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Subtitle: Edward's Ferry.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - November 2, 1861

Speaker or author: editor

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

Brief account of the battle at Edward's Ferry (Ball's Bluff). The writer blames ignorance of the territory, the number of enemy troops, and a lack of basic military skill for this disaster.

Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page

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

Keywords: battle; Civil War; crime; fugitives; Leesburgh; military; North; Potomac; slave-catcher

People: Baker, [Edward D.]; Banks, [Nathaniel Prentiss]; Paterson, [Robert]; Stone, [Charles Pomeroy]

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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