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Cotton trade -- Confederate States of America.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

B. Dufield Letter

Identifier: MS-3108

In this letter to John Lellyett, Treasury Agent Benjamin Dufield reports that Federal troops have been confiscating cotton without orders from the Treasury Department even though the region they are working in is not pro-Confederate. Dufield also expresses his hope that higher officials will take action to correct the problem.

Dates: 1863 August 8