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Mob Scene at The Palmetto Flag, A Secessionist Newspaper Philadelphia, April 1861
Sat, October 26, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library
In 1861 there were many in Philadelphia who wanted to secede from the Union and The Palmetto Flag was a local newspaper that supported that view. When opinions changed and became more pro-union and militant, a protest at The Palmetto Flag became a riot. Free. No registration required.