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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 650 0 Browse Search
John G. Nicolay, A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln, condensed from Nicolay and Hayes' Abraham Lincoln: A History 172 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 29. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 156 0 Browse Search
Francis B. Carpenter, Six Months at the White House 154 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 II. 78 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 68 0 Browse Search
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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) 62 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 52 0 Browse Search
William Boynton, Sherman's Historical Raid 50 0 Browse Search
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ame down to confer with him, and found him not yet ready for the contemplated advance on Richmond, but that he would be that afternoon, and that Shields's division could go on Sunday. He [McDowell] added, that he had once before moved on Sunday--alluding to the battle of Bull Run--and had been very much condemned for it all over the country, but that he was ready to do so again. The President therefore suggested that he might get a good ready, and start on Monday, which was agreed on. Messrs. Lincoln and Stanton returned to Washington that night, and had hardly left before a telegram came announcing this raid of Jackson up [down] the Shenandoah Valley. This was soon followed by an order to send a division up after Jackson. McDowell adds: I did so, although I replied that it was a crushing blow to us all. The President ordered another brigade to move up there, and then another brigade, and then another regiment. Two divisions were thus sent before McDowell, whose heart was set on
lph John Quincy Adams Joshua R. Giddings Mr. Lincoln Gov. Seward Gen. Butler Gen. Frement Geeck Gen. Cameron his report revised by President Lincoln Seward to McClellan Gen. Burnside Gen the response do, to the Chicago Clergymen Lincoln's first Proclamation of Freedom the Election, thirteen years prior to the appearance of Mr. Lincoln's Proclamation of Freedom, in reply to slavsen; and both parties, after the election [of Lincoln to the Presidency], harmoniously agreed on al in by that journals supporting the War, President Lincoln wrote Gen. Fremont that he must withdraw under the Constitution of the country. Mr. Lincoln struck out and suppressed this portion of G This order was rescinded or annulled by President Lincoln, in a Proclamation May 19. which recihe prayer of twenty Millions, and exhorting Mr. Lincoln--not to proclaim all the slaves in our counved that the step must finally be taken. Mr. Lincoln was soon visited, Sept. 13. among others[2 more...]
viction of Vallandigham Democrats of Albany thereon President Lincoln's response Ohio Democratic Convention's resolves Vaominated for Governor Convention demand his release President Lincoln's reply the New York journalists on the Freedom of tSeymour's speech he demands a stoppage of the Draft President Lincoln's reply the Autumn Elections the Draft adjudged val Ellis, Harris, Magoffin, Jackson, and Burton, did to President Lincoln's requisitions in 1861, the Federal authority may be meeting, transmitted, by its order, these resolves to President Lincoln; who, after taking ample time to consider them, respoaranties of personal liberty would remain unchanged. Mr. Lincoln responded June 29. pungently to this appeal, but lesslf of our citizens are destined to be brought off into Messrs. Lincoln & Company's charnel-house. God forbid! We hope that iprotect its citizens from a ruthless conscription. President Lincoln, in response Aug. 7. to the Governor's appeal, aft
ederal arming of Blacks the Confederate Congress punishes it with death President Lincoln threatens retaliation Garrett Davis, S. S. Cox & co. Denounce the armingLaurens, of S. C., by his son Col. John Laurens, by Col. Alexander Hamilton, Gen. Lincoln, James Madison, Gen. Greene, and other ardent patriots. It is highly probabaw. All these, and many kindred movements in the same direction, preceded Mr. Lincoln's first or premonitory Proclamation of Freedom, Sept. 22, 1862. and long ery little inferior to the White, either in numbers or in efficiency. Yet Mr. Lincoln's initial Proclamation aforesaid had hardly been diffused throughout the Con (Signed) G. T. Beauregard. Prior to the issue Jan. 1, 1863. of President Lincoln's later, unconditional edict of emancipation, Jefferson Davis had, in pro Annual Message, Jan. 12, 1863. he dealt, of course, very harshly with President Lincoln's final Proclamation of Freedom, then recently promulgated, which he stig
reflect the varying phases of the War Kentucky Unionism Lincoln to Hodges Lincoln at Gettysburg Fremont nominated for PrRadical platform Union National Convention its platform Lincoln and Johnson nominated Johnson's letter a season of Gloom Autumn Elections Maryland free death of Roger B. Taney Lincoln elected the soldiers' vote the Xxxviiith Congress LincoLincoln's last Message Slavery prohibited by constitutional amendment Peace overtures at Richmond, and negotiations in Hampton roads Lincoln's second Inaugural. As, since McClellan's recoil from the defenses of Richmond, the judgment of the loyal Stery considerable dissent from the policy of renominating Mr. Lincoln; but, as the canvass proceeded, the popular sentiment wao reconcile the Kentuckians to the bitter prescription. Mr. Lincoln was induced to put the substance of lis observations at l reader will note in this letter a decided advance upon Mr. Lincoln's earlier allusions to Slavery in its necessary relation
proved utterly inadequate in the face of a foe able to detain him a week at each considerable river and drive in or cut off his foraging parties; forcing back his cavalry on his infantry. Georgia was swiftly and cheaply traversed, simply by reason of the admirable dispositions which left the enemy in doubt as to his objective, and paralyzed, at Macon, Augusta, Savannah, &c., forces which should have been concentrated to oppose his advance. Sherman announced his crowning triumph to President Lincoln as follows: I beg to present you, as a Christmas gift, the city of Savannah, with 150 heavy guns and plenty of ammunition, and also about 25,000 bales of cotton. The President responded as follows: Executive Mansion, Washington, D. C., Dec. 26, 1864. my dear Gen. Sherman: Many, many thanks for your Christmas gift — the capture of Savannah. When you were about to leave Atlanta for the Atlantic coast, I was anxious, if not fearful; but, feeling that you were the bette
XXXV. death of President Lincoln—Peace.—Johnston — Davis — Taylor — Kirby Smith. The President at City Point he enters Richmond letter to Weitzel recruiting stopped celebration at Fort Sumter the President assassinated by J. Wilkes Booth Gov. Seward murderously assaulted by Payne Powell accession of Andrew Johns War Sheridan's expedition the Rebellion's final collapse career of the Shenandoah Grant's parting address to his soldiers dissolution of our armies. President Lincoln had gone March 24. down to the front in anticipation of Grant's final movement against Lee's right south of Petersburg, and was thenceforward in constant h the principal streets, and, at 6 1/2 P. M., left on his return to City Point; whence he repeated his visit to Richmond two days later — this time attended by Mrs. Lincoln, by Vice-President Johnson, several U. S. Senators, &c. He was now waited on by several leading Confederates, who, seeing that their cause was hopelessly