Tag: 1865

  • Excerpt from Upcoming Hampton Roads Peace Conference Book

    Editor’s Note: The following excerpt is from Jim Conroy’s new book Our One Common Country:  Abraham Lincoln and the Hampton Roads Peace Conference of 1865.  Jim was kind enough to share a short excerpt, and he sets the scene below. *** On January 29, 1865, Jefferson Davis sent three senior officers of the Confederate government […]

  • Civil War Book Review: Stoneman’s Raid, 1865

    Stoneman’s Raid, 1865 by Chris J. Hartley Product Details Hardcover: 464 pages Publisher: John F. Blair, Publisher (September 1, 2010) Language: English ISBN-10: 089587377X ISBN-13: 978-0895873774 Driving Dixie down As the Civil War was ending, massive cavalry raids became a staple of Union activity.  With major CSA armies tied to fixed points or unable to […]