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Cowardin, J.A. & Hammersley Daily dispatch. [Vol. 20, no. 24 (July 29, 1861)]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05959.56.031 Author/Creator: Cowardin, J.A. & Hammersley Place Written: Richmond, Virginia Type: Newspapers Date: 29 July 1861 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Edward Everett's letter accepting his nomination for the Vice-Presidency by the Union Convention, The Rich Mountain Fight, The Battle of Manassas.

People: Everett, Edward, 1794-1865.

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Keywords/Subjects: First Battle of Bull Run (Manassas), Civil War, Military History, Confederate States of America, Vice President, Government and Civics, Union Forces, Battle of Bull Run, Battle

Sub Era: The American Civil War