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Pinckney, Henry Laurens (1794-1863) Tri-weekly mercury. [Vol. 83, no. 11, 945 (December 29, 1863)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05959.44.33 Author/Creator: Pinckney, Henry Laurens (1794-1863) Place Written: Charleston, South Carolina Type: Newspaper Date: 29 December 1863 Pagination: 4 p. ; 65 x 52 cm

Summary of Content: Latest from the U.S., Confederate, and European Congresses, Gen. J.E. Johnston Takes Command, Negro Revolt at Fort Jackson, One Hundred and Seventy-Second Day of the Siege of Charleston, Butler Requires all in Norfolk to take the Oath, Peace Resolutions in the Yankee Congress, Ex-president Pierce Places ad as the future antagonist of Lincoln, U.S. buys 18,000 Acres of Land.

Background Information: Founded in 1819 by Henry Laurens Pinckney, son of Charles Pickney, who was its sole editor for the first fifteen years of publication.


Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryConfederate States of AmericaCongressGovernment and CivicsGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsConfederate General or LeaderSlave RebellionAfrican American HistoryBattle of Charleston HarborOathUnion GeneralUnion ForcesPeacePresidentLand Transaction

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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