Newspaper from May. 8, 1865

"The 'Loyal Southerners' Call on Mr. Johnson - His Address."

  • Full Title

    "The 'Loyal Southerners' Call on Mr. Johnson - His Address."

  • Description

    Report about a delegation of "loyal refugees" who visited President Johnson to offer their encouragement and cooperation. Johnson received their support gratefully and "assured them of his intention to discharge his duties in a way to bring peace at the earliest possible moment." Also included are details and speculation about Sherman's terms of surrender and reorganization of the presidential cabinet. Reprinted in the Montgomery Daily Mail on May 8, 1865.

  • Source

    Excerpt from the Montgomery Daily Mail, item number LN.1507. Catalog record for this title is available here.

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    Montgomery Daily Mail. ""The 'Loyal Southerners' Call on Mr. Johnson - His Address."". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed March 24, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/202