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On the 22nd of November, 1870, I sent my third and last message to the General Assembly. In this message I used the following language:
"The present government of North-Carolina commenced its operations on the 4th day of July, 1868. This…
THE FIGHTING IN FLORIDA. The Savannah papers of Saturday furnish us with some additional and very interesting accounts of the progress and details of the fighting in Florida. The Republicanaccount says: THE RECENT SKIRMISH - THE ENEMY DRIVEN BACK. An…
The sketch on page 164 represents a party of the
Union officers who lately escaped from Libey prison,
under the guidance and protection of negroes living
in the environs of Richmond. They are conducted
by one of these poor slaves to his cabin…
At a moment when the bitterness of race prejudice is
shown in the recent school controversies in Kansas, Indi-
ana, and Ohio, reminding us of the old Free States that we
cannot consistently reproach our brethren of the old Slave
The murders and outrages which have called forth the proclamation of the Governor of North Carolina, are made by the World a pretext for arraigning the policy of reconstruction. Its censure is directed, not against the cowardly ruffians who are the…
Fort Monroe, Va., December 5th, 1863.
General Orders No. 46. The recruitment of colored troops has become the settled purpose of the Government. It is therefore the duty of every officer and soldier to aid in carrying out that purpose, by every…
COLORâ€™D MEN WANTED!
Besides State, and United States pay, &c.
Recruits will be mustered into Colored Regiments.
James S. Henry;
At Recruiting Office, Second & Bridge Ave.
On November 6, 1860, in the presidential election, North Carolinian voters chose John C. Breckinridge (pictured), the southern Democratic nominee,…