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Adair & Smith (1861-1864) Southern Confederacy. [Vol. 1, No. 166, (August 28, 1861)]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05959.09.003 Author/Creator: Adair & Smith (1861-1864) Place Written: Atlanta, Georgia. Type: Newspapers Date: 28 August 1861 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Subjects include Peace Convention - State of Kentucky, Letter from Cobb's Legion, Battle of Manassas Hard on Lincoln. Miscelleanous advertisements throughout issue.

People: Cobb, Thomas Read Rootes, 1823-1862.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Keywords/Subjects: First Battle of Bull Run (Manassas), Civil War, Military History, Confederate States of America, Union Forces, Peace, Diplomacy, Battle of Bull Run, Battle, President

Sub Era: The American Civil War