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1. About the war : plain words to plain people / by a plain man. About the war : plain words to plain people / by a plain man. United States Politics and government 1861-1865 From where came the unnatural strife that brought about a ferocious, bloody, devastating civil war? It is the fruit of an insatiable lust for power with the population subservient to the schemes of artful...

2. Against the immediate restoration of the seceded states in answer to Mr. Doolittle and others : speech Against the immediate restoration of the seceded states in answer to Mr. Doolittle and others : speech / of Hon. B.F. Wade, of Ohio ; in the Senate of the United States, January 18th, 1866. Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) ; United States Politics and government 1865-1869 ; Southern States History 1865-1877. A high level Radical Republican, Wade speaks out against the responses to his fellow radical Republicans by Doolittle and other moderates, and the policy of the Restoration of the rebel states, advocating...

3. Basis of representation : speech of Hon. Thaddeus Stevens of Pennsylvania delivered in the House of Representatives, Basis of representation : speech of Hon. Thaddeus Stevens of Pennsylvania delivered in the House of Representatives, January 31, 1866 Suffrage United States Stevens proposed a constitutional amendment apportioning representation among the states, not according to population, but in proportion to legal voters

4. Battle of Gettysburg and the Christian Commission Battle of Gettysburg and the Christian Commission United States Christian Commission ; Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863 ; United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Hospitals. A report on the Battle of Gettysburg from a member of the Christian Commission. As a religious organization they saw the hospitals and much of the action on both sides. The accompanying map shows the location...

5. Chastisement of war and its alleviations : a Thanksgiving sermon preached in Christ M.E. Church, Pittsburgh, Chastisement of war and its alleviations : a Thanksgiving sermon preached in Christ M.E. Church, Pittsburgh, on Thursday, November 27, 1862 United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Sermons ; Episcopal Church Sermons Civil War is a chastisement of God for our national sin. However, America has remained prosperous. Even amid calamities of war, there is abundant cause for gratitude

6. Civil War diaries Civil War diaries City and town life -- Pennsylvania -- 1862-1865 -- Personal narratives ; Weather conditions -- Pennsylvania -- 1862-1865 -- Personal narratives ; Pennsylvania -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives ; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. The Gettysburg section of the 1863 volume in a series of 4 pocket diaries of previously unknown authorship. Written by Brigadier General George R. Snowden, a lieutenant at the time of the Battle of Gettysburg....

7. Civil War diaries Civil War diaries City and town life -- Pennsylvania -- 1862-1865 -- Personal narratives ; Weather conditions -- Pennsylvania -- 1862-1865 -- Personal narratives ; Pennsylvania -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives ; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. The 1863 volume in a series of 4 pocket diaries of previously unknown authorship. Written by Brigadier General George R. Snowden, a lieutenant at the time of the Battle of Gettysburg, later the Major-General...

8. Civil War diaries Civil War diaries City and town life -- Pennsylvania -- 1862-1865 -- Personal narratives ; Weather conditions -- Pennsylvania -- 1862-1865 -- Personal narratives ; Pennsylvania -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives ; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. The 1862 volume in a series of 4 pocket diaries of previously unknown authorship. Written by Brigadier General George R. Snowden, a lieutenant at the time of the Battle of Gettysburg, later the Major-General...

9. Civil War diaries Civil War diaries City and town life -- Pennsylvania -- 1862-1865 -- Personal narratives ; Weather conditions -- Pennsylvania -- 1862-1865 -- Personal narratives ; Pennsylvania -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives ; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. The 1863 volume in a series of 4 pocket diaries of previously unknown authorship. Written by Brigadier General George R. Snowden, a lieutenant at the time of the Battle of Gettysburg, later the Major-General...

10. Civil War diaries Civil War diaries City and town life -- Pennsylvania -- 1862-1865 -- Personal narratives ; Weather conditions -- Pennsylvania -- 1862-1865 -- Personal narratives ; Pennsylvania -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives ; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. The 1865 volume in a series of 4 pocket diaries of previously unknown authorship. Written by Brigadier General George R. Snowden, a lieutenant at the time of the Battle of Gettysburg, later the Major-General...

