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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Amnesty proclamations. (search)
ghth. Abraham Lincoln. President Johnson in 1865. The second one was issued by President Johnson, under date of May 29, 1865, and was the beginning of the reconstruction measures. The following is the text: Whereas, the President of the set my hand, and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed. Done at the city of Washington, this the 29th day of May, 1865, and of the independence of America the 89th. Andrew Johnson. President Johnson in 1868. In this year Presih proclamations were respectively issued on the 8th day of December, 1863, on the 26th day of March, 1864, on the 29th day of May, 1865, and on the 7th day of September, 1867; And whereas, the said lamentable Civil War has long since altogether cewhich proclamations were severally issued on the 8th day of December, 1863, on the 6th day of March, 1864, on the 29th day of May, 1865, on the 7th day of September, 1867, and on the 4th day of July in the present year: and, Whereas, the authority
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), North Carolina, State of (search)
erates sent against him. Yet his loss during his entire raid did not exceed twenty-five men. Soon afterwards (July) Foster's department was enlarged, including lower Virginia, and, leaving General Palmer in command at Newbern, he made his headquarters at Fort Monroe. Early in 1865 Fort Fisher was captured, and General Sherman made his victorious march through the State, which ended in the surrender of Johnston's army in May. W. W. Holden was appointed provisional governor of the State, May 29, 1865, and a convention of delegates, assembled at Raleigh, adopted resolutions (Oct. 2) declaring the ordinance of secession null, abolishing slavery, and repudiating the State debt created in aid of the Confederate cause. A new legislature was elected, which ratified the amendment to the national Constitution abolishing slavery. The new government of North Carolina did not meet the approval of Congress; nor were the representatives of the State admitted to that body. In 1867 a military go
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
nessee, and Georgia at Washington, D. C.......May 22-23, 1865 Gen. E. Kirby Smith surrenders his trans-Mississippi army......May 26, 1865 President proclaims general amnesty to rebels, with exceptions, on taking oath of allegiance......May 29, 1865 William W. Holden proclaimed provi -sional governor of North Carolina by President Johnson......May 29, 1865 Day of humiliation and mourning on account of the assassination of Lincoln......June 1, 1865 British government rescinds its May 29, 1865 Day of humiliation and mourning on account of the assassination of Lincoln......June 1, 1865 British government rescinds its recognition of the Confederates as belligerents......June 2, 1865 Galveston, Tex., the last seaport held by the South, surrenders......June 5, 1865 French government rescinds its recognition of the Confederates as belligerents......June 6, 1865 Judge William L. Sharkey appointed provisional governor of Mississippi by President Johnson......June 13, 1865 Proclamation of President removing restrictions on trade east of the Mississippi after July 1, and declaring insurrection in Tenness
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), North Carolina, (search)
17; they sign an agreement for peace, April 18; it is rejected at Washington, April 21; General Grant arrives at Raleigh......April 24, 1865 Gen. J. E. Johnston surrenders to Sherman; agreement signed at Bennett's house, near Durham station......April 26, 1865 Maj.-Gen. J. M. Schofield, appointed to command the Department of North Carolina, makes his headquarters at Raleigh......April, 1865 William W. Holden proclaimed provisional governor of the State by President Johnson......May 29, 1865 Maj.-Gen. Thomas H. Ruger succeeds Schofield in command of the Department of North Carolina......June, 1865 Convention called by Provisional Governor Holden meets at Raleigh, Oct. 2, repeals the ordinance of secession, adopts an ordinance prohibiting slavery, Oct. 9, and adjourns......Oct. 19, 1865 People ratify the repeal of the ordinance of secession by 20,506 to 2,002, and the ordinance prohibiting slavery by 19,039 to 3,039......Nov. 7, 1865 Governor Holden is relieved of