The Age of Hate: Andrew Johnson and the Radicals

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ABBOT, JOSIAH E., delegate to National Union Convention, 351
Abell, Judge Edwin, tells New Orleans grand jury reassembly of 1864 convention was unlawful, 346; arrested by Federal authorities, 347; removed by Gen. Sheridan, 572
Abolitionists displeased with Lincoln, 20; hire thugs to break up Johnson meeting in Cleveland, 364
Adams, Charles Francis, writes in praise of Johnson's message to Congress, 274; suggested for Seward's place, 464
Adamson, John W., fictitious character used by Baker in evidence against Johnson, 406
Address to the People of the South, 98
Advertiser ( Boston) selected by Sumner for publication of Schurz's letters from South, 219
African Methodists pray to Senate, 601
Aiken, Col. John A., Whig candidate for Congress in 1843, beaten by Johnson, 78
Alabama ends career, 19
Alabama claims to be arbitrated with England, 645
Alabama Constitutional Convention repeals Secession Ordinance, 251
Alabama black code, 282
Alcorn, J. L., elected to Senate from Mississippi, 256
Alden, J. W., warns Radicals, 215, 216
Alexandria, convalescent camp at, 9
Allen, C. M., presents name of Andrew Johnson for Vice President at National Union Convention, 56
Allison, William B., tells House that Johnson appointed dishonest men to office, 386
Alta Vela case, 534-538, 573
Alta Vela claim, favorable opinions for it sought from leaders in impeachment proceedings, 535; half per cent interns reigned to Jeremiah S. Black and partners, 535; American right to guano indorsed by Gen. Butler, 535, 536
Ambulances carrying wounded soldiers familiar sight on streets of Washington, 9
Amnesty Proclamation, draft by President Johnson, 185; inclusions and exceptions, 187, 188; Johnson issues another proclamation, 467; drafted by Seward, 468
Andrew, Gov. John A., seeks candidate for Vice Presidential nomination, 31; goes to Baltimore Convention to help Hamlin, 38; commends Johnson's course, 221; opposes negro suffrage, 227; urges Johnson to sign Civil Rights Bill, 307; suggested by F. P. Blair for Secretary of State, 385
Anthony, D. R., telegraphs Pomeroy and Ross, 605; beats up Ross, 630
Arkansas, readmission discussed in Senate, 617, 618
Armies of the North reviewed in Washington, closing act of Civil War, 186
"Arm-in-Arm Convention" applied to Philadelphia gathering by Radical newspaper correspondents, 351
Armistice, between Gen. Sherman and Gen. Johnsonon, disturbing to Johnson, Stanton and Grant, 171; ready to be signed between Sherman and Johnston, 172
Armstrong, William H., accompanies Simon Cameron to Gen. Butler to explain selection as Vice Presidential candidate, 30
Arnold, Samuel, arrested at Fortress Monroe as Lincoln plotter, 194; escapes death penalty, 205
Articles of Impeachment against President Johnson, 516
Ashley, James M., prefers Chase to Lincoln as a candidate, 26; indorses President's speech, 170; introduces resolution of impeachment, 382; resolution fails, 401; arraigns Johnson in resolution directing Judiciary Committee to examine his official acts, 403, 404; undertakes to manufacture evidence against President, 412; tampers with Surratt, 412-415; summoned before Judiciary Committee to tell what evidence he has against President, 415; resolution adopted for continuing Judiciary Committee investigation by 40th Congress, 416; record in the war investigated for the President, 416- 417; speaks in Ohio campaign for Radicals, 468; makes opening speech on impeachment resolution, 512
Assassination of Lincoln at Ford's Theater, 160; rumors of plans against Johnson, Stanton and Grant, 161; trial of persons implicated in Lincoln's assassination gets under way, 190; history of tragedy and its aftermath, 193 et seq.; Stanton issues proclamation accusing Southern leaders and offering rewards for their arrest, 197; Sanders and Tucker deny any acquaintance with Booth or his accomplices, 198; Mrs. Surratt, Payne, Atzerodt and Herold executed, 211
Astor, William B., on committee to visit Johnson, 290
Attorney-General's office approves Military Commission's findings, sets date of executions, 209
Atzerodt, George A., refuses to undertake assassination of Johnson, 192; captured in Western Maryland, 194; executed, 211
BABCOCK, GEN. ORVILLE E., one of Grant's intimates, 631; implicated in Whiskey Ring, 642
Badeau, Adam, takes note of interview between Grant and Wade, 603
Baird, Gen. Absalom, urged to prevent assembly of convention in New Orleans, 346; telegraphs Stanton for instructions on grand jury action, 347
Baker, Lafayette C., estimates number of "fountains of ruin" in Washington, 9; reports to Secretary Stanton on number of gambling houses, 10; appointed head of Secret Service,


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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Illustrations viii
  • Acknowledgment ix
  • I. War-Time Washington 1
  • Ii. Plot and Counterplot 16
  • III- the National Union Convention 37
  • Iv. the Bound Boy of Raleigh 59
  • V. the Tailor-Politician 74
  • Vt. "In the Furnace of Treason" 98
  • Vii. on the Ticket with Lincoln 120
  • Ix. President Andrew Johnson 160
  • X. the Trial of Mrs. Surratt 190
  • Xi. the Lull Before the Storm 213
  • Xii. Charles Sumner Declares War 236
  • Xiii. the Triumph of Caliban 262
  • Xiv. Victory at Any Price 293
  • Xv. a Marplot in the Cabinet 320
  • Xvi. the Swing Around the Circle 344
  • Xvii. Bayonet Rule by Act Of Congress 370
  • Xix. Johnson Crosses the Rubicon 426
  • Xx. General Grant Breaks His Word 457
  • Xxi. the Impeachment of The President 486
  • Xxii. Preparing for the Trial 515
  • Xxiii. Impartial Court Or Political Inquest? 541
  • Xxiv. Sound and Fury 566
  • Xxvii. Last Months in the White House 633
  • Xviii. the Tennessee Epilogue 654
  • Appendix - Authorities Consulted and Cited In This Volume 677
  • Notes 685
  • Index 755


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