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The Fenians active in Canada and the United States... Trial of Jefferson Davis...



Item # 648284

June 6, 1866

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, June 6, 1866 

* Battle of Ridgeway- Ontario
* Fenian raids in Canada
* Jefferson Davis treason trial


Pages 4 & 5 have over 2 columns of text headed: "THE FENIANS INVADE CANADA" "A Sharp Battle And A Retreat" "The Invaders Surrender to the United States Forces" "Operations Along the Frontier". The Fenians were a fraternal organization dedicated to the creation of an independent Irish republic.
Page 5 has: "The Trial of Jeff. Davis--Opening of the U.S. Court at Richmond...Action of Davis's Counsel" and more.

Category: Post-Civil War

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