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Brownlow, William Gannaway (1805-1877) Brownlow's Knoxville Whig and rebel ventilator. [Vol. 1, no. 9 (February 20, 1864)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05959.50.09 Author/Creator: Brownlow, William Gannaway (1805-1877) Place Written: Knoxville, Tennessee Type: Newspaper Date: 20 February 1864 Pagination: 4 p. ; 59 x 42.5 cm

Correspondence between Longstreet & General J.G. Foster, Secesh almanac - Who began the war, Imprisonment of General Tombs, Brownlow dead, A big scare at Richmond, Freedom convention of the slave trade Slavery & the war, Speech of General Burnside in Boston.

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