Newspaper

Date:
1865-1865

The New Orleans Times from March 2, 1865. On front page is a list of the electoral votes for the Presidential election of 1864 (noting the states that the Times felt were not legitimate). Also, describes Battle news including the capture of 60 of Sheridan's soldiers in an ambush in the Shenandoah Valley. Also it describes Lincoln's asking Davis for a surrender and Davis' reply that he didn't want any part of a "Yankee government".

Description (physical):

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.002.004
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier