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The Hampton Roads conference

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  • Hampton Roads Peace Conference (1865)

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Detached from the Forum, March 1900.

Statement[John Goode.]
The Physical Object
Paginationpages [92]-103 ;
Number of Pages103
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Open LibraryOL25906261M

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Hampton Roads Conference, (Feb. 3, ), informal, unsuccessful peace talks at Hampton Roads, Va., U.S., between the Union and the Confederacy during the U.S. Civil War. At the urging of his wartime adviser, Francis P. Blair, Sr., Pres. Abraham Lincoln had agreed for the first time since the start of the war to meet with representatives of the South. The ensuing meeting on February 3rd aboard the steamer River Queen became known as the Hampton Roads Conference. The River Queen This last hope for some sort of negotiated end to the war was arranged through the friendship of Francis Preston Blair Sr. with Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis. Jan 09,  · I just returned from the Jackson Michigan CWRT where Jame F. Epperson presented the lecture The Winter of Southern Discontent which was about the Hampton Roads of his talk was based on Our One Common Country by James B. Conroy. Because I have not read Conroy's book I was at a disadvantage. The Hampton Roads Conference" The Century (Oct ) pp –, by Lincoln's two secretaries online Nystrom, Justin A. "'What Shall We Do with the Narrative of American Progress?'Languages: English.

The Hampton Roads Conference convened on February 3, , in an attempt to find a negotiated settlement to the American Civil War (–). As Confederate prospects for survival deteriorated, leaders on both sides met aboard the River Queen at Union-controlled Hampton Roads, Virginia. Nov 13,  · The Hampton Roads Post accomplishes this goal locally by supporting monthly luncheon meetings and other professional/social activities attended by members of local government, military, private industry, students and other interested parties. These meetings are announced via our e-mail distribution list and quarterly newsletter. Hampton Roads Writers is a nonprofit, Virginia Beach, Virginia-based group of professional and aspiring writers, friends, and supporters of the arts who have joined together to promote the craft and passion of writing and the love of reading and literature in Virginia. Check out the latest entertainment and arts news in this weekly email newsletter, then plan your weekend with a look ahead at what's happening around Hampton Roads. Photo stories Snow.

The main source of information on the Hampton Roads Peace Conference, however, has been Stephens's lengthy account written during the late s Page [End Page 47] and published in his book, A Constitutional View of the Late War between the States. In addition, a few days after the meeting, Secretary of State Seward provided Charles Francis Cited by: 4. Hampton Heroes honored Monday in ceremony at Hampton Roads Convention Center. Read on City offices, schools will be closed Monday for Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. including books, cards and photos. Read on Ordinance says kids under the age of . Aug 21,  · The Hampton Roads Conference, which took place aboard a steamboat near Hampton, Virginia, was a failure, as Confederate officials were not authorized to . HAMPTON ROADS CONFERENCE. HAMPTON ROADS CONFERENCE. In February , Confederate Vice President Alexander Stephens, representing the Richmond government, met with President Abraham Lincoln and Secretary of State William Seward on the River Queen in Hampton Roads, Virginia, to discuss terms of peace. Lincoln offered peace on the basis of (1) reunion, (2) .