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Burnett, Lawrence T. (fl. 1862-1863) The confederate states. [Vol. 6, no. 23 (December 13, 1862)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06208.11 Author/Creator: Burnett, Lawrence T. (fl. 1862-1863) Place Written: New Iberia, Louisiana Type: Newspaper Date: 13 December 1862 Pagination: 2 p. : wallpaper ; 45.8 x 28.7 cm. Order a Copy

Reports havoc by the 290 steamer off the cape of the Delaware. Notices about extortionists, military hospitals, firewood. Faded gray and white design with blue dotted outline.

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