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Holden, William Woods (1818-1892) Weekly standard. [Vol. 28, no. 38, whole no. 1434 (September 17, 1862)]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05959.22.01 Author/Creator: Holden, William Woods (1818-1892) Place Written: Raleigh, North Carolina Type: Newspapers Date: 17 September 1862 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Address of General Bragg, The Battlefields of Manassas, The Fight at Washington, Battles around Manassas. An editorial speaks up following the election of Governor Vance, revealing the relationship between this paper and its competitor, the Register, and a report of the gubernatorial inauguration is included. Reports from several different warfront campaigns are printed. Minutes from the Confederate Congress are included, as well as a list of recent West Pointe graduates. A letter to the editor surmises the war to be one of purposeful extinction of the Southern way of life. An article reprinted from the Richmond Whig compares the Confederates with Prussia. A letter from a local soldier at Manassas Plains to his father is printed here, with another letter from a soldier stationed in Washington. Correspondence between Lee and others, including Davis, is included.

People: Holden, William Woods (1818-1892)

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Keywords/Subjects: First Battle of Bull Run (Manassas), Civil War, Military History, Confederate States of America, Journalism, Global History and Civics, Foreign Affairs, West Point (US Military Academy), Education, Confederate General or Leader, Battle of Bull Run, Second Battle of Bull Run (Manassas), Politics, Government and Civics, Election, Soldier's Letter

Sub Era: The American Civil War