Tag: IMMIGRANTS CIVIL WAR

Immigrants in the Reconstruction Era

This page provides links to articles on immigrants in the Reconstruction Era 1865 to 1877. 1. German General Carl Schurz Begins His Investigation of the...

Immigrants, Race, and Emancipation

Follow The Immigrants’ Civil War on Facebook. These articles from The Immigrants’ Civil War series look at immigrants, slavery and race during the Civil War...

Tyler Anbinder Wins The Immigrants’ Civil War Award

Join The Immigrants' Civil War on Facebook The Immigrants’ Civil War Award is given every year to an academic, author, public historian, scholar, or artist...

How the Immigrant Journalist Became Wealthy, Married a Founder of the...

Join The Immigrants' Civil War on Facebook By the time Robert E. Lee’s Confederate army began moving towards Gettysburg, German immigrant Henry Villard was already...

New York’s Irish Community Meets to Honor a Local and International...

Members of New York's Irish American community assembled on a hill at Brooklyn's Green-wood Cemetery last weekend to pay tribute to one of the...

How Journalist Henry Villard Went from Penniless German Immigrant to...

Over the last month, The Immigrants' Civil War has examined the reporting of German immigrant journalist Henry Villard from the Lincoln/Douglas Debates to the...

Immigrant Reporter Henry Villard Visits an Experiment in Black Freedom in...

Join The Immigrants' Civil War on Facebook The German immigrant Henry Villard had been the first reporter to bring the unwelcome news of the Union...

How an Immigrant Journalist Got News of the Disaster at Fredericksburg...

Join The Immigrants' Civil War on Facebook On the night of December 13, 1862 the German-born journalist Henry Villard was convinced that the fighting at...

When Abraham Lincoln Left Springfield for Washington He Took an Immigrant...

Join The Immigrants' Civil War on Facebook Journalist Henry Villard had first met Abraham Lincoln during the famous Lincoln/Douglas Debates of 1858. Two years later,...

Great Debates: Abraham Lincoln and the German Journalist

Join The Immigrants' Civil War on Facebook Henry Villard first saw future president Abraham Lincoln at the August 27, 1858 debate in Freeport, Illinois. Both...

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