Bryant, William Cullen (1794-1878) The Evening Post. [Vol. 55, no. 91 (November 11, 1864)]
Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08765
Author/Creator: Bryant, William Cullen (1794-1878)
Place Written: New York, New York
Date: 11 November 1864
Pagination: 4 p. ; 79 x 60 cm.
Summary of Content: Announces the re-election of President Abraham Lincoln and lists election returns by state. Also describes plots of Confederate agents in Canada to sink the steamer Michigan and release the prisoners on Johnson’s island. Reprints excerpts from General Winfield Scott’s biography. Describes the capture of the pirate ship Florida by the Wachusett. Also includes an article on how the poor live in England. Other articles detail Civil War news, local and international news.
Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877
Keywords/Subjects: Election;, Government and Civics;, Politics;, Confederate States of America;, Civil War;, Military History;, Canada;, Steamboat;, Prisoner of War;, Union General;, Union Forces;, Poverty;, Global History and Civics;, Foreign Affairs;, Navy;, Pirates;, Privateering;, President;
Sub Era: The American Civil War
Background: Bryant became editor of the NY evening post in 1829. He was a strong opponent of slavery and gave support to the emerging trade union movement.
LOC Search Terms: United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865., Spying--United States., Spies--United States--History--19th century., Espionage--United States--History--19th century.Order Image