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The Tri-Weekly Telegraph - Houston, Texas Dated: March 3, 1865. Article on President Lincoln's refusal to negotiate with the Southern States to end the war. Disturbing article on the conditions at Union Prison for Captured Confederates at Rock Island Prison Camp Describes how soldiers have to take "the Oath" just to survive starvation. Reports also describing the sinking of the USS Montawk (Iron Clad) by a Confederate Torpedo Boat. Reports also that the Texas Brigade is six miles below Richmond, 300 strong including the Third Arkansas.
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