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100th Pennsylvania Regiment The Camp Kettle. [Vol. 1, no. 11 (May 1, 1862)]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09007 Author/Creator: 100th Pennsylvania Regiment Place Written: Beaufort, South Carolina Type: Newspapers Date: 1 May 1862 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Articles on the Battle of Wilmington Island, promotions, camp life, and military business. States "The Camp Kettle is published every opportunity by the 100th Penn'a (Roundhead) Reg't, Col. Leasure, Commanding."

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Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Keywords/Subjects: Military Camp, Military History, Union Forces, Journalism

Sub Era: The American Civil War