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The Fort Pillow Massacre

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Parent Issue
Day
6
Month
May
Year
1864
Copyright
Public Domain
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Washing on, May 2. Among witnesses who were examined s a negro who was buried alivo and uy; bimnelf out of bis own pjrave There is no doubt of tlio tact that one )r more persons were n;iilod through :beir ilesh to pieces of W(od and then bnriud alive. Not only on the day of siinender were siich fiendihti acts per: etrated, but nest d:iy in cold blood - Tho vicliiüs seen by the coinmittue were some of them pierced and cut in tliü f:ico and eyes with biiyonets nnd snords, vvhile other p;irl s ei their bodes A-ele sniiiHheü and di.-iigured either by steel or lead.

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Subjects
Old News
Michigan Argus