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Cowardin, J.A. & Hammersley Daily dispatch. [Vol. 26, no. 94 (April 20, 1864)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05959.56.159 Author/Creator: Cowardin, J.A. & Hammersley Place Written: Richmond, Virginia Type: Newspaper Date: 20 April 1864 Pagination: 2 p. ; 58.5 x 43 cm

Summary of Content: Official dispatch from Jamor-General Forrest to General S. Cooper regarding the capture of Fort Pillow, Report of the capture of Fort Pillow.


Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryConfederate States of AmericaBattle of Fort Pillow (Fort Pillow Massacre)BattlePrisoner of WarAfrican American HistoryAfrican American TroopsAtrocityMassacreUnion Forces

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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