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A.S. Willington & Co. (fl. 1861-1864) Charleston daily courier. [Vol. 62, no. 19,655 (January 1, 1864)]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05959.37.16 Author/Creator: A.S. Willington & Co. (fl. 1861-1864) Place Written: Charleston, South Carolina Type: Newspapers Date: 1 January 1864 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Siege of Charleston, General Bragg Offers to Serve as General Johnston's Chief-of-Staff, General Buckner to Take Command of All the Cavalry in the Dept. of Tennessee, General John Morgan Second in Command, general Banks Received by Mexicans.


Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Keywords/Subjects: Civil War, Military History, Confederate States of America, Battle of Charleston Harbor, Battle, Confederate General or Leader, Cavalry, Latin and South America, Global History and Civics, Foreign Affairs

Sub Era: The American Civil War