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The Congress of the Confederate States of America A bill to be entitled An act to provide for the settlement of claims against the confederate states, for property lost, captured or destoryed, while in the miltitary service of the confederate States, or which has been taken or impressed.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06745.102 Author/Creator: The Congress of the Confederate States of America Place Written: Richmond Type: Printed document Date: 1 June 1864 Pagination: 4 p. ; 14.3 x 22 cm.

Summary of Content: stamp of record division

People: Johnson, Homer Uri, fl. 1896

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryConfederate States of AmericaGovernment and CivicsLawWartime Pillaging and DestructionImpressment

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