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  • The Washington Diary of Horatio Taft -- Washington During the Civil War: the Diary of Horatio Nelson Taft, 1861-1865

    A photograph of the President and Thomas (Tad) made by Mathew B. Brady on February 9, 1864. Photograph by Anthony Berger of the Brady Studio. [photographed 1864 February 9, printed later] The Washington diary of Horatio Nelson Taft, presented in 2000 to the Library of Congress by Mrs. Willoughby Davis of Falls Church, Virginia, has been in the possession of the Taft family since ...

    • Date: 1861
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    The Library of Congress is providing access to the Diary of Horatio Nelson Taft, 1861-1865, ("Diary"), for educational and research purposes, and makes no warranty with regard to its use for other purposes. The written permission of the copyright owners and/or holders of other rights (such as publicity and/or privacy rights) is required for distribution, reproduction, or other use of protected items beyond that ...

  • About this Collection -- Washington During the Civil War: the Diary of Horatio Nelson Taft, 1861-1865

    This collection represents three manuscript volumes that document daily life in Washington, D.C., through the eyes of U.S. Patent Office examiner Horatio Nelson Taft (1806-1888), including Taft's connection with Abraham Lincoln and his family. Of special interest is Taft's description of Lincoln's assassination, based on the accounts of his friends and his son, who was one of the attending physicians at Ford's Theatre the ...

    • Date: 1861