Black Soldiers and Civilians at the Fort Pillow Massacre, Tennessee, April 1864

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Description

An artist's rendition of the Massacre, showing black Union soldiers and civilians being killed by white Confederate soldiers. A chromolithograph published in 1892 by Kurtz & Allison, Chicago.(Courtesy, Anne S. K. Brown Military Collection, Brown University Library.) On April 12, 1864, Confederate troops attacked Fort Pillow, Tennessee, then occupied by Union troops, many of them black. After capturing the fort, the Confederates

Date Created

1864

Language

English

Rights

Metadata is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International

Identifier

BMC-2
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