In Richmond during the Confederacy
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Published by R.M. McBride Co. in New York .
Written in English



  • Confederate States of America.,
  • Richmond (Va.),
  • United States


  • Confederate States of America.,
  • Richmond (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.

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Edition Notes

Original t.p. reads : Richmond during the war; four years of personal observation. By a Richmond lady. New York, G.V. Carlton, 1867.

Statementby a lady of Richmond (Sallie A. Putnam)
LC ClassificationsE487 .P98 1961
The Physical Object
Pagination[4] p., reprint: 389 p.
Number of Pages389
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5825170M
LC Control Number61012421

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  Richmond, Virginia, was the capital of the Confederate States of America during the Civil War. While it is most notably known for being the capital, Richmond transformed as a city throughout the course of the war from an agricultural town to an industrial powerhouse. The tumultuous four-year period of the Civil War caused Richmond to shift from a city of government officials   John Bacon Crenshaw was clerk (chief executive) of the small Cedar Creek Meeting, a Quaker congregation in Richmond. During the war, he became an uncompensated lobbyist who strove to alleviate the sufferings of Quakers and others in the Confederacy, mostly in the Quaker-heavy region of central North :// Pure chaos for all involved in Richmond the last week of the life of the city during the Civil War. Imagine a city surrounded by battles that held the national government, the state government and the city government all of which were trying to flee to different points and each had different  › Books › History › Americas.   Protesters to the Arthur Ashe statue flew the stars and bars of the Confederacy, lower right, during the unveiling ceremony Wednesday, J in Richmond, ://

  Virginia became a prominent part of the Confederacy when it joined during the American Civil a Southern slave-holding state, Virginia held the state convention to deal with the secession crisis, and voted against secession on April 4, Opinion shifted after Ap when U.S. President Abraham Lincoln called for troops from all states still in the Union to put down the rebellion Confederate President Jefferson Davis occupied an anxious home in Richmond, Virginia, during the Civil War. A steady leak of information dripped from the highest ranks of the Confederacy to the :// One Richmond family that spent much time taking the group on tours of Richmond were the Richard Gustavus Forrester family. Forrester was a prosperous dairy farmer and a free person of color who lived in Richmond before, during and after the war. On May 17 th, she writes: “Called at Mr. Forrester’s, and all went to Jeff Davis   Book tells story of ‘Angel of the Confederacy,’ female officer during Civil War. By Women’s Monument on the grounds of the state capitol in Richmond. She was recognized for her work as a