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A blog of Nineteenth Century history, focusing, but not exclusively, on the American Civil War seen through the prism of personal accounts, newspaper stories, administrative records and global history.
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Images of 1861 juxtaposed- Union Square, New York vs. Capitol Square, Richmond

Friday, March 7, 2014

Escaping Down the Peninsula 1864- . . .and Tales of the Army

                                                   FEBRUARY 15, 1864.
Col. J. W. SHAFFER, Chief of Staff:
Colonel Streight is concealed in Richmond, but at large. His friends desire the papers to state his successful arrival here, for obvious reasons. Please arrange it immediately with the Associated Press agent.
                                       I.J. WISTAR,

- The war of the rebellion: a compilation of the official records of the Union and Confederate armies.; Series 1 Volume 33

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