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    petition and Senator J Land not fit for Man or Beast Date s August 3 1836 to August 6 1836 Location Tag s Agriculture The grass was greener in Virginia News from Thomas Anderson to brother Robert Anderson took three days to reach Rockbridge County VA from Houston North Carolina The letter detailed the hardships of the North Carolina soil and terrain paying toll on the farmers and well being

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    account but added that he could not set the official seal of his office because the Union Army had stolen it James B Floyd of Newberry District South Carolina owned Ephraim and in September 1862 sent him to the coast of South Carolina to assist with work on Confederate fortifications at the request of the Governor of South Carolina Tribble took command of the slave upon his arrival Shortly thereafter Ephraim contracted an undisclosed disease and was placed under the care of Doctor Wrag Despite intensive medical treatment Ephraim suffered for several weeks from the illness before his death on October 8 1862 Tribble noted that Ephraim died in service of the Confederate Government Ephraim was only twenty three at the time of his death and was by all accounts a healthy and reliable source of labor for the Confederate Army Upon his death he was worth 1 300 The impressment of blacks such as Ephraim was very common throughout the South during the Civil War Both slaves and free blacks were pressed into service to meet the demands brought about by the war Some slaveowners hired out their slaves with some form of compensation from the army while the

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    Death War Ephraim E Dodd was hung on January 8 1864 in Knoxville Tennessee He was a rebel spy from Texas who had been working for Gen Longstreet s army He had used the name Williams and had claimed to belong to the 3rd Tennessee It seems that many people in Tennessee thought that this execution was justified because of all of the cold blooded murder that had taken place Article about the Execution of a Rebel Spy Date s January 6 1864 Location CHARLESTON South Carolina Tag s Crime Violence Health Death War The same article was printed twice in the Charleston Mercury and the Southern Recorder regarding the execution of a twenty one year old rebel spy named Samuel Davis The actual execution took place on November 27 1863 in Pulaski Tennessee at 10 o clock a m Davis had been captured on November 19 1863 carrying dispatches and mail for to Union Gen Braxton Bragg These documents had been Cleburne Recommends Enlistment of Blacks into Confederate Army Date s January 2 1864 Location WHITFIELD Georgia Tag s African Americans Race Relations War In mid 1863 the Confederate Army and Confederate Congress decided that steps needed to be taken toward strengthening the Confederate Army In a meeting with other Confederate officers in early January 1864 Gen Cleburne suggested something that seemed like a logical and rational solution to the problem enlist African Americans into the Confederate Army Out of this idea grew the proposal to African Americans Try to Improve the Status of Their Race Date s January 1 1864 Location SHELBY Tennessee Tag s African Americans Crime Violence Race Relations Urban Life Boosterism War Beginning in 1863 black communities began to hold large meetings to discuss the articulation and communication of new attitudes towards African Americans One

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    grand niece of Thomas Jefferson wrote to her good friend Elizabeth Coatler of Spotsylvania on August 22 1825 the tone of her writing was a somber one Carr had just returned from nursing her cousin Maria who was sick with a fever The threats of illness and death were prominent in her words At this time the term fever was used to describe almost every kind of dangerous Armed and Dangerous Slaves in Southampton County Date s August 22 1831 to September 4 1831 Location Tag s African Americans Crime Violence Race Relations Slavery An insurrection was to take place today in Norfolk when the people were in the different churches there were to be surrounded and the occupants destroyed at the same time the work of destruction by fire and sword was to go on all over the town William Campbell penned these words in a letter dated September 4 1831 describing the Southampton slave insurrection that had begun on August 22 1831 Southern Wartime Humor Concerning President Lincoln Date s January 7 1863 Location Tag s Arts Leisure Government Politics Slavery War On January 7 1863 the Raleigh Register published a song by Smith Webb mocking President Lincoln and his ability to keep the Union together The song contained seven verses that used sarcastic remarks and comparisons to criticize the President s actions The song began using sarcasm after deriding the President by stating Fifty Yanks it is said won t make one good Confed would a million make Abraham Edwin Alderman and the Importance of History Date s March 7 1892 Location Tag s Arts Leisure Education Race Relations On March 7 1893 Edwin Alderman gave a speech in Greensboro North Carolina regarding the importance of history and historical records Alderman explained to his audience at the

