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The Tri-Weekly Telegraph - Houston, Texas Dated: March 27, 1865. The decision of the Governor of Texas to request all able bodied people not in the military to form home defense units. Long article inside this issue describes a laurel wreathed image of John Brown now hanging in the home of Henry Wise. Henry Wise was the Governor of Virginia who hung John Brown . Wise's mansion was captured and in the possession of Federals. A front page article from the London Times entitled: "The Last Phases of the American War" calls for the Confederacy to give up Slavery in exchange for independence.
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