Bradford refused surrender and the Confederates renewed the attack, soon overran the fort, and drove the Federals down the river's bluff into a deadly crossfire. Casualties were high and only sixty-two of the U.
Colored Troops survived the fight. Many accused the Confederates of perpetrating a massacre of the black troops, and that controversy continues today. The Confederates evacuated Fort Pillow that evening so they gained little from the attack except to temporarily disrupt Union operations. The Fort Pillow Massacre became a Union rallying cry and cemented resolve to see the war through to its conclusion. THIS BOOK IS IN NEAR FINE CONDITION This scarce, First Edition, antique book is bound in brown textured covers with gold lettering and impressed, lined decorative highlights on the cover.
The exterior is clean and has no bumping or discernible edge wear. The book has solid binding throughout; both hinges and all binding are solid. The interior is clean and in nice overall condition, but a few pages have some light yellowing (foxing) and there is some browning to the front end page as shown. The book has no writing, smudging, stamps or pasteboards. It is not an ex-library book.
The book contains illustrations in the back of the book of prisoners of war. A great primary-source for these important, historic events, this book provides testimony and inquiry about these controversial topics. An excellent, clean, solid, First Edition book. REPORTS OF THE COMMITTEE ON THE CONDUCT OF WAR.
Official Report by the 38th United States Congress, 1st Session, Joint Committee on the Conduct of War. FIRST EDITION NEAR FINE CONDITION. Official Congressional Report of the Civil War Dealing with the Fort Pillow Massacre and Other Topics Filled with First-Hand Testimony Original, Solidly Bound, Illustrated, Antique Book. PUBLISHED BY THE GOVERNMENT PUBLISHING OFFICE, WASHINGTON, D. This First Edition, 155-year old antique book constitutes the official Congressional report of two amazing and related topics: The Fort Pillow Massacre and the Return of Prisoners.THIS BOOK IS IN NEAR FINE CONDITION. This scarce, First Edition, antique book is bound in brown textured covers with gold lettering and impressed, lined decorative highlights on the cover. The interior is clean and in nice overall condition, but a few pages have some light yellowing (foxing) and there is some browning to the front end page. The book has no writing, smuding, stamps or pasteboards. Be sure to add me to your. Get Supersized Images & Free Image Hosting. Attention Sellers - Get Templates Image Hosting, Scheduling at Auctiva.
The item "FORT PILLOW MASSACRE CIVIL WAR CONFEDERATE WAR CRIMES 1864 FIRST EDITION" is in sale since Sunday, July 7, 2019. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible".
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