Newspaper from Apr. 17, 1865

A Deed Without a Name

  • Full Title

    A Deed Without a Name

  • Description

    This editorial was published in the Union Vedette, a newspaper published by United States soldiers stationed at Camp Douglas in Salt Lake City, Utah. It passionately denounces the perpetrators of the assassination and conveys the shock and sadness felt among the soldiers at Camp Douglas upon receiving news of Lincoln's death. The author condemns not only the conspirators but the Confederacy as a whole, while glorifying Lincoln as the "great Liberator."

  • Source

    Utah Digital Newspapers Contributed by McKayla Herron, M.A. Student in Public History, West Virginia University

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    This item is in the public domain and may be reproduced and used for any purpose, including research, teaching, private study, publication, broadcast or commercial use, with proper citation and attribution.

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    Union Vedette. "A Deed Without a Name". Union Vedette. Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed July 14, 2020. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/1213