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February 15, 1861: The Peace Conference is a bust

John Tyler From the New York Times: WASHINGTON, Friday, Feb. 15. The report of the Committee of One from each State to the Peace Conference to-day was presented and ordered printed. The members of the Committee who disagree with the … Continue reading

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February 4, 1861: The Peace Conference convenes

John Tyler On February 4, 1861, former president John Tyler met with representatives of the border states and several Northern states at the Willard Hotel in Washington DC, for a last-ditch attempt at a reconciliation, even as the seceded states … Continue reading

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