Governor William Pickering Letter to Arthur Denny, April 1, 1865

Title

Governor William Pickering Letter to Arthur Denny, April 1, 1865

Subject

Politics and government

Description

“…and Copperheads Nesmith, Harding, & Cole, it is supposed + it is believed here, these men have been urging the removal of Gen’l Alvord.”
“I had seen nothing of the war before this journey....”




Abstract

Governor Pickering, in Washington City [DC], describes his unsuccessful attempts to visit General Grant, in hopes that Grant will allow General Benjamin Alvord to remain at his post as commanding officer of the Military District of Oregon, Washington and Idaho Territories. Pickering also describes his visit to the nearby military front.

Creator

Pickering, William T., 1798-1873

Source

Arthur A. Denny Correspondence, MOHAI Manuscript Collection

Publisher

Washington DC

Date Created

1865-04-01

Contributor

Sophie Frye Bass

References

Alvord, Benjamin, 1813-1884

Medium

Manuscript

Type

letter

Bibliographic Citation

Sophie Frye Bass Collection, Museum of History & Industry Manuscript Collection, Box 27, Folder 573

Provenance

Museum of History & Industry, Seattle, WA

Start Page

1

End Page

8

Geolocation

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