FORT PILLOW MASSACRE. Bound with RETURNED PRISONERS.
Washington, D. C., 1864. Item #67563
128p, 34p, plus 8p illustrations, cover faded with a few water stains, wear to edges, good. Inquiry into the slaughter of African American Federal troops stationed at Ft. Pillow, Tenn. The investigation verified that over 300 blacks, including women and children, were killed. Later that year, the South agreed to treat black soldiers as prisoners of war. Following the occurrence, black troops going into battle used the cry, "Remember Fort Pillow!" Also includes the Committee report RETURNED PRISONERS, testimony on returned prisoners illustrated with drawings of men in very poor condition.
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