Franklin Repository: January 11, 1865Go To Page : 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 |
Description of Page: The page includes advertisements, military proposals, personal property sales, a poem entitled "God Bless You, Soldier!," and anecdotes.
A British Officer's Visit to the Army of the Potomac
(Column 4)Summary: Reprints a letter from the London Star describing a British field officer's visit to Grant's army.
Origin of Article: London Star, December 24Editorial Comment: "The London Star, of Dec. 24th, has an interesting letter from a British field officer who was recently on a visit to Grant's army. He thus describes Gen. Grant:"The Ordeal of Battle
(Column 5)Summary: Prints a story of Rachel Clay and her suitor Harry Cleveland. Clay rejected Cleveland for his lack of firmness and purpose. She only decided to marry Cleveland after his decision to enlist and his display of worth on the battle field.A Little Lesson for Well Disposed Wives
(Column 6)Summary: Encourages wives to keep their husbands' interests with their charm and domesticity.Contraband
(Column 6)Summary: Mocks blacks for pretentious and impractical aspirations.[No Title]
(Column 7)Summary: Cautions wives against making themselves more agreeable in society than at home.Contraband
(Column 7)Summary: Mocks blacks while recounting their loyalty to the Union.[No Title]
(Column 7)Summary: Describes the interactions between "negro guards" and the "southern chivalry."
(Column 1)Summary: Reports on the failure of the Wilmington siege, the removal of Gen. Butler, Sherman's movement towards Charleston, and the progress of the constitutional amendment abolishing slavery.Revision Of The Cabinet
(Column 2)Summary: Discusses Lincoln's revision of his cabinet for his second term. The author believes that Lincoln will be able to choose qualified members who will work well together for his second term, instead of using the appointments to balance the conflicting political pressures.The Proposed Amendment To The Constitution
(Column 3)Summary: Predicts the approval of the Constitutional amendment to abolish slavery. The amendment passed in the Senate and needs a three-fourths majority in the House. The author believes that the war demonstrates the impossibility of slave and free states peacefully co-existing.[No Title]
(Column 3)Summary: Reports Blair's mission to the South to discuss a peaceful resolution to the war. The author believes the mission will be a failure since the rebels are "desperate men, engaged in a desperate undertaking, and will abandon it only when compelled."[No Title]
(Column 4)Summary: Continues its coverage of Meyers fraudulent attempts to gain a seat in the legislature.[No Title]
(Column 4)Summary: Reports the "almost unanimous" vote of the constitutional convention of Missouri against slavery.The Removal Of Gen. Butler
(Column 4)Summary: Concludes that Lincoln removed Gen. Butler after an unfavorable evaluation of his conduct as commander of the land forces in the recent attack on Wilmington. The author praises Butler for his "eminent abilities" and service to his country.The State Library
(Column 4)Summary: Details the expansion of the state library's holdings. The library spent eleven hundred dollars in 1864 on the purchase of books to increase its holdings to 40,000 volumes.Maj. R. J. Dodge
(Column 5)Summary: Reports the repeal of the quotas calculated for Pennsylvania. New quotas will be announced.[No Title]
(Column 5)Summary: Reports that the Senate voted to terminate the Canada Reciprocity Treaty. The proposal awaits Lincoln's approval.Washington. Peace Rumors--F. P. Blair, Sr., in Richmond--The Amendment Abolishing Slavery--The Removal of Gen. Butler--Provost Marshal Gen. Fry--Resolution giving all Clerical Vacancies to Disabled soldiers--Petitions for Increase of Pay.
(Column 5)Summary: "S. C." reports rumors of Blair's peace mission and deems the likelihood of passage of the abolition amendment "very poor." He also criticizes the "absurdity" of Provost Marshal Gen. Fry's decisions. Fry ruled against allowing credit to districts for volunteers enlisting before the draft date. He also decided to grant exemptions of only one year for those who find substitutes to enlist for three years. "S. C." finds the "obnoxious" decisions unsurprising since Fry is known as "no friend of the conscription law."
Trailer: "S. C."
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Lieut. S. J. Dick
(Column 1)Summary: Reprints a letter written by a fellow officer to the sister of Lieut. Dick. The letter describes Dick's death.Directors Elected
(Names in announcement: Lieut. Samuel J. Dick, Miss Dick)
(Column 2)Summary: Lists Samuel M. Linn, Edmund Culbertson, James C. Eyster, George W. Immel, William L. Chambers, and Barnard Wolf as the directors elected to the National Bank of Chambersburg on January 10. The Board re-elected William McLellan as president.Relief Of Our Citizens
(Names in announcement: William McLellan, Samuel M. Linn, Edmund Culbertson, James C. Eyster, George W. Immel, William L. Chambers, Barnard Wolf)
(Column 2)Summary: Reports A. H. Coffroth's resolution recommending inquiries into a bill for the relief of the people of Chambersburg.Gen. Butler's Farewell Address
(Column 2)Summary: Reprints Butler's speech to his troops, in which he implies that Lincoln removed him because he was not willing to unnecessarily sacrifice his men.N. Y. Tribune
(Column 2)Summary: The New York Tribune describes "galvinized Yankees," prisoners coerced by starvation into swearing allegiance to the Confederacy.Fort Fisher Fallen! 2,500 Prisoners Taken! 72 Guns Captured! 1 General and 1 Colonel Prisoners! Union Loss Severe!
