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Senate Reports on Fort Pillow Massacre & Prisoners  

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Reports of the Committee on the Conduct of the War: Fort Pillow Massacre & Returned Prisoners

United States House of Representative

[Washington D.C.]




22.5x14.2 cm (9x5½"), brown cloth, lettering in gilt.

Devastating reports from the U.S. Congress concerning the massacre at Fort Pillow and the poor condition of returned prisoners of war, specifically reports 63 & 68. This scarce volume offers a harrowing account of war crimes committed during the course of the Civil War. Ink ownership marks and stamp on front pastedown.

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Wear and staining to boards, joints cracked and repaired with tape, rubbing to ends of spine and corners of boards; dampstaining to lower fourth of volume, marginal foxing , interior bright throughout; about very good.

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