An additional tidbit on the riot

From Hennessy (the original post on the race riot at Aquia landing is here):

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A reader, George Combs, the manager of Special Collections at the Alexandria Library, was kind enough to send along this clipping from the Alexandria Gazette (August 4, 1865) about the riot at Aquia Landing. It includes a number of details not found elsewhere. We’re grateful to George for sharing this item (click to enlarge):

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