Category Archive: Abolition

Dec 31

A Letter to John Bull: to which is added the sketch of a

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Despite the blockade, the Confederacy hoped that European demand for cotton would also bring support for the southern cause. Arkansas Historical Quarterly, 54 (Autumn 1995): 359-375. Yancey was confident that the upper classes and those in power in both Britain and France supported the Confederacy, but he understood that positive sentiment was not enough. Also includes a return of profits made by selling spirituous liquors, flour, wheat, corn, etc., to be assessed under Section 6 of the �act to amend the tax laws.� This return documents taxes assessed against James R.

Dec 30

Letters of the Late Ignatius Sancho, an African (Broadview

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Papers, 1763-1867, of the Binns family pertaining to Thomas Binns of New Kent County, Virginia, and his descendants. Confederate Slave Impressment in the Upper South. Smith goes on to become the only abolitionist to hold a Congressional office, the president of the New York Anti-Slavery Society for three years, and a Station Master of the Underground Railroad. For one, it was very expensive and difficult to convey troops from England to the colonies.

Dec 30

The Political Economy of Slavery: Studies in the Economy and

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Just as this phase of the battle was ending, a division of the Second Corps under Maj. British smugglers were stopped in their tracks by the 1811 decision that made slaving punishable by deportation to Botany Bay. Schofield's decision to defend at Franklin with his back to a river seems odd. He stayed at City Point, sensing that the final push was near. Diary, 1864, and reminiscences of Thomas Pinckney of South Carolina who was captured, May 28, 1864, and was prisoner at Point Lookout, Maryland, and Fort Delaware, Delaware.

Dec 30

Despotism in America: an inquiry into the nature, results,

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Gordon to formulate a plan that would allow the Confederate Army to pull out of Petersburg and perhaps give it the opportunity to link up with the Confederate army in North Carolina under General Joseph E. In 1860 the expenditures were $80,000,000, and the proportion of this which is lost to us by an unjust system of discrimination amounts to nearly $20,000,000. There seems to be no money except the wretched paper currency pounders of 7,000 pounds and two seacoast howitzers of 5,600 pounds, with shot and some powder.

Dec 30

Walker's Appeal: In Four Articles (Civil War)

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Here is a case where the inside of a sheet in every way matches or exceeds the expectations the cover conveys. Gregory of Company K, 4th Virginia Cavalry. John Brown�s raid on Harpers Ferry ­ Brown leads a group of whites and blacks to attack the Federal arsenal. Reconstruction also saw many African Americans becoming owners of farms and property (especially in the south). Lipscomb (1847-1886) of Company B, 1st Virginia (Farinholt�s) Reserves, from his sister Prudence G.

Dec 30

No God But Gain: The Untold Story of Cuban Slavery, the

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Where neither army held sway, the last remnants of civil government and the rule of law disappeared, and guerrilla fighters roamed the countryside. Flashback, 20, No. 3 (August 1970): 27-31. Fessenden also mentions Union troop movement to gain possession of the Weldon Railroad, and military movement rendered by black Union troops in support of the artillery battery. For Lincoln, there should be no more slaves, no subhumans, no more North versus South, no unbound wounds, no more second-class citizens, no united states in the plural.

Dec 30

Free blacks and slaves: would immediate abolition be a

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March-June, 1862 - The Peninsula Campaign. Cast a glance at the geographical shape of the secessionists’ territory, with its long stretch of coast on the Atlantic Ocean and its long stretch of coast on the Gulf of Mexico. Collection of the Virginia Department of the Treasurey, Unclaimed Property, consisting of unclaimed property personal papers delivered to the Department of the Treasury from banks, executors, administrators or any other safekeeping repositories who have come into the possession of unclaimed property.

Dec 29

Abolitionists Remember: Antislavery Autobiographies and the

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The objectives of the Ten percent Plan were to: Forge the path towards healing, at the end of the Civil War, during the Reconstruction era Ten Percent Plan for kids: The Seceded Southern States The ideas for Reconstruction and the Ten percent plan offered an answer to the question of what should be done with the Southern states and their people. The introduction of the " bronze" Indian Head Cent was successful and circulated freely.

Dec 29

Double Character: Slavery and Mastery in the Antebellum

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A Rough Introduction to This Sunny Land: The Civil War Diary of Private Henry A. Haight (1837-1915) of Company E, 52nd Pennsylvania Infantry, along the Chickahominy River, Virginia, to David Bearon of Bradford County, Pennsylvania, regarding the death of his son Thomas Bearon (d. 1862) in fighting during the Seven Days' battles. Wilson (1838-1912), and possibly Richard T. They were assaulted from three sides, and in less then half an hour their momentum was stopped with over 2,200 casualties.

Dec 29

The End of Barbary Terror: America's 1815 War against the

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Stream of History, 16, No. 4 (October 1978): 3-10, 19-25. _____. "Civil War Letters of John A. Duncan (1831-1907), 46th Virginia Infantry, to Delia Calwell, Giles County, Virginia, discussing Confederate and Union casualties, camp life, and worries about the war and his possible death. Although Lincoln's approach to emancipation was slow, the Emancipation Proclamation was an effective use of the President's war powers. [42] The more industrialized economy of the North aided in the production of arms, munitions and supplies, as well as finances, and transportation.

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