I want to thank all of you who follow this blog for taking this journey with me through the 55 turbulent months that made up the War Between the States.
April 11, 1865 – President Abraham Lincoln delivered a serious speech about restoring the Union that dampened the joyous celebrations over Robert E. Lee’s surrender.
March 27, 1865 – President Abraham Lincoln met with his top commanders to discuss plans for what they hoped would be the last campaign of
Article originally published in Harper’s Weekly, 3 December 1864 (courtesy of sonofthesouth.net) THE air is full of rumors of peace. It has been so at