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Camden weekly confederate. [Vol. 3, no. 4 (April 27, 1864)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06873 Author/Creator: Place Written: Camden, South Carolina Type: Newspaper Date: 27 April 1864 Pagination: 4 p. ; 59.2 x 39.3 cm.

Summary of Content: Reprinting of official Yankee account of storming of Ft. Pillow by Genl. Forrest; Battle of Bull Run; Battle of Derussy

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Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: FortificationCivil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesConfederate States of AmericaBattle of Fort Pillow (Fort Pillow Massacre)Confederate General or LeaderAfrican American TroopsAfrican American HistoryBattleAtrocityMassacreBattle of Bull Run

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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