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Washington, D.C., in Lincoln"s time.

Noah Brooks

Washington, D.C., in Lincoln"s time.

Edited with new commentary by Herbert Mitgang.

by Noah Brooks

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Published by Quadrangle Books in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865.,
  • Washington (D.C.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE501 B87 1971
    The Physical Object
    Pagination309p.
    Number of Pages309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18052223M

      H Street Washington D.C. Mary Surratt Boarding House, H Street Washington. Secretary of Interior -James Harlan in andrew Johnson cabinet -april resigned J Elizabeth Beckle Dressmaker invited steamer cityPoint. among passengers Secretary of Interior wife Mrs Ann Eliza Peck Harlan & James Harlan and their daughter. His novel begins in the brutal month of February of ; 11 months after the Lincolns moved to Washington D.C., 10 months after the outbreak of the Civil War.

    The first year in Washington was a time of personal and political trials for the Lincolns. Elmer E. Ellsworth, a young Lincoln friend from Illinois, was shot dead while helped retake Alexandria from the rebels in April In October, an old Lincoln friend, Oregon Senator Edward D. Baker, died in the Battle of Ball’s Bluff. Cecilia Carlstedt. I n the opening days of the Civil War, long before Saturday Night Live appropriated the idea, Louis Trezevant Wigfall earned the distinction in Washington, D.C., of being the.

    Lincoln's funeral at the Capitol. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images. CREATIVE. Washington, D.C.: Lincoln's funeral at the Capitol. Embed. Buy the print. accessing the content may take some time and may be subject to additional fees. .   Frederick Douglass arrived at the White House on a hot day in August without an appointment. He was a black man on a mission at a time when the country was torn by Civil War.


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Washington in Lincoln's time by Brooks, Noah, Publication datec Topics Lincoln, Abraham,Washington (D.C.) -- History Civil War,genealogy Publisher New York, The Century Co. Collection americana Digitizing sponsor University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

Washington, D.C. was the crucible in which Lincoln’s momentous years in office were cast. Although downtown adjacent to the White House has retained little of its Civil War-era character, if you know where to look, the events of Lincoln’s time in the city come to life, whether you are studying a 20th-century office building or a Victorian.

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Iron fences and railings control public access to the grounds. The graveled walk, set in a flat-rolled lawn, encircles the Pierre Jean David dAngers statue of Thomas Jefferson, placed there by President James K.

Polk in and since in Statuary Hall in the Capitol.For the second time, Lincoln's inaugural address is thought to have been lost by Robert Lincoln. He departs town at 9 a.m. the following morning Saturday, Febru