Browse Articles (51 total)

May 9, 1870

There is a possible Indian War in the West that would remove troops from Southern states. Additionally, the effects and ways to handle the Capitol Disaster are being discussed within the government.

January 13, 1870

Virginia will be admitted to the Union without further sanctions.

December 29, 1869

Virginia will be represented in Congress when the body reassembles, regardless of the efforts of Sumner and Butler.

April 4, 1870

Underwood is praised by the Republicans for his decision to keep Chahoon in office.

July 6, 1870

The word "white" has been eliminated from the naturalization laws and condemned in its use in Congress. However by a vote the word was reincorporated. This is hypocritical considering all the movements towards racial equality. How can Radicals do…

March 11, 1867

The Southern States are hoping to bypass the Radical's opinion of Congress and get their message recognized. They hope to have Sherman's original bill reconsidered, to be officially recognized, and let the South be true to its people.

March 11, 1867

The Southern States are hoping to bypass the Radical's opinion of Congress and get their message recognized. They hope to have Sherman's original bill reconsidered, to be officially recognized, and let the South be true to its people.

February 7, 1866

The breakup of the Republican party approaches due to disagreements between party leaders.

September 8, 1866

Citing the increase distrust and malice towards the former rebels and southerners felt in Philadelphia after the Radical Convention, there is a strong plea to ensure southern Conservatives vote. Suggesting Republican control of government would serve…

September 24, 1869

It has been suspected that the Radicals, under the lead of Boutwell, Butler, and Sumner, were preparing a scheme by which to nullify the recent election in Virginia. Their only goal is to keep Virginia out of the Union.
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