J.D.B. De Bow letter, 1865 January 31

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Creator:De Bow, J. D. B. (James Dunwoody Brownson), 1820-1867
Title:J.D.B. De Bow letter, 1865 January 31

Letter from J.D.B. DeBow, South Carolina, to Charles Gayarré discusses hard times in the Confederate government and army, Sherman's march to the sea, prospects of peace, and slave emancipation. He also contrasts the calmness of Judah P. Benjamin to the panic of other leaders during the Confederate collapse.

Subjects:Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895 | Benjamin, J. p.), (Judah Philip), 1811-1884 | Sherman's March to the Sea | Slaves--Emancipation--United States | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Peace | Confederate States of America--Politics and government | politics and elections | writing, literature, and reading | slavery | race relations and racial attitudes and racial attitudes | military
Collection:Civil War: Context & Conflict
Institution:LSU Libraries Special Collections
Contributors:LSU Libraries. Special Collections
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Charles E.A. Gayarré Papers (Grace King Collection), Mss. 1282


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Charles E.A. Gayarr Papers, Mss. 1282, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.

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