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Tyler & Allegre (fl. 1862-1865) The daily richmond enquirer. [Vol. 36, no. 96 (March 24, 1864)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05959.80.07 Author/Creator: Tyler & Allegre (fl. 1862-1865) Place Written: Richmond, Virginia Type: Newspaper Date: 24 March 1864 Pagination: 2 p. ; 68 x 47 cm.

Summary of Content: Proclamation of Jefferson Davis for a day of fasting and prayer. Article on the reorganization of the Maryland Line. Article titled "Charleston Impregnable from the Sea Approaches," which states "Charleston will not be taken from the sea approaches, and therefore that the land forces now here may, ere long be withdrawn." Article from the "New York Times" stating that letters found on the body of Colonel Dahlgren were forgeries -- the "Times" claims that Federal troops would never kill Jefferson Davis and his cabinet when they reach Richmond. Police items on a slave woman involved in a theft and a "mulatto woman" charged with assault. Note that North Carolina Governor Zebulon B. Vance arrived in Richmond the day before. Description of the execution of David Owen Dodd, a 17 year old Confederate spy, by Federal troops in Little Rock, Arkansas. Page 2 article on the recent history of Mexico. Printed letter of Virginia Governor William Smith on exemptions from the draft, which appears to have been marked in pen.


Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryConfederate States of AmericaCrimeSpyingDeath PenaltyDeathConfederate General or LeaderReligionNavyForgery and FraudUnion ForcesAfrican American HistoryWomen's HistorySlaveryGovernment and CivicsConscriptionForeign AffairsGlobal History and CivicsLatin and South AmericaMilitary Law

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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