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A.S. Willington & Co. (fl. 1861-1864) Charleston daily courier. [Vol. 61, no. 19,427 (March 27, 1863)]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05959.37.14 Author/Creator: A.S. Willington & Co. (fl. 1861-1864) Place Written: Charleston, South Carolina Type: Newspapers Date: 27 March 1863 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Battle of Tallahatchie, National Fast - President Sanctified another Day of Fasting, Humiliation and Prayer, Yankee Iron-Clad Steam Ram "Chillicothe" Disabled, Another Advance on Fort Pemberton, High Price Paid for Negro Slaves at Auction, The "Alabama" and "Florida" in Southern Waters.


Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Keywords/Subjects: Civil War, Military History, Confederate States of America, Slavery, Fortification, Battle, Religion, Diet and nutrition, Government and Civics, Ironclad, Navy, Union Forces, Slave Sale

Sub Era: The American Civil War