Banks, Nathaniel Prentice

Nathaniel Prentice Banks, detail
Life span
01/30/1816—09/01/1894

Life Summary

Full name
  Nathaniel Prentice Banks
Place of Birth
Burial Place
Birth Date Certainty
  Exact
Death Date Certainty
  Exact
Gender
  Male
Race
  White
Sectional choice
  North
Origins
  Free State
Family
 
Nathaniel P. Banks (father), Rebecca Greenwood (mother), Mary Palmer (wife, 1847)
Occupation
  Politician
  Military
  Attorney or Judge
  Businessman
  Journalist
Political Parties
  Democratic
  Republican
  American Party (Know Nothings or Nativists)
  Liberal Republican
  Other
Other Political Party
  Independent
Other Affiliations
  Nativists (Know Nothings)
Government
  Harrison/Tyler Administration (1841-45)
  Polk Administration (1845-49)
  US House of Representatives
  Governor
  State legislature
Military
  Union Army

Note Cards

Events

Documents

Subject
 
Date Title
06/07/1856 Abraham Lincoln to Lyman Trumbull, June 7, 1856
03/18/1857 New York Times, “How a Gentleman is Appreciated by Proslavery Fanatics,” March 18, 1857
07/14/1858 New York Times, "Presidential Candidates," July 14, 1858
11/07/1858 New York Herald, “Douglas for the Presidency,” November 7, 1858
11/03/1859 Carlisle (PA) American Volunteer, "Tenderly Sensitive," November 3, 1859
12/23/1859 Newark (OH) Advocate, “Mr. Douglas and the Presidency,” December 23, 1859
03/02/1860 Newark (OH) Advocate, “The Chicago Convention,” March 2, 1860
05/21/1860 Richmond (VA) Dispatch, “The Chicago Convention,” May 21, 1860
06/12/1860 New York Herald, “Commencement of Republican Cabinet Making,” June 12, 1860
09/07/1860 New York Herald, “Massachusetts Thoroughly Abolitionized,” September 7, 1860
12/10/1860 New York Herald, “The Crisis and Its Solution,” December 10, 1860
06/15/1861 (Concord) New Hampshire Statesman, “The Patriot and the Merryman Case,” June 15, 1861
06/28/1861 New York Times, “Arrest of Marshal Kane,” June 28, 1861
07/01/1861 Marriot Boswell to William H. Seward, July 1, 1861
08/10/1861 John P. Crawford to Abraham Lincoln, August 10, 1861
08/11/1861 Chicago (IL) Tribune, “Simon Cameron,” August 11, 1861
09/21/1861 Chicago (IL) Tribune, “How They Do It,” September 21, 1861
04/09/1862 Abraham Lincoln to George B. McClellan, April 9, 1862
02/03/1863 Cleveland (OH) Herald, “The Coming Siege of Vicksburg,” February 3, 1863
05/15/1863 Entry by Cornelia Peake McDonald, May 15, 1863
05/17/1863 New York Herald, “The Pen and the Sword,” May 17, 1863
05/26/1863 Abraham Lincoln to Isaac Newton Arnold, May 26, 1863
07/13/1863 Abraham Lincoln to Ulysses Simpson Grant, July 13, 1863
07/17/1863 New York Times, “Gen. Banks,” July 17, 1863
11/03/1863 Recollection of Richard Taylor, Battle of Bayou Bourbeau, November 3, 1863
03/12/1864 Christopher C. Andrews to Abraham Lincoln, March 12, 1864
04/08/1864 Recollection of Richard Taylor, Battle of Mansfield, April 8, 1864
05/12/1864 Willard P. Hall to Abraham Lincoln, May 12, 1864

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