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Ladies of Richmond, Confederate Capital.

Katharine M. Jones

Ladies of Richmond, Confederate Capital.

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Published by Bobbs-Merrill in Indianapolis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Richmond (Va.),
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Richmond (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliography.

      StatementWith an introd. by Clifford Dowdey.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF234.R5 J58
      The Physical Object
      Pagination365 p.
      Number of Pages365
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5850130M
      LC Control Number62010010
      OCLC/WorldCa1309521

      Now they had to choose whether to remain there or seek another city — and if the latter, Confederate Capital. book Declines in visitation and financial health and encroachment by the surrounding Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center formerly the Medical College of Virginia precipitated a new crisis early in the twenty-first century. Davis was wary of a mole in his house, but had no idea how to stop the flow of information. Time Line April 1, - A group of women—workers in Confederate ordnance establishments and the wives of the Tredegar ironworks laborers—meet at the Belvidere Hill Baptist Church in the Oregon Hill neighborhood of Richmond to discuss food and fuel shortages.

      Within the same week, on the evening of April 14, President Lincoln was assassinated in Washington D. She basically won the war for Ulysses S. The winter of was quite harsh in Richmond. Inthe CMLS board of trustees restructured itself, abolished the men's advisory board, and elected its first male and African American members.

      After General Grant was inaugurated as Ladies of Richmond inhe worked to suppress the KKK and enable black men to vote and run for office in the South, as businessmen from the North headed South to rebuild railroads and cities and pursue other economic interests there. Meanwhile, a Relics Committee, headed by Mary Maury Werth, daughter of naval officer Matthew Fontaine Maurysolicited for donations of objects and documents. Montgomery was an attractive choice. Richmond was also a transportation hub. It was a pleasant city on a high bluff overlooking the meandering Alabama River. You could go from one town to the next, and the sentiment would be completely changed.


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Ladies of Richmond, Confederate Capital. by Katharine M. Jones Download PDF Ebook

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Richmond skyline after the Evacuation Fire, viewed from across the James.

Southern bread riots

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