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Bagby, George William, Ed. (1828-1883) Southern literary messenger. [Vol. 33, no. 1 (July)]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05959.75.01 Author/Creator: Bagby, George William, Ed. (1828-1883) Place Written: Richmond, Virginia Type: Magazine Date: July 1861 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: A magazine devoted to Literature, Science and Art. Exile and Empire The true question: A contest for the supremacy of race Conrad Clifford. Gan-Eden Juggernaut

People: Bagby, George William, 1828-1883.

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Keywords/Subjects: Civil War, Military History, Confederate States of America, African American History, Slavery

Sub Era: The American Civil War