(Column 3)Summary: Reports the victory by Gen. Ames's Division and the Second Brigade of the First Division of the 29th Army Corps in taking Fort Fisher.Important From Georgia
(Column 3)Summary: Reprints an article from the Republican newspaper, which describes Georgians' desire to rejoin the Union.
Origin of Article: The RepublicanOur Prisoners
(Column 3)Summary: Disputes charges that "nothing has been done by our Government to carry out the arrangements for taking care of prisoners, agreed upon by Generals Grant and Lee." The author reports that the Union prisoners in Richmond received the first installment of a shipment of 2,500 blankets soon after Christmas.Finance And Trade
(Column 4)Summary: Reports a general depression of stocks because of the scarcity of currency and "the failure of the government to meet its engagements."Married
(Column 4)Summary: On January 15, in Upper Strasburg, by Rev. Bishop, Elias Shearer, of Co. D, Pa. Cavalry, to Miss Richardson, both of Franklin County.Married
(Names in announcement: Rev. Jason M. Bishop, Mr. Elias D. Shearer, Miss Richardson)
(Column 4)Summary: On January 11, at the home of the bride's brother-in-law, J. Deal, by Rev. Dyson, Rev. Kester married Ada Dyson.Married
(Names in announcement: Rev. A. Kester, J. W. DealEsq., Rev. F. Dyson, Miss Ada Dyson)
(Column 4)Summary: On January 10, at the home of Sheriff Brandt, by Rev. Dickson, William Harris, of Orrinville, Maine, married Mary Snow, of Chambersburg.Married
(Names in announcement: Sheriff Brandt, Rev. J. Dickson, Mr. William Harris, Miss Mary Snow)
(Column 4)Summary: On January 12, by Rev. Krebs, John Wolf married Susan Berger, both of the Waynesboro vicinity.Married
(Names in announcement: Rev. E. W. Krebs, Mr. John Wolf, Miss Susan Berger)
(Column 4)Summary: On January 9, by Rev. Krebs, S. Hoeflich married Maria Mentzer, both of Waynesboro.Married
(Names in announcement: Rev. E. W. Krebs, Mr. S. M. Hoeflich, Miss Maria Mentzer)
(Column 4)Summary: On January 8, in Leesburg, Cumberland County, by Rev. Dixon, Harry Bitner, of Southampton Township, married Sallie Matthews, of Cumberland County.Married
(Names in announcement: Rev. John A. Dixon, Mr. Harry A. Bitner, Miss Sallie J. Matthews)
(Column 4)Summary: On January 5, by Rev. McHenry, John Gift, of Guilford Township, married Mary Moll, of Green Township.Married
(Names in announcement: Rev. S. McHenry, Mr. John G. Gift, Mrs. Mary Moll)
(Column 4)Summary: On January 10, by Rev. McHenry, at the home of Dr. McClintock, of Loudon, William Martin married Sarah Meredith, of Loudon.Died
(Names in announcement: Rev. S. McHenry, Dr. McClintock, Mr. William Martin, Miss Sarah Ann Meredith)
(Column 4)Summary: On December 22, near Waynesboro, J. Sheldon died at the age of 22 years and 4 months.Died
(Names in announcement: James Hacket Sheldon)
(Column 4)Summary: On January 5, near Greencastle, Mary, widow of David Washabaugh, Esq., died at the age of 66 years and 1 month.Died
(Names in announcement: Mrs. Mary Washabaugh, David WashabaughEsq.)
(Column 4)Summary: On January 7, Anna, infant daughter of George Bickley, of Chambersburg, died at 1 year and 6 months.Died
(Names in announcement: Anna Bickley, George Bickley)
(Column 4)Summary: On January 10, Drucilla, infant daughter of Peter Nicklas, of Chambersburg, died at 1 years and 11 months.Died
(Names in announcement: Drucilla Nicklas, Mr. Peter Nicklas)
(Column 4)Summary: On December 23, in Chambersburg, Ann, daughter of George and Catharine Smith, died at 9 weeks old.Died
(Names in announcement: Ann Elizabeth Smith, George Smith, Catharine Smith)
(Column 4)Summary: On December 24, Francis, son of John and Maria Gerbig, died at 1 year, 5 months and 14 days.Died
(Names in announcement: Francis Ludwig Gerbig, John C. Gerbig, Maria Gerbig)
(Column 4)Summary: On January 10, in Greencastle, Mary, daughter of Jacob and Georgiana Hostetter, died at 14 months and 12 days.
(Names in announcement: Mary Black Hostetter, Jacob Hostetter, Georgiana Hostetter)
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