Fort Pillow Massacre.

Washington: 1864. First. hardcover. Report. The Joint Committee on the Conduct and Expenditures of the War, to whom was referred the resolution of Congress instructing them to investigate the late massacre at Fort Pillow. 128pp. Bound with: Returned Prisoners, Report. 8 engravings of returned wounded prisoners. 34pp. 2 Vols. in one. 8vo, original brown cloth, cloth lightly soiled, corners bumped, spine ends lightly worn and repaired, scattered light foxing. (Washington, 1864)."The whole slaughter of the garrison (63% killed and wounded), arising out of the incapacity of its commander, gave rise to unfair charges that the Confederates had committed a massacre." Dictionary of American History, Vol. IV, p. 272. The Confederates were led by Nathan Bedford Forrest. 38th Congress, 1st Session, Senate, Rep. Com. Nos. 63 and 68. good.

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