11. Commercial and financial strength of the United States, as shown in the balances of foreign trade and Commercial and financial strength of the United States, as shown in the balances of foreign trade and the increased production of staple articles United States Commerce ; United States Economic conditions Foreign exports have been undervalued due to the majority of trade being in agricultural and mineral resources. The war efforts also lead to an unprecedented consumption of staple articles

12. Conditions of peace : a Thanksgiving discourse delivered in the First Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, Conditions of peace : a Thanksgiving discourse delivered in the First Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, November 27, 1862 United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 ; Thanksgiving Day addresses The nation is prosperous with schools, colleges, churches, and seminaries still active during the war. There will be peace with the suppression of the rebellion, preservation of the Union, suppression...

13. Contraction the road to bankruptcy--not to resumption. Speech of Hon. William D. Kelley ... in the House Contraction the road to bankruptcy--not to resumption. Speech of Hon. William D. Kelley ... in the House of representatives. January 18, 1868. Currency question United States Speeches in Congress ; Taxation United States. A speech on the subject of taxation, labor, and the return of the seceding states to the union, by Representative William Darrah Kelley of Pennsylvania.

14. Copy of the muster-out roll of the Commonwealth Artillery Company of Pennsylvania Volunteers, Philadelphia, Copy of the muster-out roll of the Commonwealth Artillery Company of Pennsylvania Volunteers, Philadelphia, 1861 United States. Army. Pennsylvania Artillery. Commonwealth Company ; United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Registers ; Pennsylvania History Civil War, 1861-1865 Registers "Together with the individual 'records of service' of the members of the company subsequent to the expiration of its term of service, as furnished by the Adjutant-General of the United States, through...

15. Crowning event: a discourse on the occasion of the fall of Richmond, preached on Sunday, April 9, 1865, Crowning event: a discourse on the occasion of the fall of Richmond, preached on Sunday, April 9, 1865, in Christ Evangelical reformed church ... Philadelphia Richmond (Va.) History Siege, 1864-1865 Sermon of thanksgiving in response to appeal from the Governor of Pennsylvania to commemorate the surrendering of Lee's forces

16. Debt and resources of the United States : and the effect of secession upon the trade and industry of Debt and resources of the United States : and the effect of secession upon the trade and industry of the loyal states Debts, Public United States ; United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Economic conditions ; Debts, Public Great Britain Comparison and contrast of the United States government debt and wealth during the Civil War versus the British government during the Napoleonic period with the federal government economic condition showing...

17. Disorganization and disunion. Speech of Hon. Edward McPherson, of Pennsylvania. Delivered in the House Disorganization and disunion. Speech of Hon. Edward McPherson, of Pennsylvania. Delivered in the House of representatives, February 24, 1860. Secession Southern States ; United States Politics and government 1857-1861 ; United States History Civil War, 1861-1865. A reaction to the split of the Democratic party, North and South, in response to the candidacy of Abraham Lincoln for president. A response as well to the rumors of the secession of the Southern States,...

18. Faith and patience : a sermon for the times Faith and patience : a sermon for the times United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Sermons "Preached in the West Spruce Street Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, Thanksgiving morning, November 27, 1862. Repeated, by request, February 8, 1863." Faith in God, faith in our government and in our...

19. First report of the solicitor of the Protective War Claim and Pension Agency of the U.S. Sanitary Commission, First report of the solicitor of the Protective War Claim and Pension Agency of the U.S. Sanitary Commission, in Philadelphia, to the board of directors, January 1st, 1865 United States Sanitary Commission. Protective War Claim and Pension Agency ; United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Medical care ; United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Civilian relief ; Military pensions United States Annual report of the agency listing pensions paid on the settlement of claims against the government by persons in military or naval service or their relatives.

20. Free military school for applicants for command of colored troops, no. 1210 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia Free military school for applicants for command of colored troops, no. 1210 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia : established by the Supervisory Committee for Recruiting Colored Regiments, chief preceptor, John H. Taggart, late colonel 12th Regiment Pennsylvania Reserves. 2nd ed. United States. Army Recruiting, enlistment, etc. Civil War, 1861-1865 ; United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Participation, African American ; United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 African American troops ; Philadelphia (Pa.) History Civil War, 1861-1865. Contains a description of the recruitment, qualification and training processes for officers for African-American troops. Also includes directions for applicants to the School, the rules of the School...
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