Title: [Fort Pillow massacre, inquiry and testimony]: in the Senate of the United States. May 5, 1864.Author: United States. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War.Publisher: Gale, Sabin Americana Description: Based on Joseph Sabin's famed bibliography, Bibliotheca Americana, Sabin Americana, 1500--1926 contains a collection of books, ...Read MoreTitle: [Fort Pillow massacre, inquiry and testimony]: in the Senate of the United States. May 5, 1864.Author: United States. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War.Publisher: Gale, Sabin Americana Description: Based on Joseph Sabin's famed bibliography, Bibliotheca Americana, Sabin Americana, 1500--1926 contains a collection of books, pamphlets, serials and other works about the Americas, from the time of their discovery to the early 1900s. Sabin Americana is rich in original accounts of discovery and exploration, pioneering and westward expansion, the U.S. Civil War and other military actions, Native Americans, slavery and abolition, religious history and more.Sabin Americana offers an up-close perspective on life in the western hemisphere, encompassing the arrival of the Europeans on the shores of North America in the late 15th century to the first decades of the 20th century. Covering a span of over 400 years in North, Central and South America as well as the Caribbean, this collection highlights the society, politics, religious beliefs, culture, contemporary opinions and momentous events of the time. It provides access to documents from an assortment of genres, sermons, political tracts, newspapers, books, pamphlets, maps, legislation, literature and more.Now for the first time, these high-quality digital scans of original works are available via print-on-demand, making them readily accessible to libraries, students, independent scholars, and readers of all ages.++++The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++SourceLibrary: Huntington LibraryDocumentID: SABCP01190200CollectionID: CTRG93-B4225PublicationDate: 18640101SourceBibCitation: Selected Americana from Sabin's Dictionary of books relating to AmericaNotes: At the head of title: "38th Congress, 1st Session. Senate. Rep. Com. No. 63." At head of title, 2nd report: 38th Congress, 1st Session. Senate. Rep. Com. No. 68. Appended is the committee's report on the condition of the returned prisoners from Fort Pillow published as Senate Rep. Com. 68. U.S. 38th Congress, 1st Session. "Resolved by the Senate and House of Represenatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War be, and they are hereby, instructed to inquire into the truth of the rumored slaughter of the Union troops, after their surrender, at the recent attack of the rebel forces upon Fort Pillow, Tennessee; as, also, whether Fort Pillow could have been sufficiently re-enforced or evacuated, and if so, why it was not done; and that they report the facts to Congress as soon as possible. Approved April 21, 1864/"--P.  Caption title.Collation: 128, 34 p.,  leaves of plates: ill.; 23 cmRead Less
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