Diary from Apr. 16, 1865

Mary Jane Chadick Diary

  • Full Title

    Excerpts from the diary of Mary Jane Chadick, published in "The Alabama Historical Quarterly", Volume 9, Number 2 (Summer 1947).

  • Description

    In her entry for April 16, 1865, Chadick discusses local reaction to the death of Lincoln, including a military order calling for the punishment of "all persons exalting the death of President Lincoln." She also mentions the attempted assassination of Secretary of State Seward. An introduction by the journal editor is included. (The original diary is located at the University of Arkansas Libraries; see "Source" field for specific location information.)

  • Source

    Mary Jane Chadick Journal, Fordyce Family Papers (MC 1311), Box 4, Folder 4. Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville. Finding aid for this collection is available here.

    (A transcript is available at the Alabama Department of Archives and History, collection number SPR69. Catalog record for this title is available here.)

  • Rights

    Use of this item for research, teaching and private study is permitted with proper citation and attribution, as defined here. Reproduction of this item for publication, broadcast or commercial use requires written permission. For permission, please contact the Alabama Department of Archives and History.

     

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  • Cite this Item

    Chadick, Mary Jane. "Excerpts from the diary of Mary Jane Chadick, published in "The Alabama Historical Quarterly", Volume 9, Number 2 (Summer 1947).". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed January 16, 2019. http://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/212