Newspaper

Date:
1865-1865

The Tri-Weekly Telegraph - Houston, Texas Dated: May 29, 1865. The aftermath of the war is still being felt and discussed amongst the citizens of Texas. One article on Jefferson Davis being held at Fort Lafayette awaiting trial for treason. Also a story on General Sherman refusing General Halleck's offer to allow Davis to stay at his home in Richmond. Editorial defending the decision to succeed.

Description (physical):

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.002.044
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier