National Intelligencer Newspaper Abstracts, Special Edition, The Civil War Years: Volume 2, July 1, 1863-December 31, 1865

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National Intelligencer Newspaper Abstracts, Special Edition, The Civil War Years: Volume 2, July 1, 1863-December 31, 1865 - Joan M. Dixon. Included in the extractions are: advertisements; appointments by the President; petitions in the House of Representatives; Acts of Congress; legal notices; insolvent debtors; marriages; deaths; divorces; miscellaneous notices and pieces of correspondence; packages in the post office; tax lists; court cases; deaths by accident; prisoners; maritime information, such as ship's crews and accounts of naval skirmishes; listings of regiments arriving in Washington for Union service; casualty lists from various hospitals; property confiscated by the Union forces; and names and valuation of emancipated slaves. Volume 2 includes an account of the assassination of President Lincoln, with details of the life of John Wilkes Boothe, and a report of the hanging of the seven collaborators involved in the assassination. Newspapers. (2000), 2007, 5½ x8½, paper, indices, 640 pp. 101-D4381 ISBN: 078844381X