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New South. [Vol. 1, no. 11 (November 1, 1862)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05959.47.01 Author/Creator: Place Written: Port Royal, South Carolina Type: Newspaper Date: 1 November 1862 Pagination: 4 p. ; 33 x 24 cm

Summary of Content: Death of General Mitchell, Fighting at Coosanohatchie & Pocotaligo.


Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryConfederate States of AmericaDeathUnion GeneralUnion ForcesYellow FeverEpidemicHealth and MedicalBattle

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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