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January 5, 1866

The withdrawal of more Union troops from Virginia encourage southerners looking to repair ties with the Union.

January 5, 1866

The Freedmen's Bureau continues to restore land long after the war.

January 6, 1866

A group of "bad looking negroes"accused of murdering a white woman horrifies white southerners.

January 6, 1866

Federal troops withdraw from the city of Richmond as the city returns to normalcy.

January 8, 1866

Union General Grant comments on the status of readmission and offers his opinions on the subject.

January 9, 1866

The Dispatch highlights the repercussions of readmission and the shift of representation that would occur should freedmen be counted as people.

January 9, 1866

The Freedmen's Bureau begins the restoration of land to former Confederate plantation owners.

January 9, 1866

Southerners argue that they have a disadvantage due to a lack of manufactories and try to figure out how Virginians could attract more factory workers.

January 10, 1866

The Northern and Southern media debate the status of reconstruction in Virginia.

January 10, 1866

Black on black crime begins to emerge in the city of Richmond.
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