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A.S. Willington & Co. (fl. 1861-1864) Charleston daily courier. [Vol. 59, no. 19,012 (November 14, 1861)]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05959.37.05 Author/Creator: A.S. Willington & Co. (fl. 1861-1864) Place Written: Charleston, South Carolina Type: Newspapers Date: 14 November 1861 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: General Bowling Captured, List of Casualties in Colonel Mark's Regiment, Rumor of General Beauregard's Resignation. Constitutional Progress. Proclamation by the Governor. Polk's General Orders No. 20. Meeting of the Virginia State Convention. Memphis casualties.


Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Keywords/Subjects: Confederate Constitution, Civil War, Military History, Confederate States of America, Death, Injury or Wound, Confederate General or Leader, Government and Civics, Battle

Sub Era: The American Civil War