Inside Lincoln's White House : the complete Civil War diary of John Hay / edited by Michael Burlingame and John R. Turner Ettlinger.
On 18 April 1861, assistant presidential secretary John Hay recorded in his diary the report of several women that ""some young Virginian long haired swaggering chivalrous of course. . . and half a dozen others including a daredevil guerrilla from Richmond named Ficklin would do a thing wi...
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