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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- African Americans.

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United States Army, Military Correspondence Regarding Accusations Against African American Soldiers in Tennessee, 1865 September 20-December 23

 File — Box 51: [Barcode: 32101070780505]
Scope and Contents Consists of United States military correspondence regarding accusations of "bad conduct" leveled by white Tennessee citizens against the African American troops stationed there in the months immediately following the American Civil War. An initial September 20, 1865, letter from newspaper writer and former Confederate soldier J.P. (John Polk) Pryor in Memphis, Tennessee, to President Andrew Johnson (1808-1875) is accompanied by two clippings (September 17-20, 1865) from the Memphis Argus...
Dates: 1865 September 20-December 23