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President Lincoln"s entry into Richmond after the evacuation of that place by the Confederates

by David D. Porter

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBelford"s magazine.
    ContributionsBarondess, Benjamin, 1891-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF234.R5 P37 1891
    The Physical Object
    Paginationpages [585]-596, [649]-658 ;
    Number of Pages658
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25919762M
    OCLC/WorldCa58760934

      a letter to President Lincoln, at Washington, which, apart from his military career, must ever remain a monument of honour to his name. The text of this letter deserves to be carefully studied as the exposition of the doctrines of a party in . The fort was resupplied, and Lincoln refused to evacuate it. The Confederates attacked the fort on Ap The Civil War had begun, and President Lincoln was thrust into the middle of one of this country's greatest crises. page 3 of 3.

    The Confederates burned Richmond as President Davis and his cabinet fled to make sure the Union Army could not use Confederate resources. During the American Civil War, Richmond became the capital of the Confederate States of America. On April 2, , more than 25% of the buildings in the city were destroyed by fire after the withdrawal of the. The announcement of Lincoln’s election as president on November 6, was the final injury against the South. South Carolina called for a state convention on December 6. Georgia had its own convention on the 14 th and all other slave states were also considering leaving the Union. The newly formed Republican Party had not set a policy over how to deal with the crisis.

      The Confederates chased them for the better part of seven miles. When it was over, there were a few dozen wounded among the Confederates; over Union officers and men were captured and some 30 lay dead or wounded. The Post reports that after Richmond elected its first majority-black City Council and first black mayor in , “the outgoing white government deeded the Lee monument to the state to prevent it from being moved or torn down.” 37 Soon after, the newly elected Henry Marsh laid a wreath at the Jefferson Davis monument to assuage any race.


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President Lincoln"s entry into Richmond after the evacuation of that place by the Confederates by David D. Porter Download PDF EPUB FB2

In the end, the president of the United States had to make his triumphant entry into the fallen enemy capital in a humble rowboat manned by a dozen sailors. The captain’s launch had to thread its way to the docks between a number of floating, unexploded naval torpedoes, some close enough to touch.

Usaph Bumpass, the hero of the story is an enlisted man in the army of Stonewall Jackson during the period from the last phase of the Peninsula War, fought around Richmond, through the Battle of Second Manassas after which the Confederates headed north into Maryland and took part in the greatest one day battle of the entire war at4/5.

President Abraham Lincoln, Entering Richmond Virginia, April 4, [This Original Wood Cut Illustration by Thomas Nast is available for $3, One of a kind art that is over years old] Richmond Virginia, the capitol of the Confederate States of.

"The next day after our entry into the city, on passing out from Clay Street, from Jefferson Davis's house, I saw a crowd coming, headed by President Lincoln, who was walking with his usual long, careless stride, and looking about with an interested air and taking in everything.

Page - That on the first day of January, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three, all persons held as slaves within any State or designated part of a State the people whereof shall then be in rebellion against the United States, shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free; and the Executive Government of the United States, including the military.

3 thoughts on “ The Confederate Abraham Lincoln: Second Cousin to the President ” Steve G J at am. This is a story I have never heard before. Stories of Mary Todd’s Confederate kin are common and it is nice to see stories like this about the president.

User Review - Flag as inappropriate This book enjoys renewed importance inyears after the south attempted secession. Conservative southern political theorists are publishing what they refer to as "southern perspectives" of the civil war, but these tend to be ahistorical.

They fly in the face of their true southern history of the war as reflected in this contemporary southern /5(2). James G. Randall, one of America’s greatest historians and a leading authority on Abraham Lincoln, died just as he was passing the mid-point of the fourth and final volume of his monumental study of Lincoln in the war years, Lincoln the volume, entitled The Last Full Measure, has been completed through the collaboration of R.

Current, of the. Panelists discuss the Civil War surrenders of the Confederate armies, reasons for the Union victory, and how President Lincoln and his assassination affected the peace process. The Confederates left me with a somewhat mixed bag of emotions, making it a little difficult to review.

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Quizlet flashcards, activities and games help you improve your grades. After President Lincoln took control of the nation's commercial telegraph lines in Februarythey became available for use by Western Union. In MarchSecretary of War Edward Stanton decided that all telegraph traffic should be centralized in one place.

The Lost Cause: A New Southern History of the War of the Confederates by Edward Pollard ().Available Free Here. The Lost Cause by Edward Pollard is a seminal work in the development of a Southern White historical tradition recalling, celebrating, and interpreting the fallen Confederacy to those who were part of the four-year experiment and to their children.

A few terms on the book that the notes are named for. Includes racist opinions from actual people in the book. Sorry I could not finish this as I had AP Calculus to study for.

There is a BookRags link as the last term. President Lincoln Riding Through Richmond, April 4th,Immediately After the Evacuation of the City by General Lee. A crowd cheers President Abraham Lincoln as he tours the city of Richmond on April 4,two days after Confederate general Robert E.

Lee ordered the city's evacuation. Richmond City Council sent Mayor (and Confederate veteran) J. Taylor Ellyson to Davis’s funeral in New Orleans, and asked Mrs. Davis make Richmond her husband’s permanent burial place. A Decem mass meeting in Richmond formed the Jefferson Davis Monument Association (JDMA) to build a statue of Davis and lobby for the transfer of.

The central figure of The Guns of the South is Lee. In he accepts Aks from the time-travelling Rivington Men who turn out to be the Afrikaner In the s it was common enough at my New Orleans high school to see copies of 4/5.

Lee sent a telegram to the Secretary of War: “I advise that all preparation be made for leaving Richmond tonight.” Thus, the Petersburg Campaign, the longest of the Civil War, came to an end.

The casualties for the entire period of the siege are estimated to be 42, for the Union, for the Confederates. Confederates in the Attic, by Tony Horwitz, Pantheon Books, New York,$ The Civil War looms large in the minds of Americans.

Diverse groups have immersed themselves in the literature and regalia of the war. In Confederates in the Attic, author Tony Horwitz sets out to discover the commonality of our Civil War : Historynet Staff. EDIT: Added some fun bonus material at the end.

Speaking as a Southerner who has pondered this for many years: The CSA would have gained its independence, and the institution of slavery would have continued for a time.

However, the CSA would have. On April 3,the day after the fall of Petersburg, Lincoln rode into the city and met with Grant at the Thomas Wallace House on Market Street.

The house is privately owned today and not open to the public. On April 4,two days after Richmond fell to Union forces, President Lincoln. This talk on the book "Confederates in the Attic" lasts 1 hour and 15 minutes.

I have rarely spoken of my experiences with Tony Horwitz.Lincoln's Meeting With Members of the Confederate Government at Hampton Roads, Va. It was the Old Jacksonian Francis Preston Blair, as quixotic in his own way as Horace Greeley, who set up a meeting between Lincoln and Confederate commissioners.