Pro-Lincoln coverage of his 1865 inauguration for his second term in presidency

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Pro-Lincoln coverage of his 1865 inauguration for his second term in presidency - The Fourth ofMnrrh, 1805. On Saturday last tlio...
The Fourth ofMnrrh, 1805. On Saturday last tlio inauguration of Abraham Lincoln ns Prosidcnt of the United States, was celebrated nt "Washington with the- pomp and glorious glorious circumstauco common to such events. Tho inaugural of President Lincoln is published in another column, and will bo read with great attention and interest. It can hardly fail lo bo impressive, impressive, uttered as it is in tho midst of momentous events. Ono of our best exchanges properly says that the people- ro-clectcd Mr. Lincoln from an instinctWo feeling that in no way would thoy bo well express their determination determination utterly to suppress tho rebellion. rebellion. It has been so interpreted by tho South, and has had great influence in producing weakness and confusion among tho rebels. Mr. Lincoln ontors upon his second term with every pros poet of seeing peace restored, freedom established as tho fundamental law, nnd a new career of unity and pros pcrity opened to tho nation before his present term closes. It is a proud day for him and tho people. Tho rccont victories of our armies, tho successive fall of tho strongholds of tho rebellion, nnd tho prospect of still greater successes successes closo at baud will givo zest to tho usual festivities of tho day. Aside from tho rejoicing throughout tho country that Abraham Lincoln is reelected reelected and sworn in, for tho second term, tho Chiof Magistrato of this freo country, tho fourth of March was sot apart in many places in tho loyal States for public demonstrations in honor of tho cheering successes of tho National Arms. Meetings also woro held in divors cities and towns and prayers offered to 'Almighty. God on bohalf of tho men who havo been -set npait to'guido tho affairs of this Ro public. In several cities tho day was duly celebrated witn military and civic display. Salutes, ringing of bells, and other demonstrations were inoro or (1 1 m . m less the order 01 tlio day in many towns in each commonwealth. In Bomo appropriate way every patriotic heart manifested its gratitude for tho blessings vouchsafed to ub as a nation and for tho success which had crowned tho efforts of our bravo armies. On tho fourth of March, 18(55, tho "coiling serpent of bayonots" is tight cning its folds around Richmond, Grant watches and waits at Peters burgh. Sherman is hurrying through tho Oarolinas. Schofiold advances from Wilmington. Shoridan is roady for another dash in tho valloy all bent upon reducing tho strong hold of rebellion. President Lincoln, with his ablo cabinet; cabinet; takes tho holm of Sates for another another four years. All tho aniens for tho futuro are auspicious. to out 1 tho of a 1

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  1. The Vermont Transcript,
  2. 10 Mar 1865, Fri,
  3. Page 2

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