7 edition of Rutherford B. Hayes found in the catalog.
Examines the life and career of the Civil War general and Ohio politician who became the nineteenth president of the United States.
|Statement||by Zachary Kent.|
|Series||Encyclopedia of presidents|
|LC Classifications||E682 .K28 1989|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||100 p. :|
|Number of Pages||100|
|LC Control Number||88008679|
Having barely survived a famously contested presidential election, Hayes assumed the presidency at a time of continued social and political disharmony. After a few minutes' silence I began to doubt whether the enemy had disappeared or whether our men had gone farther back. But Tilden had amassed only electoral votes—one shy of the number needed to defeat his Republican opponent, Governor Rutherford B. As Lee continued his advance through Maryland, he left behind a small force to guard the passes around South Mountain. But quick-thinking Republican political operatives, capitalizing on the bayonet-supported control of Southern states by Reconstruction-era regimes in South Carolina and Louisiana, immediately challenged election returns in those two states, as well as Florida and Oregon. Although being a congressman had its rewards, Hayes missed his family, which during four years of war he had seen only intermittently.
I called out to Captain Drake, who was on the left, to let his company wheel backward so as to face the threatened attack. Hayes was not declared the winner until March 1,five months after Election Day. Hayes Presidential Center"if the influence of the bright and aggressive Fanny Platt had extended over a normal lifetime, Lucy Hayes might have become active in the woman's rights movement. She was being escorted at the behest of her Kentucky owner through the free state of Ohio on the way to Virginia when she was detained by antislavery activists and freed on a writ of habeas corpus. Heroic Civil War Service Hayes was willing to let the lower Southern states go when they seceded, following Abraham Lincoln's election inbut he was outraged by South Carolina's April 12,attack on Fort Sumter.
While Hayes called upon and flirted with Cincinnati belles, he found himself more and more attracted to a girl from his home town of Delaware. Two charges pushed the Confederates back, but just as Hayes ordered a third charge a musket ball fractured his left arm above the elbow, leaving a gaping hole. In keeping with the ambitions and dreams of Fanny and Sardis for his future, Rud decided to pursue a legal career. He had faith that "right" would prevail.
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Leaving Congress inHayes successfully ran for governor of Ohio, and served from to Hayes of Ohio. As president, she called attention to the plight of the urban poor and disenfranchised African-Americans in the South.
Rutherford B. He received a law degree from Harvard in Hayes especially distinguished himself in the retreat after the defeat at Second Kernstown July 24,and by leading the decisive charge through the mud of Rosebud Run at the victory of Opequon Creek September 19, Joseph Webb, his regimental surgeon.
We simply see the external result of his internal machinery. A young commissary sergeant, William McKinley, was also in the regiment and was credited with showing considerable bravery at Antietam.
He also thought the war would be short; by May 15, however, he realized the nation was facing a long, hard struggle and declared, "I would prefer to go into it if I knew I was to die.
Months of uncertainty followed. The Hayes' had a second son in Marchbut in July that year, Hayes's beloved sister, Fanny, died from complications following childbirth.
Widowed with three children, Lucy's mother when urged to sell those slaves to secure a decent income replied: "Before I will sell a slave I will take in washing to support my family. Hayes has with Congress, but she has great influence with me.
Not only was the slavery or freedom of a human being at stake but so were intriguing questions of law. Hayes was promoted to colonel and from toregularly commanded a brigade; at times, he headed-up a division. It proves detailed, well-researched, thoughtful and thorough. Learn how and when to remove these template messages This section appears to contain trivial, minor, or unrelated references to popular culture.
I called out, "Hallo Twenty-third men, are you going to leave your colonel here for the enemy? I soon felt weak, faint, and sick at the stomach. Returning to Ohio, he established a successful legal practice in Cincinnatiwhere he represented defendants in several fugitive-slave cases and became associated with the newly formed Republican Party.As the 19th President of the United States (), Rutherford B.
Hayes oversaw the end of Reconstruction, began the efforts that led to civil service reform, and attempted to reconcile the.
Lucy Ware Webb Hayes (August 28, – June 25, ) was a First Lady of the United States and the wife of President Rutherford B. Hayes. Lucy was nicknamed "Lemonade Lucy." She did not serve alcohol in the White hildebrandsguld.com: August 28,Chillicothe, Ohio, U.S.
Rutherford B. Hayes, 19th president of the United States (–81), who brought post-Civil War Reconstruction to an end in the South and who tried to establish new standards of official integrity after eight years of corruption in Washington, D.C.
Learn more about his life and presidency in this article. Rutherford Birchard Hayes is one of the presidents who gets lost in the tumult of history.
Hoogenboom provides us with an illuminating biography, taking advantage of the copious letters and journals that the man left behind, to give us an image of a president who bucks the mold of 4/5(40). Rutherford B. Hayes: Impact and Legacy By Ari Hoogenboom After finding “the country divided and distracted and every interest depressed,” Hayes was proud that, upon leaving the White House, he “left it united, harmonious, and prosperous.”.
This book is a biography of a leader of the Reconstruction era, whose contested election eerily parallels the election debacle of The disputed election of between Rutherford B.
Hayes and Samuel Tilden, in which Congress set up a special electoral commission, handing the disputed electoral votes to Hayes, brings recent events into sharp focus.