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The peace conference of 1865

by Sidney W. Thaxter

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Statementby Sidney W. Thaxter
The Physical Object
Pagination19 p. ;
Number of Pages19
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Open LibraryOL24545447M

  In March , a conference was planned where the leading officers on both sides—and their wives—would have played a significant role in brokering peace. It was Maj. General Edward O.C. Ord’s idea, proposed in the wake of the failure of the Hampton Roads peace conference on February 3 rd. He had a plan to bring Generals Ulysses S. Grant.   In this book, “ Alabama: From Civil War to Uncivil Peace,” McIlwain focuses on the last of those four years, Richmond, Virginia, fell on April 1. Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.

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Free 2-day shipping. Buy Our One Common Country: Abraham Lincoln and the Hampton Roads Peace Conference of at 3/5(1). Hampton Roads Conference. A peace conference that Jefferson Davis requested in the winter of , aware that the end of the war was near. At the conference, Abraham Lincoln’s representatives opened negotiations by demanding the unconditional surrender of the South and full emancipation of all slaves. The Southern delegation, however, refused.


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Conroy's "Our One Common Country" had a number of well researched facts about the Civil War (or War Between the States if you prefer), especially about the Hampton Roads Conference of That little known event (to me) was a failed attempt to negotiate a peace treaty between the Union and Confederate forces several months before the war came 4/5.

Our One Common Country: Abraham Lincoln and the Hampton Roads Peace Conference of - Kindle edition by Conroy, James. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Our One Common Country: Abraham Lincoln and the Hampton Roads Peace Conference of /5(61). This is a first rate book about an important event in the history of the American Civil War, a peace conference that failed to end the war but did a lot to finally define just /5(64).

[1] James B. Conroy, Our One Common Country: Abraham Lincoln and the Hampton Roads Peace Conference of (Guilford, CT: Lyons Press, ), the only book ever devoted to the subject, assembles and assesses comprehensively the primary and secondary sources on the peace conference’s origins, conduct, aftermath, and impact.

The peace conference rushed Congress its proposed 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which read much like the recently defeated Crittenden Compromise. Section 1 prohibited slavery north of the Missouri Compromise line, but guaranteed it would remain perpetual “in all the present territory south of that line,” though leaving enforcement to.

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The book looks back to a secret peace conference during the late stages of the Civil War when President Abraham Lincoln spoke in person with Confederate representatives on the presidential.

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Conroy. Globe Pequot/Lyons, $ (p) ISBN Get this from a library. Our one common country: Abraham Lincoln and the Hampton Roads peace conference of [James B Conroy; Malcolm Hillgartner; Blackstone Audio, Inc.,] -- Our One Common Country explores the most critical meeting of the Civil War.

Given short shrift or overlooked by many historians, the Hampton Roads Conference of was a crucial turning point in. Given short shrift or overlooked by many historians, the Hampton Roads Conference of was a crucial turning point in the War between the States.

In this well written and highly documented book, James B. Conroy describes in fascinating detail what happened when leaders from both sides came together to try to end the : Lyons Press. Excerpt from Upcoming Hampton Roads Peace Conference Book by Brett Schulte on Febru 0 comments 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 As a diplomatic assembly of Native American delegates and U.S.

government officials, the Fort Smith Conference of was designed to reestablish relations between the federal government and Native American tribes of Indian Territory (present-day Oklahoma) who had allied themselves with the Confederacy during the Civil War.

Talks, which stretched from September 8 to Septem The Program on Negotiation is pleased to present: Negotiation in a Time of War: Abraham Lincoln and the Hampton Roads Peace Conference with James B.

Conroy, Author of Our One Common Country: Abraham Lincoln and the Hampton Roads Peace Conference of Wednesday, Septem p.m. Hauser Harvard Law School Campus Please bring your lunch; drinks. Our One Common Country: Abraham Lincoln and the Hampton Roads Peace Conference of eBook: James Conroy: : Kindle Store/5(47).

Peace--Fourth of July, Summary Angel (Peace), bearing olive branch and sheaf of wheat, accompanies returning Civil War soldiers, some of whom are reunited with loved ones. Created / Published Subject Headings. Our One Common Country: Abraham Lincoln and the Hampton Roads Peace Conference of by James B.

Press, Cloth, ISBN: $ I suppose that it’s rare to begin a review with a disclosure—but in this case, it seems well worth mentioning that I began reading this book feeling an unusual common bond with author James B. Conroy. Civil War historians have dismissed the Hampton Roads Peace Conference of February 3,in which President Abraham Lincoln and Secretary of State William H.

Seward met with Southern representatives or "commissioners," as a fruitless and relatively unimportant episode occurring two months prior to the surrender of the Confederate by: 4. Emancipation of slaves as a precondition for peace According to Confederate Vice President Stephens, Lincoln insisted the Emancipation Proclamation was a war measure at the Hampton Roads Conference, and not one that would continue after the war.

As this would contradict the changes to the Republican party platform Lincoln helped engineer, the Thirteenth Amendment that Lincoln had. Listen to Our One Common Country: Abraham Lincoln and the Hampton Roads Peace Conference of audiobook by James B.

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Our One Common Country explores the most critical meeting of the Civil War. Given short shrift or overlooked by many historians, the Hampton Roads Conference of was a crucial turning point in the War between the States.

In this well written and highly documented book, James B. Conroy describes in fascinating detail what happened when leaders from both sides came together to try to .movie was the subject of peace negotiations between the north and the south at the very end of the civil war, which is the subject of the book.

it's a shorthand way for me to introduce it to people because most people who have the fainted -- faintest interest in the subject will have seen the movie. the cover of the book is on the projector, which redepicts a meeting between lincoln and grant.