Negro army

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TELEGRAM TO GENERAL S. A. HURLBUT. WASHINGTON, March 25, 1863. MAJOR-GENERAL HURLBUT, Memphis: What news have you? What from Vicksburg? What from Yazoo Pass? What from Lake Providence? What generally? QUESTION OF RAISING NEGRO TROOPS TO GOVERNOR JOHNSON. (Private.) EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON March 26, 1863. HON. ANDREW JOHNSON. MY DEAR SIR:–I am told you have […]