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New-York times. [Vol. 10, no. 3027 (4 June 1861)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08726.12 Author/Creator: Place Written: New York Type: Newspaper Date: 4 June 1861 Pagination: 8 p. ; 57 x 39 cm.

Background Information: 3

People: Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889
Seward, William H. (William Henry), 1801-1872
Harney, William Selby, 1800-1889
Brady, James Topham, 1815-1869

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesReligionConfederate States of AmericaFinanceBanksPrisonerDiseaseMedical HistoryMedicine

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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