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Redmond, Dennis (fl. 1856-1865) Southern cultivator. [Vol. 20, no. 5 & 6 (May & June, 1862)]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05959.11.04 Author/Creator: Redmond, Dennis (fl. 1856-1865) Place Written: Augusta, Georgia Type: Newspapers Date: May & June 1862 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Cattle for the South, Negro Slavery, What Shall be Done with the Contrabands, Virginia War Whiskey. A letter to the editor encourages the North to understand and support slavery due to its mild climate and uplifting work environment. An editorial encourages farmers to plant more corn. Another short editorial surmises Lincoln's debt. Ads take up the last 11 pages of this issue.

People: Redmond, Dennis

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Keywords/Subjects: Civil War, Military History, Confederate States of America, Agriculture and Animal Husbandry, African American History, Slavery, Contrabands, Alcohol, President, Finance, Debt

Sub Era: The American Civil War