10 Lincoln in Richmond-Mike Gorman (CW150 Repost)


This episode is being reposted in honor of the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s historic trip to Richmond, Virginia on April 4, 1865. ¬†It was less than 48 hours after the Confederate Government left the city. ¬†During Lincoln’s “adventure” to Richmond he¬†fights with his wife, witnesses his 2 admirals make mistakes, looses his Presidential boat, is mobbed by newly freed enslaved people,¬†and much more all accompanied by his son Tad and it was Tad’s 12th birthday.

Mike Gorman is the guest.  He is a Historian and Park Ranger at The Richmond National Battlefield Parks.

This episode is a prequel to episode 43 with Mike Gorman about the fall of Richmond April 2-3, 1865.

This image of Lincoln in Richmond is by Lambert Hollis and comes from the National Portrait Gallery’s website.

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