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Tyler & Allegre (fl. 1862-1865) The daily richmond enquirer. [Vol. 37, no. 179 (January 11, 1865)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05959.80.03 Author/Creator: Tyler & Allegre (fl. 1862-1865) Place Written: Richmond, Virginia Type: Newspaper Date: 11 January 1865 Pagination: 2 p. ; 68 x 46 cm.

Summary of Content: Note in pencil above masthead says "Brought from Libby prison by S. Moore Finley" while the back has pencil signature "S. M. Finley." News from the front, including an update from outside Richmond where "It is said that the enemy have one corps of white soldiers ... and a brigade of negroes." Report of the removal of General Benjamin F. Butler from his command. Richmond city news says a slave poisoned an infant. Reprint from "New York Daily News" of ill treatment of Confederate prisoners of war at Rock Island. Report on an extensive raid in Alabama. Letter to the editor about the education of the children of deceased and disabled soldiers. Printing of a speech of "Alabama" Captain Raphael Semmes. Notes from the sessions of the Virginia state legislature and the Confederate Congress.

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Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryConfederate States of AmericaPrison CampPrisoner of WarUnion ForcesAfrican American HistoryAfrican American TroopsUnion GeneralChildren and FamilySlave RebellionGovernment and CivicsDeathInjury or WoundEducationCharity and PhilanthropyNavy

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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