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The fort Pillow massacre... Battles at Paducah and Olustee...



Item # 675956

April 16, 1864

THE NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 16, 1864

* Dramatic coverage of the Fort Pillow Massacre
* The Battles of Paducah and Olustee

The front page has dramatic, single-column headlines related to the massacre and atrocities at Fort Pillow. see images for details. Coverage mentions the slaughter of many black soldiers, woman, and children, along with a handful of blacks being buried alive.
Additional one-column headlines on the front page include::  "The Battle of Olustee", "Our Duty to Our Country and Her Defenders" ,"The Battle of Paducah", and much more. There is additional war-related text on the inside and back pages as well.
Complete in 8 pages, generally in nice condition due to the use of "rag paper" - paper with a high cotton content.  View images for a clear representation of this issue's condition.

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