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A.S. Willington & Co. (fl. 1861-1864) Charleston daily courier. [Vol. 60, no. 19,348 (December 23, 1862)]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05959.37.10 Author/Creator: A.S. Willington & Co. (fl. 1861-1864) Place Written: Charleston, South Carolina Type: Newspapers Date: 23 December 1862 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Report of Thirteen Thousand Five Hundred Lives Lost at the Battle of Fredericksburg, Dispatch from Burnside to Halleck, The Army was Withdrawn Across the Rappahannock, A Report that McClellan was to be Reinstated to Command the Army, Death of Brig.-Gen. T.K. Duncan, Vote on the Bill Passed by the Yankee Congress Admitting Western Virginia Into the Union, News of the Battles before Fredericksburg, Report from Gen. Burnside, Lincoln's Army Bill Passed, Mansfield Lovell Relieved of Command, John Hunt Morgan Promoted to Brigadier General, Poem Titled "Stonewall Jackson's Way.".


Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Keywords/Subjects: Civil War, Military History, Confederate States of America, Battle of Fredericksburg, Battle, Death, Union General, Union Forces, Statehood, Government and Civics, Law, Congress, President, Poetry, Confederate General or Leader

Sub Era: The American Civil War