Francis Key Howard

Francis Key Howard

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Francis Key Howard was the grandson of Francis Scott Key and Revolutionary War colonel John Eager Howard. Howard was the editor of the Baltimore Exchange, a Baltimore newspaper sympathetic to the Southern cause. He was arrested on September 13, 1861 by U.S. major general Nathaniel Prentice Banks on the direct orders of general George B. McClellan enforcing the policy of President Abraham Lincoln. The basis for his arrest was for writing a critical editorial in his newspaper of Lincoln's suspension of the writ of habeas corpus, and the fact that the Lincoln administration had declared martial law in Baltimore and imprisoned without due process, George William Brown the mayor of Baltimore, Congressman Henry May, the police commissioners of Baltimore and the entire city councilshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 180 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 272g
  • Anim Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • Aufl.
  • 613836256X
  • 9786138362562