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John Ruhm Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2228
Abstract

Written December 23, 1869 from Nashville, John Ruhm's letter to General George H. Thomas describes the state of affairs in Tennessee after the Democrats regained control of the general assembly. Ruhm argues that the current Legislature is only working to undo the work of the Reconstruction-era Republicans.

Dates: 1869 December 23

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  • Subject: Education -- Tennessee. X
  • Subject: Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877). X