I came upon this video of an author of a current book speaking about the peace conference at the Museum of the Confederacy. To tell you the truth, after watching this video I have no desire whatsoever to purchase his book.
Take a look and see what errors you can find. I’ll give you a head start: The steamship River Queen wasn’t Lincoln’s private yacht, as the author claims, nor was it the “Air Force One of its time.”
Which errors did you find?
He also had this piece in the NYT Disunion blog. What inaccuracies do you see there?
You can find the relevant messages in the OR beginning here.
Here are some of the messages. Compare them to the claims made by the author:
The speech Davis gave at the African Church in Richmond is reported here.