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William H. Herndon, Jesse William Weik, Herndon's Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life, Etiam in minimis major, The History and Personal Recollections of Abraham Lincoln by William H. Herndon, for twenty years his friend and Jesse William Weik 1,765 1 Browse Search
Abraham Lincoln, Stephen A. Douglas, Debates of Lincoln and Douglas: Carefully Prepared by the Reporters of Each Party at the times of their Delivery. 1,301 9 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 947 3 Browse Search
John G. Nicolay, A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln, condensed from Nicolay and Hayes' Abraham Lincoln: A History 914 0 Browse Search
Francis B. Carpenter, Six Months at the White House 776 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 495 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 485 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 456 0 Browse Search
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 410 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 405 1 Browse Search
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that Gen Butler, having already cut off Beauregard, will be in Richmond at an early day, and before either Lee or Grant can reach there. A proclamation from Lincoln. Lincoln, on the 9th inst, issued the following proclamation, which fully equals his proclamation ordering a thanksgiving for the reopening of East Tennessee Lincoln, on the 9th inst, issued the following proclamation, which fully equals his proclamation ordering a thanksgiving for the reopening of East Tennessee to the Union arms: Executive Manroe,Washington, May 9, 1864. To the Friends of Union and Liberty. Enough is known of army operations within the last five days to claim our special gratitude to God. While what remains undone demands our meet sincere prayers to and reliance upon Him, (without whom all human effort is vaind that all patriots, at their homes, in their places of public worship, and wherever they may be, unite in common thanksgiving and prayer to Almighty God. Abraham Lincoln. That evening he was serenaded and made a speech, in which it appears he thinks much more remains to be done: The President appeared on the p
spondent of the New York Herald, writing from the battlefield Monday, sums up Grant's total losses to that date in killed, wounded and missing, at twenty seven thousand. This estimate does not include the stragglers and sick. He states that the supplies of the army of the Potomac were nearly exhausted, and adds, that if the rebels give Grant as much trouble on the rest of the route as they have done thus far his chances for success are slim indeed. A correspondent, who had applied to Lincoln for authentic news from Grant, was informed by the President that Grant was like the man that had climbed the pole and then pulled the pole up after him. From Northern Georgia. Dispatches from Gen Sherman, dated at Tunnel Hill, 7.30 P M Tuesday, state that McPherson had not attacked the enemy at Resaca, in consequence of finding his position too strongly fortified.--McPherson had accordingly fallen back to Snake Root Gap. Shefman was in front of Buzzard's Roost Gap, where he was w
says: "Grant's dispatch not yet deciphered, but he is on to Richmond!" Oh, most lying officials and most gullible Yankees! Gold went down from 180 to 169⅜. Lincoln at once published his proclamation, according to custom, calling for thankagiving for the glorious victories and the capture of Richmond, now beyond a doubt! But, suggests that if the rebels continue to give Grant such trouble on his road to Richmond, "his chances will be slim." But the Washington Chronicle, a sycophantic Lincoln paper, puts Grant's losses at thirty five thousand. It must be remembered that these estimates relate only to the fights of Friday and Saturday, the 6th and 7th. characteristic comparison, that he (Grant) was like the man who ascended the ladder and pulled it up after him i & e. he cut off communication with the world! If Lincoln can extract no other comfort from the gloomy nature of the reports from Grant, he can certainly look upon him with satisfaction as more than probably a defeated c