Slavery in the District of Columbia; the policy of Congress

Slavery in the District of Columbia; the policy of Congress

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Lexington, Kentucky was captured by Smith's forces, unopposed, the following day. For Downs such tales are heartbreaking. "So many of these people are dying of starvation and that is such a slow death," he said. Clinton Carter of Bloomington, Indiana, to Louthan, imprisoned at Camp Chase in Columbus, Ohio; and a letter, 12 February 1864, from Louthan to Carter. During and especially after the Civil War, each side pointed fingers of guilt at the other. War meant the possibility of disruption to their cotton produced on the backs of slave labor, and disruption could have catastrophic ramifications in commercial and financial markets abroad.
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Ten Hills Farm: The Forgotten History of Slavery in the

Ten Hills Farm: The Forgotten History of Slavery in the

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Sponsor a child to make a real difference. The attack was uncoordinated due to an overlapping of brigades. Gentry, of Company A, 23rd Virginia Infantry Regiment, and include letter, 1 February 1862, talking about the regiment�s actions in West Virginia in early 1862, and describes camp life and living conditions; and letter, 10 April 1862, including a description of the Battle of Kernstown and the actions of the 5th Virginia in defense of an artillery battery during the battle.
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Slavery defended from Scripture, against the attacks of the

Slavery defended from Scripture, against the attacks of the

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More likely money went to gambling, and racehorses. Walls, David. "Marching Song of the First Arkansas Colored Regiment: A Contested Attribution." They are a uniform jacket worn by french soldiers in the civil war. The next day, Grant launched no more attacks on the Confederate defenses. Lincoln's latest replacement for leader of the Army of the Potomac, General George Meade, established a line of defense on high ground along what is now called Cemetery Ridge.
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Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom

Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom

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An exceptionally good treatment of the Peninsula campaign and the Seven Day's Battles. Early in the Civil War, what did Lincoln say was the purpose? In late 1861, Lincoln appointed General George McClellan to lead a major Union force called the Army of the Potomac. Fauber family genealogical notes containing information on members of the Fauber family of Augusta County, Virginia, who served in the Confederacy. There are also endnotes for the chapters of the draft.
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Letters addressed to William Wilberforce, M.P.: recommending

Letters addressed to William Wilberforce, M.P.: recommending

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The consequences of such a service are indefinite, infinitely beyond the effect of any contraband that can be conveyed. 'The carrying of two or three cargoes of military stores,' says Sir W. Hardee at Triune, but when the Federal march began, Bragg moved Hardee back to Murfreesboro, avoiding a confrontation. Webster-Ashburton Treaty between the United States and Great Britain is signed, settling boundary disputes between the U. They broke the common Victorian American tradition and volunteered to be Civil War nurses, something that astounded the nation (USAHEC.org).
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Up from Slavery: An Autobiography (Penguin Classics)

Up from Slavery: An Autobiography (Penguin Classics)

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The Union had 12,401 casualties with 2,108 dead. This “compromise” allowed the slaveholding states more representation than should have been allowed in the House of Representatives, even though African Americans had no rights as citizens. Provision returns enumerate the amount of men and rations issued to various troops. Includes accounts certified by Major Thomas J. Of note is his description of the beginning of Sigel�s Shenandoah Campaign and the Battle of New Market, 15 May 1864.
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The Political Worlds of Slavery and Freedom (The Nathan I.

The Political Worlds of Slavery and Freedom (The Nathan I.

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Letters, 1856-1865, of the Brown family of Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts, mainly of Albert Church Brown (b. ca. 1843) of Houlton, Maine, while serving in the 16th Maine Infantry around Richmond and Petersburg, Virginia. In 1896 this group and the Colored Women's League of Washington merged, becoming the National Association of Colored Women. The action in the book begins with a plantation owner mired in debt making arrangements to sell some of his slaves. Especially problematic were shortages of wool, leather, and salt for the curing of meat, since most of these were diverted for military use.
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Peculiar Institution: America's Death Penalty in an Age of

Peculiar Institution: America's Death Penalty in an Age of

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A year later, the Secret Service assumed full-time responsibility for protection of the President. Camp Douglas, located on Chicago's South Side, was the largest camp in Illinois. Ouachita County Historical Quarterly, 8 (March 1977): 8-13. _____. "The R. Lee 's army of the supplies they required. Among his other books are, Temperance anecdotes. No such man could be elected from any district in any slave-state. Rather than accept Republican rule, Southern radicals immediately provoked a crisis by organizing a campaign for secession.
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Redemption Songs: Suing for Freedom before Dred Scott

Redemption Songs: Suing for Freedom before Dred Scott

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Pollan, Carolyn. "Fort Smith Under Union Military Rule, September 1, 1863 - Fall, 1865." Albert Pike (a prominent Arkansas newspaper owner and author of numerous legal works who became a Confederate general) explained why secession was unavoidable: No concessions would now satisfy (and none ought now to satisfy) the South but such as would amount to a surrender of the distinctive principles by which the Republican Party coheres [exists], because none other or less would give the South peace and security.
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Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New

Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New

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She also describes the houses in which her family lived, neighbors, the devastation of the countryside surrounding Richmond, family news, and a meeting with Union general Edward Hinks. Former slaves received the rights of citizenship and the “equal protection” of the Constitution in the 14th Amendment (1868) and the right to vote in the 15th (1870), but the provisions of Constitution were often ignored or violated, and it was difficult for former slaves to gain a foothold in the post-war economy thanks to restrictive black codes and regressive contractual arrangements such as sharecropping.
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