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Civil War Mail Went through Hail of Shots
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TitleCivil War Mail Went through Hail of Shots
AbstractBiographical article about Absalom Carlisle Grimes, or Absalom Grimes, a spy and escape artist nicknamed "mailman of the Confederate army." Description of his career, starting out as a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi River and moving to Hannibal, Missouri, becoming famous for escaping from Union military prisons and executions several times.
DateNovember/21/1967
SourceThe Kansas City Star
LocationVertical File: Civil War--Personalities
Local SubjectGrimes, Absalom C.
IllustrationsNo
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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Item ID111116
CONTENTdm number24759
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