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April 18, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 18, 1864 

* Fort pillow massacre
* Henning Tennessee TN
* General Nathan Forrest

Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE BARBARITY AT FORT PILLOW", "300 Black Troops Murdered", "Five of Them Buried Alive", "Columbus Still in Our Possession", "Official Report of General Sherman", "and much more. Page 4, under the heading "THE FORT PILLOW MURDERS", has additional details.
Eight pages, nice condition.

Background (Wikipedia): Military historian David J. Eicher concluded: "Fort Pillow marked one of the bleakest, saddest events of American military history."

Category: Yankee