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A.F. Crutchfield & Co. (fl. 1861) Daily express. [Vol. 11, no. 210, whole no. 3751 (September 3, 1861)]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05959.74.15 Author/Creator: A.F. Crutchfield & Co. (fl. 1861) Place Written: Petersburg, Virginia Type: Newspapers Date: 3 September 1861 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Senator Wilson on the Battle of Stone Bridge, General Beauregard's official report on the Bull Run engagement on July 18, Report of the capture of Hatteras by Butler.


Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Keywords/Subjects: First Battle of Bull Run (Manassas), Civil War, Military History, Confederate States of America, Battle of Bull Run, Battle, Confederate General or Leader, Union General, Union Forces

Sub Era: The American Civil War