Saturday, October 8, 2016

Hatred ever enthroned 9

Following Lincoln’s assassination, a War Department circular in 1865 virtually guaranteed the capture of Davis. ‘One hundred thousand dollars Reward in Gold will be paid to any person or persons who will apprehend and deliver Jefferson Davis to any of the military authorities of the United States. Several millions of specie reported to be with him will become the property of the captors.’

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