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Black Abolitionist Archive


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Subtitle: How We Stand!

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - April 27, 1861

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)

The writer provides details of the early stages of the Civil War. He relates how each state is responding to the conflict and how the country is squaring off for this terrible war.

Description of file(s): two scanned newspaper pages (three columns)

Subjects: Abolitionists--United States; African American abolitionists; Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery; United States--History--19th century

Keywords: army; Arsenal; Border Slave States; Civil War; Confederate; conflict; Delaware; Federal; Fort McHenry; Fort Munroe; Fort Sumter; government; Kansas; Kentucky; Maryland; Massachusetts Sixth Regiment; militia; mob; neutrality; New York; Norfolk Navy Yard; North; North Carolina; Pennsylvania; Potomac; railroad; Rhode Island; secessionists; soldiers; South; Tennessee; troops; union; Virginia; volunteers; Washington

People: Brown, John; Butler, Brigadier General; Davis, Jefferson; Pendergast, Commodore; Sanders, George N.

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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