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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 15, page 66, 1887 [newspaper clipping]

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Identifier: DX01454258

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 15, page 66, 1887 [newspaper clipping]

Description: Newspaper clipping announcing the death of R.S. Ripley.

Transcription:

DEATH OF GENERAL RIPLEY.—NEW YORK, MARCH 30.—The death is announced to-day of General [R.S.] Ripley, the Commander of the Confederate battery that opened fire on Fort Sumter after its occupation by Major [Robert] Anderson, of the United States army, at the outbreak of the War of Secession.—Reuter.

[Gunn’s handwriting] 1887.

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States

Dates: 1887

Type(s): Diary
Page

Maker/Creator: Gunn, Thomas Butler, 1826-1903

Subjects: Civil War, 1861-1865
Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C.)
Diaries
Obituaries
Fortification

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