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The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure), Flight and capture of Jefferson Davis. (search)
Flight and capture of Jefferson Davis. Hon. John H. Reagan. On my return home, after an absence of a month, I find your letter of July 17th, inclosing a communication from General James H. Wilson to the Philadelphia weekly times, headed Jefferson Davis flight from Richmond. You asked me to inform you how much truth there is in the statement of General Wilson, and say that you desire my answer for publication, and request me to make it full. My answer is at your disposal, and may be published or not, as you think best. I will answer this article as well as I can remember the facts at this date, and those which are material, so far as they come to my knowledge, were doubtless so impressed on my mind by the deep interest of the occasion that they will not be forgotten. I have in the outset to say that General Wilson must have written his statement from information derived from others, as he could not personally have known the facts about which he writes; and that he has either
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure), The Dalton-Atlanta operations. (search)
nlike that in Virginia, and proposed that they should agree upon preliminaries of peace, citing authorities. General Sherman assented, and in less than two hours the terms, drawn up and adopted next day, were agreed upon, except that General Sherman refused to include Mr. Davis and his Cabinet in the article (sixth) granting amnesty. This question was discussed till sunset, when they agreed to resume the subject next morning. General Breckenridge accompanied Johnston to the meeting, and Mr. Reagan put on paper the terms discussed the day before, which Johnston had given, and sent the paper after him. As soon as received, without any discussion aside, these terms were proposed to General Sherman, with the reminder that they had been almost accepted the day before. With this paper before him, General Sherman wrote rapidly that which was adopted and signed, which expressed in his language the terms discussed the day before. The terms of this convention show that there was no question
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure), How Jefferson Davis was overtaken. (search)
d among the baggage, In a recent article Mr. Reagan says: If it is meant by this statement simplf War; Mr. Benjamin, Secretary of State, and Mr. Reagan, Postmaster General. His wife was in North he historian means by this. extract I leave Mr. Reagan and Mr. Davis to reconcile with the facts. rtake to decide as to whether Mr. Pollard or Mr. Reagan is more worthy of belief. My aim is merely was left to make his way to Georgia, Postmaster General Reagan continuing to journey with him, and d's detachment captured, at the same time, John H. Reagan, rebel Postmaster General, Colonel B. N. Ho the Detroit Tribune: I have read John H. Reagan's letter to Governor Porter, in the publicand disguise of Jefferson Davis. I remember Mr. Reagan, who was captured with Davis. I had the honn Davis when he was in such female disguise. Mr. Reagan did not then see him; but there were severalhnston (he, doubtless, meant Harrison) and General Reagan, who had just come out of the second tent.[4 more...]