:July 2, 2013Publisher:VolumesOfValueLanguage:English

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