Massacre of Fort Pillow

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Historical Context Note

Confederate Gen. Nathan Forrest's cavalry massacres African American soldiers after they had surrendered.
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Citation:
Editors. "Massacre of Fort Pillow". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=10952, accessed 22 September 2014.]


Related Groups

  1. American Civil War