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    Race Relations War On the last day of 1889 an editor of the Roanoke Daily Times criticized the relations of the races which he avowed do not appear to be at all improved by the election of a Republican president The editor continued affirming that black people had become restless and arrogant in a large measure and ready at any time to enter on the work of bloodshed and murder This was not The Outcast of Virginia Date s December 8 1832 Location Tag s Government Law Politics A Voice from Louisa wrote to the Richmond Enquirer in December 1832 with the hope that a man like John Tyler would not be elected as a United States Senator once again Instead the writer expressed the importance of knowing the political creed of the candidates as this was the only way to ensure the election of a senator who truly supported President Andrew Jackson and his policies A Fear of Mahoneism Date s August 22 1887 Location Tag s African Americans Education Government Politics Race Relations If you knew as we do the horror of Mahoneism you would not begrudge us the few hours of your time which we ask wrote Alexander McDonald to President Grover Cleveland in August 1887 McDonald affirmed his solemn belief that the best interests of Virginia are involved in this proposed visit and it may be the country too Not surprisingly McDonald was the editor of a Democratic Hope of Release Date s April 30 1865 to May 1865 Location Tag s War The Ashby Family was originally from Fauquier County Virginia Luther Ashby spent time imprisoned in the poor conditions of Fort Delaware He sent two letters to his brother while imprisoned His first letter was sent on April 30 1865 right after Lee surrendered

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    House Fire in Clermont South Carolina Date s March 17 1821 Location Tag s Health Death Slavery Women On March 17 1821 a woman named Harriet Lucas Huger penned an affectionate letter to her aunt Mrs Harriott Horry thanking her for expressing concern over the family s well being Just days earlier a catastrophic fire had destroyed the Huger s plantation home in Clermont South Carolina upon finding this out Mrs Horry had written a letter to her niece to ensure the Huger family s health As Liberation in Liberia Date s December 1832 Location Tag s African Americans Church Religious Activity Migration Transportation Race Relations Slavery According to the Elizabeth City Star the proposal to send free blacks to the colony of Liberia was a scheme entirely Utopian This North Carolina newspaper praised the American Colonization Society s ideas about how to handle the race problem as they deemed the growing number of newly freed blacks in America A group of prominent Americans convened in December 1816 and established the Society Temperance in North Carolina Date s 1853 Location Tag s Arts Leisure Church Religious Activity Slavery In 1853 The Sons of Temperance of North Carolina in the Presbyterian Church published a pamphlet reiterating the evils of an essential poison alcohol The pamphlet described the threatening and mocking effects of all types of alcohol upon society The Sons of Temperance was a fraternal lodge with subdivisions in most states and it was based on the principles of temperance expressed by the American Lunsford Lane Finds Freedom Date s 1845 Location Tag s African Americans Government Race Relations Slavery Lunsford Lane a former slave confidently declared in his autobiography I strove to keep self possessed and employed in my mind day and night planning how I might be FREE Lunsford

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    Economy Race Relations Slavery We are going to work for ourselves and for nobody else The newly freed slaves of Thomas Pinckney took this stand when he called them to start working again after the Civil War ended Pinckney a plantation owner in South Carolina did not expect these men to continue working for free but he realized that without them his plantation was destined for failure He stated simply I acknowledged A Clever Child Escapes Flogging Date s February 11 1829 Location Tag s Education A well prepared young man demonstrated ingenuity and intelligence when his father presented him with the threat of flogging The boy s father was a lieutenant in the US Army a native of Frederick County Maryland Being a lieutenant meant that he was somewhat strict but all he wanted was the best for his son When the boy displeased his father the father examined the cause of his misconduct and Border States and the Civil War Date s 1861 Location Tag s Crime Violence Diplomacy International Government War Salem H Ford realized early that his company was in for a tough battle As a captain in the cavalry of the Confederate States Army he worried about the lack of leadership in his unit After all Colonel Price the only man who seemed to know how to form a line of battle was fighting on the other side of the state As Ford glanced across Spring River which was the only thing separating Botanical Drops and Disease in the South Date s December 29 1832 Location Tag s Health Death Science Technology A child of 8 years had lost the use of his arms one leg was almost crippled hip popped out of place thigh and arms swollen wrote a journalist for the Kentucky Gazette

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    School Abbreviation UVA URL http www virginia edu Courses Using the History Engine Sort By Department and Section Number End Date HIUS 401 Race and Politics of Reconciliation 2008 12 10 HIUS 323 01 Rise And Fall of the Slave

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