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Alabama Slave Narratives: Slave Narratives from the Federal

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The events began when Union Captain Nathaniel Lyon, a Radical Republican known for his brazenness, used a newly mustered force of roughly 3,000 men, many of them German immigrants and members of the Wide Awakes organization, to arrest a Missouri State Militia encampment located outside of the city. Though several of those conflicts were more expensive in absolute terms, none was �relatively� more expensive or illustrated quite so well the crippling effect of protracted industrial warfare upon an economy and society.note Even, if not �especially�, in those parts not directly affected by the fighting: inflation affects everyone.

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A history of the struggle for slavery extension or

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In the same letter, Lincoln wrote: “I have here stated my purpose according to my view of official duty; and I intend no modification of my oft-expressed personal wish that all men every where could be free.” Lincoln was concerned—rightly—that making the war about abolition would anger northern Unionists, many of whom cared little about African Americans. Queen Victoria's proclamation designates "officers" of a belligerent party as contraband.

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Reconfiguring the Union: Civil War Transformations (Studies

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They will maintain, in the matter of manufactures, a competition that will destroy you. Though the thumbnail image above gives some idea of the quality, a larger size view of the cover reveals just how beautiful this cover is. Papers, 1863-1892, of Julian Temple Edwards (1841-1917) of King William County, Virginia, consisting of a letter, 29 September 1863, from Captain Thomas W. Also passed was the Morrill Land Grant Act which offered states land, approximately 30,000 acres for each Congressman, to support agricultural colleges.

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American Slavery, Atlantic Slavery, and Beyond: The U.S.

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During war, when individuals are called to sacrifice their lives for the good of the nation and prepare for an early, violent end, the religion of nationalism makes a distinctive mark on meaningmaking efforts circulating throughout public culture. Letters, 1862-1865, from soldiers of the 21st Virginia Infantry Regiment, Company K, regarding health, camp life, troop movements, and the 2nd Battle of Bull Run. Northerners spoke with their votes, letting the administration know that they were not happy with the current political tide.

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The Martyrdom of Abolitionist Charles Torrey (Antislavery,

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Correspondence, 1861-1864, of the Ross family of Fluvanna County, Virginia, consisting of letters from James Eastin Ross, Nathaniel Wheeler Ross, William Daniel Ross, and their cousin Richard P. Policies were issued and the two party system started to collapse and sectionalism started to rise. There are newspaper clippings of war news secured to the front several pages of the diary, including one regarding McClellan’s farewell.

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The Problem of Emancipation (Antislavery, Abolition, and the

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White County Heritage, 19 (1981): 86-87. "Civil War Letters." The Camp of the Contrabands on the Banks of the Mississippi, Fort Pickering, Memphis, Tenn, 1862. Records, 1861-1906, of the Daily Dispatch and Richmond Dispatch, containing correspondence to and from the editor, extracts from published sources and proceedings, subscription and advertising receipts, editorials, poetry, requests, clippings, and drafts of articles. Methodists, Baptists, and Presbyterians in the first half of the nineteenth century expressed reservations about slavery, [40] but by 1850 John C.

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The End of Days: African American Religion and Politics in

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As a matter of fact, Lincoln was hardly President-elect, when Seward secured the Secretaryship of State. Furthermore, this capacity was built on a commitment stemming from an oppression personally experienced, which served to reinforce rather than undermine a more depersonalized identification with the collective cause. Miriam was Moses’s older sister who was watching over him in the basket on the Nile’s edge. Brown mentions agricultural matters and offers to write General John B.

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Proslavery and Sectional Thought in the Early South,

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Word spread quickly, and soon Lovett sold his remaining Confederate cents to numismatist Dr. In an effort to placate the slave-holding border states, Lincoln resisted the demands of radical Republicans for complete abolition. The rest of James Shields 's division was strung out along the muddy roads back to Luray. I want to also ask you about feminism, where that plays in, as we move in on International Women’s Day, March 8th, on Saturday.

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The Price of Racial Reconciliation (The Politics of Race and

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Even better, bronze is a relatively cheap metal. 1864 Indian Head Cent, the first year of the "bronze" cent. Booth was shot and captured while hiding in a barn near Bowling Green, Virginia, and died later the same day, April 26, 1865. Almost one-third of all Southern families owned slaves. Little Rock: Butler Center Books, 2010. ———. “The Earth Reeled and Trees Trembled”: Civil War Arkansas, 1863–1864. Lincoln wrote to Frémont: "Can it be pretended that it is any longer the government of the U.

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Encyclopedia of the Underground Railroad

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Washington County Flashback, 3 (April 1953): 2-33. _____. "The Tebbetts House was Federal Headquarters During the Battle of Fayetteville." Supreme Court which rules that "all-white" primary elections are unconstitutional. By mid-November, Sherman—with three-fifths of his army—began his famous March to the Sea, wrecking railroads, consuming foodstuffs, and proving to the Southern people that their armies could not check these massive Union raids. Once the house had been painted, but the sun blistered the paint and the rains washed it away, and now the house was as dull and gray as everything else. “When Aunt Em came there to live she was a young pretty wife.

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