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(1863) Battle of Gettysburg
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Larry Purtell
Little Meadows
PA USA
Posts: 984
June 17, 1863
Posted on: 6/17/2020 6:24:19 AM

From the Vernon County Censor, Viroqua Wisconsin. June 17, 1863


From the Detroit Free Press. Detroit Michigan. June 17, 1863

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Gregory C. White
Canton
GA USA
Posts: 281
June 17, 1863
Posted on: 6/17/2020 11:26:29 AM

And I thought "rumor" only passed as news in today's media !
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Larry Purtell
Little Meadows
PA USA
Posts: 984
June 17, 1863
Posted on: 6/17/2020 12:20:47 PM

Hi Greg. I almost didn't post the article about Harrisburg because it was so wrong. Second thought said maybe it would be fun to show how much the press even in 1863 printed rumor and false news.

Larry.
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