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Chandler, Zachariah (1813-1879) [Signatures of Senators and Congressmen requesting a speech by Zachariah Chandler on the topic of Fitz-John Porter]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03947 Author/Creator: Chandler, Zachariah (1813-1879) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Document signed Date: 21 February 1870 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 31.8 x 20.3 cm.

Summary of Content: Signed by 39 Senators and Congressmen, including Alexander Ramsey, Benjamin Franklin Rice, Charles Sumner, Hannibal Hamlin, Richard Yates, Carl Schurz, and Simon Cameron. Speeches ordered are to be printed at the Congressional Globe Office. Nine of the signers voted for and signed the 13th Amendment in 1865. The remaining signers are: Zachariah Chandler, Jacob Merritt Howard, Alexander McDonald, Matthew Hale Carpenter, William Alfred Buckingham, James Bruen Howell, James Warren Nye, John Spafford Harris, Reuben Eaton Fenton, William Pitt Kellogg, Abijah Gilbert, Thomas Ward Osborn, George Eliphaz Spencer, Henry Winslow Corbett, Timothy Otis Howe, [John Scott], [illegible], Frederick Adolphus Sawyer, Justin Smith Morrill, Willard Warner, Joseph Carter Abbott, Charles Daniel Drake, George Henry Williams, Lot Myrick Morrill, William Morris Stewart, Henry Bowen Anthony, Omar Dwight Conger, Thomas White Ferry, [Benjamin Franklin Butler], William Hepburn Armstrong, Calvin Willard Gilfillan, William Lewis Stoughton

People: Chandler, Zachariah, 1813-1879
Ramsey, Alexander, 1815-1903
Rice, Benjamin Franklin, 1828-1905
Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874
Hamlin, Hannibal, 1809-1891
Yates, Richard, 1815-1873
Schurz, Carl, 1829-1906
Buckingham, William A. (William Alfred), 1804-1875
Cameron, Simon, 1799-1889
Porter, Fitz-John, 1822-1901

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: CongressGovernment and CivicsCivil WarPrintingUnion ForcesUnion General

Sub Era: Reconstruction

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