Newspaper

Date:
1864-1864

The Tri-Weekly Telegraph - Houston, Texas Dated: December 5, 1864. Annual address from President Jefferson Davis takes up the majority of the front page. Topics include: Richmond and Atlanta are not critical points and also the employment of slaves inside the Confederate Army. Also features an account of a speech given by General Benjamin Butler where he applauds Lincoln's Presidency and discusses the war at hand. Also, Butler went on to denounce Rebels as not worthy of living in a post-war United States, and that they should be exiled to Mexico and their lands divided up by Northern soldiers. Editorial follows: "Lincoln's Re-election - What Next".

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.002.027
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier