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A.S. Willington & Co. (fl. 1861-1864) Charleston daily courier. [Vol. 59, no. 18,960 (September 14, 1861)]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05959.37.04 Author/Creator: A.S. Willington & Co. (fl. 1861-1864) Place Written: Charleston, South Carolina Type: Newspapers Date: 14 September 1861 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Battle Between Floyd & Rosecrans, The Beginning of the End in Kentucky, Rosecrans' Report, The CSS Sumter Cruise, Letter from Capt. Semmes, Correspondence Between President Davis & Governor Magoffin of Kentucky.


Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Keywords/Subjects: Civil War, Military History, Confederate States of America, Confederate General or Leader, Union General, Union Forces, Battle, Navy, Government and Civics

Sub Era: The American Civil War