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  • Collection: This Week in Reconstruction, March 5-10, 1866

March 10, 1866

The Senate has rejected proposed legislation meant to reassess representation in the south

March 9, 1866

Radicals now believe Johnson's egotism embodies the "spirit of evil" and that he is looking to crush Congress

March 8, 1866

Rumors of southern senators being called to meet with the President are simply rumors according to The Dispatch

March 8, 1866

Cholera has become a topic of discussion in Richmond as fear about the disease has spread throughout the city

March 6, 1866

The Dispatch is encouraging Richmonders to vote for the New Charter amendment that the Dispatch believes "is one of absorbing interest".

March 6, 1866

President Johnson's speech drew a "dividing line between the friends and opponents of the Administration" and was delivered during the celebration of Washington's birthday.

March 5, 1866

Voting is taking place regarding the proposed Amendment of the Charter of the City of Richmond

March 3, 1866

Generals Grant and Sherman believe an attempt to force suffrage unto the south would "deluge the whole land in blood"

March 3, 1866

Immigration-related legislation has been passed through House of Delegates
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