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A.F. Crutchfield & Co. (fl. 1861) Daily express. [Vol. 12, no. 69, whole no. 3920 (March 22, 1862)]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05959.74.25 Author/Creator: A.F. Crutchfield & Co. (fl. 1861) Place Written: Petersburg, Virginia Type: Newspapers Date: 22 March 1862 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: The late fight in Arkansas (Battle of Pea Ridge), Proclamation by governor of Virginia, General McClellan ditched.

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Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Keywords/Subjects: Civil War, Military History, Confederate States of America, Battle, Union General, Union Forces

Sub Era: The American Civil War