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A.S. Willington & Co. (fl. 1861-1864) Charleston daily courier. [Vol. 60, no. 19,051 (January 1, 1862)]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05959.37.06 Author/Creator: A.S. Willington & Co. (fl. 1861-1864) Place Written: Charleston, South Carolina Type: Newspapers Date: 1 January 1862 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Release of Mason & Slidell (Trent Affair), President Jefferson Davis' Message in England, Queen Victoria's Proclamation against the Export of War Material.


Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Keywords/Subjects: Civil War, Military History, Confederate States of America, Trent Affair, Diplomacy, Global History and Civics, Foreign Affairs, Prisoner of War, Confederate General or Leader, Neutrality, Women's History, Military Supplies, Prisoner

Sub Era: The American Civil War