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Subtitle: The Lesson of Pittsburgh Landing.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - April 26, 1862

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer briefly comments on General Halleck's order to "drive out" fugitive slaves who try to enter "within federal lines," or seek shelter with Union troops.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

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

Keywords: Civil War; fugitive; military; Pittsburgh; rebellion; slaves; union

People: Beauregard, [P. G. T.]; Halleck, [Henry Wager]; Johnson, General [Edward]

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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