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Blum, L.V. (fl. 1864-1866) People's press. [Vol. 13, no. 12 (July 24, 1863)]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05959.27.12 Author/Creator: Blum, L.V. (fl. 1864-1866) Place Written: Salem, North Carolina Type: Newspapers Date: 24 July 1863 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Vice-President Stephens at Fortress Monroe, Great Riot in New York - Conscription Register, Raid on Wytheville. An article describes a lightning incident. Several articles report war activity, and congressional election results are noted. A long article describes a riot in New York City, including the beating of several black people. An editorial examines a new militia law.

People: Blum, L. V., fl. 1864-1866.

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Keywords/Subjects: Civil War, Military History, Confederate States of America, Law, Militia, Draft Riots, African American History, Mobs and Riots, Union Forces, Conscription, Battle, Confederate General or Leader, Election, Politics, Government and Civics, Extreme Weather

Sub Era: The American Civil War