Popular Member Spotlights by karenll75

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Summary of American reaction to the Trent Affair (from the London Times)

Source London Times

Created 29 Oct 2014 - 491 views this week (672 total)

Excerpt from Captain Wilkes report on the capture of Mason and Slidell

Source Civil War - Official Records of Union and Confederate Navies

Created 29 Oct 2014 - 316 views this week (782 total)

Wilkes plans to capture Mason and Slidell

Source Civil War - Official Records of Union and Confederate Navies

Created 29 Oct 2014 - 210 views this week (487 total)

US gov't agrees to release Mason and Slidell

Source Civil War - Official Records of Union and Confederate Navies

Created 29 Oct 2014 - 209 views this week (674 total)

Letter of congratulations from the Sec. of the Navy to Captain Wilkes

Source Civil War - Official Records of Union and Confederate Navies

Created 29 Oct 2014 - 202 views this week (645 total)

Excerpt from British gov't instructing admiralty how to prepare for possibile hostilities with US

Source Civil War - Official Records of Union and Confederate Navies

Created 29 Oct 2014 - 125 views this week (273 total)

Body of Unknown Soldier taken off the USS Olympia

Source Fort Wayne Sentinel

Created 28 Aug 2014 - 94 views this week (1,124 total)

Mason and Slidell resume their journey to Europe

Source Civil War - Official Records of Union and Confederate Navies

Created 29 Oct 2014 - 91 views this week (287 total)

Wilkes explains why he didn't seize the Trent

Source Civil War - Official Records of Union and Confederate Navies

Created 29 Oct 2014 - 77 views this week (222 total)

British minister to US conveys Russell's dispatch to Seward

Source Civil War - Official Records of Union and Confederate Navies

Created 29 Oct 2014 - 77 views this week (225 total)

Pres. Harding and Gen. Pershing participate in funeral procession for Unknown Soldier

Source News - The Chicago Tribune

Created 28 Aug 2014 - 71 views this week (868 total)

USS Olympia to transport Unknown Solider to US

Source Confidential Correspondence of the Navy, 1919-1927

Created 28 Aug 2014 - 68 views this week (401 total)

American editorial in response to Canada releasing the raiders

Source News - Fort Wayne Daily Gazette (IN)

Created 14 Aug 2014 - 65 views this week (1,588 total)

British gov't accepts US reparations for Trent Affair

Source Civil War - Official Records of Union and Confederate Navies

Created 29 Oct 2014 - 64 views this week (221 total)

British troops to sail to Canada in case of war

Source London Times

Created 29 Oct 2014 - 61 views this week (245 total)

Congress offers its thanks to Wilkes

Source Civil War - Official Records of Union and Confederate Navies

Created 29 Oct 2014 - 55 views this week (183 total)

Distinguished Service Cross and Medal of Honor given to Unknown Soldier

Source News - The Atlanta Constitution

Created 28 Aug 2014 - 49 views this week (290 total)

Account of funeral service for the Unknown Soldier

Source Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Created 28 Aug 2014 - 47 views this week (285 total)

Excerpt from an editorial in the London Times about the Trent Affair

Source London Times

Created 29 Oct 2014 - 47 views this week (199 total)

Questions about World Series suggested as possible authenticity test in Army

Source WWII European Theater Army Records

Created 22 Aug 2014 - 46 views this week (410 total)

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