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G.R. Galpin & Co. 2d. Michigan Vol. Union vidette. [Vol. 1, no. 1 (1863)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06107.24 Author/Creator: G.R. Galpin & Co. 2d. Michigan Vol. Place Written: Lebanon, Kentucky Type: Newspaper Date: 1863 ca. Pagination: 4 p. ; 44.4 x 30.3 cm.

Summary of Content: First edition, volume 1, no. 1. "Published every now & then." Counterpart to Confederate Gen. John Hunt Morgan's "Vidette." Poem to Kearny (dead). Article titled "Is the President's Proclamation of Freedom (Emancipation of Slaves) Constitutional or Not?" Also, news from the 17th Michigan Infantry, describing their response to Lee's invasion of Maryland, and an editorial, "Peace," on what should be done with the Confederacy.

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Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesPoetryUnion GeneralEmancipation ProclamationEmancipationUS ConstitutionAfrican American HistorySlaveryPresidentConfederate General or LeaderPeace

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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